John Doyle of the Globe and Mail has a suggestion to improve the Geminis — kill them and combine with the Genies:
- An awards show in need of a therapist
“The idea occurred to me while watching the Geminis on Sunday. It appears that CBC, which took the Gemini broadcast back from Global this year, called in George Stroumboulopoulos and his team from The Hour to shape and produce the shindig. Stroumboulopoulos acted as both host and executive producer. Watching, it seemed to me that calling in George wasn’t the solution. Somebody needed to call in a shrink. The thing was drenched in self-loathing and hesitation and had a distinct lack of generosity.” Read more.