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Broadcast network TV has had more obituaries lately than the cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. All the action is over on streaming, we are told, as Apple, Disney, Warners and others ramp up their VOD launches in a “Winter is Coming” battle to the death with Netflix, Amazon and others. Reports on the

I spoke Monday with CTV News Channel midday anchor Marcia MacMillan about Sunday’s Oscar broadcast. As you can see from the above video, I generally gave the show a positive review, and can see the Academy going with a hostless event again next year. Did anybody really miss watching a busload of tourists wander into

Oscar ratings are plummeting. I blame Leslie Neilsen. The Canadian born “Naked Gun” star hasn’t made a movie since 2009. This is mainly because he died in 2010. Neilsen was pretty much the reason I went to the movies. Imagine how much better “The Shape of Water” would have been if Frank Drebin had been

Tributes are pouring in for Penny Marshall, best known for her years co-starring on Laverne & Shirley as well as directing such hits as “Big” and “A League of Their Own.” Marshall, 75, died at her home in Los Angeles on Tuesday of complications from diabetes. As “Monsters & Critics” editor April Neale headlined it,

I grew up without brothers or sisters, the dreaded only child. Many of my friends and cousins, however, were part of large Catholic families. The Bullocks numbered eight kids and one elderly auntie, although no one ever saw all of them in the same room at the same time. My cousins who lived north of