I’ve been to CBS Television City studios in Hollywood, I’ve been to the fabled CBS Radford studio lot in the San Fernando Valley but I never thought I’d get to a CBS soundstage right in my own Canadian backyard. That happened Thursday at the official dedication of the CBS Stages Canada in Mississauga Ont., about
OK, I admit it — I was never a fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation. These space pyjama soaps are just not my jam. Year later, however, Patrick Stewart did this rude little cable show called Blunt Talk. It was silly and vulgar and outrageously funny. Stewart had the time of his life doing
On Thursday, The Toronto Maple Leafs faced off against the Boston Bruins in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The much feared (by Leafs fans) matchup resulted in a win for the Buds (4-1) and for Rogers Media. Their broadcast of the game on their CBC Hockey Night in Canada window played to 1,552,000
Lots of good news on the Star Trek: Discovery front. First: Thursday’s episode, “Light and Shadows,” is custom made for fans. It brings even greater depths to the eternal ‘Search for Spock’ (who we finally get to see). Young Spock, old Spock, future Spock — fans can’t get enough. Spock remains the enigma wrapped in
Captain’s log Stardate Thursday, January 17. Star Trek: Discovery boldly sets sail for a second shot-in-Toronto season. Fourteen new episodes will premiere on CBS All Access in the States and on specialty channel Space and the french-language Z in Canada. Canadians can also stream it on Crave. Netflix has rights in over 180 other countries.
Wednesday night, Fox kicked off the annual mid-season blitz of new TV shows with The Masked Singer. The series is like America’s Got Talent meets The Gong Show, with real singers hidden in goofy and elaborate, sports team-like mascot costumes. Youpee or whoever sings, and a panel of judges (one of them being Robin Thicke)
Here’s some news that came Over The Top and straight from the top: CBS CEO Leslie Moonves told industry analysts Thursday that the Eye network’s CBS All Access streaming service will cross the border into Canada in June. That is indeed an eye opener. The subscription based service has exceeded expectations so far, said Moonves.