This week, Disney announced that their much anticipated new streaming service, Disney Plus, will launch in November in the United States. It’s priced to entice even the most ardent Netflix supporter, with the entire suite of Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN all bundled at US$12.99. Disney aims to be consumers’ top choice as viewers continue
It was great catching up on the phone last month with one of the good guys : Enrico Colantoni. The Toronto-born actor, who starred for six seasons on CTV’s Flashpoint, is back this month on the show that will not die — Veronica Mars. The new episodes are available for streaming now at Hulu in
There are plenty of season finales this month as there always are at this time of year, but the big one is the 279th and final episode of The Big Bang Theory. The No. 1 series in Canada and the U.S. signs off for good May 16. Details on that and many other May highlights
If TV shows can get rebooted, why not TV stars? There have been a few blasts from the past on this current Television Critics Association press tour, but none more senior than mighty mite Dr. Ruth Westheimer. The peppery, diminutive sex therapist who hosted radio and television sex talk shows throughout the ‘80s and into
Star power makes a difference, whether it’s a TV show or a TV press tour. Take George Clooney, who was live and in person in Pasadena Monday before members of the Television Critics Association. Clooney acts, directs and is an executive producer on “Catch 22,” a new adaptation of Joseph Heller’s seminal novel. The WWII
Here’s a happy report on a Canadian series with a second lease on life: Pure. The drug-running drama about Mennonites and the mob is miraculously back after being canceled in 2017 by CBC. Distributor Cineflix wouldn’t quit on the show, needing a second season at least to land deals in America (at WGN) and elsewhere.
“Hulu has picked up the first two seasons of the acclaimed series, and American viewers would be wise to delve into its coarse, hilarious, rural weirdness.” That’s Tim Goodman’s assessment of Letterkenny, which premieres in the United States Friday on the streaming service Hulu. The San Francisco-based TV critic, who writes for The Hollywood Reporter,
Tonight (Tuesday, July 10) CTV airs the second episode of The Amazing Race Canada: Heroes Edition. If last week’s first episode is any indication, this race is going to be awfully hard to call. When I first met the ten new teams competing this season, at the end of April at CTV’s downtown Toronto studios,