Last Saturday (the 18th of June) a new TV-series begun here on CBC, our Canadian broadcaster: “Follow the Money”. They had been advertising it for quite some time, and I was really looking forward to it. It’s Danish, and from the same guy who produced The Killing, which we enjoyed. “Nordic Noir” they said, and I like that.
I knew it was set to start on Saturday night at 9 o’clock our time. When Saturday night rolled around, it had flown out the window! Quite amazing for a person who has nothing else to keep track of. Perhaps I need to set up reminders on my phone?!
The first episode was a double, so … two hours. In order to catch up to this coming Saturday, I decided to watch them online. Started by going to CBC’s website on the computer. Brought up the show and started watching, but that was too painful. It was as if we’d been on a dial-up connection … throughout the show, the video kept sort of “stuttering”, the sound wasn’t synchronized with the lip movement.
Downloaded the CBC app to my iPad and tried it there. Excellent quality, but there I got commercials?! I don’t know what the deal is with that — I’m so not used to watching TV on the computer, and I’m looking forward to watching it the regular way on Saturday. If I remember it …