Yes, we’re still in lockdown; in some places, more locked down then ever. While you’re waiting to get vaccinated, here are five recent shows to search, binge and enjoy: Death to 2020 (Netflix). The folks behind the British mockumentary Black Mirror created this deadpan, cynical, wickedly funny look at the year from Hell. Brilliantly written
In an age of endless searching and typing and trying to remember what channel is where I just love simple voice commands. That’s why I love Rogers Ignite. Now, full disclosure: as a Rogers Ignite influencer, I enjoy a complimentary subscription to the service. Nonetheless, I’m happy to sing its praises. It’s the best way
CBC has holiday fare all month long including these Canadian movie premieres:“A Christmas Winter Song” Wed., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Rock N’ Roll Christmas” Wed., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Sat., Dec. 12“A Christmas Movie Christmas” Wed., Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)“Christmas on the River” Wed., Dec. 23, 8 p.m.
Okay, sit up loyal subjects. The Crown has spun sharply into the tabloid era. The fourth season premiere of the hit Netflix drama is a brisk, hour-long episode introducing two of the most polarizing figures in Elizabeth the Second’s long reign: Diana Spencer, a.k.a. the former Princess of Wales (played by Emma Corrin) and Margaret
God knows Canada needs a new Broadcasting Act. The first clue: they’re still calling it the Broadcasting Act. Network heads and studio executives have been lobbying hard for years to have the Canadian government step in and, as they see it, level the playing field by mandating that streaming services operating in Canada contribute to
I was doing my usual monthly TV report Monday on the Humble & Fred Radio Show when co-host “Humble” Howard Glassman asked if I had seen The Queen’s Gambit. Howard seems to see all the shows I should be watching, so I thought I’d better have a gander. Glassman warned it was slow moving but
If you’ve seen Rita Moreno as Lydia Riera on One Day at a Time, you know the lady knows how to make an entrance. Lydia, a retired singer-dancer, likes to dramatically part the curtain that separates the kitchen from the living room in her extended family’s crowded Cuban-American house. Then she bursts through like she’s
David Letterman’s Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction returns for a third season Oct. 21. Guests will include Dave Chappelle, Robert Downey, Jr., Kim Kardashian West and Lizzo. The streaming service issued this trailer today and I can already think of Top 10 reasons to watch the series again — just for Chappelle.