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Now that The Winter Olympic Games have almost ended, let the TV games begin. CBC goes for the gold with a five-episode series sandwiched between the Olympics and the start of the NHL playoffs called Caught. The hour-long thriller, based on the bestselling novel by Julia Moore, premieres Monday, Feb. 26, following Murdoch Mysteries in the slot
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves. Those cuff links? CBS Eye logos Here's some news that came Over The Top and straight from the top: CBS CEO Leslie Moonves told industry analysts Thursday that the Eye network's CBS All Access streaming service will cross the border into Canada in June. That is indeed an eye opener. The
Back when I was a wee lad, Cleveland Amory would review shows for TV Guide magazine. He was on the back page, in a pencil sketch, wearing the typical white shirt and black tie reporter uniform of the '60s. He was clutching a pipe, which is how you knew he was a critic. Reading his stuff
The Beatles flank Steve Rossi and (seated) Marty Allen, who shared the bill on the Feb. 16, 1964 episode of The Ed Sullivan Show Famed during the Ed Sullivan Show years of the '60s as one half of the comedy team of Allen & Rossi, Marty Allen died Monday in Las Vegas. He was 95. Allen
CBC Winter Olympic Games hosts (l-r): Alexandre Despatie, Andi Petrillo, Scott Russell, Kelly VanderBeek and Craig McMorris Viewers looking to catch the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games live from Pyeongchang, South Korea, better be prepared to get up early. Coverage begins with the pre-show at 5:30 a.m. ET, with the opening ceremony
UPDATED AND CORRECTED TUESDAY:  I was a bit fast reporting a jump in Bell Media's Super Bowl LII numbers. During the game itself, when Canadians could choose between the American feed and the Canadian feed, the English Canada total was 4,451,000 viewers -- down slightly from the 4,488,000 who watched in 2017. Broken down, more people watch on the