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VIDEO: How to Pitch to the CBC
VIDEO: How to Pitch to the CBC
You've got the talent, you've got a show. You just need to figure out how to get it on the air. Wednesday, Oct. 23 CBC insiders including Mr. D creator Gerry Dee explained how they got their shows on CBC, and you can hear those secrets right here. read more »
How to Pitch to the CBC: Attend the Panel October 23rd
How to Pitch to the CBC: Attend the Panel October 23rd
"In our business you hear a lot of no," Gerry Dee, creator and star of Mr. D said in a recent CBC Live panel. "So for me, the first chance I got, the real big chance, was CBC to take a chance... read more »
VIDEO: The (Murdoch) Mystery of Sherlock\'s Return
VIDEO: The (Murdoch) Mystery of Sherlock's Return
Yannick Bisson and Andrew Gower in a scene from "Return of Sherlock." -- CBCIt's the "Return of Sherlock" on Murdoch Mysteries October 21 -- even if the man in the hat is not really truly Sherlock Holmes.In Season 6, the... read more »
Sneak Peek TV Twitpics
Sneak Peek TV Twitpics
Can't wait for your favourite CBC shows to return? Check out behind-the-scenes photos from the set. While programs like Republic of Doyle, Cracked and Murdoch Mysteries film new episodes all summer, they've been sharing pictures on Twitter and Facebook. Click... read more »
A CBC Family Dinner: Inside the Cracked and Murdoch Mysteries Season Premiere
A CBC Family Dinner: Inside the Cracked and Murdoch Mysteries Season Premiere
Just before the second season of Cracked wrapped for the year, the cast and crew got a peek at their first episode. It was informal enough, the show's Dayo Ade told CBC Live, but an emotional moment nevertheless. "The whole cast and crew and production, we become like a family," he said. "For all of us to view it together, it was very sentimental." Ade was minutes from re-living the experience when he said that. September 30, the same night as Cracked and Murdoch Mysteries' premieres, Filler Magazine invited the casts of both shows for dinner at Toronto's Daniel et Daniel. Sort of a CBC family dinner, really - a "Mystery Monday" of back-to-back dramas. read more »
The Murdoch Insider: How The Cast (Literally) Keeps it Cool
The Murdoch Insider: How The Cast (Literally) Keeps it Cool
You asked how the cast beats the heat in their old-timey costumes, and the stars of Murdoch Mysteries answered. CBC Live's Murdoch Insider is on the case! read more »
22 Minutes Needs Your Help With a New Sketch
22 Minutes Needs Your Help With a New Sketch
The show wants suggestions for a new Canadian symbol. If they dig your idea, they'll use it on an upcoming episode. "Many of our jokes, some say too many, rely on stereotypes of Canadian symbols," the show's Shaun Majumder said in a video message to fans. "Since the show started 21 years ago, things have changed." If you've got a suggestion that's more "2013" than maple leafs, hockey or Tim Horton's, get in touch with the show by leaving a comment on the 22 Minutes Facebook page. As per Majumder, "We're going to do something fun with all your suggestions in the next few weeks." read more »
Scott Russell Breaks Down While Sharing Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Moment
Scott Russell Breaks Down While Sharing Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Moment
Last week, while Scott Russell was still training for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay, he asked CBC Live to join him on a run. "I know it's only 300 metres," Russell told us while taking a break from training. He... read more »
Rick Mercer: Tackling Canadians\' Bucket Lists, Every Week on the Mercer Report
Rick Mercer: Tackling Canadians' Bucket Lists, Every Week on the Mercer Report
The new adventures of Rick Mercer begin October 8 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC with a fresh season of the Rick Mercer Report. Here, Mercer teases the premiere episode's journey to the summit of B.C.'s Mount Nimbus, and reveals what it takes to get him 9,000 feet above sea level. read more »
Watch the Best of 22 Minutes; Season 21 Premieres Tuesday
Watch the Best of 22 Minutes; Season 21 Premieres Tuesday
It's time for Mark Critch, Cathy Jones, Susan Kent and Shaun Majumder to return for more 22 Minutes. The show's 11th season premieres October 8 on CBC. (Watch it at 8:30 p.m./9 NT.) Until then, let's take another look at their best sketches of the last year. read more »
Marcy Hinzmann and Mike Krushelynski on Being \'Iced\' from Battle and Who They Think Will Win
Marcy Hinzmann and Mike Krushelynski on Being 'Iced' from Battle and Who They Think Will Win
"I'm still angry now," Mike Krushelnyski told us this morning during his exit interview tour, after he and partner Marcy Hinzmann became the first pair to be "iced" from Battle of the Blades last night.He wasn't mad at the judges... read more »
Funny Thing Happened at the Canadian Comedy Awards: Mr. D and 22 Minutes Tie for Big Win
Funny Thing Happened at the Canadian Comedy Awards: Mr. D and 22 Minutes Tie for Big Win
Mr. D and This Hour Has 22 Minutes both won the title of Best TV Show at the 2013 Canadian Comedy Awards, Sunday in Ottawa. "Congrats to us both," the 22 Minutes team tweeted moments after the tie was announced. A cast vs. cast "Twerk Off" is now in the works. read more »