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  • How to watch Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding in Canada

    May 2, 2018 4:00 PM 17

    Planning an early morning viewing party? Here’s what you need to know. Below is a look at the coverage Canadian broadcasters are planning around the big event. Starting the week of May 14, former CBC chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge returns to host a documentary showcase that takes viewers on a journey throughout the week. With a series of introductions

  • Cherie Dimaline's YA novel The Marrow Thieves optioned for television

    May 1, 2018 6:20 PM 15

    The bestselling, award-winning book is about a group of Indigenous people on the run in a dystopian near future. The Marrow Thieves, by Métis author Cherie Dimaline, has been optioned for television by Vancouver production company Thunderbird Entertainment, whose credits include Blade Runner 2049 and season two of Kim's Convenience. The novel is set in the near future

  • Mean Girls, SpongeBob lead Tony Award nominations with 12 nods each

    May 1, 2018 1:55 PM 16

    Mean Girls is an adaptation of Tina Fey’s much-beloved 2004 high school comedy movie and SpongeBob SquarePants is the goofy undersea adaptation from the cartoon. NEW YORK — Tina Fey’s musical Mean Girls, which she adapted from her much-beloved and oft-quoted 2004 high school comedy movie, and the goofy undersea adaptation from the cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants

  • Come From Away’s Toronto run gets extension to January 2019

    April 30, 2018 3:14 PM 18

    Hit show adds 12 weeks to its run at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. The Toronto run of the Toronto-created Broadway hit Come From Away will extend into 2019, Mirvish Productions announced Monday. The Toronto production of the play created by Irene Sankoff and David Hein premiered at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in February, and was initially slated to close

  • This Picnic in the Cemetery blurs theatrical lines

    April 30, 2018 2:49 PM 17

    Macau-created show at Canadian Stage built on childlike whimsy; drop your expectations for a narrative and savour its many moods, John Terauds advises. It is not a high-concept creation, nor is it something meant to evoke randomness. Instead this strange but cute and fuzzy beast is something like whimsy, conjured into four-dimensional shape for 70 minutes

  • Actress Pamela Gidley dead at 52

    April 30, 2018 10:40 AM 18

    Gidley had several TV and movie roles between late 1980s and 2006 Actress Pamela Gidley who starred in the Twin Peaks prequel, Fire Walk With Me, died earlier this month. She was 52. Gidley's death was announced Sunday in an obituary. It says that she "died peacefully in her home, on Monday, April 16, 2018 in Seabrook," referring to a New Hampshire town. Gidley

  • Iron Man’s secret identity is ... Coolio: Stargazing

    April 29, 2018 11:00 AM 18

    By now you have probably fulfilled your consumer duty and seen Avengers: Infinity War. Quite the crossover, huh? Disney pulled out all the stops on this one. I still can’t believe they killed off Chewbacca and Minnie Mouse and Woody from Toy Story. (Oops, spoilers!) I know lots of fans are worried about Kanye West after this week, but the bright side is his chances

  • Tabloids: Malibu dream castle for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry?

    April 28, 2018 9:00 PM 21

    This week: a disgraceful number of happy couples. Cover: The cover weds Royal gossip and real-estate nosiness with its claim that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are about to spend $80 million on a Malibu holiday home. Er, though the actual story inside says $16 million. It also says that Markle hasn’t even seen the place. And, yes, she also can’t really

  • Golden Girls, Benson producer Paul Junger Witt dead at 77

    April 28, 2018 3:34 PM 27

    Other credits included Partridge Family, Blossom, Soap and Dead Poets Society Paul Junger Witt, the prolific TV producer behind The Golden Girls, The Partridge Family and Soap, died Friday, a spokeswoman said. He was 77. Witt died at his Los Angeles-area home after battling cancer, spokeswoman Pam Golum said. He worked at Columbia Pictures before joining

  • ABBA says it has recorded new songs for 1st time in 35 years

    April 27, 2018 2:01 PM 23

    The Swedish pop supergroup says it has recorded two new songs, including one entitled “I Still Have Faith in You.” LONDON—Mamma Mia! The members of ABBA announced Friday that they have recorded new material for the first time in 35 years. The Swedish pop supergroup said it had recorded two new songs, including one titled “I Still Have Faith in You.” The news was announced