Well, that was no Newhart. Neither, however, was it a Seinfeld. The hour-long series finale of The Big Bang Theory was simply two more episodes that will run forever in syndication and not stand out from any that went before them — which is exactly the way executive producer Chuck Lorre must have wanted it.
As the third season of The Big Bang Theory drew to a close, I was able to arrange a phone interview with Jim Parsons. The actor was still pumped from doing a “bit” that day with William Shatner on the stage of Carnegie Hall as part of CBS’ annual Upfront to advertisers in New York.
Earlier this week, it was announced that Toronto firefighter Jet Black and best pal Dave Schram were selected as the “Canada’s Choice” team for this summer’s edition of The Amazing Race Canada. The two London, Ont., natives beat out two other teams in a fan vote to get a second chance at winning. They finished
UPDATED WITH SEASON FINALE AUDIENCE NUMBER (see below). The ratings game is a funny business in Canada. Most if not all ad revenues are based on decades old ratings survey technology. Yet the industry has the means to determine exactly how many people are watching a certain show at a certain time, simply by adding
This Wednesday, CTV’s new sitcom Jann reached 586,000 viewers in overnight estimates. That’s a healthy jump from 441,000 the week before and the show’s second highest overnight outcome yet. So far, Jann has gone 768,000, 526,000, 441,000 and now 586,000. Wednesday’s episode featured Jann Arden’s old pal Rick Mercer as a guest star, plus a
In a quiet week with no new episodes of The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, New Amsterdam or The Good Doctor, the Top 30 leader board in English Canada had a very different look. Sitting at No. 1 in the most recent Numeris Live+7 national rankings was 9-1-1. The Fox first responder drama, imported by
Last week we showed how ratings for the Canadian Screen Awards were trending down, at least in overnight estimates, in English Canada. Viewers who might PVR live event programming such as sports or award shows still generally catch up with it the same night so let’s just say trending down period. The CSA’s have shed
NORTH BAY, Ontario — There was a surprise visitor to the set of Cardinal late last week — Doug Ford. No, the premiere wasn’t wanted for questioning on the police drama, or being busted for bringing booze to corner stores. He was there, along with local MPP and finance minister Vic Fedeli, to shake a