A to Z

Review: A to Z is awfully familiar

A to Z's funky title card (screenshot via NBC)

A to Z’s funky title card (screenshot via NBC)


To say A to Z is a lot like How I Met Your Mother is to say ketchup is a lot like catsup. The two shows are so alike it’s uncanny.

Like How I Met Your Mother, the narrator of A to Z was the star of a late 80s/early 90s sitcom. In A to Z’s case, it’s Katey Sagal of MarriedWith Children fame, opposed to How I Met Your Mother’s Bob Saget who is arguably best known for Full House.

Also, like How I Met Your MotherA to Z tells the story of a relationship. It seems like an epic story that’s bound to be told to their kids someday. Actually, the show is already presented as if it’s a story. In one of her narrations Katey Sagal straight-up says, “Let me tell you a story.” Her narration also gives us one of the cheesy reasons for the show’s name. “This television program is the comprehensive account of their relationship from A to Z,” she says.  Continue reading



TORONTO, August 11, 2014 – This fall, Global delivers the wow factor with a powerhouse schedule of captivating new dramas, charming comedies, and long-awaited comebacks of returning favourites, drawing viewers in to sensational TV moments.

With a schedule packed with TV’s fiercest females, hottest men and thrilling event series, Global gears up for an unstoppable season. Ten o’clock is home to Global’s most buzzed about new dramas, including the heart-pounding new thriller Stalker, premiering on October 1, comic book adaptation Constantine beginning October 24, and the gripping CIA drama State of Affairs, debuting on November 17. Unapologetic political drama Madam Secretary joins critically acclaimed The Good Wife rounding out Global’s must-see Sunday night schedule. From dynamic characters to spine-tingling twists, Global also brings viewers the highly anticipated event of the season Gracepoint, premiering October 2. Continue reading