I wondered if any of the Canadian networks would dare use phrases such as “the most coveted new series of the season” to hype their September schedules. After all, thanks to COVID-19, this is a year with a record low number of American rookies to cherry pick. There weren’t even pilots to watch. It’s like
Wednesday night is Jason Priestley night on Global with the actor fronting two shows likely to wind up in the Canadian Top 10 for the week. First up at 8 p.m. ET/PT is the season finale of Private Eyes, the top-rated scripted series in Canada this summer — American or Canadian. At 9 p.m., Priestley
The Amazing Race Canada continues to dominate the summer TV scene in English Canada. Tuesday’s release of the July 15 to 21st national Live+7 data shows The Amazing Race Canada on top for the third straight week with 1,885,000 viewers. In second spot is the weekly average for The CTV Evening News, which sits more
This has been the most muted upfront TV season I can remember. That impression may, admittedly, be due to the fact that I’ve seen a lot of them, but also I think it is because all the action and excitement and, frankly, a great deal of the audience, has shifted over to the streaming side.
There are plenty of season finales this month as there always are at this time of year, but the big one is the 279th and final episode of The Big Bang Theory. The No. 1 series in Canada and the U.S. signs off for good May 16. Details on that and many other May highlights
Set phasers to stun! William Shatner has released not one but two new albums of his unique, spoken word song stylings this year, including his brand new Christmas collection, Shatner Claus. Follow this link to my Canadian Press feature about the enterprising actor and his latest musical efforts. The Star Trek legend never seems to
Do you have Canadian Screen Week fever? Yes, the annual Canadian TV and film industry salute to itself is knee-deep in statue swapping. Very practical awards that double as ice scrapers are being distributed to everyone who over-paid for tickets to attend the multiple nightly galas. It all culminates Sunday at the main gala, broadcast on