CW Seed-grown series Backpackers pulled by TV network
CW Network’s web-to-TV incubation model hits a snag as the digital-bred show sees low ratings among 18-49 demo.
CTV launches digital originals platform
CTV Extend will be free to consumers and feature original content like Backpackers and Space Riders: Division Earth.
CW sets debut air date for Backpackers
The U.S. network will launch the Canadian import on July 14 as a summer series airing Monday nights.
Backpackers picked up by CW Network
Production company Shaftesbury will retain international distribution rights on the series, which will begin shooting additional content for the 10-episode, half-hour TV season next week in Canada.