From a media release:
Production is underway in Halifax, Nova Scotia on the second season of the CBC original one-hour drama DiggstownÂ (6×60). Produced by Circle Blue Entertainment, Freddie Films Inc., and Waterstar Entertainment Inc. and created by Halifaxâ€™s Floyd KaneÂ (Across The Line),Â the series will premiere in winter 2020 onÂ CBCÂ and stream on CBC Gem.
In the first season ofÂ Diggstown, viewers were introduced to the fierceness of Marcie Diggs (Vinessa Antoine,Â Being Erica, Heartland) and the emotionally and ethically devastating world of legal aid. Season 2 follows Marcie and her fellow crusaders at legal aid as they continue their fight against a criminal justice system that shows no mercy to their most at-risk citizens.
Marcie dives deeper into criminal law, testing her ethics as a lawyer at every turn. Pam (Stacey Farber,Â Grace and Frankie), focuses on her work as her personal life crumbles around her. While preoccupied with staving off her boss, Colleen (Natasha Henstridge,Â Species),Â struggles to keep the Halifax Legal Aid team in line. Reggie (C. David Johnson,Â Street Legal)Â is surprised when a reluctant favour turns into a new exciting interest.Â Doug (Brandon Oakes,Â Arctic Air) makes a potentially devastating professional blunderÂ and Iris (Shailene Garnett,Â Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments)Â dives into her dream career.
Cory Bowles, Kelly Makin and Lynne Stopkewich are back as directors, with Sharon Lewis joining as an additional director.
A CBC original drama,Â DiggstownÂ is co-produced by Circle Blue Entertainment, Freddie Films Inc., and Waterstar Entertainment Inc. Kane is creator, executive producer and showrunner, and Amos Adetuyi (Jean of the Jones), Brenda Greenberg (Being Erica), Karen Wentzell (Seed) and Todd Berger (Wynonna Earp) are executive producers.