Being Erica being exported

From Gayle MacDonald of the Globe and Mail:

  • A CBC success: Erica without borders
    When Jana Sinyor hatched the idea for Being Erica – a series about a plucky but flailing young woman who travels back in time to fix past mistakes – she expected a decent run on the CBC. Five years later, the show is on television screens in 160 countries – from South America, Africa, Russia and South Korea to Iceland – and the producers have sold the rights for remakes to ABC and the BBC. All that makes Being Erica, which stars Alberta-born Erin Karpluk in the title role, one of Canada’s bestselling television exports ever. Read more.