From Emily Gagne of the CFC:
Link: The future of Canadian TV: On homegrown series Travelers, developed through CFC’s primetime TV program
Travelers, debuting on Canadaâ€™s Showcase on October 17, is what showrunner Brad Wright (Stargate series) calls a â€œ10 out of 10 Canadian show.â€ This sci-fi series follows a set of individuals from the future sent back to the present to â€œsave humanity from a terrible future.â€ It features an all-Canadian main cast, led by Eric McCormack, formerly of Will & Grace and Perception, and crew (the sole series writer/director who was not Canadian was pilot director Nick Hurran). Itâ€™s as all-Canadian as they come, and it began its development during the Canadian Film Centre (CFC)â€™s 2014 Prime Time TV Program. Continue reading.
From Victoria Ahearn of The Canadian Press:
Mysteries and dualities infiltrate new series Travelers
â€œWe never quite know the details of our mission, we just have our piece, your little mission and itâ€™s a piece of a greater thing. But the fun thing is that we also get to, we have to, live the lives of the people whose bodies we basically infiltrate. So we are like spies but weâ€™re also fish out of water, all of us.â€ Continue reading.