Have you seen Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being interviewed on Hasan Minhaj’s Netflix series Patriot Act? The episode, which dropped Sunday, can also be streamed now on YouTube. This look at “The Two Sides of Canada” is a sharp, satirical jab aimed at a Prime Minister seen as a darling of the Left and the
The new year started Sunday with a new series: Ransom, which premiered Sunday on Global and CBS. If you missed it, don’t feel like you’ve been held hostage. Global’s got it again on Wednesday night and then again this coming Saturday. Global simulcast CBS’ 8:30-ish start (football over-runs play havoc with Sunday schedules). The series
I spent a lovely afternoon five years ago with the great Dave Broadfoot. The comedian, who died Tuesday at 90, was the guy who came before; as in before SCTV, before The Kids in the Hall, before even the comedy troupe he was most often associated with, The Royal Canadian Air Farce. I met Broadfoot after
They may not have national NHL rights, but TSN still can lay claim to hockey bragging rights. The Bell-owned sports specialty network scored an astounding 5,885,000 overnight, estimated viewers with Monday night’s Gold Medal World Junior Championship game between Canada and Russia. It didn’t hurt that what looked like a blowout turned into a nail biter.
Newstalk 1010’s Mike Bullard Sometimes in this TV beat racket it’s best just to lob a few hand grenades and step back and watch stuff happen. Such was the plan last week when I wrote a column for The Canadian Press calling for CBC to get back into the late night television talk show game.
This camera–and network–has seen better days Dear Mr. Lacroix. I’m not sure this open letter will reach you before some CBC middle manager deletes all links to TV Feeds My Family–if they haven’t already. But here goes. It’s the day after, and CBC has taken another shot to the nuts. The news you had to
Graham Wardle and Amber Marshall get to stay in the Heartland CBC picked a Friday to quietly announce the shows it was picking up for the 2014-15 season. It was already known that Arctic Air, Cracked, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight and The Ron James Show would not be back. Hockey Night in Canada will be back on