August 2009

Tuesday, August 18 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV

MTV delves into the world of high-fashion with this new series that takes us through the ups and downs of the fashion industry as seen through the eyes of Jazmin Whitley, one of the youngest designers to hit New York’s fashion week. Watch the new kid on the block pour sweat and tears into her designs, as she launches her own fashion house. Don’t miss an episode of HOUSE OF JAZMIN on MTV and mtv.ca.

10:30 p.m. ET/PT – Tuesday, August 18 on Comedy Network

Tim finally graduates from barber school and celebrates over an Italian supper with friends. JJ Pepper releases his latest music video.

10 p.m. ET/PT – Tuesday, August 18 on Comedy Network

The Owl and the Man are back for a head spinning convo about Transformers.

Airs on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, on THE LENS.

In the documentary, a primarily First Nations community in Alert Bay, B.C. goes on a diet that lets them choose bacon over pasta and whipped cream over potatoes. What sounds like the unhealthiest diet delivers some controversial results. Directed by Mary Bissell, My Big Fat Diet was produced by Bare Bones Productions (Vancouver) in association with CBC Newsworld.

9:00pm – Tuesday, August 18 on /A

Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic and 9 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Another ten of the top 40 contestants perform live for a chance to win a one million dollar prize and become the most talented person in America. Judging is turned over to the American viewing audience.

8:00pm – Tuesday, August 18 on CTV

The cross-country audition tour comes to an end with competitors lined up in Edmonton and Montreal. Jean Marc Genereux and Tré Armstrong are joined by special guest judge Luther Brown and rounding out the judging panel in Edmonton fresh from her successful choreography work on the U.S. series,is Edmonton native guest judge Stacey Tookey who has worked on projects with Bette Midler and Madonna. Finally, in Montreal, the judges panel is comprised of Jean Marc Genereux, Tré Armstrong along with guest judges Emmy® Award-winning Mia Michaels (who choreographed last year’s first-ever Top 10 group number) and Lil “C” who was featured in the critically-acclaimed dance documentary Rize.

Tuesday, August 18 at 6 p.m. ET/PT on MuchMusic

Does Cassie finally have the courage to face Cappie and her heart? Can Ashleigh face consequences after the Homecoming Float sabotage? And who agreed to a purity pledge? Find out on the Season 2 finale of GREEK.

From a media release – August 1, 2009:

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA Top 20 Revealed as CTV Adds Extra Episode, Sunday, Aug. 23

  • Auditions conclude with the highs and lows from Montreal and Edmonton on Tuesday, August 18 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV
  • Then close to 200 dancers face off in Toronto during Finals Week for a spot in the Top 20, Wednesday, August 19 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV
  • Encore episodes air Sunday, August 23 at 2 p.m. ET and Sunday, August 30 at 5 p.m. ET on MuchMusic, before moving to the regular timeslot of Sundays at 6 p.m. ET beginning September 6

The level of talent is extraordinary. As a  result, CTV will add an extra hour of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA on  Sunday, August 23 at 9 p.m. ET (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast  times). Following tomorrow’s audition show and Wednesday’s Finals show,  Sunday’s special episode will feature the pivotal moments when this year’s SO  YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA Top 20 are revealed.

Dancers have one last chance to earn their boarding pass during the  Montreal and Edmonton auditions on Tuesday, August 18 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV, and then they’re off to Toronto for Finals Week. The highs, lows and eliminations aren’t easy as the dancers face a variety of different genres as well as  mental and physical challenges during Finals Week, Wednesday, August 19 at 8  p.m. ET on CTV. Dance challenges in Wednesday’s episode include a round of Hip-Hop with special guest judge Luther Brown, Jazz Funk with judge Tré Armstrong, and Ballroom with judge Jean Marc Genereux and his dance partner and wife, France Mousseau. Then, it’s the most anxiety-filled round of the week – Contemporary with special guest judge Blake McGrath.

In Sunday’s special one-hour Top 20 reveal episode (August 23 at 9 p.m. ET), the final group of competitors find out whether they proved to the judges they have what it takes to make it into the Season 2 Top 20. With a week of battling nerves behind them, the remaining competitors learn their fate one by one as viewers discover who will be competing for their votes this season.

The SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA Season 2 Top 20 are poised to tear up the dance floor during the first Performance episode on Tuesday, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the elimination of the first two dancers Wednesday, August 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET on CTV. Encore episodes air Sunday, August 23 at 2 p.m. ET and Sunday, August 30 at 5 p.m. ET on MuchMusic, before moving to the regular timeslot of Sundays at 6 p.m. ET beginning September 6 on MuchMusic (visit muchmusic.com to confirm local broadcast times). The Season 2 broadcast schedule continues as follows on CTV (all times ET; times and dates subject to change; visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times):

  • Tuesday, August 18 at 8 p.m. ET (two hours) – Montreal and Edmonton – Auditions
  • Wednesday, August 19 at 8 p.m. ET (two hours) – Finals Week
  • Sunday, August 23 at 9 p.m. ET (one hour) – Top 20 Reveal Special
  • Tuesday, August 25 at 8 p.m. ET (two hours) – Top 20 Performance Episode
  • Wednesday, August 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET (half hour) – Top 20 Results Episode

Highlights from each week’s SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA episodes and behind-the-scenes interviews will be available on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca. For up-to-date SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA information, visit the series’ official website, dance.ctv.ca. There, fans can interact with their favourite dancers, judges and choreographers by browsing the image galleries, videos, blogs, forums and more.

10:00pm – Monday, August 17 on /A

Also airs at 11 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic and 8 p.m. MT on ACCESS

The Stargate Atlantis team finds a world where the leader lives in a tower who possesses the power to stop the Wraith attacks.

Airs Monday, Aug. 17, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, on THE PASSIONATE EYE.

Allergy Planet examines why cases of asthma, eczema and hay fever have tripled in the last three decades and food allergies, virtually unheard of in the past, have increased by over 500 per cent in both the U.S. and the U.K.