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I couldn’t help but wonder if Eddie Murphy had stayed away too long before his long-awaited return to Saturday Night Live over the weekend. After all, it had been since 1984 — 35 years — since the youngest-ever cast member had electrified audiences at 30 Rock. In hockey terms, would Murphy bathe in Rocket Richard-style

In January of 2015, Louis CK was before critics at a TCA press tour promoting the fifth season of his Emmy award-winning FX series, Louie. At the time he was the undisputed King of the comedy world, in stand-up and on television. Louie — dark, fearless, funny and at times heartbreakingly sad — was my favourite

NEW YORK–Last time I was in Manhattan, Bill Cosby was one of the TV icons featured in this wall-sized mural inside Comcast’s fabled TV shrine, 30 Rock. That was before dozens of allegations that the 78-year-old entertainer had used pills as far back as the late ’60s in order to have sex with women. One year later,

I’ve said it before: 1969 was an important year in the history of television. Several quiet little comedies emerged that year, shows I feel were HBO before HBO. They were all before their time, one reason none of them lasted. The examples I’ve listed before are Room 222, The Courtship of Eddie’s Father and My World

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson and I talk a lot about traffic and public transportation in LA compared to the GTA. (Bottom line: you can get around a lot easier down south). When we finally get around to talking TV, we get to some highlights from the recent TCA press tour in Pasadena. I talk about

There is always plenty to deal with every session of every day at the annual winter TCA press tour. Reporters need five hands these days just to raise them for questions, type stories, tweet snark, surf for press info and fill our bellies with food and candy. The daily tasks leave little time to reflect on

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wants to talk late night. Specifically, he brings up Chris Rock, a guest recently on The Late Show with David Letterman. Scott says Dave was sitting on eggshells throughout the segment, probably hoping Rock would not bring up Bill Cosby. Scott points out Bill Maher is the only late night comedian