TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF August 20-27, 2016

Now that the summer games are winding down, there are some highlights trickling back onto the summer lineups. Since this column has been dormant for the past two weeks, I’ve added an extra day to fill you in on how you can make the most of The Tragically Hip’s presumed swan song. Happy viewing! All times are eastern Saturday (Bonus …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF July 31-August 6, 2016

Note: This column is taking a break next week, because it appears there aren’t any new shows premiering during the Olympics. Happy Viewing! Sunday Teen Choice 2016 – 8 to 10pm on Fox/Global John Cena and Victoria Justice host this year’s awards honouring teen icons in Los Angeles; scheduled performers include Justin Timberlake, Charlie Puth and Serayah. Monday Running Wild …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF July 24-30, 2016

Another handful of new offerings this week, including a new action drama from Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, a new Canadian sketch comedy, the return of MADtv and comedians face off in a Roast Battle. Oh, and BrainDead is moving from Mondays to Sundays. Happy viewing!

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF July 17-23, 2016

Just a handful of new and returning shows this week, but there’s a promising new HBO series, something for the kids and the awaited return of The Tunnel. Happy Viewing! Sunday Ballers – 10pm on HBO – 2nd Season Premiere Vice Principals – 10:30pm on HBO – Danny McBride (also a co-creator) and Walton Goggins star as vice-principals at a …

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

Criminal Minds launches its spinoff, The Carmichael Show–the best show you’re not watching–is back for a second season, and March Madness will disrupt a number of CBS shows, especially on Thursdays and Fridays for the next few weeks. Happy viewing! Sunday The Carmichael Show – 8 to 9pm on NBC (Two episodes) – 2nd Season Premiere This funny sitcom kicks …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF March 7 – 13, 2016

Farewell to Downton Abbey, hello to The Omen’s Damien (as we’ve never seen him before), and hello again to Norma and Norman Bates. Also, Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey team up to showcase talented kids, Dewey Finn does the same thing in a fictional way in the TV version of School of Rock, and Fox tries–with the help of Andy …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF March 7 – 13, 2016

Sunday The Oscars – 8:30 to 11:30 on ABC/CTV Chris Rock hosts the Academy Awards, but coverage starts at 1:30pm on E! with a countdown to the red carpet festivities. The official red carpet event is on ABC starting at 7pm, while CTV does its own take on the celebrity entrances starting at 6:30. Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars …

TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 21-27, 2016

Tributes to Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Disneyland and consistently brilliant sitcom director James Burrows highlight a week of February sweeps goodies! Also, the return of HBO’s Girls and Togetherness. Sunday The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 – 8 to 10pm on ABC Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the California park, featuring Elton John, Tori Kelly, Jessie J, Kelsea Ballerini …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 14-20, 2016

The Grammys, The Baftas, The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul are back! So is Vikings, Broad City, Survivor and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Also, Stephen King’s best-selling novel about the plan to prevent JFK’s assassination becomes a limited series, and David Krumholtz takes on a gender-bending role. Sunday Master Chef Canada – 7pm on CTV – 3rd …

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TV GORD’S WHAT’S ON FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 7-13, 2016

Of course, Super Bowl 50 leads the way, but there’s also The Puppy Bowl (sorry Canada, we don’t get The Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl), plus the returns of The Amazing Race, Tosh.0, the final season of Bitten and new shows from comedians Samantha Bee and Nikki Glaser. Sunday Super Bowl Coverage starts at 11am on CBS and CTV Super Bowl …