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The Hill

The only thing worse than being a Politician is working for one.

Calgary, AB
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7.07 (359)
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Synopsis

The only thing worse than being a politician is working for one. THE HILL is a political satire that isn’t about Politicians but the staffers that do the work, take the crap and actually run the country. THE HILL digs into the high-strung lives of the women and men who staff the Prime Minister’s Office. It’s backstabbing, back scratching, and a little bit of backdoor dealings, corrupt senators, kinky cabinet ministers and a full frontal caucus. THE HILL is Canada’s political bathing-suit-parts laid bare cause when you are working on THE HILL you realize the nation is run by boobs, asses, and dicks. Politics are dirtier than porn, more addictive than heroin and you’re all invited to the orgy.

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AJ Demers

Producer, Director, Writer, business affairs

A.J Demers - writer, performer and director. He has an MFA in screenwriting from UBC. He’s writer in residence at Sage theatre, wrote/performed 100 episodes of the award-winning The Spin for CityTV & was a writer for the 2014 CCMA Awards. He’s in development on two commissioned features. His feature THE WEEKEND was short listed for the 2014 Telefilm Microbudget program.

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North Darling

Producer, Writer

I am a recovering politician.

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Rebecca Northan

Producer, writer, actor, director, marketing, resident sauce-pot

Rebecca has starred in two Canadian TV series, "The Foundation" (Showcase), & "Alice, I Think" (CTV). She Guested Hosted "This Hour Has 22 Minutes", & appeared on "Being Erica"(CBC). Recently she appeared in the Canadian feature, "The F Word", directed by Michael Dowse. Her one woman show, Blind Date, continues to tour North America. She was raised white trash & drinks gin

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Ratings & Reviews

Ratings (359)

Average 7.07 / 10
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Reviews (57)

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    Sheldon O.
    posted 2 years ago

    Ya flipped it for sure, just not even close to being funny thoug
  • Judith's Photo

    Judith M.
    posted 2 years ago

    oh dear
  • Andre's Photo

    Andre S.
    posted 2 years ago

    Great concept. Would love to see some good canadian political satire that isn't at a newsdesk.
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    Daniel J.
    posted 2 years ago

    Pretty good but there is lots of competition out there!!!!!!!!!!!! Lots of other competitors competing against everyone in the competition!!!!!!!! Good luck to you and everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Bryan's Photo

    Bryan M.
    posted 2 years ago

    Trying to find sensationalism where there is none.
  • Jeffery's Photo

    Jeffery G.
    posted 2 years ago

    Irreverent for certain!
  • Trevor's Photo

    Trevor B.
    posted 2 years ago

    Thank you for showcasing the under-appreciated role that dick pics play in our government.
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    Murray H.
    posted 2 years ago

    political satire is not going to create youth involvement.
    sorry not interested at this time
  • Laura's Photo

    Laura M.
    posted 2 years ago

    Good comedic timing in this one!
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    Jim g.
    posted 2 years ago

    I like the concept. Looks like it would be a good satire. This video wasn't your strongest but I'm looking forward to seeing more.
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    Rory H.
    posted 2 years ago

    Good production, but not all that funny..
  • Chris's Photo

    Chris D.
    posted 2 years ago

    Seems brilliant, I want to see more!
  • Kyle's Photo

    Kyle C.
    posted 2 years ago

    TOtes awesome so sweetchous
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    Braedan P.
    posted 2 years ago

    This show is so good if this doesn't make top 15 then I will be so surprised.
  • Jordan's Photo

    Jordan P.
    posted 2 years ago

    Love the idea behind the show
  • Alana's Photo

    Alana d.
    posted 2 years ago

    Great back and forth message
  • Abby's Photo

    Abby W.
    posted 2 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic! Love it :)
  • Simon's Photo

    Simon R.
    posted 2 years ago

    Hilarious and politically edgy, something perfect for CBC
  • Jake's Photo

    Jake T.
    posted 2 years ago

    We live in a time where politics matter more than ever. I believe this show will have the potential to create a strong satirical comment about who we let run our country. Not to mention, the people involved in this project are fantastic!
  • Mack's Photo

    Mack B.
    posted 2 years ago

    Love it! I think this show gives such a funny view on politics, while hilariously revealing the truth!
  • Connor's Photo

    Connor W.
    posted 2 years ago

    The Hill is hilarious, incredibly well written, has an amazing team and overall has just blown me away.
  • MJ's Photo

    MJ B.
    posted 2 years ago

    Clever concept! Good luck in the next round!
  • Jessica's Photo

    Jessica D.
    posted 2 years ago

    Can't wait to see more!
  • Curtis's Photo

    Curtis W.
    posted 2 years ago

    Crazy talented actors with a strong idea that can go huge places. The satire potential is huge in this idea, and I can't wait to see it develop further.
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    Jack K.
    posted 2 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic!!! Loved it loved it loooovvvveeeedd it!
  • Griffin's Photo

    Griffin C.
    posted 2 years ago

    Funny Stuff! Oh my gosh!
  • Frank's Photo

    Frank N.
    posted 2 years ago

    Interesting concept - would be interested in seeing more.
  • Benjamin's Photo

    Benjamin A.
    posted 2 years ago

    I love it! the actors are hilarious!!
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    Franca H.
    posted 2 years ago

    I love this show: it's edgy, hilarious, fresh and seriously incredible.
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    RASHTA K.
    posted 2 years ago

    i give it a 7 because its not that original but i do like it and i think it has potential to be something. hopefully something unique will come out of it.
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    Murray H.
    posted 2 years ago

    Good work
  • Sarah's Photo

    Sarah B.
    posted 2 years ago

    I love political satire, but you have to up the quality here, from a technical standpoint (missing that slick pro quality). What's different about you guys?
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    Adrian M.
    posted 2 years ago

    :D :D :D
  • Andy's Photo

    Andy J.
    posted 2 years ago

    I really like this concept. Interested to see some tighter scenes with upped sound quality
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    Iris S.
    posted 2 years ago

    Wow! That is the differentiator difference. I really am blown away by how well thought out and original this episode was!
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    IAN N.
    posted 2 years ago

    You will have to really step up the content to keep me watching week after week. Your team has a lot of experience so I am expecting a lot. Good Luck.
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    John R.
    posted 2 years ago

    You have some very experienced people and so the expectations are VERY high. Although there is some funny content, I do not see this going week to week. It is nothing new and I think new is what is needed to win.
  • Catherine's Photo

    Catherine O.
    posted 2 years ago

    Clever
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    Chantelle H.
    posted 2 years ago

    Very good-looking people on your show. Well, done.
  • Amy's Photo

    Amy W.
    posted 2 years ago

    I'm enjoying what I'm seeing
  • Daryl's Photo

    Daryl L.
    posted 2 years ago

    Not bad.
  • Alison's Photo

    Alison M.
    posted 2 years ago

    some good gags in here for sure. would love to see more. love the idea of more shows like this. keep up the good work.
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    Debbie N.
    posted 2 years ago

    It has the possibility to be funny: however, it is not really new and there are already some great political comedies about political life. A tough road week after week.
    Good luck
  • Alan's Photo

    Alan H.
    posted 2 years ago

    Clever writing! Well done.
  • Mike Morrison's Photo

    Mike Morrison M.
    posted 2 years ago

    I like that it's a little edgy. No need to play it safe!
  • Andrew's Photo

    Andrew C.
    posted 2 years ago

    Very clever!!
  • Shane's Photo

    Shane L.
    posted 2 years ago

    Love it! Yes please!

    Nice driving Allie!
  • Allison's Photo

    Allison L.
    posted 2 years ago

    Yeah!
  • Spencer's Photo

    Spencer E.
    posted 2 years ago

    Why can't I give a higher rating!!! Damn you math!
  • Jennifer's Photo

    Jennifer D.
    posted 2 years ago

    Week 3 video - totally clever!
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    Natalia H.
    posted 2 years ago

    I would really like to see a Canadian Veep style show!
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    riley r.
    posted 2 years ago

    I really like the video, very creative!
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    Trinni F.
    posted 2 years ago

    Looking Good!
  • Nushka's Photo

    Nushka B.
    posted 2 years ago

    So much material here. Good luck!
  • Clark's Photo

    Clark A.
    posted 2 years ago

    Let's do this!
  • Bev's Photo

    Bev W.
    posted 2 years ago

    With the team behind this, I would totally watch.
  • Marquise's Photo

    Marquise B.
    posted 2 years ago

    Seems like a good concept with a lot to exploit. Good job.
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