Link: What Australia can teach us about Canadian TV

From Kate Taylor of The Globe and Mail:

What Australia can teach us about Canadian TV
What is different about Australia, however, is the broadcasting eco-system: The ABC is just one player in an environment where commercial broadcasters produce a great deal of distinctive and popular Australian programming. There is no Canadian equivalent to Neighbours or Home and Away, the 31- and 28-season veterans of a robust market for popular Australian television drama. Lead by the networks Seven, Nine and Ten, the commercial TV sector also produces a great deal of local reality and lifestyle programming, often replacing the U.S. franchises that Canadians watch with Australian versions. Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and owner of TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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