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You type a lot of obits these days when you work the TV beat. This one hits home harder than most — Jim Bawden. It was Bawden’s TV column I read in the Toronto Star back when I was in high school and college. He covered the medium in print for 40 years (including an

It’s Saturday. I’m off doing other things, but here are three great television articles written by people I admire. Check them out: The Toronto Star’s Tony Wong is addicted to sandwiches and just generally food in general. I’m not sure where he puts it, but you don’t want to be behind him in line at

In a brave, new digital era of binge viewing, trust me to get hooked on a series which began back in the ’60s. The Courtship of Eddie’s Father ran for three seasons, from 1969 to ’72. I liked it as a pre-teen and enjoyed it even more the past several weeks as I caught up with

If you’ve been waiting for Season 2 of Transparent, wait no longer. All 10 new episodes dropped this weekend on Amazon Prime in the U.S. and UK and on shomi in Canada. The first new episode, “Kina Hora,” is a beaut. I wrote about what the series means to Jeffrey Tambor and Judith Light, the

Are you still watching Dancing with the Stars? The ABC variety/competition show is in its 10th year and 20th edition. Canadian Shark Tank money man Robert Herjavec and partner Kym Johnson are among the contestants, as are Suzanne Somers and her pro partner Tony Dovolani. The theme Monday was called “Most Memorable Year” but it was really