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Links: SurrealEstate, Season 1

From Victoria Ahearn of the Canadian Press:

Link: ‘Schitt’s Creek’ actors Tim Rozon, Sarah Levy reunite as co-stars on ‘SurrealEstate’
When the CBC sitcom “Schitt’s Creek” finished its run in April of last year just as the pandemic ramped up, cast member Sarah Levy anticipated a dry spell on the work front. Continue reading.

From CBC:

Link: New supernatural TV show shot in N.L. continuing to push production in province
The housing market in St. John’s has seen a boom over the past year and a half, but what if the houses for sale were haunted? That’s the premise of the latest TV show to be filmed in Newfoundland and Labrador, which will hit the airwaves later this month. Continue reading.

From Stephanie Webber of Us Weekly:

Link: Sarah Levy Reunites With ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Costar Tim Rozon in ‘SurrealEstate’: He’s a ‘Great Actor and Human Being’
Twyla and Mutt together again! Sarah Levy couldn’t put the “pilot script down” for SYFY’s SurrealEstate — and wanted to join the show even more once she learned her former Schitt’s Creek costar Tim Rozon was already attached as the star. Continue reading.

From Meredith Jacobs of TV Insider:

Link: ‘SurrealEstate’ Stars Tim Rozon & Sarah Levy on Why Their Characters Work Well Together
If you’re having problems selling your house because it’s haunted or possessed, you need look no further than the Roman Agency on SurrealEstate. Real estate agent Luke Roman (Tim Rozon) and his team of specialists handle the problem houses, the ones that scare would-be buyers (and sellers). Continue reading.

From Jeff Pfeiffer of Main Street Nashvile:

Link: Tim Rozon and Sarah Levy reteam for Syfy’s fun and frightening ‘SurrealEstate’
It’s been said to be a “seller’s market” for real estate lately. But even under such favorable conditions, the owners of the places featured in Syfy’s fun and frightening new scripted series SurrealEstate, premiering Friday, would find it impossible to unload their properties. A leaky roof or a crack in a foundation may not be deal breakers for motivated home buyers; poltergeists, demon dogs and portals to hell in a cellar, on the other hand, certainly are. Continue reading.

From Debra Yeo of the Toronto Star:

Link: From gunslinger on ‘Wynonna Earp’ to paranormal real estate agent in new series, it’s all surreal
Doc Holliday’s moustache almost came between Tim Rozon and Luke Roman. Rozon, the Montreal-born actor who played immortal gunslinger Doc for four seasons on supernatural dramedy “Wynonna Earp,” was on the phone earlier this week describing how he got the part of Luke, a realtor who specializes in haunted houses in “SurrealEstate,” which debuts Friday on Syfy and CTV Sci-Fi Channel. Continue reading.

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SurrealEstate haunts CTV Sci-Fi Channel, July 16

From a media release:

When there’s something strange in the neighbourhood, CTV Sci-Fi Channel calls in The Roman Agency from the all-new original series SURREALESTATE, to face down the paranormal. The 10-episode, one-hour spectral series hits the market Friday, July 16 at 10 p.m. ET.

Produced by Blue Ice Pictures, and shot last summer in St. John’s, Newfoundland, SURREALESTATE depicts real estate agent Luke Roman (Tim Rozon, WYNONNA EARP and SCHITTS CREEK) and his eclectic team of associates who correct unconventional problems in “metaphysically engaged properties” – aka haunted houses. New episodes will be available to stream weekly, on-demand at CTV.ca and CTV app.

What makes the team at The Roman Agency unique and in demand, is their uncanny ability to investigate and explain the truly inexplicable. The agency services include solving mysteries, closing portals, expelling demons, putting tortured souls to rest, and achieving the ultimate end: a sale.

Joining Rozon on this supernatural venture is his SCHITT’S CREEK co-star Sarah Levy as Susan Ireland, the neurotic real estate agent with a secret; Adam Korson (TEACHERS) as research specialist and former Catholic priest Father Phil Orley; Savannah Basley (WYNONNA EARP) as the no-nonsense office manager, Zooey L’Enfant; Maurice Dean Wint (DIGGSTOWN) as the resident “MacGyver” technology specialist; and Tennille Read (WORKIN’ MOMS) as client Megan Donovan. WYNONNA EARP star Melanie Scrofano also directs two episodes of the series and guest-stars in one. Check out a sneak peek.

In the premiere episode of SURREALESTATE (Friday, July 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Sci-Fi), Luke Roman (Rozon), president of The Roman Agency, a boutique real estate residential brokerage with a whispered reputation for their ability to sell properties no one else can, checks in on a big, scary house in which he has a personal interest. New hire Susan Ireland (Levy) is thrown into the deep end on her first day.

SURREALESTATE is produced by Blue Ice Pictures in association with Bell Media and SYFY. George Olson developed the series for television and serves as showrunner and executive producer. Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron, Armand Leo, and Danishka Esterhazy also serve as executive producers.

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Transplant, Schitt’s Creek and Beans win at 2021 Canadian Screen Awards Gala

Transplant and its lead actor, Hamza Haq, Schitt’s Creek and its lead actress, Catherine O’Hara, Kim’s Convenience‘s Paul Sun-Hyung Kim and Beans captured trophies during the Canadian Screen Awards gala.

Thursday’s online gala was narrated by actors Stephan James and Karine Vanasse. The Margaret Collier Award was given to David Shore, the Lifetime Achievement Award to David Suzuki, the Earle Grey Award to Tina Keeper, the Radius Award to Dan Levy and Academy Icon Award to the late Alex Trebek.

Wild Kratts tooks home the Shaw Rocket Fund Kid’s Choice Award while Wynonna Earp‘s Melanie Scrofano received the Cogeco Fund Audience Choice Award, both of which were voted on by fans.

Here are the winners in Thursday’s television and film categories:

Best Lead Actor, Drama Series
Hamza Haq, Transplant

Best Lead Actress, Drama Series
Crystle Lightning, Trickster

Best Drama Series
Transplant

Best Feature-Length Documentary
Wandering: A Rohingya Story

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Michael Greyeyes, Blood Quantum

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Michelle Pfeiffer, French Exit

Achievement in Direction
Deepa Mehta, Funny Boy

Best Motion Picture
Beans

Shaw Rocket Fund Kids’ Choice Award
Wild Kratts

Cogeco Fund Audience Choice Award
Melanie Scrofano

Best Lead Actor, Comedy
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kim’s Convenience

Best Lead Actress, Comedy
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek

Best Comedy Series
Schitt’s Creek

For the complete list of winners, visit the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television website.

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Links: Wynonna Earp Season 4 finale

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp: Emily Andras talks “Old Souls”
“I think it’ll always make me cry. I feel bittersweet about it, but mostly so relieved and happy that Earpers seem to like it and find it satisfying. I always said, ‘I want you to find it satisfying.’” Continue reading.

From Radheyan Alexandra Del Rosario of Deadline:

Link: ‘Wynonna Earp’ finale: Creator Emily Andras on unexplored Season 5 stories, how Syfy series made her “Braver In Every Way”
“What was important to me on Wynonna Earp with the finale is to give everybody some version of happiness. It didn’t have to be perfect because Wynonna Earp, both the show and the heroine, have never been perfect.” Continue reading.

From Tracy Brown of the Los Angeles Times:

Link: Commentary: ‘Wynonna Earp’ came at a dark time for queer women on TV. Then it changed the game
But it’s the show’s treatment of another relationship that has made it so groundbreaking and meaningful, particularly to LGBTQ viewers: Waverly’s romance with town sheriff Nicole Haught (Katherine Barrell). Continue reading.

From Chancellor Agard of Entertainment Weekly:

Link: Wynonna Earp creator and cast unpack the ‘perfect’ finale, tease cut scene
“I personally couldn’t have loved it more. I was so happy. The arc of Doc over the four seasons and the way it came together, I was just so overwhelmed.” Continue reading.

From Lisa Weidenfeld of The AV Club:

Link: Freed from the curse that started it, Wynonna Earp became a meditation on heroism
When Wynonna Earp returned for a fourth season following a bewildering 18-month odyssey of funding difficulties, near-cancellation, and miraculous recovery just as dramatic as anything happening onscreen, it felt like a very different beast. Continue reading.

From Matt Webb Mitovich of TV Line:

Link: Wynonna Earp boss hopes Syfy finale made you feel ‘All the Things’ — Plus, scoop on one happy wedding accident
“But those two characters have certainly earned the chance to try to be happy, whatever that means to them.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp’s Katherine Barrell on Nicole’s growth this season
“We’ve seen Nicole in a way we’ve never seen her before. She was out of control, really broken, not trusting herself, not particularly strong, but I think it’s important from a storytelling perspective to see her not at her best.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp stars on Wynonna and Doc’s happy ending
“I thought that Waverly and Nicole would get a happy ending. I thought that Wynonna and Doc would just never get it together.” Continue reading.

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Links: Wynonna Earp, Season 4B

From Meredith Jacobs of TV Insider:

Link: ‘Wynonna Earp’ Stars on Nicole’s Pledge to Waverly, That Twist for Doc and More
“In many ways, he became a vampire for a beautiful reason: to protect [his daughter] Alice in case something happened to Wynonna. At least Doc would have some sort of power to protect her.” Continue reading.

From Eric Volmers of the Calgary Herald:

Link: Worldwide fans unite for town’s billboard campaign to save Alberta-shot Wynonna Earp
Hundreds of fans of the Alberta-shot supernatural western Wynonna Earp will be showing their support next week for the embattled series and its home base of Didsbury as part of a worldwide #BringWynonnaHome campaign. Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp: Emily Andras talks “Better Dig Two”
“We knew we had to finish a lot of the long-standing arcs of the season. We obviously have a very important event, hopefully, to get to in the next episode.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp’s Dani Kind on what makes Mercedes so resourceful
“She’s clearly smart, but also just a little ‘Whatever’ about everything. Ignorance really is bliss. There’s a reason why when a nuclear bomb goes off the only one to survive is the dum-dum who fell in the hole. That’s Mercedes and she just looks good doing it.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp: Zoie Palmer on Jolene’s return to Purgatory
“The place I have to go to get access to her is a challenge, for sure. I think it’s a challenge for Dom as well.” Continue reading.

From Nora Dominick of BuzzFeed:

Link: Melanie Scrofano reflects on “Wynonna Earp” and how much personal growth she owes to the show
“What I love is that Emily doesn’t take things like that lightly. At first, Wynonna’s drinking starts out as a fun quirk, like “Oh, she’s just a heavy drinker,” but I’m gratefully we got to dig into what is the reason for that.” Continue reading.

From Sadie Gennis of Vulture:

Link: Melanie Scrofano on facing Wynonna Earp’s demons and saying good-bye
“In that scene, it’s another person making her feel like who she is is flawed — and not just flawed, but deeply dysfunctional. I think anybody can relate to being compared to somebody that you have no respect for or that you know has done horrible things.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp: Emily Andras talks “Life Turned Her That Way”
“We actually toyed with the idea of a couple of different characters. We all discussed who the best character to take Waverly on this journey would be. Who would help her understand herself? Whenever you have a chance to work with Zoie Palmer you just leap at it.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp writer Noelle Carbone previews “Life Turned Her That Way”
“So the job with 410 was to give Wynonna a really primal dilemma, and then a slew of impossible decisions to make along the way to resolving her dilemma.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp’s Savannah Basley provides inside into the Clanton heir
“There was something else to her that I really wanted to show. People aren’t just evil to be evil. Bad guys never think they are the bad guy. They think they’re doing the good thing.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp: Emily Andras talks “Crazy”
“The genie is inherently manipulative in what she says, and her interpretation of what Wynonna is going through was self-serving and an attempt at self-preservation, but the curse is over, too.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp writer Matt Doyle previews “Crazy”
“Because we’ve been telling a story of people dealing with trauma and the after-effects of being separated for over a year, we wanted to give us, our characters, and the viewers, a breather.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Andrew Phung on the joy of returning home to film Wynonna Earp
“It’s been such a fun journey to get to the show, but it’s so rewarding because this character means the most of all the ones I’ve been in play for. I’m a Calgary kid coming home to play in his backyard and it’s the best. I have history, too, with so many crew members. It was great.” Continue reading.

From Meredith Jacobs of TV Insider:

Link: Wynonna Earp star Tim Rozon explains how Doc’s past informs his move against Amon
“We never really talked about it, but he never got the closure of the revenge. He understands how important it is for the demons to get their own vengeance, so he let them [have it].” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp: Emily Andras talks “Hell Raisin’ Good Time”
“We sort of tested the waters with a Christmas episode, and everyone seemed to enjoy it, so Halloween just felt like a hilarious and well-matched event to pair with a demon-hunting cowgirl show.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Director Paolo Barzman on being part of the Wynonna magic
“I created an environment of safety and warmth where we could try something. I wanted to give them freedom.” Continue reading.

From Lesley Goldberg and Daniel Fienberg of The Hollywood Reporter:

Link: How ‘Wynonna Earp’ Is Fighting for Its Future
“The reality of Wynonna Earp, for better, for worse, speaks to where we are in the general landscape of television. It is a cult show with a passionate audience from all over the world. It speaks to people in particular who maybe don’t see themselves represented on television and certainly not in genre very often.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp production designer Trevor Smith on bringing the garden to life
“We knew early on that the Garden wasn’t going to be this lush, tropical, and botanical image that we all have in our heads from a Biblical standpoint.” Continue reading.

From Meredith Jacobs of TV Insider:

Link: ‘Wynonna Earp’ Star Tim Rozon Teases an Ending That Will Make Earpers Happy
“I tried to enjoy every second I possibly could with that character. It’s difficult, now that it’s more real than ever that the show most likely isn’t coming back, to say goodbye. … It’s one of my most favourite characters I ever played. He just has a special place in my heart, the ol’ cowboy.” Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp writer Shelley Scarrow previews “Love’s All Over”
“Thinking of it as a premiere, it’s definitely different. After the dramatic and emotional two-parter that was “Holy War”, it felt to the story team like there was a little emotional reset required.” Continue reading.

From Eric Volmers of the Calgary Herald:

Link: Never say die: Melanie Scrofano remains hopeful about Wynonna Earp’s future
Much like the character she plays, Melanie Scrofano is not one to bow to authority. Continue reading.

From Chancellor Agard of Entertainment Weekly:

Link: Wynonna Earp boss teases heroine’s dangerous ‘cockiness’ in final episodes
The return of Peacemaker may not be completely a good thing for Wynonna Earp. Continue reading.

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Link: Wynonna Earp: Emily Andras talks “Love’s All Over”
“The finale of 4A was so serious so it did feel nice, and this did feel like a different season because time had passed and it was summer.” Continue reading.

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