CBC has holiday fare all month long including these Canadian movie premieres:“A Christmas Winter Song” Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Rock N’ Roll Christmas” Wed., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Sat., Dec. 12“A Christmas Movie Christmas” Wed., Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Christmas on the River” Wed., Dec. 23, 8 p.m.
It is Thanksgiving Day in America, so pass the turkey and turn up the football. It is a bit weird seeing those giant balloons and marching bands parade past Macy’s in Manhattan in front of no one except NBC cameras. Not to mention Rockettes wearing matching masks, or Santa waving madly at absolutely no one,
They may be out there, but I haven’t met an actor yet who doesn’t want to be in a scene opposite Nicholas Campbell. Revered for his eight stellar seasons on the CBC drama Da Vinci’s Inquest, Campbell can currently be viewed as Serinda Swan’s character’s dad Gordon Cooper on Coroner. Currently in production on Season
“Now gosh golly bingo Tretiak’s out counting the crowd we’ve got a hockey game!’ Way back last century when Bullock & Brioux were known over several streets in Etobicoke, this is what Pat Bullock would say to start off his Howie Meeker impersonation. There’s always a phrase impressionists use to find a voice. Look up
Ron MacLean surprised me at the start of the latest edition of brioux.tv: the podcast. The Hockey Night in Canada anchor and host of Battle of the Blades (airing Thursdays on CBC) was asked, as is every guest, just why the heck he was talking to me on the podcast. I ask this each episode
You’d think the election was in Canada. On Thursday, an overnight, estimated 1,978,000 Canadians watched the final US presidential debate live on CNN. That will top 2 million and be the No. 1 show in English Canada for the week by the time the Live+7 overnights are tallied. Canadians not watching the one hour and
Tonight, Thursday, Oct. 22, marks the sixth season premiere of CBC’s Battle of the Blades. “I’m just sick that it’s also the night of the presidential debate,” says Ron MacLean, back as host of Battle of the Blades (a job he’ll share this time with singer-actress Keshia Chante). “I don’t know how you don’t watch
How, you ask, are the new CBC shows doing so far this season? Funny you should ask. Given how the private broadcasters have been hampered so far this fall as several big-budget US imports have been held back due to COVID-19 production slowdowns, CBC seemed to be looking at a less competitive landscape. The constant