From a media release:
Super Channel, Canada’s only national English pay television network, is pleased to announce it has commissioned a new original scripted comedy series, What Would Sal Do?, from Toronto based New Metric Media in partnership with DHX Media.
Created by Andrew De Angelis (Mr. D, Fugget About It), the eight-episode, half-hour comedy series, is a modern day parable of an entitled underachiever, Sal, who for the first time in his life, is challenged to be a good person when he discovers he’s the Second Coming of Christ.
The Super Channel original production is scheduled to begin shooting in Sudbury in August, 2015 and air on Super Channel in spring 2016. Executive Producers for New Metric Media are Mark Montefiore and Patrick O’Sullivan, with Greg Copeland as producer. Samir Rehem will direct all eight episodes.
What Would Sal Do? is produced by New Metric Media, in partnership with DHX Media in association with Super Channel, and with the participation of the Canadian Media Fund and Ontario and Federal Tax Credits.