From Craig Takeuchi of the Georgia Straight:
- Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards: Da Vinci’s Inquest, Intelligence creator Chris Haddock honoured
At the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards held last night (January 10), local actor Ian Tracey presented television screenwriter and producer Chris Haddock, creator of the locally based CBC TV series Da Vinci’s Inquest and the crime drama Intelligence , with the VFCC Achievement Award for his contributions to the B.C. film and television industry. Read more.
From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
- From briefing notes to black ops in the embassy TV room
“Hello U.S. diplomats in Ottawa! I have news for you. That CBC show you were so concerned about for its anti-American stereotypes, The Border? Yeah, that one. Much of it was written by an American guy.” Read more.
From the New York Times:
- A Selection From the Cache of Diplomatic Dispatches
“SUBJECT: PRIMETIME IMAGES OF US-CANADA BORDER PAINT U.S. IN
INCREASINGLY NEGATIVE LIGHT” Read more.
From Bill Brioux at TV Feeds My Family:
- Canada Not Feeling Triple Sensation
“CBC’s talent search series Triple Sensation drew just 174,000 Monday night, with only 51,000 in the 25-54-year-old demo. It premiered a week earlier to just 220,000.” Read more.