Network: Global Television Network
Broadcast Run: 2007 to 2009
Broadcast Medium: Television
‘Da Kink in My Hair was a comedic drama based on playwright and actress trey anthony’s (sic) award-winning play of the same name.
Set at Letty’s, a bustling hair salon in Toronto’s Caribbean community, the show was a platform for a ensemble group of women to share their trials, tribulations and deep dark secrets. These strong, black women let their hair down – in more ways than one. trey anthony played Joy, the zany younger sister of main character Novelette Campbell (played by Ordena Stephens-Thomson), Letty’s smart and vivacious owner. Novelette didn’t just style her clients’ hair, she knew just how to make them open up. Ngozi Paul, the co-creator and co-executive producer of this new TV series, played Starr, a beautiful, wide-eyed young woman. Paul was an original cast member of the original play.
CAST: Ordena Stephens-Thompson, Ngozi Paul, trey anthony, Conroy Stewart, Richard Fagon
Broadcast: Debuted October 14th 2007
Time slot: Sunday, 7:30 pm
Running time: 30 minutes
Series created by: trey anthony and Ngozi Paul
Executive Producers: Damion Nurse, Laszlo Barna, trey anthony, Ngozi Paul and Shelly Scarrow
In January 2009 it was announced that the series would be returning for a second season on February 12th. However, in August 2009, Canwest announced that Da Kink would not be returning for a third season.
Written by Joanne Ingrassia – June, 2007