The Hilarious House of Frightenstein
Part sketch show, part family sitcom, each episode focuses on Count Frightenstein and the other (not very scary) monsters who live and laugh together in the iconic haunted castle, which is now open to the public as a tourist attraction every weeknight, from midnight ‘til morning. (With an extra witching hour on weekends and Halloween). Live Action. Reboot. In Development with CBC Kids.
One Big Messy
A one-hour family drama that explores how international adoption can bring unconnected, often totally incompatible people together as one big semi-functional mixed family. Based in part on our own experiences adopting a daughter from China. The series is loaded with heart, humour, drama and the odd emotional gut punch.
EMPY THE WONDROUS WHALE
Empy believes that everyone is nice, loving and an amazing person inside but understands that it can be difficult to communicate that with the world around us. She has a knack for listening and understanding people’s emotions and is always willing to lend a helping fin. Helping children understand their emotions so they can turn the most negative feelings into a strength that they can build character on is her calling. Come join Empy and friends in the Ocean of Emotion. Preschool. Animated.
Cabin 51 is a one-hour serialized tween/teen mystery/comedy series with a sci-fi twist. The setting is a typical sleep-away summer camp that soon reveals itself to be so much more under the surface. Cabin 51 follows an ensemble cast of tween campers and teen junior counsellors, as they work together to understand a series of strange occurrences that they are only party to, leading them to question not just the nature of the camp, but reality itself. And when they discover that strange forces are preventing them from leaving or contacting the outside world, they are left to uncover the bizarre secret for themselves. And if they fail, they may never escape the endless summer.
13-year-old EMILY REESE is an aggressively optimistic overachieving eighth grader who is determined to make her mark at Blakely Secondary School by transforming the long-floundering school band into a WORLD-CLASS COMPETITIVE MARCHING BAND. At first glance it appears to be an impossible task, because while some of the students in the band program have raw musical talent and untapped potential, they have never actually attempted to play while marching before. Whole different skill set!
But Emily isn’t about to let her peers’ inexperience deter her, because she knows that Blakely Secondary has marching band greatness woven into the fabric of its DNA.