Earl, his The Bellport Herald staffers Brian (Adamo Ruggiero) and Peggy (Sheila Mc Carthy), and soon the entire town find Viola’s new published tone to be refreshing, no -nonsense, funny and wise. Again, Earl leaves the mail on his desk and another column appears.Using the security camera, Earl discovers the mystery columnist to be none other than Katie Miner (Kellie Martin), the shy accountant who has quietly done the books at the paper for years.Adamo came out earlier this year on his own terms and was invited to present at the GLAAD Awards at the Kodak Theatre on Saturday night. (But I’m from Toronto so I might be biased.) Drake was there to support his By Any Means Necessary boys. But even though the night was a who's who of Canadian stars under 30ish at a hip west-side theatre, I can't stress enough how much of a mensch Drake was.
Canadian shows have been kicking ass lately with the major players.Network Premiere Sunday, March 16 2014 7 PM ET on UP TV – When the writer of a local, obsessively-read, beloved advice column, entitled “Dear Viola,” decides to retire and leave the quaint seaside village of Bellport, seasoned editor Earl Bellamy (Neil Crone) is taken aback.While hoping to keep a lid on this news and his paper going, Earl unexpectedly finds a brand -new “Viola” column on his desk.As they correspond through the column and run into each other (hidden by their pen names), Katie starts to fall for Russ.But when Russ decides to take Viola’s advice and start dating the knockout new girl in town, Jamie, Katie has to decide if it’s really in her best interest to keep her identity and growing feelings secret.