The second season of the web series, My Roomate’s an Escort will bow Friday December 27th on the Sault’s local streaming channel, ONNtv.
The series, created by Trish Rainone and Katie Uhlmann, both also lead in the series The story moves from its Toronto roots to Northern Ontario.
This season, Katie Chats Inc. the production company behind the show, moved production of the ten part series from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie last Spring in part to tap into funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund (NOHFC). Several locations such as Sault College, City Hall, Algoma University and even ONNtv were used for filming.
The series ended the first season on a cliff hanger when Rainone’s character (Heather) discovered her escort roommate, Kesha, is pregnant with Heather’s father’s baby.
Some 40 local actors from the Sault and surrounding area appear in the series . Another 30 people were hired for crew for the two week shoot. ONNtv’s Tim Murphy appears this season as three separate characters.
Katie Uhlmann directed the series. David Carruthers and Rebeka Herron are executive producers.
Watch the season premiere of My Roomate’s An Escort ONNtv Friday December 27th at 2:30pm and 8:30pm