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Here’s a small sample of what people are saying so far:
Alex Epstein at Complications Ensue:
- Divorced, Beheaded, Died
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I really enjoyed the first two seasons of (The Tudors); but not on the CBC. The BBC version clocks in at about 51 minutes, the CBC version had to be edited down to 44 or so. I found the CBC version to be quite choppy, if you’ll pardon the expression, with odd priorities. So I watched Seasons 1 and 2 on DVD.Ã¢â‚¬Â Read more.
- This is What I’m Talking About
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Shows like DURHAM COUNTY are worth making just because they’re fun, scary, creepy detective shows; and if you like the dark, Laurie Finstad and director Adrian Mitchell ladle out darkness enough for any appetite. But, together with FLASHPOINT and CORNER GAS and the other exports, they go a little way towards giving the rest of the world a sense of who we’ve become. And that’s a value in its own right. Okay, Steven Harper?Ã¢â‚¬Â Read more.
From Groove Kittie:
- Teeeeeeeeee Veeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, eh!
“The Border: OH MAN! Talk about a cliffhanger! I’m a bit anxious about this one being a bit of a Gray/Layla shipper. :S On the upside, my favourite characters (Gray and Slade and Maggie) were untouched by the blast. Hey. I’m trying to keep positive here. *trembles* And just to make things a little bit worse, the premiere isn’t until October 8th. Way to drag out the suspense, CBC. *flail* Evil bastards! October 8, 2009 / CBCÃ¢â‚¬Â Read more Ã¢â‚¬â€œ she talks about Flashpoint, Murdoch Mysteries, and Sanctuary, too.
Check out #tveh on Twitter for even more Canadian TV chatter.
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