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Link: Comic-Con: ‘Wynonna Earp’ Renewed for Second Season at Syfy

From Lesley Goldberg of The Hollywood Reporter:

Link: Comic-Con: ‘Wynonna Earp’ Renewed for Second Season at Syfy
Diehard Wynonna Earp fans, rejoice.

The Syfy IDW comic book adaptation has been renewed for a second season, the stars and producers announced Saturday during their San Diego Comic-Con panel. Season two, returning in 2017, will consist of 10 episodes, down from the freshman order of 10. Continue reading.

Comic-Con: ‘Vikings’ Boss Says Season 4B Is “Monumental” as “Change Is in the Air”

From Amber Dowling of The Hollywood Reporter:

Comic-Con: ‘Vikings’ Boss Says Season 4B Is “Monumental” as “Change Is in the Air”
“This season is monumental and there are two episodes that are unlike anything we’ve ever done. There’s never been anything on TV like them before. Change is in the air. Ragnar has reappeared after disappearing following his humiliating defeat. He’s come back because he has something very specific that he wants to do, but as he says he also wants to see how his sons have turned out. So all that is set in motion. Rumours of Ragnar’s demise were somewhat premature, I have to say; there’s plenty of Ragnar still to come.” Continue reading. 

Link: Dark Matter: Joseph Mallozzi talks “We Were Family”

From Kelly Townsend of The TV Junkies:

Link: Dark Matter: Joseph Mallozzi talks “We Were Family”
“As we get into Three’s backstory we begin to round him out more and more and give him depth; not only to make him a fully realized character, but a character that fans can connect with on an emotional level. We can see through that bad boy exterior to the guy underneath, and we saw glimpses of that last season with Sarah, and we’re seeing that this year in this episode.” Continue reading. 

Link: Killjoys: Michelle Lovretta talks “Schooled”

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Killjoys: Michelle Lovretta talks “Schooled”
” This episode provided a great opportunity to dig into the Jaqobis relationship while serving an A-story mission that feels stand alone, but which ultimately moves our mythology forward in sneaky ways. In Season 1 the brother-centric scenes often dealt with the prickly baggage between them as recently reunited sibs (a theme that connects perfectly with 204s prodigal brothers). This season we get to explore more of the positive sides of their deep loyalty and love–even if both those elements are still sometimes tested.” Continue reading.

Link: Unclaimed is a dramatic TV movie about the Pickton murders

From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:

Link: Unclaimed is a dramatic TV movie about the Pickton murders
There is probably a reason why a TV movie about the women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside who were preyed upon by serial killer Robert Pickton airs at short notice on CBC on a Saturday night in July. The reasons are probably tangled and too complex to get into. Continue reading.