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Canadian Original Series First Dates Returns for a Second Season

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Awkward, Enchanting, and Utterly Compelling CANADIAN ORIGINAL SERIES FIRST DATES RETURNS FOR A SECOND SEASON STARTING MARCH 14 AT 8 P.M. ET/PT ON SLICE Canadian original series, First Dates is back for a thrilling second season featuring a brand new restaurant, all-new + Read More

CBC to Launch New Docu-Series ‘Keeping Canada Safe’ on March 16

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New series offers a behind-the-scenes look at the people who put their lives at risk to keep Canadians safe CBC today announced that new 8×30 docu-series KEEPING CANADA SAFE will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, March 16 at 9 + Read More

Chefs Chuck Hughes and Danny Smiles Take Viewers on an Epic Canadian Food Adventure in Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip

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New Series Begins Friday, March 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Food Network Canada The Original Six-Part Cross-Country Series is Part of Corus’ Celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday February 1, 2017 – TORONTO, Canada – Food Network Canada is ready + Read More

Force Four ups Laurie Case to SVP

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Force Four Entertainment has upped Laurie Case to the newly created position of SVP. Case has worked with the Vancouver-based production company since 2010 and most recently served as the series producer on Border Security: Canada’s Front Line and Border Security: America’s Front Line. + Read More

Production Underway on Food Network Canada’s New Series Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip

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Chefs Chuck Hughes and Danny Smiles star in the new original series Production will film with local chefs and food producers across Canada including locations in British Columbia, Southern Ontario, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island TORONTO, Canada – Force + Read More

Statement regarding Border Security: Canada’s Front Line

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The Federal Privacy Commissioner recently released a report and recommendation to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to not proceed with season four of our popular series Border Security: Canada’s Front Line.   What has followed, as our staff, crews and + Read More

Slice Scores a Second Season of Love and Lust with Canadian Original Series First Dates

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Single and Looking? First Dates Matchmakers are Searching for Singles to Set Up on an all New Season  Apply Online at slice.ca/casting-call TORONTO, March 8, 2016  – Shaw Media has greenlit a second season of Slice™’s scintillating series First Dates, with production + Read More

Slice Explores the Awesome and the Awkward of Dating in New Canadian Sseries First Dates

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Series Premieres September 1 at 10pm ET/PT on Slice™ Watch the Promo: http://bit.ly/1EsjEXq TORONTO, August 24, 2015 – Slice™ dives into the dating game with the new Canadian series First Dates, premiering Tuesday, September 1 at 10pm ET/PT on Slice. Filmed on location in + Read More

Emergency Goes Behind the Scenes in the ER – The Patients, Their Loved Ones & The Health Care Professionals That Care For Them

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  Series premieres Thursday, April 16 at 9 p.m. ET/11 p.m. PT with back-to-back episodes on Slice™ VANCOUVER. March 30, 2015 – A visit to the emergency department can be an emotional experience for the patient and for the loved + Read More

Slice™ is Looking for Singles to Star in New Canadian Documentary Series First Dates Canada

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Watch a Sneak Peek of First Dates Canada at http://bit.ly/1DwCehs TORONTO, January 9, 2015 – Force Four Entertainment and Remedy Canada Productions, in association with Shaw Media, are proud to announce the start of production onFirst Dates Canada, a new Canadian documentary series scheduled to air on Slice in 2015. + Read More

Force Four Entertainment Expands Operations as Vibika Bianchi Joins as Senior Vice President

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Toronto – November 6, 2014 – Force Four Entertainment is pleased to announce that Vibika Bianchi has joined the company as Senior Vice President, to launch and run its Toronto offices. Bianchi will report to Force Four’s Chief Creative Officer + Read More

Entertainment One Acquires Leading Canadian Producer Force Four Entertainment

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Toronto – August 28, 2014 – Entertainment One (eOne) is pleased to announce that it has acquired leading Canadian producer Force Four Entertainment from partners Rob Bromley, John Ritchie, and Gillian Lowrey. This deal will see eOne reinforce the company’s + Read More

The Battle Is Going Down Right Meow! Bite TV Launches Battle Cats Webseries

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The Battle Is Going Down Right Meow! Bite TV Launches Battle Cats Webseries Viewers can join in the fun online at http://www.bite.ca/show/battle-cats/ #BattleCats (Tuesday, July 29 2014 – Vancouver, British Columbia) On July 23rd, Bite TV, Force Four Entertainment and + Read More

W Network Launches New Original Reality Series Shannon & Sophie starring Mother and Daughter Shannon and Sophie Tweed-Simmons

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W Network Launches New Original Reality Series Shannon & Sophie starring Mother and Daughter Shannon and Sophie Tweed-Simmons Filmed in Whistler, Vancouver, Los Angeles and Nashville Series premieres with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, May 20 at 10 p.m. and 10:30 + Read More

Force Four Entertainment’s SEED Earns Eight Canadian Screen Awards Nominations

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Force Four Entertainment’s SEED Earns Eight Canadian Screen Awards Nominations Vancouver, BC (January 16, 2014) – Force Four Entertainment’s comedy television series SEED is in the running for eight Canadian Screen Awards including Best Comedy Program or Series, Best Writing + Read More

PAW-SIBLY THE BEST NEWS YOU’LL HEAR ALL DAY: BITE TV BEGINS CASTING FOR BATTLE CATS

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PAW-SIBLY THE BEST NEWS YOU’LL HEAR ALL DAY: BITE TV BEGINS CASTING FOR BATTLE CATS NEW TV/WEB SERIES TO PREMIERE IN SPRING 2014 (Toronto, ON) November 26, 2013 – Bite TV and Force Four Entertainment announce the start of production + Read More

Shannon Tweed-Simmons and daughter Sophie Tweed-Simmons Start Filming New Reality Show

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Force Four and W Network announce new series featuring Gene Simmons’ wife and daughter (Vancouver, BC) Force Four Entertainment is excited to kick off production on a new reality series, starring Shannon Tweed-Simmons, Canadian actress, model and wife of KISS + Read More

City Original Series Seed Licensed to The CW Network by Entertainment One

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City Original Series Seed Licensed to The CW Network by Entertainment One To tweet this release: http://goo.gl/h3Mlsn TORONTO/LOS ANGELES (September 10, 2013) – City and leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) confirmed today that Season 1 of the original comedy + Read More

New season of Border Security: Canada’s Front Line uncovers deception and intrigue at Canada’s border crossings

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For Immediate Release New season of Border Security: Canada’s Front Line uncovers deception and intrigue at Canada’s border crossings Second season of Border Security: Canada’s Front Line premieres on Tuesday, August 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel + Read More

SEED nominated for five Canadian Comedy Awards, including “Best TV Show”

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Comedy Reigns Supreme on City with Multiple 2013 Canadian Comedy Awards Nominations – City original comedy Seed nominated for five 2013 Canadian Comedy Awards, including “Best TV Show” – – Joining the City comedy family this fall, Super Fun Night’s + Read More

Seed renewed for Season 2; returns with 13 half-hour episodes in 2014

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City Adds Seven Original Canadian Series to 2013-14 Prime-Time Schedule – Newly commissioned reality series Meet the Family joins prime-time schedule this fall – – Multi-camera original comedy Package Deal gets new, fall prime-time timeslot – – Seed renewed for + Read More

CASTING CALL: Force Four Entertainment Looks for Quirky Characters and Hilarious Families

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CASTING CALL: FORCE FOUR ENTERTAINMENT LOOKS FOR QUIRKY CHARACTERS AND HILARIOUS FAMILIES Vancouver, BC – May 31, 2013 Vancouver-based Force Four Entertainment is launching a huge cross-Canada casting call for big personalities and larger-than-life characters for a new series in + Read More

Statement by Force Four Entertainment Regarding Border Security: Canada’s Front Line

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There have been complete mischaracterizations and false information reported this past week about Border Security: Canada’s Front Line>. Border Security is a documentary series – not a reality series and in absolutely no way are any situations orchestrated for the + Read More

Force Four Entertainment’s statement regarding Border Security filming

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March 14, 2013 Border Security is a documentary series that follows the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) as they track and question suspicious travelers and persons of interest. Yesterday’s events occurred as we were documenting the day-to-day activities of the + Read More

Murder She Solved: True Crime is Back Solving Complex Cases As Season 3 premieres on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada)

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Eight new episodes premiere beginning Saturday, January 5 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT Documentary series Murder She Solved: True Crime returns for a third suspense-filled season, offering a rare inside look at the details of actual murder investigations + Read More

Force Four Entertainment appoints new Head of Development

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Vancouver, B.C. – December 1, 2012 Force Four Entertainment partners Rob Bromley, Gillian Lowrey and John Ritchie today announced the appointment of Robert Hardy as Head of Development, joining Director of Development Nicole Lawson and Development Producer Tara-Lee Novak. “We + Read More

Canadian Shock-Comic Tom Green to Guest Star in Citytv’s Original Comedy Series, Seed

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Canadian Shock-Comic Tom Green to Guest Star in Citytv’s Original Comedy Series, Seed – Canadian-born actor takes on role of renowned psychoanalyst – – Seed currently in-production in Halifax – TORONTO (November 28, 2012) Citytv and Force Four Entertainment today + Read More

Vancouver Casting Call: Force Four Entertainment looks for participants for Canadian version of U.K. series The Audience for W Network

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(October 25, 2012 – Vancouver, Canada) Vancouver-based Force Four Entertainment is developing the Canadian version of the groundbreaking UK series, The Audience.  The series is set to air nationally on Corus Entertainment’s W Network. Force Four Entertainment is looking for + Read More

Citytv Announces Cast and Start of Production for Original Series, Seed

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TORONTO (Oct. 1, 2012) Citytv and Force Four Entertainment today announced primary casting for the all-new, original comedy series Seed. Canadian actors Adam Korson (2 Broke Girls) and Carrie-Lynn Neales (The L.A. Complex) headline the 13-episode, half-hour series, which begins production today October 1 + Read More

New Series Captures High-Stakes Drama Unfolding at Canada’s Borders

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Border Security: Canada’s Front Line premieres on Thursday, September 6 at 9pm ET / 10 pm PT on National Geographic Channel (August 16, 2012 – Vancouver, B.C.)  Every day, tens of thousands of people arrive at Canada’s border crossings. Most + Read More

Urban Suburban Season 2 Returns To HGTV Canada

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THE ULTIMATE REAL ESTATE DEBATE RETURNS HGTV CANADA’S URBAN SUBURBAN SEASON 2 PREMIERES AUGUST 28 AT 8PM ET/5PM PT Urban Suburban Real Estate experts help Canadians battling between City and Suburban Living For more information, visit HGTV VANCOUVER, B.C. – With affordable housing issues and + Read More

BOWMANVILLE, ONTARIO SELECTED AS THE NEXT MILLION DOLLAR NEIGHBOURHOOD ON OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada)

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@import url(http://cms.corusent.com/CuteSoft_Client/CuteEditor/Load.ashx?type=style&file=SyntaxHighlighter.css); Financial Expert Preet Banerjee Announced as Host of Season 2 (Toronto, Canada) Corus Entertainment’s OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) announced today that after searching communities across the country, Bowmanville, Ontario has been chosen as the next Million Dollar Neighbourhood. Financial expert and winner + Read More

Force Four Entertainment Announces New Appointments as Million Dollar Neighbourhood is Greenlit For Season Two

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[Vancouver, B.C. – April 2, 2012] Force Four Entertainment partners Rob Bromley, Gillian Lowrey and John Ritchie today announced the appointment of Dana Johl as Head of Production, and Deborah Wainwright as Head of Creative, overseeing the company’s busy slate + Read More

CityTV Launches Canadian Quest For Love With Original Reality Series, The Bachelor Canada

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Home-grown series to be produced by Vancouver-based Force Four Entertainment – Nine-episode reality series debuts in Canada in fall 2012 – Casting for the first Canadian bachelorettes begins today on Citytv.com/BachelorCanada – (TORONTO – January 23, 2012) Roses are red, + Read More

Force Four Entertainment and DRG agree to first look and distribution agreement

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Vancouver, BC – Wednesday, 21 September 2011. Force Four Entertainment of Vancouver, Canada and DRG of London, England today announced that they have entered into a First Look agreement for Force Four’s upcoming original factual slate. The companies have also committed + Read More

Force Four Entertainment Takes Viewers on the Road to Justice

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Second Season of Murder She Solved: True Crime. Premieres Saturday, September 10 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) (August 10, 2011 – Vancouver, B.C.) The one hour documentary series Murder She Solved: + Read More

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) and Force Four Entertainment Announce Start of Production on Million Dollar Neighbourhood

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New Docu-Series Set to Debut in 2012 (August 8, 2011 – Toronto, Canada) Corus Entertainment Inc. and Force Four Entertainment Inc., announced today production in Aldergrove, British Columbia on Million Dollar Neighbourhood, a new 10-part docu-reality series about one community’s + Read More

Calling on Canadian Families to Compete in Popular Family Cook Off Format for Food Network Canada

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Food Network Canada and Force Four Entertainment Announce Start of Production for First Canadian Edition of Hit Culinary Competition Series. Currently Casting for Canadian Families Who Love Cooking Together (July 15, 2011- Vancouver, B.C.) Shaw Media today announced an agreement + Read More

Force Four Lands 26-Episode HGTV Series;

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Appoints New Head of Factual Entertainment Vancouver, B.C. (June 1, 2011) Force Four Entertainment announced today that it is in production on a new 26 x 30 minute HGTV Canada series, Urban Suburban, and that Sean De Vries has been + Read More

Force Four Entertainment puts a Village On A Diet

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VILLAGE ON A DIET (10X60′) premieres on Monday January 3, 2011 at 9 p.m. on CBC Television Vancouver, B.C. (December 2, 2010) Obesity in Canada is out of control and nowhere is it more apparent than in Taylor, British Columbia. + Read More

Let Them Eat (More) Cupcakes!

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Gemini-Nominated Cupcake Girls Renewed for a Second Season on W Network and Begins Airing in the U.S. (Vancouver, BC – September 28, 2010) Force Four Entertainment is proud to announce that their three-time Gemini nominated lifestyle documentary series, The Cupcake + Read More

Force Four Entertainment committed to solving crime with MURDER SHE SOLVED: TRUE CRIME on VIVA

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Murder She Solved: True Crime, a new eight-episode, one hour documentary series for VIVA, tells the true stories of female crime solvers who, against all odds, have solved some of the most daunting murder cases in Canada. Combining elements of + Read More

65_REDROSES WINS BANFF ROCKIE AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN PROGRAM

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Documentary tells the compelling, inspiring story of double lung recipient Eva Markvoort Force Four Entertainment was presented with the Banff Rockie Award for Best Canadian Program for the one-hour documentary 65_RedRoses at the Banff World Television Festival on Tuesday, June + Read More

DELICIOUSLY DRAMATIC, THE CUPCAKE GIRLS LAUNCHES ON W NETWORK THIS APRIL

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New series premieres on Sunday, April 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on W Network Viewers can catch a full episode online now at http://wnetwork.com/thecupcakegirls (Toronto, Canada) This April, Corus Entertainment’s W Network presents the premiere of The Cupcake Girls, a + Read More

Force Four Entertainment launches all-new celebrity insider TV series ‘Six Degrees of TV’, premiering on TVtropolis – Friday, January 8th at 7:00pm ET/PT

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‘Six Degrees of TV’: Your backstage pass to Tinseltown For Immediate Release – VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver based production company Force Four Entertainment launches an all-new celebrity insider TV series, ‘Six Degrees of TV’, premiering on TVtropolis Friday, January 8th, 2010, at + Read More

A Mother’s Love Isn’t Black and White: CTV Original Movie PLAYING FOR KEEPS Premieres April 5

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– Inspired by a high-profile Canadian custody battle set in Vancouver, CTV Original movie stars Jennifer Finnigan (CLOSE TO HOME) alongside Doug Savant (DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) and Roger Cross (24) – Toronto, ON (March 12, 2009) – When a young, white sports + Read More

DOCUMENTARY FOCUSES ON FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER

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VICTORIA – A new documentary profiling the lives and experiences of four B.C. families raising children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) will air Monday, Feb. 16 on the Knowledge Network. FASD is the most common form of preventable brain + Read More

CTV/Lifetime Television Movie Scores High in the U.S.

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CTV, the Lifetime Movie Network and Force Four Productions have teamed up on a precedent-setting made-for-TV movie. In its debut Sunday, January 18, ‘What Color is Love?” aired on the Lifetime Movie Network to audience acclaim. The production drew a + Read More

Force Four Entertainment Hires New Director of Development for Factual Programming Force Four Entertainment Hires New Director of Development for Factual Programming

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Vancouver-based production company Force Four Entertainment announced today that it has hired highly respected documentary and lifestyle producer Sean DeVries as its Director of Development. DeVries honed his journalism skills as a Senior Writer and Reporter for CBC Television in + Read More

Force Four Entertainment in production on “Playing for Keeps” (Working Title) for CTV and Lifetime

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Vancouver’s Force Four Entertainment announced that principal photography began today in Vancouver for its television movie Playing For Keeps, in production for CTV and Lifetime and slated for a Winter 08 release. Inspired by a true story, the film is + Read More

Canwest has announced renewal of the popular TVtropolis series Tube Tales:

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TV’s Real Stories produced by Force Four Entertainment Inc. of Vancouver. The show features the real-life people, places and events that inspired writers and producers of hit TV Series. Global’s renewal will bring the total number of episosdes in the + Read More

Force Four Inks Deals with Australian Distributor

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Force Four Entertainment has entered into an agreement with one of the world’s leading independent distributors, Beyond International of Sydney, Australia, to distribute its new series Tube Tales: TV’s Real Stories. Force Four is a leading producer of factual entertainment, + Read More

Playing for Keeps.

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Force Four Entertainment announced today it has been given the green light by CTV and Lifetime Network to move into production on the television movie Playing for Keeps. The movie is set to shoot in June of 2008.