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Jay Baruchel TV Show, 'Man Seeking Woman,' Coming To FXX

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 5:02 PM

If you're a man seeking women, what better place to start looking than the streets of Toronto? Am I right, people?

Canadian actor Jay Baruchel makes just that decision in the new FXX comedy "Man Seeking Woman." He plays a 20-something single looking for love in...

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Jensen Ackles And Jared Padalecki, 'Supernatural' Stars, Absolutely Love Vancouver

(1) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 5:05 PM

You’d think after ten years shooting "Supernatural" in Vancouver that stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles would be sick and tired of both the series and the city. Nothing could be further from the truth.

"We still get excited about it," says Ackles. "That hasn’t tarnished in 10 years."

The...

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Cory Monteith Dead: Rare Star Remained Down To Earth Even After Big Break

(20) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 8:37 AM

In January of 2009, a Fox publicist approached me at the network's semi-annual Television Critics Association party in Pasadena, Calif. Would I like to meet a promising young Canadian, he asked. "This guy is going to be a big star.''

I'd heard that one before, but kept an open mind...

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CTV Iron Man Lloyd Robertson Calls it a Day

(8) Comments | Posted September 2, 2011 | 10:49 AM

Just as my kids have never known life without The Simpsons, few Canadians have known life without Lloyd Robertson.

Canada's most-trusted news anchor signed off for the last time last night on the CTV National News. He's been a TV newsman since before CTV was on the...

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Harry Belafonte and Gloria Steinem Help HBO Aim Higher

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2011 | 5:16 PM

Like television itself, the Television Critics Association press tour is often more about the sizzle than the steak. Especially during cable days, animal acts, multiple-partner families and Kardashians tend to drown out the smart stuff.

Day three of this press tour aimed higher. It helped that HBO...

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Elwy Yost 1925 - 2011

(4) Comments | Posted July 22, 2011 | 4:55 PM

Elwy Yost was such an unlikely TV star. With that big round head, bushy moustache and over-sized glasses, he looked more like a butcher or detective or some other character actor from one of his favourite films from the '30s or '40s.

The former host of TVO's Saturday...

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