CBC Television Network


Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 2010

Broadcast Medium: Television

Abroad was a pilot written by Globe and Mail columnist Leah McLaren, based on her experiences as a London-based reporter.   The storyline had Amy Pearce, a Canadian reporter, trying to understand English men while working in a junior position in a London newspaper. The lead role was played by Liane Balaban.

 The pilot co-starred Sean Cullen as an eccentric editor, with Maury Chaykin playing the owner of the newspaper. Leah McLaren was the Executive Producer.

 The two-hour pilot was broadcast on March 14th 2010.

The program was not included in the CBC’s February 13th 2011 announcement of the programs for their fall 2011 schedule.

Written by Pip Wedge – February, 2010