Link: X Company is excellent, if conventional, entertainment

From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:

Here’s bloody good news: The new CBC drama X Company (CBC, 9 p.m.) is vastly entertaining. A Second World War spy drama, on the evidence of the first two episodes it’s brimming with action, tension delivered with appropriate dollops of poignancy and done with slick confidence.

It comes from Flashpoint creators Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern and is based, loosely, on the existence of the real Camp X, a training school for spies and the organization of covert operations, established in the early 1940s by the British Army on Lake Ontario near Oshawa. Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from countless programs. Survivor winners, Donald Trump, Jerry Bruckheimer ... he has interviewed (literally) hundreds of TV people over the course of his career. He is a past member of the Television Critics Association.
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