This special Thursday premiere on brioux.tv: the podcast features a hilarious and enlightening conversation with Chuck Tatham, one of the executive producers of this Sunday’s CBC documentary, “Offside: The Harold Ballard Story.” Tathan hails from Listowel, Ont., in southwestern Ontario — a remote farm town that is pretty much acknowledged as the blueprint for Letterkenny.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have not won the Stanley Cup since 1967. The reason? Two words: Harold Ballard. The curmudgeonly owner ruined the team in the ’70s and ’80s with a tight-fisted reign of error that played out almost daily in that era’s sports pages. The man who caused Leaf’s captain Darryl Sittler to rip
It is playoff time! Not just in the NHL with the Stanley Cup playoffs, but on Canada’s Got Talent. Nine acts competed on last Tuesday night’s first of two semi-final rounds, and they had a surprise waiting for them at the judge’s desk: sitting in for absent judges Trish Stratus and Kardinal Offishall was none
What is vying with naming Mike Richards the new host of Jeopardy for Worst Call in Television for 2021? Global’s decision to announce, before it aired, that this would be the fifth and final season of Private Eyes. The Jason Priestley/Cindy Sampson Toronto-based detective drama has owned the summer of ’21, averaging over a million
Somebody needs to send a few private eyes over to Global to find out why this is the final season Private Eyes. Jason Priestley wanted to do more seasons, as he tells me in our recent brioux.tv” the podcast conversation. Canadians clearly want to see more. In its second episode back, already switched to a
The weekly English Canada Top 30 Total TV ratings for July 5-11 were released Tuesday by the Canadian data company Numeris. The final two games of the 2021 Stanley Cup hockey finals are on the list. If you combine the number of viewers who watched Tampa Bay triumph over Montreal on CBC, Sportsnet and TVA,
Tonight at a “special time” of 9:30 p.m. ET, Private Eyes returns to Global for a fifth season. The surprise to everyone, including star, director and executive producer Jason Priestley, is that it is also the final season. I spoke with Priestley Wednesday for an upcoming episode of brioux.tv: the podcast. Look for him to
As the clipboard above indicates, Keshia Chanté guest stars tonight on the comedy JANN. “Last Straws,” the second episode of Season Two, airs at 8/7c on CTV. She plays a young, up-and-coming pop star who runs into Jann Arden’s character at a charity event. “She’s so brilliant,” says Arden, who raves about the singer this