Hell Wins Alberta Film & TV Award; Tim Guinee Talks Tightrope Walking
This week, Hell on Wheels wins the Alberta Film & TV award for best drama, while Tim Guinee chats with the Calgary Herald about the high wire. Plus, CarterMatt wants an Emmy nomination for Robin McLeavy. Read on for more:
• The Calgary Herald says that Hell on Wheels won the Alberta Film and Television Award for Best Dramatic Series.
• Tim Guinee is interviewed by the Calgary Herald about his experience as a tightrope walker and his recent meeting with Rick Wallenda of the famed Flying Wallendas.
• CarterMatt believes Robin McLeavy deserves an Emmy nod: "For any actor, the ultimate achievement is having us care so much for someone, even if we are powerless to their fate. This is what happens with Eva every episode she appears."
• Variety talks to the Hell on Wheels production sound mixer, who says nearly all of Season 4's episodes were shot on location, so he captures sound with body mics on the actors since "period costumes and materials are very friendly in terms of hiding them."
• TVLine reports that Hell on Wheels will return with the first half of its 14-episode season on July 18, with the second half airing in Summer 2016.
• The Calgary Herald explains Hell on Wheels' effect on Alberta's economy, as well as the film and TV industry's position as a "steady economic driver" in the province.
• CarterMatt highlights AMC's video preview of its upcoming shows, including Hell on Wheels.
• TV Shows on DVD spotlights the front box art for the Season 4 DVD and Blu-ray.
• World Screen reports that subscribers of Australia's Presto TV and Presto Entertainment will be able to watch Seasons 1 through 4.
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