With more than 5.1 million viewers, the game shattered the previous records for both an opening round game and for any Toronto Maple Leafs playoff game broadcast on CBC-TV since metered measurement began.
“We’re thrilled at how Canadians have overwhelmingly embraced CBC’s coverage and joined the yearly tradition that is the Stanley Cup Playoffs on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada,” said Julie Bristow, executive director, studio and unscripted programming, CBC. “These audience numbers are a reflection of the passion our country has for this great game and we’re excited to continue to fuel the excitement with two star-studded match-ups in the second round.” Continue reading »
This season, Pollack pushes families overwhelmed by stuff further than ever before by taking them on an intense physical and emotional journey where each family must survive for a gruelling two weeks with only the bare essentials.
While Jill deals with the underlying emotional clutter, resident handyman Darren Doyle takes on the challenge of making their physical space more functional. Produced by Paperny Entertainment, Consumed (9 x 60’) season two premieres Sat., June, 1 at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT on HGTV Canada. Continue reading »
With over 500 entries there was no shortage of talent, but it was twenty-seven-year-old Tara Gaucher’s, funny and engaging personality and anecdotes that separated her from her competitors.
A born entertainer and seasoned traveller thanks to her love of dance, stand-up comedy and performing, Tara’s quick-witted charm and thirst for knowledge proved she could hold her own when providing viewers with the kind of engaging adventure travel Travel+Escape fans have come to love. Continue reading »
Brad Smith found Bianka Kamber on the first season of the City reality series and the pair are currently engaged.
However, he recommends that others don’t try to do what he did.
“I’m a guy who was single for a long time before the show,” Smith told Eligible Magazine. “I wouldn’t suggest anyone to go on reality TV necessarily to find the love of their life. I’m a freak occurrence.” Continue reading »
It looks like Blackstone is close to getting acquired by a US network for broadcast in America.
“We are in active discussions with a cable network,” says Ritch Colbert, a principal of PPI Releasing, who is distributing the series.
“This is as good as TV gets. It covers every aspect of modern U.S. culture in glaring details, whether corruption, teenage pregnancy, domestic violence,” Colbert said.
“If they sell it (Blackstone) into the U.S., it will be a Canadian show. Once it goes down there, the stock will go up here,” says actor Steven Cree Molison, who plays Daryl Fraser. Continue reading »
Netflix believe they are successfully combating the use of illegal file sharing in Canada since they have set up camp here.
The company’s CEO, Reed Hastings, claims that BitTorrent usage has dropped since Netflix arrived onto the scene in Canada.
“When we were first doing our research in Canada, a few years ago, it was stunning to us that relative to the U.S, (Canadian) suburban moms would openly talk about downloading movies and TV through BitTorrent,” said Hastings.
“Since we’ve launched, BitTorrent usage has gone down quite a bit.” Continue reading »
Apparently the pilot – which was a modern day soap featuring legendary monsters – was rejected by ABC because “it looked Canadian”.
Entertainment Weekly included it on its list of the ten most shocking rejections of the pilot season.
From White Collar creator Jeff Eastin, the one-hour drama Graceland follows the lives of undercover agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and U.S. Customs, who live and operate in a beachfront mansion in Southern California, called “Graceland.”
Starring Aaron Tveit (Les Misérables), Daniel Sunjata (Grey’s Anatomy) and Vancouver native, Serinda Swan (Breakout Kings), the 11-episode series based on true events delves into the lives of this young group of diverse roommates where the question of trust becomes a matter of life or death (visit bravo.ca for local broadcast times). Continue reading »
As the backdrop to the third season finale of Canada’s fiercest food fight, Calgary is a young, edgy city home to over one million people and growing faster than any other in North America.
Calgary is also a new culinary hotbed in Canada with renegade chefs in impressive restaurant and food truck kitchens, making it the ideal setting for the cutthroat culinary competition. Continue reading »
The coverage is headlined by the Original Six clash between Boston and the New York Rangers, with the battle in the west comprising of the Los Angeles Kings and the San Jose Sharks.
TSN’s coverage of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues tomorrow night (Tuesday, May 14) with Game 1: San Jose @ Los Angeles at 10 p.m. ET (see complete broadcast schedule below).
Action in the Boston-NY Rangers series kicks off on Thursday, May 16 with Game 1: NY Rangers @ Boston at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN. Continue reading »