Canadian presence on 2018 US TV upfronts
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Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement The headlines were supposed to be about Hannah Simone, an actor who belongs to the world (Canada included), being cast as the Greatest American Hero on ABC this fall. Even though the update of the early 1980s show got a pilot order, ABC isn’t going forward with the reboot.We do have the wrapup of the U.S. TV upfronts where major networks determine which shows are cancelled, renewed, or might get a new run either as a midseason replacement or on another network. Within that world, we look at where Canadians are in the U.S. TV landscape.Nathan Fillion is in the lead role of The Rookie on ABC about the LAPD’s oldest rookie. Facebook Rachelle Lefevre is the lead in Proven Innocent on Fox this fall. Lefevre plays a woman who is wrongfully convicted who later becomes a lawyer to fight for those who are wrongfully convicted. You might recall Lefevre in many roles but she recently portrayed Olivia Bloom in Mary Kills People.Athena Karkanis will be one of the actors on Manifest, a new NBC drama about a airline flight where when they land, they discover the world has advanced 5 years. You might know Karkanis from the third season of The Border on CBC.