From Tony Wong of the Toronto Star:
Link: This Hour has 22 Minutes in â€˜existential crisis,â€™ say sources, losing Shaun Majumder and key writers, including Greg Thomey
The abrupt departure of star Shaun Majumder from CBCâ€™s 22 Minutes heralds some significant changes to the upcoming season of the sketch comedy show, even as insiders point to what they say is an â€œexistential crisisâ€ at the long-running and beloved Canadian series.
In exclusive interviews with the Star, producers outlined for the first time plans for a revamped 22 Minutes that will showcase four nights of 10-minute digital-only shows. The series is also adding two new â€œcorrespondentsâ€ in Toronto and Vancouver leading up to the weekly broadcast premiering Sept. 18 on CBC. Continue reading.