'The Toys That Made Us' Creator Brian Volk-Weiss Explains Why Your Favorite Toy Isn't On the Netflix Show
From He-Man to Hello Kitty, The Toys That Made Us offers up a mega-dose of nostalgia for anyone who still has a soft spot for their favorite childhood playthings. Each episode of the Netflix series (which returns for season 3 on November 15) tells the story of one iconic toy. From the dueling personalities at Mattel who created the Masters of the Universe to the rise and fall (and rise again) of Lego, the series offers a peek behind the toy-making curtain.
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‘Murdoch Mysteries’ Star Yannick Bisson Says He Had ‘No Idea’ the Show Would Be Such a Hit Ahead of Milestone 200th Episode
For more than a decade, Yannick Bisson has graced TV screens as William Murdoch, a police detective who employs groundbreaking forensic techniques to solves crimes in Toronto at the turn of the 20th century. Murdoch Mysteries is hugely popular in its home country of Canada, and it’s found a dedicated international audience as well, winning fans all over the world, including in the U.S., where the series airs on Ovation.
On March 7, the 200th episode of Murdoch Mysteries will air in the U.S. S...
'When Calls the Heart': The Show's Costume Designer Dishes on How She Helps Bring Hope Valley to Life
When Calls the Heart transports viewers to the world of the Canadian West. In the heartwarming Hallmark Channel series, the residents of Hope Valley experience life’s joys and challenges as they build a community on the frontier. While many of the stories are timeless, the show is firmly rooted in the early 20th century. Characters encounter new technology like cars and telephones, and, of course, they dress in the fashion of times.
Costume designer Barbara Gregusova is the person responsible...
The Guys Behind the 'Deck the Hallmark' Podcast Reveal the Hallmark Christmas Movie They're Most Excited for This Year
You may think you love Hallmark Christmas movies, but do you love them enough to watch them for 25 hours straight? The guys behind the Deck the Hallmark podcast do. The trio is marking the start of the 2019 Hallmark movie Christmas movie season with a day-long binge-watch. It starts Friday, October 25 at 9 p.m. and runs through Saturday, October 26 at 10 p.m. The whole thing will be live-streamed on Frndly TV, a new $5.99/month streaming service.
“Basically, we’re starting with the first new ...
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