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What’s on TV this summer? Plenty, including the launch of the most popular Canadian series of the modern ratings gathering era, The Amazing Race Canada (Tuesday night on CTV). It’s curious CTV is running it on a Tuesday this season, perhaps getting Canadians used to the idea that its Sunday tent pole, the American Amazing

Mike Judge (left) with Alec Berg Idiocracy is the funniest film most people have never seen. If you get a chance, find the feature–which came and went in 2006–and screen it. It stars Luke Wilson and Maya Rudolph and is to laff. If you can’t find it, do the next best thing and watch the

Dad (Apatow), mom (Konner) and their No. 1 Girl (Dunham) PASADENA, CA–Holy crap, are the folks behind Girls ever defensive.A reporter touched off a firestorm Thursday by opening the session for HBO’s Girls (back for a third season Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on HBO Canada) with this question, directed to Dunham: I don’t get

A series likely to get lost amid the hype of the Breaking Bad finale Sunday night is Eastbound & Down.  The fourth and final season begins Sunday at 10 p.m. on HBO and HBO Canada.If you’re already a Kenny Powers fan you’ll want to coax one more hour out of a busy night of PVR

Jon Hamm with “Hairy” David Does Larry David’s new HBO movie Clear History mean Curb Your Enthusiasm is history?The Seinfeld co-creator hasn’t shot a new episode of Curb since he wrapped Season Eight two years ago.Clear History, a funny, star-packed two hour movie that plays like an extended episode of Curb, premieres Saturday, Aug. 10

It’s a little known fact, but two Canadian mountain tops play pivotal roles in the story of a famous American family: the Kennedys. It’s all revealed in Ethel, a highly personal look at political matriarch Ethel Kennedy, wife of crusading senator, presidential candidate and ‘60s icon Robert F. Kennedy. The documentary premieres Thursday night at

Boardwalk Empire returns Sunday night at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and HBO Canada. The third season begins with “Nucky” (Steve Buscemi) no longer just “half a gangster” as the promotional materials for this series declares.The season premiere episode, “Resolution,” was written by series’ creator Terry Winter and directed by fellow executive producer Tim Van

Went to the set of the auto action series Transporter and a hockey fight broke out. The international co-production, based on the high octane road thrillers featuring Jason Sratham, was on location last month at Mississauga’s Hershey Centre when I was invited to the set. Star Chris Vance was not behind the wheel of one