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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

The Candy Show WEDNESDAYS 10pm EST on APTN & APTN HD

WEDNESDAY January 29th, 2014 on the NEW Season 4 of The Candy Show:

COMEDY: Candy Palmater ( Host/ Creator/ Writer) – One of Canada’s top Female Comedians can be seen on APTN and APTN HD Channels every week.

MUSIC: East Coast Musical talents of Chris Martin & The Trouble Shooters

PERFORMER: Kahsenniyo Wilson – Spoken Word

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Chris Martin & The Trouble Shooters on Season 4 Ep. of The Candy Show
Chris Martin & The Trouble Shooters on Season 4 Ep. of The Candy Show
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.
Candy (left) and Kahsenniyou - Season 4 TCS
Candy (left) and Kahsenniyou – Season 4 TCS
Candy performing on Season 4 The Candy Show
Candy performing on Season 4 The Candy Show
Candy with musical guest: Chris Martin and The Trouble Shooters
Candy with musical guest: Chris Martin and The Trouble Shooters
Candy with musical guest: Chris Martin and The Trouble Shooters
Candy with musical guest: Chris Martin and The Trouble Shooters

The Candy Show NEW Episode this WEDNESDAY only on APTN & APTN HD channels

This week on set of The Candy Show, National variety TV series on APTN and APTN HD channels: 10pmEST/ 11pm AST

Gloryhound performing on set of The Candy Show, Season 4. This episode is airing Wed. Jan. 22nd 10pm EST/ 11pm AST on APTN and APTN HD channels
Gloryhound performing on set of The Candy Show, Season 4. This episode is airing Wed. Jan. 22nd 10pm EST/ 11pm AST on APTN and APTN HD channels

Host/ Comedian: Candy Palmater  ( Creator/ Writer/ Producer of The Candy Show) – Canadian, Aboriginal, female comedian with stories of such hilarity and the magnitude of wit, intelligence and just simply entertaining Comedian.

The Writer/ Creator and Host of The Candy Show, performing open monologue in front of a live studio audience. Season 4, airing every WEDNESDAY night on APTN and APTN HD Channels
The Writer/ Creator and Host of The Candy Show, performing open monologue in front of a live studio audience. Season 4, airing every WEDNESDAY night on APTN and APTN HD Channels

Music Guest: Canadian Rock Band,  Gloryhound

Gloryhound - Canadian Rock band on set of The Candy Show, Season 4, with Comedian/ Host Candy Palmater
Gloryhound – Canadian Rock band on set of The Candy Show, Season 4, with Comedian/ Host Candy Palmater

 

Gloryhound performing on The Candy Show - Canadian Rock Band
Gloryhound performing on The Candy Show – Canadian Rock Band

 

Performance piece: World reknowned Artist,  Alan Syliboy 

Alan Syliboy, International Artist, painting a piece of art, who he will donate to a charity, LIVE on Season 4 The Candy Show
Alan Syliboy, International Artist, painting a piece of art, who he will donate to a charity, LIVE on Season 4 The Candy Show
Alan Syliboy - World reknowned arist, paints LIVE on set of Season 4 The Candy Show.
Alan Syliboy – World reknowned arist, paints LIVE on set of Season 4 The Candy Show.

 

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.

 

 

The Candy Show NEW Episode of Season 4 airs this Wednesday

Only on APTN and APTN HD Channels. 

This week on The Candy Show: Comedic brilliance of Candy Palmater, w/ Guests: Musical genius Christine Campbell and with Aboriginal dancer James Jones, performing the hoop dance.   10pm EST/ 11pm AST  APTN National TV

Photos of this week’s coming Episode – click on each picture for larger image.

Candy and James
Candy and James
James Jones performing
James Jones performing
Candy in the middle of fans, with James on her right
Candy getting a lesson on set from Christine Campbell
Candy and James on set of The Candy Show
Christine filming close ups
Christine Campbell performing

 

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.

 

Elsipogtog Benefit Concert hosted by Comedian Candy Palmater

Benefit concert picElsipogtog Benefit Concert time and venue details for Halifax, Saturday, November 30th!! **2 parts, 2 venues, 2 mins from each other lol**

First Location:
Mi’kmaq Native Friendship Center
6-8:00pm: Cultural Showcase, Vendors & Silent Auction!

Our Cultural Showcase features an internationally renowned group of Mi’kmaq singers, Eastern Eagle, as our host drum group. We also have All Nations Drum Group, dancers from all powwow styles and a Hoop Dance Exhibition. The Silent Auction will include Artwork, Fancy Shawl and Jingle dresses, hand drums, earrings, and anything else people would like to donate to help the benefit raise funds. All vendors are welcome and can contact me to reserve a table!

Candy Palmater hosts this amazing event on November 30th. Get your tickets before they are gone!
Candy Palmater hosts this amazing event on November 30th. Get your tickets before they are gone!

Second Location:
The Marquee Ballroom (19&Up)
8pm-2am: Fashion Show, Stand-Up Comedy, Solo Singers and 4 Live Bands!

To start, we have one super funny Mi’kmaq.. who was recently voted as Halifax’s Best Comedian, nominated by the ECMA’s, and host of “The Candy Show”, Candy Palmater, as our nights event host!! The Fashion Show will showcase HeadRush, The Vault and InkStarz Native designs by “Natasha Patles” and “Dwayne Ward”- which will include both female and male Mi’kmaq models. We then have special guest, “Ryan McMahon”, a very hilarious Ojibway Comedian, who’s flying in from Winnipeg to do Stand-Up Comedy for us! Our stacked music line-up includes Listiguj’s very own “Melissa Girven” and “Gmanwolf Productions”, “Kicking Krotch”, and two Aboriginal Hiphop Music groups who were recently nominated by the East Coast Music Awards for Aboriginal Recording Of The Year, “City Natives” and “Black & Grey” to perform for us LIVE!!!

Aboriginal Comedian and National Television host on stage of Season 4 of The Candy Show
Aboriginal Comedian and National Television host on stage of Season 4 of The Candy Show

Comedian/ Television Personality Candy Palmater

Day 2 Blog by Candy’s Manager: Denise Tompkins

Yesterday I blogged about Candy Palmater in her role as an International speaker.  Today is about Candy in the capacity that many of you know her best. The role of Entertainment. Candy Palmater has been making us laugh, making us cry, making us exhausted as we saunter home from a show we lay witness to, and feel like we had been made love to by Candy’s wit, charm and unique style of comedy.  She is more of a comedic story teller. Candy does deliver impromptu one liners when we least expect them, and she certainly lays everything on the stage for her audience. Candy’s innate ability is evident. Her humble and charming personality is no match for her on stage candour and honesty about topics that range from “what we are not to speak about in public” to politics. Breaking the barriers and pushing the comfortable envelope are her specialties.

Stand Up comedy styles

Unlike many other comedians, Candy has Two types of Comedy routines: 1. Corporate comedy, above the belt style for corporate functions, companies, Television Galas, Awards Show and many functions that like to keep things light , and number  2. Candy’s standard comedy – she pushes the envelope on topics that make people squirm in their seats. And let’s face it, most of us love to feel uncomfortable, breaking away form norm and social rights, this is why we love Stand up comedians, right? Candy utilizes her life experiences, her intelligence and her brashness to create the  material we see on stage.  No one gets hurt, and no one gets picked on in her shows. It is all in good fun, extremely entertaining and everyone loves to laugh until they have to pee. Candy is your huckleberry. 19 +.

Gift of Laughter with Candy Palmater - Aboriginal Comedian
Book Candy for your Holiday party 902 404-0047 or email denise@thecandyshow.com

Candy writes 100% of her material.

Candy’s comedy on line – Stand up Playlist

UPCOMING EVENTS/ SHOWS/ NEWS

Candy has been performing all over the country. She performs on her hit national TV series, The Candy Show, that airs every Wednesday nights on APTN/ APTN HD channels. (Check your service provider for exact times in your zone). OR watch the first 3 seasons on line here.  Season 4 will air this winter – be sure to subscribe to our website and not miss the season premiere and about Season 5 news!

Candy recently won BEST COMEDIAN in Halifax by The Coast viewers pole. This Thursday Candy will be performing on stage at a Corporate function, and then heading over to the Awards Gala for award and a party. Get your tickets!

Candy has more Comedy events/ gigs coming up – check out our calendar of events

and just shared the stage with some Canadian greats.  In 2014 Candy has set her sites on a cross Canada comedy tour with Jean Paul and Kenny Robinson, still in the works and we will keep you posted on the cities/ towns they will be performing in.

Toronto - 3 comedians
Kenny Robinson, Candy Palmater and Jean paul – Tour coming in 2014 -stay tuned for more details.
Kocihta Picture
Scott Thompson (Kids In the Hall), Candy Palmater (The Candy Show) and Don Kelly (Fish out of Water)

Thank you for your support.

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

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