From Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press:
- Cops and mental health issues collide in CBC’s Toronto-set series ‘Cracked’
Damaged but brilliant cops seem to be a staple of prime time procedurals these days, but few TV detectives appear as unhinged as CBC’s latest anti-hero on “Cracked.” Faced with a suicidal knife-wielding assailant, Det. Aiden Black puts a gun to his own temple in a bid to calm the rattled guy down. Read more.
From Melissa Hank of Postmedia News:
- TV Tuesday
Who knew playing poker could help when it comes to shaking down perps? David Sutcliffe, known to Gilmore Girls fans as Rory’s dad Christopher, debuts as Det. Aidan Black on CBC’s new crime drama Cracked on Tuesday (9 p.m.). And, the former World Poker Tour player says, his background in the game helped stack the cards in his favour. Read more.