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How much did Jason Momoa get paid for doing “Aquaman,” which opens everywhere Friday? Answer: he got scale! No, I told that joke on porpoise. Mamoa got much, much more than scale. The Honolulu-born actor has played the DC Comics underwater superstar in three feature films now, including 2017’s “Justice League,” so he’s no fish

Last week (Oct. 1-7), the new TV season came smack up against one of the busiest times of the year in sports (start of hockey, baseball playoffs, college and NFL football). The Kavanaugh hearings south of the border also seemed to distract Canadian eyeballs. Here’s a look at the start of last week in terms

CANNES — Caught up with the star of Caught — Allan Hawco — Tuesday at MIPCOM. He was at the swank, seaside, eOne booth to help promote his upcoming CBC action series, penciled in for the post Winter Olympic Games – pre-hockey playoffs slot in 2018. The five episode Caught has the former Republic of

When Jason Momoa says he wants to play hockey, you find him some skates– quick! The former Game of Thrones and Conan the Barbarian star takes on the Hudson’s Bay Company in Frontier, premiering Sunday night on Discovery Canada. The rest of the world can follow along on Netflix. Landon Liboiron (Hemlock Grove), Jessica Matten (Blackstone), Allan

Banff, Alta– The second panel I moderated at Banff was “Broadcasting the 4K Way.” The panelists were Mary Ellen Carlyle, SVP & GM of Dome Productions, Scott Moore, President of Sportsnet and head of all things NHL at Rogers and my cousin Ken MacDonald, GM & VP of Discovery Canada. MacDonald, who I’ve been interviewing

BANFF, Alta.–There should be a law against blogging at Banff. It is just too damn beautiful outside. Everywhere you look is a picture postcard. So let’s run through Monday’s Banff World Media Festival experience as quickly as possible. I moderated two sessions. The first was called, “The Future of Canadian Content” and the Alberta room

“It’s the gunshot that echoed around the world–but who pulled the trigger?”That’s how the folks behind tonight’s documentary on the Kennedy assassination are hyping JFK: The Smoking Gun. The documentary premieres Sunday night at 8 p.m. on Discovery as well as on Reelz in the U.S.Montreal-based Muse Entertainment–who produced the highly-rated 10-part miniseries The Kennedys–are

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–“It’s the gunshot that echoed around the world–but who pulled the trigger?”That’s how the folks behind an upcoming documentary on the Kennedy assassination are hyping JFK: The Smoking Gun. The documentary premieres in November on the U.S. cable channel Reelz and on Discovery in Canada.Montreal-based Muse Entertainment–who produced the highly-rated 10-part miniseries The