CBC has been in the news a lot lately, and not always for the right reasons. There was the whole Don Cherry dismissal, and this week the cancelation of three-year-old series Anne with an E. I had over 100 “ok boomer” tweets Wednesday from young fans of the series just for pointing out that Anne’s
Holy Schitt’s! Perhaps no other series in Canada demonstrates how times have changed in the eyeball counting business than Schitt’s Creek. Acclaimed in both Canada and the United States, the five-year-old comedy could likely not survive on live viewing alone given the low overnight estimates it has charted this season. Take last week for example.
Good news out of LA today for Vancouver: The CW has just renewed a whack of B.C.-based shows. Supernatural (returning for a 15th season next fall), Arrow (Season 8), The Flash (Season 6), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (Season 5), Supergirl (also 5) and Riverdale (Season 4) and new series Charmed (renewed for a second season)
Do you have Canadian Screen Week fever? Yes, the annual Canadian TV and film industry salute to itself is knee-deep in statue swapping. Very practical awards that double as ice scrapers are being distributed to everyone who over-paid for tickets to attend the multiple nightly galas. It all culminates Sunday at the main gala, broadcast on
PASADENA, Ca. — Dark dramas and morally ambiguous characters have been pushing the envelope on television since The Sopranos and The Shield. Comedies, too, have never been darker, including a few being promoted here at the winter TCA press tour. Former Saturday Night Live player Bill Hader, for example, sat before critics Thursday to help showcase Barry,