This week, CTV released the names of the 20 people participating in the seventh edition of The Amazing Race Canada. The nation’s most popular summer show returns Tuesday, July 2 on CTV. The ten new teams are as follows: Aarthy & Thinesh: Aarthy Ketheeswaran, 25, and Thinesh Kumarakulasingam, 28, are described as a competitive and

Earlier this month at the Corus Upfront in Toronto, I had the good fortune to meet and interview two of the stars of The Young and the Restless: Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman, left) and Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman). Their long-running CBS daytime serial is still one of the most popular shows on Global, ranking

Wednesday, Bell Media announced that the 6th game of the NBA finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors will be carried on the main CTV network as well as on TSN. This follows Rogers’ decision to broadcast Monday’s Game 5, one-point win by the Warriors on not just their Sportsnet stations but

Sunday’s Game Six of the Stanley Cup finals shows that there are still some Canadians watching hockey this spring — just not as many as are watching basketball. The Boston Bruins victory over the St. Louis Blues Sunday to force a seventh and deciding game drew 1,332,000 viewers on CBC, 1,079,000 on Sportsnet National and

The key graphic from CTV’s 93-minute upfront stage presentation Thursday at the Sony was a variation on a trick chief show fetcher Mike Costentio has used before: a giant chart showing the Top 50 highest-rated single episodes over the past 12 months. It shows that The Big Bang Theory occupied 24 of those 50 spots,

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Earlier this month at the Corus Upfront in Toronto, I had the good fortune to meet and interview two of the stars of The Young and the Restless: Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman, left) and Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman). Their long-running CBS daytime serial is still one of the most popular shows on Global, ranking

This month marks the 50th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s recording of the single “Give Peace a Chance” in a Montreal hotel room. The makeshift studio was Room 1742 of the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in the heart of the city, where the Lennons drew press from all around the world with their

How vital a figure was John Logie Baird in the invention of television? It was once quipped in the UK that, in the years since Logie’s work helped make commercial television a reality, “TV had gone from Baird to worse.” Saturday in Toronto, the Scottish-born inventor was saluted at Moses Znaimer’s MZTV Museum where a