From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
CBC needs to make room for original, ambitious TV dramas
CBC’s cancellation of Strange Empire is more than disappointing. It’s a disgrace, an abnegation of responsibility. That responsibility – indeed it’s a promise made by CBC executives – is to make CBC-TV the home of serious-minded, provocative, cable-quality programming. Strange Empire is the only series in recent years to even approach that level. Now it’s gone. Continue reading.