Slice is back with more Canadian First Dates

I asked Adam Snider, who plays the chipper bartender on First Dates, how he thought he’d do on the series. Season Two begins Tuesday, March 14, on Slice. “Good question,” he said on the phone from Vancouver (the series is shot there in a downtown restaurant). “I think I would fare well. I can pretty much talk to… Read on

Spinning the Spun Out and BBC numbers

Spun Out opened Thursday night to 1,218,000 CTV viewers according to overnight estimates. Numbers for the second episode, which aired in the sitcom’s regular, Friday at 8 timeslot, will not be available here until next week. That’s a lot of viewers, and certainly much more than Seeds or Package Deal premiered to on City, but… Read on

Big Brother Canada gets a Global boost

Toronto player Kat Yee gets the boot on Big Brother Canada Big Brother Canada got off to a successful start this past week thanks to Big Mother. Shaw wisely chose to simultaneously launch their new homegrown reality series Wednesday night on the “mother” network, Global (straight out of their 2 million+ Survivor simulcast), as well… Read on

The only Big Brother Canada video to watch

The producers sent three crazy long video chunks from the seven-and-a-half hour Big Brother Canada press stunt. I’ve tried to boil them down under 15 minutes. Basically it’s me being rude, boorish and obnoxious–a real stretch. The scenes of my showmance with Global Morning Show co-host Kris Reyes have been held back due to the… Read on

TONIGHT: Big Brother Canada gets Sliced

The slop actually wasn’t so bad. All photos: Mark O’Neill Tonight marks the debut of Big Brother Canada, an idea whose time has come–and gone.I mentioned to a few American publicists last week in Florida that a Canadian version  of Big Brother was launching this month and they just looked at me and sarcastically asked,… Read on