Welcome back to our weekly Roundtable, friends! We have been a bit slackerly over the past few months with these Roundtables (it is summertime with vacations, the lake and other wonderful distractions that aren’t TV related, after all) but here we are, back at it.
Kerri: Katie thought it would be a good time to discuss summer TV past and present. So, I suppose we should start by discussing what some of our favorite summer shows have been over the years and what makes for a good summer show.
In this edition of the Roundtable we talk about quintessential Canadian television, what that means and if we watch.
Kerri: I thought we should start this edition of the Roundtable by talking about our picks for the most “Canadian” of Canadian TV shows. Any picks?
Katie: Hockey Night in Canada, Just for Laughs, Mr. Dressup, Degrassi
Kerri: My picks are Hockey Night in Canada, Trailer Park Boys and Degrassi.
Jane: Road to Avonlea, Twitch City, Slings and Arrows
Kerri: And the big question, of course, is why are these shows so Canadian? Continue reading