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TV Reviews

Reviews of my favourite (or least favourite) TV shows.

Netflix Canada’s next big hit: Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt!

January 22, 2015

I’ll be honest, while I love Netflix Canada, I don’t always dive right into their original series, but that hasn’t stopped me from losing sleep over my excitement for the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, which will be released on the streaming …
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TV Preview: Tom Green plants his “seed” on City!

March 24, 2013

If you need another reason to watch City’s always hilarious Seed, I’ve got two words for you: Tom and Green. That’s right, one of the country’s most outrageous comedians joins the Canadian freshman comedy.  In tonight’s episode  he’s trading in …
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Is MTV Canada’s 1g5g healthy or hazardous?

March 21, 2013

A few years ago, I wrote about MTV Canada’s 1 Girl, 5 Gays, a late night talk show that features five gay guys answering questions about love and sex. At the time, it was the most interesting show that MTV …
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Pros and Cons: Reviewing Big Brother Canada’s first episode!

February 28, 2013

Last night, I surprised myself with my eager anticipation for the premiere of Big Brother Canada. As the final moments of Survivor aired, I knew we were that much closer to Big Brother Canada and I was seriously pumped.  Why?  …
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The free sample of City’s “Seed” worth a shot.

January 29, 2013

(That might be my most innuendo-laced title for a blog post ever.) Next Monday, City will premiere its first original scripted show since (I believe) Less Than Kind in 2008. Luckily, Seed is worth the wait. Ahead of its premiere, …
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Review: Catfish: The TV Show a worthy (and terrifying) catch

November 18, 2012

A few years ago, the movie Catfish came out in theatres and I don’t think there’s been a week that has gone by where I haven’t thought about this oddly disturbing and chilling movie. It was about a man named …
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Should you be over the moon for CBC’s Over the Rainbow?

September 17, 2012

Yesterday, CBC launched its newest reality singing competition Over The Rainbow. Like “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?” before it, OTR is on search for the next Dorothy, who’ll star in an upcoming production in Toronto, produced by …
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Hell on Wheels: A hell of a good show.

August 12, 2012

On Sunday night, I was stoked to attend the premiere party for the second season of AMC’s Hell on Wheels. Calgary might seem like a weird place to hold the event that featured the entire cast and crew, but not …
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Metro: Religion, Face eating and Bad parenting! Oh my!

June 29, 2012

First things first, I love having a column in Metro. It lets me pretend that I’m a legitimate writer.  That being said, sometimes it’s hard to say what I want to say, when I’m limited to 400 words.  This week …
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Is Global trying to fail “The Glee Project”

June 18, 2012

If you’re like me, then you’ve probably given up on Glee.  By given up, I mean that I still watch it, I’m just not pumped about it, like I once was. One show that I am pumped about is Glee’s …
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Finally, a reason to watch TSN.

June 12, 2012

This may come as a shock to you, but I don’t watch a ton of TSN. I’ll give you a moment to compose yourself. Why are you still laughing? Anyway, the point I was trying to make is that I …
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Saving Hope: A medical show with a spiritual twist.

June 7, 2012

Remember that famous story about the New York Sun editor, who responded to a curious eight year old in his editorials that, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.”? It inspired countless movies, ornaments and a renewed faith in the …
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Review: The ‘Desperate’ Real Housewives of Vancouver.

April 4, 2012

Move over Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, there’s a new group of women in town, and they’re a lot drunker than you are. The Real Housewives of Vancouver finally premieres tonight on Slice and if you haven’t already stopped reading, …
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The Junos! (From my hotel room.)

April 2, 2012

Photo: The Canadian Press Yesterday was a weird experience for me.  It was the first time in five years that I wasn’t backstage at the Junos, which took place last night in Ottawa and were hosted by William Shatner. Instead, …
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Review: ‘The L.A. Complex’ is the show we’ve been waiting for!

January 9, 2012

If you’re like me and you’ve been a fan of Degrassi your whole life, you’ve always wondered what happened to the characters after they graduated?  Fans of the original series got a taste of life after Degrassi when the still …
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