In the news: Corner Gas in the US

From Andrew Ryan of the Globe and Mail:

  • Prairie life heads to Middle America
    “The denizens of Dog River are coming to American television. Starting mid-September, Corner Gas begins airing on the mainstream cable outlet Superstation WGN, which puts the low-key series starring comedian Brent Butt into more than 70-million U.S. homes overnight.”

From Rob McKenzie of the National Post:

  • How to win fans and influence TV critics
    “Poolside drinks with television critics on the couches outside Trader Vic’s, one-on-one chats with Brent Butt, free bottles of berry syrup from Saskatoon: Corner Gas did its utmost to make friends in Beverly Hills this weekend.”