This Life (2015 TV series)

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This Life
GenreDrama
StarringTorri Higginson
Lauren Lee Smith
James Wotherspoon
Stephanie Janusauskas
Julia Scarlett Dan
Kristopher Turner
Shawn Doyle
Rick Roberts
Peter MacNeill
Janet-Laine Green
Rachael Crawford
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Richard Blaimert
Jocelyn Deschênes
Joseph Kay
Virginia Rankin
Release
Original networkCBC Television
Original releaseOctober 5, 2015 (2015-10-05) – December 11, 2016 (2016-12-11)
External links
Website

This Life is a Canadian television drama series. It premiered on October 5, 2015 on CBC.[1] The series is based on the French Canadian series Nouvelle adresse, created by Richard Blaimert. On March 31, 2016 the CBC confirmed the series had been renewed for a second season, to premiere in Fall 2016.[2] The show was cancelled on January 24, 2017.[3]

Plot[edit]

Focusing on Natalie Lawson, a lifestyle columnist and single mother in her early forties whose terminal cancer diagnosis sends her on a quest to help her three teenage children get ready for the future, while trying her best to live in the now.[4]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2015)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Gut Punch"Louis ChoquetteRichard Blaimert, Michael MacLennanOctober 5, 2015 (2015-10-05)
22"Everything Must Go"Louis ChoquetteRichard Blaimert, Michael MacLennanOctober 12, 2015 (2015-10-12)
33"The Part That Decides My Fate"Louis ChoquetteRichard Blaimert, Michael MacLennanOctober 26, 2015 (2015-10-26)
44"Love Your Tumour"Louise ArchambaultRichard Blaimert, Joseph KayNovember 2, 2015 (2015-11-02)
55"The Unbelieving"Louise ArchambaultRichard Blaimert, Shelley EriksenNovember 9, 2015 (2015-11-09)
66"Holy Water"Louise ArchambaultRichard Blaimert, Michael MacLennan, Rachel LangerNovember 16, 2015 (2015-11-16)
77"Seeing Red"Louise ArchambaultJoseph Kay, Rachel LangerNovember 23, 2015 (2015-11-23)
88"My Body Lies Over the Ocean"Paul FoxMichael MacLennanNovember 30, 2015 (2015-11-30)
99"Dark Retreat"Paul FoxJoseph Kay, Rachel LangerDecember 7, 2015 (2015-12-07)
1010"Should Have Known Better"Paul FoxJoseph KayDecember 14, 2015 (2015-12-14)

Season 2 (2016)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
111"Stay Positive"Lyne CharleboisJoseph KayOctober 2, 2016 (2016-10-02)
122"Perfect Day"Lyne CharleboisAlison Lea BingemanOctober 9, 2016 (2016-10-09)
133"Coping Cards"Lyne CharleboisRachel LangerOctober 16, 2016 (2016-10-16)
144"Communion"Lyne CharleboisJoseph Kay, Celeste ParrOctober 30, 2016 (2016-10-30)
155"Scanxiety"Ruba NaddaJoseph Kay, Maxim MorinNovember 6, 2016 (2016-11-06)
166"Intervention"Ruba NaddaAlison Lea BingemanNovember 13, 2016 (2016-11-13)
177"Joyride"Ruba NaddaJoseph KayNovember 20, 2016 (2016-11-20)
188"Deconstruction as Creation"Louis ChoquetteCeleste ParrNovember 27, 2016 (2016-11-27)
199"Well Fought, My Love"Louis ChoquetteRachel LangerDecember 4, 2016 (2016-12-04)
2010"Choose Life"Louis ChoquetteJoseph KayDecember 11, 2016 (2016-12-11)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New CBC drama 'This Life' has been filming all summer in Montreal". CBC News. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "CBC announces new series and renewed titles for 2016-2017". CBC News. 31 March 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
  3. ^ David, Greg (January 24, 2017). "This Life cancelled by CBC after two seasons". TV, eh?. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  4. ^ "About This Life". CBC News. Retrieved September 9, 2015.

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