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Canadian Idol takes a rest

The Globe and Mail reports on CTV's decision to give Canadian Idol a rest in 2009. Although the Canadian version of the popular show was a hit, the move aims to save cash as networks brace for the downturn.
December 17, 2008

The Globe and Mail reports on CTV’s decision to give Canadian Idol a rest in 2009. Although the Canadian version of the popular show was a hit, the move aims to save cash as networks brace for the downturn.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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