Erik Thomson as George Turner (Image courtesy of American Public Television)

The charming family drama 800 Words follows widower and Sydney, Australia resident George Turner’s (Erik Thomson) impulsive decision to start afresh. George packs up his two teenage children, Shay and Arlo, and moves from Sydney to the New Zealand coastal town of Weld, where he spent his summer vacations as a child. The Turners quickly become the center of attention for the weird and wonderful locals of Weld!

On CPTV Spirit: Fridays at 7:30 p.m.