From Craig Takeuchi and Sean Minogue of the Georgia Straight:
- Canadian TV heats up the winter season
“With layoffs at Canwest Global and CTVâ€”plus whispers of cutbacks at the CBCâ€”even our TV industry isn’t insulated from recent economic tremors. While belts tighten one notch, however, Canadian TV has kicked it up two. Two new CBC offerings, the dramedy Being Erica and the Alberta ranch tug-of-war Wild Roses, both debuted with ratings higher than the new 90210. And CTV’s Flashpoint drew 12 million viewers with its January 16 episode. Here are more shows to chill out with over the winter season.” Read more.