The new fall TV season officially kicked off this week in English Canada. Which network got off to an early ratings lead? Global’s got it. The Corus-owned network had a strong start Monday in the overnights. Their revamped prime time lineup went like this: 9-1-1 returned at 8/7c with an estimated 1,469,000 followed by the
Here’s a strange bit of TV trivia: Florence Henderson was born on Valentine’s Day and died on Thanksgiving Day. The actress packed a lot into the 82 years in between. Best known for her five-year run on The Brady Bunch, Henderson died Thursday in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack. She was 82. Her death was
Emerging from a Letterman fog? Still wondering who won Tuesday night on Dancing with the Stars? Hint: the photo at right of first-time winner Val Chmerkovskiy and celebrity daughter Rumer Willis is a bit of a giveaway. Here’s my Toronto Star recap of the 20th season finale. The ABC series returns for a 21st season
A decade has quick-stepped into history on Dancing with the Stars. The ABC celebrity talent/variety show celebrated the milestone Tuesday with a 10th anniversary special. Forty-five stars returned to the ballroom (really CBS Television City Studios in Hollywood) to mark the occasion. As a result, the state of California reported a severe spray tan shortage. The hour-long
Are you still watching Dancing with the Stars? The ABC variety/competition show is in its 10th year and 20th edition. Canadian Shark Tank money man Robert Herjavec and partner Kym Johnson are among the contestants, as are Suzanne Somers and her pro partner Tony Dovolani. The theme Monday was called “Most Memorable Year” but it was really
If CHML AM900’s Scott Thompson sounds a bit thrown this week, that’s because his computer shut down right at the start of our segment. The poor man had to think on his feet! No matter–asking me one question is like lighting a six minute fuse. I blab on about my recent trip to Hollywood where I
HOLLYWOOD–Last week, I wrote about how Shark Tank’s Canadian tycoon, Robert Herjavec, was focused on winning the mirror ball trophy on the 10th anniversary season of Dancing with the Stars. Last night, Monday, I found out not only is it tough to win the competition, but it’s tricky to even get a ticket into the
“I am now a professional dancer—words that I thought would never come out of my mouth. All my friends think I am nuts.” That’s Robert Herjavec talking. The former Dragon and current Shark will add dancer to his C.V. when the 20th edition of Dancing with the Stars commences Monday, March 16 at 8 p.m.