From Gayle MacDonald of the Globe and Mail:
- A CBC success: Erica without borders
When Jana Sinyor hatched the idea for Being Erica â€“ a series about a plucky but flailing young woman who travels back in time to fix past mistakes â€“ she expected a decent run on the CBC. Five years later, the show is on television screens in 160 countries â€“ from South America, Africa, Russia and South Korea to Iceland â€“ 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 Canadaâ€™s bestselling television exports ever. Read more.