The Jane Show

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The Jane Show
The Jane Show logo.png
The Jane Show logo
Created by Teresa Pavlinek
Ralph Chapman
Starring Teresa Pavlinek
Kate Trotter
Andrew Misle
Hardee T. Lineham
Patricia Zentilli
Darren Boyd
Opening theme variation of "Better" by Steve Eggers
Composer(s) Blair Packham
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 27 + behind the scenes special
Production
Running time 23 minutes
Release
Original channel Global
Original release 15 December 2004 (2004-12-15) – 2 May 2007 (2007-05-02)

The Jane Show is a Canadian television sitcom produced by Shaftesbury Films that was shown on Global from 2006 to 2007. The series stars Teresa Pavlinek as Jane Black, an aspiring novelist who takes a corporate job after her life undergoes a major upheaval. Pavlinek was also a cocreator, producer and writer for the series.[1]

The show's cast also included Patricia Zentilli, Darren Boyd, Kate Trotter, Hardee T. Lineham, Nigel Shawn Williams and Andrew Misle.

Global originally aired the series pilot in December 2004, but retooled and redeveloped the program before ordering more episodes, which aired in 2006.[2] The second season aired in 2007. The show was officially cancelled by Global on June 28, 2007.[3]

Awards[edit]

In 2007, both Ralph Chapman and Teresa Pavlinek were nominated for WGC awards for the episodes "Should Have Said" and "All About Steve", respectively.[citation needed]

Episodes[edit]

  • episode 0 "Pilot" 15 December 2004

Season 1[edit]

  1. The End Is the Beginning 1 June 2006
  2. Let the Games Begin 6 June 2006
  3. Jane's Addiction 20 June 2006
  4. Ode to Marian 22 June 2006
  5. Daddy's Home 29 June 2006
  6. Tasting 5 July 2006
  7. Thursday Night Rules 13 July 2006
  8. Close Friends 20 July 2006
  9. Should Have Said 27 July 2006
  10. Strictly Jane aired 3 August 2006
  11. All About Steve 10 August 2006
  12. Rules of Engagement 17 August 2006
  13. Evaluating Jane 24 August 2006

Season 2[edit]

  1. episode 14 Movin' on Up
  2. episode 15 Blog Like Me 2 February 2007
  3. episode 16 A Jane in the Crowd
  4. episode 17 Shower Killer (featuring Anna Silk as Kathy)
  5. episode 18: title of episode 5 unknown
  6. episode 19 The House of Jane 14 March 2007
  7. episode 20 Voices from the Past 15 January 2007
  8. episode 21 The United Nations of Jane 22 February 2007
  9. episode 22 Plastic Ono Jane
  10. episode 23 The Chosen One 4 April 2007
  11. episode 24 Walton Returns 11 April 2007
  12. episode 25 It's All Relative 18 April 2007
  13. episode 26 Till Beth Do Us Part 25 April 2007
  14. episode 27 Who's Got Spirit? 6 May 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ "See Jane survive the office: Teresa Pavlinek takes a comic look at working life". Calgary Herald, February 7, 2007.
  2. ^ "The Jane Show, take two", Playback, 9 January 2006.
  3. ^ Vlessing, Etan (28 June 2007). "Global fires Jane". Playback. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 

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