In the news: Jim Shaw’s peculiar obsession with The Trailer Park Boys

John Doyle of the Globe and Mail defends The Trailer Park Boys against Jim Shaw’s rants:

  • Note to Jim Shaw: Leave the Trailer Park Boys alone
    “During the initial flapdoodle over the CTF, Shaw, top honcho at Shaw Communications, cited Trailer Park Boys as a production initially funded by the CTF and took the view that funding the show was an outrage. Some of us were taken aback. Others laughed. Trailer Parks Boys is, after all, a hugely popular success for Canadian TV.” Read more.