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On April 19th 2016,  Showcase announced the start of production on a new Canadian original sci-fi series Travelers. Shooting on location in Vancouver, the time-traveling sci-fi drama would be produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment Inc., in association with Showcase and Netflix. The series would air exclusively on Showcase in Canada.



On July 9th 2010, CanWest announced a slate of seven new Canadian dramas for the 2010-2011 season, including Blackstone, a series to be produced by Prairie Dog Film + Television, in association with Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, Showcase and Canwest Broadcasting, with the assistance of the Government of Alberta, Alberta Media Fund, with the participation of the Canada Media Fund and with the assistance of The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit.


Some Assembly Required

On November 25th 2013, YTV announced the forthcoming premiere of Some Assembly Required, a new live action comedy series which would  follow "an eclectic and mismatched group of kids "who operated Knickknack Toys. The series would premiere on Monday, January 6 at 6:30 p.m.

In announcing the new series, YTV went on to say:


Orphan Black

A co-production of Temple Street Productions, in association with BBC America and  Space Canada, Orphan Black premiered in Canada on the Space Channel on March 30th 2013, with the tenth and final episode of Series One playing on June 1st 2013.  


Call Me Fitz

Call Me Fitz made its debut on HBO Canada in September 2010, and starred Jason Priestley as Richard "Fitz" Fitzpatrick, a used-car salesman with few if any morals.  The series was produced by E1 Entertainment, Amaze Film & Television, and Big Motion Pictures, and was filmed in New Minas, Nova Scotia.

The series was renewed for a second season, and had its premiere on September 25th 2011.   The series aired on Sundays at 8:30 pm. The Executive Producer was Sheri Elwood.



Johnny Test

 Popular Canadian children's series Johnny Test was scheduled to celebrate its 100th episode on November 20th  2013 on Teletoon.

The series was sold in over 200 countries and translated into 20 different languages including Korean, Portuguese, Chinese and Thai.


Love You To Death

The road from holy matrimony to intense acrimony can take some pretty eerie and violent turns.  Love You To Death was a 13-week series, inspired by true crimes that occurred between married couples, hosted by legendary cult filmmaker John Waters.   Waters starred as the “Groom Reaper”.  He guided viewers through the most bizarre circumstances of marriages that broke down to the point of murder. 



Season I of ReGenesis premiered on Global Television in the fall of 2005. The 13-part one-hour, science investigation drama series, tackled provocative issues including stem-cell research, mad-cow disease, and bioweaponry throughout the continuing drama series.  This was a first in Canadian broadcasting where a series produced by Canadians for The Movie Network and Movie Central, (Canada’s premier pay services), would be broadcast on conventional television following its release on pay television.



Jeremiah the series was a Platinum Studio comic-book-to-film adaptation, based on the award-winning European graphic novel series by Belgian author Hermann Huppen.  Set in the future, this sci-fi series focused on Jeremiah (Luke Perry from Beverley Hills 90210) who had to navigate his way through a world populated by the survivors of a deadly epidemic that spared only those who had not yet reached puberty.  Now those same survivors were forced to find their way in a decadent civi


Mystery Files of Shelby Woo

First there was Nancy Drew, and then came Shelby Woo. Shelby was a teenager who worked part-time as an intern in the local police station. Her friends Angie and Vince helped her solve the fun and intriguing mysteries. The program was a play along mystery that challenged viewers to try and solve cases that Shelby Woo was investigating. Like any classic who-dunnit, there were three to four suspects per program, each with a motive.

Broadcast: 1999 -2001 
Time slot: Saturday 10:00 am
Running time: 30 minutes

Production Company: Cinar



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