November 2018

The new Street Legal team with one likely client (l-r): Steve Lund, Eric Peterson, typist, Cara Ricketts, Yvonne Chapman, Cynthia Dale In many respects, CBC's fall TV season really begins in winter. That's when the network rolls out their more robust slate of rookie shows. Tuesday in Toronto, at the public broadcaster's broadcast headquarters, the
The Pawn Stars posse: owner Rick Harrison (middle) flanked by his son Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison (left) and Hoss' childhood pal Austin "Chumlee" Russell Earlier this year I was down in Vegas with three friends I've known since high school. Normally, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but we're all so old now the
Courtney leaps for joy after learning she and Adam were Team No. 1. Photo: Mark O'Neill Runners on your marks! CTV and host Jon Montgomery announced Thursday that applications to the 7th edition of The Amazing Race Canada are now open. The renewal is no surprise. Once again, the globe-trotting adventure competition series from Insight
Kathy Bates guest starred as Amy's mom in the Nov. 8 Big Bang episode "The Consummation Deviation" Two months into the 2018-19 TV season, where do things stand in Canada? A look at the English Canada totals for the week of Nov. 5 -11, released Tuesday by Numeris, shows that positions are starting to lock
There was about an hour of grace being said before all hell broke loose like this at the Bullocks I grew up without brothers or sisters, the dreaded only child. Many of my friends and cousins, however, were part of large Catholic families. The Bullocks numbered eight kids and one elderly auntie, although no one
Mickey & Walt at the park Gawrsh! Yesterday was Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday. It's easy to be cynical about the Walt Disney Company's big-eared corporate icon in 2018. While new attempts are made every decade or so to reboot the mouse as a relevant, animated "property," he's often seen today as a symbol of American commercial
Stiller on stage in Cannes last month during MIPCOM with moderator Cynthia Littleton Last month in Cannes during the international TV marketplace MIPCOM I had an opportunity to take part in a round table interview session with Ben Stiller. He was there to promote Escape at Dannemore, the based-on-a-true-story prison drama premiering this Sunday on
From The Vaults is hosted by Amanda Parris and Tom Powers People ask if I stream a lot of TV shows but, really, I'm a threader not a streamer. As easy as it is to stream a new series on-line, I still get a kick out of threading a 16mm film onto a projector and