Have you watched any of these so-called “Slow-docs” from Mitch Azaria? The executive producer of “Tripping the Rideau Canal” and “Trippimg the Niagara” is back for the thrd-straight spring with a new TVOntario documentary. When I interviewed him last year, I suggested he should go “Tripping the Bruce” next. And that’s exactly what he did!
As the man himself would have said, it’s “marvelous” to be in the Saturday Toronto Star today with a full-page story on Elwy Yost. Find the feature on page C4 of the Culture/Entertainment section or here on-line for subscribers at theStar.ca. Between 1974 and 1999 Yost was the pipe smoking, mustachioed host of “Saturday Night
It was great fun reconnecting with Graham Yost on this week’s episode of brioux.tv the podcast. Press the white arrow about to listen to the entire conversation. One of TV’s busiest executive producers, Yost’s credits include being showrunner on the Peabody award winning series Justified, excutive producer on The Americans and Sneaky Pete and writing
Ready to go Tripping again? All of us who have been in lockdown through this year-plus pandemic would love to get out and visit and explore. The warm days of early spring are adding to the cabin fever. Last April, viewers got to live the travel dream vicariously thanks to Tripping the Rideau, a serene
It’s been a tough year for all of us, but also for broadcasters. If you have any doubt, check the TV listings for this New Year’s Eve. In a normal year, Citytv, CTV and Global would be hosting big, live, outdoor extravaganzas featuring coast-to-coast Canadian musicians entertaining thousands in front of various stages. This year:
On Thursday, my backyard was turned into an impromptu TV studio. It was all for a good cause, however, as I was asked to help pay homage to the late, great Elwy Yost. Yost and his over-sized noggin never wore out their welcome on TV screens throughout Ontario back in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.
They say it’s a dog’s life. Unfortunately, it is not always pretty. Especially internationally. That’s the main take away from Rescuing Rex, a 90-minute doggie documentary premiering Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on TVOntario. I’d say watch with your dog but Fido might run off and hide under the table. This is not about canine
You’ve been locked inside your house for what seems like months. You’re screaming for the outdoors but you can’t escape your living room. Wouldn’t you love to take a four hour boat ride down the Rideau canal? You can, Friday, as TVO presents “Tripping the Rideau Canal.” The four-hour documentary captures, pretty much in real