Hot Men, Television

A Feast For The Eyes: Hot Men To Watch For On TV This Fall

As we all break out our sweaters and socks as the cool weather approaches, a brand-new fall TV season is about to begin. And despite the air getting cooler outside, our TV screens will be heating up indoors – with some very hot men. So as you sip your pumpkin spice latte, please enjoy A Feast For The Eyes – Hot Men To Watch For On TV This Fall.

9. Jason O’Mara – The Man In The High Castle

A Feast For The Eyes: Hot Men To Watch For On TV This Fall
One Season Curse:  The best thing about Terra Nova was Jason O’Mara shirtless in almost every episode. 20th Century Fox

This lovely Irishman seems to suffer from the one season curse. Jason O’Mara has starred in a number of shows that lasted only one season. The first was the U.S. version of Life On Mars. This one should have been a hit – had an interesting story and a great cast that included Harvey Keitel and Michael Imperioli. It was one of the rare cop shows I made an exception for, because it involved time travel. Then he starred in yet another show that only lasted one season – Terra Nova.

O’Mara was also featured on the one season of Vegas. This show should have been on for more than one season. It included an all-star cast including Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis. I blame the American public’s penchant for their enjoyment of boring, formulaic television, like CSI, Law and Order and all those terrible Chicago shows. You can watch O’Mara this fall on a unique show with an amazing plot, The Man In The High Castle. Season 4 premieres on November 15 on Amazon Prime Video.

Ultimate Hotness Level: As Sam Tyler on Life On Mars.

8. Michael Che – Saturday Night Live

Outlet For Ridiculous Emotions: Michael Che hosting Weekend Update. NBC

As if being hot wasn’t enough, Michael Che is funny too. The handsome co-host of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update segment is also a stand-up comedian. Che and Colin Jost also hosted the 2018 Emmy Awards. One of his earliest debuts was as a correspondent on The Daily Show With John Stewart. Watch for Che as the 45th season of SNL premieres September 28.

Ultimate Hotness Level: His wicked sense of humour.

7. David Tennant – Criminal And Good Omens

If You’re Heading To Hell, Take Me With You: David Tennant as Crowley in Good Omens. Prime

I’ve never found David Tennant particularly attractive, but there’s something about his portrayal of a demon in Amazon Prime Video’s Good Omens (recently renewed for season 2) that makes me want to jump his bones. The Brit actor will also star in the upcoming Netflix series Criminal, which debuts on September 20.

Ultimate Hotness Level: Without a doubt, as Crowley in Good Omens.

6. Yannick Bisson – Murdoch Mysteries

What have you, George?: Yannick Bisson as William Murdoch. CBC Television

Dubbed (by me, and others I’m sure) as the handsomest man on Canadian television, Yannick Bisson will be back on our television screens soon. 50-year-old Bisson has been playing Detective William Murdoch on the hit CBC show since 2006. I met him in 2015 at a Murdoch Mysteries Fan Day, and trust me, his hotness level was off the charts. Murdoch Mysteries Season 13 premieres on CBC Television on September 16.

Ultimate Hotness Level: As Detective William Murdoch on Murdoch Mysteries, of course.

5. Cody Fern – American Horror Story: 1984

A Feast For The Eyes: Hot Men To Watch For On TV This Fall
Son Of Satan: Cody Fern in American Horror Story: Apocalypse. FX

This hottie came to my attention in 2018 when I first saw him in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace. It was not only the best mini-series of the year, it featured some damn fine men, including Cody Fern. He also did a great job playing the main villain in last year’s American Horror Story: Apocalypse. Watch for him in this year’s American Horror Story: 1984, which premieres on FX September 18.

Ultimate Hotness Level: As son of the devil Michael Langdon in AHS: Apocalypse.

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A Feast For The Eyes – Canada’s Hottest Men

Oh Canada – the home to some of the world’s hottest men. In order to celebrate our glorious nation’s 152nd birthday, I thought I would honour seven of our country’s best-looking males. Please enjoy a feast for the eyes – Canada’s hottest men. Happy Canada Day everyone!

7. Justin Trudeau

A Feast For The Eyes – Canada’s Hottest Men
Our Home And Native Land: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. CTV News

I was going to reserve this list for actors, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is one hell of an exception. He not only kicked Conservative MP Patrick Brazeau’s ass in a boxing match seven years ago, he also kicked Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s ass out of office in 2015. Love him or hate him, you have to admit our Prime Minister is a hottie. The 47-year-old Trudeau was born in Ottawa, Ontario.

Ultimate Hotness Level: On the world stage, representing our great country.

6. The Weeknd

Starboy: The hotness of The Weeknd. Culture Kings

The Weeknd (Abel Makkonen Tesfaye), is another exception to my hot actor’s rule. The 29-year-old singer, songwriter and record producer is from Toronto, Ontario. This hottie, who became a diamond selling artist on June 28, has won nine Juno Awards, three Grammy Awards and eight Billboard Music Awards.

Ultimate Hotness Level: On a concert stage.

5. Nathan Fillion

Canada’s Hottest Rookie: That would be Nathan Fillion. ABC Television

The 48-year-old handsome actor, known for the TV series Firefly and Castle, recently landed another hit show, The Rookie, which has been renewed for a second season. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, there’s no doubt Fillion is one of the hottest Canadian men around.

Ultimate Hotness Level:  As Richard Castle in Castle. Continue reading “A Feast For The Eyes – Canada’s Hottest Men”

Murdoch Mysteries Reviews

Murdoch Mysteries Review – Darkness Before The Dawn Part Two

Darkness Before The Dawn Part Two
Shared Responsibility: Julia and Watts bond over their guilty consciences.

When Darkness Before The Dawn Part One ended last week, William Murdoch had arrested Inspector Brackenreid’s son John for murder. It was also looking like the lad would be left paralyzed after an investigation gone wrong, initiated by Detective Watts. Also, Julia felt guilty that she hadn’t waited for a spinal surgeon and Miss Hart was up to no good.

Part Two begins as Julia (Hélène Joy) enters John’s (Charles Vandervaart) hospital room. He still can’t feel his legs or move his toes. Watts (Daniel Maslany) arrives and tells him he’s sorry for getting him mixed up in the Lucille Palmer mess.

Meanwhile, Miss Hart (Shanice Banton) has been appointed to the position of City Coroner. She meets Inspector McWorthy (Sean Bell) for a drink to celebrate. Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Darkness Before The Dawn Part Two”

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Murdoch Mysteries Review – Darkness Before The Dawn Part One

Darkness Before The Dawn Part One
How Is Our Son? Julia has some unsettling news for Margaret and Thomas.

This week’s Murdoch Mysteries begins with a crazy series of events. Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) is at a meeting where he is introduced as a candidate, but a candidate for what? Someone walks into the meeting and whispers in Murdoch’s ear and he takes off for Station House No. 4 on his bike. He races into the station to see Brackenreid (Thomas Craig) punching Detective Watts (Daniel Maslany) in the face in Darkness Before The Dawn Part One.

Julia (Hélène Joy) is at the University of Toronto’s School of Medicine running down a hallway to see John Brackenreid (Charles Vandervaart), who is lying on a gurney, bleeding profusely from his side. Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Darkness Before The Dawn Part One”

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Murdoch Mysteries Review – Manual For Murder

Manual For Murder
What An Unpleasant Surprise: Murdoch and Brackenreid run into Ralph Fellows at a retirement party.

William (Yannick Bisson) and Julia (Hélène Joy) discover that someone is committing the murders detailed in their new book, chapter by chapter, in Manual For Murder.

The episode begins with another sparsely-attended book reading for William and Julia. William begins to read Solving Murders aloud and says each chapter reveals a different murder and how it was solved. He starts with the case of the electroplated works of art that began showing up around Toronto. Viewers will recall they were actually the bodies of young women from the season 9 episode Barenaked Ladies.

Constable Higgins (Lachlan Murdoch) interrupts him, to tell him he is needed at the Windsor House Hotel, as the owner believes she has discovered a body in the lobby. He and Julia apologize to those in attendance and leave.

They arrive and hotel detective Ralph Fellows (Colin Mochrie) shows them what he calls an electroplated body on a chair. “Just as in our book,” William says to Julia. “Have you read our book then?” she asks Fellows.

“It may astonish the two of you that the world doesn’t revolve around just you,” Fellows says. “The case was in the newspapers.”

William pierces the electroplate and finds blood. Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Manual For Murder”

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Murdoch Mysteries Review – Sins Of The Father

Sins Of The Father
Stop Right There: William seeks justice for his murdered father Harry.

Inspector Brackenreid (Thomas Craig) asks Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) to investigate the aftermath of a rooming house fire on the poor side of town in Sins of the Father.

George Crabtree (Jonny Harris) and William Murdoch arrive at the scene of the fire just as a body is being removed. They search it for clues and find a key and a metal cigarette case. Inside the case are cigarettes and a tinplate photo of a man and a boy.

“Oh my God,” Murdoch says, clearly shaken.

“You know these people? Crabtree asks.

“That’s me,” Murdoch replies. “This man is my father.” Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Sins Of The Father”

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Murdoch Mysteries Review – Murdoch And The Undetectable Man

Murdoch and the detached man
Great Minds Think Alike: Julia and William have dinner with Nikola Tesla.

Murdoch enlists inventor Nikola Tesla to help investigate the murder of an inventor who was experimenting with invisibility, in Murdoch And The Undetectable Man. 

The episode begins with a man going into an arcade and paying to see a short film through a viewer. In the film, a man is covered with bandages and is holding up a sign that says “Now you see me”. The next time we see the man, he is dead and Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) and Crabtree (Jonny Harris) are in a lab, standing over his body. They find a bloody fingermark on a metal shelf.

Tesla (Dmitry Chepovetsky) arrives and tells Murdoch he and Bosworth had corresponded with each other. Bosworth had been looking for advice because his investor was about to pull his money from his invention.

Bosworth had wanted to share his invention with Tesla, but when he arrived to meet with him, Bosworth was already dead and some of his equipment was missing. Murdoch asks what the dead inventor had been working on.

“Professor Bosworth was working on a device to render objects invisible,” Tesla says.

Season 12, episode 13 is Tesla’s return to Murdoch Mysteries, the real-life historical character was last on the show in The Tesla Effect in 2010. Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Murdoch And The Undetectable Man”

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Murdoch Mysteries Review – Pirates Of The Great Lakes

Pirates Of The Great Lakes
Undercover Crabtree: George as antiques collector Boston Rhodes.

Murdoch assists Italian detective Flavio Pupazzi recover a stolen shipload of antiques, and Inspector Brackenreid hopes to recover his shipwrecked marriage in Pirates Of The Great Lakes.

Season 12, episode 10 begins with William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) showing George Crabtree (Jonny Harris) his latest invention, an elaborate-looking dishwasher.  He explains to Crabtree that one part of his contraption “pushes strings of soapy water” at the dishes and then shows him “the motor for the dish closet.”

Crabtree wonders why he would be in need of such a machine. “How many dishes do you have, Sir?” he asks. Murdoch tells him Julia has purchased a couple of sets of dinnerware and plans on entertaining a lot.

“Then I look forward to my next invitation,” Crabtree replies, grinning.  Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Pirates Of The Great Lakes”

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Murdoch Mysteries Review – Secrets And Lies

Secrets and Lies
Long-Lost Love: Will the Inspector rekindle his romance with a former flame? CBC

Secrets and Lies begins with Inspector Thomas Brackenreid (Thomas Craig) in unfamiliar surroundings, searching for a missing person. Within minutes, he’s jumped by several men and knocked flat on his back. When he finally gets back on his feet, he makes his way up a staircase to a one room apartment, and is greeted by a black woman with whom he’s obviously well acquainted. He tells her he still hasn’t found “our daughter”. Then the audience loses its collective mind.  Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Secrets And Lies”

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Murdoch Mysteries Review – Drowning In Money

Drowning In Money
On The Case: Brackenreid, Murdoch and Watts try to determine the cause of the Westerbrook’s deaths.

When a wealthy Toronto couple are found dead in their swimming pool, a suicide note is found in their home. But Detective Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) believes it could be murder, in this week’s Murdoch Mysteries episode, Drowning In Money.

Murdoch discovers a burglary had taken place on the same night of the “suicide” of Franklin and Louise Westerbrook, although it could just be an “unlucky coincidence. Extremely unlucky if you ask me,” Murdoch tells Detective Watts (Daniel Maslany).

During a discussion about the deaths at Station House No. 4, Henry Higgins-Newsome (Lachlan Murdoch) enlightens his fellow officers on what he knows about the Westerbrook couple. As it turns out, the couple’s daughter Diana had just married a duke’s son, Albert, The Earl of Lincoln. And according to Higgins, this made the Westerbrooks think they were royalty.  Continue reading “Murdoch Mysteries Review – Drowning In Money”