The tribe has spoken, eh? Canadians will finally compete on Survivor

  Fire up the Tiki Torches and pass the ketchup flavoured potato chips — Canadians can now apply to be on the U.S. version of Survivor. Just as Donald Trump seems ready to kick Canadians out, CBS  announced Wednesday that Canadians will finally be able to join Americans on the long-running reality series. Host and executive… Read on



So far, no breakout hits among Fall rookies in Canada

So how are all these new Fall shows doing in Canada? About as so-so as they are in the U.S. based on first week, overnight impressions. Keep in mind overnights are now like watching the first two periods of a hockey game. Still, they provide a relative indication of which shows have made some sort… Read on


The week in Canada: Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

CTV, as usual, was quick to rush out a release declaring they have all the hot new shows so far this season. This after one week of total ratings. So, yes, Gotham opened huge as expected (3,375,000 Live + 7 viewers, gaining a million over the overnight tally) with Thursday night Shonda Rhimes drama How to… Read on




The week in Canada: May 12-18

Is there such a thing as a regular season anymore? TV has become such a 52-week business. Still, with the May sweeps winding down, time to check in on the ever-changing Canadian TV landscape. Here’s where things stood the week of May 12-18, viewers 2+, according to overnight estimates. MONDAY MAY 12 CBC’s last Stanley… Read on



Forget the Tiki torch–pass the laptop

When Survivor returns Wednesday night at 8 p.m., John Cochran will be watching. Not just because he won the last edition of the long-running reality series, but because he’s now a member of the CBS family.Immediately following his million-dollar win, the law grad landed a job as a writer on one of CBS’ new fall… Read on


Setting up Survivor with Boston Rob Mariano

Mariano: thinks Blue Jays will top his Sox Fire up the tiki torch and pass the Doritos. The 26th edition of Survivor premieres tonight at 8 p.m. ET on CBS and Global. The 90-minute episode will introduce 20 castaways, 10 past favourites and 10 new “fans.”I spoke with ultimate Survivor champion Boston Rob Mariano earlier… Read on