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WEEK: June 3-9, 2013


  • Sunday, June 9th – Continuum 2×07 Second Degree airs on Showcase: Kiera (Rachel Nichols) & Carlos (Victor Webster) discover a juror on Julian (Richard Harmon)’s trial has been compromised and race to protect his family unaware that it’s part of a larger Liber8 plot to install Jim Martin (Tahmoh Penikett) as Mayor. Trial filmed at Vancouver Art Gallery. And Emily (Magda Apanowicz) reveals kick-ass fighting skills.
  • Sunday, June 9th – The Killing 3×03 Seventeen airs on AMC: so named for 17 body bags Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) finds near the “Picasso Drawing” of a grove of trees by Seward (Peter Sarsgaard)’s son Adrian. Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) connects with Bullet and gets the name of a pimp who might have Callie. Ryan Robbins introduced as a John.
  • Sunday, June 9th – Godzilla films third overnight in downtown New Westminster dressed as San Francisco, on 6th Street and Clarkson.
  • Sunday, June 9th – The Killing closes the south bound lane of Burrard Bridge in the morning to film scenes, then moves to Main Street cafe and then Pender & Richards.
  • Sunday, June 9th – Falling Skies 2-hour season 3 premiere airs on TNT. Tom (Noah Wyle) is president and father to a baby girl. Robert Sean Leonard joins the group.
  • Sunday, June 9th – Entertainment Weekly’s set visit to Falling Skies S3 in Vancouver.
  • Sunday, June 9th – Ratings for Primeval: New World debut on Syfy in the U.S. – a surprisingly strong 1.33 million on Saturday night.
  • Saturday, June 8th – Godzilla films second overnight in downtown New Westminster dressed as San Francisco, this time on 6th Street from Carnovan down past Columbia Street.
  • Saturday, June 8th –  Comedy couple Brent Butt & Nancy Robertson host Leo Awards Gala Ceremony at Westin Bayshore Hotel.  Continuum wins Best Dramatic Series and six other Leos. Arctic Air contingent owns red carpet. And Primeval: New World represents with three gorgeous cast.
  • Saturday, June 8th – Primeval: New World debut on Syfy in the U.S.
  • Saturday, June 8th – Ratings for Continuum S2 premiere on Syfy in the U.S. — a steady 1.42 million total viewers and 552,000 adults 18-49 on Friday night.
  • Friday, June 7th – Leo Awards celebration ceremony. Simon Barry wins screenwriting award for Continuum‘s season one finale, End Times.
  • Friday, June 7th – Godzilla second unit in overnight shoot in downtown New Westminster filming soldiers running up hill  on Begbie Street dressed as San Francisco. Aaron Taylor-Johnson on set and lots and lots of smoke.
  • Friday, June 7th – Continuum season 2 premiere on Syfy in the U.S.
  • Thursday, June 6th – Supernatural star Jensen Ackles becomes a Dad. Wife Daneel gives birth to baby girl named Justice Jay Ackles, aka J2 orJJ Ackles.
  • Thursday, June 6th – New trailer for Man of Steel starring Henry Cavil. And in interviews Cavill & Krypton Dad Russell Crowe talk about the problem of no fly in super suit.
  • Thursday, June 6th – News from Bell Media Upfront in Toronto: CTV will reverse  the Amell cousins’ Wednesday night block this fall and air it earlier than the CW with Robbie Amell’s The Tomorrow People at 7 p.m. before Stephen Amell’s Arrow at 8 p.m. In CanCon: new Toronto crime drama Players has Sanctuary’s Agam Darshi  in cast.
  • Thursday, June 6th – Psych films inside Caprice night club on Granville after doing quick establishing shot outside the Penthouse in the morning. James Roday and Dule Hill on set.
  • Thursday, June 6th – Continuum films season 2 finale for second day inside CBC Vancouver (June 5-6). And wraps its second season there.
  • Thursday, June 6th – The Killing films at Riverview in Coquitlam.
  • Wednesday, June 6th – Continuum films season two finale inside CBC Vancouver. 
  • Wednesday, June 6th – The Killing films scenes of “Picasso drawing” artist Adrian (Fringe’s child Observer Rowan Longworth) at Kerrisdale School. Holder (Joel Kinnaman) on set earlier in unmarked police car driving by Adrian.
  • Wednesday, June 6th – Vinnie Jones on Psych set in Burnaby.
  • Wednesday, June 6th – King & Maxwell films in empty Canadian Tire store in Burnaby.
  • Wednesday, June 5th – News from Shaw Upfront in Toronto: GlobalTV will simulcast  shot-in-Vancouver Almost Human  on Monday nights this November in Canada. In CanCon: Continuum renewal on Showcase.
  • Tuesday, June 4th – King & Maxwell one of the winners in annual California film tax credits lottery. But can they use them before they expire? It doesn’t sound like it.
  • Tuesday, June 4th – News from Rogers Upfront in Toronto:  City will simulcast filmed-in-Vancouver Once Upon a Time in Wonderland on Thursday nights. And in CanCon:  Vancouver sitcom Package Deal will launch this fall on City at 8:30 p.m. on Monday nights. Entire cast — Randal Edwards, Julia Voth, Harland Williams, & Jay Malone — on stage at upfront.
  • Tuesday, June 4th – Falling Skies season 2 DVD/Blu-ray starring Noah Wyle with set tour extra in stores and online.
  • Tuesday, June 4th – Anna Torv in Japan for press tour ahead of premiere of Fringe‘s fifth & final season there.
  • Monday, June 3rd – Continuum season 2 wrap party where crew “make jackasses” of themselves, according to one crewbie. Well deserved.
  • Monday, June 3rd – The CW releases full previews of upcoming Vancouver productions The Tomorrow People starring Robbie Amell and The 100 starring Eliza Taylor.
  • Monday, June 3rd – CineCoup final five include three Vancouver film teams — Alien Abduction, Bad and Grade Nine. Next stop Banff Media Festival in a week to pitch to film industry professionals and win up to $1 million in production financing.
  • Monday, June 3rd – Feature film The Seventh Son begins about a week-and-a-half of reshoots in Vancouver.
  • Monday, June 3rd – New trailer for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters trailer w/Logan Lerman, Nathan Fillion, Robert Burnaby Park & ancient Greek cab at VAG 

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