Director David Winning was in touch to remind me about his latest feature for Hallmark, “The 27-Hour Day.” (See the trailer, above.) It premieres Saturday on both the Hallmark Channel in the States and W Network in Canada. Shot entirely in Agassiz and Langley, B.C., the film stars Hallmark favourites Autumn Reeser and Andrew Walker
With some simulcasted imports — such as The Good Doctor — already on hiatus through the holidays, an old reliable climbed to the top of English Canada’s weekly Top 30. NCIS, now in its 18th season, was the only series to crack the two million viewer barrier the week of Dec. 8 – 13 according
Just how Canadian are a lot of these Hallmark movies we see on TV every Christmas? Very Canadian. Just look at the prolific track record of Calgary-born director David Winning. “Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas,” which premieres in Canada this Saturday on W Network, is the 17th Hallmark film Winning has shot
U.S. Thanksgiving generally triggers a rush of holiday programming the last week of November. Viewers were clearly ready for it after a not-so-festive year. Even in Canada, Christmas movies in November rose near the top of the TV ratings. Not the very top. The Good Doctor was back in the No. 1 position on the
CBC has holiday fare all month long including these Canadian movie premieres:“A Christmas Winter Song” Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Rock N’ Roll Christmas” Wed., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Sat., Dec. 12“A Christmas Movie Christmas” Wed., Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Christmas on the River” Wed., Dec. 23, 8 p.m.
Apologies to director David Winning. After he helped me out recently with very little notice on a CP story, I told him I’d be happy to spread the word on his latest Hallmark TV-movie that premiered this past weekend, “A Summer Romance.” Turns out Winning doesn’t need my help. Over 3.2 million viewers tuned in
After a 14 month wait, Outlander returns for a third season Sunday night on Starz and, this season, in Canada, on the W network. The shot-in-Scotland bodice ripper returns with an epic first episode showing the bloody aftermath of the Battle of Culloden, with bodies strewn all over the battlefield. One of them is Jamie
I had a great time in Nashville recently with Kortney and Dave Wilson, hosts of W Networks’s new Masters of Flip. It premieres this Tuesday at 10 p.m. on W Network. Some may know the Canadian-born country music couple from their CMT reality show of a few years back, Meet The Wilsons. The each migrated