From Bill Brioux of Sun Media – about Tween TV in general but with extensive quotes from a Canadian writer/producer:
- Funny how ‘tween TV is now sitcom central
“‘Something is happening in comedy. It’s not hip to be funny anymore,’ says Brent Piaskoski, creator of the made-in-Canada Family Channel series The Latest Buzz. ‘Edge has replaced jokes,’ he suggests. It’s why Conan O’Brien gets more respect that Jay Leno, ‘who’s a human joke machine,’ says Piaskoski.” Read more.