Radio & Television

CHUM orders three new dramas

TORONTO – Three new home-grown dramas have been ordered by CHUM Television. The shows are: The Murdoch Mysteries, a 13-episode spin off of the hugely-successful made-for-television movie franchise; Blood Ties, based on the popular Tanya Huff vampire novels; and the mystery series Across the River to Motor City. "CHUM has a long history of support for homegrown production and these series will see us further our commitment to developing Canadian drama that connects with our viewers," said Roma Khanna, senior vice-president, content, CHUM Television, in a release. "We will be bringing our audiences three exciting new programs that are set...