From Cameron Archer of Gloryosky:
Why Strange Empire Doesnâ€™t Need To â€œSave The CBCâ€
With Strange Empire, Laurie Finstad-Knizhnikâ€™s new CBC Television show, two narratives dominate the showâ€™s current publicity â€“ the woman-oriented western angle, and the drama thatâ€™s â€œmore substantialâ€ than CBCâ€™s other homegrown dramatic fare. With this in mind, Strange Empireâ€™s debut earned 319,000 viewers on October 6, 2014. Its second episode earned 312,000 viewers on October 13, 2014. Thatâ€™s not a good start for the latest show thatâ€™s allegedly too â€œun-CBCâ€ for CBC. Continue reading.