This week’s podcast: Peters has no love for Noah

This week, AM900CHML’s Scott Thompson gets into this latest Trevor Noah controversy: that he is a joke stealer. Leading this charge is Brampton’s own Russell Peters, who claims Noah swiped some of his stand up material. Wow–bitter stand-up comedians, who’d a thunk it? Comics are a sensitive lot when it comes to their material, so there… Read on

This week’s podcast: end of the road for Top Gear’s Clarkson

This week, AM900 CHML’s Scott Thompson starts things off by asking about Jeremy Clarkson, until recently the main host of the BBC hit motoring series Top Gear. Clarkson recently ran afoul of his broadcaster after one temper tantrum too many and was informed March 25 that his contract will not be renewed. This after not enough… Read on

Review: The Late Late Show with James Corden

It really isn’t fair to review a late night talk show after one episode. It took Conan O’Brien six months to a year to find his rhythm. Larry Wilmore new Comedy Central series continues to evolve. Still, if Corden’s mission was to establish himself as a clear alternative Monday it was pretty much mission accomplished.… Read on

Tonight: come for the Oscars, stay for Kimmel’s “After the Oscars” party

Sunday is the 87th annual Academy Awards 8:30 p.m. ET, ABC, CTV). We’re supposed to just call them the Oscars now, just like we’re supposed to stop using roman numerals for Super Bowl’s after next year’s Lth, but screw that. If you love shampoo ads, there’s a 90-minute red carpet pre-show. Ninety minutes!! So five hours… Read on

SNL’s 40th: Michaels hosts the ultimate high school reunion

There was a lot of disappointment Sunday night, on Twitter at least, in Eddie Murphy’s return to Saturday Night Live. He was lionized by Chris Rock, walked out the door and down the steps past the band, and basically took a bow. It was anticlimactic, like when Dave Keon finally returned to Maple Leaf Gardens.… Read on

Late night joke of the week

From Tuesday’s The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Fallon, whose show originates from Los Angeles all this week, finally gets to jam with his hero Neil Young. An epic “Old Man” duet.

This week’s podcast: Reege up way past his bedtime on Late Late Show

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wants to know, “What the hell is going on here?” He’s not asking about CTV’s decision to slap the second season return of Masterchef Canada into the coveted post-Super Bowl timeslot. Are they hoping for a lot of turnovers?? The last-minute decision came about due to a sex scandal surrounding an… Read on

Late night joke of the week

From Monday’s Conan (TBS, CTV 1:30 a.m.) The Northeast right now is being hit with a major snowstorm. Forecasters say people have not seen a white out like this since last week’s Oscar nominations.