Global Television Network


Network: Global Television Network

Broadcast Run: 2001 to 2002

Broadcast Medium: Television

After receiving critical acclaim for its half-hour drama debut, Blackfly became a 13-part comedy series from Salter Street Films, producers of This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

This comedic half-hour series satirized the social and political history of Canada in a politically incorrect fashion. Set in the 18th century in the fur trading post of Fort Simpson-Eaton, Blackfly was created by and starred Canadian comedian Ron James as Benny “Blackfly” Broughton. Also starred Colin Mochrie, Richard Donat, James Kee, Shauna Black, Cheri Maracle, Lorne Cardinal and Marcel Jeannin.

Broadcast: 2001 – 2002 

Time slot: Thursday 10:00 pm
Running time: 30 minutes

Production Company: Salter Street Films, in association with Global Television Network

Written by Joanne Ingrassia – June, 2002