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April 29, 2014

Jason Priestley, Amanda Tapping Guest-Star on ‘Package Deal’


Etan Vlessing / The Hollywood Reporter

The “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Sanctuary” stars are doing comic turns in the Canadian sitcom from Thunderbird Films for City.

TORONTO – Beverly Hills, 90210‘s Jason Priestley and Sanctuary‘s Amanda Tapping are guest-starring in Package Deal, the Canadian sitcom from Thunderbird Films for City.

Priestley, who was born in Vancouver, where the comedy is shot before a live audience, will play Storm Chambers, a slick, overly confident, name-dropping TV weatherman.

And Tapping is playing Danny’s (Randal Edwards) boss, who plays favorites in the office and has a trail of ex-husbands outside of work.

Package Deal, a multicamera comedy about three overly close brothers and the woman who comes between them, stars Edwards, Julia Voth, Harland Williams and Jay Malone.

The Canadian sitcom from Andrew Orenstein (Malcolm in the Middle, 3rd Rock From the Sun) is now shooting its second season.

Past guest stars have included Pamela Anderson and Eugene Levy.

And Jill Morrison, who guest-starred as a co-worker in the Canadian comedy during the rookie season, was recently promoted to series regular.