There’s a new recruit joining John Krasinski as Jack Ryan sets out for a second tour of duty — and he’s from Canada. Allan Hawco, the former Republic of Doyle star last seen on Caught and Frontier, plays an elite forces team member code-named “Coyote.” And, yes, that’s a damn cool character name, agrees Hawco.
October still offers a few more broadcast network launches but it will be the cable and streaming premieres that will jump to the top of your binge list. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2 Almost Family (Fox and CTV). A famous fertility doctor named Leon Bechley (played by Timothy Hutton) admits to being his clinic’s secret sperm provider
Sunday being the Emmys, much of my day Monday was spent on the radio talking about the annual television industry showcase as well as the launch of the new fall season. One of those exchanges was with Newstalk 610’s Larry Fedoruk, out of St. Catherines, Ont., who confessed he’d pretty much forgotten that the Emmys
This week, Disney announced that their much anticipated new streaming service, Disney Plus, will launch in November in the United States. It’s priced to entice even the most ardent Netflix supporter, with the entire suite of Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN all bundled at US$12.99. Disney aims to be consumers’ top choice as viewers continue
Friday marks the return of one of the most audacious and astounding TV comedies I’ve ever seen — Fleabag. It was released earlier this year in The UK and finally makes its second season premiere in North America today on Amazon Prime Video. The reviews so far for this second six-episode season have been rapturious:
Earlier this week I spoke with CHML’s afternoon host Scott Thompson about Disney’s US$71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, an entertainment industry power move that took two years to finalize. Besides the movie division and access to films such as “Avatar,” “Titanic” and “Deadpool,” Fox’s TV holdings are vast and international. They include Twentieth
Where is the home of American Gods? Why, in and around Toronto, of course. Not talking about Toronto Maple Leafs’ American born star Austin Matthews, or the Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard. No, the subject here is American Gods, the epic fantasy fable adapted by Neil Gaiman’s best-selling novel. It returns for a second season Sunday night
Spotting network executives at TCA press tour sessions is getting so rare, especially in winter, they may soon wind up on the side of milk cartons. There was speculation at the Langham this week that the person inside the full body gila monster suit who stood silently (and briefly) besides the panel members for the