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LindaHamiltonLostGirlSci-fi veteran Linda Hamilton will make a guest appearance on Lost Girl next Sunday.

The Terminator actress will feature as Acacia, a “ tough, sexy and ruthless assassin who has resurfaced from Tamsin’s (Rachel Skarsten) secretive past”.

“Her arrival spells trouble for Bo (Anna Silk), Kenzi (Ksenia Solo) and Dyson (Kris Holden-Ried), who are undercover at an urban camp to catch a serial killer Fae preying on at-risk youth.”

The episode, entitled ‘Delinquents’, airs Sunday, March 24 at 9PM ET/PT.

HughDillonHugh Dillon will lend his services to the new Showcase thriller Continuum.

The Flashpoint and Durham County actor will make a guest appearance on the series this season in a multi episode arc.

Making his first appearance midway through the season, Dillon plays a charismatic CEO of a corporation with a mysterious past.

The highly anticipated sophomore season of Continuum continues Kiera’s (Rachel Nichols) uneasy alliance with Detective Carlos Fonnegra (Victor Webster), and sees her grapple with the big question that closed the first season – why was she sent there? Continue reading »

DoctorWHo2013premiereSpace has confirmed that Doctor Who will be hitting Canadian screens again on March 30 with the highly anticipated second half of season seven.

Actor Matt Smith will be joined by newcomer Jenna-Louise Coleman in the role of Clara in the first episode entitled ‘The Bells of St. John’.

The Season 7B premiere of Doctor Who, “The Bells of St. John,” is set in London against the backdrop of new and old iconic landmarks – The Shard and Westminster Bridge.

New nemesis, the Spoonheads, battle the Doctor as he discovers something sinister is lurking in the Wi-Fi. The rest of the upcoming season features seven epic episodes written by Steven Moffat, acclaimed writer Neil Gaiman (Coraline, Beowulf), Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), Neil Cross (Luther), and Stephen Thompson (Sherlock). Continue reading »

storage-wars-logoCanada may soon get its very own version of Storage Wars.

The reality series, which follows fortune hunters looking to strike it rich, may well be coming to Canada given the latest comments from the president of Toronto’s Proper Television Inc., Guy O’Sullivan.

“We are casting for the show, but we haven’t made an official announcement as yet because a deal hasn’t been signed,” said O’Sullivan

“We are looking for a range of characters. We want hustlers, that’s the name of the game in the business: people who are not camera shy to make a deal. Continue reading »

SPUNOUT PilotCTV has given the green light to a new half-hour Canadian comedy called Spun Out.

CTV announced today from the Prime Time in Ottawa conference it has ordered to series the new half-hour Canadian scripted comedy series SPUN OUT, starring Dave Foley (NEWS RADIO, KIDS IN THE HALL), Paul Campbell (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA), Rebecca Dalton (THE L.A. COMPLEX), Al Mukadam (RADIO FREE ROSCOE), Holly Deveaux (BAXTER), JP Manoux (COMMUNITY, ER), and Darcy Michael (ENDGAME).

From Project 10 Productions, CTV’s multi-cam office comedy is created by Jeff Biederman (LIFE WITH DEREK), Brent Piaskoski (ACCORDING TO JIM) and Brian K. Roberts (EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND), and is produced by Andrew Barnsley (HOTBOX). CTV has ordered 12 half-hour episodes in addition to the pilot shot last month in Toronto. The series is set to begin production mid- spring. Continue reading »

Playing with Fire - Season 1E! has announced the premiere date for the new culinary series Playing With Fire as well as a 30-minute special hosted by Leah Miller where she meets the star of the series, Anna Boiardi.

E! is cooking up a culinary treat for Canadians with the scrumptious new series Playing With Fire, airing Sundays at 10 p.m. ET beginning March 17, following new episodes of Kourtney & Kim Take Miami.

From elegant dining, to the stressful pastry kitchen, to buzz-worthy dinner parties, viewers get an exclusive look inside the lives of Anna Boiardi, heir to the Chef Boyardee brand, along with Julie Elkind, Executive Pastry Chef of BLT Restaurants, and nightlife food entrepreneurs and identical twins, Derek and Daniel Koch. Continue reading »

LostGirl20132Lost Girl has been officially renewed for a fourth season.

The Canadian Showcase drama is midway through its third season run and is proving a winner for the network on Sunday nights.

Midway through its daring third season, Showcase orders a fourth season of the homegrown smash hit, Lost Girl. Boasting giant ratings, the Canadian original series begins production on season four this spring, set to air late 2013. Season three continues with new episodes Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

“Lost Girl remains an anchor series for Showcase, and with its sharp writing and palpable cast chemistry, it has amassed a fan following second-to-none,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media. “We are delighted to bring fans another season of the series and can’t wait to see where the creative team takes the story next.” Continue reading »

Donut Showdown LogoFood Network Canada has confirmed a brand new original series entitled Donut Showdown.

The competition series will see the best professional donut makers from across North America dish up some of their “wackiest creations” in the hopes of winning the $10,000 grand prize.

Hosted by international food television sensation Danny Boome (The Chew, Recipe Rehab), Donut Showdown brings an expert panel of judges to the diner kitchen to decide which fried treats will make the cut and which ones will cause the judges’ eyes to ‘glaze’ over.

David Rocco (David Rocco’s Amalfi Getaway) leads the charge as head judge, joined by fellow esteemed judges culinary expert Maggie McKeown (Recipe to Riches) and popular Toronto restaurateur Zane Caplansky (Caplansky’s Delicatessen). Continue reading »

BreakignBad2013AMC issued a warning to Canadian fans of the likes of Breaking Bad and Mad Men that they may not see any new episodes of the shows if an agreement isn’t reached between the channel and Rogers Communications.

AMC said in a statement that Canadian fans may miss out on Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Mad Men if the two parties don’t strike a deal.

“We’ve had a long, productive relationship with Rogers Cable and are proud of the value we’ve created for them with AMC’s high-quality, acclaimed programming, including “The Walking Dead,” which is currently the No. 1 drama series on cable television,” the channel said in a statement. Continue reading »

BigBrother_Canada640The contestants for the inaugural season of Big Brother Canada have been revealed.

The 15 who were selected were narrowed down from over 10,000 who applied for a place on the Slice show. Continue reading »