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Besides killing it on The Moodys (Thursday nights on Fox), recent brioux.tv: the podcast guest Jay Baruchel has a new gig. The Ottawa native, who just turned 39 last Friday, will host the Canadian Amazon Original series LOL: Last One Laughing Canada. Produced by Insight Productions, the Toronto-lensed comedy competition series will feature a room

The plan was not to end Kim’s Convenience with tonight’s episode. Sometimes, however, the universe unfolds as it should. What was meant as the fifth season finale, “Friends and Family,” will instead bring the series to a close. Most who read here will already be familiar with the reasons behind the sudden shut down: despite

See also the newly-updated APRIL calendar listings. TUES/APRIL 13 Kim’s Convenience (CBC). This series finale, titled, “Friends & Family,” was supposed to be a 5th season finale. The cast, crew and producers were all told they’d been renewed through six full seasons. As production on this season wore on, however, series creator and executive producer

Much of my world view of international politics in the late ’60s, early ’70s was gleaned from the work of the great Toronto Star editorial cartoonist Duncan Macpherson. One example, above, shows HRH Prince Philip, returning home from a royal visit to Canada with multiple cowboy hats. His wife, The Queen, waits with a rolling

Remember the movie “Erin Brokovich”? Twenty years ago it won an Oscar for Julia Roberts who played the real-life, kick-ass consumer advocate of the same name. It’s been more-or-less made over as a TV series called Rebel starring Katie Sagal (The Conners, Sons of Anarchy). Sagal, 67, is well cast; she’ made a career playing

When I started hosting podcasts a year-and-a-half ago, one of the people high on my guest list was Slawko Klymkiw. There are many reasons for this. First of all, Slawko has spent over 40 years towering over the media landscape in Canada. His list of achievements are many, both as head of programming at CBC

According to ratings gatherer Numeris, there are few surprises among the top shows in all of English Canada for the week of March 22 – 28. CTV nearly swept the Top 10 with only the Global import hour New Amsterdam breaking up the sweep in 7th spot with 1,639,000 viewers. Global fell behind without new