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In the news: Little Mosque goes international

From CBC:

From Lee-Anne Goodman of the Canadian Press:

  • ‘Little Mosque’ expands global reach
    “‘It’s so gratifying to know we’ll be airing in Israel, and my biggest hope is that people watch the show and just feel that they are transported into a place of laughter and positive vibe,’ Mary Darling, executive producer of ‘Little Mosque,’ said in an interview Tuesday.” Read more.

In the news: Producer gets lucky with Heartland

Brendan Kelly of the Montreal Gazette interviews Heartland producer Michael Weinberg:

  • Heartland LaunchTaking a big leap onto the small screen
    “The one-hour drama is set to premiere Oct. 14 on CBC-TV, and it has one of the choicest spots on the network’s schedule, at 7 p.m. Sunday. This has traditionally been a great slot for family drama on CBC, home for many years to the hit Road to Avonlea.” Read more.

Photo courtesy CBC. Amber Marshall as Amy Fleming in Heartland.

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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