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  • Having babies for strangers explored in new TV documentary

    Having babies for strangers explored in new TV documentary

    As often happens in the hunter-gatherer stages of building a documentary film, you think it’s about one thing and it ends up being about another. Veteran Vancouver filmmaker Nick Orchard — born in Edmonton in 1950 — thought he was making a movie about women who hire surrogate wombs in Mexico, India and Thailand because of restrictive […]
  • Calgary documentary about wolves wins Humane Society's Genesis Award

    Calgary documentary about wolves wins Humane Society's Genesis Award

    A Calgary TV documentary investigating Alberta’s management of wolves has picked up a prestigious international award from the Humane Society. Geordie Day’s Unnatural Enemies: The War on Wolves, which was produced by Pyramid Productions, aired last May on CTV and examined the province’s controversial use of wire snares, strychnine poisoning and bounty hunters to kill wolves. Earlier […]
  • Wild Things: Alberta's 'war on wolves' highlighted in documentary

    Wild Things: Alberta's 'war on wolves' highlighted in documentary

    A must-see documentary looking at Alberta’s management policy on wolves airs this weekend. On Monday, Pyramid Productions presents Unnatural Enemies: The War on Wolves on CTV (check your local listings for the time). It looks at the province’s use of bounty hunters, wire snares and strychnine poisoning to kill thousands of wolves and other wildlife. The story has […]
  • TV Friday:  A Grimm future

    TV Friday: A Grimm future

    Previously on Grimm, Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) and his intrepid band of supernatural hunters stared down the ungrateful dead, manned up against various critters and menaces from the underworld — many of them immortal — and found a way to survive the curse of Friday night.
  • Noah Emmerich excels as a spy hunter burdened with scruples, flaws on The Americans

    Noah Emmerich excels as a spy hunter burdened with scruples, flaws on The Americans

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - "The Americans" puts its audience on the spot.
  • Reality TV blamed for flood of wannabe gator hunters

    Reality TV blamed for flood of wannabe gator hunters

    NEW ORLEANS - With gator hunting now a reality TV staple, more out-of-state hunters have been flocking to Louisiana's swamps and marshes to bag the big reptiles, paying hundreds, even thousands of dollars to guides with the tags required for a legal harvest.
  • TV Monday: Bomb Hunters

    TV Monday: Bomb Hunters

    The Bomb Hunters put their lives on the line to disarm explosives -- and there's no room for cowboys.
  • TV Friday: Salvage Hunters

    TV Friday: Salvage Hunters

    Salvage Hunters hails from the U.K., where modern-day bin-diver Drew Pritchard trolls the English countryside, looking for value in tossed-away relics and derelict junk.

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