Time was I spent much of September and parts of October hammering out fall preview copy. This went on for decades, dating back to those thick annual editions of TV Guide magazine. I later wrote fall preview editions of the Toronto Sun’s Television magazine and even a few for The Toronto Star’s Starweek magazine. This
With new, network, cable and streaming shows premiering this month of September, the good folks at Hamilton’s CHCH — including Morning Live co-host Annette Hamm — had me in to recommend some shows worth watching. It’s not a deep list this season. Where once there would be 30 or so to choose from, there’s barely
What’s the best new show this fall? I get asked that question every year around this time. The person asking early Thursday morning was Annette Hamm, co-host of CHCH’s Morning Live. We cram in as many clips as we can in the seven minute segment, including a look at one of the most anticipated shows
There are many other Fall Preview guides out there this time of year. Some offer more depth, more insightful reviews. Few, however, can be read in under five minutes. Check back as shows will be added as screeners become available. Ready, set, go!: American Housewife ABC/CTV Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 8:30 PM (Saturdays
They had to know the risk. The headlines: “Curtains for CBC!” Thursday in Toronto at their rapidly rented-out broadcast bunker, CBC held it’s annual fall launch in Toronto. Reporters were lifted up to the 10th floor in service elevators and led down hallways where bare walls were wrapped in thousands of yards of curtains and drapes.
There’s no Blue Jays game today, no need to vote, just head on down to Bloor and Jarvis for today’s TV on Film Project screening. It’s a 50 year step Back to the Future as we revisit 1965 in two blasts from TV’s past–both shown on the big screen in glorious 16mm. The two main
Set your clocks back exactly one hour if you’re are heading down to the TIFF Bell Lightbox Sunday to see the latest TV on Film Project. The screening will begin promptly at 2 p.m., sharp. The featured presentation is TWO IN A TAXI, NBC’s zany 1966 Fall Preview reel featuring clips from their 10 new
Attention fans of classic television—the next TV on Film Project screening is scheduled for Sun., Nov. 17 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This fourth screening of vintage TV gems from my 16mm film collection will be shown as part of the inaugural Canadian International Television Festival. It takes place Nov. 15 – 17 in Toronto.