From DK Latta of Huffington Post Canada:
Is Canadian TV Too Safe, Or Too Sexy?
What one chooses to focus on depends on ones agenda. There is often a desire by some to promote the idea of dull, timid Canadians…and to embrace the mystique of the edgy and fearless American. Canadian would-be hipsters quick to sneer at Canadian TV as inherently tame compared to the shiny bauble that is American TV. In this recent interview, Adam Korson, star of the new Canadian-made sitcom, Seed, takes special aim at Canadian repressed conservatism, as though that’s the main obstacle in his series’ quest for ratings — a series about a sperm donor (with animated sperm dancing across the title) and featuring single moms and same sex parents. (The fact that I don’t think the series has landed American distribution at all seems left out of the equation). Read more.