Being Erica – season 3: the press release

Being Erica's season 3 cast

A little while ago, I promised you some more goodies from Being Erica‘s season three press launch. After the jump, the press release which contains a few spoilers about what’s going to be happening (and according to Erin Karpluk, there’s going to be “More drama, more laughs, it’s darker, more romance… more men!”). But the good news is the airdate is September 22nd, 9pm.

Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on CBC Television Beginning September 22

The critically acclaimed BEING ERICA returns with an all-new season starring Gemini Award-winner Erin Karpluk as the engaging Erica Strange on her quest to come to terms with life and relationships – in the past and the present. It‟s a season of new opportunities, new challenges and new romances! Michael Riley is back as the mysterious Dr. Tom – and watch out for new cast member Adam Fergus.

Other popular returning cast members include Erica‟s ex-boss and new business partner Julianne (Reagan Pasternak), fellow time-traveller Kai (Sebastian Pigott), Erica‟s mother Barb (Kathleen Laskey), father Gary (John Boylan) and sister Samantha (Joanna Douglas). Brent (Morgan Kelly) returns as Erica‟s former colleague at River Rock Publishing who, this season, is determined to bring down Erica and her new business.

Transformation is the central theme for season three. Audiences will see Erica embark on a challenging new phase in her therapy, and watch her grapple with taking the next big step toward fulfilling her destiny.

Also back for season three is the show‟s creative team, creator and executive producer Jana Sinyor (Dark Oracle) and executive producer Aaron Martin (Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Best Years), together with executive producers David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg of Temple Street Productions (Billable Hours, Canada’s Next Top Model).

Since it premiered on CBC Television in 2009, the critically acclaimed show has been hugely successful worldwide. International distributor BBC Worldwide has sold BEING ERICA to almost 40 countries, including SOAPnet (U.S.), E4 (U.K.), ABC2 (Australia), Paramount Comedy (Spain) and SBS/Net5 in Holland. This past year, the show was nominated for nine Gemini Awards with Erin Karpluk winning for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. BEING ERICA also won Best Scripted Format at the C21/FRAPA Format Awards at MIPCOM.