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Monday: Bomb Girls, Seed, Murdoch Mysteries


Bomb Girls, Global – “Party Lines”
It’s harvest time and as the girls pluck the bounty of their victory garden, Vera uncovers a TNT shortage, shining an unwelcome light on the men of the Blue Shift – and jeopardizing her burgeoning friendship with Marco. Meanwhile, as preliminary reports of a successful raid on Dieppe are broadcast cross-country, Gladys isolates herself to fight her own private battles and Betty has an unexpected reunion with a soldier. Lorna fights for her long coveted home telephone, but any success is tempered by her growing fears for the safety of her sons.

Seed, City – “Bromosomes”
When Harry (Adam Korson) is diagnosed with sympathetic pregnancy, Rose (Carrie-Lynn Neales) finds that she’s competing for sympathy with her new, narcissistic belly-buddy. Meanwhile, Janet discovers Jonathan (Matt Baram) has been seeing another therapist (guest star Tom Green, Tom Green Live!) behind her back, and wonders what else he’s hiding.

Murdoch Mysteries, CBC – “Lovers in a Murderous Time”
Detective Murdoch and Julia find themselves at odds when a delusional woman becomes the prime suspect in the violent stabbing of her gambling fiancé.

Meg Tilly praises fellow Bomb Girls

From Scott Stinson of the National Post:

Factory direct: Meg Tilly stays true to character for Bomb Girls
Meg Tilly is in the midst of heaping praise on her young Bomb Girls co-stars, talking about how much they have “blossomed” as actors as they settled into their characters between Seasons 1 and 2, when she mentions in passing that she wishes she could watch them not just on set, but on the screen. Read more.

Bomb Girls’ showrunner Michael MacLennan on digging deeper


From Cheryl Binning of Canadian Screenwriter:

Showrunner Michael MacLennan & Bomb Girls Writers Talk Taking Character-Driven Drama into Season Two
After a successful six episode run, Global doubled the order for a second season of its homegrown hit Bomb Girls, a historical drama about Toronto women working in a WWII munitions factory. With the characters and world solidly set, showrunner Michael MacLennan was given an opportunity to delve deeper into their stories. Read more.

WGC Screenwriting Award nominations announced

From a media release:

2013 WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalist List


  • Johnny Test “Johnny vs. The Tickler”  Written by John Derevlany
  • League of Super Evil “Kinderprison” Written by Phil Ivanusic-Vallee & Davila LeBlanc
  • Scaredy Squirrel “Grand Ole Grocery” Written by Terry McGurrin
  • Sidekick “I, Sidebot”  Written by Dan Williams & Lienne Sawatsky


  • Finding Stuff Out “Animals Big and Small” Written by Lisa Hunter
  • How To Be Indie “How To Make a Christmas Miracle” Written by John May & Suzanne Bolch
  • My Babysitter’s a Vampire “Independence Daze”  Written by Simon Racioppa & Richard Elliott
  • My Babysitter’s a Vampire “Hottie Ho-Tep” Written by Miles Smith


  • Sorry State Written by Mitch Miyagawa
  • Surviving:) The Teenage Brain (for Nature of Things) Written by Robert Lower
  • We Were Children  Written by Jason Sherman


  • The Phantoms  Written by Andrew Wreggitt
  • Picture Day Written by Kate Melville
  • The Samaritan  Written by Elan Mastai & David Weaver
  • Still Written by Michael McGowan


  • Bill & Sons Towing “Bikini Calendar” Written by Mark De Angelis
  • Ruby Skye P.I.: The Haunted Library “#Creepy” Written by Julie Strassman-Cohn & Jill Golick
  • The Runner “Things Just Got Outta Hand, Right?” Written by Liz Scully
  • Totally Amp’d “Episode 9” Written by Karen McClellan


  • Less Than Kind “Danger, Wrestling” Written by Denis McGrath
  • Less Than Kind “Fugue State” Written by Mark McKinney
  • Less Than Kind “Jerk Chicken” Written by Kim Coghill
  • Todd & the Book of Pure Evil “B.Y.O.B.O.P.E.” Story by Ian Malone, Charles Picco & Craig David Wallace; Teleplay by Ian Malone & Craig David Wallace 


  • Bomb Girls “Jumping Tracks”  Written by Michael MacLennan
  • Continuum “End Times” Written by Simon Barry
  • Heartland “Life is a Highway” Written by Leila Basen
  • Heartland “Breaking Down and Building Up” Written by Heather Conkie
  • The L.A. Complex “Down in L.A.” Written by Martin Gero
  • Saving Hope “Bea, Again” Written by Esta Spalding

Wednesday: Bomb Girls, Mr. D, Ron James, Arctic Air


Bomb Girls, Global – “Where There’s Smoke”
When Gladys discovers who has been paying her hotel bills, she decides to make some bold choices. Meanwhile, Lorna finally admits that her son’s bravado might have darker roots; Betty meets a soldier named Teresa – who offers her new possibilities; and Marco sources the cavalcade fireworks from Frank, a former childhood friend, who hints he could also help Marco in other ways.

Mr. D, CBC – “The Crush”
Gerry develops a crush on the mother of one of his most
annoying students. Leung gives driving lessons to Simon. Trudy and Robert take over the morning announcements and they become incomprehensible.

Ron James Show, CBC – “Power”
Ron gets fired up about ‘Power and Energy’. When the Chinese government tries to make up for a multitude of sins with cuddly two-toned bears, the result is Panda-monium. With special guests Colin Mochrie & Ennis Esmer.

Arctic Air, CBC – “Old Wounds”
Bobby backs Jim McAllister in a tough-guy boxing tournament as part of a last-ditch bid to save his diamond claim; and Arctic Air falls into crisis when Blake’s friend joins the crew.