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Links: When Calls the Heart, Season 5

From Christy Spratlin of The TV Junkies:

Link: When Calls the Heart’s Erin Krakow on the proposal, friendship and Season 5
“I think that Jack and Elizabeth, that relationship is certainly a very important one and it’s a romance that we have all loved to follow, but maybe the more loving relationship is that of Abigail and Elizabeth.” Continue reading.

From Kurt Manwaring of Deseret News:

Link: Need something heartwarming? Hallmark’s ‘When Calls the Heart’ is here for you
On Feb. 18, Hallmark Channel will give viewers a late Valentine’s Day gift in the form of the season five premiere of “When Calls the Heart” — a rare television show that answers many viewers’ yearning for family values in entertainment. Continue reading.

 

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Link: ‘Unreal’ and ‘Mary Kills People’ teams talk topical storytelling and an in-season ‘Me Too Moment’

From Danielle Turchiano of Variety:

Link: ‘Unreal’ and ‘Mary Kills People’ teams talk topical storytelling and an in-season ‘Me Too Moment’
“I think that if we’ve done our jobs properly, Olivia is a little bit of a mirror to Mary. And rather than rooting for one or the other, I’m hoping that what people will do is wonder why they’ve been rooting for Mary. Is she doing the right thing for the right reasons? Do the ends justify the means? I’m all for the big, heady questions.” Continue reading.

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Link: Global News cuts nearly 80 jobs, mostly in TV, as part of move to online coverage

From Aleksandra Sagan of the Canadian Press:

Link: Global News cuts nearly 80 jobs, mostly in TV, as part of move to online coverage
Corus Entertainment cut nearly 80 jobs, mostly in traditional TV production, at Global News newsrooms across Canada as part of a restructuring geared toward boosting online coverage. Continue reading. 

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Vassy Kapelos to host CBC News’ Power and Politics

From a media release:

CBC News today announced Vassy Kapelos as the new host of CBC News Network’s flagship daily political show, POWER AND POLITICS, beginning in March 2018.

A seasoned broadcaster with extensive federal and provincial political experience, Kapelos joins CBC from Global, where she served as Ottawa bureau chief and host of The West Block in addition to being a regular contributor to Global National and Global affiliates.

POWER AND POLITICS airs Monday to Friday at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT, 5:30 p.m. NT) on CBC News Network.

 

 

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