Marcie Diggs, a lawyer that reconsiders her priorities after her aunt commits suicide. She works with a team of cynics and messy souls. They try to find justice for their diverse clients, having issues of racism, poverty, etc.

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Floyd Kane
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Vinessa Antoine ...  Marcie Diggs 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Stacey Farber ...  Pam MacLean / ... 12 episodes, 2019-2020
C. David Johnson ...  Reggie Thompson 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Brandon Oakes ...  Doug Paul 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Shailene Garnett ...  Iris Beals 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Natasha Henstridge ...  Colleen MacDonnell / ... 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Tim Rozon ...  Constable Carson Myers / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Arlene Duncan ...  Velma Diggs 6 episodes, 2019-2020
Maurice Dean Wint ...  Austin Diggs 6 episodes, 2019-2020
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DIGGSTOWN follows Marcie Diggs (Vinessa Antoine, Being Erica, Heartland), a star corporate lawyer who reconsiders her priorities after her beloved aunt commits suicide following a malicious prosecution. The team of lawyers that Marcie works with are a curious band of do-gooders, cynics and scrappers - messy souls struggling to keep personal disappointment and demons out of their practice. They work directly in the community to find justice for their diverse clients, exploring issues of racism, poverty and gender bias. Joining Antoine is a star-studded cast including Natasha Henstridge (Species), C. David Johnson (Street Legal), Stacey Farber (Grace and Frankie), Brandon Oakes (Arctic Air), Shailene Garnett (Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments), Tim Rozon (Wynonna Earp), and Dwain Murphy (Titans).

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The defence never rests.

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Drama

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What a lovely show
14 March 2019 | by movielover2011See all my reviews

I've never been a fan of legal dramas because most are set in the States and feature horrific crimes that are often based on the same horrific crimes that occur in the States. I personally don't find that enjoyable. I thought I would give this show a try because we Canadians don't presently have a legal drama of our own that is set in Canada. Another reason I watched I watched is because of Vinessa Antoine, who is a great lead. I've watched her in supporting roles before (I LOVED Being Erica and when I'm off on Fridays I often check out what's up on General Hospital (the new Jordan was a poor casting choice and can't act, but I digress) and Vinessa is showing that she can lead a show. I'm glad I watched and will continue to do so. I've even learned some things about Nova Scotia that I didn't know! Only one thing would make the show better, a better production budget, because it looks like they've only spent a few thousand dollars more than the Canadian shows I used to watch when I was a little girl. But then again, this is on CBC, and I don't want my taxes to go up :)


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6 March 2019 (Canada) See more »

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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