From James Bawden:
Book Of Negroes: A CBC-TV Event
So far this has been a terrible TV season for Canadian scripted drama. Each year as more foreign cable networks get licensed the number of Canadian dramas gets a bit smaller. This year mighty Rogers seems to have all but abandoned any commitment to scripted Canadian stories with its huge ratings roar of weekends plugged with prime time NHL games. I’ve been subsisting on such worthwhile CTV Canadian dramas as Saving Hope which offer proof positive cagey veteran Wendy Crewson can steal any scenes she’s in anytime she wants to. And then along comes CBC’s must-watch new miniseries The Book Of Negroes. It’s the kind of quality fare Canadian TV should be offering every week. Continue reading.
Latest posts by Diane Wild (see all)
- Rick Mercer ponders what’s next - September 20, 2016
- Link: Oh goody, Real Housewives is coming to Toronto - June 10, 2016
- Link: Orphan Black gears up for an explosive finale - June 10, 2016