Tag Archives: CBC

WEEK: August 5-11, 2013.

Sunday, August 11th – Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi thriller Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodi Foster, tops weekend box office with estimated US$30.5 million and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, starring Logan Lerman, ranks fourth with US$14.6 million. Sunday, August 11th – Cedar Cove 1×05 Suspicious Minds airs on the W network. Bob (Bruce Boxleitner) and Peggy [...]

WEEK: July 8-14, 2013

Sunday, July 14th –  Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series Continuum 2×10 Second Wave airs on Showcase: Kiera (Rachel Nichols) attends one of Julian (Richard Harmon)’s anti-corporate rallies filmed in Gastown’s Blood Alley Square with 250 police/protester background performers. Sunday, July 14th – The Killing 3×08 Try airs on AMC: Pastor Mike (Ben Cotton) abducts Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos).  Bullet (Bex [...]

WEEK: July 1-7, 2013

Sunday, July 7th – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series Continuum 2×09 Seconds airs on Showcase: Alec (Erik Knudsen)’s mother is shot by a bullet meant for Julian (Richard Harmon), who goes on the run. And a workhouse from the corporate-controlled future makes me want to join Liber8 if they weren’t just as ruthless in their methods. Sunday, July 7th [...]

LEO AWARDS: ARCTIC AIR Contingent Owns Red Carpet – Updated

Arctic Air star Adam Beach missed the red carpet coming from the airport and went straight into the Westin Bayhore Hotel but he may have been the only one. The Vancouver-and-Yellowknife-filmed CBC aerial adventure series owned the long media gauntlet for a good half-hour or more with nominated leads Pascale Hutton and Kevin McNulty, nominated [...]

WEEK: May 27 – June 2, 2013

Sunday, June 2nd – Two-hour season 3 premiere of The Killing on AMC. A year after the Rosie Larsen case, Stephen Holder has cleaned up and buffed up to become Smolder (Joel Kinnaman after RoboCop role) and Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) has left the Seattle police force and learned how to smile, living and working on [...]

WEEK: May 20-26, 2013

Sunday, May 26th – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series  Continuum 2×05 Second Opinion airs on Showcase. Kiera (Rachel Nichols) has emotional breakdown on her son’s birthday which messes with her CMR. As if that wasn’t enough. Kiera is the target of a department mole hunt. Friday, May 24th – Godzilla main unit films in Steveston’s Finn Slough dressed [...]

LEO AWARDS: Film BECOMING REDWOOD & TV series CONTINUUM & ARCTIC AIR Top 2013 Nominations

Last night’s Leo Awards nominations, celebrating the best of B.C.-made film and television, favour Jesse James Miller’s 70s-era coming-of-age film Becoming Redwood, Vancouver-cop-from-the-future TV series Continuum and northern adventure TV series Arctic Air. The many tweets of congratulations to all the nominees today are a great way to recognize B.C.’s creative talent ahead of tomorrow’s provincial election. So [...]

WEEK: April 8-14, 2013

Sunday, April 14th – Once Upon a Time recap The Price of Magic airs, narrated by Alan Dale with help from showrunners Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz. Sunday, Arpil 14th – Bravo pilot  Rita  with Anna Gunn (Breaking Brad) and Josh Hamilton films at West Vancouver Community Centre. Saturday, Arpil 13th – First Weekend Club [...]

WEEK: April 1-7, 2013

Sunday, April 7th – Feature film Words & Pictures with Clive Owen & Juliette Binoche spends weekend filming at St. George’s private school in Vancouver. Saturday, April 6th – Once Upon a Time season two wrap party attended by showrunners Adam Horowitz & Eddy Kitsis. Saturday, April 6th – Arrow films 1×22 in the Telus Tower [...]

WEEK: March 25-31, 2013

Sunday, March 31st – Red Widow,1×06 The Captive. Irwin tries to comfort his Dad’s young girlfriend outside Lana Lou’s restaurant in the Downtown Eastside. It won’t end well. And after Marta’s daughter Natalie goes missing, Marta, her eldest son Gabriel and her youngest son Boris go searching for Natalie at the Terminal City Ironworks complex. Sunday, [...]

PREMIERE: MARKETPLACE Has Your Back Tonight on CBC

Published January 11th, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome Beware tele-marketers. Consumer advocacy show Marketplace has its winter launch tonight at 8 p.m. on the CBC and — as usual — it’s kicking business butt by taking you on. Apparently no one is safe from the suppertime interruptions of a call centre half a world away, [...]