In the news: jPod tonight

From Alex Strachan of Canwest News Service:

  • Reality shows that suck reap the benefit of strike
    “jPod, the homegrown drama that tries so very, very hard to show that a TV show about Gen Yers surfing the net can be every bit as compelling as, well, surfing the net, moves to a new night. In tonight’s outing, doofus dad Jim (Alan Thicke) tries to make it onto White Ghost, a Hong Kong TV show that shows North Americans doing dumb things — like, say, competing on 1 vs. 100. 9 p.m., CBC.” Read more.