#SPOTTED: THE 2017 NEW YORK CITY UPFRONTS (TV WEEK)
We've been to New York City many times but never for #TVWeek and are we ever glad we did! Stars flocked to the cosmopolitan mecca this week to present the upcoming 2017-2018 programming lineups on behalf of their respective networks. Known also as the Upfronts, major networks like NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, CW and several more this past week announced upcoming cancellations, renewals and brand-new Series coming to their programming slates.
The star power was explosive and several faces, familiar and ...
#SPOTTED: WILL ARNETT, JIM GAFFIGAN + KEVIN NEALON AT “LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE III” GALA
The third Laughter is the Best Medicine Gala, presented by BMO, was held last night at the Canadian National Exhibition's Automotive Building, the previous bash held September 2014. Sure to be a star-studded affair with blockbuster names like Jerry Seinfeld (2012) and Chris Rock (2014) having graced the stage in previous years, comedic icons Jim Gaffigan and Kevin Nealon (Saturday Night Live) headlined this edition of the black-tie affair.
Over 1,200 guests, who dined on culinary delights ...
#SPOTTED: COLM FEORE + PATRICK HUARD AND MORE AT THE TORONTO PREMIERE OF “BON COP BAD COP 2”
In 2006, the landscape of Canadian cinema forever would be changed by the groundbreaking Bon Cop Bad Cop. The Eric Canuel Cop-Dramedy combined refreshingly both Anglophone and Francophone sensibilities. It starred Colm Feore and Patrick Huard as an Ontarian and a Québecois officer who joined forces - reluctantly - to solve a murder. Audiences responded ecstatically, setting a Box Office record for highest-grossing Canadian Film of all time with earnings of $12.6 million.
Many years have ...
#INTERVIEW: SCOTT HELMAN
21-year-old Singer/Songwriter Scott Helman has given us a taste of what he's capable of with a refreshing brand of airwave-friendly Indie Pop-Rock. His hits Bungalow and Machine have been unavoidable on Canadian radio and some of that buzz spread stateside even with the likes of Teen Vogue stamping him one to look out for last year. Helman is priming the release of his debut full-length album Hôtel de Ville through Warner Music Canada, who were quick to spot his talent and sign him to a ...
#SPOTTED: ZAC POSEN AT HOT DOCS FOR “HOUSE OF Z”
Hot off his appearance at the Met Gala Monday night where he dazzled us with a custom dress for Katie Holmes, fashion icon Zac Posen is officially in Toronto! He is in town to present Sandy Chronopoulos' House of Z at the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival, which is a portrait of him as an artist, centering on his rise, fall and rise again in the world of fashion. This marks an ambitious feature debut for Chronopoulous, a producer at CITY (Rogers Media).
The Film premiered at ...
#INTERVIEW: MICHAEL ROOKER ON “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2”
It was a star-studded night in the City and the Red Carpet was rolled out for the Canadian Premiere of the hotly-anticipated second installment of Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Its 2014 predecessor has seen outstanding reception critically and commercially, grossing a stellar $773 million worldwide.
In town for the occasion was none other than veteran actor Michael Rooker whose star in recent years has continued to rise with prominent roles in AMC's wildly-popular The ...
#SPOTTED: CHARLIE HUNNAM + GUY RITCHIE IN TORONTO FOR “KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD”
One of this spring's most eagerly-awaited blockbusters is King Arthur:Legend of the Sword and stars someone the City loves and welcomes back once again, Charlie Hunnam. The Sons of Anarchy star who has built a legion of loyal fans worldwide, returns to the very place he filmed both Crimson Peak and Pacific Rim. Tonight we rolled out the red carpet for him and the acclaimed Director Guy Ritchie at the Toronto Premiere of the historical action-drama, held at Scotiabank Theatre in ...
#SPOTTED: BILL NYE AT THE 2017 HOT DOCS CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL
Television personality and science educator Bill Nye is in town for the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. Appearing for his Documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy (premiering Wednesday, May 3, 2017) and also as part of the Scotiabank Big Ideas program, in which he spoke at tonight at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Just released last week was his new 13-episode Netflix series, Bill Nye Saves the World.
Our David Baldwin attended the talk which saw Nye really make a call to ...
#SPOTTED: JEREMIAH TOWER IN TORONTO FOR “JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT”
Hot off its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT now is primed for a release. Before the term "celebrity chef" was a thing, there was Jeremiah Tower, known perhaps as the first of its kind and for revolutionizing the concept of farm-to-table eating. At the top of his game on the west coast however, Tower stepped away suddenly from the spotlight, leaving many in the culinary world to wonder why, that is until he re-appeared again 15 years later helping ...
#INTERVIEW: GILBERT GOTTFRIED ON “GILBERT”
Gilbert Gottfried has built a brand around foul-mouthed insult comedy over the years as a stand-up comedian. On that same note, he also has become part of our cultural fabric, addressing boldly issues of race, religion and sex which can be heard on his podcast Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast!. His unforgettable performance in Disney's Aladdin as Iago the parrot and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Kraang Subprime have gifted generations with timeless memories and he's currently ...