This Week’s Podcast: bye-bye world tour B list

Scott Thompson at Hamilton Talk Radio CHML has many questions this week about my October travels to the four “B” letter culture capitols of the world–Burbank, Buenos Aires, Budapest and, of course, Brampton. All together I traveled 24,354 miles or 39,190 kms in October–not counting runs to Etobicoke. Scott seemed concerned about jet lag. His first clue… Read on



This Week’s Podcast: World TV Tour hits Europe

TV Feeds My Family continues to span the globe to bring you the latest TV tales.  Scott Thompson at Hamilton’s CHML wanted to know what the deal was with my frequent flyer frenzy. I bring him up to date on my recent trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where Canwest–er, Shaw Media–flew a group of Canadian journalists… Read on


This week’s Podcasts: LA set visits

With all this Globe hopping (barely back from Buenos Aires, today I’m off to Budapest), TVFMF is way behind in the podcast posting. Here are a couple of recent radio chats. First up is last week’s yakkity-yak with CHML’s Scott Thompson. We talk about the death of “Mr. C” Tom Bosley and my recent trip to… Read on


This Week’s Podcast: Talk of travel and Ritter

Spoke with CHML’s Scott Thompson about my trip to Los Angeles courtesy Citytv. The Rogers-owned network is anxious to promote some of their rookie imports, including The Event and Undercovers. Scott also wants to know how I scored a trip to Argentina. I’ve been invited to join a few Canadian journalists later this week on the… Read on



This Week’s Podcast: all over the dial

CHML’s Scott Thompson tricks me by opening this week’s podcast with a theme to a current TV series. I draw a blank and kick myself later. See if you can name that tune. You can listen in here.Scott asks about Dragon’s Den and wants to know why the show does so well. Good question, especially since… Read on


This Week’s Podcast: Oprah OWN’s Canada

The familiar Hawaii FIVE-0 theme blares off the top of this week’s chat with CHML’s Scott Thompson. You can listen in here.I confirm that the producers did briefly consider changing the theme with a rock guitar update, but thankfully sanity prevailed and the new show went with the classic orchestral version.Scott also asks if Stephen… Read on


This Week’s Podcasts: swag feeds my family

CHML’s Scott Thompson has a new timeslot. The Hamilton Talk Radio host now works the noon to 3 shift. Last week (way behind here at TVFMF with all the crush of Fall Launch copy), Scott wanted to know all about the swag Fox has been sending critics in the mail to promote their fall season.… Read on


This Week’s Podcasts: fall launch & TIFF talk

Scott Thompson at Hamilton’s CHML wanted to know how the heck TV Boy got invited to hang out with all the cool filk folk at the Canadian Film Centre’s annual TIFF BBQ last Sunday. I confess I’m lost among the beautiful people and still using the line that the only ribs on display at that BBQ are on the… Read on