Allan Hawco


Wednesday night, CBC airs the final regular season episodes of Republic of Doyle. The two-hour Doyle-fest begins at 8 p.m. This was a series that was easy to embrace for me right from the beginning. For one thing, it wasn’t another formulaic, procedural, Canadian cop show mimicking a formulaic, procedural, American cop show. It screamed St.

Wednesday, Republic of Doyle airs in its regular CBC timeslot (9 p.m.). Then, next week, Dec. 10, comes the two-hour finale to the brawlin’, tire-squealin’  six year old detective series. I was out in St. John’s last summer when they were putting the finishing touches to the series. So, naturally, I tried to steal Jake

The Republic of Doyle ends its six-year run on CBC Dec. 10. What the 500 fans who attended Sunday’s Canadian International Television Festival salute wanted to know was this: will there be any future Doyle TV-movies? Star/executive producer Allan Hawco says he’s game and that co-creator Perry Chafe already has one hell of a script. Both were

CBC and star/executive producer Allan Hawco will jointly announce Thursday in Toronto that Republic of Doyle will shut down production at the end of the coming season. Hawco and cast members Kristin Pellerin, Lynda Boyd, Sean McGinley, Mark O’Brien and Martha Bernard are all in Toronto Thursday along with other network stars attending CBC’s 2014-15 Season Preview

Monday night at 9 p.m. ET/PT, CBC airs “Republic of Murdoch,” a crossover episode linking Murdoch Mysteries and Republic of Doyle. The story finds Det. William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson, far right) traveling to Newfoundland with Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris, middle). They’re hard on the trail of a fella named Jacob Doyle–who just happens to be the

Jake Doyle–weathercaster? Allan Hawco, star, producer, writer and chief bottle washer on CBC’s Republic of Doyle added another line to his resume after stopping by the Weather Network this week. Hawco was rushed into service alongside regular weathercaster Chris Mei at the network’s Oakville, Ont., broadcast centre as a big storm was pounding Newfoundland. Check him out

Interim CBC EVP Neil “Roger” McEneaney What was missing from CBC’s 2013-14 fall launch party Wednesday was as telling as what was on display. The most obvious missing piece was Kristine Stewart. This party was planned around the EVP and showcases her schedule. When she bolted to Twitter three weeks ago, she left the party

The Three Acting Amigos: Pinsent, Gross and Hawco The Republic of Doyle has been under siege all year. Moved to Sundays by budget battered CBC, they’ve had to dodge or battle the Oscars, the Grammys, the Screenies and the Super Bowl, not to mention the Walking Dead. This Sunday, their season finale goes up against