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Laughter is the BEST medicine

The holiday season is fast approaching.  The gift of laughter is a gift that keeps on giving when Candy Palmater is on stage.  Labelled the Thinking Person’s Comic, she will make you laugh to tears and hours later have you wondering, “Why the heck am I thinking about…”

To Book Candy for your event/ party/ gathering click here

MORE NEWS:

  • NEW projects in the works – news to break in the coming weeks
  • WATCH for media and Documentary series Candy has filmed recently to launch – be sure you are subscribed to our website and all our social media platforms where the dates and times will be posted for your viewing pleasure.
  • NEW radio show in the works/ planning stages for CBC Radio
  • Listen to Candy on program: Because News and The Next Chapter – various times/ dates as Candy guests
  • MASSIVE news to drop in the new year 2017 – Are you subscribed yet to our social media? all under TheCandyShow handle – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and of course this official Website
  • Book you ask – something is coming!!
  • You can watch all episodes of The Candy Show (Multiple award winning TV Show on APTN) All 5 Seasons still run!
  • The Candy Palmater Show on CBC Radio One on podcast – check out HERE click to listen to Candy’s summer show

The Candy Show – Slowcoaster, Candy Palmater & Tattoo Episode

 

WOW! Another awesome new epsiode will air on TUESDAY February 10th, 2015 9:30PM EST on APTN. This award winning national television series showcases the best in Canadian Music, comedy, performing arts and culture. The Candy Show is created by, written by, hosted by, Candy Palmater Executive Producer.

This weeks Guests: Indie Rock Artists – SLOWCOASTER

: Tribal Ink Tattoo Artist – Troy Lane

: Comedian – Candy Palmater

The Candy Show was filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

NEWS:

Please help Candy be the NEW permanent Host of CBC Radio One’s Show Q, by emailing : [email protected] showing support that Candy Palmater is the next host. She is one of the contenders to take the seat. Listen to her Guest Host from the week of January 19th -23rd, 201510712703_812571975465593_5535960438668518973_n

 

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: [email protected] 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

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

 

 

The Candy Show – APCMA 2014 Nomination

Hello Beautiful people. Candy Palmater

Candy Palmater (The Candy Show) has an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award nomination for BEST TV show showcasing and promoting Aboriginal Music and Music in general.  We ask if you could take a few minutes to VOTE for The Candy Show in the BEST TV category. Registering to vote is free and easy, and one click beside THE CANDY SHOW will submit your entry. APCMA nomination 2014The Voting has been extended now to July 31st 2014, so plenty of time to vote. You can vote HERE: CLICK HERE

ALSO: You can vote all around the Globe – no matter if you are in Australia or Africa, you can vote. Help The Candy Show win a much deserved award for the hard work and promotion of awesome music through a National medium. You can catch the first 4 seasons on the Network’s website here: CLICK HERE for The Candy Show on line

HUGE THANK YOU to every single person that voted and will do so in the next week. Please share with your friends and ask them to vote too. ( no shame in asking). Thank you again.

MORE NEWS: Candy’s calendar is a crazy busy one, but not too busy for her fans and her YouTube Channel. Right now, a GIVEAWAY Contest is on! You might win. CLICK HERE to ENTER The Candy Show YOUTUBE Channel.  

The actual Video to watch on YouTube, the GIVEAWAY Contest video you must watch to enter is: CLICK HERE.

GOOD Luck to everyone – Contest closes July 20th, 2014. You can enter only one time.

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The Candy Show Season 5 Filming in Halifax – tickets, info, more

Hello Fantastic Candy fans and The Candy Show fans.

Today is day 3 of filming on the awesome TV show The Candy Show Season 5.  The first 2 days/ night of filming have been a blast!  We had the worlds only Ojibwe Elvis, we had duo pole performing artists, East Coast music talents by: Christine Campbell, Erin Costelo, My Living Will, Red-Suga, Hubert Francis and Halifax circus performer Brandon Gold. This is just the first 2 nights and our jammed packed audiences are wanting more tickets to other nights!It is not too late to get your tickets to more exciting nights coming up.  Funny female Aboriginal ( Mi’Kmaq) comedian Candy Palmater has every one in stitches, not just with her well written monologues (written 100% by Candy Palmater solely), but the “in-betweens” keeping the audience active in between shooting, laughing so hard until you are sore. Best of Comedy, and all on The Candy Show.  Wear your dancing shoes, be prepared to laugh harder than you ever laughed and get ready for premium Canadian and Aboriginal, Canadian Aboriginal Entertainment. JUNO award winners, ECMA winners, NSMW winners and so much more coming up for filming on The Candy Show Season 5.

Filming pieces of Candy
Filming pieces of Candy

The GUEST LINEUP:

CONTACT via email for FREE tickets  – simply click on this link and email your ticket requests **DO NOT CALL** no one in office to answer your calls we all are on set of The Candy Show.

STUDIO DETAILS:

Location of Venue: 2304 Hunter Street, Halifax

DOOR TIME: 6:10PM opens, closes 6:45pm on the nose – filming begins 7PM

APRIL 30,2014 filming day: (One episode day – handful tix left)

Tracy Bone – Singer/ song writer (country)

–  Maria Osende – Flamenco dancer/ Performer

MAY 1, 2014 filming day: (LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN)

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:  (SOLD OUT )

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:  (SOLD OUT)

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**

This week on The Candy Show – funny woman Candy Palmater & Guests

WEDNESDAY February 12th, 2014  10pm EST/ 11pm AST

NEW episode of The Candy Show ( National Television series on APTN & APTN HD). National TV show

 

COMEDY: by The Creator/ Writer/ female comedian Candy Palmater – opening monologue

MUSIC: First Nation artist Joey Stylez

PERFORMER: Magic of Michael James

The Candy Show is Produced by Candy Palmater and Co-Executive Producer Johanna Eliot of Ocean, together formed Fancy Shoes TV INC.

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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Joey StylezFunny female comedian

Candy Palmater
Candy Palmater

The Candy ShowMagician Michael James

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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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

 

A NEW Episode of The Candy Show Season 3, Wednesday April 10th

Tonight is another awesome Episode of Season 3 The Candy Show, on APTN and APTN HD Channels. Check your service provider for exact airing times in your time zone. Late Night TV w/ Candy Palmater. Comedy like no other and tonights Guests: Music by Mi’Kmaq Nation and performing his MAGIC, Michael James.

11PM EST/ 12 midnight AST. on APTN and APTN HD.

Aboriginal Comedian and National TV Host/ Pride of Canada

Candy Palmater had a dream since she was little to be someone that makes a difference and to help others.  Today, Candy is successful in what she has dreamed. Now Producing her 4th Season of her hit national late night TV series on APTN, The Candy Show showcases Candy’s brash, honest and extremely funny comedy ( all written 100% by her, and Candy is the only writer on her TV series). Her National Variety TV Show always includes her stand up comedy and 2 Guests., usually a musical guest and a Performing artist. Each Episode is jammed packed full of fun, laughs, high energy thought provoking material that will help you forget your troubles and woes for 30 minutes. Candy is well loved and well received by thousands of fans across the country, and in to other countries as well.  She is noted a refreshing, real , honest and lovable by many.

Tonights Guests sneak peak:

Want to attend a taping of The Candy Show Production, be in the audience? Click Here for all the details and to obtain your tickets for the TV Tapings this April.

The Candy Show Season 4 Poster
Season 4 Poster