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Geek Chic: Highly Anticipated Series ‘Geek Girl’ Set to Premiere on STACKTV

Toronto – The eagerly awaited television adaptation of Holly Smale’s bestselling young adult novel, “Geek Girl,” is poised to make its debut on the streaming platform STACKTV. Produced by Corus Entertainment in collaboration with Aircraft Pictures and RubyRock Pictures, the series promises to bring to life the beloved characters and captivating storyline that have enthralled readers worldwide.

“Geek Girl” follows the journey of sixteen-year-old Harriet Manners, portrayed by Emily Carey (“House of The Dragon,” “Wonder Woman”), as she navigates the unexpected world of fashion. Harriet’s life takes a dramatic turn when she finds herself thrust into the glamorous yet challenging realm of modeling. With a stellar cast including Emmanuel Imani, Sarah Parish, and Liam Woodrum, the series explores themes of identity, acceptance, and the pursuit of one’s dreams.

The show’s creators have emphasized its commitment to inclusivity and representation, with Harriet’s character offering a unique perspective on neurodivergence. By challenging stereotypes and celebrating individuality, “Geek Girl” aims to resonate with audiences of all ages.

Troy Reeb, Executive Vice President of Broadcast Networks for Corus Entertainment, expressed excitement about the series’ premiere, stating, “We’re proud to deliver this Corus Original on STACKTV – the perfect streaming home for this binge-worthy series – which will not only engage fans of the novel but introduce this heartwarming story to new fans across Canada.”

Directed by Declan O’Dwyer and featuring a dynamic team of writers, including lead writer Jess Ruston, “Geek Girl” promises to captivate viewers with its blend of humor, heart, and relatable characters. Following its debut on STACKTV, the series will also air on Corus’ iconic kids’ channel, YTV, further expanding its reach and impact.

With anticipation building ahead of its May 30th premiere, “Geek Girl” is set to become a must-watch for audiences craving engaging storytelling and authentic representation.


The adaptation of “Geek Girl” for the small screen represents a significant moment for both fans of the book series and advocates for diverse representation in media. By centering the narrative on a neurodivergent protagonist navigating the complexities of adolescence and the fashion industry, the series has the potential to challenge stereotypes and foster greater understanding and acceptance.

Furthermore, the decision to premiere the series on STACKTV, Corus Entertainment’s premium streaming service, reflects the evolving landscape of television consumption. With viewers increasingly turning to digital platforms for their entertainment needs, “Geek Girl” is positioned to reach a wide and diverse audience, sparking important conversations and resonating with viewers of all backgrounds.

As the series prepares to make its debut, anticipation is running high, with fans eagerly awaiting the opportunity to immerse themselves in Harriet Manners’ world. With its blend of heartwarming storytelling, talented cast, and timely themes, “Geek Girl” has the potential to leave a lasting impact on audiences across Canada and beyond.

Tiana Squire

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