Tag Archives: A&E

YOUR SHOOT: BATES MOTEL’s Gothic House Gets a New Roof

Photo by Scott White/@NightStormDraco. Not long after filming of Bates Motel season one wrapped last January, the Aldergrove 12-room motel and gothic house set on 272nd Street near the U.S. border was wrapped in plastic to protect it from the elements and security fences erected around it. Some time later, after A&E renewed the show, [...]

COMIC-CON NEWS: BATES MOTEL Panel with Freddie Highmore & Vera Farmiga – Updated

Saturday, July 20, 2013. 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Room 6A Bates Motel panel opened with a missing Freddie Highmore (Norman Bates) . His absence is explained in the video gag reel, where Highmore drops by the writers room during the hiatus only to learn he has been written out of the show in season 2 to [...]

COMIC-CON SKED: BATES MOTEL Fans Can Check in For Panel

Two weeks from today, Bates Motel fans can check in to the San Diego Comic-Con panel on Saturday, July 20th. Will they find out if Freddie Highmore’s Norman Bates really killed his teacher Miss Watson? Could that be what’s in the new exclusive footage? Highmore will be joined on the panel by Vera Farmiga (his [...]

START DATES: Vancouver Filming of American 2013-14 Season TV Shows – Revised

Dates subject to change. Big American network and cable TV series return to Vancouver this summer, with out-of-the-box hit Arrow scheduled to start filming of its second season on July 10th; horror hit Supernatural of its ninth season on July 11th; modern fairy tale series Once Upon a Time of its third season on July 11th; super-powered [...]

PALEY FEST: BATES MOTEL Panel with Cast and Creators at Paley Center

“This show strikes me as a cross between Twin Peaks and The X Files. What is it about Vancouver that is so creepy?” — moderator Shawn Ryan. At the Bates Motel evening last Friday night at the Paley Center — Reimagining a Cinema Icon – showrunner Carlton Cuse joked about how they’d “ripped off Twin Peaks” [...]

WEEK: April 29 – May 5, 2013

Sunday, May 5th – Red Widow finale The Hit 1×08 Convinced that Schiller (Goran Visnjic) murdered her husband, Marta (Radha Mitchell) asks for help with a revenge plot. But it turns out Schiller didn’t make her a widow. Her own father did because he didn’t want to lose his grandkids. Unfortunately no one tells Natalie (Erin [...]

SHOOT: Norma & Deputy Sheriff Shelby Hook Up at BATES MOTEL in Aldergrove for 1×04

Bates Motel has been renewed for a second season. The one and only time I visited the 12-room motel and gothic house set in Aldergrove last year happened to be the day that Bates Motel filmed Norma’s estranged son Dylan catching her and Deputy Sheriff Zach Shelby coming out of a motel room after a [...]

WEEK: April 8-14, 2013

Sunday, April 14th – Once Upon a Time recap The Price of Magic airs, narrated by Alan Dale with help from showrunners Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz. Sunday, Arpil 14th – Bravo pilot  Rita  with Anna Gunn (Breaking Brad) and Josh Hamilton films at West Vancouver Community Centre. Saturday, Arpil 13th – First Weekend Club [...]

WEEK: April 1-7, 2013

Sunday, April 7th – Feature film Words & Pictures with Clive Owen & Juliette Binoche spends weekend filming at St. George’s private school in Vancouver. Saturday, April 6th – Once Upon a Time season two wrap party attended by showrunners Adam Horowitz & Eddy Kitsis. Saturday, April 6th – Arrow films 1×22 in the Telus Tower [...]

WEEK: March 18-24, 2013

Sunday, March 24th – Red Widow 1×05 The Recorder airs, starring Radha Mitchell & Goran Visnijic. Marta wears a wire. Sunday, March 24th – Once Upon a Time 2×18 Selfless, Brave and True about the return of August airs. Eion Bailey & Michael Raymond-James film Manhattan flashbacks in Gastown for it. And there were later scenes filmed in Fort Langley of wooden [...]

BIG READ: Hitchcockian BATES MOTEL Debuts on A&E Tonight

Published March 18, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome. The Bates Motel set out in Aldergrove on 272nd Street is the spitting image of the 12-room Seafarer motel and Gothic house set from Alfred Hitchcock’s horror classic Psycho, except for the missing top of the Bates house which was CGIed in post-production for tonight’s premiere on A&E.  This [...]