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TRICKSTER
Air Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on The CW
Episode Title: (#101) "Episode 1"
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 12

CW SERIES PREMIERE

TRICKSTER

"Episode 1" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

SERIES PREMIERE - When a drug dealer threatens his mom (Crystle Lightning) over an outstanding debt, Jared (Joel Oulette) struggles to come up with the money to save her, while frightening hallucinations hint at much bigger troubles lurking right around the corner. The episode was directed by Michelle Latimer and written by Tony Elliott and Michelle Latimer (#101). The CW broadcast airdate 1/12/2021. Trickster will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

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TRICKSTER (CW)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/12/21 - 2/16/21
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2020-2021 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
season two order rescinded on 1/29/21
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, October 2020) Tuesday, January 12 sees the return of fan favorite horror anthology series TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES to The CW for its second season with back to back original episodes (8:00-8:30pm and 8:30-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by the U.S. premiere of the acclaimed Canadian supernatural drama TRICKSTER (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT). Based on the best-selling novel "Son of a Trickster" by Eden Robinson and created by award-winning filmmaker Michelle Latimer ("RISE," "Nuuca") and Tony Elliott ("Orphan Black"), TRICKSTER stars newcomer Joel Oulette as Jared, an Indigenous teen struggling to keep his dysfunctional family above water, but when he starts seeing strange things - talking ravens, doppelgängers, skin monsters - his already chaotic life is turned upside down. Additional cast includes Crystle Lightning ("Outlander"), Kalani Queypo ("Jamestown"), Anna Lambe ("The Grizzlies"), Joel Thomas Hynes ("Little Dog"), Craig Lauzon ("Royal Canadian Air Farce"), Gail Maurice ("Cardinal") and Georgina Lightning ("Blackstone"). Executive produced by Streel Films' Michelle Latimer, Tony Elliott, and Sienna Films' Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny, TRICKSTER is a CBC original series, produced by Sienna Films ("Cardinal"). Latimer also directed all six episodes. Sienna Films is a Sphere Media company. Abacus Media Rights handles international sales.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Lambe
· Craig Lauzon
· Crystle Lightning
· Gail Maurice
· Georgina Lightning
· Joel Oulette as Jared
· Joel Thomas Hynes
· Kalani Queypo
CREW INFORMATION:
· Eden Robinson as BOOK
· Jennifer Kawaja as EP
· Julia Sereny as EP
· Michelle Latimer as CRTR/DIR/EP
· Tony Elliott as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Sienna Films
· Streel Films