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TV, eh? podcast episode 177 – All Your Spoiler Alerts Belong To Us

Diane, Anthony and Greg recap this year’s Canadian Screen Awards, and while we’re fine with who walked away with trophies, we had a lot of criticism aimed at CBC for some extra categories and the decision to tape-delay the celebration.

Other topics covered this week include the cancellation of Strange Empire, the ongoing battle between the CRTC and Bell Media over the Super Bowl and simsub. Finally, our latest poll asks for input regarding what Canadian literature should be adapted by the CBC for their next project.

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TV Eh B Cs podcast 14 – On Patrol with Bruce Smith

BruceSmithBruce Smith is currently the showrunner for 19-2 (BRAVO). Most recently he was showrunner for CRACKED (CBC). He has worked as a writer/producer on numerous dramas, including DURHAM COUNTY (HBO CANADA).

Bruce has also penned multiple award-winning long-form Movie of the Weeks and Mini-Series including CBC’s JOHN A: BIRTH OF A NATION, THE SLEEP ROOM, PRAIRIE GIANT: THE TOMMY DOUGLAS STORY and THE INVESTIGATION for CTV.

He won a 2013 Canadian Screen Award for JOHN A: BIRTH OF A NATION and is a three-time Writer’s Guild of Canada award winner.

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TV, eh? podcast episode 176 – A Sling vs Goliaths

This week the team unveils a brand new feature called … Calendar! (We’ll come up with a cooler name.) Also on the docket: our newest poll will snag someone a one-year subscription to Netflix Canada, a discussion regarding Numeris and whether network ratings can be trusted, and we all think Sling TV would be a fantastic choice for Canadians who want to cut the cable cord.

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TV eh B Cs podcast 13 – Tim Southam is Omnidirectional

TimSoutham

Tim Southam has directed dramas, comedies and documentaries exploring life on the land, life in politics and life in the arts. He has also worked as a director on several of the world’s most-watched series.

His films include The Bay of Love and Sorrows, Drowning in Dreams, Trudeau: Maverick in the Making, The Tale of Teeka, Perreault Dancer, Satie and Suzanne and One Dead Indian. Recent series include Bates Motel, Bones and House.

He is developing his third feature, Hey 45 with writer Morwyn Brebner and producer Anna Stratton.

In addition to regular successes with audiences and critics, awards for his work include three best directing Geminis, two best program Geminis and nominations for the Genie, Jutra and Grammy.

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TV, eh? podcast episode 175 – Ground Up Groundhog

After digging themselves out from a snowstorm in Ontario, Greg and Anthony chatted with Diane about the ongoing Vikings contest on TV, Eh? and Kelly Lynn Ashton’s column about the latest CRTC decisions, including the impact banning simsub could have on Bell Media’s broadcast of the Super Bowl.

Also on tap: will Spun Out ever see the light of day, Schitt’s Creek‘s ratings drop and Rogers blames Numeris for faltering hockey ratings. And finally, Reel West Magazine‘s poll got the trio talking about the most impactful Canadian series of all time.

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