Should anyone be surprised that Buster Keaton movies will still make humans and other species laugh well into the 32nd century? That was the future as portrayed on last week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery. The USS Discovery’s Captain Saru (Doug Jones) knows his crew is a little bummed at being booted ahead a millennium.
While it seems now like it came from a galaxy far, far away, it has actually been a full year since The Mandalorian first rocketed onto Disney+. The Jon Favreau-produced “Star Wars” spinoff series instantly became the streaming services’ flagship series. You can recap where things left off in the above video. A second eight-episode
Monday night during Monday Night Football and while the Dallas Cowboys were getting blown up like the planet Alderon, Disney+ premiered a more interesting distraction. It was a “special look” at the upcoming second season of The Mandalorian. The “Star Wars” inspired space epic returns Oct. 30; see the sneak peak above. Season Two’s eight
Nothing gets a Canadian’s attention quicker than a mention on an American TV show. It happened again over the weekend as Saturday Night Live did a goof on Quebec television. The sketch opened with a (rather lame) CBC joke. A CBC station ID showed that Schitt’s Creek would be followed by “Schatt’s Cabin.” Then it
David Letterman’s Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction returns for a third season Oct. 21. Guests will include Dave Chappelle, Robert Downey, Jr., Kim Kardashian West and Lizzo. The streaming service issued this trailer today and I can already think of Top 10 reasons to watch the series again — just for Chappelle.
Here, for CTV News Channel, is my quick take on Sunday night’s historic Emmy sweep by the little Canadian comedy that could, Schitt’s Creek. The beard, of course, is my tribute to David Letterman, who stepped out of a limo in a field to share a delightful moment of comic madness to the proceedings.
They can probably start measuring Moira’s head for a new tiara. As announced Tuesday in Los Angeles, the CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek scored 15 Emmy nominations, a record haul for a Canadian produced comedy. The series, which bowed out after a sixth and final season, earned all but one of the 16 nominations showered on
In paying tribute last week to Hugh Downs, the long-time announcer, host and newsman who passed away last week at 99, I forgot to single out another one of his accomplishments: sitcom scene stealer. Fortunately, retro-savvy reader Kevin Vahey weighed in with a link to a classic: Downs getting pulled over in an episode of