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TV, Eh? podcast 10/01/07: Fall season preview; interview with Intelligence creator Chris Haddock

intelligence.jpgHere’s part two of the Canadian TV fall preview podcast, featuring a writer on writer interview with Intelligence and Da Vinci’s Inquest creator Chris Haddock, plus lively discussion on some new and returning fall shows. The podcast is about 20 minutes long; segment start times are approximate:

  1. TV fan and industry insider Caroline from A Place Called Say It, Say It, Say It, writer John Callaghan of Creatively Progressing and I talk about some of the new fall shows – Heartland, Da Kink in My Hair, and The Tudors.

  2. (Start time: 4:45) Writer Denis McGrath from Dead Things on Sticks interviews Intelligence and Da Vinci’s Inquest creator Chris Haddock – spoilerphobes beware, as he lets us in on what to expect from season two, starting Monday, Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. on CBC. (See a partial transcript of this interview here.)

  3. (Start time: 15:04) Caroline, John, and I are back with not-so-positive thoughts on Whistler and more positive ones on The Best Years and Blood Ties.

Check premiere dates and times on the schedule page. The theme music is from “Quarter to Eight,” a podcast safe track by Sweet Japonic.

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TV, Eh? podcast 09/24/07: The new fall season and Mark Farrell of Corner Gas and This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Catch up with the fall season in Canadian television with the second TV, eh? podcast, featuring an interview with Corner Gas and This Hour Has 22 Minutes‘ Mark Farrell. Segment start times are approximate:

  1. I chat with TV fan and industry insider Caroline from A Place Called Say It, Say It, Say It and writer John Callaghan of Creatively Progressing about what we’re looking forward to this fall season, including Intelligence, the Rick Mercer Report, and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
  2. (Start time: 7:10) Writer Denis McGrath from Dead Things on Sticks interviews writer and producer Mark Farrell of Corner Gas and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
  3. (Start time: 25:50) Caroline, John, and I chat about the successful Saskatchewan sitcoms, Corner Gas and Little Mosque on the Prairie.

Check premiere dates and times on the schedule page. The theme music is from “Quarter to Eight,” a podcast safe track by Sweet Japonic.

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TV, Eh? podcast 07/07: Reality TV, Our Hero, Jackson Davies of The Beachcombers, and more


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Welcome to the first TV, Eh? podcast. It’s packed at 40 minutes with interviews, DVD reviews, and chatter about Canadian shows on right now. Segment start times are approximate:

  1. I chat with TV fan and industry insider Caroline from A Place Called Say It, Say It, Say It about reality television – first up, Superstar Chef Challenge and The Scoop
  2. (Start time: 5:55) Writer Denis McGrath from Dead Things on Sticks gives us a DVD review of Our Hero
  3. (Start time: 12:00) Caroline talks about From the Ground Up
  4. (Start time: 15:15) Webmaster Patrick Allec from TV Archive interviews Jackson Davies of The Beachcombers, and gives us the scoop on the 35th anniversary celebrations (check out Friends of the Beachcombers on Facebook)
  5. (Start time: 24:06) Caroline and I mock Canadian Idol and its executive producer John Brunton a little
  6. (Start time: 27:32) Writer Alex Epstein from Complications Ensue presents a lovely justification for supporting Canadian content
  7. (Start time: 34:00) Jennifer Smith from Runesmith’s Canadian Content talks about why she values Canadian content as an audience member and taxpayer
  8. (Start time: 38:15) Caroline narrowly avoids mocking me about my current obsession with Canada’s Next Top Model – we’re picking Rebecca to win

The theme music is from “Quarter to Eight,” a podcast safe track by Sweet Japonic.

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