CybergeddonSpace has picked up the rights to the new sci-fi web drama from CSI creator Anthony Zuiker.

Cybergeddon features Rookie Blue’s Missy Peregrym and Olivier Martinez and was shot in and around the Toronto area.

Space will air the web series on TV, with Astral Media’s French language specialty channel Ztele also acquiring the rights.

Kardashians2013The premiere reality TV family will return to E! with a brand new season in June.

The Kardashians will return with the ninth season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians on June 2.

The season premiere of Keeping Up with the Kardashians follows last Sunday’s season finale of Kourtney & Kim Take Miami on E!, which became the most-watched episode in the series’ history.

To get viewers primed for the premiere, executive producer and close friend Ryan Seacrest sits down with the series’ stars – for the first-time ever – for an exclusive one-hour special, Ryan Seacrest with the Kardashians: An E! News Presentation on Sunday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ET on E!. Continue reading »

StorageWarsStorage Wars hosts and auctioneering couple Dan and Laura Dotson are hoping they will be awarded the same role on the Canadian version of the show.

Storage Wars Canada was announced recently and the pair are working with producers to get the series up and running.

When asked by Huffington Post if they would be auctioneering for the show, Laura Dotson said: “I’m hoping so, yes. That would be so great! There are auctioneers out here, we know a few of them — so there are folks who could come out here and they could do it on their own. But none of these auctioneers are as high-energy as my husband. On the other shows that we weren’t part of, the auctioneers weren’t as charismatic as Danny or as vivacious, and they were actually using our voices over theirs.” Continue reading »

degrassi-alex_steeleDegrassi fan-favourite Tori will not be returning for the 13th season of the show.

Actress Alex Steele has confirmed that she will moving on from the teen series to pursue other opportunities.

“I’m very proud of my time on Degrassi and feel very lucky to have worked with such an amazing cast and crew,” Alex told E!. “I’ve decided to take on a new focus pursuing film. I have a few opportunities already in the works and am excited to get started!” Continue reading »

match_gameA second season of The Comedy Network’s Match Game has been ordered.

This year, no blanks shall remain unfilled as The Comedy Network orders a second season of the retro-classic comedy game show Match Games from FremantleMedia.

Set to shoot for the first time in Toronto this summer, another 60 episodes of the half-hour comedy series have been ordered. Produced in association with Montreal’s Zone3, Season 2 of Match Games premieres exclusively on Comedy this fall.

Oshawa-born stand-up Darrin Rose is back for another round as host, and is again joined by wisecracking regular panellists Canadian comedy legend Seán Cullen, and beloved stand-up Debra DiGiovanni. Continue reading »

MurdochMysteries2CBC has confirmed a number of new and returning shows for the 2013-14 season.

“We are very proud that, despite a very challenging financial climate, CBC continues to deliver a television schedule that features strong, proven Canadian programming along with some new made-in-Canada titles,” said Christine Wilson, Executive Director, Content for CBC English Services. “With a lineup that will also feature the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and a full season of Hockey Night In Canada, it is shaping up to be another great year for CBC Television.” Continue reading »

storage-wars-logoA Canadian version of Storage Wars has officially been greenlit by OLN.

The Rogers-owned channel are working with Proper Television and FremantleMedia in creating a 36-episode season of the popular reality series.

Commissioned by OLN’s original content team and produced by Proper Television, Storage Wars Canada is a modern-day treasure hunt, as four professional buyers use their knowledge, expertise, and wit to bid on the contents of abandoned, repossessed, and forgotten storage containers.

With only a matter of minutes to scan the contents of the locker using only the beam of a flashlight, the high stakes fun begins when the buyers have to out-bid each other for the locker, which could be full of trash…or treasure. Continue reading »

borgias2013The Borgias returns with a brand new season to Bravo this month.

As a new pope acknowledged for his humility and compassion for the poor begins his papacy, Bravo presents the exclusive return of one of history’s most notoriously corrupt and decadent papal families, The Borgias.

Ranking as the #1 program on Bravo during its second season, the Canadian co-production and multiple Canadian Screen Award winner returns for a third season on Sunday, April 14 at 10 p.m. ET. Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons returns to The Borgias in his Golden Globe-nominated role of Pope Alexander as he clings to power to preserve the family legacy and establish the papacy as a hereditary monarchy across Italy. Continue reading »

OrphanBlack2Orphan Black has become the most-watched original series premiere in the history of the Space channel.

The series premiere of what the Hollywood Reporter calls “one of the most intriguingly entertaining new series of the year” lived up to its hype Saturday night.

Space’s new Original Series Orphan Black debuted to a record-breaking 404,000 viewers, making it the highest-rated Original Series premiere in the channel’s 15-year history.

Overall, Space was the #1 specialty network of the day Saturday, with the return of Doctor Who at 8 p.m. averaging a rousing 654,000 viewers, powering Orphan Black’s mind-blowing audience at 9 p.m. Continue reading »

Warehouse13Showcase has announced the return date for Warehouse 13.

Following on from the mid-season cliffhanger, the new 10-episode run will premiere on May 5 at 10pm ET/PT.

Picking up from the stunning, mid-season finale cliffhanger, Artie (Saul Rubinek) has infected the Warehouse Team – and the world – with the Black Orchid artifact’s deadly “Sweating Sickness” disease.

If Pete (Eddie McClintock), Myka (Joanne Kelly), Claudia (Allison Scagliotti) and Steve (Aaron Ashmore) can’t reverse what Artie has done, the world will be engulfed by the deadliest pandemic since the Dark Ages. But the team is already succumbing to the disease’s symptoms as they race to prevent the artifact’s sickness from spreading before it stops them. The episode features Polly Walker (Caprica, Rome), beginning a multi-episode arc as Charlotte Dupres, a historian who may know more about the Warehouse than she lets on. Continue reading »