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CBC: Television cold, radio hot

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CBC TV sucks. The Sports department is continuing its losing streak, dumping Chris Cuthbert in what is one of the most-boneheaded moves since the Flames traded Doug Gilmour for Gary Leeman.
Meanwhile, Da Vinci is gone, replaced by some combination of This is Wonderland and The Newsroom. Wonderland is so-so, but the Newsroom stinks. It used to be a very funny parody, now it’s just juvenile.
CBC Radio is great. Last night, I finally caught Jowi Taylor’s new series The Wire, exploring the history of electricity in music. Each show ends with a DJ-remix of the show you just heard. It’s wicked. Do not miss the four remaining episodes — Monday, 8pm, Radio 1.

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