Canadian TV grows in summer

From Kate Taylor of the Globe and Mail:

  • For Canadian TV, summer is the new growing season
    Unlike fall schedules driven by the likes of The Big Bang Theory and Glee, the summer of 2011 is starting to resemble something like a prime-time schedule established in Toronto rather than Los Angeles. There are cops: Flashpoint and Rookie Blue return June 17 and June 23 respectively. There are medics: June 21, Global unveils Combat Hospital, its new medical drama set amidst the Canadian personnel and their international colleagues in the Kandahar military hospital. There are detectives: Murdoch Mysteries returned for a fourth season on Tuesday. And, of course, there are funny people: Hiccups is up and running; Dan for Mayor made its debut Sunday night. Read more.