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Colin McAllister & Justin Ryan Return to Cottage Life in New Show


Blue Ant Media has given the go-ahead to Great Canadian Cottages, a tentatively titled original docuseries led by design experts and Cottage Life alums Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan (Colin & Justin’s Cabin Pressure).

Great Canadian Cottages will tell the stories of Canadians living in cottages and cabins built in the wilderness. The 8×30-minute show, which is being produced by Architect Films, begins production next month for an exclusive debut on Cottage Life this fall. It will be distributed by Blue Ant International.

“Colin and Justin’s savvy eye for design, along with their curiosity and charisma, make them perfect ambassadors to explore fascinating and remote architectural gems across Canada,” said Jamie Schouela, the president of Canadian media at Blue Ant Media. “We’re excited to bring this fan-favorite duo back to the channel in a unique, new series that celebrates the charm of cottage living our audiences love.”

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