Bell Media’s Space announced today from MIPCOM, the world’s annual entertainment content market in Cannes, France, that it has ordered its latest original scripted series KILLJOYS from leading Toronto and L.A.-based television production company Temple Street Productions (ORPHAN BLACK). The brainchild of writer and creator Michelle Lovretta (LOST GIRL), KILLJOYS is an action-packed adventure series following a trio of interplanetary bounty hunters as they … Read More
City and Whalley-Abbey Media today announced the greenlighting of new, local weekly series, Only In Montreal. From the inner-workings of a Montreal food truck to a revealing profile on the city’s top roller derby queen and sampling the latest creations from a gourmet hotdog eatery, Only In Montreal showcases the city’s vibrant happenings, places and people. The series is currently in production and scheduled … Read More
OLN and Buck Productions announced today the start of production on the new OLN series The Project. The six-part, one-hour series is currently filming in and around Tecpán, Guatemala and is set to premiere later this year on OLN. The series is developed by Rogers Media and Canadian company Buck Productions. Additional broadcast details to be announced at a later date.
Travel+Escape and Suddenly SeeMore…Productions Inc. announce the start of production on the exclusive new travel series Bad Trips Abroad. The 10-episode series will premiere in the spring of 2013.
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 … Read More
Citytv and Force Four Entertainment today announced primary casting for the all-new, original comedy series Seed. Canadian actors Adam Korson (2 Broke Girls) and Carrie-Lynn Neales (The L.A. Complex) headline the 13-episode, half-hour series, which begins production today October 1 in Halifax. Produced by Force Four Entertainment, Seed will air on Citytv in early 2013. Full broadcast details to be announced at a later … Read More
National Geographic Channel President Howard T. Owens announced that actor, producer, writer and director Tom Hanks is joining the two-hour television event Killing Lincoln from executive producers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott’s Scott Free Productions.