Tag Archives: Backstrom

CANCELLED: FOX Cancels BACKSTROM with Rainn Wilson After One Season

Humour with a “u”! I can’t seem to shake it. Vancouver crew made me so proud I could spit. World class. https://t.co/FUwuRvTmtG — Hart Hanson (@HartHanson) May 8, 2015   Backstrom had one of the toughest time slots in American network television — Thursdays at 9 p.m. The FOX 13-episode mid-season series premiered to a [...]

TCA NEWS: BACKSTROM Panel with Showrunner Hart Hanson & Rainn Wilson, Dennis Haysbert, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Thomas Dekker & Page Kennedy

Backstrom panel at Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on January 17th. Backstrom is a brilliant detective and a total dick, as the FOX key art says. Which is different from the Swedish Backstrom in the Leif GW Persson books, who’s a crap detective and a total dick with no redeeming qualities at all. The [...]

WINTER 2015: FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Release, BACKSTROM, THE RETURNED, iZombie Premieres & SUPERNATURAL, ONCE UPON A TIME, ARROW, THE FLASH, BATES MOTEL, PROOF, TV Pilot ROADIES Filming

Monday, January 5th Production resumes on The 100 season 2 (wraps January 23) for The CW, Falling Skies season 5 (wraps January 27) for TNT, iZombie season 1 (wraps January 27) for The CW, Motive season 3 (wraps February 13) for CTV, Bates Motel season 3 (wraps February 26) for A&E, When Calls the Heart season 2 (wraps March 5) for Hallmark, Once Upon a Time (wraps April [...]

VIFF INDUSTRY: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY’s Nicole Perlman, BONES/BACKSTROM’s Hart Hanson; CONTINUUM’s Simon Barry, & MOTIVE’s Dennis Heaton on 2014 Genre Writers Panel

VIFF Industry Conference: Genre Smash! sponsored by ACFC West, Local 2020 Unifor from VIFF on Vimeo. One Marvel screenwriter. Three Homegrown Showrunners. Panel moderated by one of the snarkiest TV critics ever, Tim Goodman. Equals VIFF Industry’s Can’t-Miss Panel of 2014. Tim Goodman, Dennis Heaton, Nicole Perlman, Simon Barry and Hart Hanson. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY [...]

HIATUS: American Thanksgiving Filming Hiatus For SUPERNATURAL, ONCE UPON A TIME, FALLING SKIES, ARROW, THE FLASH, THE 100, iZOMBIE & THE WHISPERS

American Thanksgiving Filming Hiatus 2014 in Vancouver: 5 Day Filming Break: November 24th – 28th. Plus weekends off and then back December 1st. Supernatural Season 10. Airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on The CW. Once Upon a Time Season 4. Airs Sundays at 8 p.m. on ABC and CTV. Some Assembly Required Season 2. 2 [...]

PREMIERE: BACKSTROM With Rainn Wilson To Premiere January 22nd on FOX

Self-Destructive. Judgemental. Indulgent. And The Way He Solves Crimes Is Almost Criminal. Backstrom will air after American Idol on Thursday nights next year, premiering on January 22nd.  That’s a pretty good if highly competitive time slot on FOX for Hart Hanson’s new “crime-dy”, starring The Office’s Rainn Wilson as brilliant but boorish Portland Detective Everett Backstrom, who [...]

SHOOT: BACKSTROM’s Rainn Wilson & Sarah Chalke Film at Vancouver Art Gallery

Self-Destructive. Judgemental. Indulgent. And The Way He Solves Crimes Is Almost Criminal. Mid-season FOX series Backstrom closed the north square of the Vancouver Art Gallery today to film Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom (The Office’s Rainn Wilson), the head of Portland Serious Crimes Unit, meeting his ex-fiancéee Amy Gazanian (Scrubs’ Sarah Chalke) outside what likely will be a Portland courthouse. [...]

SHOOT: Adam Arkin Directs BACKSTROM at the Venue Downtown

Shooting @BackstromFOX downtown Vancouver with @rainnwilson @PageKennedy @BrentCrowell = FUN pic.twitter.com/gUQwo82F5Z — Adam Arkin (@admantage) October 5, 2014 Earlier this month, Adam Arkin directed an episode of crime-dy Backstrom with Rainn Wilson as Portland Serious Crime Unit’s Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom, Kristoffer Polaha as Sgt. Peter Niederman and  Page Kennedy at Venue on Granville Street.  And a [...]

SHOOT: BACKSTROM’s Genevieve Angelson & Ben Hollingsworth at Vancouver Art Gallery

Mid-season FOX series Backstrom closed the north square of the Vancouver Art Gallery yesterday to film Portland Serious Crimes Unit Detective Nicole Gravely (Genevieve Angelson) and District Attorney Steven Kines (Ben Hollingsworth) emerging from what will be a Portland courthouse in the rain. Gravely is second-in-command to self-destructive Everett Backstrom (The Office’s Rainn Wilson) at the Serious [...]

VIFF INDUSTRY: Genre Mashup with GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, BONES/BACKSTROM, CONTINUUM & MOTIVE Screen Writers on October 4th

One Marvel screenwriter. Three Homegrown Showrunners. Panel moderated by one of the snarkiest TV critcs ever, Tim Goodman, aka @BastardMachine. Equals VIFF Industry’s Can’t-Miss Panel on Saturday, October 4th at 2:45 p.m. Click here for tickets. GENRE MASHUP Nicole Perlman is the screenwriter whose draft for 2014’s biggest box office smash Guardians of the Galaxy convinced Marvel [...]

SHOOT: BACKSTROM’s Genevieve Angelson & Ben Hollingsworth on Vancouver Public Library Curtain Wall

Upcoming Fox series Backstrom does some inventive camera work, like last Friday’s shoot on the upper walkway of the curtain wall at the central Vancouver Public Library. Where are the cameras? Across the atrium on the 7th floor of the library behind glass. The scene: Portland Serious Crimes Unit Detective Nicole Gravely (Genevieve Angelson) meets [...]