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December 15, 2009

Bid in Zaib Shaikh's Little Gingerbread Mosque charity auction!

Bid on a Gingerbread house!

Impress family and friends this holiday season by showcasing a celebrity gingerbread house Made on CBC's "Deck the Halls with Stephen and Chris". Created by Being Erica's Erin Karpluk, The Hour's George Stroumboulopoulis and Little Mosque's own Zaib Shaikh, these gingerbread houses are being auctioned off to support three worthy causes.

Yes, you read that right - Zaib Shaikh (aka Amaar Rashid) made a magnificent Little Gingerbread Mosque. Click through to the ebay auction and place a bid - all proceeds from the sale will go to the Canadian Council for Muslim Women. The goal of the CCMW is to attain and maintain equality, equity, and empowerment for all Canadian Muslim women.

Bid now - the auction closes on Thursday Dec 17th!

December 11, 2009

Pre-order Season 3 on DVD now!

Hi Everyone!

Well, it's the moment you've all been waiting for - Season 3 of Little Mosque on the Prairie is (nearly) out on DVD... it'll be available on January 5th, 2010, but you can preorder it from the CBC Shop starting now!

Season 3 on DVDHere's some info on this three-disc set:

Love is in the air in Mercy, Saskatchewan as Season Three of Little Mosque on the Prairie picks up right where last season's cliffhanger left off. Amaar finally discovers whether Rayyan accepted JJ's marriage proposal and her surprising answer throws the whole town into a tizzy.

All of the characters you love are back, along with a few new favourites, in the biggest, funniest and most exciting season of Little Mosque yet! This season romps through love and heartbreak, ancient societies, vegans, and bar fights. Not to mention figs, dates, double dates, blind dates, blind men and in-laws!

Hold onto your hijabs and dive into another year of hilarious and occasionally outrageous stories in this "fish out of water" comedy.

The 3-Disc DVD set offers all 20 Season 3 episodes, and extensive Special Features including:
- I on Mercy Webisodes
- Gags on the Prairie
- Deleted Scenes and Audio Commentaries.
- Region 0.

Get it from the CBC Shop here.

December 3, 2009

In Toronto? Meet Arlene Duncan and Brandon Firla, Friday Dec 4 at "Sounds of the Season"

If you're in Toronto, kick off a season of giving on Friday, December 4th at the CBC Broadcasting Centre for a day of live programming in support of local food banks, and meet some of the cast members from Little Mosque!

Join your favourite CBC personalities along with Matt Dusk, Amanda Martinez, Jully Black, Soul Influence, K-OS and others while watching live broadcasts of Metro Morning, Big City Small World, Radio 2s Drive, Fresh Air and Here & Now.

From 11:15 - 1:15 fans will have a chance to meet:

-Arlene Duncan, Little Mosque on the Prairie
-Brandon Firla, Little Mosque on the Prairie

As well as:

-Graham Abbey, The Border
-Athena Karkanis, The Border
-James McGowan, The Border
-Jim Codrington, The Border
-Gavin Crawford, 22 Minutes

Here are the details:

Sounds of the Season
Friday, December 4th, 2009
5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
CBC Broadcasting Centre
250 Front Street West

Hope to see you there!