CBC Wants 'Intelligence' Dead, Says Show's Creator

Dec 3, 2007 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Tyee.ca

“Somewhere in the CBC someone is saying 'do not promote this show.'”

Intelligence tells the story of a Vancouver drug lord who has been forced through circumstances to become an informant for the female head of the Pacific Region of CSIS . via The Tyee.ca

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Andrew J Young

Canada

#1 Dec 12, 2007
Why does it seem that between cable companies and the CBC we seem to lose great shows. It will be a shame to lose this one.
Gareth Taggart

UK

#2 Dec 20, 2007
I watch this show in the UK - I have to download it to see new episodes but I watch the episodes when shown on my local cable station because I want to give the show my support. I enjoy Canadian drama far more than most of the other fare available these days - Intelligence is my favourite show by far. I enjoyed Durham County too.
Intelligence has a small audience maybe, but a fiercely loyal one that can be grown upon with enough exposure and promotion.
DONT CANCEL QUALITY.
Beth Clifton

Montréal, Canada

#3 Jan 3, 2008
This is my favourite program bar none. What are the schedulers thinking by airing this program at 7PM. It is totally unsuitable for younger audiences. The twists and turns of the plot just keeps my head spinning and I could easily watch the same episode again and again to pick up the nuiances I missed. Keep it on the air.

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#4 Jan 3, 2008
There was a Thread here before with Other CBC Screw Up's eg. Insiders trying to Dumb Down the Public even more than they already are by other Silent un-named Media Controllers here in North America sort of Like Humphrey on BBC Yes Minister

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CBC wants 'Intelligence' dead, says show's creator. >by Murray Dobbin December 4, 2007. Intelligence tells the story of a Vancouver drug lord (Ian Tracey)...
www.rabble.ca/columnists_full.shtml...

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#5 Jan 3, 2008
CBC Fires Back at Haddock :: Entertainment :: thetyee.ca
CBC Wants 'Intelligence' Dead, Says Show's Creator Chris Haddock on politics, televised and not. Jeff Keay is head of Media Relations,... http://thetyee.ca/Entertainment/2007/12/11/In...

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