As far a the hosts of the many food shows go, Toronto’s John Catucci (Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here) has to be considered one of the most unassuming. But the show has proven to be so popular that HarperCollins has now released a big, wonderfully produced companion book to the show that is interesting, informative and very entertaining, and takes the reader even deeper into the places and dishes covered on the show.
Nat Faxon has a lot going these days. He plays Ben in the new Citytv series Ben and Kate, opposite Lucy Punch, and he recently finished production directing his first film, The Way, Way Back. What some people don’t know though is that he’s also an Academy Award-winning screenwriter, earning the Oscar for The Descendants, which he co-wrote with director Alexander Payne, and Community star Jim Rash.
After two drama-filled months of rose ceremonies and romantic helicopter rides, Canada’s first Bachelor has finally found “the one” on The Bachelor Canada. With tears of joy streaming down his face, Brad Smith proposed to Bianka Kamber, a 28-year-old nurse from Mississauga, Ontario, on an island paradise almost six months ago. Now that the secret’s out, the happy couple sat down with The GATE on their first official day as a “real” couple to talk about finding love in front of the camera and their plans for the future.
SyFy’s new series Defiance debuts on television next April, but it’s starting to feel much closer after I had a chance to do a set visit earlier this week, which revealed a lot about the series, and what we can expect to see when it brings aliens to our vastly different planet in the not-too-distant future.
For the first time, Canadians have our very own Bachelor arriving on television this week as The Bachelor Canada debuts on Citytv, bringing the popular long-running series north of the border. The series promises to be a fun ride for viewers as former CFL football player Brad Smith searches for love on dates that will take him across Canada and around the world.
Kate Kelton is an actress, a model, and an artist, but after filming her latest series, it turns out she’s also something of a sharp shooter. In her new show, Bullet In The Face, Kelton stars as the kick ass femme fatale, Martine, a dangerous woman with a lot of secrets as she manipulates three very different men who are all out for each other’s blood.
William B. Davis is one of the most recognizable actors I have had the good fortune of interviewing. From his face to his distinct voice, Davis’ is unforgettable, and it’s largely thanks to the role that made him a star around the world–the very memorable Cigarette Smoking Man, or Cancer Man, in The X-Files series.
The twelfth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation premier’s on MuchMusic on July 16, and as the series dives into more issues and teen drama, actress Jessica Tyler returns for her fourth season on the long-running show as Jenna Middleton.
Doctors deal with a lot of mixed emotions in any given day–heartache, triumph, loss, and love–but, what else is happening inside the hospital walls that even they don’t see? In CTV’s new medical drama, Saving Hope, we get a glimpse into that world that few television shows have ever touched upon, examining what is happening on the edge of life and death for both the doctors, and their patients.
Choreographer and creative director Laurieann Gibson left Toronto at the age of 17 to make a name for herself in New York City, and since then she has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry; from Mary J. Blige, Beyoncé, and Notorious B.I.G., to Lady Gaga, and Nicki Minaj. In addition to her work directing music videos, Gibson has also made appearances on the shows So You Think You Can Dance and Making the Band.