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Link: Republic of Doyle a labour of love for Allan Hawco

From Annette Bourdeau of Huffington Post Canada:

Allan Hawco Reflects On Last Season Of ‘Republic Of Doyle’
For Allan Hawco, “The Republic Of Doyle” has truly been a labour of love. He has sacrificed sleep, among other things, to serve as the show’s writer, producer, showrunner and charismatic star for six exhilarating seasons. Continue reading.

Link: Lost Girl writers team up for Killjoys

From Den of Geek:

New Details on Syfy’s Killjoys
Fans of Lost Girl and Orphan Black, delight! Fans of women who kick butt onscreen and off, you are allowed to delight even more. Whyfore you ask? Because Michelle Lovretta, Lost Girl writing veteran and the show’s producer Emily Andras have joined super-sexy forces to create a female helmed space-action romp like no other. Their show, Killjoys, is about a group of bounty hunters — in space! Continue reading.

Link: Schitt’s Creek gets US broadcaster

From Deadline:

Pop Picks Up Eugene Levy Comedy ‘Schitt’s Creek’ As First Original Scripted Series
Pop, the soon-to-be-rebranded TVGN, has picked up Schitt’s Creek, the 13-episode Canadian comedy series created by and starring Eugene Levy and his son Daniel Levy. Schitt’s Creek, which marks the first original scripted series in the history of TVGN, will be part of Pop’s launch slate, joining a half dozen unscripted and docu-series announced earlier this month. Continue reading.


Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Bachelor Canada

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Rick joins a Dalhousie University project tagging sharks in the ocean off Halifax and then he goes flour bombing with the Kingston Flying Club in Kingston, ON.

22 Minutes, CBC
NDP Leader, Thomas Mulcair and Calgary’s Mayor, Naheed Nenshi make special guest appearances.

Bachelor Canada, City
Bachelor Tim and the ladies visit Tuscany to experience the ultimate in romance…but when Bachelorette’s shocking indiscretion steals centre stage, Tim is left wondering who is here for the wrong reasons.


TV, eh? podcast episode 168 – Whisper to a Stream


Anthony, Greg and Diane mull over the news that Rogers and Netflix make strange bedfellows with a new series called Between, why the CRTC doesn’t regulate movie theatres, HBO’s internet streaming plans, the Conservative Broadcasting Corporation, how the CBC lost everything — like, everything — with the new hockey deal, and Greg’s Ice Pilots NWT online chat.

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