Doubleday Canada to Publish a New Book from North American Comedy Star Gerry Dee
Doubleday Canada is pleased to announce that it will publish a new book from acclaimed comedian Gerry Dee. The as-of-yet untitled book will hit stores in the fall of 2012. Curtis Russell of P.S. Literary Agency negotiated the deal. Read more here.
Class clown Gerry Dee turns former teaching antics into CBC-TV sitcom
Winnipeg Free Press
Being the ultimate class clown has served Gerry Dee well. The one-time teacher credits his tenure as a Toronto educator with providing lots of foolish fodder for a successful comedy career, and he now finds himself starring in a new CBC-TV sitcom loosely based on his own experiences. Read more here.
Double Down on the Ds
Gerry Dee did not read a lot of books growing up. "I wasn't one of those guys," he says matter-offactly, sitting for an interview at the CBC's downtown Toronto headquarters. "If it wasn't made into a movie, I didn't know about it." Read more here.
2012 on the tube: John Doyle's TV lookahead
The Globe and Mail
Mr. D (CBC, starts Jan. 9) is dopey, deadpan and quietly hilarious. Comedian – and former high-school teacher – Gerry Dee stars as a seriously underqualified but ambitious teacher stumbling through classes and school politics. Read more here.
Gerry Dee reprises teacher role
London Free Press
Canadian comedian Gerry Dee has turned his former life as a teacher into a sitcom about a teacher, and the odd thing is, it was his plan all along. Read more here.
It's a happy new year so far at soaring CBC
TV Feeds My Family
Gerry Dee's new classroom comedy Mr. D launched at 8 p.m. to 1.23 million viewers. Read more here.