Category Archives: Canadian TV

The legacy of Denis McGrath

Reposted from TV, eh?: So much has and will be posted about the Denis McGrath-sized hole left in the world after his death last night. A small part of his legacy is that without him TV, eh? would likely not exist. … Continue reading

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Everything comes down to Anne of Green Gables

Adapted from our recent He Said/She Said on TV, eh? The Anne of Green Gables/Anne of Avonlea mini-series were the first Canadian productions to truly excite me as Canadian productions. Books I had loved, had literally read to death (the … Continue reading

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My own personal zombie story: TV, eh? comes back to life

I’ve had a couple of conversations lately about the value of blogging, which is kind of hilarious given how little of it I’ve done lately. I just told a recent graduate in an information interview that blogging was a great … Continue reading

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Hiatus

Today’s the last day to bid on items in the TV, eh? charity auction in support of Kids Help Phone, a free, anonymous and confidential phone and on-line professional counselling service for youth. The auction of television memorabilia and experiences … Continue reading

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Coffee, TV or Me

Two unrelated features in the news have been swirling around in my brain like, say, a cup of hot coffee. That somehow entered my brain. Never mind. 1. The New York Times is running a fascinating series looking back at … Continue reading

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Small moments, big changes

I meant to write about how Vancouver TV writers and wannabes should come to the Writers Talking TV event I’m moderating with creator/showrunner Simon Barry of Continuum on Tuesday, but it sold out quickly (well, free-ed out, since there’s no … Continue reading

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Arctic Air writerly discussion and screening

On Tuesday, October 16, I’ll be moderating a discussion with Arctic Air writers — series creator Ian Weir, showrunner Bob Carney and screenwriter Sarah Dodd. The Writers Guild of Canada puts on these Writers Talking TV events in Toronto (podcasts … Continue reading

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