In the news: Canadian sitcoms outperforming drama

From Etan Vlessing of the Hollywood Reporter:

  • Canadian sitcoms, reality TV outdo dramas
    The funny thing about Canadian TV nowadays are sitcoms and light reality fare are outperforming edgy homegrown dramas in primetime. The March 5 two-hour series premiere of the CTV police drama “The Bridge” from E1 Television debuted Friday night with 998,000 viewers, just shy of the 1.009 million viewers that tuned in to the recent series premiere for the CBC’s P.I. drama “The Republic of Doyle.” Read more.
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2 thoughts on “In the news: Canadian sitcoms outperforming drama”

  1. No surprise.
    The CBC is funded by taxpayers and can afford a huge advertising budget to promote the crap they produce. Pathetic how the govt likes to compete with private industry.

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