I told you that three of us who are either associated or friendly with UNALIGNED were going to present at the 2014 Film and History conference, where the theme was “Golden Ages.” The prompt for the LGBT track was “Given all of the representation we’re seeing, are we in a Golden Age for LGBT representation on TV?” Well, we did it! I also didn’t really tell you how it came about because I like to cultivate an air of mystery. Here’s the backstory: my blog colleague Doccuficient had found this conference and recruited a group to present, assuring us that she would chair our panel and lend us an air of legitimacy. Then, in a classic bait-and-switch, she decamped halfway around the world with the flimsy excuse of ” groundbreaking research,” “awesome opportunity” and “beats unemployment.” I know, right? Some people. Anyway, we soldiered on without her and we’ll…
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Paddles!!! Saving Hope is being brought back to life Stateside.
TVLine has learned that ION Television has reached an agreement with Entertainment One Television to host the upcoming 18-episode third season of the Canadian-produced, Erica Durance-fronted medical drama, as well as get dibs on repeats of the first two cycles.
Saving Hope Season 3 debuts Sept. 22 on Canada’s CTV; no timetable has yet been announced for ION’s broadcasts.
Set at Hope Zion Hospital, the supernatural-tinged drama follows
Dr. Hope Hope Dr. Alex Reid (Smallville’s Durance), a surgeon whose fiancé/Chief of Surgery (Stargate SG-1‘s Michael Shanks) at one time narrated the goings-on from a comatose state; now awake, he can see “ghosts”/spirits. The cast also includes Daniel Gilles (The Originals), Huse Madhavji, Julia Taylor Ross and Kristopher Turner.
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