From Dino-Ray Ramos at Deadline:
Link: ‘Ghost Wars’ canceled after one season at Syfy
Syfy has canceled the horror series Ghost Wars after its debut 13-episode season, Deadline has confirmed. The series premiered in October 2017. Continue reading.
From Lesley Goldberg of The Hollywood Reporter:
Link: Syfy lands ‘Ghost Wars’ drama starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Kim Coates
Syfy is adding another acquisition to its scripted offerings.
The NBCUniversal-owned cable network has acquired 13-episode drama series Ghost Wars from Nomadic Pictures, with Simon Barry (Van Helsing) as showrunner and starring Vincent D’Onofrio and Kim Coates.
The drama, set in an Alaskan town overrun by paranormal forces, will premiere in the U.S. on Syfy and elsewhere globally on Netflix. Continue reading.
From Ian Bailey of The Globe and Mail:
Link: New funding rules for Canadian television draw ire
If new funding rules for the production of Canadian television were in place years ago, Simon Barry fears he wouldn’t have kept his job as executive producer on his made-in-Vancouver TV series Continuum, which ran for four seasons before ending last year.
“I would have been replaced immediately,” said Mr. Barry, now working in Vancouver on the series Van Helsing. “They would have said, ‘We’re going to spend all this money on a big sci-fi show with a big cast and it’s ambitious. We shouldn’t trust this to the guy who created it just because he’s Canadian.’” Continue reading.