DEFIANCE to Premiere April 15th, on Showcase

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Syfy’s highly anticipated Defiance will have its Canadian series premiere Monday, April 15 at 10 pm ET/PT on Showcase, with a two-hour episode (culminating in a total of 12 episodes/13 hours).  Defiance, an unprecedented approach to storytelling, will unite scripted television and online gaming for the very first time.  Both the series and the game feature an interconnected world and storylines that will launch in early April …

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Lost Girl Season Three Premieres on Sunday, January 6

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Showcase’s top-performing original drama, Lost Girl, returns for a third season on January 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. This season sees everyone’s favourite succubus, Bo (Anna Silk), making life-altering decisions that may have deadly consequences. To gear up for the new season, Showcase has produced an all-new special, Lost Girl ConFAEdential, airing the same night, and unveils a state of the art mobile gaming app.

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Syfy’s DEFIANCE to Air in Canada Exclusively on Showcase

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Shaw Media picks up sci-fi series Defiance slated to debut in Spring 2013 on Showcase.  Acquired from NBCUniversal Television Canada, the new one-hour multifaceted series from Syfy is set in the near future and introduces audiences to an exotically transformed planet Earth, with landscapes permanently altered following the sudden – and tumultuous – arrival of seven unique alien races.  An unprecedented partnership between Syfy …

Showcase Unveil its 2012 Fall Schedule, adds BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, COPPER, COMMON LAW

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Showcase unveils its strongest schedule ever with eight new and returning exclusive series. The home of the best original content, the channel debuts three brand-new Canadian scripted dramas this fall and welcomes a critically acclaimed series back for a third season. Showcaseoffers Canadians the biggest variety in homegrown programming, from 1860s rebel cop drama, Copper to the television adaptation of World Without End, with Cynthia Nixon leading …

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CONTINUUM crushes the competition

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The numbers are in and the future looks bright for Continuum. The wildly anticipated debut of the Showcase original series smashed the competition, reaching 1.7 million*Canadians throughout its two airings on Sunday night. The premiere episode garnered a viewership** of900,000 (2+) and 427,000 (A25-54) in its 9 pm timeslot, becoming the highest single episode ever on Showcase.

Indian Grove Productions and Shaw Media Announce Start of Production on Season Two of Canadian Police Drama Series, KING

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Indian Grove Productions, in association with Shaw Media, announced today that principal photography is underway for season two of the character-driven police drama series, King. Thirteen one-hour episodes will be filmed at a west-end Toronto soundstage and on location in and around the city until March 15, 2012. Season two is expected to premiere on Showcase this winter (2012).

Shaw Media Captures COPPER

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Shaw Media announces a partnership with Cineflix Studios and BBC America on Copper, a gripping new crime series, set to air on Showcase in Canada. Set in 1860s New York City, Copper centres around Kevin Corcoran, an intense, rugged Irish-immigrant cop working the city’s notorious Five Points neighbourhood. The one-hour, 10 episode series is set to premiere on Showcase in fall 2012.