It’s been a tough year for all of us, but also for broadcasters. If you have any doubt, check the TV listings for this New Year’s Eve. In a normal year, Citytv, CTV and Global would be hosting big, live, outdoor extravaganzas featuring coast-to-coast Canadian musicians entertaining thousands in front of various stages. This year:
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.
A week into 2020, with schedules starting to heat up again, it’s time to get back to the numbers. Scheduling moves over the holidays generally fall into the stunt or one-off category. This is especially true of New Year’s Eve. This December 31, CBC programmers decided to end the year with five episodes of Family
I had heard rumblings that there wasn’t going to be a Royal Canadian Air Farce special this New Year’s Eve. What? No F-bomb adios? No splatter fiesta all over Doug Ford’s noggin? Thought I’d better go directly to the source on this one: Don Ferguson. The always engaging Farce co-founder met me for lunch late
Friday I headed downtown to the CBC Broadcast Centre with my next door neighbours Doug and Roberta to see another taping of The Royal Canadian Air Farce. The occasion was the annual Air Farce New Year’s Eve Special, a TV tradition that began in 1992. And, yes, we did stop at Apache Burger later in
Tonight’s annual Air Farce New Year’s Eve special is all about anniversaries. It was 40 years ago this week that the Royal Canadian Air Farce performed their first New Year’s Eve gig–on CBC radio. This year’s show marks 10 years of “Farce Films.” The short, one-camera on-location bits now make up 30% of the hour-long
It’s just not New Year’s Eve without another Air Farce New Year’s Eve CBC special. The fun begins Tuesday night at 8 p.m. as Canada’s most famous comedy troupe spoofs headlines from the past 12 months.The F-Bomb, of course, is aimed at several idiots, including Toronto legend Rob Ford, goofed on by Craig Lauzon in
Say goodnight Gracie Good morning, 2013. The new year brings 80 or so new and returning network shows, and those are just the ones that have been booked into schedules so far. There’s a new button above, right under the “TV Feeds My Family” banner, that will take you to the premiere dates. Thirteen start