Kevin Bacon


Rogers finally pulled the plug on their doomed digital streaming service shomi. You can read their “We surrender!” release here. The service is set to end Nov. 30. Rogers, which joined with Shaw on the venture just a couple of years ago, expects to incur a loss of $100M to $140M in its third quarter. Shomi how to

It’s always nice to see a local boy do good.One such lad is Shawn Ashmore, who plays FBI agent Mike Weston on The Following. The Fox drama returned for a second 15-episode season recently and airs Monday nights at at 9 on both Fox and CTV.Ashmore and his twin brother Aaron (Smallville) were born in

Purefoy and Bacon: hide the kiddies Way, way back last June, when all the 2012-2013 screeners arrived from the networks, many critics felt the mid-season entry The Following was the best of the bunch. That series premieres tonight at 9 p.m.The crime thriller is dark and gritty, with Kevin Bacon in the lead as a

Kevin Bacon (left), with Fox programming chief Kevin Reilly at Tuesday night’s Fox TCA press tour party Usually at this time of year I’m completely immersed in the winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Ca. The bi-annual TV industry confab gets slammed as the “Batan Death March with cocktails” but it really is the

L.A. Reid, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Simon Cowell. Frank Micelotta/Fox On Monday, Fox made more headlines at their upfront about shows they are fixing than new shows they’re launching.The X Factor, the show everybody thought was the next sure thing blockbuster last fall, fell well short of ratings expectations. Executive producer/star Simon Cowell spent big