Over 20 years, John Rooney has worked at YTV, Teletoon and DHX Media. Acting as Director of Programming during the Bionix era and helping oversee the launch of Adult Swim Canada, John has overseen many key moments in anime and animation in Canadian media. I ask him to help dispel myths about acquisition, production, and talk also about a bunch of other stuff that will keep you 90s kids satisfied.
39:00 - Inspector Bronco and how Adult Swim Canada was before Corus take-over
45:40 - Why doesn’t Teletoon want to air anime?
50:55 - John takes no responsibility for the Gundam Wing airing order, but has quite a bit to say about Bionix
1:00:00 - How to improve the way we fund our productions
Theme song by Karl Olson. Check out Packet Flood, the album all of this show's music is taken from, on his Bandcamp.
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