Broderick…Broderick…

If you haven’t seen it already on YouTube, the full Matthew Broderick “Ferris Bueller” Super Bowl ad that was teased earlier is posted above. It is for a car company, and it is a nice nod to the John Hughes original. Be sure to stick around to the very end.The two-and-a-half-minute spot had already been… Read on



TONIGHT: HBO’s Luck on the right track

Farina (left) and Hoffman both shine in HBO’s Luck Luck has arrived. The HBO drama about life at a racetrack premieres tonight at 10 p.m. on HBO and HBO Canada.The series boasts a terrific cast: Dustin Hoffman as mob boss Chester “Ace” Bernstein (fresh out of the slammer and not too happy), Nick Nolte as… Read on


TONIGHT: end of the road for NBC’s Chuck

Tonight, NBC finally puts Chuck out of its misery. The action comedy, which has somehow lasted five seasons, goes out with a two hour finale (8 p.m., NBC/CHCH).Never a hit, the series about a Geek Squad computer nerd-turned-international spy (played by Zachary Levi) was on the verge of cancellation after two seasons when fans mounted… Read on


This week’s podcast: Bueller… Bueller?

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wanted to know how much 30 second spots will be going for on this year’s Super Bowl. I didn’t know so I said forty-five dollars. Amazingly, this got a laugh.The actual average amount Fox is charging advertisers is $3.5 million per 30-second spot. One reportedly sold for $4 million. Both… Read on



Canada left out of Steinberg’s Inside Comedy

Larry David, Tim Conway and David Steinberg taking TCA Inside Comedy Tonight, Inside Comedy premieres on Showtime. It`s hosted and executive produced by Winnipeg-native David Steinberg. It`s funny and insightful and offers great up close and personal moments with comedy icons like Martin Short (from Hamilton, Ont.). Too bad it isn’t inside Canada. No Canadian… Read on


TONIGHT: Kiefer Sutherland connects in Touch

Touch twosome David Mazouz and Kiefer Sutherland Not many stars could get away with headlining a TV show called Touch. You wouldn’t catch, say, Charlie Sheen doing a show called Touch.Maybe that was what Kiefer Sutherland, who stars in tonight’s sneak peak at Touch, was saying to Sheen two weeks ago when the two old… Read on


TONIGHT: Helgenberger checks out of CSI

Wednesday is Marg Helgenberger’s last day on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. After 12 seasons and over 250 episodes, the 52-year-old actress is the latest to leave the long-running forensic crime drama. Her final episode is entitled, “Willows in the Wind” (10 p.m., CTV and CBS).Helgenberger is leaving to open a string of fast food restaurants.… Read on


VIDEO: Are you there at NBC Lenny Clarke?

Lenny Clarke is one of the all time funniest TCA press conference dudes ever. His sessions with former Rescue Me boss and co-star Denis Leary are legendary. Never has the F-bomb been dropped so many times in one session. So his appearance at the Winter 2012 TCA press tour was the best part, for me… Read on