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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 …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF December 4-10, 2016

All times are eastern A quiet week for new shows, but there are a few of note. Happy Viewing! Sunday Mariah’s World – 9pm on E! – Series Premiere This reality series follows Mariah Carey on her Sweet Sweet Fantasy tour and shares glimpses into her private life. The Royals – 10pm on E! – 3rd Season Premiere This Is …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF November 27-December 3, 2016

All times are eastern Specials with a country flavour highlight this week, along with two new dramas, Incorporated on Showcase and Wolf Creek on Travel + Escape. Happy viewing! Monday CMA Country Christmas – 8 to 10pm on ABC Jennifer Nettles again hosts this year’s Christmas special from The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Billboard Magazine says the five …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF November 20-26, 2016

The American Thanksgiving officially kicks off the holiday season of specials, The Affair and The Librarians begin new seasons, Michael Bublé performs at the BBC, and the week opens with The American Music Awards. Happy viewing! All times are eastern Sunday 2016 American Music Awards – 8 to 11pm on ABC/CTV Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah host this year’s awards with …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF November 13-19, 2016

  A few new shows this week, including Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s hybrid drama/documentary, Mars, and Ryan Phillippe and Omar Epps’ new action series, Shooter. Also, Teen Wolf returns for its swan song season. Happy Viewing Monday Canada’s Smartest Person – 8pm on CBC – 3rd Season Premiere MECH-X4 – 8:30 to 9:30am on Disney XD and 8:15 to …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF November 6-12, 2016

All Times are eastern A few years ago, if someone said Donald Trump could be the next American President, you’d asked them what drugs they were on. That might be the same question asked of the TV executives that gave the green light to a cooking show teaming Martha Stewart with Snoop Dogg. Frankly, both sound like stories that were …