Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Longtime mainstream media (MSM) journalist and author Susan Gittins began writing about and photographing Vancouver’s many film and TV location shoots in the summer of 2010 after the Winter Olympics put the city and its beauty on the world stage. Movies and TV series often showcase the Vancouver area in similar fashion. Vancouver is Awesome commissioned her YVRShoots series in the fall of 2010 and it ran regularly for three years. She launched her own daily YVRShoots blog in the spring of 2012.
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GOLDEN GLOBES: A GOOD DOCTOR’s Freddie Highmore Nominated for Best TV Actor

There’s only one show like #TheGoodDoctor. Experience Television’s #1 new drama with #GoldenGlobes nominee #FreddieHighmore returning TOMORROW at 10|9c on ABC. — The Good Doctor (@GoodDoctorABC) January 7, 2018 Why did people fall so hard for Freddie Highmore’s surgical resident Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic young man with savant syndrome? Maybe because Shaun gets [...]

NEW SERIES: Kiernan Shipka Cast as Teenage Witch SABRINA in Netflix’s RIVERDALE Spinoff

Kiernan Shipka is Sabrina Spellman. Welcome to the @SabrinaHorror family, Keirnan Shipka! Fair warning, It’s gonna get weird AF. — Robert Hack (@Robert_Hack) January 6, 2018 Update: Start of filming pushed to March 19th. The Mad Men alumnus is expected to start filming her dark education as a teenage sorceress in [mid-March] in Vancouver. [...]

SEASON 6: ARROW Divided Into 2 Teams. Oliver Teams Up With Unlikely Ally in 2 Weeks

Two teams, one goal. New episodes of #Arrow return January 18 on The CW. — Arrow (@CW_Arrow) January 3, 2018 Arrow returns in two weeks with Division between Original Team Arrow and not-OTA. Synopsis: Despite losing half his team, Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) remains confident that he, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Diggle (David [...]

SEASON 13: SUPERNATURAL’s Wayward Sisters Save Sam & Dean Winchester in Two Weeks

Sam and Dean…they’re missing. My name is Claire Novak. They saved me once. Now I’m going to save them. Claire and Kaia Behind the scenes. Supernatural gets Wayward as ……in two weeks. Synopsis: When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) go missing, Jody Mills (Kim Rhodes) calls Claire Novak (Kathryn Newton), the rebellious rogue hunter, [...]

SEASON 4: Innocent or Guilty? THE FLASH Returns on January 16th With The Trial of The Flash

Innocent or guilty? The Trial of #TheFlash begins January 16 on The CW. — The Flash (@CW_TheFlash) January 3, 2018 Then don’t lie. Tell everyone you’re The Flash — Cecile to Barry Allen. If everyone knew my secret we’d never be able to stop running — Barry to Iris. As Barry’s trial for the [...]

TV MOVIE: Rob Lowe Expect to Direct & Star in Lifetime’s THE BAD SEED in Vancouver This Spring

Rob Lowe will do double duty on a reimagining of the cult horror film The Bad Seed. Lowe will direct and star as the father who must protect his seemingly perfect daughter Emma from hurting people. Written by Barbara Marshall and produced by the Wolper Organization, Lifetime’s Bad Seed is expected to film in Vancouver [...]

TONIGHT: THE X-FILES Season 11 with Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Premieres

Updated: Where did we leave agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully? On a Washington, D.C. bridge with Mulder apparently dying from an alien virus unleashed on the world and an immune Scully desperate to save him. We pick up not long after the cliffhanger with the roles reversed. Mulder is driving around town and Scully [...]

SEASON 2: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS With Neil Patrick Harris Streams March 30th on Netflix

There’s no happy endings, not here and not now, this Verse is all Fluctuation and woes, you might dream that justice and peace win the day, but that’s not how the Declaration goes .. . Count Olaf breaks the fourth wall in a A Message from Count Olaf to announce Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events [...]

SEASON 3: Reign (Odette Annable) Rampages as SUPERGIRL (Melissa Benoist) Recovers In Two Weeks

You were warned — Reign. Reign (Odette Annable) continues her rampage on National City as Supergirl stays in a dreamlike state, struggling to recover from her super fight with the Kryptonite. Production filmed Reign stopping a bank robbery in Vancouver’s historic 1911 banking hall in the Penhome Building at Homer & Pender. Got a few [...]

PIRATED: Filmed-in-Vancouver THE FLASH, PRISON BREAK & ARROW in Top Ten Most-Pirated Shows of 2017

It’s a dubious honour but still a huge compliment. Game of Thrones tops the most-pirated show for the sixth year in a row, according to Torrent Freak. Filmed-in-Vancouver The Flash made it on the list for the third year in a row, as did Arrow for the fifth year in a row — but the [...]

25 YEARS: THE X-FILES Fox Mulder & Dana Scully (David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson) Wrap in Vancouver

25 years of The X-Files — 9 seasons. 2 movies. 8 year gap. 2 event series. 25 years of night shoots, 25 years of frozen lips, 25 years of friendship. Happy wrap @davidduchovny. Thanks for taking this ride with me and I’ll see you in January! #TheXFiles — Gillian Anderson (@GillianA) December 22, 2017 [...]