“Is there a heaven?” It is a question Ricky Gervais’ character Tony is asked in the final episode of After Life. The series returned for a third and final, six-episode season Friday night on Netflix. In real life and in fiction, Gervais has made it clear that he does not believe in Heaven, God, angels
Schitt’s Creek proved you can go for it when it comes to a TV title. Children Ruin Everything, for example, is snappy and straight to the point. The series premieres Wednesday at 8 p.m. on CTV. The eight-episode season stars Meaghan Rath and Aaron Abrams as Astrid and James, a young couple raising two young
If you live in the ‘burbs you’ll recognize the family at the heart of Run the Burbs, the second new sitcom to launch this week from CBC. It stars and was co-created by Andrew Phung, best known for his five seasons as Kimchee on Kim’s Convenience. Co-creator is Scott Townend, with Canadian TV veteran Laszlo
Watching the first two episodes of Son of a Critich brought me right back to the first time I saw The Wonder Years, the original, ABC version which premiered in 1988. This was back when I was working at TV Guide Canada. That show seemed so based on my own suburban childhood I expected residuals.
Way back in July of 1960, TV Guide ran its 10th cover story on Lucille Ball. The headline was terse: “Humiliated and Unhappy.” Writer Dan Jenkins caught up with TV’s “zany redhead” two months after her divorce from Desi Arnaz and right before a career misstep in a Broadway musical called “Wildcat.” Jenkins wrote that
My friend Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News tweeted that, “You have to love The Beatles as much as John loved Yoko to watch all 8 hours of ‘Get Back’ in one day.” As usual, Alan is not wrong. I love The Beatles and even I had to watch Peter Jackson’s epic repackaging of “Let
There will be many who watch Peter Jackson’s The Beatles Get Back, currently rolling out over three consecutive days on Disney+, who will say six hours is not enough. Having watched the second two-hour installment, as John Lennon says on “Revolution,” count me “in — out.” It begins with such drama. George Harrison has walked