In the news: Leafs object to ‘lame excuse’

From the Toronto Sun:

  • Leafs put blame on CBC shows
    “CBC spokesperson Katie Heath-Eves said yesterday that all shows are ultimately renewed or dropped based on performance and there would be Canadian produced shows to eventually replace MVP and others.” Read more.

From the Barrie Examiner:

  • CBC excuse a lame one
    “In the first place, would the CBC really be foolish enough to count on revenue from the Leafs making the playoffs? Toronto hasn’t played a playoff game since 2004. What about ratings? Despite MVP attracting what’s being called ‘an unprecedented new youth-skewed audience’, that audience just wasn’t big enough. About 349,000 viewers tuned in during its January debut, which isn’t great. And it’s been look out below since then.” Read more.