My world of 16mm TV shows and welcome to it

Thanks to artist in the family Katie Brioux for the logo, above Welcome to TV on Film, a website that grew out of a 16mm film collection. As friends and readers of TV Feeds My Family may know, I’ve been collecting 16mm films for years. Sixteen millimeter is those large reels that, way back in… Read on

A million thanks

Receiving the Odor of Canada Sometime last weekend, TV Feeds My Family passed a bit of an Internet milestone: over a million page views. That’s like twice the population of Brampton! I swear it’s not all my mom checking in, my parents don’t even own a computer.Many thanks to everyone who stops by and takes… Read on

Good times with Humble & Fred 2.0

I was invited to be a guest Friday on Humble &, the latest venture of Toronto radio dudes “Humble” Howard Glassman and Brampton’s own Fred Patterson. You can listen to the entire hour-long podcast here.Glassman and Patterson have a solid fan base among Torontonians who enjoyed them for years on CFNY-FM, 102.1 The Edge,… Read on

Traveling to the top of the globe to bring the news

WHITEHORSE, YUKON–Usually when I do my weekly radio chat with Scott Thompson he’s on Hamilton’s CHML AM900. Monday, however, Scott was working the evening shift over at Corus sister station AM640 in Toronto. So you’d think I would go talk to him in person in the studio, right? Wrong Arctic Char breath.Monday was a travel… Read on

Cavanagh, Bellows do Christmas in July

BEVERLY HILLS, CA–If you spot Tom Cavanagh on the streets of Toronto today, wish him luck. The former Ed star is competing in an Iron Man marathon Sunday, a challenge he’s tackling along with a bunch of his Queens University pals who are also turning 40 this year. Cavanagh looked in shape at press tour a few… Read on now also Feeds My Family

If you’ve come here looking for the weekly Canadian TV ratings, follow me here to The folks at The Toronto Star have teamed up with in an expanded content sharing deal, and I’ve been invited to join the team providing TV coverage every week. You’ll still find out how The Big Bang Theory (over 3.2 million… Read on

Japan, Egypt and Libya test News Networks

Where did you first learn about the devastation in Japan? For me it was through social media, Facebook postings, Twitter feeds. And while TV is still where most viewers turn to see coverage in times of disaster, it seems more and more redundant to do so. What was on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, CBC News Network… Read on

This Week’s Podcast: more Bowl blather

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wanted my take on CTV’s Super Bowl broadcast. “Could we have seen any more promos for Flashpoint?” Scott asks. He also wondered about that half time show. We both agreed’s plastic Devo head was a nice touch.The two of us also yak about the Super Bowl ads and why they’re so… Read on