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Over this Memorial Day weekend in the United States, TCM has been running a marathon of war-themed movies. There have been many obvious choices, including “The Bridge on the River Kwai” (1957) and “Sergeant York” (1941), scheduled for tonight, Monday, into early Tuesday morning. Kudos to my favourite cable network, however, for programming some spectacular

This blog you are reading began 15 year and 4,718 posts ago this very week. When I launched brioux.tv in 2007 it was called, “TV Feeds My Family.” The family all grew up and left (and grew by on son-in-law). The blog grew as well, especially with the addition of sponsors as well as an

While Canadians emerged from our turkey fog a month-and-a-half ago, Americans are just getting around to celebrating Thanksgiving today. NBC is airing their annual Macy’s Day Parade, signaling that lipsynching is still a thing and that Black Friday is upon us. In that spirit, here are 10 things to be thankful for on TV this

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A tradition of futile joke-telling has ended in Canada. In the wake of John Doyle’s decision to stop reviewing television at The Globe and Mail, fellow journalist Bill Brioux has vowed to no longer tell his favourite joke. It generally appeared on Twitter and went like this: “Babylon 5, Leafs Nothing,” or,

Amy Poehler’s documentary on Desi and Lucy premieres Friday on Amazon Prime Video. Lucille Ball and husband Desi Arnaz’s iconic sitcom I Love Lucy (1951-’57) can still be seen weekdays in the greater Toronto area (on Hamilton’s CHCH) as well as on streaming platforms (Prime Video, Apple TV or your Roku device). If you’re new