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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of February 19-25, 2017

all times eastern There is life after The Good Wife. More Billions. Bates Motel returns for its final season. The Blacklist branches out. There are some intriguing new entries on the TV landscape this week. Sunday The Good Fight – 8 to 9pm on CBS/Global/W – Series Premiere Picture The Good Wife without Alicia Florek (Julianna Margulies). Diane Lockhart (Christine …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of February 12-18, 2017

All Times are eastern The Walking Dead, Humans and Girls are back! Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery and Grey’s Anatomy’s Katherine Heigl are back with new shows! @Midnight goes live! All that and the Grammy Awards! Happy viewing! Sunday The 59th Annual Grammy Awards – 8pm to 11:30 on CBS/City Mr. Carpool Karoake himself, James Corden hosts the awards that honour …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of February 5-11, 2017

All Times are eastern After the big football game, there are some highlights ahead: a new era in the 24 saga. FX becomes FX-men with Legion, Smokey Robinson is honoured and CNN tackles comedy (y’know, aside from the current state of Washington DC). Happy viewing! Sunday Super Bowl LI – 6:30 on Fox/CTV While most viewers will be watching the …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of January 29-February 4, 2017

All Times are eastern A Nelson Mandela miniseries, a beauty pageant, and an awards show accent the week leading up to the February ratings Sweeps (call it the calm before The Super Bowl). Happy Viewing! Sunday Miss Universe – 7 to 10pm on Fox Steve Harvey is back to co-host the pageant from the Philippines with Ashley Graham after last …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of January 22-28, 2017

More new and returning shows this week, including two new Canadian dramas on the same night (Mary Kills People on Global and Cardinal on CTV), the resurrection of the ABC TGIT lineup of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder, and a new darker take on Archie and his comic book pals in Riverdale on The CW …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of January 15-21, 2017

Sunday The A Word – 8 to 9pm on CBC – Series Premiere This BBC drama is the story of the Hughes family, whose extended family gathers for son Joe’s fifth birthday, and the revelation that the boy is exhibiting traits of autism. Michael: Every Day – 9 to 10pm on CBC – 2nd Season Premiere Although this is the …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of January 8-14, 2017

All Times are eastern Plenty of new and returning shows this week, plus The Golden Globes, which will have people (perhaps unfairly) comparing Jimmy Fallon to previous hosts Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. A side note, the most amusing thing about the return of CBC’s Schitt’s Creek is hearing Ben Mulroney saying the name of the series …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON for the week of January 1-7, 2017

All Times Eastern Most regular series return with new episodes this week, and there are some interesting additions and returns, including Bones, Sherlock, Grimm and Sleepy Hollow. Also, Arnold Schwarzenegger takes over the Celebrity Apprentice. Happy New Year and happy viewing! Sunday Fawlty Towers – 9am to 3:40pm on Spark – Complete Series Marathon I don’t usually mention marathons, but …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF December 11-17, 2016

All times are eastern A number of specials this week, and one new series premiere from the makers of Empire, called Star, on Fox. Sunday The Dick Van Dyke Show in COLOR – 8pm on CBS Two classic black and white episodes of The Dick Van Dyke show are colorized, where Ron reminisces about when Richie was born, and when …