From Scott Stinson of the National Post:
- Canada-U.S. rotations: Why we’re closer to the same TV playing field
Any discussion with a Canadian television executive will eventually get to the Canada-vs.-United States debate. No matter how many successes the local industry piles up, someone will come along to airily dismiss Canadian television as unworthy of its U.S. counterparts. Christine Shipton, vice-president of original content at Shaw Media, greets the can-Canada-hold-its-own question bluntly. “Whenever this comes up,” she says, sitting in her Toronto office, “I point out that U.S. shows are horrible at times.” Read more.