Production Begins in Toronto on Movie Central and The Movie Network's New Original Comedy Series SENSITIVE SKIN, Starring Kim

Production Begins in Toronto on Movie Central and The Movie Network's New 
Original Comedy Series SENSITIVE SKIN, Starring Kim Cattrall and Don McKellar 
-Additional casting announced including Academy Award(®)-nominee 
Elliott Gould (M*A*S*H, FRIENDS, RAY DONOVAN), Nicolas Wright (White House 
Down), Gemini Award-winner Colm Feore (THE BORGIAS), Joanna Gleason (Last 
Vegas), Gemini Award-winner Clé Bennett (FLASHPOINT), Mary Walsh (THIS HOUR 
HAS 22 MINUTES) and Marc-André Grondin (C.R.A.Z.Y.) - 
- TRICON FILMS & TELEVISION announced as International Distributor - 
TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Rhombus Media, Corus Entertainment's Movie 
Central, and Bell Media's The Movie Network announced today that production is 
underway on SENSITIVE SKIN, a new series based on the acclaimed BBC program of 
the same name. Kim Cattrall stars in the bittersweet comedy about 
50-somethings and executive produces along with co-star Don McKellar, who 
directs all six episodes from scripts by Bob Martin. Also announced today are 
additional cast members including Academy Award(®)-nominee Elliott Gould 
(M*A*S*H, FRIENDS, RAY DONOVAN), Nicolas Wright (White House Down), Gemini 
Award-winner Colm Feore (THE BORGIAS), Joanna Gleason (Last Vegas), Gemini 
Award-winner Clé Bennett (FLASHPOINT), Mary Walsh (THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES), 
and Marc-André Grondin (C.R.A.Z.Y.). SENSITIVE SKIN marks Cattrall's return 
to television following the conclusion of her wildly successful HBO series SEX 
IN THE CITY. SENSITIVE SKIN shoots in Toronto for six weeks. TRICON FILMS & 
TELEVISION will handle international distribution of the series. 
"SENSITIVE SKIN is a funny, sad, raw, and beautiful portrait of a woman my age 
who is literally haunted by doubt and the choices she has made in life," said 
series lead and Executive Producer Kim Cattrall. "It's a project I've been 
developing for years and with the help of Don McKellar, Bob Martin, and the 
Rhombus dream team, it's finally coming to life." 
SENSITIVE SKIN is the story of Davina (Kim Cattrall), a woman of a certain age 
and her long-time husband Al (Don McKellar), who have sold their comfortable 
family home and moved downtown to an ultra-modern condo, in a transitional 
neighbourhood, in a conscious effort to change their lives, keep relevant, and 
begin again. Unfortunately, that's exactly what happens. 
Based on the original British version starring Joanna Lumley (ABSOLUTELY 
FABULOUS), SENSITIVE SKIN stars Golden Globe(®) Award-winner and Emmy(® 
)Award-nominee Kim Cattrall (SEX AND THE CITY), Genie and Tony 
Award(®)-winner Don McKellar (Blindness, SLINGS AND ARROWS) as the show's 
lead characters Davina and Al, respectively. The series also stars Academy( 
)Award(®)-nominee Elliott Gould (M*A*S*H, FRIENDS, RAY DONOVAN) as Al's 
opportunistic physician; Nicolas Wright (White House Down) as Davina and Al's 
neurotic and depressive son Orlando; Gemini Award-winner Colm Feore (THE 
BORGIAS) as Davina's brother-in-law Roger; Tony Award-winner Joanna Gleason 
(Last Vegas) as her conservative older sister Veronica; Gemini Award-winner 
Mary Walsh (THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES) as Sarah, a well-known radio 
personality; Gemini Award-winner Clé Bennett (FLASHPOINT) as Theodore, the 
friendly neighbourhood drug dealer; and Jutra Award-winner Marc-André Grondin 
(C.R.A.Z.Y.) as Greg. This new adaption is written by Bob Martin (MICHAEL: 
SENSITIVE SKIN is produced by Rhombus Media in association withBaby 
CowProductions, The Movie Network, and Movie Central.The show is created 
by Hugo Blick (ROGER & VAN HAVE JUST GOT IN). Niv Fichman(Rhombus Media) and 
Sari Friedland serve as producers with Kim Cattrall, Don McKellar, Bob Martin, 
Henry Normal (Baby Cow Productions) and Hugo Blick attached as executive 
producers. Production Executives for Bell Media are Trish Williams and 
Kathleen Meek. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, 
Bell Media. Catherine McLeod is Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels, 
Bell Media. Phil King is President, CTV Programming and Sports. Chris Bell is 
production executive for Movie Central, Maria Hale is Vice President, 
Television, Pay TV, Corus Entertainment and Doug Murphy is Executive Vice 
President and Chief Operating Officer, Corus Entertainment. 
SENSITIVE SKIN will air on The Movie Network in Eastern Canada and Movie 
Central in Western Canada and is produced in partnership withtheCanada 
Media Fund (CMF) and Rogers Cable Network Fund. 
Twitter: @SensitiveSkinTV @KimCattrall @moviecentral @themovienetwork 
@TMN_Publicity @CorusPR 
Facebook: moviecentral themovienetwork 
About Rhombus
Rhombus Media is an internationally renowned producer of theatrical feature 
films, TV drama, documentaries and performing arts programmes. Since its 
inception in 1979, the company has released over 200 productions and has 
received literally hundreds of awards, including numerous Genies, Geminis, 
Emmys, Golden Pragues and an Oscar. For television, Rhombus recently produced 
the critically acclaimed series Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdaysfor CBC. The 
company also producedSlings & Arrows, an 18-part multi-award winning series 
broadcast on TMN and Movie Central in Canada, the Sundance Channel in the US 
and a number of other networks around the world.Also wellknown for a rich 
variety of performing arts programmes, the company produced several 
International Emmy winners including Le Dortoir andPictures on the 
Edge.Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired By Bach, a six part multi-disciplinary series aired 
on BBC, PBS, ZDF, NHK, CBC and numerous other networks around the world, was a 
notable international success, receiving countless awards including the Prime 
Time Emmy and the Golden Rose of 
About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed 
original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in 
the country. Hit CTV series include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, THE 
LISTENER, MOTIVE, the #1 new Canadian scripted series of the 2012/13 season, 
and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, the record-breaking, Canadian-produced 
complementary version of the hit international series. CTV is also home to 
drama series PLAYED, and premiering in the 2013/14 season, multi-cam office 
comedy SPUN OUT, and hit international format MASTERCHEF CANADA. Among the 
scripted series on Bell Media pay and specialty channels are the two-time 
Emmy-nominated hit DEGRASSI, the recently renewed ORPHAN BLACK, CSA-winning 
CALL ME FITZ, and upcoming dramas BITTEN, SENSITIVE SKIN, 19-2 and the 
recently ordered KILLJOYS. Bell Media specialty channels are also home to 
reality series such as BRAVE NEW GIRLS, game shows MATCH GAME and POP QUIZ, 
and factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL and CANADA'S WORST DRIVER, among others. 
So far in 2013, Bell Media has ordered 24 original Canadian series and 
currently has 74 projects in various stages of development. 
About Movie Central
Movie Central is a commercial-free premium pay TV service available in western 
Canada. Movie Central premieres the best in Hollywood, international and 
Canadian films across nine 24-hour movie channels, including dedicated 
high-definition feeds, a Movie Central On Demand service and exclusive HBO 
content on HBO Canada. Movie Central is also the first window for Showtime 
content and home to cutting-edge Canadian series. A major force in the 
Canadian independent film and television production industry, Movie Central, 
through Script to Screen, a writer-oriented feature script development program 
funded by Movie Central and delivered by NSI supports Canadian filmmaking. 
Visit the Movie Central website at 
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and 
entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and 
radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, 
children's book publishing and children's animation. Experience Corus on the 
web at 
About The Movie Network:
The Movie Network is a pay television service available in eastern Canada 
delivering premiere access to Hollywood hit movies, new and exclusive HBO 
content, critically acclaimed Showtime series and first-rate Canadian 
programming to subscribers. The Movie Network service includes five 24-hour 
multiplex channels - The Movie Network, HBO Canada, MExcess, MFun! and MFest. 
All five multiplex channels are simulcast in High Definition and joined by TMN 
GO, a multi-platform video streaming service; The Movie Network OnDemand, a 
Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service available in select areas across 
eastern Canada; and TMN OnLine, an Internet-based content streaming service. 
The Movie Network is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, 
NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about 
The Movie Network is available at 
About Tricon Films & Television:
Tricon Films & Television is one of North America's leading producers and 
distributors, and exclusive output distributor of AMC Networks-owned 
IFC.With offices in Toronto and Los Angeles, Tricon has quickly emerged as a 
prominent supplier of award winning factual and scripted programming that 
continues to be successful with audiences around the world. Tricon's 
distribution arm features a broad catalogue of high quality, multi-platform 
content including primetime scripted drama and comedy, kids, lifestyle, 
factual and documentary series and specials.

SOURCE  Movie Central 
please contact: Allison Barber, Unit Publicist, SENSITIVE SKIN, 416.801.6963 Jessica Charbonneau, The Movie Network, 
416.956.8638 Owen McCorquodale, Movie 
Central, 416.479.6068 Mary Powers, Tricon 
Films & Television, 416.767.8692 
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