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Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Michael and David have been seeing each other, professionally, twice a week for 15 years. They’re making progress. Dr. David Storper is a psychiatrist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy. Translation: David and Michael venture out of the office to engage in real-life exercises designed to conquer specific fears. Michael is David’s most challenging patient. He is wracked by a litany of anxieties centered round the most mundane things – cats, buses, strangers, bridges, girls. He’s 30. No one knows Michael better than David. Like most patients, Michael knows nothing about David. The doctor is a workaholic and, arguably, his controlling nature and secret drinking contributed to the break-up of his marriage. But he’s working on these things. Michael believes David is his key to happiness. David believes Michael is his key to a lucrative book deal. They live in Ottawa, a city rife with misunderstandings. Without his knowing, Michael […]


2012 – Nominated for 8 Screen Awards:

  • The Bell Media Award for Best Comedy Program or Series (Niv Fichman, Sari Friedland, Bob Martin, Don McKellar)
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role (Bob Martin)
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role (Jennifer Irwin)
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role (Tommie-Amber Pirie)
  • Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series (Patricia Rozema)
  • Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series (Matt Watts)
  • Best Photography in a Comedy Program or Series (Douglas Koch)
  • Best Sound in a Comedy, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series (Philip Stall, Sue Conley, Sid Lieberman, Kirk Lynds, Joe Morrow, Jane Tattersall)

2012 – Nominated for 5 Canadian Comedy Awards:

  • Best Direction (Don McKellar)
  • Best Male Performance (Bob Martin)
  • Best Writing (Bob Martin)
  • Best Writing (Matt Watts)
  • Best Performance by a Female (Tommie-Amber Pirie)

2012 – Nominated for Directors Guild of Canada DGC Team Award
2012 – Nominated for 2 ACTRA Awards:

  • Outstanding Performance – FEMALE (Jennifer Irwin)
  • Outstanding Performance – FEMALE (Tommie-Amber Pirie)