Sunday, October 19, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 10/19/08:This Hour Has 22 Minutes, The Border

Mark Critch of This Hour Has 22 Minutes and Jonas Chernick of The Border are the guests on TV, eh? on Blogtalkradio.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, October 5, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 10/05/08: Heartland, The Tudors, Stratusphere

Amber Marshall of Heartland is at the top of the hour, David Alpay of The Tudors joins at around :15, and Trish Stratus of Stratusphere follows at :40.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 09/14/08: To Hell With Manners! The Decline of Civility

Filmmaker John Curtin discusses his funny and insightful CTV documentary To Hell With Manners! The Decline of Civility, airing Sept. 20 at 7 pm. We chat about infuriating BlackBerry use and road rage and anonymous Internet commenters, among other examples, as well as the free hug movement and "Karmageddon," the brainchild of the Join Me group that practices random acts of kindness.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 09/07/08: Chris & John to the Rescue

Chris and John from OUTtv's Chris & John to the Rescue talk about their upcoming Summer Camp series and the DVD release of Provincetown, plus they share anecdotes about saving the world ... one gay at a time. Hear how they saved Christmas, their haunted house encounter, and more.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 08/24/08: Roll Play and Are We There Yet?: World Adventure

Producer J.J. Johnson of Sinking Ship Entertainment talks about Roll Play, an innovative exercise series for preschoolers including fabulous new music, and Are We There Yet?: World Adventure, the first live-action pre-school travel adventure series for kids, hosted by kids.

Roll Play premieres Monday, September 1 at 8:25 am Eastern on Treehouse, while Are We There Yet?: World Adventure premieres Sept. 1 at 12:10 pm Eastern.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 08/17/08: Eric Johnson and Graeme Campbell of EVEREST

Actor Eric Johnson (Flash Gordon, Smallville, Legends of the Fall) and director Graeme Campbell (Instant Star, Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Eleventh Hour) talk about the arduous and exhilarating shoot for CBC's upcoming EVEREST, about the arduous and exhilarating climb to the top of the world's tallest mountain by the first successful Canadian expedition.

The miniseries airs Sunday, August 31 and Monday, Sept. 1 at 8 pm, and the DVD will be available Sept. 16.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 07/27/08: Casey Walker of The Adrenaline Project and My Million Dollar Movie

Casey Walker, a director with The Adrenaline Project, is also raising money for his romantic comedy in an unusual way: by selling frames of the film for $10 each. See more at My Million Dollar Movie.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed. (The interview starts at 6:30)

Sunday, July 20, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 07/20/08: Adamo Ruggiero of Degrassi and The Next Star

Adamo Ruggiero, who plays Marco on Degrassi: The Next Generation and is host of YTV’s new kids’ talent show The Next Star, talks about both shows and how coming out on Degrassi and real life has allowed him to be an advocate for an issue close to his heart.

Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.



Sunday, July 13, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 07/13/08: UFOs: The Secret History

Documentary filmmaker David Cherniack discusses his History Television special UFOs: The Secret History, airing Tuesday, July 15 at 8 pm. Find out, among other things, how popular culture has shaped our understanding of the phenomenon, how conspiracy theories and fringe elements have contributed to the lack of scientific research, and just how likely it is that we are not alone in the universe.

Listen below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.


Sunday, July 6, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 07/06/08: Flashpoint

Flashpoint features members of a highly-skilled SWAT team trained in negotiating, profiling and getting inside the subject’s head at the very emotional breaking point (the “flashpoint”) that triggered the crisis, starring Enrico Colantoni, Hugh Dillon, Amy Jo Johnson and David Paetkau.

Co-creators Stephanie Morgenstern and Mark Ellis talk about the series prior to its premiere on CTV and CBS on Friday, July 11 at 10 pm.

Listen below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, June 29, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 06/29/08 Bill C-61, net neutrality

he proposed bill to amend the copyright act and net neutrality. Listen below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.



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Sunday, June 22, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 06/01/08: David Winning and Martin Wood

Director David Winning (Blood Ties, Andromeda, Earth: Final Conflict, Dinosapien, Naturally Sadie, etc.) talks about his long and varied career, and Martin Wood, executive producer and director of Sanctuary, shares his thoughts on that web-based series moving to television.

Listen below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.




Sunday, June 15, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 06/15/08: Zaib Shaikh and Matthew Deslippe on CBC's Othello

Zaib Shaikh is known as Amaar on Little Mosque on the Prairie, but for the adaptation of Othello on CBC, he is co-writer, director, and executive producer. Matthew Deslippe, who was recently seen on Across the River to Motor City, plays Iago and is also an executive producer. Listen now to their thoughts on why Othello is relevant today, Carlo Rota in the title role, their pride in Canadian productions, and even what's next for Little Mosque on the Prairie:

Thursday, June 5, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 06/05/08: Nicholas Campbell of Da Vinci: The Quality of Life

Nicholas Campbell, who among many other roles has played Dominic Da Vinci in seven years of Da Vinci's Inquest, one of Da Vinci's City Hall, and the upcoming TV movie The Quality of Life, is the guest for this half-hour interview. He talks about the show, his career, and the Canadian television industry.

Listen below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.

Sunday, June 1, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 06/01/08: MVP

Mary Young Leckie, co-creator and executive producer of MVP, was my guest today on the TV, eh? Blogtalkradio show and she was fabulous, sharing the history of this show that refuses to disappear -- cancelled by CBC, but seeing new life on that network, SOAPnet, ABC, and on DVD, all making a season two a definite possibility.

The interview's about 20 minutes: listen below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.


Sunday, May 11, 2008

TV eh? podcast 05/11/08: Durham County, My Messy Life, This is Emily Yeung, and the CRTC hearings

  • Durham County is making the move to Global television on Monday, May 19 at 10 pm, and the co-creators, writer Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik and director Adrienne Mitchell, are first up on the program. [0:02]
  • Mark Bishop, executive producer of popular kids’ show This is Emily Yeung, chats about that show’s DVD release as well as This is Daniel Cook, The Adrenaline Project, and more [0:30]
  • TV writers Jim Henshaw and Denis McGrath debate the recent CRTC hearings [0:45]
Listen in the player below, visit the show site, or subscribe via iTunes or with any other program via the TV, Eh? feed.


Sunday, May 4, 2008

TV eh? podcast 05/04/08: Air Farce, Intelligence, TV myths

  • Roger Abbott of Royal Canadian Air Farce on that show's long history and not-so-long future [top of the show]
  • Bill Brioux of the Canadian Press and TV Feeds My Family, author of Truth and Rumours: The Reality Behind TV’s Most Famous Myths [about 30 minutes in]
  • Creator Chris Haddock of Intelligence and Da Vinci's Inquest on the Intelligence season one DVD, the status of the Intelligence pilot for FOX, and the CBC [about 45 minutes in]


Sunday, April 27, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 04/27/08: X-Weighted, Rent-a-Goalie, CaptioningSUCKS.com

  • At the top of the show: X-Weighted contestant Gaia joined us to talk about her experience on the Slice network’s weight-loss reality show.
  • 15 minutes past the hour: Christopher Bolton, creator and star of Showcase’s Rent-a-Goalie, talked about the upcoming season and the season one DVD release in conversation with Denis McGrath.
  • 50 minutes past the hour: Accessibility advocate Joe Clark chatted about his recently launched website, CaptioningSUCKS.com, which takes aim at crappy closed captioning.


Sunday, April 20, 2008

TV, eh? podcast 04/20/08: Robson Arms, TV on the web, Bill C-10

  • Robson Arms co-creators Susin Neilsen and Gary Harvey [about 10 minutes in]
  • Technogeek Steve Wild, on tv on the web [about 35 minutes in]
  • Screenwriter/journalist Mark Leiren-Young will report on Bill C-10 (see his The Tyee article on appearing before the Senate about the controversial legislation) [about 50 minutes in]