From the Canadian Press:
Link: Jerry O’Connell loves North Bay, talks new TV show ‘Carter’
How many American TV stars could come up to Canada and belt out our national anthem at a hockey game without a teleprompter?
Jerry O’Connell performed the task — without missing a word — while working on his new series “Carter” in North Bay, Ont. Continue reading.
From Charles Trapunski of Brief Take:
Link: Interview: Carter’s Jerry O’Connell
“I never met Kristian Bruun, I only knew him as the funny husband on Orphan Black and the creepy doctor on The Handmaid’s Tale and when I met him, he’s not creepy at all, he’s actually one of my closer friends and he’s a real find for us.” Continue reading.
From Debra Yeo of the Toronto Star:
Link: Jerry O’Connell is American, but he takes pride in his new Canadian show
So how does Jerry O’Connell stack up as an American actor playing a Canadian in a TV series that’s set in Ontario?
Try this for Great White North bona fides: he suggests a crossover episode between his new show, Carter, which debuts May 15 at 8 p.m. on Bravo, and CraveTV hoser hit Letterkenny, which he calls one of the best shows on TV. Continue reading.
From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:
Link: Canadian show Carter is inelegantly made tomfoolery
Carter is slight, silly and trying very hard to charm. It is inelegantly made tomfoolery that will, no doubt, find a few fans. They will be attracted mainly by Jerry O’Connell’s polished charisma and comic skills, and the little injections of dopey Canadiana that are rife in it. Continue reading.
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