Momoa scores a Hudson’s Bay breakaway in Frontier

When Jason Momoa says he wants to play hockey, you find him some skates– quick! The former Game of Thrones and Conan the Barbarian star takes on the Hudson’s Bay Company in Frontier, premiering Sunday night on Discovery Canada. The rest of the world can follow along on Netflix. Landon Liboiron (Hemlock Grove), Jessica Matten (Blackstone), Allan… Read on



BANFF 2016: “Broadcasting the 4K Way”

Banff, Alta– The second panel I moderated at Banff was “Broadcasting the 4K Way.” The panelists were Mary Ellen Carlyle, SVP & GM of Dome Productions, Scott Moore, President of Sportsnet and head of all things NHL at Rogers and my cousin Ken MacDonald, GM & VP of Discovery Canada. MacDonald, who I’ve been interviewing… Read on


Banff Media Fest 2016: Future talk tops Day Two

BANFF, Alta.–There should be a law against blogging at Banff. It is just too damn beautiful outside. Everywhere you look is a picture postcard. So let’s run through Monday’s Banff World Media Festival experience as quickly as possible. I moderated two sessions. The first was called, “The Future of Canadian Content” and the Alberta room… Read on


TONIGHT: The Smoking Gun a JFK shocker

“It’s the gunshot that echoed around the world–but who pulled the trigger?”That’s how the folks behind tonight’s documentary on the Kennedy assassination are hyping JFK: The Smoking Gun. The documentary premieres Sunday night at 8 p.m. on Discovery as well as on Reelz in the U.S.Montreal-based Muse Entertainment–who produced the highly-rated 10-part miniseries The Kennedys–are… Read on



For Reelz: JFK shot by own agent

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–“It’s the gunshot that echoed around the world–but who pulled the trigger?”That’s how the folks behind an upcoming documentary on the Kennedy assassination are hyping JFK: The Smoking Gun. The documentary premieres in November on the U.S. cable channel Reelz and on Discovery in Canada.Montreal-based Muse Entertainment–who produced the highly-rated 10-part miniseries The… Read on



Mythbusters duo rock Toronto stage show

Thanks to an invite from the folks at Discovery Canada, I caught the Mythbusters “Behind the Myths Tour” as it stopped in Toronto Thursday night. Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman were like rock stars at the Sony Centre, playing two shows with the evening performance packed to the rafters.A full house of adoring fans–many in… Read on