Chris Jancelewicz
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Always an entertainment enthusiast, Chris has interviewed thousands of celebrities. If it appears on a screen, he'll watch it, critique it, and obsess over it until the next big thing comes along.

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Leonard Nimoy Dead: 'Star Trek' Spock Actor Dies At 83

(36) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 12:30 PM

Legendary sci-fi actor Leonard Nimoy, who famously played the Vulcan Spock on TV and in the movie versions of "Star Trek," has passed away at the age of 83.

Nimoy's wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, confirmed his death, saying he ultimately succumbed to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease....

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'House Of Cards' Season 3: Frank Underwood Faces To Get You In The Mood

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 11:44 AM

Everyone's favourite ruthless politician is back.

Yes, now-President Frank Underwood is back on Season 3 of "House Of Cards," and the series is now streaming on Netflix Canada. If you're not in the mood for the heavy, sometimes-too-dense political drama, Frank has some issues with that....

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Toronto Was A Frozen Hostile Wasteland This Month

(4) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 11:00 AM

Hell has frozen over, and it's looking a lot like Toronto.

"I've never felt this cold!"

"It's the most freezing it's ever been!"

If you live in Toronto or know someone who lives there, you either said or heard something like this during the month of February.

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Ed The Sock: It Doesn't Pay To Be A Canadian Celebrity (VIDEO)

(6) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 3:38 PM

South of the border, it doesn't take much to become a celebrity. Take Elisabeth Hasselbeck, for instance. After appearing on "Survivor" as a contestant, Hasselbeck was picked up and became a co-panellist on "The View." Quite the leap.

As Ed the Sock explores this week on "Roughly 90 Seconds," the...

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Joan Rivers Snubbed In Oscars In Memoriam Video

(25) Comments | Posted February 22, 2015 | 11:40 PM

In what can only be deemed a bizarre (and glaring) omission, late comedienne and actress Joan Rivers was not included in the annual Academy Awards In Memoriam montage.

The tribute, which began with a heartfelt speech by Meryl Streep, paid homage to visionaries including Robin Williams, Mike Nichols, Maya Angelou,...

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Michael Mando, Nacho Varga On 'Better Call Saul,' Goes On Desert Hikes With Bob Odenkirk

(3) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 2:08 PM

For Canadian actor Michael Mando, lightning can strike twice.

Previously the "villain" (of sorts) in sci-fi juggernaut "Orphan Black," Mando is now a part of "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" on AMC, which not only broke ratings records for its premiere, but is receiving rave...

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'Better Call Saul' Review: 'Breaking Bad' Fans Will Not Be Disappointed

(2) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 7:47 AM

*** WARNING: May contain some spoilers. I've watched the first two episodes of "Better Call Saul," but I do my best to keep any major spoilers to a minimum. ***

When I first heard the news that AMC was creating a "Breaking Bad" prequel, I couldn't conceive of a worse...

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Super Bowl 2015 Kickoff Time And Where To Watch In Canada

(1) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 2:54 PM

Super Bowl 2015 is almost here!

Soon, the Super Bowl commercials, half-time show and game will become Monday water-cooler talk. So where to watch? The contest for the Vince Lombardi Trophy takes place with a kickoff time set for 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT) on Sunday, Feb....

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'X-Files' Reboot: David Duchovny Gives His Seal Of Approval

(3) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 11:14 AM

Hope is out there. It is.

Now "X-Files" fans the world over can finally start to get really excited; Fox Mulder himself -- David Duchovny -- told USA Today that he'd be completely willing to return to the sci-fi franchise if it was...

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Tatiana Maslany In 'Star Wars' Spinoff? 'Orphan Black' Actor Allegedly A Contender For Lead Role

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 10:32 AM

This would certainly be a Clone war ... of some kind.

Canadian "Orphan Black" star Tatiana Maslany is reportedly being considered for a lead role in Gareth Edwards' clandestine "Star Wars" spinoff.

Maslany is said to be on a short list...

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'Sunnyside': Canadian TV's Latest Sketch Comedy Gem (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 2:38 PM

Canadians have the comedy market cornered, everybody knows that.

So it's no surprise that the new sketch comedy/sitcom hybrid "Sunnyside" tickles the funnybone, and then some. It premiered on January 8, 2015.

"Sunnyside" is a six-episode, half-hour series with recurring characters and recurring locations that pop...

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Russell Brand Calls Out Bruce Jenner Magazine Cover As Transphobic

(2) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 11:45 AM

WARNING: Some explicit language! (After all, it is Russell Brand...)

Last week, the cover of In Touch magazine featured Bruce Jenner as we've never seen him before: dressed like a woman with a feminine hairdo, lipstick and other makeup.

The photo was obviously very fake, with Jenner touched...

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'Big Brother Canada' Season 3: When Does The Reality Show Start?

(5) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 9:43 AM

We're sure all of you "Big Brother Canada" fans missed that house.

You don't have long to wait to re-enter and re-obsess over the "BBCan" houseguests -- the premiere date for Season 3 is nigh. "Big Brother Canada" Season 3 is set to premiere Monday, March...

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Anne Kirkbride Dead: Deirdre Barlow On 'Coronation Street' Dies At Age 60

(5) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 4:42 PM

This is a sad day for the "Coronation Street" community.

The official "Corrie" Twitter account confirmed that long-time star Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow, passed away following a short illness:

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'Flaked' On Netflix: Will Arnett Comedy Series To Stream In 2016

(1) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 4:16 PM

CBS may have killed "The Millers," but Canadian funnyman Will Arnett has quickly gotten some new life on TV.

Netflix has ordered "Flaked," a new comedy series starring Will Arnett as Chip. Eight episodes of the series will premiere exclusively across all Netflix territories in 2016...

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SheDot Festival 2015: Margaret Cho Headlining Women-Only Comedy Festival

(2) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 11:37 AM

Get ready, Toronto (and any Canadians visiting Toronto in May)! The city is about to get a whole lot raunchier.

The SheDot Festival is returning to Ontario's capital for the second year, and this time they've secured one hell of a headliner -- acerbic comedian (and recent Kim...

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What Happened to Johnny Depp?

(61) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 8:48 AM

This is a post I never thought I'd write.

I grew up in the '80s and '90s, and there was no actor as consistently "cool" (to me at least) as Johnny Depp. He could do no wrong: he had sex appeal on- and off-screen, he could play the...

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Canadian Screen Awards Nominees 2015: 'Orphan Black,' Xavier Dolan's 'Mommy' Lead The Pack

(1) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 1:52 PM

Canadian entertainment has a lot to be proud of this year.

The Canadian Screen Awards nominees for the past year were announced at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, with TV show "Orphan Black" and Xavier Dolan's film "Mommy" amassing many of the...

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'Schitt's Creek' Season 2: CBC Comedy Renewed Before Show Even Starts

(0) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 12:17 PM

This bodes well for the show's future!

With the first season of "Schitt's Creek" premiering this Tuesday, January 13 at 9 p.m., CBC is pleased to announce that the second season has already been green-lit and is set to premiere in winter 2016.

The highly anticipated...

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'Schitt's Creek': Eugene Levy, Dan Levy, Catherine O'Hara Bring The Funny To CBC

(7) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 11:00 AM

Canadian TV is in dire need of an edgy comedy, and it looks like we've gotten it with "Schitt's Creek." CBC TV has been killing it lately with their new slate of programming -- from the female-driven "Strange Empire" to the marvelous "Book Of...

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