From Alessandra Stanley of the New York Times:
- You Think Life Is Mild North of the Border?
“Any lingering illusion that Canada is a milder, blander version of the United States is dispelled by Ã¢â‚¬Å“Durham County,Ã¢â‚¬Â a Canadian-made crime series that begins on Monday on the Ion network. It takes a while to realize that this scary, well-made thriller was not made in America. Durham County has all the signposts of a Hollywood production: lush theme music and stark cinematography, a brooding homicide detective, barbaric rapes and murders, philanderers, sociopaths, yoga moms and alienated teenagers.” Read more.
From Elizabeth Jensen of the New York Times:
- Network’s New Energy Source: The Dark
“If the series succeeds in the United States, Ion plans to take a greater creative role in Season 3, which will start shooting for Canadian television in October, said Leslie Chesloff, Ion’s executive vice president for programming.” Read more.