Date My Dad: New Series From UPtv Starts Filming in Vancouver

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Date My Dad Starring Barry Watson
Image via @realbarrywatson on Instagram

UPtv’s latest original series Date My Dad starts filming in Vancouver and British Columbia this week.

Date My Dad (TV Series)
Date My Dad is a new 10-episode dramedy series from UPtv staring Barry Watson (7th Heaven, Hart of Dixie, Gossip Girl) as Ricky Parker. Once a pro baseball player, Ricky is now a single father raising his 3 daughters after the love of his life passed away.

Three years later, Ricky is now 40 years old and his girls decide it’s time for him to get back into the dating world after being out of the game for 2 decades. Despite how difficult the journey will be, Ricky’s daughters will be there guide him in the right direction.

Dad My Dad has put Vancouver-based actresses in the spotlight. Ricky’s daughters Mirabel, Gigi and Elisa are played by Zenia Marshall (Summer of Dreams), Audrey Smallman (Family For Christmas) and Lilah Fitzgerald (Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) respectively.

The first look of the cast of Date My Dad together was shared this past weekend on Instagram by Barry:

First look at the new show coming soon to a small screen near you. #DateMyDad #threedaughters #vancouver

A photo posted by Barry Watson (@realbarrywatson) on

Update: According to TV Line, Raquel Welch (Welcome to the Captain, The Three Musketeers) will be a recurring guest star in the role of Rick’s mother-in-law Rosa.

Date My Dad season 1 will be filming in Vancouver and British Columbia until April 12th and is currently slated to premiere late spring/early summer on UP TV.

Also Starting This Week

Murder She Baked 5 (TV Movie)
Filming until February 6th
Cast: Alison Sweeney (Days of Our Lives), Cameron Mathison (All My Children), Gabriel Hogan (Heartland), and Barbara Niven (Cedar Cove)

For a full list of what’s filming in Vancouver and British Columbia right now, check out our In Production page.

Wrapping Up This Week

  • The 100 – Season 4 (TV Series) with Eliza Taylor, Henry Ian Cusick, Marie Avgeropoulos, Richard Harmon, Lindsey Morgan, Chris Larkin, Zach McGowan, Adina Porter and Chai Romruen wraps up on January 18th
  • Dead Over Heels (Aurora Teagarden 5) (TV Movie) with Candace Cameron Bure, Yannick Bisson, Marilu Henner, Devon Alexander, Craig March, Brad Harder, Miranda Frigon and Peter Benson wraps up January 20th
  • Campfire Kiss (TV Movie) with Danica McKellar, Paul Greene, Ali Skovbye, Barbara Niven, Kendall Cross, Graeme Duffy and Dylan Kingwell wraps up January 20th
  • Police Mom (TV Movie) with Aaron Pearl, Marcus Rosner, Laura Mennell and Naomi Simpson wraps up January 21st
  • Moonlight in Vermont (aka Curveball) (TV Movie) with Lacey Chabert, Rebecca Staab, Jason Cermak, Fiona Vroom, Carlo Marks, Keith Mackechnie, Elise Gatien and Jesse Moss wraps up January 21st

If you see any of these productions, including Date My Dad filming in Vancouver and British Columbia, be sure to let us know by tweeting us (@WhatsFilming) or via our Submit a Location page.