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Should Norm MacDonald host The Q?

November 2, 2014

You may have heard that CBC’s Q is now looking for a new host. The position is a good one. It has a prime timeslot. A huge audience, many with sympathetic ears. But…who should host it? Well…one name seems to …

Feelings alert: Heartland cast surprises super fans!

October 23, 2014

Let me tell you something right now, people love Heartland.  You might not, you might not have ever seen the CBC show, but trust me when I say that people love Heartland. For a long time, a Heartland post I …

Who will replace Strombo?

June 6, 2013

This weekend, Canadian media darling George Stroumboulopoulos will premiere his new 10-week long series on CNN. Stroumboulopoulos will cover all things news and entertainment and many think this will be George’s big break down south. And while there is no …

Seven reality shows you can apply for right now!

May 28, 2013

Big Brother Canada is done for the year. Amazing Race Canada already is already busy shooting around the country. But that doesn’t mean you still can’t have your shot at reality TV fame. Here are three Canadian reality shows you …

Strombo heads to CNN!

April 9, 2013

George is about to get a lot of new girlfriends! CNN announced today that they are launching a new interview show hosted by none other than  George Stroumboulopoulos! Fret not fans, this doesn’t mean he’s leaving our great country for …

Five Canadian shows that deserve to be Kickstarted!

March 14, 2013

By now you’ve heard about the Veronica Mars Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $2 million in less than ten hours.   As a giant fan of Veronica Mars, I couldn’t be more excited that the show will now be turned …

Interview: Sook-Yin Lee takes on the story of an epic love and heartbreaking loss.

March 8, 2013

This Sunday, when Canadians sit down to watch the CBC bio-pick Jack, they’ll see an entirely new side of Sook-Yin Lee, who plays Olivia Chow. That’s quite a feat for someone who’s spent most of her life being a part …

Interview: As Jack Layton, Rick Roberts tackles the role of a lifetime.

March 7, 2013

To some, Rick Roberts has a tricky. This Sunday, he’ll play the late Jack Layton in CBC’s movie, simply called “Jack.” Tricky, because the pain of Layton’s untimely death his still fresh in the minds of his biggest fans and …

First look: The Jack Layton movie.

March 6, 2013

When I first heard that they were going to make a movie about Jack Layton, I was a little nervous. It felt so, I don’t know, maybe American, to rush a biopic about someone whose death felt so recent. As …

A busy media-filled Friday!

January 4, 2013

(Photo via Calgary Herald.) Today was an especially busy Friday! This morning, Metro published my first column of 2013. It’s hard to belief that my weekly column will be three years old this year! And people said I couldn’t be …

CBC: Debating about the Christmas Creep

November 21, 2012

This morning, I joined CBC Radio’s Eyeopener and the Unconventional Panel to talk about the Christmas Creep. I actually hasn’t heard it called that before, but it was about the fact that every year, we are celebrating Christmas earlier and …

Why ’22 Minutes’ should be more like SNL

November 12, 2012

Tuesday night’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes on CBC will feature one of the network’s biggest stars, Jian Ghomeshi, guest hosting. Casting the Q host is an excellent decision, since it will likely bring a younger audience to the show, …

This US election has 22 minutes. (Video)

November 4, 2012

On Tuesday night, CBC’s This Hour has 22 minutes is taking on America and the election that we all wish would just end! Besides lampooning the politicians that we all love to hate, favorite 22 Minutes characters like Mrs Enid, …

Must watch: The Dan Mangan Documentary!

October 17, 2012

Saturday isn’t really known for fantastic TV, but this Saturday, all of that changes when CBC airs a new documentary about about Dan Mangan when he sold out the Orpheum theatre in Vancouver last November.

Mike on CBC Radio: Television vs. the Silver Screen

October 3, 2012

This morning, I joined CBC Radio’s Eyeopener once again for the Unconventional Panel. Today’s topic wasn’t one that was specific to Calgary, but definitely debatable none the less. We talk about movies vs. television shows, which are better, which make …