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Sleepover host Sook-Yin Lee brings together three complete strangers for 24 hours to talk about what’s difficult and try to make it better.
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Sleepover teaser

Sleepover teaser

2016-06-2001:10

Sleepover with Sook-Yin Lee finds connections between strangers in a hotel room. It launches June 27. Here's Sook-Yin on what the show’s all about.
Charlie's conundrum

Charlie's conundrum

2016-06-2727:29

Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her. Will strangers Scaachi Koul and Alan Zweig be able to help solve Charlie's troubles?
Scaachi Koul is an outspoken writer with an undeniably bold presence. As night falls, she reveals the weight of her upsetting personal problem: the deterioration of an important relationship that has turned into a silent standoff. She says it's unsolvable
Alan Takes Control

Alan Takes Control

2016-07-1127:30

Alan Zweig is a documentary filmmaker and self-described ‘old dad’. He has major control issues that he's encouraged to let go of at the sleepover. What will Alan hang onto when his problems are unleashed in
Jon the Good Doctor

Jon the Good Doctor

2016-07-1627:26

Dr. Jon Fiddler is “a wild child queer kid at heart”, who works on a Pikangikum First Nation reserve. The reservation's living conditions impede his ability to treat those in need. Jon has to decide whether or not he wants to work there.
Author Sheila Heti is a shining literary light. But it seems the more popular she is, the more detractors there are. She doesn’t want to be paralyzed by online comments, but she refuses to ignore valid criticism
Josis Moves Out

Josis Moves Out

2016-08-0427:26

Teen Josis Thomas is set to attend Laurentian University on a scholarship. It is a dream opportunity but he’s worried about leaving behind his beloved Regent Park, making ends meet, fitting in and living up to all his expectations.
Tai’s Trouble

Tai’s Trouble

2016-08-0827:26

Boy genius Tai Poole is struggling with a problem that he can't quite solve: accepting his ailing grandfather's mortality. Sook-Yin and strangers suggest ways they can stay close and offer insight from their own experiences with death and sickness.
Judy Wants Romance

Judy Wants Romance

2016-08-1527:26

Judy Kennedy, 61, is unable to walk because of a neurological disease. She wants romance but is finding it hard to meet new people. Politician Jagmeet Singh, math prodigy Tai Poole and host Sook-Yin Lee help Judy find ways to new connections.
Punjabi-Canadian Jagmeet Singh is a politician and martial artist, who loves serving his constituents. He wears brightly colored turbans to disarm racism, but worries that his stylish reputation is taking center stage.
Sleepover hints at Season 2 and makes their live debut at Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition is where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage to share their deepest dilemmas.
Sleepover hints at Season 2 and makes their live debut at Hot Docs Podcast Festival. Sleepover Live: Power Nap Edition is where three mystery guests meet for the first time in a king-sized bed on stage to share their deepest dilemmas.
Sleepover Season 2 is unleashed online May 8. For the first time ever binge on an entire Sleepover three episodes at a time. When strangers collide incredible things happen.
A Sneak Listen

A Sneak Listen

2017-05-0102:42

Meet the incredible cast of strangers that slept over with Sook-Yin Lee and spilled their problems for Season 2.
Sacha Ouellet is a tough and tender twenty-something, juggling two jobs. She left a tumultuous home life at the age of 17, but recently reconciled with her mom. Will her dreams of moving away to be a full-time artist threaten their relationship?
Groundbreaking Vancouverite, Tru Wilson, is part of a new generation of empowered trans kids demanding to be heard. Tru's got enough optimism to light up a room. How will this bright tween face a dark world?
Vancouver’s Soheil Biniaz is a self-made millionaire, who's learning deep connection is something his money can't buy.
Scott Nyuli is an arborist who swings from the tallest trees but problems begin when he hits the ground. He wants romance but gets completely tongue-tied talking to women. Will Scott unlock the mysteries of love?
Cathy Roland’s ancestors were sent by Hawaiian King Kamehameha to help with Canada’s 19th century fur trade! She’s proud of her Hawaiian-Salish heritage, but the next generation doesn’t get it. How can she keep their legacy alive?
Young activist, Cody Bergerud was raised in a progressive idyllic paradise. But when he becomes disillusioned with local politics, he takes off for war-torn Syria. Can he keep his promise to help his Syrian friends?
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