Link: Sketch-inspired comedy in again in Canadian TV

From Bill Brioux for The Canadian Press:

For many years, “sketch” was a word that would get you thrown out of a TV network’s boardroom.

Broadcasters in English Canada, hungry for ratings, just weren’t interested in what they saw as yesterday’s genre. Instead, the search was on for the next “Corner Gas.” The show was proof, it was thought, that Canadians wanted nothing more than a good sitcom. Continue reading.