Some points to ponder as we look at the Numeris’ Top 30 Programs in English Canada for the week of Sept. 14 – 20: Canada loved the Emmys. CTV’s broadcast of the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards was ranked No. 1 for the week with 1,662,000 total (Live+7) viewers. It was Canada’s Emmys after all,
Here, for CTV News Channel, is my quick take on Sunday night’s historic Emmy sweep by the little Canadian comedy that could, Schitt’s Creek. The beard, of course, is my tribute to David Letterman, who stepped out of a limo in a field to share a delightful moment of comic madness to the proceedings.
Sunday night’s Emmy Awards were the best Emmys Ever — especially for a Canadian. The so-called “PandEmmys” were over an hour old before anything other than Schitt’s Creek claimed an award. The shot-in-Toronto series swept all the major primetime comedy awards — the first time this has ever happened — on its way to becoming
Ratched (Netflix) is a suspenseful drama set years before the scariest ever screen nurse landed in the “Cockoo’s Nest.” Sarah Paulson stars as asylum nurse Mildred Ratched (played to creepy perfection in the 1975 movie by Louise Fletcher). In this prequel, from American Horror Story showrunner Ryan Murphy, we see Mildred arrive in Northern California
Holy Schitt’s! Canada swept the comedy categories this year at the 36th annual Television Critics Association Awards. It was announced Monday that the CBC/Pop-TV sitcom Schitt’s Creek, for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, and Catherine O’Hara, for Individual Achievement in Comedy (playing Creek’s richly eccentric Moira Rose), were the tops in their categories as deemed by
Life imitated art last month as Dan Levy, Bette Midler, Issa Rae, Kaitlyn Dever and Sarah Paulson all took part in a virtual press session for the socially distanced comedy Coastal Elites. The special premieres Saturday on HBO and Crave. The virtual press day was hosted by Warner’s Media, part of the cable/streaming portion of
They can probably start measuring Moira’s head for a new tiara. As announced Tuesday in Los Angeles, the CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek scored 15 Emmy nominations, a record haul for a Canadian produced comedy. The series, which bowed out after a sixth and final season, earned all but one of the 16 nominations showered on
Episode 8 of brioux.tv: the podcast features an ol’ pal from the neighbourhood — Jon Comerford. Me and Jon went to separate schools together. This was way back when we were both dodging the strap from Sister Martha Ann at Our Lady of Peace grade school in the west end Toronto suburb of Etobicoke. Back when scouting and