Towards the end of the “Chuckles Bites the Dust” episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, the WJM News gang is sitting around thinking about how they’d like to make their final exit. “I don’t want anybody to make a fuss,” said Mr. Grant. “When I go, I just want to be stood outside in
Director David Winning was in touch to remind me about his latest feature for Hallmark, “The 27-Hour Day.” (See the trailer, above.) It premieres Saturday on both the Hallmark Channel in the States and W Network in Canada. Shot entirely in Agassiz and Langley, B.C., the film stars Hallmark favourites Autumn Reeser and Andrew Walker
Ahoy Hearties! Sunday marks the return of the No. 1 scripted series in all of cable in America, When Calls the Heart. Super Channel is the exclusive home of the series in Canada on their Heart & Home channel. The 8th season sees the cast and crew, including Erin Krakow as school teacher Elizabeth Thatcher
With some simulcasted imports — such as The Good Doctor — already on hiatus through the holidays, an old reliable climbed to the top of English Canada’s weekly Top 30. NCIS, now in its 18th season, was the only series to crack the two million viewer barrier the week of Dec. 8 – 13 according
News of the death of Chad Stuart — one half of the British soft-rock ’60s duo Chad & Jeremy — provoked for me yet another memory from the Television Critics Association press tour. Nearly nine years ago, in January of 2012, me and Bill Harris — another former Toronto Sun scribe — wound up at
Just how Canadian are a lot of these Hallmark movies we see on TV every Christmas? Very Canadian. Just look at the prolific track record of Calgary-born director David Winning. “Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas,” which premieres in Canada this Saturday on W Network, is the 17th Hallmark film Winning has shot
U.S. Thanksgiving generally triggers a rush of holiday programming the last week of November. Viewers were clearly ready for it after a not-so-festive year. Even in Canada, Christmas movies in November rose near the top of the TV ratings. Not the very top. The Good Doctor was back in the No. 1 position on the
CBC has holiday fare all month long including these Canadian movie premieres:“A Christmas Winter Song” Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Rock N’ Roll Christmas” Wed., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Sat., Dec. 12“A Christmas Movie Christmas” Wed., Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Christmas on the River” Wed., Dec. 23, 8 p.m.