You wonder how much longer broadcast networks are going to keep carrying The Golden Globes and other award shows. Until recently, award shows have been a guaranteed win atop a weekly ratings chart. The 2021 Globes, however, barely beat out an episode of Young Sheldon for fifth place in the Numeris tally of the Feb.
The World Junior Hockey Championships did not end up the way many Canadians had hoped, but they still found a big TV audience. The final two games of the tournament drew an average minute audience of over three million Canadians on TSN and other Bell channels. The United States defeated Canada in the WJC final.
Tonight and tomorrow night are your last two chances to see Alex Trebek host Jeopardy. The syndicated series airs in most markets at 7:30 p.m. The courageous quizmaster lost his fight against pancreatic cancer late last year. These last episodes were taped at Sony Studios in Los Angeles just ten days before he died I’ve
You never want to be caught without your laptop or even an iPad when somebody as special as Alex Trebek dies. I was crossing up Hwy 6, headed to close a cottage on the Bruce Peninsula, when my phone lit up with messages from Murtz Jaffer. The CTV News Channel producer was calling with the
Jeopardy!, like a lot of other TV shows, had its production schedule interrupted back in March due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Contestants were sent home and audiences turned away from the Sony studios in Los Angeles. I’m not sure if this was a blessing or a curse for Alex Trebek, deep into
Only eight shows cracked a million viewers in the latest Numeris list of Top-30 draws in English Canada television totals. The May 25-31 tally had The CTV Evening News as English Canada’s No. 1 show, avraging 1,742,000 viewers Monday to Friday. It was one of eight newscasts to make the list as the murder of
Ben Mankiewicz made it official Thursday — the 2020 TCM Film Festival has been cancelled. The prime time host of the classic film channel told viewers who had purchased tickets to the Los Angeles-based event — scheduled for April 16-19 — that they would would automatically get a 100 per cent refund. Sad for film
In recent years, American networks have revived such classic TV games shows as Pyramid, Card Sharks and To Tell the Truth. Jeopardy! remains one of the hottest draws in supper hour television. Even CBC are in on the games revival with the launch of Family Feud Canada. So how come there hasn’t been a reboot