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Link: CBC’s Still Standing gets laughs in small-town Canada

From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:

CBC’s Still Standing gets laughs in small-town Canada
This is the sort of Canadian concept-show that could go horribly wrong. It’s a retro-CBC premise and on paper it reeks of CBC dutifully fulfilling its public broadcast mandate and showing Canada to Canadians.

But there is a delightful quality to Harris’s genuine curiosity about the people in obscure places, and there is great skill in his ability to lampoon the town without crossing any line into superciliousness. He’s a caution. 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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One thought on “Link: CBC’s Still Standing gets laughs in small-town Canada”

  1. I’d love to see this show back but maybe have the title “Jonny Harris: Still Standing”. I can’t let the horribly boring title stand because I really like the show.

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