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Re: spine on muchmusic
- Subject: Re: spine on muchmusic
- From: Andrew Rodenhiser
- Date: Mon, 13 Mar 1995 11:31:29
Michael Damian Catano <mcatano\!/is.dal.ca> noted:
}my gripe: with the wealth of TV/folm people in the maritimes (eg, mike
}clattenburg, steve comeau, michael andreas kuttner, john dunsworth, etc,
}etc ad nauseum) why on earth does MM/CTYTV feel the need to add YET
}another upper canadian to the mix? why not go local - someone who would
}already be in touch w/ the scene.
Because if Much had any clue, they would have started the show 2 years ago
and put Clattenburg (or some equally qualified local, anyone you listed
would have done very well, I just happen to know Mike better) at the helm.
They obviously had to go through tons of management to get the show
started at all, and then some bigwig made the casting choice, choosing
experience over familiarity.
Did anyone ever get the impression that Mike & Mike learned anything
about Canada from their "X-Canada Adventures" show or were they just goofs
enjoying the travel expenses.
I have often wished that Clattenburg's affiliation with Much could have
taken his "That Damn Cable Show" national. The show, for those
unfamiliar, was our equivalent of a "Wayne's World" public access cable
show where Mike & co-hosts did goofy comedy as well as profiling local
"Don't tickle me, daddy"-- Mike Clattenburg.