By etan vlessingTORONTO - The CBC in recent years has gone from comfort food like Heartland and Battle of the Blades to high-concept shows like Strange Empire and X Company, now in its second season.But the pubcaster's biggest audiences are coming from comedies like Schitt's Creek and Mr. D. So the CBC, with a dominant Netflix Canada in mind, is making good on its promise to push into more edgy, character-driven programming that can compete on the same turf as premium cable and SVODs.Cartt.ca spoke to newly-hired CBC scripted programming boss Tara Ellis and creators and producers of dramas and comedies in...
A smarter, funnier, edgier CBC TV growing under Ellis
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