CBS takes TCA party title with Pacific Design triumph

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–Saturday is the 30th annual TCA Awards but you can hand out one award now–CBS wins for Best Press Tour Party Venue. Critics have been shuttled to the Pacific Design Centre before, but always to an event space on an upper floor. The sweeping outdoor plaza level provided plenty of space for… Read on



Seed lands summer slot at The CW

PASADENA, CA–Mark Pedowitz, president of The CW, just keeps raiding Canada for content. In TV terms, The CW could stand for The Canadian Warehouse.Pedowitz announced Wednesday at press tour that Seed, the Halifax-based comedy airing in Canada on City, will enjoy a summer run on his network. Pedowitz sees it as a good summer fit… Read on


Orphan Black tops among Canadian critics

In another end of the year poll, Orphan Black has emerged as the critics’ choice as the Best Show in Canadian Television.The popular Space series, starring Golden Globe nominee Tatiana Maslany (left) in an astonishing, multi-personality role, was the overwhelming choice when votes from a dozen Canadian TV critics were tabulated at TV Guide Canada.Second… Read on


Monday: Murdoch soars while Package drops

It’s no mystery; Canadians love Murdoch Monday’s early season overnight ratings were an eye opener on several fronts.First, they continue to show tremendous growth for a series given up for dead just two years ago. Murdoch Mysteries returned to CBC–a network off the radar all summer–with an overnight, estimated 1.4 million viewers. This on a… Read on



Seed lands in U.S. soil with CW pickup

Seeders (l-r) Adam Koson, William Ainscough and Carrie-Lynn Neales Mark Pedowitz, entertainment president of The CW, hinted at the summer press tour that his weblet was trying to get funnier. The success this summer of Whose Line is it Anyway? gave the network, in Pedowitz’s words, a “strategic piece” of comedy. Yes, he said, after… Read on


TONIGHT: City’s Seed goes Green

Sofa Seedlings (l-r) Adam Korson, Tom Green and Carrie-Lynn Neales Can Tom Green help spread a little Seed? The Ottawa-born comedian is featured on tonight’s episode of Seed (8:30 p.m. ET on City).Green plays an arrogant shrink named Dr. Stuart Meinertzhagen who counsels the show’s dysfunctional families. The good doctor’s new-age methods put him in direct… Read on


VIDEO: Seed’s extra fishy casting secret

Want more Seed? We here at TV Feeds My Family are doing our part (okay, my part) to get the word out on this promising new Canadian comedy, which airs Mondays at 8:30 p.m. ET on City.I was on the set in Halifax last November and had an opportunity to speak with executive producer and… Read on


Getting to the root of Seed’s slow start

Seed stars Adam Korson and Carrie-Lynn Neales: Take two I’ve been following the TV numbers racket for years in Canada but am left scratching my head over the past few days.  The one that really seems, if you’ll pardon the pun, inconceivable: the soft opening of Seed Monday night on City. According to the overnight… Read on