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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.

OTHER NEWS:

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

 

The Candy Show and CBC Radio Q

 

10712703_812571975465593_5535960438668518973_nGood morning, afternoon and evening to all of you,

We would like to take the time to thank you every one of our subscribers, fans, supporters and friends who have unconditionally been there for Candy and The Candy Show brand. A massive Thank you for all your voting on awards, emails and tweets of love and kindness and the intense passion you have for our brand.  The Candy Show has 5 seasons of phenomenal variety Television supporting and promoting Canadian Arts, Culture, Entertainment and Music to the globe. The award winning Television series has completed its Production, with 5 full seasons that run on APTN prime time watching.

The next leg of the journey for Candy Palmater is beginning and with this is a transition from National television to National Radio. Candy has guest hosted Studio Q with Candy Palmater being one of the short listed hopefuls to take over the chair. Decision comes soon, and we would love to ask for your love and kindness once more, by emailing CBC and tweeting CBC Q your incredible support for Candy as the prime choice for the seat.  Here is how you can help:

EMAIL: Q@CBC.CA – email your positive love, vibes

TWITTER: Using hashtag #QTHEFUTURE in the text, also incude @TheCandyShow (Candy’s handle) and CBC’s handle @CBCradioQ (optional) – the most important tweet is using the hashtag #QTHEFUTURE

THE CANDY SHOW

This week on The Candy Show, another new episode of Season 5, Candy will dance some flamenco with the incomparable Maria Osende of Halifax. Flamenco dancer extraordinaire. We hear the tunes of Aboriginal singer/song writer Tracy Bone and of course we always begin our episode with the hilarious comedy of Candy Palmater. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 24th, 2015 9:30PM EST on APTN and APTN HD Channels and this episode will repeat the following week, but 30 minutes earlier, along with another new episode – for one hour of pure Canadian Entertainment.   The Candy Show was created/ written/ Hosted by Executive Producer Candy Palmater and was filmed in front of a live studio audience in Halifax, NS.

 

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.

NATIONAL AWARD WINNING TV SHOW – The Candy Show

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.

 

National Variety Television Series – The Candy Show

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Hello, good morning, good evening, and Good day fantastic people,

Hope you are enjoying listening to Candy Palmater on CBC Radio One on Studio Q:  Please send in your positive comments in support to CBC to have Candy be the permanent Host by emailing: Q@CBC.CA and / or tweet using #Qthefuture and including Candy’s twitter handle @TheCandyShow and @CBCRadioQ

On Tuesday January 27th, 2015 a brand new episode of Season 5 of The Candy Show, national variety award winning Television series in Canada. The Candy Show showcases the best in Canadian Music, entertainment and art and comedy.  This includes many Juno Award winners, ECMA winners, APCMA winners, as well as international super stars.  9:30PM EST, or tune in for the previous week’s episode just before the new one, for a full hour of The Candy Show on APTN and APTN HD Channels.

This week coming we  have Halifax Poet Laureate El Jones, and you don;t want to miss this incredible piece titled “Pussy”.   This new fast paced electronic/ pop band will have you off your seat, Halifax based and soon to become nationally known, Neon Dreams.

The Candy Show is Created/ Written and hosted by Stand up Comedian, Candy Palmater – catch her stand up monologue off the top of each new exciting episode. Tune in Tuesday 9:30PM on APTN.

NO TV – NO worries watch the newest and all the seasons of The Candy Show episodes on line here:   http://www.aptn.ca/thecandyshow

photo credit: Stoo Metz – Season 5 principle still photographer

The Candy Show January 13th, 2015 Episode on APTN

Tune in to APTN and APTN HD channels this Tuesday January 13th, 2015 and catch the powerful vocals of TWO, not one but TWO East Coast Canadian Women in Music.  Singer/ Songwriters: Christine Campbell with a solo performance, plus Erin Costelo with her band will entertain you and have you singing long after the episode is over.

Of course you want to catch the brash, sassy Award winning Comedian and TV Star, Candy Palmater perform a monologue off the top of the episode.

HOST/ COMEDIAN: Candy Palmater

MUSIC Guests: Christine Campbell – singer/ songwriter

: Erin Costelo  – singer/songrwriter

 

And the WINNER Goes to…. The Candy Show

Candy WinnerHello beautiful people,

Sorry for the long delay in our update. We have many  updates and news for you. We hope you had a fantastic summer, and are enjoying the fall weather of sunshine and crispy days.

Since our last post of Dog Days of Summer, hosted by Candy Palmater in Halifax, she has been traveling for comedy, speaking and Television events all summer and into early fall. Candy has been nominated for two Awards: Nova Scotia Music Award (Media Person of the Year), and also an APCMA (Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards) for Best Television Series Promoting Aboriginal Music on a National Level. The winner of the APCMA category is: THE CANDY SHOW – Candy’s hit national TV series on APTN.  Much anticipated and greatly appreciated, Candy and I would like to thank every one of you fans, family, friends, colleagues, clients and subscribers who voted. This is a prestigious Award in Canada, awarded by the people, the voters.  We Thank you with all our hearts.  The Nova Scotia Music Award is still a nomination at this point, but will know this fall who will win the category. (this award is for Nova Scotia only and is voted by the industry members).

Candy’s National TV show: The Candy Show, is not syndicated, is in it’s fifth season, now post-production and will soon air on APTN. No date is released by the network as of yet. You can watch The Candy Show weekly on APTN, or on line HERE.

MORE NEWS/ EVENTS:

Candy headlined the Entertainment night for the Mi’Kmaq Summer Games 2014 in Potlotek First Nation. Opening for her was Don Burnstick and another local upcoming comedian, with Candy’s set on after the family fireworks. The night was stellar and a rare treat as many witness Candy’s Corporate comedy, but this late night show was her blue comedy. The organizers planned the event to provide a mix mash of variety for the audience.

Candy has traveled to Moose Cree First Nation for comedy performance and to Wikwemikong Unceded First nation for motivational, inspirational keynote speeches, on Manitoulin Island. Beautiful place to visit.

Candy hosted the Industry Award Night presented by RBC, the Ohshki Awards – the same night her category was announced and she won. The Nationally Televised Award night, Candy was the presenter for Song of The Year, and had a stroll down the red carpet with her well earned Award. The two nights were filled with the best talent in Canada, what we call Red Hollywood, for Aboriginal people, and with guests from all across the world to attend, perform and receive awards. What a great couple of nights in Winnipeg!

NOW, Candy is back on APTN National News for the Laughing Drum segment, every other Tuesday nights,  and she accepted a position to teach the  Native Studies Course at Dalhousie University in Halifax, once a week.  Still being able to travel all over the globe for events, comedy shows, and speaking to youth, educators, Unions, Corporations and Government – sending messages on love, inclusion, motivation, inspiration and more.

This October, she will be hosting and speaking at the NPAAMB – Dream walkers Gathering in Ontario, for Aboriginal Youth. For more details click here.

WRITING / TELEVISION

Candy is in the process of writing her first book and is busy writing treatments for a handful of other TV projects.  The Candy Show kept her busy for 5 seasons of filming, with her as the ONLY writer for ALL episodes, a rarity in Television.  We will keep you posted on the developments as they unfold.

SOCIAL MEDIA

We still keep up with her YouTube Channel – Click here for her channel, be sure to subscribe and not miss out on a video.

Thank you for your continued support and love. We will update you all her endeavors and keep you in the loop.

BOOKINGS / CONTACT

Simply click here and I will be happy to book Candy for an appearance, event, festival, gig , TV show and more…

See you again soon,

The Candy Show Team

 

 

Halifax Pride Parade and other news

Saturday July 26th is the infamous annual Halifax pride parade. Thousands of people will come out to watch, participate, show their alliance and unity that really, one love is human nature, and this day marks this fact. Halifax pride parade is the 4th largest in Canada. That is awesome considering we are a tiny province and our person per province tally is lower than most. We sure know how to pump out an awesome pride festival and parade. See you Saturday 1:30PM parade start time. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE. lipstick pride

Candy , a proud 2 spirited woman, has united for a special campaign with BBBS Halifax (Big Brothers Big Sisters). She is the face of the their campaign and will be on the big float, helping to gather clothing donations from the parade goers to help the kids that are in desperate need of help. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE.  BBBS and Candy

OTHER NEWS:

The Candy Show (National Television series) is nominated for an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award 2014. Voting is open to people all over the world, help Candy win! APCMA nomination 2014CLICK HERE TO register and vote for FREE

Simple: To vote you must register , but it is FREE, and then you go to the voting categories. The category you are looking for is: BEST TELEVISION SERIES and THE CANDY SHOW is the second on the list. Click the little box and send in your vote, and that is it! It’s that simple. You can only vote once, so make sure you click on the correct box. Share with everyone you know. Let’s help Candy win! Thank you for your vote and your support.

 

The Candy Show week 2 of filming Season 5 in Halifax

We are well on our way to week two of filming the hit National variety TV series, The Candy Show, in Halifax.   The nights are all SOLD out and we are only accepting waiting list requests at this point, to be in the studio audience.  The incredible line up of guests plus the funniest woman comedian we have right now in the country, Candy Palmater, together make great TV.  The Season filming now will air early 2015 some time.  The network is far from announcing the launch date.  However, be sure to watch Season 4 on TV every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels.

Tune in to Candys YouTube Channel to watch “Behind the scenes” on The Candy Show Vlogging  -click here to watch VLOGRIL.

Catch all the audience/ fan photos of the first 3 nights of filming – click HERE to see all the pictures on The Candy Show FB fan site

Guests yet to come: Susan Aglukark, Charlie A’Court, The Stanfields, Iskwe, Inez Jasper, El Jones, George Leach and much more – JUNO Award winners, ECMA winners and of course your TV host/ Comedian and the Creator of The Candy Show – (Sole writer too), Candy Palmater – Mi’Kmaq comedian from a tiny community in northern NB, running 5 seasons of Nationally amazing Television and supporting/ showcasing the Best talents in Canadian Entertainment.

Filming pieces of Candy
Filming pieces of Candy

AND…. Owner of Fancy Shoes TV INC.  Aboriginally owned Production Company.  Together Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot, Candy’s business partner and owner of Ocean Entertainment, are the women powerhouse duo that make fantastic Television.

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.

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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.

HOW TO GET YOUR TICKETS?  see below.

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.