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Mad Men has often been accused of being slow, so I thought I would take my time before weighing in on the final episode. Actually I just saw it Friday night. Was up north the Sunday it aired and my neighbour has rigged his dish just to get hockey games. Had it in my PVR

  Sunday, bloody Sunday. That’s not a movie title, that’s a ratings picture. Sunday used to be broadcast’s biggest night, but in the overnights at least, it is becoming a big indicator of a rapidly shifting media landscape. Take this past Easter Friday, April 6. Holidays are always a bit skewed but CTV seemed well

Trevor Noah–how long can you tread water? If I had tweeted that, there might be pushback. Do I have something against South Africans and swimming? Am I trying to link Noah with a man who many years ago made famous fun of the Biblical Noah–Bill Cosby? Am I mocking the current curfew on water usage

I sat down with Annette Hamm on CHCH’s Morning Live last week and gave my picks for the best of what’s coming up on TV in 2015. We show clips from Wayward Pines, Schitt’s Creek, Togetherness and the new version of The Odd Couple featuring Matthew Perry. I also recommend two nifty little FXX comedies: Jay Baruchel’s

PASADENA, Calif.–AMC owned TCA for a couple of hours Saturday. Coming in: Better Call Saul. Going out: Mad Men. (A Halt and Catch Fire session was squeezed in between.) Critics who leaned back through much of HBO’s relatively quiet afternoon were back leaning forward. There was plenty to hear, especially from showrunners and critics’ pals

Call me a sentimental old fluff, but I loved Robert Morse’s song and dance at the end of the mid-season finale of AMC’s Mad Men. Don Draper (Jon Hamm) has just turned around and he sees a ghost: Bert Cooper (Morse) breaking into a soft shoe (more of a soft sock as–in a nice touch–his