Andrew Phung says he is “chompin’ at the bit” to get back to work on a fifth season of Kim’s Convenience. The actor/comedian, who has won three Canadian Screen Awards for his portrayal of Kimchee on the CBC comedy, told me that the cast has already taken part in some virtual table reads of scripts
Transplant hit it’s highest overnight number yet on Wednesday with an estimated 1,291,000 CTV viewers. Look for that season finale number to soar close to two million in a week-and-a-half when the Live+7 totals are calculated. The first year medical drama, recently acquired by NBC in the US, has finished the season strong. It ranked
Let’s be fair. CBC has had, as the Queen once famously said, an annus horribilis. More than any other broadcaster, the pandemic ripped through their winter/spring schedule. Three months of huge Saturday ratings for a Stanley Cup playoff run packed with Canadian teams were completely wiped out. CBC lost countless hours of programming along with
With apologies to the Bard, dis-content — or lack of content — is a plaque upon all our houses heading into the summer season. On Wednesday, CBC is hosting a virtual upfront press conference. We’ll learn a little more about the few new shows they’re adding to their schedule, and the shows that are returning.
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
Something unusual was announced today — a Canadian-made series has landed on a US broadcast network schedule. Usually it works the other way around. In this instance, the CTV medical drama Transplant is set to join NBC. It helps that NBC Universal partnered with CTV and Sphere Media Plus on Transplant from the beginning. As
It is mid-May, 2020. By now, the major US broadcast networks have usually had their blockbuster upfront presentations in New York. Canadian broadcast execs would be flying down to Los Angeles this week to scoop up shows during the annual “Hollywood Screenings.” Not this week and not this year. The COVID-19 pandemic had shut down
Sunday’s multi-network, multi-platform broadcast of Stronger Together– Tous Ensemble was a tremendous success. Over six million dollars was raised for Food Banks Canada during and right after the broadcast, impressive considering the system kept crashing as viewers tried to tweet in their funds. The all-star special featured appearances from Drake, Justin Bieber, the Schitt’s Creek