Being Erica, the Canadian dramedy about a time-traveling therapy patient, is the latest import to be adapted for American audiences.
ABC is developing a U.S. version, which will be written by Eastwick's Maggie Friedman. It's executive-produced by David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg of Temple Street Productions, who also produce the original. Being Erica airs on the CBC in Canada and SOAPnet in America. The third season of the series will premiere in the U.S. on Wednesday, Jan. 26.
Being Erica returns for Season 3 in January
The original Erica stars Erin Karpluk as a therapy patient who travels back in time to fix her past mistakes. The show averages around half a million viewers in Canada. The series is a hot commodity across the globe, airing in more than 160 countries, including the U.K. and Spain.
Karpluk told TVGuide.com on Thursday that she was initially nervous about someone else playing Erica Strange. "Hold on! There's only one Erica, here," the actress recalls saying during format pitch meetings.
Still, if the story line and formatting turn out great, Karpluk says...
Melrose Place star Amy Locane-Bovenizer has been indicted on charges stemming from a fatal car crash, TMZ.com reports.
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In June, Fred and Helene Seeman, both 60, were pulling into their driveway in Montgomery, N.J., in June when a 2007 Chevy Tahoe driven by Locane sideswiped their 2010 Mercury Milan, prosecutors said. Mrs. Seeman was pronounced dead at the scene, while her husband was airlifted to a hospital and later discharged.
Locane-Bovenizer, 38, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated because officers reported smelling alcohol on her breath and that they believed she was impaired. They said she admitted she had been ...
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Survivor scored a 3.5 rating in the adults 18-to-49 demographic and 12.8 million viewers, followed by Minds at 9, which posted a 3.2 and 13.8 million. But the two-hour...
Following the cancellation of Caprica, Syfy has axed Stargate Universe, the network announced Thursday.
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The Kardashians are known for their flair for the dramatic — and their family Christmas card is no different.
In the family photo — which includes Khloe's husband, Lamar Odom, and Kourtney's baby, Mason — the group of 11 strikes a serious pose in a gothic-themed shoot.
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Wizards of Waverly Place's Jake T. Austin is growing up.
"I have a couple of love interests," Austin told TVGuide.com at Z100's Jingle Ball concert. "They're trying to show my character [Max is] growing and developing."