It’s a very simple recipe: take a celebrity. Put them in the kitchen. Add a remote chef. Stir interested. It’s been tried a lot lately, especially during these times of shooting around social distancing. There are YouTube channels featuring the likes of Paris Hilton and even Kiefer Sutherland pulling meals together while cameras roll. You

Stardate: Thursday, August 6, 2020. A group of brightly-drawn characters will boldly go where no cartoons have gone before — straight into an animated, comedy spin-off of the decades-old Star Trek franchise. Set phasers for fun as Star Trek: Lower Decks premieres Thursday on CBS All Access and in Canada on the CTV Sci-Fi Channel.

With American network schedules on life support this summer, time to bring in the Coroner. The COVID pandemic has shut down production on many shows, and forced networks to push other series returns back until the fall. Usually exclusively in the export business, American networks have had to up their imports, including a reach across

UPDATE: While most PBS stations around the U.S. ran this Independent Lens documentary as scheduled Monday, The Buffalo/Toronto PBS affiliate, WNED, did not. The good news for folks in that area is you haven’t missed it yet. WNED will air “Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project” on Sunday, June 21 at 11:00 pm and Friday, June

A quick program note: hat’s off to ET Canada for turning this week into Reunion Week. It’s a simple idea and one perfectly suited to today’s desire for some TV comfort food: reunite the stars of old TV shows and bring viewers up to date on where are they now. While American television has never

One of the most curious TV shows promoted at the most recent Television Critics Association press tour back in January was Dead Still. Set in Victorian Ireland, it’s about the odd practice of photographing the recently deceased, all dressed up in their Sunday best, often in the company of their living relatives. Think of it

Do I expect Jerry Seinfeld to talk in tonight’s brand new stand up comedy special premiering on Netflix? No — I expect him to kill. The special is called Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill. It was performed earlier this year at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where he has a residency. It shows