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
In Tuesday night’s Ninth season premiere, the ten teams take off from the starting line in Winnipeg, Man. First stop is Calgary and on and on across Canada. But why is the episode titled, “I Hate Pancakes?” Who hates pancakes?? It was still a bit wintery last April/May when the race was run. There’s snow
Clone High has finally been re-cloned! The Canadian-American animated original from 20 years ago returns with 10 new episodes starting tonight, Tuesday, May 23, on the streamer Max (formerly HBO Max) and in Canada on Crave. The premise sells the series: After a high school that was secretly being run as an elaborate military experiment
Game Show fans are probably already watching the Jeopardy! Masters tournament, which started Monday on ABC. It features Halifax-native Mattea Roach among the six elite players. She won 23 consecutive games last year — the fifth longest streak in the history of the series. For the past seven decades, up until recently, women could win
NBC presents a special, two-hour salute to one of television’s greatest performers — Carol Burnett. The wonder is that CBS — home to Burnett’s fondly-remembered comedy-variety series that ran from 1967 to 1978 — is not broadcasting this venture. Good on NBC for stepping in. Burnett and Vicki Lawrence are the only two Carol Burnett
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023 (ABC). Duran Duran will take the stage for this 50th edition of this annual TV party. They will perform a medley of classics (so, I guess, cover tunes). Also performing are New Edition, j-hope and Jax. Live from Times Square, with Jessie James Decker joining Seacrest as
Do not adjust your set. Tonight’s episode of Murdoch Mysteries is shot in sensational black and white. It is a milestone episode, the 250th of the popular CBC drama, which is halfway through its 16th season. After tonight, the series will sit out the holiday season as CBC goes wall-to-wall Christmas right through until January.
Tonight, with a special episode, CBC celebrated the 30th season of This Hour Has 22 Minutes. They really should have made it an hour-long special at least. Imagine trying to crunch over 600 episodes down to one 22-minute episode. That was the task handed to Matt Charlton, who has been associated behind the scenes with