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Still, the TV providers are hanging in there.
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In all the right ways: funny, self-effacing, polite, inclusive ...
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What makes a piece of content a television show, a movie, a YouTube clip? It's not a new discourse. It's something that many (including little old moi) have discussed, dissected and drafted articles a...
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It turns out that nobody knows what's what when it comes to the media anymore. Who do you trust for your news and media? Now, picture that media outlet. Which way does their news slant? Left? Right? H...
The 2017 SAGs had me feeling all of the feelings. Seriously. I am very confused right now. It is difficult to put my thoughts into words, but I will still try. On Sunday, we were called to make sh*t happen and use our skills to help those in need. We were asked on several occasions to unite, and not be afraid.
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Two Canadian dramas are aiming to bring a bit of cable edge to mainstream networks. "Pure" is a crime-drama whose premise might sound like a joke: The Mennonite Mob! While "Mary Kills People" is about a doctor who has an illegal side-line helping people commit suicide.
Twenty sixteen was a year of collective loss and sorrow. A year that spanked us. A year when the news made the news. And so it is fitting that many of my most memorable TV moments came straight from newscasts. Yes, we're tired of hearing about Trump. But alas, we don't get to fast-forward through his presidency.
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In ways I only now recognize in hindsight, Rory Gilmore shaped the trajectory of my life during an impressionable phase of transition-hood. While it sounds silly and cliché for a fictional character to have had such an impact, she truly was an integral part of my adolescence.
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Just like any time you check in with a friend you haven't seen in a very long time, interactions can be awkward at first. Unmet expectations and feelings of loss are a definite possibility. These characters have been suspended in reruns for almost a decade and all of a sudden, they've arrived in our present. They're using smartphones for god sakes! If they don't act how we expect them to, our intimate relationship with them and the show is at risk. I have no doubt it will all take some getting used to.
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Kim's Convenience may be breaking ground with its Korean-Canadian focus. But arguably it can still fall into the trap of putting people into "us" and "them" boxes. And, sadly, that too shows how truly universal it is.
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It's official: Canadians are cutting the cord and hungry for data. This week, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released its full Communications Monitoring Report. While filled with insights, it contains two major takeaways about how Canadians' viewing habits.
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So your kitchen cabinets, decoratively speaking, are on their last legs. What, if anything, could save them from the waiting jaws of a hungry dumpster? You face facts. It's time to whip 'em out and start over. Allow us to step in. Your trusty old kitchen, whilst it might appear caput, could actually be a suitable candidate for surgery.
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For the first time in forever, I actually felt good about my television show choices in 2015/16 considering I recognized seventy per cent of the faces that graced my TV screen with their presence while watching the Emmys. There were a couple of shockers, but the show was pretty predictable for the most part. Allow me to take you through the hits and misses of the night.
There was a time, not so long ago, in Canada when we depended on the editorial decisions of a few at the hub of a few daily newspapers and a couple of television stations, notably the CBC and its rival CTV. Rapidly, these sources are becoming like rotary landline telephones. Sure there are people who use them, but with each obituary, they become fewer.