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Ten Years Ago Today, Bionix Debuted on YTV. It’s Time We Got It Back.

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Earlier today, Corus Entertainment spoke before the CRTC in a hearing to determine the future direction of television in this country. Amid the myriad of talking points debating pick-and-pay television, preponderance of Canadian services, and availability of youth broadcasting, I wonder if at any point the Corus representatives thought “hey, isn’t today the tenth anniversary of that anime block that ran on YTV? Maybe we should bring that thing back.” It’s understandable if they didn’t – even I forgot that Bionix debuted ten years ago today. Continue reading

Top Ten Bionix Memories

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Tonight marks the sixth anniversary of the debut of YTV’s phenomenal late night animation block, Bionix. This week also marks the one year anniversary of the block’s unceremonious death. Although a product of fan demand, YTV went to great strides to make this block everything it could be before priorities changed at the station. Last year I wrote a short article summarizing what I felt to be the top ten most memorable moments. It will be taken down along with my old website, “Zannen, Canada,” but here it is again for the sake of preservation.

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