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Andrew Ryan

Does 18 to Life work as TV comedy? It’s not Modern Family, but it’s not bad, and it is Canadian, don’t forget. – Andrew Ryan, Globe and Mail, Love and marriage, and laughs

To Hell with John Doyle

Like you, this morning I woke up and opened the Globe and Mail and found that John Doyle had totally ripped me off. He’s not the first newspaper columnist to do this. And it’s not the first time he’s done it. It doesn’t bother me much. Maybe because this is a blog, he thinks that […]

Leaked: CTV “Goldmine”

At the CBC we have an internal newsletter called “The Grapevine” which is chock full of, er…. Ok you got me. I never read it. But it turns out that CTV has a similar publication, called “The Goldmine” leaked to me by a gruntled CTV employee. I had to pay $12 for it, but I […]

I’ve got a triple sensation in me knickers

I read with interest this morning about Garth Drabinsky’s upcoming reality show, Triple Sensation in the Toronto Star (how did we get scooped on that one?), “a national search for young Canadians who share a passion for the performing arts and are blessed with a combination of talents in the disciplines of acting, singing and […]

Bozzo vs. Ryan

Who actually reads the shitty TV guide they give you for free in the newspaper? John Bozzo, apparently. Even worse, who actually writes the shitty TV guide they give you for free in the newspaper? Why, Andrew Ryan, of course. Ryan writes, Bozzo disagrees. John, it’s not even worth taking the time to answer. And […]

Globe and Mail apologizes; Andrew Ryan picks up where “Gayle HackDonald” leaves off

A correction today in the Globe, Thanks to Antonia: A noise complaint filed during a taping of the reality show Canadian Idol last Monday in Toronto did not originate from a CBC staff member. Incorrect information appeared in Globe Review on July 26. Coupled with a real crap piece of work from Andrew Ryan on […]