At the beginning of Sunday night’s 95th Annual Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel parachuted from the rafters down onto the stage of the Dolby Theater. The live stunt came right after the opening film montage which had Kimmel ejecting from Tom Cruise’s fighter jet in a scene from one of the nominated movies, “Top Gun.” But it
I have not seen any of the films nominated for Best Picture at the 95th Annual Academy Awards, which airs Sunday on ABC and CTV. I’ll watch, as usual, at least some of the show. I’m glad Jimmy Kimmel is hosting. This is his third time and he seems the perfect choice to host post-Slap.
Are you finding the buttons wearing out on your remote? Soon there will be nothing left but a stick and a battery as broadcasters and streamers keep piling it on. As always, please keep checking back as new shows will be added throughout the month. UPDATED MARCH 14 TUES/MARCH 1 POSTPONED!! David apparently didn’t have
Canadian coverage of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards bombed ratings-wise about as badly as it did in the U.S. while still clinging to the most-watched spot for the week. That’s according to Numeris’ Top-30 tally for April 19-25. The Oscars in Canada drew 2,258,000 total 2+, Live+7 viewers April 25, almost twice the audience, proportionally,
Jimmy Kimmel says this about last year’s Oscar “Best Winner” screw up: “If it happens again, literally everyone that works at ABC should be fired, right?” he told reporters in Pasadena in January. “If it happens a second time, no one is competent enough to be running a television show or network. So I don’t think it’s going
This whole “skinny basic” cable kerfuffle is radio gold to my pal Scott Thompson at AM900 CHML. He could hardly wait to dive into it on this week’s radio chat. Scott asks if the cable/satellite providers aren’t missing an opportunity by keeping this offer–a skinny basic tier of programming for 25 bucks–as far under the radar
What with traveling to and from North Carolina and all, I didn’t get to chat with CHML’s Scott Thompson this week until Friday. We had plenty of catching up to do, including a post mortem on Rob Ford’s appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, another look at Ellen DeGeneres’ job hosting The Oscars and my visit
Is The Artist a shoo-in to win Best Picture at tonight’s 84th Annual Academy Awards? The ceremonies begin live tonight at 8:30 p.m. on ABC and CTV.There’s a lot of buzz that the black and white French feature may become the first silent film since the inaugural winner, Wings, to capture the Best Picture prize.