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Trailer Park Boys Online

From Showcase:

Premieres Sunday, April 8th at 9pm ET/PT

Out of their trailers and into your hearts, the Trailer Park Boys are at it again in their hilarious seventh season, only on Showcase. Check out the all new TPB website for a sneak peak at Episode One before the premiere this Sunday, as well as bios, episode summaries and tons of extras. There goes the neighbourhood.


In the news: CBC renewals, cancellations

From Tod Maffin at Inside the CBC:

  • Terrorism drama among list of new CBC TV shows; Venture and Opening Night cancelled
    “Shows coming back to air include: Little Mosque on the Prairie, Test the Nation, Canada’s Next Great Prime Minister, The National (duh), Marketplace, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, The Rick Mercer Report, The Royal Canadian Air Farce, Dragons’ Den. Curiously absent from the list of returning shows is Intelligence, but a CBC spokesperson tells me it’s not an omen — talks with the independent producer are still continuing.”

Zixx returning in Summer 2008

From Thunderbird Films:

Production completed on third season of Popular Live-Action/CG Animated YTV series Zixx: Level Three

Thunderbird Films announced that the third season of the half-hour children’s series Zixx has completed live action production in Vancouver. The series will premiere on YTV as Zixx: Level Three in Summer 2008.

“We’ve been deeply involved in Zixx from the earliest stages of development, and are very proud to continue to support this popular and original show”, said Bonita Siegel, Director, Original Productions YTV.

Zixx: Level Three is the third season of the half-hour offering that blends live action with animation following the journey of Zixx Phunkee Zee (Barbara Mamabolo) as she tries to save the universe from evil aliens with the help of her team of human teens.

Season three continues the show’s successful meld of sci-fi thrills traveling through both a real-world setting and an original computer-generated animated world. The stakes are higher this season for the band of young allies – their enemies are stronger, their challenges greater and their quest more dangerous.

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