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It takes about ten days to get final broadcast TV numbers. We won’t know until Tuesday, May 29, therefore, how many viewers watched the Toronto Maple Leafs get eliminated Saturday night by the Tampa Bay Lightning in their seven-game opening round series. What we can predict, however, is that the audience was somewhere between three

Perhaps the most impressive thing about the Kids in the Hall picking up right where they left off – 27 years after their last sketch season ended – is their total embrace of doing it at 60. The series opens with Scott Thompson menacing through a yard sale. He’s all tarted up in grey-ish dreads,

Mike Myers calls his new Netflix series The Pentaverate but it should be called The Audacity. Who but Myers would have the balls to build an entire world-wide streaming series around former CFTO community news reporter Glenn Cochrane?? When I say former, I mean from the ’70s. This is a guy a teenage Myers, who

To have not done a podcast with Kenneth Welsh — what an opportunity lost. Welsh died May 5 at 80 years of age. He burned so bright for so many years that 80 seems both impossibly long and way too short for such an incendiary life. You could not cover television in Canada throughout the

The Toronto Maple Leafs take their annual march to Elimination Day as another Stanley Cup playoff race begins. Simply can’t watch another collapse? There are plenty more shows this May. Please check back all month long as more entries are added. UPDATED May 17 SUN/MAY 1 I Love That For You (Showtime; Crave). Former SNL

In the last few days, I’ve done ten radio interviews all about one topic: the sudden stock dump at Netflix. The one-day dip of around 35 per cent wiped out an estimated US$50 billion in valuation. It was triggered by a quarterly report that showed that, for the first time in its eleven-year history, subscriptions