- The engaging one-hour documentary highlights the astounding economic
boom in five major regions of Saskatchewan -
TORONTO, July 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Citytv announced today the start of
production on an all-new, original documentary The Sky is the Limit, showcasing Saskatchewan's unprecedented economic boom. The Sky is the Limit is the first Citytv production to begin in the province since Rogers
Media acquired Saskatchewan Communications Network (SCN) and launched
Citytv Saskatchewan, which officially hit the airwaves July 1. Slated
to premiere exclusively on Citytv this September, The Sky is the Limit is produced by Saskatchewan-based Stephen Onda Productions Inc. Full
broadcast details to be announced at a later date.
"Citytv is committed to producing strong, Canadian programming, and this
documentary reflects that mission and our pride in shining a spotlight
on this country's success stories," said Claire Freeland, Director of
Original Programming, Rogers Media Broadcasting. "Charting the rise
from agriculture and oil, to mining gold, uranium, and diamonds, this
documentary brings the story of Saskatchewan's inspiring economic
growth to Canadian audiences in a way that both entertains and
A Saskatchewan native, executive producer and director Stephen Onda will
combine a blend of exclusive interviews, archival footage, and
never-before-seen on-site work footage to tell the stories of people
meeting challenges, applying innovations, and building a new tomorrow.
Punctuated with a resounding "boom," The Sky is the Limit travels to each region of the province (Northern, West Central, East
Central, Southwest, and Southeast Saskatchewan) profiling an individual
personally connected to each boom sector.
The Sky is the Limit is a Citytv original documentary, executive produced by Stephen Onda
for Stephen Onda Productions Inc. Claire Freeland is Director of
Original Programming, Rogers Media Broadcasting and Carol Commisso is
Production Executive for Rogers Original Programming.
The Sky is the Limit joins the roster of high-profile original series currently in
production for Citytv including, The Bachelor Canada, Seed, and Package Deal.
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About Stephen Onda Productions Inc.
Multi-award-winning producer Stephen Onda is based in Western Canada.
Stephen has produced feature film and television projects, with
co-producers in Canada, United States, Germany, Italy and United
Kingdom. Onda's body of work includes feature film, television movies,
documentary and dramatic series.
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