I was wondering what the EOTP community thought about the English debut of 24CH last week. I'm assuming that anyone who frequents this site would be interested in a behind-the-scenes look at Les Glorieux... hell, I liked just seeing the dressing room.
I'd call the first episode a qualified success. There were a few times that I rolled my eyes when the cheese got a little too thick even for my Hab loving sensibilities, but that's the nature of a docu-reality series... Gotta build that dramatic tension! There was also a fair amount of stage setting and setting up the "characters" that might have been a little basic for the sophisticates around here... but all in all, I was entertained throughout.
- MT's monologue in the car on the way to the first day of training camp. "In a short season there are always surprises... it's our job to be one of those surprises." Gold.
- Colby Armstrong chirping Desharnais about what a legend he is in Chicoutimi
- Colby Armstrong speaking "French".
- The part when Galchenyuk gets informed that he is making the team, goes to the dressing room, sits down, looks around... almost imperceptibly shakes his head, and smiles. Such a poignant moment, brilliantly captured.
So, what do you think about 24CH going forward? What are your hopes/fears for the series? Thumbs up, or down?
EPISODE 1 - Feb. 4, 2013 - 8:00 PM EST (TSN)
EPISODE 2 - Feb. 15, 2013 - 7:30 PM EST (TSN)
EPISODE 3 - March 4, 2013 - 7:30 PM EST (TSN)
EPISODE 4 - March 31, 2013 - 7:00 PM EST (TSN)
EPISODE 5 - April 14, 2013 - 7:00 PM EST (TSN)
EPISODE 6 - April 28, 2013 - 7:00 PM EST (TSN)
EPISODE 7 - May 20, 2013 - 7:30 PM EST (TSN)