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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of December 9th to 15th, 2018

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While many of the regular broadcast network shows are taking a break through the holidays, there are some specials to take their places, including Canada’s Walk of Fame, a CMA Country Christmas, and another pair each of colourized classic episodes of I Love Lucy and The Dick Van Dyke Show. Happy viewing! All times eastern Sunday Canada’s Walk of Fame …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of December 2nd to 8th, 2018

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Among the new specials dotting the holiday season schedules are new offerings from Garth Brooks, the Victoria’s Secret models, and a new Murdoch feature-length mystery. Happy viewing! All times eastern Sunday Garth: Live at Notre Dame – 8 to 10pm on CBS (time approximate after football in the east) Garth Brooks performs the very first concert from the legendary stadium …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of November 18th to 24th, 2018

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It’s a quieter TV week as November sweeps wind down, and American Thanksgiving ushers in the holiday season (and, of course, Black Friday). A couple of miniseries based on popular novels could fill your spare time, or if you’re fascinated by the mistakes Americans make when choosing their leaders, there are documentaries about Nixon and Clinton. Finally, Jane Lynch is …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of November 11th to 17th, 2018

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This week’s highlights include the CMA Awards (preceded by a Sunday night interview special), E!’s first-ever People’s Choice Awards, and CBC is opening the vaults from its entire history to show the best clips or interviews and performances over the years. (That one is on my permanent list.) All times eastern Sunday Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey – 9 …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of November 4th to 10th, 2018

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Don’t be surprised if some of your favourite American shows are reruns on Canadian channels on Tuesday night. ABC, CBS and NBC will devote most of their programming to the American mid-term elections. In many ways, it’s the most anticipated drama of this season. Um, happy viewing? All times eastern Sunday Mickey’s 90th Spectacular – 8 to 10:01pm on ABC …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of October 28th to November 3rd, 2018

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With November sweeps in full swing, the broadcast networks are looking to get viewers into the habit of watching their new and returning shows, but the non-network channels have new offerings to lure you away, including a new talk show from actress Busy Philipps (hoping to draw Chelsea Handler’s former viewers); the return of Ray Donovan; and Mike Judge’s animated …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of October 21st to 27th, 2018

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The network premieres slow to a trickle this week, but haven’t you already got enough to watch? Well, then, happy viewing! (By the way, if you haven’t seen Midnight, Texas, I recommend it. I got hooked on it last summer.) All times eastern; PBS time slots may vary on your station. Sunday Halloween Baking Championship 8 to 9pm on Food …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of October 14th to 20th, 2018

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Roseanne Barr’s career may be in tatters, but her influence is felt a couple of times this week. The Roseanne sequel, The Conners, premieres on Tuesday; and her ex-husband has a documentary/reality series searching for audio of Donald Trump using racist and misogynist language (not that it would make a difference to his supporters). Also premiering this week, Castle’s Nathan …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of October 7th to 13th, 2018

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Another round of new and returning network shows is joined by new seasons of Doctor Who (with a new Doctor!), The Walking Dead, and the first spinoff minisode from Star Trek: Discovery. Happy Thanksgiving and happy viewing!   All times eastern; PBS time slots may vary on your station. Sunday Doctor Who – 1:45 to 3:10pm on Space (also rerun …

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TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of September 30th to October 6th, 2018

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The broadcast network fall season continues to unfold, with new shows God Friended Me, The Neighbourhood, and Happy Together joining a bunch of returning series. Happy viewing! All times eastern; PBS time slots may vary on your station. Sunday America’s Funniest Home Videos – 7 to 8pm on ABC – 29th Season Premiere 60 Minutes – 7:30 to 8:30pm on CBS/CHCH (time approximate …