January 2009

Sunday, March 1 – 9pm ET/PT

This season the competition is more cut throat than ever with a group of celebrities that will fight, tooth and nail, to win. The 16 new celebrities will rise to the challenge and once again it will be men versus women. The men include: Clint Black, Andrew Dice Clay, Tom Green, Scott Hamilton, Jesse James, Brian McKnight, Dennis Rodman, and Herschel Walker. The women include: Annie Duke, Natalie Gulbis, Claudia Jordan, Khloe Kardashian, Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers, Brande Roderick and Tionne Watkins. All the celebrities will be vying for the coveted title as they fight for their respective causes.

Wednesday, January 28 – 10pm ET/PT

Presenting the fashion highlights and disasters at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Wednesday, January 28 – 9pm ET/PT

After losing a contestant last week, the eight contestants that remain have to plan an impressive party for P. Diddy.

Tuesday, January 27 – 10:30pm ET/PT

It’s the week before the Baby Phat fashion show – and there is a lot of work to do. To add to the pressure – Kimora has to leave the office during the busiest week of the year to take care of her daughter Aoki who has a cavity that needs to be filled.

Tuesday, January 27 – 10pm ET/PT

Ruby experiences difficulties when she travels to Los Angeles. Ruby also discusses motherhood with her friends and wonders if she will ever experience it.

Monday, January 26 – 9pm ET/PT

Tess Chaykin, archeologist, and Sean Reilly, FBI, are caught up in the mad pursuit of Bill Vance, an archeologist who’s after the chief secret of the Knights Templar’s—a journal of Yeshua of Nazareth, which purportedly says he’s a man, not the Son of God. They only realize the explosive nature of the artifact at the very end.

Monday, January 26 – 8pm ET/PT

Catch all the action behind the scenes of The Last Templar with Mira Sorvino, Victor Garber, and Scott Foley on location in Montreal and Moracco.

Tuesday, January 27 – 8pm ET/PT

The remaining contestants deal with the elimination of ranch favourite Damien instead of unmotivated, segregated Joelle in last week’s shocking elimination. Then, it’s the last weigh in of the month which means the at-home players find out if they will be reunited with their teammates on the ranch.

Who will have what it takes to stay above the yellow line and who will be the next player sent home?

Sunday, January 24 at 8 p.m. ET

The health and thickness of ice cover in the Arctic Ocean is diminishing. The team dives under the ice and takes measurements on top of the ice flow and later sends the results to NASA to help them discover how fast it is changing.

These difficult economic times have many investors asking how to recession proof their portfolios. Beginning February 2, BNN premieres YOUR MONEY MONTH, a special series throughout February delivering a daily line up dedicated to helping investors set goals to build a sound and secure financial future in 2009.

Online, BNN.ca features complete coverage of YOUR MONEY MONTH content with the best financial hints, tips and strategies from experts and BNN’s on-air team.

BNN’s YOUR MONEY MONTH daily highlights break down as follows:

Weekdays from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET daily.
BNN’s popular morning program MARKET MORNING premieres three new segments exclusively for YOUR MONEY MONTH, including:

• POWER PORTFOLIO –10:20 a.m. ET
BNN’s top financial experts and industry leaders respond to viewer questions surrounding personal investment portfolios to take advantage of market recovery and guidelines for new investors.

• THE FUND REPORT – 10:50 a.m. ET
For the risk-averse BNN explores all aspects of managed funds. From Mutual Funds to Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), BNN’s THE FUND REPORT delivers information on what the best and worst performers are and how to create your personalized fund strategy for investment success.

MAKING $ENSE – 11:20 a.m. ET
This 101 course on the market educates investors on the sometimes complicated often confusing nuances of the investment world.

Weekdays at 2:20 p.m. ET
BNN brings together the best hints, tips and strategies from the YOUR MONEY MONTH special coverage.

Mondays at 11:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m. and 12 a.m.
Every Monday in February, Larry Berman – one of the industry’s top technical and fundamental analysts – will makeover the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) portfolios of three lucky viewers! Viewers can enter to receive their free ETF MAKEOVER by e-mailing yourmoneymonth@bnn.ca or bermanscall@bnn.ca .

Fridays at 11:30 a.m. ET
There’s no denying that tax season is fast approaching. With the RRSP deadline on March 2 and personal income taxes due April 30, BNN encourages viewers to get a head start by tackling viewer’s tax related question about how to maximize tax returns.

Real Estate Week on YOUR MONEY MONTH Includes:

February 23 – 27 at 3:30 p.m. ET
A home is the largest investment many Canadians will ever make. During the final week of YOUR MONEY MONTH, Kim Parlee and Andrew Bell, hosts of THE CLOSE, provide and in-depth look at the Canadian housing sector.

• Monday, February 23 – Overall House Market Picture
Property was once considered to be one of the safest investments consumers could make, but times have changed. BNN’s Kim Parlee and Andrew Bell examine today’s housing market while experts weigh in on how low the market can go and whether now is the right time to buy that dream house or vacation property.

• Tuesday, February 24 – Cross-Canada Regional Breakdown
Find out how real estate stacks up from city-to-city. BNN reporters team up with real estate experts and look at local real estate markets from coast to coast.

• Wednesday, February 25 – Condo Crash
BNN asks developers from major cities across Canada if the market has reached its saturation point and what the recession will mean for condo developers and individuals who want to enter or exit condo ownership.

• Thursday, February 26 – Real Estate Investment Opportunities
Housing prices are at a low, but is now the time to buy that investment property south of the border? Discover the legal issues you need to know when buying a U.S property and where the hot destinations are to buy. WestJet CEO, Sean Durfy joins BNN to talk about his recent house purchase in Palm Springs.

• Friday, February 27 – Taking the Real Estate Plunge
Find out what to you need to know about buying and selling in this recession market, including what the average investor can do to get the best deals and what home buyers can do to negotiate the best mortgage rates possible.