Listen up to Kardinal Offishall, the Toronto-born rapper and music producer now encouraging a new generation on Canada’s Got Talent. That series, which shoots at the Fallsview Casino OLG Stage in Niagara Falls, Ont., starts a second season Tuesday on Citytv. On this week’s podcast, Offishall talks about his own experiences as a talent show
The most-watched TV show on Netflix in Canada over the past week was MH370: The Plane That Disappeared. The three-part docuseries looks at the tragedy that occured in March of 2014 when Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from radar screens shortly after takeoff on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 passengers
An overnight, estimated audience of 3,413,000 watched CTV’s broadcast of the 95th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night. The Hollywood movie awards gala, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, drew an additional 1,153,000 to the red (or champagne) carpet pre-show on the Canadian broadcaster. In the US, Fast National Live+Same Day data suggests 18.7 million viewers watched the
At the beginning of Sunday night’s 95th Annual Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel parachuted from the rafters down onto the stage of the Dolby Theater. The live stunt came right after the opening film montage which had Kimmel ejecting from Tom Cruise’s fighter jet in a scene from one of the nominated movies, “Top Gun.” But it
I recently was invited to one of the tapings for Season Two of Canada’s Got Talent (returning Tuesday, March 21 on Citytv). When I took my seat inside the large auditorium at Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ont., Howie Mandel was just making his way to the judges desk. A row or two over, a
I have not seen any of the films nominated for Best Picture at the 95th Annual Academy Awards, which airs Sunday on ABC and CTV. I’ll watch, as usual, at least some of the show. I’m glad Jimmy Kimmel is hosting. This is his third time and he seems the perfect choice to host post-Slap.
Robert Blake, who died March 9 of heart disease at the age of 89, almost didn’t get to be Baretta. The gritty cop series, which ran on ABC from 1975-78, began a season earlier when it was called Toma. That series was based on a real-life New Jersey police officer named David Toma, who was
AppleTV+ announced Thursday that they’ve renewed Shrinking for a second season — making this a good time to post a review of the series. The eighth (out of 10) first season episode premieres Friday. First up, full disclosure: I tend to like just about anything with a Bill Lawrence connection. This dates back to the