The Week the Women Went

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The Week the Women Went
Country of origin Canada
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 16
Executive producer(s) David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Running time 45 mins. approx.
Original network CBC
Original release January 21, 2008 – February 2009

The Week The Women Went was a television show produced by Paperny Films, and based on a BBC Three program of the same title. The show was part documentary, part reality television, that explores what happens when all the women in an ordinary Canadian town disappear for a week and leave the men and children to cope on their own.

The first season of the show was taped in Hardisty, Alberta from June 2 to June 9, 2007 and consisted of eight one-hour episodes. The show first aired on CBC Television in Canada on January 21, 2008 and concluded on March 10, 2008. An estimated 1.2 million viewers watched the debut episode.[1]

The second (and last) season of the show was shot in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia from September 8 to September 15, 2008 and began airing on January 21, 2009.


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