Women are doing if for themselves on The Detail

Female police characters have been arresting TV viewers  for decades. Police Woman, starring Angie Dickinson, went off the air forty years  ago. Cagney & Lacey, which starred Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly as “buddy cops” (and is soon to be re-booted), ended its seven-year run in 1988. In recent years, Canada’s Rookie Blue was a… Read on



REVIEW: Frankie Drake Mysteries

Wendy Crewson chews the scenery to bits in Monday night’s opening episode of Frankie Drake Mysteries. Trust a TV veteran to get the tone just right. Crewson guests as a gold digger with a secret that links her to the main character, flirty, flapper-era detective Frankie Drake (played by Lauren Lee Smith). The series premieres… 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