November 2012

Canadian actress Kathleen Robertson has nabbed a role in a new pay TV movie from indie producer Incendo.

The Boss actress will take on the role of an FBI agent investigating the death of a CEO in Time of Death, which is now shooting in Montreal.

The project – which will also feature Gianpaolo Ventuta (The Firm) – has been acquired by The Movie Network and Super Ecran. Continue reading »

A heavy sigh went out from millions of viewers as they shared Sean Lowe’s heartbreak when Emily Maynard – who called him the “perfect man” – eliminated him before the finale of The Bachelorette’s eighth season.

After being blindsided by rejection, Sean is now ready to make the ultimate commitment to the right woman when The Bachelor premieres on Monday, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. ET on OMNI Television (check local listings).

Additional details, including the identity of the 25 bachelorettes, will be announced at a later date. Continue reading »

The 100th Grey Cup scored big on – and off – the field last night, as the country united to watch one of the biggest sporting events in Canadian history on TSN and RDS.

Preliminary overnight data from BBM Canada confirms that the 100th Grey Cup delivered an average audience of 5.5 million viewers on TSN, making it the most-watched CFL championship game ever recorded on English-language television.*

Meanwhile, an average audience of 5.8 million watched the 100th Grey Cup on TSN and RDS, marking a 28% increase in viewers compared to last year and earning an incredible national 16.1 rating. Audiences jumped even higher for younger viewers, with a 38% increase among A18-34.

Overall, more than 13 million Canadians – or more than one in three Canadians – tuned in to watch some or all of last night’s broadcast on TSN and RDS. Continue reading »

CTV announced today that Canada’s #1 entertainment show, eTalk, has exclusively partnered with Warner Bros.

Pictures Canada to deliver the ultimate fan experience in celebration of the highly anticipated release of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Beginning Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, eTalk kicks off “Hobbit Week,” delivering exclusive access in advance of the theatrical release of the first of a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. Continue reading »

No need for a sleigh, Discovery World is crisscrossing the globe another way. This December, travel across the U.S. on a motorcycle; head to Antarctica on a schooner; hit the streets in a refurbished or enhanced car; drive through difficult terrain in a transport truck; and visit port cities by boat.

Relive the year’s best programming from Discovery World with 13 days of marathons, beginning December 25 through to January 6. Continue reading »

Beginning in January, Canada’s #1 specialty entertainment channel embarks on a wild ride into the past, with mavericks of military airborne battles taking flight and vintage car junkies at the wheel.

Boasting four exciting new series and five returning crowd-pleasers, History’s winter schedule takes its viewers on the perfect winter getaway.

The schedule revs up on Wednesday, January 2 at 9pm ET with the premiere of Counting Cars. Fans of Pawn Stars know that Danny “The Count” Koker is a classic car fanatic.

He is passionate about finding, fixing and flipping vintage cars, while exploring each vehicle’s history. The series follows Danny as he tracks down classic cars and makes on-the-spot offers all around Las Vegas. Continue reading »

A bunch of new images have been released for the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special The Snowmen.

The cast for the Victorian-set thriller includes Richard E. Grant, Neve McIntosh, Catrin Stewart and Dan Starkey alongside Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman.

The Snowmen airs on Space on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 at 9 p.m. ET.

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Shaw and Rogers have picked up a host of programming from distributor Zodiak Rights.

Over 50 hours has been acquired by Shaw for BBC Canada, while Rogers has claimed over 30 hours for G4 Canada.

The Shaw acquisitions include Location Location Location, The Hotel Inspector and Double Your House for Half the Money. Continue reading »

Sunday, December 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT/MT on Citytv

“Hypnos”

Jane (Rachael Taylor) is transported back in time to 1927 and learns that her family history is linked to the Drake. Meanwhile, Henry (Dave Annable) considers running for city council, and Sasha’s identity is exposed.

Sunday, December 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT on Citytv

“Revelations”

Nolan (Gabriel Mann) is confronted with a skeleton from his past, and Daniel’s (Joshua Bowman) leading role is challenged as Emily (Emily VanCamp) and Aiden (Barry Sloane) weave their way through Grayson Global.