William J. Corcoran is a Canadian film and television director.As a television director his credits include Friday the 13th, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, 21 Jump Street, Wiseguy, MacGyver, Hope Island, New York Undercover, Mutant X, Stargate SG-1, Pensacola: Wings of Gold and among other series. He has also directed a number of television films.Corcoran graduated from Trent University.
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The Christmas Temp
An out of work artist discovers a special Christmas temp agency that matches her with a handful of festive jobs, but falls into a creative rut while juggling holiday preparations and feelings for the ...
Happily Ever After
When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her fath...
When Troy "Slam" Slamsky loses his girl, love makes a wake-up call and he finds success in the world of online advertising with some hysterical twists on an old theme. Finding a new love who understan...
A gritty MMA fighter is forced into a twisted, underground gambling ring in which he must fight to the death with other MMA fighters in order to save his wife from certain death at the hands of a mani...
Rise of the Gargoyles
Workers involuntarily release a gargoyle that proceeds to behead those who took her eggs (and some who didn't!).
Do you believe in ghosts? Well, whether you do or not, you'll want to tune in for this superspooky flick that takes you inside an abandoned -- and possibly haunted! -- women's prison. A skeptic and he...
A set of vipers has been taken by scientists to mutate them to make a cure for cancer. As their experiment goes awry, the vipers escape into the woods - they're not only biting people, they're actuall...
Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreat...
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Set in a quiet town where locals and summer visitors mingle, and relationships change as quickly as the tide. Will the hot days of summer prove long enough to resolve the abundant seduction and scanda...
A Job to Kill For
The senior creative executive at a top advertising agency seems to have it all. But when he takes on a protégée to save a major account, he gets far more help than he bargained for.
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Just Cause is an award-winning Canadian legal drama television series produced by Mind's Eye Entertainment. Filming was done in Vancouver, British Columbia but the series is set in San Francisco, Cali...
Adventure Inc. is a dramatised adventure television series produced primarily in Canada which aired from 30 September 2002 to 12 May 2003. It was a co-production of Fireworks Entertainment, Tribune En...
When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the...
Left Behind II: Tribulation Force
The sequel to the blockbuster "Left Behind". It is two weeks after the Rapture, and those who were left behind must band together to form the Tribulation Force and will prepare themselves for the wors...
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Mutant X was a science fiction television series that aired from 2001 to 2001. The show centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic enginee...
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Code Name: Eternity
Code Name: Eternity is a Canadian science fiction series that ran for 26 episodes starting in 1999. It was later shown on the Sci Fi Channel in the United States. The plot involves an alien scientist...
The Immortal is a Canadian television series which aired from October 2000 to June 2001 and had 22 episodes.
A teenager goes to desperate lengths to get attention when her mother gives birth to quints.
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The Canadian/ American science fiction television series First Wave was filmed in British Columbia, Canada, and aired on theSci-fi Channel from 1998 to 2001. Chris Brancato co-written an early version...
In the tradition of THE WILD BUNCH and THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN comes this fast paced, action filled western with unforgettable performances by an all star cast: Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Travis...
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Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving...
Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension
A new mystery begins for two young boys in the seemingly ordinary town of Eerie, Indiana as they experience strange and interesting phenomena.
Prey is a science-fiction television series that aired for one season in 1998 on ABC. The series starred Debra Messing, Adam Storke, Larry Drake, Frankie Faison, James Morrison, and Vincent Ventresca....
Moonlight Becomes You
A famous high- fashion photographer is in love with a professor and will be married. She met his stepmother who had been without seeing him for 30 years at the party. One day the stepmother is found m...
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Pensacola: Wings of Gold
Pensacola: Wings of Gold is a syndicated American action/adventure drama series based at the Naval Air Station Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida.
After the events of the feature film, the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. One of more t...
A Walton Easter
In 1969, John-Boy is a TV news anchorperson in New York and he is in the throes of writing a new book. He and a very pregnant Janet are making plans to return to Walton's Mountain for the celebration ...
Too Close To Home
A mother is so consumed with a possessive love for her son that she may have committed murder in order to keep him by her side. When the son's new wife is found murdered, the mother is arrested for th...
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
A female prosecutor notices a woman in a plastic surgeon's waiting room who looks strikingly like a girl who was murdered more than ten years earlier. An investigation into the plastic surgeon grows m...
A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story
The story of Dan Jansen, champion speed skater, who confronts the challenges in his life.
Portraits of a Killer
An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is...
Dancing In The Dark
Anna Forbes suffers an attack and sexual abuse by her father-in-law. But when she overcomes her fear and tells her husband Mark what happened he does not believe her, choosing instead to believe his f...
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story
This highly-rated television film covers the life of American movie/TV/pop music idol Annette Funicello. The movie starts with the move of her family from New York to California, where in 1955 shy Ann...
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New York Undercover
New York Undercover is an American police drama The series stars Detective J.C. Williams and Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York City's Fourth Precinct who were assigned to i...
She Led Two Lives
A married woman is reunited with her childhood sweetheart, and marries him too, forcing her to live two lives at once.
Web of Deceit
Real-life husband and wife Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays play a couple whose life is torn apart by the disappearance of their new-born son. When a bloodstained baby's blanket is found in the back of ...
Survive The Night
On their way home from Brooklyn, psychiatrist Vic, daughter Julie and sister Stacey run short of gas. They leave the highway to search for a petrol station - but end up erring around in South Bronx. A...
Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story
A client's claims of incest cause an attorney to remember the traumas she suffered when she was a sexually abused child. Instead of debilitating her, it only motivates the lawyer to fight harder to ch...
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Human Target is an American action drama television series broadcast by ABC in the United States. It is based on the comic book character of the same title created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino, a...
Mann & Machine
Mann & Machine is an American science fiction/police drama series that aired for nine episodes on NBC from April 5, 1992 to July 14, 1992.
Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls
King Edward asks Sherlock Holmes to perform one more task before his retirement: to safeguard the Star of Africa on a trip to Cape Town. Soon the fabled jewel is stolen and several people end up being...
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Street Justice is an American action crime drama series starring Carl Weathers and Bryan Genesse. The series began airing in syndication in 1991, and was canceled in 1993 after two seasons.
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E.A.R.T.H. Force is an American action adventure television series starring Gil Gerard. The series aired 3 episodes on CBS from September 16, 1990, to September 29, 1990, before being canceled due to ...
Equal Justice was a television legal drama broadcast in the United States by ABC from March 27, 1990 to July 3, 1991. This series details on the lives of the district attorney's office in Pittsburgh,...
Police drama involving a team of young Los Angeles undercover cops posing as bikers to nail street
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Booker is an American crime drama series starring Richard Grieco that aired on the Fox Network from September 24, 1989 to May 6, 1990. The series is a spin-off of 21 Jump Street and the second install...
Hard Time on Planet Earth
Hard Time on Planet Earth is an American science fiction series that aired on CBS as a midseason replacement in 1989. Airing for 13 episodes, the series starred Martin Kove and was created by Jim and ...
Unsub is an American television series that aired on NBC from February 3 to April 14, 1989. The series centers around an elite FBI forensic team that investigates serial murderers and other violent cr...
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My Secret Identity
My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in synd...
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional Italian city nei...
21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street revolves around a group of young cops who would use their youthful appearance to go undercover and solve crimes involving teenagers and young adults.
J.J. Starbuck is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC from September 1987 to June 1988. The series follows cornpone-spouting Jerome Jeremiah "J.J." Starbuck, a billionaire Texan who wears ...
Friday the 13th: The Series
Micki and Ryan with the help of their friend Jack attempt to recover cursed antiques so they can store them in safety inside the antique store's vault.
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Angus MacGyver works as a troubleshooter for the Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles and as an agent for a United States government agency, the Department of External Services. Educated as a scientist, ...
The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents
The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1985 to 1986, and on the USA Network from 1987 to 1989. The series is an updated re-imagining of the classic 19...
Ticket to Heaven
David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling...
When boredom, pride and a mad second of misjudgement leaves a hunter shot dead by one of five combat veterans also hunting in the Canadian hills, it is expected a police investigation will follow, but...
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