Good news out of LA today for Vancouver: The CW has just renewed a whack of B.C.-based shows. Supernatural (returning for a 15th season next fall), Arrow (Season 8), The Flash (Season 6), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (Season 5), Supergirl (also 5) and Riverdale (Season 4) and new series Charmed (renewed for a second season)
It’s been a few weeks since I last checked in with CHML’s Scott Thompson. The Hamilton, Ont. radio host wanted to catch up on some old news–Kelly Ripa getting all shirty over Michael Strahan ditching Live!, my trip to New York and to the set of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as well as
This must be some kind of a first: two shows shot in separate countries airing on separate networks crossover Monday night. Mind you, the countries and the networks are neighbourly. The Flash–shot in Vancouver and airing on The CW–visits Supergirl–shot in Los Angeles and airing on CBS–Monday night at 8 p.m. ET. Read more about
What TV show has had 410 million YouTube views in the past 10 months? The same show has posted 53 videos with at least one million views and also has 1.85M YouTube subscribers. Nope–it’s The Late Late Show with James Corden. TCA reporters were given a day pass from the Langham Hotel in Pasadena and
There was much to cover on this week’s radio chat with CHML’s Scott Thompson. Among the topics was the job slashing this week carried out at Bell Media. The axe swung in several newsrooms, with long-time CTV News Network veteran Dan Matheson among the victims. A couple of times in recent years I’ve driven out to
Look–up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s those Supergirl ratings! Despite a lame lead-in (Minority Report, shrinking to 415,000 off an awkward shift to 7:30), the comic book-inspired CBS series got off to a flying start Monday on Global, drawing an overnight, estimated 1,709,000 2+ viewers from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Is it possible to be bored with a Fall TV season before it even starts? That seems to be the case with many critics this September after suffering through a largely lame, unadventurous pack of pilots. Talk about seen-it-before: Don Johnson, John Stamos, Rob Lowe, The Muppets and Heroes? I feel as if I’ve covered