Pop Goes The News — Howie Mandel, the Canadian judge on America’s Got Talent, said Tuesday he wasn’t thinking when he praised a contestant for making bulimia “entertaining.”

The 59-year-old Toronto native made the comment after a performance by professional “regurgitator” Stevie Starr.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian actress Ellen Page confronted Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Friday about LGBT issues.

Page, who was born in Halifax, approached Cruz, who was born in Calgary, at the Iowa State Fair and asked him about the “persecution of gays in the workplace and LGBT rights.”

Pop Goes The News — Investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force of the Los Angeles Police Department searched the home of KISS musician Gene Simmons and his Canadian wife Shannon Tweed on Thursday.

Citing an ongoing investigation, police offered no further details but stressed that no one in the family is involved.

Pop Goes The News — A dance crew from Canada was eliminated Wednesday night from America’s Got Talent.

DM Nation, an all-female troupe from Lévis, Que., failed to get enough viewer votes to be one of seven acts on Tuesday’s live show from New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall to advance.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian actor Devon Sawa is back in his native country this week to star in an episode of a new series for U.S. cable channel Investigation Discovery.

Real Detective is an eight-part series about real-life American detectives and their most compelling cases. It recently began production in Montreal.

Pop Goes The News — Filming of the U.S. television series Quantico is underway in Canada — and all eyes are on its Indian star.

Priyanka Chopra is a Bollywood superstar making her North American small screen debut in the ABC series about a group of recruits training at the FBI’s titular Virginia academy.