Oh, Like Now She Got Zapped Into that Time Machine and She's Like, Travelling Through Time!

I don’t think the value of a Canadian show is contingent on whether it does well in the States, but it is interesting that Being Erica has done quite well since the CBC sold the U.S. broadcast rights to Soapnet (the soap opera cable channel, which is going to get increasingly valuable as soaps are purged from the broadcast networks). The first season attracted 500,000 viewers, a good total for Soapnet, and the second season will premiere in the U.S. this week, accompanied by a View appearance for star Erin Karpluk.

This information comes from The Futon Critic’s interview with Erica creator Jana Sinyor, who talks about the time travel aspect of the show, and wins my respect by shooting down ‘shipper talk about Erica and Dr. Tom.

The subject line is a quote from that great 20th-century philosopher, Wolfman Jack.

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