The Conners isn’t the only TV show from the ’90s spilling onto TV schedules today. Now, 30 years after it premiered, one of the biggest sitcoms of the ’90s is back — sort of. Home Improvement ran on ABC from 1991 to 1999 and made a star out of comedian Tim Allen. At one point,
Early exits by the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers as well as warm summer months seem to have quickly melted interest in this summer’s COVID-delayed coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. A glance at the most-recent, Aug. 10 – 16, 2020, English Canada Top 30 Live+7 totals as tabulated by Numeris tells the story.
Earlier this year I was down in Vegas with three friends I’ve known since high school. Normally, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but we’re all so old now the only hi-jinx we got up to was ordering the four egg special with extra pancakes from the Hash House a Go Go. After we
This year, Remembrance Day marks 100 years since the end of the Great War of 1914-1918. Sunday, poppies will be worn and Canadians will brave the cold to stand before cenotaphs from coast-to-coast. While most know of the war and are aware Canada was on the winning side, for many, the details are but faded,
Clive Standen seems like a real stand up guy. I’ve interviewed him on location in Ireland while he was shooting Vikings, in Toronto last June at the Corus/Global upfront and last month in Pasadena. The last was on-stage on NBC’s TCA day where he was scrumming after the session on Taken. Born on a military
It always happens. You come down to LA for the TCA press tour and big TV news breaks back home. Word that Corus had pulled off a $2.65-billion acquisition of Shaw Media in cash and stock reached the floor of the TCA’s Langham hotel Wednesday morning. Now, the little I know about ownership at Corus and Shaw
Brendan Fraser is a funny man. I spoke with him last week at his home near New York. The call was about “Texas Rising,” the 10-hour historical miniseries premiering Monday night on Global and History. I caught Fraser right in the middle of what he described as “a dramatic moment. The world’s biggest wasp just flew