CBC Renews Moonshine for Season Three


Moonshine, a family dramedy produced by Six Eleven Media and Entertainment One (eOne), is slated to return to CBC for a third season in 2023.

Created by Sheri Elwood (Lucifer, Call Me Fitz), Moonshine follows the dysfunctional Finley-Cullen family as they battle for control of the titular ramshackle Nova Scotia campground. The series’ second season will premiere this fall on CBC and CBC Gem on October 2.

Moonshine stars Jennifer Finnigan (Salvation), Anastasia Phillips (Reign), Emma Hunter (The Beaverton, Mr. D), Tom Stevens (The 100, Beyond), Alexander Nunez (Avocado Toast), Peter MacNeill (Good Witch), Erin Darke (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Miracle Workers), Farid Yazdani (Day Players, Suits), James Gilbert (Suits, Salvation), Celia Owen (A Small Fortune), Calem MacDonald (Umbrella Academy), Allan Hawco (Frontier, Departure), Allegra Fulton (Chapelwaite), Leigh-Ann Rose (The Young and the Restless) and JD Martin (Manifest). Guest stars rounding out the cast in season three are Jonathan Silverman (Weekend at Bernie’s) and Kirsten Howell (Trailer Park Boys).

The CBC original is produced with the assistance of the Government of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Film & Television Production Incentive Fund. Additional funding comes from the Canada Media Fund, Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canadian Film or Video Tax Credit. Moonshine is distributed internationally by eOne.

Elwood said: “I’m humbled and thrilled to be able to continue the saga of the Finley-Cullens along with my team of talented writers, directors and cast. These characters have taken on a life of their own and I’m beyond grateful to our partners at CBC and eOne for allowing us the creative freedom to wave our freak flags for another season.”

Sally Catto, general manager of entertainment, factual and sports at CBC, said: “We welcome the Finley-Cullens back to CBC with open arms for season two this fall, and we can’t wait to watch sparks fly between Jennifer Finnigan and Allan Hawco as he joins Moonshine’s incredibly talented cast of South Shore characters. Sheri has crafted a heartwarming and hilarious series centered around a perfectly imperfect family that continues to keep us on our toes, and we can’t wait to see where season three takes them.”

Charles Bishop, executive producer at Six Eleven Media, said: “We are delighted to be filming the third season of Moonshine in our beautiful home province of Nova Scotia with our world-class crew, remarkable talent and stunning locations.”

Jocelyn Hamilton, president of television in Canada for eOne, said: “It’s an honor to work with the incredibly talented cast and crew of Moonshine, and we’re thrilled to return to Nova Scotia to embark on a new season of exploits with the Finley-Cullens. With its unique mix of heart, hilarity and intrigue that fans have come to know and love, this is a season that Canadian audiences won’t want to miss.”