Some follow up on the post earlier this week regarding the original Star Trek boldly going forth two days earlier in Canada than in the united States. September 8 was celebrated on social media as “Star Trek Day” as it marked the 55th anniversary of the series launch on NBC in 1966. A reader of
Set phasers for stunned! Kevin Vahey, an eagle-eyed reader from Cambridge, MA, knows his TV history. He has shared some little known facts here in the past and just sent another red alert. If you’re surfing around social media you may have noticed several postings celebrating today, September 8, as the 55th anniversary of the
Birthdays — the final frontier. William Shatner turns 90 today, Monday March 22. Time to drag out this horribly awkward shot I ducked into with the actor on the set of Private Eyes in Toronto three seasons ago. He looks like he wants to swat me with the script he is clutching in his hand.
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
Captain’s log: stardate Sept. 8, 1966 — the cast and crew of the USS Enterprise set off on what turned out to be a three season voyage on NBC — 54 years ago today. The original Star Trek series didn’t boldly go; it barely went into a third season. Yet the franchise is still in
Andrew Phung says he is “chompin’ at the bit” to get back to work on a fifth season of Kim’s Convenience. The actor/comedian, who has won three Canadian Screen Awards for his portrayal of Kimchee on the CBC comedy, told me that the cast has already taken part in some virtual table reads of scripts
This weekend in Los Angeles, the stars you grew up with on television are ready to sign your autograph book. William Shatner, Richard Dean Anderson, Angie Dickinson, Barbara Eden, Brent Spiner, Dawn Wells, Erik Estrada, Genie Francis, Hal Linden, Lou Ferringo, Parker Stevenson, Peter Marshall and Sally Kellerman will all be on hand, some of
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