Republic of Doyle

Chris Jancelewicz

Canadian TV Doesn't Have To Suck, And It Didn't This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada TV

Every Canadian knows it's true: our homegrown TV has a horrible reputation, both here and abroad. The first things that pop into people's minds are sn...

So Long, 'Republic Of Doyle,' It's Been A Great Ride

Denette Wilford | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada TV
Denette Wilford

Aside from the cast and crew of the beloved six-season series, for many viewers the toughest character to say goodbye to won't be the GTO (though, admittedly, hearing the tires on Jake's car for the last time will be sad); rather, it's the city of St. John's, which has looked gorgeous in all its years, that might be missed most.

Russell Crowe Stood Up In Gander

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada TV

Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe had a party for one in Gander, Newfoundland this past weekend. On his way home from Europe, Crowe made a stop on ...

Annette Bourdeau

Saying Goodbye To 'Republic Of Doyle'

HuffingtonPost.com | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada TV

For Allan Hawco, "The Republic Of Doyle" has truly been a labour of love. He has sacrificed sleep, among other things, to serve as the show's writer, ...

It's The End For 'Republic Of Doyle'

HuffPost Canada TV | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada TV

CORRECTION NOTICE: It should be noted that CBC did not cancel "Republic Of Doyle" (as reflected in the headline, above). CBC has contacted The Huffing...

CBC Fall TV 2013-14: Something Old, A Lot Of New

HuffPost Canada TV | Denette Wilford | Posted 08.29.2013 | Canada TV

Unlike the other Canadian networks, CBC doesn't have to wait to hear what the American nets have picked up, so every year the national broadcaster is ...

How to Improve Canadian TV

D.K. Latta | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada TV
D.K. Latta

Canadian TV executives constantly cluck their tongues and ask, "How -- oh, how! -- can ratings be improved?!" You want to know how to improve Canadian TV? Make more #@$%&#! Canadian programs!!!! Period.

Annette Bourdeau

Allan Hawco, 'Republic Of Doyle' Star, On Season 4 Surprises And Guest Stars

HuffingtonPost.com | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada TV

Last season, "Republic of Doyle" left us with plenty of unanswered questions. Will Des survive the gunshot wound to his stomach? Will Tinny pursue a r...

Annette Bourdeau

2012 Canadian TV: The Best And Worst Moments Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada TV

Canadian TV shows certainly made their mark in 2012, for better or for worse. Homegrown favourites like "Continuum," "Lost Girl," "Bomb Girls" and "Re...

Big Brother Makes for Crappy TV

J.J. McCullough | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

The fact that Canadian tastes in entertainment are largely indistinguishable from our southern neighbours is a stubborn fact no amount of central planning can seem to kill; not advertising blitzes, not prime time quotas, and certainly not a fourth season of Being Erica.

WATCH: Newfoundlandese 101

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada

Republic of Doyle’s Allan Hawco stopped by George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight earlier this week to promote the CBC series’ third season. But the bes...