Heavy-hitters such as Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory, Family Guy, Glee, New Girl and CSI are among the shows to get new seasons for 2013/14.

Here are the shows from NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC and The CW that we can expect to see more of over the next year. Continue reading »

HappyEndings2013The major American networks have confirmed their latest cancellations and among them are a couple of big-name shows that will not see the light of day again.

Here’s the list for NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC and The CW. Continue reading »

AmericanIdol2013Is Randy Jackson’s departure from American Idol today the final nail in the coffin for the once mighty series?

The show certainly isn’t the behemoth it used to be. It was unstoppable in the days of Jackson, Cowell and Abdul, owning the #1 position in its US timeslot from 2003-2011.

Nowadays, the show pulls an average of 11 million per episode, which is less than half of what it was managing a few years ago.

Modern Family now regularly beats it head-to-head. Continue reading »

LessThanKindHBO Canada has locked in the return date for Less Than Kind.

The fourth and final season of the comedy will hit screens on Sunday, June 2 at 8pm ET/MT.

“We are so happy to bring the Blechers back for the fourth and concluding chapter of Less Than Kind,” said executive producer, writer and showrunner Mark McKinney.

“The series has been blessed by an amazing cast that only grew stronger and funnier each season. This season’s storyline brings their characters’ journeys to a very satisfying finish. And we are thrilled to be bringing it to HBO Canada where so many great original Canadian shows have thrived.” Continue reading »

Bittenpreview640Space has given us the first look at their new original Canadian series Bitten.

Laura Vendervoort (Ted, Smallville) features alongside Greyston Holt (Durham County, Motive), Greg Bryk (Rookie Blue, Combat Hospital) and Paul Greene (Harry’s Law, The Client List) in the series, which centres on the only female werewolf in the world.

The series is due to hit screens in January 2014.

Innerspace will be featuring the cast on-set this Thursday at 6pm ET and 11pm ET. Continue reading »

EurekaWith production beginning on the fourth season of Haven, Showcase has announced that former Eureka actor Colin Ferguson has joined the cast.

Ferguson will join the series as William, a “handsome mysterious stranger, whose secret agenda leads him to Audrey (Emily Rose)”.

Season 4 of Haven picks up six months after the devastating events of the Season 3 cliffhanger in which the town was pummeled by a violent meteor storm. Audrey and Duke (Eric Balfour) vanished into thin air leaving an injured Nathan (Lucas Bryant) marooned in Haven. Continue reading »

Motive640CTV has put a smile on the faces of Motive fans after announcing the Canadian crime drama will return or a second season.

The broadcaster announced the news today ahead of their Upfront Presentation, stating that 13 more episodes of the show will be made for the 2013/14 season.

Production is set to begin this summer. The announcement comes with just one episode remaining before MOTIVE’s first-season finale next Thursday, May 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV Mobile.

From Daniel Cerone (DEXTER, THE MENTALIST) and Executive Producers Louise Clark (CORNER GAS) and Rob Merilees (Capote), MOTIVE stars Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, and Lauren Holly. Continue reading »


Update: The Save Bomb Girls campaign has now reached their $4,000 goal.

Fans of the recently cancelled Bomb Girls are showing Shaw Media how to support Canadian-made drama with a highly-organised campaign.

The Save Bomb Girls campaign was launched following Global’s announcement on April 22 that they would not be renewing the series for a third season.

Along with a wonderfully designed website, the campaign also has active Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr pages dedicated to showing the powers that be that fans want more from the Bomb Girls team.

Currently in motion is a ‘Victory Bandanas Campaign’, which aims to raise enough money to fund a shipment of fan-designed blue bandanas to be delivered to the Global offices. Continue reading »

AmazingRaceCanadaCTV has today laid out its upcoming summer line-up, which is headlined by the first ever season of The Amazing Race Canada.

Returning series include The Listener, Saving Hope, MasterChef and So You Think You Can Dance while the new series premieres of Satisfaction and Mistresses take place also.

“From reality TV, to comedy and drama, audiences are in store for an incredible summer of original series debuts, and returning hits,” said Mike Cosentino, Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks, Bell Media. “With the nail-biting, down-to-the-wire energy and anticipation of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA setting the pace, this summer’s lineup is unstoppable, bringing the best in entertainment to Canadians across the country.” Continue reading »

ListenerThe fourth season of The Listener is due to hit screens later this month after a smash hit third season last year.

May 29 will mark the return of the CTV series, which will travel to Vancouver for the first time in the season premiere.

With an impressive Season 3 average audience of 1.2 million viewers, The Listener has achieved year-over-year audience growth every year since it debuted in 2009.

The home-grown hit saw double-digit growth in Season 3 from Season 2 with A18-34 (+32%), A18-49 (+19%), and total viewers (+16%). Last season was also the drama’s most-watched premiere, finale, and overall audience on record for the series. Continue reading »