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Sure, barriers are coming down and people are taking tentative steps back into stores and restaurants — maybe even schools. Still, a lot of us are continuing to stay close to the couch. What should we be watching on TV? Check my recent reviews on the excellent British documentary “My Generation,” hosted by Michael Caine,

Trying to look ahead to the end of the month in television? The Brioux.TV July calendar has now been updated through to the 31st. There are plenty of offerings from streaming services such as Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Crave and CBC Gem. Trying to crack an already crowded field is new entry Peacock, launching

While the traditional broadcast networks continue to more or less take the summer off, the streaming services are ramping up the content. This is especially true in terms of offering what would have been big-budget feature film premieres to home screens. Starring in those are the likes of Tom Hanks, Charlize Theron, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy

If you’re wondering how certain people get elected or why the world is so screwed up, brace youself for some shocking answers Thursday night on CBC and CBC Gem. That’s where you’ll find the broadcast premiere of “Influence,” a “Hot Docs at Home on CBC” presentation. The film will also be available at the Hot

Full disclosure: my son Dan Brioux is among the executive producers of the documentary series I’m about to recommend. It’s called Good People and it starts streaming Friday on CBC Gem. Don’t watch it because Dan had anything to do with it, or because, as his father, I am damn proud of him. Watch it

The late great Canadian comedian Dave Broadfoot titled his 2002 autobiography, “Old Enough to Say What I Want.” That philosophy is shared — and exploded to bits — in Hey Lady!, an edgy and hilarious new digital series premiering Friday on CBC Gem. Lady, played by Jayne Eastwood, is a 75-year-old senior who tells us