Holmes Show, The
Former Second City comedian-actress Jessica Holmes starred in this half-hour series, supported by Roman Danylo and Kurt Smeaton The Holmes Show had its origins in a one-hour Comedy Now! special, Holmes Alone, which won a Platinum Award in 2001 at the Worldfest International Film Festival in Houston. The series featured sketch comedy and monologues, and the format was reminiscent of the Carol Burnett Show. The series was produced by Sandra Faire.
The series debuted in the CTV schedule in the fall of 2002, and was produced in the studios of CFTO-TV Toronto. It was scheduled at 10:30pm on Tuesdays. It did not last the full season, and was not renewed for 2003-2004. In the fall of 2003, Jessica Holmes joined the regular cast of the CBC's Royal Canadian Air farce series.