From Simon Houpt of The Globe & Mail:
So you want to write a TV show
Seven people in an east-end Toronto conference room are trying to figure out whether they can terrorize a child.
â€œSee what the context is,â€ one says.
â€œIf we saved a bunch of peopleâ€™s lives, we could traumatize the kid.â€
Theyâ€™re not sadists, they just write for TV, and right now theyâ€™re working up an episode of Bravoâ€™s acclaimed cop showÂ 19-2,Â trying to settle on a storyline that will offer the most compelling possibilities for drama. Continue reading.