Emily of New Moon (TV series)
|Emily of New Moon|
|Created by||L.M. Montgomery (books)|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||46|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||WIC Entertainment
Salter Street Films
|Distributor||Cookie Jar Entertainment (previously)
DHX Media (currently)
|Original network||CBC/Viva/Bravo!/Vision (Canada)
This TV (US)
|Audio format||Dolby Surround|
|Original release||January 4, 1998– June 6, 2000|
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 episodes produced. 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 Chuipka 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.
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 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|
- L.M. Montgomery Online This scholarly site includes a blog, a bibliography of reference materials, and a complete filmography of all adaptations of Montgomery texts. See, in particular, the page for Emily of New Moon.
- Emily of New Moon at the Internet Movie Database
- Emily of New Moon at TV.com
- The Official Emily of New Moon Fan Site Includes a synopsis of the series and information on the cast and crew behind the Emily of New Moon television series.