Every now and then I like to compare notes with my pal and Buffalo News TV columnist Alan Pergament about this crazy, exploding medium we both write about. The subject quickly swung over to the new Deadwood movie (launching Friday, May 31 on HBO and Crave). “Did you notice anything different about the movie from
Podcaster Mike Boon, a.k.a. “Toronto Mike,” invited me back on his show Monday to “kick out the jams.” Mike, a fellow Michael Power grad, who, as he liked to point out, graduated from that high school many years after I did, invites all manner of media types over to his basement studio and quizzes us
Thursday night at 8 p.m., the hour-long final episode of The Big Bang Theory will bring to an end one of the greatest success stories in TV history. The show CTV took a chance on in 2007 will have racked up ten, consecutive No. 1 finishes for an entire season. Not American Idol, not The
“What’s a Tim Conway?” a character once asked on The Simpsons. “Oh, about 128 pounds,” came the reply, voiced by Conway himself. Now it is 2019, and there is a generation out there who really are asking, “What’s a Tim Conway?” Those of us who grew up with The Carol Burnett Show as well as
As the third season of The Big Bang Theory drew to a close, I was able to arrange a phone interview with Jim Parsons. The actor was still pumped from doing a “bit” that day with William Shatner on the stage of Carnegie Hall as part of CBS’ annual Upfront to advertisers in New York.
It’s long forgotten now but The Big Bang Theory didn’t explode right out of the gate. CBS opened it in a Monday night timeslot, ran it for seven or eight episodes and then a writers’ strike created havoc for network schedulers. In Canada, CTV had such little faith in it they originally booted it over
This Thursday is the series finale of Canada’s most-watched TV show for nearly a decade — The Big Bang Theory. Brioux.TV takes a look back at set visits and cast interviews over the past dozen years. Part One (June, 2007): CBS introduces the cast and producers to reporters in Pasadena, Calif., at the Television Critics