A big thank you to CHCH Morning Live hosts Tim Bolen and Annette Hamm as well as producer Tansy Ko for inviting me on Wednesday to talk about my latest pet project — a special “TV on Film” 16mm screening. It premieres this Saturday at 1 p.m. at The Westdale Theatre in Hamilton and repeats
Marie Clements grabs your attention with the opening scenes of her new series version of Bones of Crows (premiering September 20 on CBC, CBC Gem and APTN). A pyramid of caribou skulls are stacked high as crows circle overhead. It is a not so subtle symbol of the decades of horror, abuse and genocide that took place
The power and enduring legacy of a children’s television show was on full display Saturday night at a gala screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. “Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe,” is the heartfelt new film from director Robert McCallum. He was embraced by a packed house Saturday at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre.
Tonight, one of my favourite Canadian shows makes its debut in America: Son of a Critch (The CW, 8 p.m. ET). Critics stateside are already raving about this nostalgic look back at growing up in Newfoundland in the 1980s. John Anderson in the Wall Street Journal drew the obvious connection to a similar American sitcom
It doesn’t take long for Emma Hunter’s frisky DJ Nora to jump back into action on Moonshine (CBC; The CW). As Season Three begins, she’s having sex in a car with her police officer boyfriend (played by James Gilbert). Sorry, America. You won’t see that scene in the U.S. Hunter’s auto erotic antics, as well as the
According to overnight estimates, Tuesday night’s final game of the 2023 Stanley Cup drew a combined CBC and Sportsnet National audience of 2,124,000 viewers ages 2+ across Canada. The 9-3 victory by the Las Vegas Golden Knights over the Florida Panthers came in the fifth and final game of the series. The game action drew
On Thursday, CBC announced 40 original shows primed and ready for The CW. Among the new offerings are the new workplace comedy One More Time starring deaf comedian D.J. Demers as a hearing-impaired manager of a “Play-it-Again”-like sporting goods store. Blackberry is a three-episode miniseries airing this fall and focusing on real-life entrepreneurs Mike Lazaridis