Crave and New Metric Media announced today that Hulu will be the exclusive streaming home to the debut season of Shoresy in the US. A spin-off of Crave’s first original series Letterkenny, Shoresy joins its smash-hit predecessor as a Hulu Original in the U.S. on Friday, May 27, 2022.
The six-episode, half-hour hockey comedy sees the foul-mouthed, chirp-serving, mother-loving, fan favorite character, Shoresy, join a senior AAA hockey team in Sudbury on a quest to never lose again. Shoresy is set to stream this spring on Crave.
A teaser trailer for Shoresy debuted during last night’s Super Bowl broadcast on CTV. You can watch the teaser below! Also revealed today is an exclusive first-look image from the highly-anticipated new series.
“It’s a point of pride that hockey players and comedy remain two of this country’s finest exports and so we are thrilled to introduce Shoresy to the ever-growing legion of American Letterkenny fans,” said Justin Stockman, Vice-President, Content Development & Programming, Bell Media.
He added: “With this latest sale to Hulu in the U.S. and the overall success of the franchise, Bell Media and Crave continue to help create must-see content that knows no borders.”
Shot on location in Sudbury, Shoresy features bench boss Keeso in the titular role, alongside a cast of certified beauticians and absolute legends – from sci-fi stars to real life big hitters.
Tasya Teles (The 100) stars as Nat, with Harlan Blayne Kytwayhat (Tribal) as Sanguinet, Blair Lamora (Paranormal Nightshift) as Ziigwan, and Keilani Rose (Flimsy) tapped as Miigwan.
From, Blainville, QC, rapper Jonathan-Ismael Diaby stars as Dolo, with former Montréal Canadien, author, and actor Terry Ryan as Hitch.
Ryan McDonell (The Crossing) stars as Michaels, with Max Bouffard (Letterkenny) as JJ Frankie JJ, and former Kahnawake Condor and MMA fighter Andrew “The Canon” Antsanen joining the cast as Goody.
Legendary all-time tough guy Jon “Nasty” Mirasty, former ‘Canes centre Brandon Nolan, and three-time Stanley Cup winner, Jordan Nolan star as Jim, Jim, and Jim, respectively, with Listowel’s Keegan Long as Liam, and North Bay’s Bourke Cazabon as Cory.
The first season guest stars Laurence Leboeuf (Transplant), Scott Thompson (Kids in the Hall), Jonathan Torrens (Trailer Park Boys), Jacob Tierney (Letterkenny), Camille Sullivan (Trigger Me), Eliana Jones (Northern Rescue), Kim Cloutier (Letterkenny), Michala Brasseur (Grand Army) as well as social media star and podcaster Lysandre Nadeau.
Shoresy is produced by New Metric Media, in partnership with WildBrain and Play Fun Games in association with Bell Media, with the participation of Canadian Media Fund, OMDC Tax Credits, and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit and the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, and is distributed by WildBrain, New Metric Media is the exclusive sales agent.
Jared Keeso is executive producer, writer, star, and creator. Jacob Tierney is executive producer and director. Kaniehtiio Horn is consulting producer. Mark Montefiore is executive producer and Kara Haflidson is producer for New Metric Media.
For Bell Media, Production Executive is Chris Kelley; Sarah Fowlie is Head of Production, Original Programming; Carlyn Klebuc is General Manager, Original Programming; Justin Stockman is Vice President, Content Development & Programming; and Karine Moses is Senior Vice President, Content Development & News.