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TV eh B Cs podcast 9 – Carmen Moore, Future Superhero

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Carmen has worked steadily in TV and Film for two decades. She was nominated for the American “First Americans in the Arts” award, for her role in Brothers of the Frontier (1996). She played Dawn Star, in the movie Spooky House (2002), and in 2004 she worked with John Woo for the TV series The Robinsons: Lost in Space (2004). Carmen was nominated for her performance as Simone in Godiva’s at the 2006 Leo Awards and won the Women in Film and Video’s Artistic Merit Award for her portrayal of Rebecca in the Canadian independent feature Unnatural & Accidental.

From 2012-2014 Carmen has had leading roles on two hit Canadian Series. She played Loreen Cassway on Arctic Air (2012) for which she was nominated for a Leo award in 2012. She continues her role of Leona Stoney on the multi award winning series Blackstone (2011), which won Best Dramatic Series at the 2012 Leo’s. She was nominated for both a Gemini Award and a Leo Award in 2012 for Blackstone, and won the Leo for Best Lead Performance in 2011.

We’ll talk about all of this, Carmen’s future superhero status, and why Gwen Stefani leads to some upsetting sense memory.

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TV, eh? podcast episode 172 – Hopped Up on Goofballs

This week Diane, Anthony and Greg take a look back on the past year in Canadian TV and discuss several news stories for their last chat of the year.

We chat about the latest TV, Eh? poll where Lost Girl and Murdoch Mysteries fans are battling it out for top spot in the Top Canadian Shows of 2014 (you have until Friday to weigh in with your picks). Also on the docket: CTV’s midseason schedule is brimming with Cancon like Motive, MasterChef Canada and Spun OutBell Media’s head honcho got some people steamed over his comments about CraveTV, CBC cuts back on its local news broadcasts and Shaw Media orders a final season of Continuum.

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TV eh B Cs podcast – Peter Mitchell, International Man of Murdoch Mysteries

Peter Mitchell is currently in his fourth year as the Executive Producer on the long-running Murdoch Mysteries. But his extensive career in Canadian television includes writing for such shows as Street Legal, The Campbells, Bordertown, Madison, Traders, Cold Squad, The Guard, Flashpoint, She’s the Mayor and The Listener.

His Producer credits include being an Executive Producer for Traders and Cold Squad, Creative Producer for The Guard and Co-Executive Producer for The Listener.

In addition to talking about drawing contemporary stories from 1902 for Murdoch, we find out some behind-the-scenes strategies on balancing mystery, gadgetry, and character fidelity on an epic Canadian television franchise in the middle of its 8th year. All of this with a touch of anarchy for taste.

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TV, eh? podcast episode 171 – All the Boobies

Diane is back after a vacation in the Galapagos, which leads to discussions about boobies before she, Anthony and Greg get down to business.

On the docket this week: CBC unveils its winter schedule, which includes the debuts of The Book of Negroes, X Company and Schitt’s Creek; Lost Girl returns Sunday to Showcase for its final season; and 24 myths about the CRTC, TV and Netflix. Also on tap: Netflix’s CEO claims TV will be dead in exactly 16 years and we discuss a National Post piece about the success of the Corner Gas brand.

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TV eh B Cs podcast – Cliff diving with Benjamin Ayres

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Benjamin Ayres is a leading performer in the film and television industry, well known for slipping seamlessly between genres. After two seasons as a series regular on the CTV hit series DAN FOR MAYOR, Ayres nabbed the role of Dr. Zachary Miller in the highly acclaimed CTV original series SAVING HOPE. He also plays Eric Blake on HBO Canada’s Gemini Award-winning series LESS THAN KIND, for which he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination. He also played the chain-smoking sex addict with a morbid death obsession in jPod.

In addition to many film and theatre performances he’s run the gamut of Canadian television over the past five years, including appearances on Rookie Blue, Seed, Bitten, Working the Engels, Lost Girl, InSecurity, Flashpoint, The Vampire Diaries, Psych and the upcoming Schitt’s Creek.

And maybe we talk a little bit about bourbon, tequila and the symbolism of carrying a sick rat through the goalposts of life during a Dave Gilmour guitar solo.

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