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Candy is national TV host, as well as a host for music festivals and events, music award galas, and a host for massive outdoor events, indoor events, serious and comedic events, you name it Candy will host it.

Candy Palmater and Caitlan Anthony

First Nation NATIONAL TV Host/ Comedian/ Producer/ Writer – NEW Ep The Candy Show

Ultimate in Entertainment, Native Awesome Candy Palmater is getting ready for filming Season 5 of the hit National TV show, The Candy Show end of April/ May first week. FREE tickets to be in the audience for all nights of taping.  The day time filming is off limits, but we would love to welcome you on set in the evening, full of magic, entertainment, some of the TOP Musicians, Performers in the Country will be on Season 5.  Juno Award winners, International Superstars that are Canadian and The funniest Aboriginal Comedian in the country, will have you in stitches and sore facial muscles by the time you are leaving.  FREE can you believe the price!  FREE, ticket requests HERE  The COMPLETE Guest list lineup will be posted to this website soon…. be sure to subscribe and be the FIRST to see the list when it is posted right here!

THIS WEEK ON The Candy Show S4 – (Episodes of last season are airing now on APTN): WEDNESDAY APRIL 2 10pm EST/ 11pm AST

MUSIC by: Death Valley Driver – mixture of First Nation/ Inuit talent our of Prince Edward Island, heavy, awesome, and Talented!

PERFORMANCE by: Caitlan Anthony – she wears many athletically performance hats, this week she is on the TRAPEEZ!! Performing aerials on set of The Candy Show….

HOST/ COMEDIAN: Candy Palmater – She is Canada’s ONLY First Nation (Mi’Kmaq) Lesbian, bold, ex-lawyer funny woman with her own hit NATIONAL TV show.  Hilarious… not censored, brash, honest and lovable.

WEDNESDAY Feb. 5th on APTN 10pm EST – Season 4 NEW episode The Candy Show

Season 4 is currently airing a NEW episode every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels at 10pm EST/ 11pm AST. Late night TV like no other.  The Candy Show is written/ produced/ starring female comedian Candy Palmater, with Guests:

IAN Sherwood: East Coast Musician and the Creator of the theme song for The Candy Show.

JACOB Pratt: Incredible, talented Hoop Performer/ dancer

CANDY Palmater: unique, gay, native, female Comedian delivers a monologue off the top.

The Candy Show is filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Season 5 will be filmed end of April to first week in May 2014. For FREE tickets.

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Ian SherwoodCandy PalmaterJacob PrattThe interview Candy and Jacob

Happy Holidays from The Candy Show & News update

Hello and welcome to many of our new subscribers and of course to our fabulous supporters who have been with us already.  Candy and I really want to thank you ALL for being such awesome supporters, without you Candy would not be where she is today.  A massive heart felt Thank you.

Have a safe Holiday season

Have a safe Holiday season

A few news updates for you.

First, The Candy Show Season 4 will be premiering on Wednesday January 8th, 2014 11PM EST, on APTN and APTN HD Channels.  Candy’s National Award nominated Television series will be showing many NEW episodes from this past spring’s filming of hot Canadian Musicians, Performances of Magic, Trapeze, Hoop Dancing, Mi’Kmaq drummers and dancers, and much more exciting performances; and of course, the incomparable and hilarious Canadian stand up comedian, Candy Palmater, always starts off each episode with a monologue of such comedic brilliance.

The Candy Show is filmed in front of a live studio audience of 150 , every night,in Halifax Nova Scotia.  We film 13 high octane, exciting Episodes over 2 weeks.  Candy is the ONLY writer for every single episode,as well as being the Creative Executive Producer, so every single guest you see they are hand picked by Candy.  Every comedy monologue Candy delivers is written 100% by her alone.  This is a very important fact, as all other National Television series have a team of writers, but The Candy Show is truly Candy’s baby, and her own creation.  Candy does collaborate with her Multiple Award winning and Award Nominated for The Candy Show Director, Trevor Grant, out of Prince Edward Island.  Together, Candy and Trevor make beautiful magic for all of you to witness, on your HD channel.  Candy’s Executive Producing partner, Johanna Eliot, of Ocean Entertainment and her fantastic team, and the BEST TV crew in the business, bring The Candy Show to life.  This is a work of Love, Passion and fun – there is no other National Variety Television series like this running right now.

You can catch the first 3 seasons every Wednesday night 11PM EST on APTN and APTN HD Channels, and/ or watch on line right now: APTN.CA/THECANDYSHOW Click on the link. **click on each photo to make it larger**

one of Candy's looks

one of Candy’s looks

Jenny Reeves who feeds all us

Jenny Reeves who feeds all us

outside the studio

outside the studio

Candy and my walkies while on set

Candy and my walkies while on set

Candy Show, plus Jenny Reeves who fed us, and some crew who we like to call The Candy Show Posse. Best Crew ever. ( The photos of our guests cannot be used until we get closer to the airing date. But, I will be posting them as we get closer). Click on each picture to slide through the tiny gallery.

Candy Show, plus Jenny Reeves who fed us, and some crew who we like to call The Candy Show Posse. Best Crew ever.
( The photos of our guests cannot be used until we get closer to the airing date. But, I will be posting them as we get closer). Click on each picture to slide through the tiny gallery.

Part of Candys private dressng room

Part of Candys private dressng room

part of the set, on stage

part of the set, on stage

 

YouTube

Don;t miss Vlogmas on Candy’s Lifestyle YouTube Channel – TheCandyShow  Candy vlogs every day in December.  We bring you with us everywhere, for gigs, on the road, shopping, sharing the advent calendars with you, and much more.  Be sure to click “thumbs up ” button on each video, and subcribe, because you wouldn;t want to miss out on a single day.  But if you do, we have created a Playlist for the entire Vlogmas, and you can watch it here: Vlogmas 2013

Hope you have a safe, happy, Holiday Season.  We will be back with more information just after Christmas.

 

 

WeDay, Scott Jones and Elsipogtog and Candy Palmater

Good day to everyone,

First Things First

Thank you to every one of you who have subscribed to the free subscription to our website updates.  We appreciate every fan and welcome each of you to our website. Candy reads all your comments, and will reply to your messages directly.

All blog posts at this point are by Candy’s Manager/ wife: Denise Tompkins (Me) For all inquires and bookings please contact me here  I would be happy to help.  To view Candy’s schedule, to see if she is available for bookings, here is her calendar ( Please note: some dates have been added today, and will show up within 24 hours after posting). Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

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NEWS for week of Nov. 26th- Dec.1st

What a week Candy has.  Tuesday is a filming day with APTN (Aboriginal People’s Television Network), where she is on National News “Laughing Drum” segment.  “Laughing Drum ” is segment where Aboriginal Comedians comment and speak about issues and topics that relate to Canadian politics and other agendas.  It is fun, thought provoking and sometimes silly, all depending on the topic of course.  You can check it out on Tuesday nights. For Candy’s own National Television series, The Candy Show, currently airing on Wednesday nights, the first 3 seasons, you can watch online or on TV.  Season 4 Premiere with brand NEW episodes will air this winter. (good thing you have subscribed to our website, so you do not miss the premiere).  Season 5 filming dates TBA for 2014.

Wednesday: Candy is a part of the International fundraising event, WeDay, coming to Atlantic Canada,  Candy Palmater is one of the celebrity speakers at this momentous event for young people, being held at Halifax Metro Centre. For details here is the website

Thursday: Candy hosts a benefit fundraiser for Scott Jones.  If you are 19+ you can come out and support this important cause.  For details about Scott Jones, click here.

Saturday: Candy Palmater hosts the huge Benefit for the Elsipogtog Mi’Kmaq Warriors on the Fracking issues in NB.  Elsipogtog benefit Concert This affects all Canadians, and of all ethnic cultures. This is held at the Marquee Ballroom on Gottingen Street in Halifax. Poster for benefit Nov.30MORE TV News to come…….

The following week Candy and I will be on the road for Comedy gigs over the maritime provinces.

December 4th is Candy’s Birthday!

Thank you so much for reading this update, we appreciate your support and please feel free to leave Candy a message anytime.

PS/ Don;t forget to follow Candy on Social media too:

Twitter    YouTube   FaceBook Fan Page   Instagram   My Twitter (Candys Manager)

Have a great day,

The Candy Show team.

 

Comedian going to the dogs

Well, she is emceeing a big event for downtown Halifax Business Commission, at Grand Parade on August 10th.  The downtown Business Commission is teaming up with Litters n’ Critters animal rescue for this awesome event called “Dog Days of Summer”, and Candy Palmater is your cruise director for the event. For complete details click here.

Dog Days of Summer

Please visit the calendar page to see where Candy is next. Calendar.

Be sure to find Candy on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube Lifestyle Channel and YouTube comedy channel all under the handle ” The Candy Show”

BOOKING Candy for: Comedy, Speaking, Hosting/ Emceeing, Public Appearances please contact Denise Tompkins HERE

Don;t forget to subscribe to our website, you do not want to miss all the up coming exciting NEWS.

Halifax Jazz Festival – Candy to Host

Happy Friday everyone.

This is a day later then I like to post, but tonight in Halifax, Candy Palmater is hosting at The Pavilion with The Extremities and A Tribe Called Red.  It is going to be quite the show.  For more details on the event and more of the Festival, please click here

Candy is no stranger to the music scene in Canada, most particularly East Coast. With her national award nominated Television series currently in its 4th season, featuring Canadian Musicians from all over the country, it is a perfect fit for Candy to host.  Candy’s ECMA ( East Coast Music Award) nomination is rightly earned, and the mutual respect between Candy Palmater and all music artists is real and honest. The Candy Show reflects the love between the artists, you can watch every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels.

Stay tuned for more upcoming Comedy, hosting, speaking events and gigs Candy will be at, you never know when she might be in your area.

Calendar of events for Candy

Follow Candy on Twitter, Instagram, FaceBook Fan Page, and YouTube channels.

The Candy Show audience is the best Television audience in the world!

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Canadian Aboriginal Comedian, Actor, Speaker, Host

Candy Palmater is a Canadian Icon, she is known in the Canadian scene as an all around Entertainer.  She is a stand up comedian, and TV Host of her own National Variety TV Show on the Aboriginal People Television Network, ( APTN), currently wrapping up filming her 4th Season, with 13 episodes. Candy has acted on Season 4 of Call Me Fitz before filming her own TV series, and has just been on set of Thom Fitzgerald’s new TV series, Sex and Violence for OUT TV.  With a week rest, she is off to Toronto for some work, meetings and Hosting a massive outdoor surprise!  While currently writing on a NEW Dramady series with a Development deal for APTN, called The Pink Indian.

Candy Palmater is an Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Event Host, Mistress of Ceremonies and she has an activist side as well.  She is a Gay rights activist, Aboriginal rights activist, Education activist with First nation Youth, and she delivers the most compelling Motivational and Inspiring Keynote speeches all across the country.  She can make you laugh and cry all in one speech, at the same time delivering powerful message of one love, inclusiveness and education.

Candy also puts on powerful workshops, mostly educational and informational workshops around Aboriginal History.

Bring Candy to your events, Expos, private or corporate events, symposiums, stages, concerts, meetings, or where ever you may need some Prime Entertainment,  keynote speaker and host for your needs.  Contact us today, by clicking here.

candy funYou will be glad you did!

What to do in Halifax in April 2013?!

We have you covered!  Living in the Maritimes everyone knows about the hit National Televsion series The Candy Show, that shows the rest of the world our Canadian Talented Musicians, Performers and our one and only funny woman, Stand up Comedian Candy Palmater – Creator/ Writer of The Candy Show.   Candy Palmater is a Halifax based Comedian that travels all over the country to sold out shows for her unique and dynamic style of Stand up comedy.  Each Episode Candy delivers killer sets, and attending the LIVE to tape Production is even better!  ( Some material cannot be on TV, if you get my drift)

It is no wonder The Candy Show has a Canadian Screen Nomination so early in the TV series career, and Candy Palmater has an East Coast Music Nomination for Media Person of the Year (ECMA).  This is a big love fest. Melding the ultimate Entertainment together for 7 nights of high energy Television Producing, with a killer jammed pack audience each night of filming, people talk about this event for months afterwards.  With 3 Seasons under Candy’s belt and now going into a 4th Season this April, with even more Episodes than ever, the line up of Guests is stellar!  So what are you doing this April in Halifax?

OFFICIAL POSTER Season 4:

The Candy Show Season 4 Poster

Season 4 Poster

 

To view the line up of Guests for Season 4, click here.

To be a Part of the Television Audience, click here for FREE tickets. Please note: ticket holders must be 19 +

Watch a NEW Episode of The Candy Show Season 3 every Wednesday night, on APTN and APTN HD Channels.

The Candy Show is filmed in Halifax, in front of a LIVE studio audience.

Late Night TV – The Candy Show NEW Episode Wednesday March 27th

Don’t miss another NEW Episode of Season 3,  this week , Late Night The Candy Show, on APTN and APTN HD Channels.Check your service provider for exact air time in your time zone.

Here is your ultimate in Entertainment: TV Host & Comedian Candy Palmater. One of the funniest women in the business today, and she has her own National Television Show to showcase her talents. The Candy Show is a Canadian Screen Award ( Gemini) Nominated series, airing on APTN and APTN HD Channels, and is written 100% by Candy Palmater, as well as all Guests you see in each Season are hand picked by Candy.  

CANADIAN Comedian and TV Host

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Candy’s Guests this Week:

Rhapsody Quintet and Shakespeare on Trial ( acting piece written and performed by Jeremy Webb and Simon Henderson).

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The Candy Show Season 4 Production is April 18-27th, filmed in Halifax at the Olympic Gardens. For the month of April 2013, we rent out the Gardens and convert the building into The Candy Show studio.  To be a part of the LIVE studio audience, for FREE tickets, please click here.

For a list of this Season’s Guests: click here  ** Please note: Guest line up are subject to change**

Wednesday March 20th – NEW Episode of The Candy Show on APTN

Tonight’s Episodes of The Candy Show: with Guests: Ghettosocks ( Music) and Kyle Scott ( Fire Performer), and of course COMEDY with Aboriginal Stand up comedian, Candy Palmater. 11PM EST/ 12 midnight AST, on APTN and APTN HD Channels.

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Missed the first few episodes of Season 3 of The Candy Show on National TV?  Not to worry, watch them all here: Network Online Episodes