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TV, eh? podcast episode 87 – “Too Kitsch for Kitsch”

Zaib Shaikh of Little Mosque Mondays 830 pm on CBC TV HighRes

Diane talks to Little Mosque on the Prairie star Zaib Shaikh about the show’s legacy heading into its final episodes. But first, Anthony and Diane chat about the Canadian TV news of the week:

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New tonight: Mr. D, Little Mosque on the Prairie, The Big Decision, Top Chef Canada

Mr. D, CBC – “The Basketball Diaries”
Gerry is desperate for his first win of the basketball season, but when he finds out his opponents are coached by his ex and her husband, he becomes emotionally involved. Robert plans a principal’s 25th anniversary celebration for an uncooperative Callaghan.

Little Mosque on the Prairie, CBC – “The Worst of Times”
When Amaar finally reveals to Baber that he plans to be the Imam of the new Mosque, Baber revolts and tries to form a splinter Mosque.

The Big Decision, CBC – “Dead Frog Brewery + Westland Steel”
Jim Treliving is the last hope for two struggling businesses – Aldergrove, BC’s Dead Frog Brewery, and Winnipeg’s Westland Steel.

Top Chef Canada, Food Network Canada
Special guest judge Thea Andrews, Top Chef Canada’s season one host and new mom.


Little Mosque on the Prairie hopes for US broadcast deal

From Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press:

  • ‘Little Mosque’ eyes hoped-for U.S. broadcast deal as series winds down
    Of all the barriers CBC’s groundbreaking sitcom “Little Mosque on the Prairie” has managed to cross with its multifaith humour, one surprising wall remains: the U.S. border. Despite having audiences in 92 countries around the world, executive producer Mary Darling notes the gentle comedy has never been able to secure a broadcaster in the United States, where a lighthearted look at culture clash would arguably have its deepest resonance. Read more.