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

HELL ON WHEELS PAUSES WITH MIDSEASON FINALE

With its upcoming episode on August 29th, AMC’s Hell on Wheels will pause its fifth and final season until the summer of 2016. Premiering in 2011, the Western series dramatizes the building of the first US transcontinental railroad in the post-Civil War years. That construction was effectively a race between the westward-building Union Pacific and… Read More HELL ON WHEELS PAUSES WITH MIDSEASON FINALE

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

CBC CANCELS STRANGE EMPIRE WESTERN SERIES – UPDATE

The Canadian national broadcaster, CBC Television, announced March 2nd that it is cancelling its well-received Western TV series, Strange Empire, after one season. Launched in October of 2014, the show was set in the Alberta-Montana border region of 1869, and centered upon a group of women that find themselves isolated in that territory following dramatic… Read More CBC CANCELS STRANGE EMPIRE WESTERN SERIES – UPDATE