Slice is back with more Canadian First Dates

I asked Adam Snider, who plays the chipper bartender on First Dates, how he thought he’d do on the series. Season Two begins Tuesday, March 14, on Slice. “Good question,” he said on the phone from Vancouver (the series is shot there in a downtown restaurant). “I think I would fare well. I can pretty much talk to… Read on



Production designer casts spell over The Magicians

VANCOUVER — One of the most magical parts of making a TV series is set design. This is especially true on The Magicians, back for a second season. Seen also on Syfy, the second episode of season two premieres this Thursday at 10 p.m. on Showcase. I visited the set last September in Vancouver along with… Read on


Quick Takes: Abigail Spencer of Timeless

One network series with a fun premise this season is Timeless. It premieres Monday night at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC and Global. The Vancouver-lensed sci-fi drama stars Goran Visnjic (ER) as a dangerous fugitive who steals a top-secret time machine. Chasing after him won’t be easy, so the U.S. government rounds up three experts they feel can track… Read on


Lucifer, you’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do

Lucifer premieres Monday night on Fox and CTV (9 p.m. ET/PT). The devil you say? Well, yes, sort of. Charming Welshman Tom Ellis plays Lucifer, aka Satan, The Devil, The Donald, all those other names. Based on the DC comic books, the series is shot in Vancouver, or Hell if you are trying to break into… Read on



DC’s Legends of Tomorrow are the heroes of the day

Does the world really need another hero? Or make that eight heroes. They’re all comin’ ‘atcha in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The series premieres Thursday night on CTV and The CW. I was on the set of the series in Vancouver six weeks ago, along with a few other journalists. We got to interview many… Read on


Last week’s podcast: some Golden Globe blather

Here’s a bit of an oldie–it goes way back to last week, Dec. 10 to be exact. I was on the streets of Vancouver, dodging raindrops, and had to duck into a large bank building to take this call from Geoff Currier at AM680, CJOB in Winnipeg. Geoff wanted to talk about the just-released Golden Globe… Read on


Supernatural celebrates 10 years in Vancouver

Supernatural has been on so long, it was originally broadcast on defunct U.S. broadcaster The WB. When it returns Tuesday night (on The CW and CHCH), it will begin its 10th season. The series has been a steady gig for stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, who play those beastie-hunting Winchester boys. Sam and Dean… Read on


Supernatural: no end in sight

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Supernatural is the show you can’t kill with a stick. The CW fantasy-drama is entering a 10th season. Has anybody ever seen it? Seriously. Go ahead, fans, go nuts with the comments, I can take it. Certainly folks in Vancouver are darn glad there is a loyal fan base. The two leads, Jared Padalecki and… Read on