In the news: Canadian comedy going strong

From Rob Salem of the Toronto Star:

  • Plenty of promise in new Canadian TV comedies
    “I mean, how do you replace a Trailer Park Boys? In fact, there is Showcase’s thrice Gemini-nominated Cock’d Guns, a similarly deadpan rock twist on the same mockumentary style. On the other hand, if you related more to Trailer’s taboo-toppling vulgarity, you need tune no further than the same cable channel’s new and resolutely rude Testees, which has thus far made the Boys look more like altar boys.” Read more.