Sophie is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on CBC from January 9, 2008 to March 23, 2009.It stars Natalie Brown as Sophie Parker, an unmarried single mother and talent agent. The show is an English-language adaptation of Télévision de Radio-Canada's show Les Hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin. The show was created by Richard Blaimert and its executive producer is Jocelyn Deschênes, the same creative team behind the original series. It was the CBC's second attempt in as many years to create an English adaptation of a successful series from its French sister network, following the less successful Rumours.In February 2008, it was announced that the show had been bought by ABC Family, part of Disney-ABC Television Group in the United States. The network signed on for the first 13 episodes, as well as an option for the second season of the show.On March 27, 2009, the series was cancelled by CBC due to poor ratings.
P.R. was a Canadian television sitcom, which aired on CBC Television in 2000. The show starred Diane Flacks as Alexandra Reed and Ellie Harvie as Jill Hayes, partners in a public relations firm. Fiona Reid also starred as office manager Dierdre Duncan, a mysterious older British woman in the vein of The Avengers' Emma Peel who frequently hints at a shady past. The show was widely characterized in the media as a Canadian adaptation of Absolutely Fabulous, although its humour was much less camp.The show ended after 13 episodes.