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All About The McKenzies

  • Episode: 

    1 of 1

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Tue 01 Nov 2016
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    8.30pm - 9.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 44 2016 : Sat 29 Oct - Fri 04 Nov
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Following on from the success of last year’s specials, ITV2 Fresh unveils four brand new 30-minute singles, which showcase the breadth of talent and will air in the run up to the MOBO Awards on ITV2.
All About The McKenzies is a family sitcom conceived, written, directed and starring Samuell Benta.
Samuell McKenzie has ambitions of Hollywood superstardom but, following the breakdown of his relationship with the mother of his child, he finds his dreams confined by the walls of his parent’s home. The McKenzies are a warm if eccentric West Indian family spanning three generations, and able to turn the smallest drama into a crisis.
All About The McKenzies first debuted on Youtube. The show is made by Bentavision in association with Sugar Films.  The producer is Samuell Benta, Bentavision and the executive producer is Pat Younge, Sugar Films.   
Other cast include, Leanne Dunstan (Charlene), Frankie Clarence (Andre), Chyna-Skye Campbell (Angel), Fenella James (Delia), Delroy Brown (Raymond), Jason Pennycooke (Granddad), Saffron Hocking (Annika), Ola Christian (Femi), Ashley Joseph (Ian Watson), Tim Hudson (Blinky Steve), Sandeep Sharma (Mr Shah), Tina Chiang (Selina).
Pat Younge, Managing Director, Sugar Films said:  "When you find a fresh and exciting young talent like Samuell Benta, it's so important to have proactive and willing partners like ITV Entertainment and ITV2.  'All About The Mckenzies' has been a sensation online and it's really exciting to bring the Youtube spirit to prime-time on a mainstream UK channel."