Here’s a somewhat amazing story: in 1985, I was a writer at TV Guide Canada when Amazing Stories premiered the first time around. The Steven Spielberg-produced anthology series is being re-booted Friday night — 35 years later — on Apple TV+. The old series, which ran two seasons on NBC, was inspired by the original
Paul Lynde was a very welcome presence on network television throughout the ’60s and ’70s. He appeared in less than a dozen episodes of the hit ABC sitcom Bewitched, for example, but he was so effective many believe he was in the whole series. For 13 seasons, Lynde was the main attraction on The Hollywood
If you have read any reviews of The Morning Show that slams it as the next Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, ignore them. The $300 million (over two seasons), flagship drama of the new Apple TV+ streaming service is frothy good drama that gets better and better with every episode. This is not to
You’ve been reading about it for weeks and months: Disney and Apple are going to change television forever with big money streaming services bent on curbing Netflix’s grip on world markets. Still, it all comes down to the shows. Do these new services have the content goods? Look for the new titles among the many
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
At Monday’s Apple event, the tech giant did share a few clips of their upcoming Apple TV+ offerings. The above video shows glimpses of Jennifer Aniston and Reece Witherspoon’s The Morning Show as well as Jason Mamoa’s epic sci fi series Sea. The second video is a compelling black and white teaser with Steven Spielberg,
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Let it be said that this story was filed on a IPad, written at the Apple Visitor Centre and all while drinking — yes — apple juice. Not the Apple Kool aid, however. I’ve always been a bit stodgy when it comes to the whole personal device revolution, clinging to my daughter’s
Monday morning I’m down in Cupertino, Calif., for the announcement of the launch of Apple’s new streaming service. How will Apple’s “Netflix slayer” stack up, content-wise, with Amazon, Crave, CBS AllAccess and new services coming from Disney and Warner’s? And what are the implications for Canada? Check back later today for a full report.