In the news: CBC’s fall launch event

rickmercerweb2.jpgFrom Bill Brioux at TV Feeds My Family:

  • CBC Sets Stage for Fall With Classy Launch
    “Next up was Rick Mercer. ‘I’m the one guy in Canada who wants an election,’ he joked. The Rick Mercer Report was CBC’s highest-rated entertainment show last season, averaging just under a million viewers a week. For the seventh season, which begins Tues., Sept. 29, Mercer will plunge off a cliff bungee jumping with Man in Motion Rick Hansen. ‘You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a man in a wheelchair plunge 160 feet,’ says Mercer.” Read more.