“K Trev,” as he’s known to friends and fans, is not only a Roast Battle Canada judge, he has also been fire-tested as a former comptetior. The Toronto native, showcased for years at Montreal’s annual Just for Laughs comedy festival, competed three times on the original US version of the series. The show sees stand-up
“We knew this was coming,” actor Michael McKean tweeted upon news of the passing of Peter Scolari. “Doesn’t make it easier. RIP my friend.” Scolari, a native of New Rochelle, N.Y., died Friday at 66 after a two year battle with cancer. The actor was best known for two roles: playing opposite Tom Hanks in
Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year again, according to the Hallmark calendar. A week before Halloween, the Crown Media company has scheduled 41 new Christmas-themed movies as part of their annual “Countdown to Christmas.” Many will have been shot in Canada, including “You, Me and the Christmas Trees,” airing tonight on W
Way back when I was a high school student working as a busboy at a restaurant at Ontario Place, I was able to see several unforgetable concerts at the Forum. This was a beautiful, hillside venue, an outdoor theatre-in-the-round that sat three thousand in the circular stands and another four thousand on the surrounding hillsides.
Aaron Sorkin takes liberties. The creator/executive producer of The West Wing moved a few facts around in telling the story of electronic television inventor Philo T. Farnsworth with his Broadway play “The Farnsworth Invention” (2007). For one thing, he wrote that Farnsworth was defeated in court by wiley RCA boss David Sarnoff over his patent
What were the odds that over two million Canadians were waiting for Gil Grissom to return to the original CSI (now rebranded as CSI: Vegas)? If you bet the over you can collect. Grissom, played by William Peterson, returned to the re-launched forensic drama the week of Oct. 4-10. According to Numeris, an estimated 2,051,000
As my late ex-mother-in-law Teresa Darrah usd to say, Mark Critch is as ‘busy as a dog licking two pots.” He’s back tonight on This Hour Has 22 Minutes, snapping into wigs and costumes and behind the desk and in his 18th season on the Halifax-based sketch series. That places him second in time served
You’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do if you’re not celebrating 70 years of I Love Lucy. Television’s most enduring comedy began on Oct. 15, 1951. With the help of showrunner Jess Openheimer, Lucille Ball, who bounced from RKO comedies to chorus girl roles in movies, turned a radio hit into a TV sensation. She did