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Orphan-Black4The Hollywood Reporter has this week labelled Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany their Emmy dark horse.

The Canadian actress, who plays five different characters in the sci-fi series, is being touted as an outside chance to score herself an Emmy award this summer.

Maslany told the magazine that she is playing down her chances of winning an Emmy nomination.

“It feels like it has come out of nowhere.” Maslany said. “I take it with a grain of salt; it’s really wonderful, but I can’t put my work’s worth on whether I get an Emmy nomination.” Continue reading »

danielle-bradberyvoiceThe winner of The Voice has signed a recording deal with Big Machine Records.

16-year-old Danielle Bradbery has started her post-Voice career well by signing with Big Machine – a label that also boasts the likes of Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts.

Bradbery’s Voice coach Blake Shelton hopes to continue working with her throughout her career.

“I see us standing here talking about her 20 years from now. I do believe that,” Shelton. “I wouldn’t say that, with this confidence, about anyone else that’s been on this show. Danielle Bradbery is a gift to the music industry.” Continue reading »

BigBrother15The 16 houseguests have been revealed for the 15th season of Big Brother.

However, host Julie Chen has teased that there may be more houseguests than ever this summer, meaning we may be in for a few surprise arrivals. Continue reading »

daniel-radcliffe2Daniel Radcliffe has weighed in on the possibility of him playing the 12th Doctor on Doctor Who.

The Harry Potter actor was one of the names rumoured to be targeted to take over from Matt Smith at the end of this year.

However, it seems Radcliffe thinks one iconic role is enough.

“I’ve done one iconic character, that might be enough,” he told The Sun. Continue reading »

ETCanada JillianOur very own Big Brother Canada winner Jillian MacLaughlin has been named as a special Entertainment Tonight Canada correspondent to cover Big Brother 15.

MacLaughlin, who triumphed in the first season of the Canadian series earlier this year, will be present at the exclusive media event in Los Angeles in order to get the low-down on the new housemates prior to the June 26 premiere on Global.

Coverage starts tonight on ET Canada at 7.30pm ET/PT.

carlo-rota-recipeCBC’s Recipe to Riches will have a new host as of next season.

Canadian food expert and Little Mosque on the Prairie actress Carlo Rota has been confirmed as the new host for the culinary series.

Renowned for his role on CBC’s breakout series Little Mosque on the Prairie and as host of The Great Canadian Food Show, along with successful stints on international hits 24 and Nikita, Rota returns to his culinary roots to help find an original home-cooked recipe that will whet the nations’ appetite. Continue reading »

BigBrother_Canada640The inaugural season of Big Brother Canada has proven to be a hit on social media.

A quarterly report on Canadian social TV trends by the Montreal-based social media analytics firm Seevibes and Evolumedia Group shows the Global and Slice series had a massive impact when it came to interaction on social media.

The series notched up a total of 116 million impressions and 120,000 interactions during its January-April run this year.

71% of the chatter played out on Twitter, with 74% of that coming from female fans. Continue reading »

jamesgandolfiniThe untimely death of James Gandolfini has left the HBO project Criminal Justice in limbo.

Gandolfini was reported dead from a heart attack in Italy last night, aged just 51.

He was due to feature in the HBO project, Criminal Justice, which was to be adapted from the successful BBC version in 2008.

The project earned a pilot order in September last year when Gandolfini agreed to star.

It was just one of a number of projects Gandolfini had on the go at the time of his death, with another including a CBS remake of the Canadian comedy series Taxi-22. Continue reading »

jamesgandolfiniSeveral media outlets are reporting the death of James Gandolfini.

The former star of The Sopranos is reported to have died of a heart attack in Italy, where he was on holiday and to attend the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily.

He was 51.

Gandolfini is best known for playing Tony Soprano in The Sopranos between 1999 and 2007. He won three Emmy nominations for the role.

CampLakebottomNew original series Camp Lakebottom will hit Teletoon this summer, starting July 4.

The Camp Director is a monster, the lake is called Ickygloomy and the oatmeal has a life of its own. But in the eyes of a kid, Camp Lakebottom is the best camp ever!

TELETOON is proud to present the world broadcast premiere of its latest original series, Camp Lakebottom, on Thursday, July 4 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT, during the Can’t Miss Thursdays programming block. Continue reading »