Tony Wong picks 2018’s television winners and losers

By Tony WongTelevision Critic Sun., Dec. 9, 2018 My pick for the most riveting television this year is something that no Hollywood scriptwriter thought of dreaming up: That’s U.S. Supreme Court Judge candidate Brett Kavanaugh having a petulant meltdown. Kavanaugh’s reaction was so hysterical and over the top, especially compared to More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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With The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a TV auteur demands her due

Mile-a-minute: that’s how fast the pop-culture references whirl in the just-out second season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. From Doris Day to Salvador Dali, Sylvia Plath to John Wayne, the gang is all out. More...

By SLPundit On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Kim Possible Movie Trailer Brings the Disney Animated Series to Life

Disney has released the first trailer for their live-action Kim Possible movie. Additionally, the studio has finally unveiled the premiere date, and thankfully, it’s not too far away. Back in February of More...

By SLPundit On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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On portraying a parent — and a shell

By Patrick RyanUSA Today Fri., Dec. 7, 2018 Spoiler alert! Contains major details about the end of Homecoming Season 1 on Amazon Prime. NEW YORK—You won’t see much of Julia Roberts’ famous More...

By SLPundit On Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Kevin Hart Quits as Oscars Host After Refusing to Apologize Again for Old Anti-Gay Tweets

Well, that didn’t take long. Kevin Hart was just announced as next year’s Oscars host two days ago, and he’s already quit the job. His exit comes after a number of anti-gay Tweets from years ago More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Kevin Hart Deletes Anti-Gay Tweets After Becoming 2019 Oscars Host

Comedian Kevin Hart has deleted old anti-gay tweets after it was announced that he landed the 91st Academy Awards hosting gig. The Motion Picture Academy has come under fire for hiring the comedian who has a history More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Jim Carrey, Sandra Oh, Stephan James get Golden Globe nominations

Jim Carrey, Sandra Oh and Stephan James are among the Canadians who’ve scored Golden Globe nominations. Oh is in the running for best actress in a TV drama series for Killing Eve, on which she’s also More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Four Weddings and a Funeral Reunion Planned for Red Nose Day

An official Four Weddings and a Funeral reunion is happening 25 years later. Writer Richard Curtis, as well as the majority of the cast from the classic romantic comedy, are getting back together to make a new More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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R. Kelly Documentary Premiere Evacuated After Gun Threat, Was He Behind It?

The Surviving R. Kelly documentary premiere had to be evacuated after an unidentified male caller made two shooting threats. The documentary is a six-part Lifetime mini-series about some of the women who have accused More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Got an idea for a Canadian TV show? Talk to this guy

By Tony WongTelevision Critic Wed., Dec. 5, 2018 James Farrell is a global broadcaster in the truest sense of the word. In October, he was installed as the head of International Originals for Amazon, responsible More...