Denis McGrath is a veteran Canadian television screenwriter whose work includes episodes of Showcase’s Continuum and CBC’s InSecurity and Republic of Doyle. He sent this letter in response to yesterday’s post: CBC Puts Reality TV Exec in Charge of New Radio.
Show notes Actor/writer Matt Watts (The Newsroom, Michael Tuesdays and Thursdays) on “incest” and “hush money” at the CBC, among other problems plaguing our TV industry. Episode Rundown 01:15 Michael Tuesdays and Thursdays ran on CBC for one season of twelve episodes. You can still watch it online (link) 01:40 Richard Stursberg says a lot … Continued
Show notes Canada produces top animation talent but lousy animation content. Animator Adam Hines, co-host of the Guys With Pencils podcast, on how to save Canadian cartoons. Episode Rundown 00:31 Norman Mclaren (link) 00:41 That’s right, a Canadian made Ren and Stimpy, John K 00:50 Alias, the creators of the 3D modeling and Animation program … Continued
Show notes Episode Rundown 0:42 The eulogies of MuchMusic (link) (link) (link) 01:50 Greg O’Brien, Editor & publisher of Cartt.ca (link) 03:12 Moses Znaimer (link) 03:28 Peter Nygard (link) 04:58 “…under their CRTC licence, they have to air 12 hours of music videos everyday. They accepted that when they took ownership of the licence. … Continued