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My mobile device keeps reminding me about the No. 1 summer show in Canada for seven straight years — The Amazing Race Canada. The series, from Insight Productions, was an automatic two million-a-week draw for CTV. As a reporter, I was very fortunate to attend several legs of the race, including trips to Vietnam, China,

Bell Media’s annual Upfront to advertisers is a week away, but they’ve already released what imports they’ll be featuring on CTV and specialty platforms in 2021-22. Thursday’s announcement includes many of the September starts revealed last month from American broadcasters. In past year’s CTV and other Canadian programming executives would fly to LA and bid

Reports of the SCTV/Scorsese documentary’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. The good news was confirmed Thursday by a spokesperson from Insight, the Toronto production house that shot the 2018 SCTV cast reunion. “The project has not been shelved, just delayed due to Mr. Scorsese’s other production commitments.”  A few days ago, original SCTV writer-performer Joe

[UPDATE: relax, Mellonville. Turns out this story was a false alarm and that the documentary is still going to happen — eventually. Read the updated story here; below is what the scare was all about on Wednesday of this week — B.B.] Seems that Count Floyd’s coffin lid has come down hard on that long-delayed

Remember the movie “Erin Brokovich”? Twenty years ago it won an Oscar for Julia Roberts who played the real-life, kick-ass consumer advocate of the same name. It’s been more-or-less made over as a TV series called Rebel starring Katie Sagal (The Conners, Sons of Anarchy). Sagal, 67, is well cast; she’ made a career playing