‘Due South’ and other older Canadian TV shows will stream on Netflix

The TV series that made Paul Gross a household name and Kim Cattrall’s self-proclaimed “passion project” are among 13 older Canadian shows Netflix will begin streaming this month through January 2023.

Besides the 1994 comedy “Due South,” with Gross playing a policeman who ends up in Chicago, and the 2014 comedy “Sensitive Skin,” which featured star and executive producer Cattrall as a woman coming to terms with aging, other Titles include the 1990 Quebec period romance “The Girls of Caleb,” starring Marina Orsini and Roy Dupuis, and the 2010 crime drama “Rookie Blue,” starring Missy Peregrym as a rookie cop.

“We want Canadians of all ages to be able to enjoy these amazing series again or experience local stories they may not have seen before,” Danielle Woodrow, director of Canadian series at Netflix, said in a statement. Press release.

“Sensitive Skin” premieres Friday alongside the 2015 miniseries “For Sarah,” about the fallout from a car accident in which two teenage friends are seriously injured.

“Rookie Blue,” the 2011 comedy “Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays,” and the 2016 serial killer series “Sequels” will all air starting Aug. 31.

Will follow again at unspecified dates “Due South”; “Caleb’s Daughters”; 2018 Workout Comedy “Let’s Get Physical”; 2001 comedy “Life, Life”; 2010 medical drama “Trauma”; 2011 Francophone crime drama “19-2”; 2017 hostage drama “The Siege”; and the 2018 drama “Hubert & Fanny.”

Debra Yeo is an associate editor and contributor to Star’s Entertainment section. She is based in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @realityeo

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