Today was my first “take daddy to work day.” Full disclosure: my son, Daniel Brioux, is part of the program development team at Vice Canada. Thursday, press were invited to scope out the new Vice studios in Toronto’s trendy Liberty Village. The state of the art media space has been carved into a century-old brick
Goodbye, reruns and summer shows. Hello new network cannon fodder. The fall TV season officially begins tonight and there are big budget new American shows plus new episodes of returning favourites. Among the prime time offerings: At 8 p.m., Gotham returns for a second bat-season, opposite the opener for The Voice as well as a
Sunday marks the finale of The 2015 Pan American Games. Canadian athletes did our country proud, winning a record 214 medals by end of day Saturday, including 77 gold. Sunday’s haul should add to that tally. But how did the Games do on TV? CBC is the rights holder and is looking for a big
From Tuesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live: Congratulations to John Tory, who has succeeded the inimitable Rob Ford as mayor of Toronto…Ford has vowed to run for mayor again in 2018. I don’t know if I can wait that long!
The Toronto Star had a fun story Saturday marking the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first concert at Maple Leaf Gardens. The two shows took place on Sept. 7, 1964 and, as you can see above, tickets were priced at $4.00 and $5.50, which, believe it or not, was considered a lot back when hamburgers
Guillermo del Toro loves Toronto. The Mexico-born director has shot five projects in the city and raves about the crews every chance he gets. He’s putting hundreds to work on the new horror-thriller The Strain, which premieres Sunday night on FX and FX Canada. I caught up with him in June when he was the
Quick–name the Toronto neighbourhood. Missy Peregrym and Peter Mooneyin a scene from Thursday night’s “Under Fire” episode of Rookie Blue. ABC Rookie Blue‘s Gregory Smith does double duty this week, directing as well as acting in “Under Fire” (Thursday at 10/9c on Global/ABC). Below is an article which ran here at the start of the
Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn are King & Maxwell You’ll want to catch Tuesday’s Canadian premiere of King & Maxwell from the very beginning (10 p.m. on Showcase). There’s a stunt involving a runaway bus that took place on the streets of Toronto that has to be seen to be believed.“It’s supposed to be D.C.