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Annette Bourdeau

Entertainment Reporter

Annette Bourdeau is a Toronto-based journalist with an unnatural love of creating totally random movie-related lists. She’s currently obsessed with Sons of Anarchy and Breaking Bad on the small screen, and if she had to name just one favorite movie of all time it’d be The Big Lebowski.
CBC

Saying Goodbye To 'Republic Of Doyle'

For Allan Hawco, "The Republic Of Doyle" has truly been a labour of love. He has sacrificed sleep, among other things, to serve as the show's writer, producer, showrunner and charismatic star for six...
10/20/2014 01:48 EDT
Discovery

This Is A Different Twiggy Altogether

In the fascinating world of rat rods, "car parts" can entail everything from electric chairs to cowboy boots to gator heads. Yes, gator heads. If it's hard to visualize how a car interior could be mad...
04/16/2014 11:26 EDT
Crackle

Chad Michael Murray's Latest Show 'On Crack'

If you haven't discovered "Chosen" yet, now is the time to get caught up. Season 3 of Crackle's dark thriller premieres this week, with returning star Chad Michael Murray and newcomer Rose McGowan get...
04/14/2014 11:19 EDT
CBC

Canada, Like You've Never Seen It Before

Who knew that Canada has the largest concentration of snakes in the world? Jeff Turner, for one. He and his wife Sue are behind the new CBC nature show "Wild Canada," which weaves a plethora of fun fa...
03/12/2014 12:04 EDT
History

Digging For 'Yukon Gold' Again

The popular History hit "Yukon Gold" is back for another season and hoping to strike ratings gold again. Last year, it quickly scored a large, loyal audience and became History's number-one Canadian d...
02/26/2014 12:12 EST
Discovery

Meet One Of The 'Cold Water Cowboys'

Life at sea is no picnic for the tough Newfoundland fishermen featured in Discovery's latest reality show, "Cold Water Cowboys." To haul in a profitable load of fish, they battle icebergs, hurricanes,...
02/24/2014 03:37 EST
Susan Moss

Jon Dore: He's Baaaaack

Jon Dore returns to HBO Canada for Season 4 of the popular Canadian comedy show "Funny As Hell," which is premiering this week. Stand-up fans are in for a treat: this year's roster of comics includes...
02/12/2014 12:09 EST
Netflix

'Hemlock Grove': Darkness Is Coming

At the foot of a sweeping grand staircase in the foyer of an imposing early 20th century mansion, Famke Janssen is stoically explaining what's going to happen next to Bill Skarsgard as he fights back...
04/18/2013 12:26 EDT
AP

When Weather Changes The Course Of History

Talking about the weather is a national pastime (especially during those awkward elevator encounters) here in Canada. So it's a safe bet that History's new series, "Perfect Storms," is sure to fuel pl...
04/08/2013 12:28 EDT
HBO Canada

Jon Dore: Still 'Funny As Hell'

It's about to get a lot easier for Jon Dore fans to get their fix of the affable Canadian comedian. Season 3 of his popular show "Funny As Hell" premieres this week on HBO Canada. And next month, you...
03/21/2013 12:01 EDT