North America was certainly ready for Laverne & Shirley when the series premiered in 1976. It arrived as the ABC network soared from perennial also-ran status become the No. 1 US network for several years. Powering them there were the breezy comedies created by Garry Marshall, including Happy Days, the series that introduced the characters

When I was a young lad in the 1960s growing up in the wilds of Etobicoke, Bobby Hull was the greatest thing on skates. He passed away Monday at 84. The muscular left winger was power personified on ice, lifting you out of your seat with end-to-end rushes and a cannonating slapshot. It was an

A lot of viewers in Canada and elsewhere were curious enough about Kitty and Red to check out the premiere of That ’90s Show last week on Netflix. The sitcom, which advanced the storyline on That ’70s Show by, surprise, 20 years, debuted on the worldwide Netflix list with 41.08M hours viewed. Ginny & Georgia

An overnight, estimated 1,867,000 CTV viewers watched the Buffalo Bills lose to the Cincinnati Bengals in NFL Sunday night playoff action. The late afternoon’s disappointing end to the Bills season drew just about the same number of Canadian viewers as the evening prime time NFL playoff game Sunday. That’s where San Francisco 49ers defeated the

North America was certainly ready for Laverne & Shirley when the series premiered in 1976. It arrived as the ABC network soared from perennial also-ran status become the No. 1 US network for several years. Powering them there were the breezy comedies created by Garry Marshall, including Happy Days, the series that introduced the characters

When I was a young lad in the 1960s growing up in the wilds of Etobicoke, Bobby Hull was the greatest thing on skates. He passed away Monday at 84. The muscular left winger was power personified on ice, lifting you out of your seat with end-to-end rushes and a cannonating slapshot. It was an

Probably the only time you ever wish you were a bit older is when you are in Grade Seven. That’s where I was in 1969. That summer, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young played their second-ever gig — at Woodstock. I was not at Woodstock. I was in Etobicoke. At Our Lady of Peace elementary school

I don’t think I ever met anyone who had a bad word to say about David Onley. The Citytv television journalist and former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario died January 15 in Toronto. He was 72. Onley was stricken with Polio at the age of three, resulting in partial paralysis. Starting his on-camera career in 1984

The NBC western Bonanza ended a thirteen-and-a-half season run on this date in January of 1973 – 50 years ago today. I was reminded of the milestone by someone who should know: Andrew J. Klyde, archivist, historian and attorney for Bonanza Ventures which controls merchandising and licensing worldwide for the series. Bonanza had been one

Barbara Walters was a one-person powerhouse on network television for so many decades, dating back to the 1950s. Then, in 2014, after steering The View to impressive daytime ratings for over a dozen years, she retired and completely stepped out of the spotlight. The reports of her death Friday in New York at 93, therefore,