February 2013

arrested_developmentbenstillerBen Stiller has been confirmed to be making an appearance in the new Arrested Development season.

The actor will reprise his role as magician Tony Wonder, who was a rival to G.O.B (Will Arnett) in the second and third seasons of the show.

Other guest stars for the series include Seth Rogen, Isla Fisher, Kristin Wiig and Conan O’Brien.

HeartlandlogoCBC Heartland will notch up its 100th episode this Sunday.

The popular family drama will celebrate the milestone at 7pm on March 3.

CBC’s successful, multi-generational family saga Heartland marks a broadcasting milestone, celebrating its 100th episode on Sunday, March 3 at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT) on CBC-TV. Canada’s most popular family drama, Heartland has remained a staple of CBC’s powerhouse Sunday night line-up for six seasons and boasts an actively engaged and ever-growing fan-base of viewers. Continue reading »

CTVNews2012CTV News is offering extended overage of Pope Benedict XVI’s farewell this week.

CTV News offers unparalleled coverage of Pope Benedict XVI’s final days at the Vatican, as the College of Cardinals prepares to convene for the papal conclave. Beginning tomorrow,Wednesday Feb. 27 at 4:30 a.m. ET on CTV, Canada AM hosts an early broadcast capturing the complete coverage of Pope Benedict XVI’s final public address.

Canada AM’s Beverly Thomson and Marci Ien host live coverage from Rome, documenting Pope Benedict XVI’s final words to the tens of thousands of faithful expected to attend. The hosts will be joined by a panel of experts including Father Michael Bechard, Chaplain at King’s University College; Michael Higgings, Vice President for Mission and Catholic Identity at Sacred Heart University; Gerry O’Connell of the Vatican Insider; and McGill historian John Zucchi. Continue reading »

CanadianScreenAwards640Another batch of presenter has been announced for the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards this Sunday.

Seven more presenters are set to join beloved comedian and host Martin Short, to honour our nation’s top film and television talent.

Rounding out the mix are Geneviève Bujold (Still Mine), Sara Canning (Primeval: New World), Kristin Kreuk (Beauty and the Beast), Kristin Lehman (Motive), the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy) and Alan Thicke (The L.A. Complex). Continue reading »

HomelandCarrieBravo is bringing Homeland to Canadian audiences right from the beginning.

The network will air the first and second seasons of the critically-acclaimed drama series from March 6.

Homeland is a one-hour psychological thriller starring Danes as a CIA officer who becomes convinced that the intelligence that led to the rescue of a U.S. soldier (Lewis) who had been missing in Iraq and presumed dead for eight years was a set-up, and may be connected to an Al Qaeda plot to be carried out on American soil. Continue reading »

The BroathTwo former How I Met Your Mother guest stars will return to the series this season.

Becki Newton and Jayma Mays will both reprise their respective roles on the comedy series on upcoming episodes.

Newton will return as Barney’s (Neil Patrick Harris) ex Quinn while Mays is back as a girl who Ted (Josh Radnor) flirted with in season one. Continue reading »

AndyDickThe celebrities for the latest season of Dancing with the Stars have been revealed.

The ABC network has announced the 11 celebrities and the three new pros who will take part in the series in the coming months. Continue reading »

The winner of the ‘Best Actress’ award at the Oscars gives a bunch of brilliant answers to some seriously idiotic questions.

mad-men-season-5American network AMC have set up this website as a warning to Canadian fans of the likes of Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Mad Men that they may soon be without those shows.

Talks are still going on between AMC and Rogers over a deal for the network to continue screening in Canada.

AMC are urging Canadian fans to show their support for the shows via the website.

BreakignBad2013AMC issued a warning to Canadian fans of the likes of Breaking Bad and Mad Men that they may not see any new episodes of the shows if an agreement isn’t reached between the channel and Rogers Communications.

AMC said in a statement that Canadian fans may miss out on Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Mad Men if the two parties don’t strike a deal.

“We’ve had a long, productive relationship with Rogers Cable and are proud of the value we’ve created for them with AMC’s high-quality, acclaimed programming, including “The Walking Dead,” which is currently the No. 1 drama series on cable television,” the channel said in a statement. Continue reading »