Shemar Moore knows his action-packed police procedural S.W.A.T., back for a fourth season tonight, is generally seen as an escape from the headlines. Still, in Monday’s virtual press conference with a small group of international reporters, his enthusiasm for the series shone through. He’s so into it, in fact, he started the session by humming
Two things: after Trump’s sore loser rant Thursday at suppertime in the White House briefing room, CNN’s Anderson Cooper compared the president of the United States to “an obese turtle on his back flailing in the hot sun.” We watched it live and will always remember where we were when he said it. The second
How do you keep daytime TV shows rooted in live studio interactions going in this era of safety measures and social distancing? These were the challenges facing CBS and the producers of The Price is Right and Let’s Make a Deal. Both shows return with new, post-COVID episodes Tuesday night in the first of a
One of my favourite animated holiday specials, especially of those made in the last 25 years, is “Olive, the Other Reindeer.” Among the executive producers were Matt Groening — creator of The Simpsons — and Drew Barrymore. She also voiced the lead character, Olive, a determined little doggie who thought she could help guide Santa’s
A quick programming note: tonight, Friday July 3, CBS is airing back to back and colourized episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show as a tribute to the late, great creator of the series, Carl Reiner. They’ve actually called the special The Dick Van Dyke Show — in Living Colour! A Tribute to Carl Reiner,
One of the great elder statesmen of American broadcast news is coming to Canada. Following the retirement of Walter Cronkite in 1981, Dan Rather spent 24 years in the big chair as anchor of the CBS Evening News. Before that, he was CBS’s man in Dallas on the fateful day when U.S. president John F.
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