Yes, We CanCon?

The CRTC has decided to delay the issue of balancing CanCon with AmCon (YankCon?), announcing that — since it’s getting late and the networks have already started lining up U.S. programming for the new season — it won’t implement the proposed one-to-one spending ratio (equal spending on foreign and domestic content) this year, but that it will be “considered for the following year.” Here’s Grant Robertson’s story in the Globe.  And here’s the Hollywood Reporter telling the same story from a U.S. perspective.

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