The Toronto-shot series from Prodigy Pictures and creators Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullieis is to air on Syfy and will start shooting in Toronto on Jan. 7.
After partnering to keep Hockey Night in Canada on CBC, both networks have carved out exclusive windows for season four of the Gerry Dee-starrer and the rookie Bruce McCulloch chuckler.
With pilot/CEO Mark Miller at the helm, Discovery’s Edwina Follows said Great Pacific’s aeronautics-themed series pitch had all the right ingredients for the channel’s male-skewing audience.
The ambitious four-parter is based on Nova Scotian folklore captured by an American historian during a 1923 visit to the province and its black communities.
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