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Scott Thompson asks, “Can they ever do these things right?” The Global News Radio host was talking about Friends: The Reunion, now streaming on HBO Max in the US and on Crave in Canada. The Hamilton, Ont., based broadcaster had heard all about the cast getting back together after 17 years but, when we spoke

And that’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown. It looks like AppleTV+ listened when cries went up that viewers would have to subscribe to their service this year in order to see their favourite, 50-year-old Peanuts specials. Both A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas will now be available to watch on

The late great Canadian comedian Dave Broadfoot titled his 2002 autobiography, “Old Enough to Say What I Want.” That philosophy is shared — and exploded to bits — in Hey Lady!, an edgy and hilarious new digital series premiering Friday on CBC Gem. Lady, played by Jayne Eastwood, is a 75-year-old senior who tells us

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

People are still upset about that “Simpsons come to Canada” episode that aired last Sunday. Most of the ruckus, however, comes from south of the border. It seems the good folks of Buffalo, N.Y., are ready to sic Cellino & Barnes on the show’s writing team — including the co-writer of “D’oh Canada,” Exeter, Ont.,

Earlier this week I spoke with CHML’s afternoon host Scott Thompson about Disney’s US$71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, an entertainment industry power move that took two years to finalize. Besides the movie division and access to films such as “Avatar,” “Titanic” and “Deadpool,” Fox’s TV holdings are vast and international. They include Twentieth

On Sunday, I will “take off” for the SCTV reunion at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto. CHML’s Scott Thompson had plenty of questions about Martin Scorsese’s upcoming SCTV documentary, which has just been picked up in Canada by CTV. Smart move, Bell. Not a lot of details are known at this point about the project,