16 television shows are scheduled for production in and around Vancouver during February. From Herbie to local favourite Riverdale, here’s what to look forward to in the upcoming 30 days.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
- Season 3 – until April 20
The beloved childhood adaptation stars Neil Patrick Harris is airing Season 2 on Netflix on March 30 while production for Season 3 continues.
- Neil Patrick Harris Enjoys Anniversary with Husband in BC
- Neil Patrick Harris Looking for Penthouse in Vancouver
First look at #ASOUE Season 2.
— A Series of Unfortunate Events (@UnfortunateTV) December 7, 2017
- Season 6 – until April 26
The staple DC Comics superhero show on The CW spawned spinoff shows The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow which all also film in Vancouver. An animated spinoff series, Vixen, was also created for the web.
My wife just texted at the insistence of our daughter to let me know that she just coughed and tooted at the same time.
— Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) January 22, 2018
- Season 1 – until April 24
History Channel’s new UFO drama is based on the real-life Project Blue Book conducted by the US Air Force. It stars Irish actor Aidan Gillen known for playing Littlefinger in HBO’s Game of Thrones and Michael Harney known for playing Sam Healy in Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black. Also starring is local actress Laura Mennell from Mission, BC. The 37-year-old has also recently appeared in other Vancouver-filmed shows like The Man in the High Castle and Van Helsing.
- Season 3 – until February 16
The dystopian near-future LA-set show moved to Vancouver for production for its third season. One of the sci-fi drama’s creators is the executive producer and co-showrunner of Lost, Carlton Cuse.
— Brandon_Arnold (@Brandon_Arnold) January 24, 2018
- Season 1 – February 12 to March 24
Herbie the Love Bug is back on the small screen in this reboot series of the beloved automobile character for Disney XD. The franchise started off with the 1968 Disney film The Love Bug and also includes a TV show and TV movie. The sixth and last film was in 2005 starring Lindsay Lohan.
— What's Filming (@WhatsFilming) January 8, 2018
Legends of Tomorrow
- Season 3 – until February 26
After the last season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow wrapped, Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller went on to film the revival season of Prison Break in Vancouver as well.
Our hiatus is a great time to highlight the incredible work that goes on behind the scenes – starting with our AMAZING costume department! Each costume is designed and handmade by our team. Check out the looks below from S3. Can you name which episodes these 3 outfits are from? pic.twitter.com/Ql07vPJQVD
— Legends of Tomorrow Writers Room (@LoTWritersRoom) January 19, 2018
Once Upon a Time
- Season 7 – until April 2
Lana Parrila (Regina), Robert Carlyle (Rumple) and Colin O’Donoghue (Captain Hook) as OUAT veterans are joined by newcomers Mekia Cox (Tiana), Adelaide Kane (Drizella), Rose Reynolds (Alice), Dania Ramirez (Cinderella), Andrew J. West (older Henry) and Gabrielle Anwar (Lady Tremaine).
— Once Upon A Time (@OnceABC) January 23, 2018
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists *rumoured
- Pilot episode – starting Feburary 21
The Perfectionists, is a spinoff to the hit show Pretty Little Liars and said to take place in the Pacific Northwest. It could be a reunion for some of the actresses as PLL star Lucy Hale just wrapped up filming Season 1 of her new show Life Sentence here in Vancouver.
— What's Filming (@WhatsFilming) January 22, 2018
- Season 2 – until March 21
- Riverdale filming locations
- Riverdale cast arrives in Vancouver for Season 2
- Pictures of Mark Consuelos, Kelly Rippa and family enjoying Vancouver
— rae aquino (@thesweetmystery) January 21, 2018
- Season 3 – until April 28
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Supergirl! Adrian Pasdar, Carl Lumbly and Erica Durance join the third seas. Check out some behind-the-scenes action and stunt scenes on set this past Spring: ‘Supergirl’ Explodes A Cop Car At Robson Square
- Season 13 – until April 19
Vancouver’s longest-running show is now getting a spinoff series titled ‘Wayward Sisters’ starring Supernatural alum Kim Rhodes, Briana Buckmaster,Kathryn Newton and Katherine Ramdeen.
- Season 1 – until July 23
Rachel Bilson stars as Ella alongside Eddie Cibrian as Eddie in Take Two. The crime comedy-drama was picked up for a straight-to-series order by ABC late last year. Bilson played Summer Roberts in The O.C. and Dr. Zoe Hart in Hart of Dixie while Cibrian can be recongized from Third Watch, Sunset Beach, The Young and The Restless and CSI: Miami.
- Season 4 – until April 21
The spin-off to Arrow is an uber fan favourite sci-fi action show starring Grant Gustin as Barry Allen aka Flash.
— Hollywood North Buzz (@yvrshoots) January 23, 2018
The Good Doctor
- Season 1 – until March 1
Daniel Dae Kim recently announced his departure from CBS’s Hawaii 5-0, but that’s okay since he’ll be busy producing his new show for The Good Doctor starring Freddie Highmore for ABC. The pilot shot around town last spring.
- Season 3 – February 19 to June 22
Season 3 of Van Helsing starring Kelly Overton picks up where it left off with the re-imagining of Dracula mythology. The series pits Vanessa Helsing, daughter of vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, against a vampire ravaged world.
— Hollywood North Buzz (@yvrshoots) January 19, 2018
- Pilot episode – February 20 to 27
YouTube Red is shooting a pilot episode for Widow around town this month.The dark drama is about a woman whose husband dies during a rough patch in their marriage.
— What's Filming (@WhatsFilming) January 19, 2018
Four diverse TV shows wrapped up filming in Vancouver last month:
Season 4 of The CW’s crime horror dramedy iZombie finished filming and premieres on February 26.
Season 1 of The CW’s newest comedy-drama Life Sentence starring Lucy Hale finished filming but the premiere has been pushed back until March 7.
— Lucy Hale (@lucyhale) January 23, 2018
Season 5 of The CW’s post-apocalyptic drama The 100 finished filming and is set to premiere on April 24.
— Jason Rothenberg (@JRothenbergTV) January 10, 2018
Season 4 of Lifetime’s reality series satire UnReal finished filming and premieres on February 27.
Two relocating productions, two brand new shows and one mini-series are scheduled to start filming in Vancouver next month.
Trial & Error
Season 2 of NBC’s mockumentary sitcom Trial & Error is relocating production to Vancouver. The show is set in South Carolina.
— Lindsay B (@lemon_buzz) December 13, 2017
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
This highly anticipated Netflix reboot was originally scheduled to start filming its first season order in town on February 19. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina been pushed back by one month until March 19.
— RobertoAguirreSacasa (@WriterRAS) January 24, 2018
Facebook’s first ever original scripted drama Sacred Lies is scheduled for production in town this Spring.
— What's Filming (@WhatsFilming) January 17, 2018
CBS’s sci-fi thriller Salvation shot its first season in Toronto and makes the move to Vancouver for its 13-episode second season.
“The drama chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early ’80s and the tragedy that followed when thousands were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood.” – IMDb (Mini-series)
*Production schedules from CRBC and What’s Filming.