I can’t think of a single Buck Henry appearance or writing credit on TV or at the movies that didn’t make whatever it was better. That includes Captain Nice, an otherwise wretched series from 1967. The silly superhero spoof, created by Henry and starring a young William Daniels, made me laugh. What do you want,
I couldn’t help but wonder if Eddie Murphy had stayed away too long before his long-awaited return to Saturday Night Live over the weekend. After all, it had been since 1984 — 35 years — since the youngest-ever cast member had electrified audiences at 30 Rock. In hockey terms, would Murphy bathe in Rocket Richard-style
Last Saturday, Jimmy Fallon, Paul Rudd and James Corden played Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, French president Emanuel Macron and British PM Boris Johnson on the opening sketch on Saturday Night Live. They were joined by Alex Baldwin as U.S. president Donald Trump. The week before, when Will Farrell hosted, he was joined by former
In just a few weeks, the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian has gone warp speed to the top of the most-watched TV shows in America. According to data compiled the week of Nov. 17 – 23 in the United States, the first live action series spun off from the Star Wars movies scored over 100
CTV enjoyed a decade of dominance in the English Canada weekly ratings race with their CBS import The Big Bang Theory — the tentpole that always stood tallest. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to assume that, without the Chuck Lorre sitcom, that dominance was in peril. The evidence is in with the release Tuesday
Saturday Night Live was live from New York for a 45th season on the weekend. Time then for the 44th annual debate: is this show still funny? The answer always is, “It had its moments.” For me the high points were the cold opening with Larry David back as Bernie Sanders as well as the
The traditional broadcast networks used to introduce their new seasons with Fall Preview reels packed with catchy slogans and jingles such as, “Still the One!” “Where the Good Times Are” and “This is the place to be.” This year it’s more like, “Thanks for not cutting the cord yet!” Here’s a look at how shows
Despite tight, seven game series, the lack of Canadian teams in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs continues to leave Rogers Media singing the Blues. Take a look at Sunday’s overnight estimates. An afternoon game between the St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars drew an estimated 331,000 hockey fans to Sportsnet National.