By Perry HoffmanOTTAWA - Announcing the most recent round of Let’s Talk TV decisions last week, CRTC chair Jean-Pierre Blais spoke about the need to create fewer, higher quality Canadian TV shows instead of a larger number of mixed quality television – and to build a more sustainable production sector populated by larger, well-capitalized firms.In essence, he was saying less is more. However, those who make the shows believe, conversely, less will only lead to less.Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2015-86, released on March 12, made a number of significant changes to Canadian content rules. Chief among them was the elimination daytime Cancon...
LET’S TALK TV: Less will just be less under new Cancon rules, say producers, writers
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