PASADENA, Calif. — There are so many streaming on demand services out there these days its easy to overlook the one we’ve all been watching for years — YouTube. The media company presented Saturday morning at press tour and there were several announcements about their programming. Their 2019 slate of shows had three billion views.
TV is expanding at such a rapid pace there’s just no time left for a TV critic to even type! That’s one reason I’m posting more and more video reviews here — shot in my car between errands. WIth Disney and Apple launching even more content in a week, these drive by reviews are the
Saturday in Brampton there was a new bawse in town. Lilly Singh, the 30-year-old Scarborough native ranked one of the top YouTube earners by Forbes magazine, made a promotional stop at the Bramalea City Centre Saturday in B-town. Singh’s new NBC series, A Little Late with Lilly Singh, takes over the old Carson Daly 1:35
Have you seen Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being interviewed on Hasan Minhaj’s Netflix series Patriot Act? The episode, which dropped Sunday, can also be streamed now on YouTube. This look at “The Two Sides of Canada” is a sharp, satirical jab aimed at a Prime Minister seen as a darling of the Left and the
Starting this September, Canada’s Lilly Singh will become the only woman in America’s late night lineup. The Scarborough, Ont., native will take over Carson Daly’s middle-of-the-night time slot as host of A Little Late with Lilly Singh. The half-hour nightly series will feature the Internet sensation conducting interviews, performing comedy sketches and preaching inspiration to
Curating and sharing vintage TV shows has been a passion of mine for several years. I’ve been screening 16mm network prints of everything from Batman and Bewitched to The Dick Van Dyke Show and half-hour Fall Preview reels since 2011 at TV on Film Project screenings. As some of you know, I’d rather thread than stream. One
MONTREAL — There’s an expression here at Just for Laughs: “Jump-the-liners.” These are folks who — in the minds of many stand-up comedians who have put in their dues in comedy clubs from Saskatchewan to Van Nuys — have had their big comedy break handed to them on a silver platter. One veteran comic I
This is harvest time for late night comedians. Look at the production values that go into this jab at Trump broadcast months ago on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The casting! (The stars of the Broadway smash The Producers, Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane, plus Cloris Leachman for a cameo.) The sets! The extras! Kimmel, who will be at