You never read stories about them. They’re rarely trending on social media. Still, two million (mostly older) Canadians a week are still watching hour-long dramas or half-hour sitcom imports on old-fashioned broadcast television stations. The Good Doctor wins most week’s CTV simulcasts a new episode of the series. The fact 9-1-1 and 9-1-1: Lonestar land

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Christopher Plummer, the talented stage and screen star best known for playing opposite Julie Andrews in “The Sound of Music,” died Friday at his home in Connecticut. The cause of death was a blow to the head as the result of a fall. He was 91. He’s the only Canadian so far to have won

It’s getting to the point where I don’t want to even open my phone in the morning in order to avoid seeing who passed away in the night. Talk about Groundhog Day. Every time Wiarton Willie sees his shadow eight more celebrities die. Yesterday came news that Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on Saved by

You type a lot of obits these days when you work the TV beat. This one hits home harder than most — Jim Bawden. It was Bawden’s TV column I read in the Toronto Star back when I was in high school and college. He covered the medium in print for 40 years (including an

I am a little obsessed with a show called The Courtship of Eddie’s Father. That was the reason why, one year ago following a Television Critics Association press tour session, I followed Cicely Tyson out into the hall. Way back in the late ’60s, the distinguished actress was a guest star on an early episode