Prayers answered! What Would Sal Do? has arrived

What would Sal do? He’d start streaming What Would Sal Do, right now, today, at CraveTV, that’s what he’d do. The outrageous comedy is finally up for your approval two years after production on the first 10 episodes wrapped. Super Channel commissioned it and was set to air it last year when they were forced… Read on

Q&A with Slasher’s Wendy Crewson

The eight-part series Slasher, shot in Parry Sound and Sudbury, premiered Friday on Super Channel. Irish actress Katie McGrath stars as Sarah, a young woman who returns to her home town and the house where her parents were brutally murdered. Soon after, a series of gruesome copycat murders take place. As the bodies pile up, a… Read on

King, Kennedy and Canada convene with 11.22.63

In January at the TCA winter press tour, Sarah Gadon said something that brought out the boomer in me. Gadon appears opposite James Franco in 11.22.63, a nine-hour limited series based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. The series premieres Wednesday, February 17 at 9 p.m. ET in Canada on on Super Channel… Read on

Holy Leonardo, Batman! Da Vinci’s Demons’ epic exit

David S. Goyer admits things get all Game of Thrones this year on Da Vinci’s Demons. The third and final season of the historical fantasy series began Saturday on Super Channel and Starz. That episode can be streamed now in Canada on Super Channel on demand. I spoke with Goyer–best known as the writer behind such… Read on

Letterkenny helping Sudbury become Hollywood Further North

SUDBURY, Ont.–They still pull nickels out of the mines in this Northern Ontario town. The latest precious resource, however: TV shows. There are a bunch of them shooting this year in Sudbury. I flew up this week to wander the set of Letterkenny, a hilarious take on small town dudes spun off the viral web hit “Letterkenny Problems.” One… Read on

Super Channel launches When Calls the Heart

Michael Landon, Jr. (right) directs Erin Krakow in tonight’s pilot episode Looking for a little family entertainment? Wednesday night at 8 p.m., Super Channel premieres When Calls the Heart. Shot in a village set on farm land not far from Langley, B.C., the series has been running since January Stateside on the Hallmark Channel. Michael… Read on

Naked truth about Super Channel’s News doc

Producer Lucas Tyler (centre) surrounded by the cast of  Naked News Uncovered Allan Novak did not set out to uncover Naked News. The veteran producer/director has an impressive list of television credits with people who work fully clothed. Way back in the day, the Winnipeg native worked with children’s entertainers Sharon, Lois & Bram. Then… Read on