Diggstown

About the Show

Created by Floyd Kane (Across the Line) and starring Vinessa Antoine, CBC original drama DIGGSTOWN follows legal aid lawyer Marcie Diggs, who continues her exploration of a system fraying at the edges as she and her band of tireless colleagues fight to protect society's most vulnerable from systemic corruption, injustice and discrimination in the legal system. 

In Season 3, the world has changed. In this post-COVID society, our heroes’ lives have transformed, and perspectives and priorities have changed. Relationships have formed while others have fallen apart. As Marcie tackles some of her most complex and personal cases to date, she finds herself bucking up against a system that refuses to change. Colleen (Natasha Henstridge) struggles to manage Halifax Legal Aid amidst increasing interference from the board of directors. Reggie (C. David Johnson) embraces life as a guest lecturer at the University, only to become tangled in the ethically charged world of academia. Doug (Brandon Oakes) is confronted with his past and finds new romantic and job opportunities in the least likely of places. Iris’ (Shailene Garnett) ability to help others as a social worker leads her to an unanticipated and exciting career opportunity. Meanwhile, after a year spent travelling, Avery (Dwain Murphy) returns to Halifax a changed man with a desire to live a better life.

Joining the cast of DIGGSTOWN this season are Antoinette Robertson (Dear White People), Crystle Lightning (Trickster) and Nicole Muñoz (Van Helsing). Robertson stars as Vivian, a young tech mogul with the deep pockets to make Marcie’s dreams a reality; Lightning is Doug’s fiercely independent ex-wife Michelle; while Muñoz plays Ellery, a sharp Crown attorney who plays for keeps. 

A CBC original drama, DIGGSTOWN is co-produced by Circle Blue Entertainment, Freddie Films Inc. and Waterstar Entertainment Inc. Floyd Kane is creator, executive producer and showrunner and Amos Adetuyi (Jean of the Joneses) is executive producer along with Brenda Greenberg (Being Erica) and Karen Wentzell (Seed). Directors for the season are Cory Bowles (Black Cop), Lynne Stopkewich (The L Word), Juanita Peters (Hannah’s Story), Rob Adetuyi (Strike!, Beat the World), and Shamim Sarif (Murdoch Mysteries). John Calvert (X Company) is producer. Series writers are Kane, Lynn Coady (Burden of Truth), Ellen Vanstone (Departure), Lakna Edilama (Odd Squad), Amber-Sekowan Daniels (Trickster), Motion (Akila’s Escape), and JP LaRocque (Jann). Series cinematography by Celiana Cárdenas (Diggstown), production design by Jennifer Stewart (Pure) and costume design by Martha Curry (Mr. D.). 

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Program Name

Diggstown

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC

Genre

Scripted

Schedule

Season 3 of Diggstown premieres on Wednesday, October 6 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC and CBC Gem. Seasons 1 and 2 are available to stream on CBC Gem.

Bios

Vinessa Antoine

Marcie Diggs | Diggstown

Natasha Henstridge

Colleen MacDonnell | Diggstown

C David Johnson

Reggie Thompson | Diggstown

Brandon Oakes

Doug Paul | Diggstown

Shailene Garnett

Iris Beals | Diggstown

Press Releases

PRODUCTION BEGINS ON SEASON 3 OF CBC ORIGINAL SERIES DIGGSTOWN LED BY CREATOR AND SHOWRUNNER FLOYD K

PRODUCTION BEGINS ON SEASON 3 OF CBC ORIGINAL SERIES DIGGSTOWN LED BY CREATOR AND SHOWRUNNER FLOYD K

Production Begins On Season 3 Of CBC Original Series DIGGSTOWN Led By Creator And Showrunner Floyd Kane, Starring Vinessa Antoine; with Antoinette Robertson (Dear White People), Crystle Lightning (Trickster) and Nicole Muñoz (Van Helsing) joining the ensemble cast. Read More »

CBC SETS FALL SCHEDULE AND UNVEILS 2021-22 PROGRAMMING SLATE, INCLUDING OVER 35 ORIGINAL SERIES FROM

CBC SETS FALL SCHEDULE AND UNVEILS 2021-22 PROGRAMMING SLATE, INCLUDING OVER 35 ORIGINAL SERIES FROM

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CBC RENEWS ORIGINAL LEGAL DRAMAS BURDEN OF TRUTH AND DIGGSTOWN

CBC RENEWS ORIGINAL LEGAL DRAMAS BURDEN OF TRUTH AND DIGGSTOWN

CBC today announced the renewal of original dramas BURDEN OF TRUTH and DIGGSTOWN. Read More »

CBC/RADIO-CANADA CELEBRATES RECORD-BREAKING NUMBER OF CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD NOMINATIONS

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CBC ANNOUNCES 2019-20 ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING SLATE

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CBC ANNOUNCES WINTER 2019 PREMIERE DATES

CBC ANNOUNCES WINTER 2019 PREMIERE DATES

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VINESSA ANTOINE TO STAR IN NEW CBC DRAMA DIGGSTOWN

VINESSA ANTOINE TO STAR IN NEW CBC DRAMA DIGGSTOWN

CBC, Canada’s national public broadcaster, in association with Circle Blue Entertainment and Freddie Films Inc., today announced that Toronto-born actress Vinessa Antoine (Being Erica, Heartland) is set to star in the new CBC original one-hour drama DIGGSTOWN (6x60), created by Floyd Kane (Across the Line). Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES 2018-19 PROGRAMMING SLATE

CBC ANNOUNCES 2018-19 PROGRAMMING SLATE

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ADDITIONAL CASTING CONFIRMED FOR NEW CBC ORIGINAL LEGAL AID DRAMA DIGGSTOWN AS PRODUCTION BEGINS

ADDITIONAL CASTING CONFIRMED FOR NEW CBC ORIGINAL LEGAL AID DRAMA DIGGSTOWN AS PRODUCTION BEGINS

With production now underway in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Circle Blue Entertainment, Freddie Films Inc., and DHX Media today announced additional casting for the new CBC original drama Diggstown (6x60). Read More »

Program Name

Diggstown

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC

Genre

Scripted

Schedule

Season 3 of Diggstown premieres on Wednesday, October 6 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC and CBC Gem. Seasons 1 and 2 are available to stream on CBC Gem.

Bios

Vinessa Antoine

Marcie Diggs | Diggstown

Natasha Henstridge

Colleen MacDonnell | Diggstown

C David Johnson

Reggie Thompson | Diggstown

Brandon Oakes

Doug Paul | Diggstown

Shailene Garnett

Iris Beals | Diggstown