Million Dollar Babies (1994)


Director: Christian Duguay
Writers: Suzette Coutiue, Stuart Foxman, John Nihmey
Executive Producer: Bernard Zukerman, Micheline Charest
Starring: Beau Bridges, Roy Dupuis, Celine Bonnier, Sean McCann, Ginette Reno, Kate Nelligan, Dominni Blyth
Distributor: The Cookie Jar Company
Canadian Broadcaster: CBC

Winner of four Gemini Awards, this is the exceptional story of the early years of the Dionne Quintuplets and the struggles of the various people and groups attempting to exploit, control and care for them. Premiered on CBC and CBS Television in November 1994, it was the first time CBS pre-licensed a Canadian production. It was the highest rated entertainment program of the season on CBC and helped CBS win the November sweeps. Prior to broadcast, this four hour mini-series had been sold around the world.