Peter Donat, who played Mulder’s dad on The X-Files, dead at 90

NEW YORK — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in The X-Files and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California. Donat also had guest roles More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Vinay Menon: Tucker Carlson is the Creepy Party Clown of Fox News

By Vinay MenonEntertainment Columnist Fri., Sept. 14, 2018 Before his interview with Michael Avenatti on Thursday night, Tucker Carlson told viewers: “Tonight, as a gesture of goodwill, we will not More...

By SLPundit On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Norm Macdonald’s Netflix show is weirdly Canadian

For a few days this week, Norm Macdonald was the Worst Person Alive on certain corners of the internet. We’ll get to that. Right now, we have to talk about Wayne and Shuster. The veteran standup comedian More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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The team behind Rookie Blue brings a new medical drama to Global TV

Nurses are prying the spotlight from doctors in a new Canadian medical drama. The new show, to be called Nurses, will debut on Global TV in 2019. It will be executive-produced by a powerhouse trio of women — More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Eric Peterson will reprise his Street Legal role — minus the ‘big hair’

By Victoria AhearnThe Canadian Press Wed., Sept. 12, 2018 Actor Eric Peterson is ready to take on the Canadian courtroom again on Street Legal, only this time he’s swapping his suits and ties for robes. CBC-TV More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Will a Saturday Night Live makeover rescue the Emmys?

LOS ANGELES—Excited about Monday’s 70th Emmy Awards? Probably not. That’s an educated guess based on shrinking interest in entertainment’s backslapping ceremonies generally and television’s More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Bachelor in Paradise Season 5 has a happy ending … for now

With apologies to Jenna Cooper I’m going to paraphrase something she said about Jordan Kimball to describe my feelings about this season of Bachelor in Paradise: you were wonderful and terrible all in one More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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It’s a close race to the finish on The Amazing Race Canada: Heroes Edition

Victory in the sixth season of The Amazing Race Canada came down to a tale of two tchotchkes. RCMP siblings Taylor and Courtney Callens looked to be cruising to the win after taking a commanding lead (and winning More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Les Moonves had the ‘Golden Ticket’ and everyone knew it

By Tony WongTelevision Critic Tues., Sept. 11, 2018 I first met Les Moonves, also known as the most powerful man in television, as a newly minted TV critic in Los Angeles. As a former business reporter, I More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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It’s heartbreak on the beach for two Bachelor in Paradise couples

Congratulations, Bachelor in Paradise producers, after five seasons you still have the ability to surprise us. And by us, I mean those of who don’t read the spoilers. Perhaps those people have known for More...