Hard to believe but Conan O’Brien has been hosting his late-night talk show on TBS going on 11 seasons. The 58-year-old officially announced Monday that June 24 would be the final episode on TBS and that his next incarnation will be on the streaming service HBO Max. (Warner Brothers owns both services.) O’Brien’s began in
Disney told their investors this week that their Disney+ streaming service has crossed the 100 million subscriber threshold. As Goofy would say, “Gawrsh!” The service was launched at a very reasonable cost: $8.99 a month in Canada or $89.99 a year — much cheaper than Netflix at nearly $15. That price went up in February,
Come Feb. 21, Bell Media will shut down two specialty channels: Book Television and Fashion Television. The channels were holdovers from Bell Media’s 2006 acquasition of CHUM Limited. Consumer migration to streaming services was likely a factor in the decision. Certain specialty channels have limped along in this era of cord cutting, but fringe brands
Television has long been a borderless business. This is true when it comes to producing big budget dramas. Recent efforts such as the recent War of the Worlds miniseries, Vikings and, going further back, The Borgias and even The Indian Detective, required financial contributions from two or more countries in order to realize storytelling on
If you like your thrillers stylish with a hint of humour get your boarding pass now for The Flight Attendant. The eight-episode miniseries premiered last last month on HBO Max and Crave. They’ve staggered the release, with five episodes already available for streaming. Two more will begin Thursday with the finale premiering Dec. 17. For
Based on a trilogy of best-selling novels by Phillip Pullman, the HBO-BBC fantasy-drama His Dark Materials returns Monday. Canadians can see it on Crave. Most of the cast is back for Season Two, minus one last minute scratch: James McAvoy. The busy X-Men actor played Lord Asriel Belecqua in Season One of His Dark Materials.
If you’re a political junkie, tonight on TV is a scheduling mess. There are two town halls on opposite each other on separate channels. It’s like a super spreader, Thursday night, Must See voteapalooza. A divided nation can choose to either watch Good Morning America‘s George Stephanopoulos moderating a town hall with former vice president