STRANGE EMPIRE ACTORS NOMINATED FOR CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

The Canadian Screen Awards are an annual celebration of Canadian talent in film, TV, and digital media. This year’s awards show is set for broadcast March 13th on the national CBC network, and two acting nominees are from Strange Empire (2014-2015), the one-season Western series on CBC. Created by Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik, Strange Empire was set… Read More STRANGE EMPIRE ACTORS NOMINATED FOR CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

STRANGE EMPIRE DEBUTS ON LIFETIME NETWORK – Rise of the Women

Strange Empire, the celebrated Western series that ran for one season on CBC, has found a second life. The Lifetime Network is set to debut the show this coming Friday, May 29th at 9E/8C. With a new series tagline, “Rise of the Women”, Strange Empire is well-matched to the programming of Lifetime, which focuses upon… Read More STRANGE EMPIRE DEBUTS ON LIFETIME NETWORK – Rise of the Women

STRANGE EMPIRE DVD & ONLINE STREAMING INFORMATION

Strange Empire, the critically-acclaimed Western series that ran for one season on CBC, is now available on DVD. Created by Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik, Strange Empire combined strong acting with strong writing to explore a number of ideas such as the expansion of settler society in the 19th century North American West, Indigenous rights, race relations, and… Read More STRANGE EMPIRE DVD & ONLINE STREAMING INFORMATION

STRANGE EMPIRE ON CBC RETURNS TONIGHT

Strange Empire, the new and well-received Western series on CBC television, returns tonight (January 12th) with a new episode following the holiday break. The episode, entitled “The Cage”, is the tenth installment in a thirteen-episode first season. Strange Empire plays Mondays at 9pm (local time).  Created by Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik, the show is set in the… Read More STRANGE EMPIRE ON CBC RETURNS TONIGHT

STRANGE EMPIRE – Episode Seven Review – The Personal-Professional Mix

In its latest episode (November 24th), one of the themes that the new CBC Western series Strange Empire explored was the professional-personal dynamic that exists between specific characters. Set in the Alberta-Montana border region of 1869, the newest installment, entitled “The Oath”, examined the tension of when professional skills and personal sentiments collide. One of the strongest… Read More STRANGE EMPIRE – Episode Seven Review – The Personal-Professional Mix