Yes, Paris Hilton is back and she’s in the kitchen. Stand back and see what other stirring shows the month brings (check back all month as this page will be updated): SUN/AUG 1 FreeUp! Emancipation Day 2021 (CBC Gem). This hour-long variety special marks the historic day slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire in
Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk gave many of us a scare Wednesday with reports that he had collapsed on the Albuquerque, New Mexico set of his series. News reports quickly confirmed that the Illinois native, 58, had suffered a heart attack, The good news that eventually emerged was that he was in stable condition.
One of the last surviving members of a cherished Canadian voice troope from the early ’60s has passed away. Alfie Scopp, 101 years of age, died July 24 in Toronto. He was one of the golden voices associated with the talented Toronto troope who spoke for characters from the 1964 beloved annual holiday classic “Rudolph
Somebody needs to send a few private eyes over to Global to find out why this is the final season Private Eyes. Jason Priestley wanted to do more seasons, as he tells me in our recent brioux.tv” the podcast conversation. Canadians clearly want to see more. In its second episode back, already switched to a
Pleased to be in several newspapers and web sites today, including The Toronto Star, reporting for The Canadian Press on the early response by TV viewers to the 2020 Olympic Summer Games fro Tokyo. Despite a 13-hour time difference from Tokyo to Toronto, CBC’s live morning coverage and prime time replays are starting to gather
How lucky am I to have a conversation with Bill Persky, the Emmy-winnng writer-producer of, among many other things TV-related, The Dick Van Dyke Show. The spry 89-year-old New Yorker is the latest guest on brioux.tv: the podcast. (Listen now at the link above.) He’s pretty sure that he is the last remaining writer from
The one and only time I encountered Jackie Mason in person he was selling Chicken Soup. Not the dish; the TV show. Co-starring the English actress Lynn Redgrave as his Irish Catholic girlfriend, Chicken Soup cast Mason as what he was at the time, a middle-aged Jewish man with a droll but searing sense of
A quick programming note on a series starting today, Thursday, July 22: Ultra City Smiths (AMC+). This is an animated comedy series for adults from some of the people behind Robot Chicken. It focuses on a pair of detectives who are, like all the characters on this show, made up of baby doll parts. Listen