Emily of New Moon (TV series)

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Emily of New Moon
Format Drama
Country of origin Canada
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 46
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) WIC Entertainment
Salter Street Films
Cinar
Distributor Cookie Jar Entertainment (previously)
DHX Media (currently)
Broadcast
Original channel CBC/Viva/Bravo!/Vision (Canada)
This TV (US)
Original run January 4, 1998 (1998-01-04) – June 6, 2000 (2000-06-06)

Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and Vision TV cable channels. The series, produced by Salter Street Films, was based on the Emily of New Moon series of novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery. The series consisted of three seasons of thirteen episodes and one season of seven episodes, for a total of forty-six. The executive producers were Micheline Charest, Michael Donovan, and Ronald Weinberg.

The series starred Martha MacIsaac as the titular orphan Emily Starr. Susan Clark and Sheila McCarthy played Emily's aunts Elizabeth and Laura, who had taken on the responsibility of raising Emily following her father's death, and Stephen McHattie played her cousin Jimmy. Susan Clark left the series after the first season when her character, Elizabeth, was killed off.

Recurring cast included Chip Ciupka as Mr. Carpenter, Peter Donaldson as Ian Bowles, Richard Donat as Dr. Burnley, Kris Lemche as Perry Miller, John Neville as Uncle Malcolm, Jessica Pellerin as Ilse Burnley, Shawn Roberts as Teddy Kent, and Linda Thorson as Cousin Isabel.

Guest stars included Janet Wright, Phyllis Diller, Martha Burns, Maury Chaykin, Martha Henry, Lisa Houle, William Hutt, Michael Moriarty, Barbara Feldon, Macha Grenon and Claire Rankin.

The series was developed by Marlene Matthews, who also wrote or co-wrote nineteen episodes of the series and served as one of the producers for the first three years. Additional writers include Nobu Adilman, Leila Basen, Chris Bould, Heather Conkie, Edwina Follows, Dennis Foon, Rob Forsyth, Jeremy Hole, Janet MacLean, Peter Meech, David Preston, Lynn Turner, and Joe Wiesenfeld. Episodes were directed by George Bloomfield, Randy Bradshaw, Richard Ciupka, Phil Comeau, Steve Danyluk, Douglas Jackson, Jimmy Kaufman, Michael Kennedy, Gordon Langevin, Lorette Leblanc, Eleanore Lindo, Don McBrearty, Stephen McHattie, Matthew Nodella, Gabriel Pelletier, Jean-François Pouliot, Stefan Scaini, Mark Sobel, and Giles Walker.

DVD releases[edit]

United States[edit]

Echo Bridge Home Entertainment has released all four seasons on DVD in the United States, as well as a complete series DVD set.[1]

Canada[edit]

Alliance Home Entertainment has released all four seasons on DVD in Canada for the very first time.[2][3][4][5]

DVD Name Ep# Region 1 (US) Region 1 (CAN)
Season 1 13 September 30, 2008 April 20, 2010
Season 2 13 December 29, 2009 May 18, 2010
Season 3 13 June 1, 2010 June 22, 2010
Season 4 7 June 1, 2010 July 20, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Emily-New-Moon-DVDs-Announced/13660
  2. ^ http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0039USJM4
  3. ^ http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B003BNO9H8
  4. ^ http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B003FLLPZA
  5. ^ http://www.amazon.ca/emily-new-moon-ssn-4/dp/B003H9LIV6

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