In the news: Canadian TV in the US

From Brendan Kelly of Variety:

  • Canadian TV sizzles in U.S.
    “The highest-profile Canadian entry in the U.S. television sweepstakes so far is “Flashpoint,” a Toronto-set crime drama that made its bow on CBS and on CTV in Canada July 11. The series about an emergency response police unit met with mixed reviews in the U.S., with many Stateside critics suggesting it was a not-so-inspired Canadian rip-off of a well-worn American format — the cop procedural.” Read more.