“Holy shit is right, Devi,” I had almost forgotten one of the most delightful aspects of Never Have I Ever — the fact that it is narrated by John McEnroe — until I started watching the second season’s first episode. All ten new episodes are up now on Netflix. Let the binging begin. The former
It never fails to amaze me that broadcast networks still carry the Emmy Awards. The 73rd Emmy Awards is scheduled to return with a live audience and with Cedric the Entertainer as host on Sunday, Sept. 19 on CBS and CTV. CBS, with 26 nominations, does at least have a rooting interest (as does parent
Friday is always a big launch day for streaming services, but especially in the first weekend of summer. If you subscribe, therefore, to Netflix, Disney+, Peacock, Hulu or others, you should fine something fun to watch this weekend. If not, there’s always hockey. Here are some suggested picks: Miley Cyrus Presents Stand By You (Peacock).
Hey, I get it. Attending the Banff World Media Festival without actually going to Banff is like driving to Las Vegas but then never getting out of your car. What’s the point? Banff, more than any other film and TV festival, is all about the destination itself. It’s the allure of those stunning mountain vistas,
The Kominsky Method returns for a third and final season Friday on Netflix. Michael Douglas is back as aging and raging acting teacher Sandy Kominsky. No longer by his side is his best friend and agent Norman, played by Alan Arkin. Now, I’d still watch a film with just Stan Laurel and not Oliver Hardy,
There are many different ways to measure success in television these days. At brioux.tv, we take a weekly look at the Numeris Top 30 which looks at broadcast and specialty. Left out of the conversation is streaming and digital subscription-based services. Viewership numbers are not shared by Netflix, Disney+ and others, but there are ways
Much of my world view of international politics in the late ’60s, early ’70s was gleaned from the work of the great Toronto Star editorial cartoonist Duncan Macpherson. One example, above, shows HRH Prince Philip, returning home from a royal visit to Canada with multiple cowboy hats. His wife, The Queen, waits with a rolling
“Is regular network TV programming dead? These four Canadian broadcast execs say no, it’s evolving.” That’s the headline to a feature I wrote appearing in Saturday’s Toronto Star. Read the full story here if you’re a subscriber or, better yet, buy a copy. People have been writing the network TV obit for years. Tina Fey