Sports fans are already climbing the walls with all the major leagues suspended until further notice. That now looks to be for much longer than just two or three weeks, jeopardizing everything from the NBC and NHL playoffs to the launch of the baseball season to The Masters and The Kentucky Derby. Sportsnet has already
In the excellent new HBO documentary “Ali: vs. Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes,” civil rights activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton observes that Dick Cavett “was the whitest of white guys in America. But he gave blacks that had been considered outside of the mainstream – like Ali – a chance to be heard,
One would almost need another full year to see enough of the TV shows released in 2019 in order to pick the best 10. The launch of AppleTV+, Disney+, the continuing content splurge from Netflix and other streamers and the latest from HBO kept us binging through eye strain for a full 12 months. Full
Today’s post is brought to you by the letter S — as in Sunday will make the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Sesame Street. The groundbreaking series is produced by Sesame Workshop (formerly known as the Children’s Television Workshop) and funded by the U.S. Office of Education, the Ford Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation.
October still offers a few more broadcast network launches but it will be the cable and streaming premieres that will jump to the top of your binge list. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2 Almost Family (Fox and CTV). A famous fertility doctor named Leon Bechley (played by Timothy Hutton) admits to being his clinic’s secret sperm provider
Think you know all there is to know about Woodstock? Think again, doobie breath. American Experience: Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation premieres Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 9 p.m. on PBS. The two-hour documentary retraces the path leading to the live concert festival that blew everybody’s mind in 1969, 50 years ago this month.
Monday, July 1 Corner Gas Animated (Comedy). Brett Butt’s ‘toon transformation of his Saskatchewan-based, live-action sitcom is back for a second season featuring guest voice appearances from Michael J. Fox (above right) and prime minister Justin Trudeau. Looks like somebody’s angling for an Order of Canada appointment! Divorce (HBO). Jessica Parker and Thomas Hayden Church
I’m late in posting this, but glad we live in an age when almost everything is a click away, so if you’re streaming savvy check out American Masters “Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me.” This outstanding documentary, already a festival favourite, premiered Tuesday on PBS but can still be streamed until March 19 —