Good Dog

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Good Dog
Format Dramedy
Created by Ken Finkleman
Written by Ken Finkleman
Directed by Ken Finkleman
Starring
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 13 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Avi Federgreen
  • Jan Peter Meyboom
Editor(s) Roderick Deogrades
Location(s) Canada
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time approx. 26 minutes
Production company(s) Shaftesbury Films
Broadcast
Original channel
Original run 6 March 2011 (2011-03-06) – 22 May 2011 (2011-05-22)

Good Dog is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which aired for one season on HBO Canada. The show follows the life of character George, a role that Ken Finkleman reprised from The Newsroom.

Overview[edit]

George (Finkleman) is a character who has been present in virtually all of Finkleman's past television projects, including The Newsroom, More Tears, Foolish Heart and Foreign Objects.[1] A self-centred and unsympathetic television producer, in Good Dog he is trying to launch a reality show about his life with his new, much younger girlfriend Claire (Lauren Lee Smith).

The series was initially renewed for a ten-episode second season, with a retooled storyline focusing on cable news.[2] However, this season is now being billed as a new program titled Good God, which will air on The Movie Network and Movie Central.[3]

Episodes[edit]

# Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Pilot" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 6 March 2011 (2011-03-06)
2 "Converting to Judaism" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 6 March 2011 (2011-03-06)
3 "Jack Nicholson" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 13 March 2011 (2011-03-13)
4 "Under the Knife" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 20 March 2011 (2011-03-20)
George thinks about marketing his invention, The Fonk, the friendly honk, after another driver tears off the windshield wiper of George's car. George also considers plastic surgery.
5 "Gay Sopranos" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 27 March 2011 (2011-03-27)
6 "The Hitman" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 3 April 2011 (2011-04-03)
7 "The Prenup" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 10 April 2011 (2011-04-10)
8 "Madoff" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 17 April 2011 (2011-04-17)
9 "Death by Cliche" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 24 April 2011 (2011-04-24)
10 "Party Socks" Ken Finkleman Adam M. Reid & Max B. Reid and Ken Finkleman 1 May 2011 (2011-05-01)
11 "The Hockey Player's Wife" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 8 May 2011 (2011-05-08)
12 "Prius" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 15 May 2011 (2011-05-15)
13 "I Never Met a Phor I Didn't Use" Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman 22 May 2011 (2011-05-22)

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