Strays star Nicole Power
Strays star Nicole Power is well known from her five-season stint as Shannon Ross on the CBC comedy Kim's Convenience. Last season, her character was spun off on her own series Strays, where she became manager of a Hamilton animal shelter.
On this podcast, besides her own series, she talks all about her latest role on Kim Cattrall's upcoming Netflix drama Glamorous, which is set in the world of the cosmetics industry.
Yes, the Newfoundland native has a lot on her plate. Season Two of Strays, airing Tuesdays on CBC, finds Shannon enjoying a little puppy love with a new character named Travis (played by Dennis Andres from Workin' Moms).
Power, who has a rescue dog of her own, also talks about growing up down the street from Rick Mercer's parents and the call she got from Rick to congratulate her on Season 2 of Strays.
Then there is the comedienne she most admires who was a star decades before Power was even born.
Finally, Power sings a line or two from her favourite all-time TV theme song, which is all about "the lady in red when everyone else is wearing tan..."