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Canadian Music, Arts, culture and Comedy – The Candy Show

Hello and Happy Friday the 13th everyone!

I am happy to announce that we have two episodes of The Candy Show back to back on Tuesday March 17th, 2015, starting at 9PM EST for a full hour of Comedy, Music, Arts and Entertainment in Canada.


COMEDIAN/ HOST and WRITER of The Candy Show: Candy Palmater

MUSIC: Jessie Brown and The Divine


**This episode will begin at 9:30PM EST on APTN and APTN HD Channels**


THE CANDY SHOW Season 5 – Tuesday March 17th, 2015

EPISODE beginning at 9PM EST on APTN and APTN HD Channels.

COMEDIAN – Host/ Writer/ Executive Producer: Candy Palmater

MUSICIAN: Iskwe from Toronto – don;t miss this artist performance

PERFORMERS: Belly Dancers from Halifax – Monique and Laura


Candy Palmater has MANY exciting projects up and coming, we will post here once they all begin to unfold for you. But more TV shows, radio shows and Guest spots and Comedy gigs coming your way…. stay tuned for more news on this news as we secure all the goodies. Candy did not get the permanent Host seat on CBC Q, however, this means more exciting things are about to happen…….

Have a great weekend!

Thank you for your continued support and love.

Canadian Award winning National TV Show – Arts, Music, Comedy

Happy Friday and Saturday everyone: Some of you will get the notification the day after I post this. Exciting NEW episode of The Candy Show comes to your TV set on Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 on APTN and APTN HD Channels. 9:30PM EST/ 10:30PM AST – be sure to tune in 30 minutes earlier to catch last week’s episode, just before this one airs.

In this episode, titled “Dirty Laundry”, Candy Palmater performs standup comedy for 10 minutes off the top. Then it’s East Coast and West Coast of Canadian music at it’s best. Inez Jasper of British Columbia will have you off your butts dancing, and Charlie A’Court, Blues master extraordinaire, in Germany they call him Charlie Hasselhoff…..anyway, will rock the stage with his incredible band of Kev Corbett on Base and David Skinner on drums. Don;t miss this episode. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to shake your booty with these two amazing award winning Guests.

The Candy Show was filmed in front of a LIVE studio audience, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Candy Show is 100% written/ Hosted/ Created by Candy Palmater. For mature audiences only.


Tonight Candy rocks the stage with performing Comedy for Inspire Awards. This prestigious event occurs every year, and will be televised to be watched on APTN later.  Once we know when it will air I will post it on our website, be sure to subscribe so you will not miss out.

CBC Radio Q – we still wait on the result. On pins and needles. Please keep voicing your strong love for Candy by emailing: Q@CBC.CA and/ or tweet your heart out using #QTheFuture be sure to tag @TheCandyShow, and @CBCRadioQ


Candy Palmater, The Candy Show and Q updates

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First piece of news I want to share is that Candy Palmater has made the tiny shortlist of hopefuls for the permanent HOST seat for Q on CBC Radio one. The decision will be made soon, and we are asking everyone to send in positive emails to CBC : Q@CBC.CA and/ or tweet using the hashtag #QTheFuture and using Candy’s twitter handle @TheCandyShow in the same tweet. We ask for your continued support and love, as this is a fantastic opportunity to hear Candy daily. Many of your have already sent in your supportive emails to CBC, we thank you so much for your love and kindness. Without you Candy would not be doing what she loves to do, entertain and speak to people through her art and passion. I thank you so much for taking time from your busy schedules to support Candy Palmater.


Now, next week is another NEW episode of Season 5 on APTN and APTN HD Channles – 9:30PM EST/ 10:30PM AST – check your service provider for exact air times in your time zone and country.

GUESTS: Singer/ song writer: Irish Mythen

: Host Drum Group: Eastern Eagle

; Comedian/ WRITER/ HOST/ CREATOR of The Candy Show: Candy Palmater will help you forget your troubles for 30 minutes and provide entertainment therapy.

The Candy Show was filmed in front of a live studio audience in Halifax. Fancy Shoes TV INC. is owned by Candy Palmater and business partner Johanna Elliot of Ocean Entertainment.



The Candy Show NEW Episode Tuesday Nights on APTN

This Tuesday February 3rd, 2015 Catch a NEW episode of The Candy Show, National variety television series that promotes Canadian Arts, Entertainment, Music and Comedy, airs 9:30PM EST on APTN (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network).

This Tuesday Episode: Hip Hop Artist Red Suga, Duo Pole Artists/ Performers from Studio Essence in Halifax, and of course, the Host/ Writer/ Creator of The Candy Show, Comedy Diva  – Candy Palmater stand up comedian will bring you a comedic monologue off the top of the episode.


Q on CBC Radio: Candy Palmater Hosts week of Jan 19th

Happy Thursday wonderful people. We have some momentous News for you in this short blog. Short and sweet, just how we like to provide news to you. Get right to the point . Here we go:


Big News in Canada.

Candy Palmater of the award winning national TV show, The Candy Show, and comedian, will be Guest hosting on CBC Radio One Q – week of January 19th, 2015. Candy is in the running for the permanent seat as well, please feel free to (hashtag) #Qthefuture and tweet @TheCandyShow along with your support to @CBCRadioQ or, email: Q@CBC.ca in support of Candy.  Here is the link to the CBC Radio Website: Candy on Q


The Candy Show Season 5 ( #TCSS5) or (#TheCandyShow) airs TUESDAY nights 9:30PM EST on APTN & APTN HD Channels. Tune in 30 minutes earlier to catch the episode from the week before, then right after a brand NEW episode will air. This week on award winning TV Show:  Follow Candy Palmater on Twitter: @theCandyShow

Comedian/ Host: Candy Palmater

MUSIC Guests: Susan Aglukark  and Rich Aucoin – TUESDAY JANUARY 20th, 2015 on APTN & APTN HD Channels



The Candy Show SEASON 5 – All NEW Episodes starting January 6th, 2015

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Comedian and Host of The Candy Show – Candy Palmater

_MG_5789 _MG_5571 _MG_4811 _MG_4623 _MG_5553 _MG_4847 _MG_4745 IMG_5216 IMG_5262 AWARD WINNING  National Television Show, The Candy Show is premiering the fifth and final Season on Tuesday January 6th, 2015. 13 Heavy impact, hard hitting, funny, brilliant, jam packed with Canadian Music, Juno Award winners, ECMA winners and Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award winners to name a few, will entertain you for 22 minutes of excitement, all beginning Tuesday January 6th, 2015 on APTN and APTN Hi Def Channels. ( Please check  your service provider for air times in your time zone and country).

The Candy Show is Created/ Written 100% solely/ Hosted and Executive Produced by Co-Owner of Fancy Shoes TV INC., and Award winning headlining Comedian Candy Palmater.

On this week of The Candy Show:

COMEDY: Candy Palmater

MUSICIANS: JUNO Award winner 2014 – George Leach

: ECMA Award winner 2014 – The Stanfields

The Candy Show Season 5 FILMING in Halifax – FREE tickets

Do you have your tickets ? Filmed in Halifax. National Television series, The Candy Show Season 5 in front of a live studio audience, Music Guests and Performing arts from all across Canada will film over 7 nights with the queen of comedy, funny woman Candy Palmater. Stand up comedy starts each episode – 100% comedy by Candy (written 100% by Candy), and each guest is hand chosen by Candy Palmater to be on The Candy Show.  BEST in Aboriginal artists, Music, performing arts and more.  For the complete guest line up:  OR simply scroll down to the last post on this website.


DOOR TIME: 6:10PM to arrive at the Studio

STUDIO LOCATION: Olympic Centre on Hunter Street, Halifax ( beside Long & McQuade)

TICKET pick up date/ time:

Wednesday April 23rd – 10AM to 1PM and 2PM to 6PM

** More ticket pick up dates for the filming dates of April 30th, May 1, 2, and 3, 2014.** Watch for these dates to be posted next week.

Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.
Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.

Halifax Comedy, Filming, music – Be there

Hottest event in Halifax, and Halifax has tons of exciting events happening every year. The Halifax voted #1 Comedian, Candy Palmater, is heading into her FIFTH Season of The Candy Show, National Variety Television Series on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, ( APTN).  Candy raw and pure in full form will entertain you for hours, over 7 nights.  Evening/ night filming of her hit National TV show is in front of a LIVE studio audience, and you are invited. Must be 19 + to attend. Cash bar on site, merchandise on site, the price of the ticket has no nominal value – HOWEVER, each ticket holder brings a non-perishable food item for FEED NS bins that will be at the entrance to the studio.  In addition to free night of comedy for 7 nights, Candy has Music guests from all over Canada, with majority being East Coast Music.  So, now you have Comedy, Music taken care of… but there is more.  The Candy Show will also have Poets, like El Jones Halifax Poet Laureate, plus Halifax Flamenco Dancer Maria Osende, and how about Studio Essence’s Caitlan and Christy on Duo poles… sound fun?  Check out the full line up:   FREE FREE TICKETS TICKETS click here to email your request.

APRIL 24, 2014 filming day:

HOST/ WRITER/ COMEDIAN/: Candy Palmater – funny female comedian/ monologue every episode brand new material. Candy Palmater

Christine Campbell – singer/ songwriter

Erin Costelo – singer/ songwriter

– Hubert Francis – Singer/ songwriter

– Brondon Gold – Circus Performer

APRIL 25, 2014 filming day:

Gerry “Big Bear” Barrett – Ojibwe Elvis Impersonator

My Living Will – Band/ Music

Caitlan & Christy – DUO pole performers

Red Suga – Music

APRIL 26, 2014 filming day:

Troy Lane – Tattoo artist (Tribal Ink Tattoo)

Slowcoaster – Band/ Music

Moe Clark – Poet/ spoken word artist

Jessie Brown & The Black Divine – Band/ Music

APRIL 30,2014 filming day:

Tracy Bone – Singer/ song writer (country)

–  Maria Osende – Flamenco dancer/ Performer

MAY 1, 2014 filming day:

Neon Dreams – Music/ band

El Jones – Halifax Poet Laureate

Charlie A’Court – blues musician w/ Kev Corbett

INEZ Jasper – Music

MAY 2, 2014 filming day:

Irish Mythen – singer/ song writer

Eastern Eagle – The Candy Show Host DRUM

Susan Aglukark – Global artist/ Music/ JUNO winner/ Order of Canada

Rich Aucoin – Music/ symphonic pop

MAY 3, 2014 filming day:

Iskwe – Music/ singer-song writer

Monique Ryan – Belly Dancer

The Stanfields – music/ Band

George Leach – music/ singer- song writer/ JUNO award winner

**Please note: Guest list is subject to change.  If any changes are required, they will be updated here**


Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.
Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.

Don;t forget to watch a NEW episode every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels. OR watch full episodes on line here

VLOGGING every day in April – even Pre-Production of The Candy Show Season 5, behind the scenes, and daily life leading up to and including on set Candy as she gears up for filming.  So much to see, Vlogril, is happening now on The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel – head on ove: watch, share and subscribe.  This is FREE channel to watch.  Candy all the time!

See you again soon – Thank you for your support and love of Candy.

~ Denise Tompkins (Candy’s Manager)


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.

NATIONAL TV Series – The Candy Show NEW Ep. Season 4 this week

Hello Friends,

This week is a crazy one for Candy Palmater and The Candy Show Entertainment. We start the week of with Happy St. Patrick’s Day and here are 2 Make up looks from The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel you may like: Tutorial #1   and Tutorial #2  We hope you have a safe day today, if you are consuming the alcoholic beverages, and even if you are not drinking please be careful just the same.


Season 4 of The Candy Show S4 is airing another NEW episode this WEDNESDAY March 19th 10pm EST/ 11pm AST – and for all the other time zones in Canada, please check with your service provider for exact airing times. This week we have:

MUSIC: Brooke Miller and Don Ross duo. International Musicians, and Don Ross is the guitar God we all want to aspire to be.

Don Ross/ Brooke Miller on set S4 The Candy Show. WATCH WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN
Don Ross/ Brooke Miller on set S4 The Candy Show. WATCH WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN

PERFORMER: Diabolo specialist Duncan Philpot. If you don;t know what this art is, you have to watch!  Nothing like it on TV anywhere, and we have this artist on The Candy Show S4.

Duncan Philpot Performs on Set of S4 The Candy Show. WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN
Duncan Philpot Performs on Set of S4 The Candy Show. WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN

THE HOST/ COMEDIAN: Of course each episode is Hosted by the Infamous Candy Palmater,(Halifax Based comedian),  the Creator/ Writer/ Producer of this hit National TV show, The Candy Show. (The Candy Show has 2 Canadian Screen Award Nominations to date, and Candy has one ECMA nomination for her show and work on Promoting East Coast Music to the globe). Enjoy a 12 minute Comedy monologue off the top of each episode, then followed up with Music and a Performer. Ultimate Entertainment!

YOUTUBE:  The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel

There is something for everyone on Candy’s YouTube Channel.  Makeup tutorials, Rants, comedy, Beauty Product Hauls, Product Hauls, Empty Videos, Book Reviews, OOTD and many more…. Even Vlogs!  Head on over and take a look: Be sure to SUBSCRIBE and not miss out on the NEW videos every week: The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel.


NEXT week is the Big Photo shoot for The Candy Show S5 promo pictures. We are in serious Pre-Production mode, gearing up for 13 more high impact, Primo Canadian Entertainment Filming April 24, 25, 26, 30, May 1, 2, 3 2014 in Halifax.  FREE Tickets to the taping by visiting our Contact page

That’s it for this week everyone.  Thank you for your continued support and Love.  Candy and I both love your comments, and if we have not gotten back to you yet, we will.  Find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and of course here, The Candy Show!

See you again very soon!