TIFF still planning some type of physical festival, execs say

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Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival say they're still planning to have some type of physical festival this year. But executive director and co-head Joana Vicente adds 'it's definitely going to look different.'

Antigone named best picture on final night of Canadian Screen Awards

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On the fourth and final night of the Canadian Screen Awards, the academy gave the Quebec film Antigone — a modern retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy — top honours.

Amazing Race Canada wins big on 2nd night of Canadian Screen Awards

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The Amazing Race Canada was the big winner on the second night of the online version of the Canadian Screen Awards.

Too much TV? Enter HBO Max, the latest streaming wannabe

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Is a pandemic the perfect time to launch a new and relatively expensive streaming service? AT&T sure hopes so.

Jimmy Fallon apologizes for using blackface in past SNL skit

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NBC Tonight show host Jimmy Fallon has apologized for doing an impersonation of fellow comic Chris Rock while in blackface during a 2000 episode of Saturday Night Live.

Toronto rapper Houdini identified as victim in fatal downtown shooting

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The man killed in a daylight shooting in Toronto's entertainment district has been identified on social media as the up-and-coming rapper Houdini. Police say he was chased down and shot in a daylight shooting on Tuesday.

Disney targets July 11 to begin reopening flagship Florida theme park

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Walt Disney Co. plans to reopen the world's largest theme park, Walt Disney World, in phases beginning on July 11, if the governor of Florida approves.

Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

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Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers' consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84.

The National, The Accountant of Auschwitz lead first night of Canadian Screen Awards

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Two CBC programs, flagship nightly newscast The National and documentary The Accountant of Auschwitz, led the first batch of winners Monday at the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards with four awards each, as the ceremony moved online due...

Kim’s Convenience, Fresh Off the Boat casts plan online table read for charity

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The casts of CBC's Kim's Convenience and ABC's Fresh Off the Boat will do live online table reads of their pilot episodes this weekend to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

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NHL exec Kim Davis focused on pushing sport’s diversity agenda forward

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NHL executive Kim Davis, who is black, hopes front-of-mind conversations about racism, police brutality and social justice turn into action not only...

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