Bill Brioux


If you missed the theatrical release, tonight is the television debut of Blackberry. This is the rags to riches story about the people behind Canada’s once essential smartphone. Catch it on CBC and CBC Gem. The story of Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie is about two men who created the perfect smartphone and then saw

Despite the impact of the strikes, new content continues to surface on various broadcast and streaming channels — some of it surprisingly good this November. That includes the first half of the sixth and final season of The Crown (above). Check back on a regular basis as this monthly listing will be updated often. UPDATED

Way back in the days when I worked at TV Guide Canada, a gentleman named Harry Purvis was our semi-resident movie buff. Harry the Hat, as he was known in his native Hamilton, Ont., had a photographic memory when it came to movie dialogue and acting credits dating back to when he was a lad

I was grateful for the opportunity to salute Matthew Perry Saturday on CP24. Perry’s death at 54 wasn’t so much a shock, due to his well-documented (by him and others) struggles with drug and alcohol addiction. Nevertheless, it struck a chord with fans of many ages. Over the weekend, I also responded to calls from

I was asked on my first of several interviews upon hearing the news of Matthew Perry’s passing if there were any signs he would leave us so young. There were, of course, nothing but signs. There have been actors I’ve spoken with in the past who have died even younger, such as Cory Monteith from

Richard Moll, one of TV’s tallest series regulars ever, stood out for nine seasons on NBC’s “Must See” Thursday night sitcom Night Court (1984-1992). The 6-foot-8 actor passed away October 26 in California at age 80. Moll played bailiff “Bull” Shannon opposite Harry Anderson, Markie Post, Selma Diamond, Charles Robinson and surviving cast members Marsha