Audience doesn’t warm to Arctic Air

From JJ McCullough of Huffington Post Canada:

  • Big Brother Makes for Crappy TV
    And just as the most garish propaganda seeks to mask inner weakness with over-the-top pomposity, Arctic Air’s real-world support has proven to be shakier than Gaddafi’s. Though the CBC and other Can-con apologists did their best to spin the numbers favourably, the show’s January 10 debut yielded barely over a million viewers, a showing so poor that it failed to even crack BBM Canada’s top 30 of the week. To be fair, Arctic Air did briefly sneak into the #27 slot during the last week of January (narrowly edging out a re-run of CSI New York), but has remained absent ever since. Read more.