Road to Avonlea
This 91-episode Emmy® award-winning spin-off from Anne of Green Gables is a gorgeous family saga set on Prince Edward Island against the rugged beauty of the Canadian Maritimes. The pilot follows a young aristocrat (Sarah Polley) who is sent to live with her mother’s relatives in rural Avonlea. With its sumptuous, cinematic production values and heartfelt characters, the series has become a unique multi-generational classic through its wit, humor, and emotionally-charged scenarios that attracted a strong list of award-winning guest talent, alongside an equally strong ensemble cast, including: Ryan Gosling, Christopher Lloyd, Dianne Wiest, Christopher Reeve, Eugene Levy, Faye Dunaway, Stockard Channing, Treat Williams, Peter Coyote, and Bruce Greenwood.
*Avonlea served as the Disney Channel’s “biggest draw for subscribers” during its premiere license period.
Kevin Sullivan & Trudy Grant
Fiona McHugh, Heather Conkie, Raymond Storey, Deborah Nathan, Marlene Matthews, Hart Hanson, Suzette Couture, Janet MacLean, Laurie Pearson, Rick Drew
Harvey Frost, Allan King, Don McBrearty, Stefan Scaini, Stuart Gillard, Stacey Curtis
Jackie Burroughs, Sarah Polley, R. H. Thomson, Cedric Smith, Mag Ruffman, Zachary Bennett, Gema Zamprogna, Lally Cadeau
An Avonlea Christmas
As World War I rages in Europe, the citizens of Avonlea awkwardly prepare for their annual Christmas festivities. Matriarch Hetty King, always ready to do her part for the war effort, is planning a Christmas concert with her class to raise funds for the war effort. She comes into conflict with her sister-in-law, Janet King, whose son Felix is missing in the trenches of France. Janet is forced to bravely confront her fears about the worst, while the community rallies around her.
Kevin Sullivan, Trudy Grant, Ray Sager
Jackie Burroughs, R. H. Thomson, Cedric Smith, Mag Ruffman, Zachary Bennett, Gema Zamprogna, Lally Cadeau