TV’s Arctic gold rush


From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:

  • The North should prepare itself for a prime-time TV gold rush
    My prediction for 2013 is the victory of the proletariat. Okay, all righty, maybe that’s not going to happen. So let’s stick with possible trends for 2013. Here’s a trend that is not entirely unrelated to the victory of the proletariat – the North. News arrived recently that Discovery, the fabulously successful U.S. cable channel, has ordered up its first scripted project, and that drama project is called Klondike, based on Canadian writer Charlotte Gray’s book Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike. Read more.