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[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

Three years ago next month, Netflix announced that they would be the destination for a documentary from director Martin Scorses about the fabled Canadian sketch comedy series SCTV. A reunion of the entire cast, including elusive Rick Moranis, was held in May of 2018 at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto. It was hosted by Jimmy

Last December, Jimmy Kimmel checked a biggie off his bucket list when he was invited over to Martin Short’s house. The host of Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Oscars, could not have been more excited. An invitation to Short’s annual Christmas party has for years been one of the hottest tickets in Hollywood. “I will

Here’s a salute all of Canada can get behind — the great Martin Scorsese doing a documentary about SCTV. Netflix announced it Thursday, with a cast reunion and showcase happening at Toronto’s Elgin Theatre May 13 in Toronto. Oscar and late night host Jimmy Kimmel is flying north to moderate that prestigious panel. When I heard

PASADENA, Calif. — Will Rocketshop 7 someday blast off as a feature film? The cherished children’s TV series, broadcast out of Buffalo’s WKBW in the ’60s and ’70s, is a touchstone for many boomers who grew up in the Toronto/Buffalo/Niagara area. The possibility that there might be a project about the series was raised almost as an afterthought

Promo the Robotic reporter and Dave Thomas This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson asks about my blast-from-the-past meeting with Rocketship 7 host Dave Thomas. Scott got a kick out of seeing a photo of me and Thomas, who hosted the Buffalo, N.Y. children’s series from 1962 to 1978. In case you missed it, it’s all covered