Attention fans of classic television—the next TV on Film Project screening is scheduled for Sun., Nov. 17 at 1 p.m.at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This fourth screening of vintage TV gems from my 16mm film collection will be shown as part of the inaugural Canadian International Television Festival. It takes place Nov. 15 – 17
Attention fans of classic television—the next TV on Film Project screening is scheduled for Sun., Nov. 17 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This fourth screening of vintage TV gems from my 16mm film collection will be shown as part of the inaugural Canadian International Television Festival. It takes place Nov. 15 – 17 in Toronto.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–The TV on Film Project comes to California. TV reporters attending the summer Television Critics Association press tour at the Beverly Hilton will have an opportunity on Sunday, July 28 at 12:45 p.m. to step back nearly 40 years. “See The Best…CBS” was shown at the 1974 upfront in New York and made
Benjamin Stockham and David Walton from NBC’s About a Boy This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson turns into Mr. Question Man. Among his queries: will ratings for the Stanley Cup playoffs tank now that Leafs are kaput? The answer, of course, is yes. If you are CBC, the playoffs are over. Goodbye 5 million, hello 2.5.
Critic’s Corus (l-r): Owen McCorquodale, Danielle Sefton, Film Boy, KateCalder & communications manager Netta Rondinelli. Photos: Barbara Kelly A flurry of print deadlines has kept me from thanking some folks who helped make Tuesday’s TV on Film Project screening such a success. First and foremost, thanks to Netta Rondinelli and her communications team at Corus
NBC officially fired the gun on Jay Leno’s victory lap, announcing Wednesday that the No. 1 guy in late night will step away from The Tonight Show–this time presumably for good–next February. “JAY LENO ANNOUNCES HIS DEPARTURE FROM SUCCESSFUL 22 YEAR RUN FROM NBC’S ‘TONIGHT SHOW’ IN SPRING 2014” reads the network release headline. Two
Fallon with Mariah Carey: ready for his Tonight Show coronation? On this week’s scintillating podcast, CHML’s Scott Thompson wants my take on rumours that NBC are dying to shove Jay Leno aside so Jimmy Fallon can take over the Tonight Show.It does seem as though Leno’s days on Tonight are numbered. He still wins in
Andy Griffith, Larry Hagman, Ernest Borgnine, Phyllis Diller, Davy Jones, William Windom–the list of great actors, entertainers and filmmakers who have died in the past 12 months seems to get more sobering every year at this time. TCM always creates such a beautiful tribute in their annual “TCM Remembers” videos. The haunting song used this