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Bill Brioux

Veteran entertainment columnist

Veteran columnist Bill Brioux is one of the leading voices on the Canadian media and television scene. Over the past 20 years, he has written about television for The Canadian Press, the Toronto Star, the Toronto Sun, The Globe and Mail and MSNBC.com.

His career began at the Canadian edition of TV Guide where he served as Los Angeles bureau chief.

Later, as daily television columnist for the Toronto Sun, his humorous -- and always outspoken -- take on television and pop culture garnered numerous accolades, including two Edward A. Dunlop Awards for critical writing.

Since leaving the Sun in 2007, Brioux has emerged as a key pundit in a variety of radio, television and on-line forums, and as a contributor to leading publications. His book, Truth & Rumors: The Reality Behind TV’s Most Famous Myths, is available from Greenwood Publishing.
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Harry Belafonte and Gloria Steinem Help HBO Aim Higher

Like television itself, the Television Critics Association press tour is often more about the sizzle than the steak. It helped that HBO paneled sessions featuring American icons Harry Belafonte and Gloria Steinem and that certainly raised the bar.
07/29/2011 05:16 EDT
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Elwy Yost 1925 - 2011

Elwy Yost provided a window to classic films at a time when you couldn't just call up a Preston Sturges or Frank Capra title at Netflix or Rogers on-demand or even on video or DVD. There was no Turner Classic Movies 30 years ago; Elwy was it.
07/22/2011 04:56 EDT