December 2009

10:00pm – Monday, December 28 on CTV

In the series premiere, Amanda’s suspicions are aroused when Dré announces that he won’t be joining her for a weekend getaway. Newly single Lauren vows to stay that way and enjoy a drama-free winter, and Aussie Matt is reunited with his girlfriend Elle, who questions how faithful he’s been in this wild resort town.

Monday, December 28 at 8 p.m. ET on MuchMusic

It’s a tough life being a hot, mega-watt celeb. Adoring fans screaming their names, eyes on them all year long, parties galore, photo shoots, and the list goes on and on. Now MuchMusic sifts through the world of music, entertainment, and fashion to count down HOTTIES ’09 on this best-of-the-best special. From Taylor Swift to Megan Fox, Justin Bieber to Taylor Lautner, MuchMusic’s annual tradition reveals the No. 1 hottie of the year.

8:00pm – Monday, December 28 on /A

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

In the CTV Original film Would Be Kings, Patrick Lehane (Currie Graham, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) and Jamie Collins (Ben Bass, THE ELEVENTH HOUR) are cousins, best friends and most importantly, cops. To complicate their relationship, Patrick is also Jamie’s boss and a clean cut investigator desperate for a promotion, while Jamie is anything but, always breaking the rules and nursing his addiction. Their family ties are unraveled when Jamie is forced to clean up his act, and Patrick becomes embroiled in questionable police work. In the end, the choices these two “Would Be Kings” make will dictate their fate. Patrick, the good cop is drawn into a criminal compromise and will have his integrity tested. While Jamie, the apparent bad cop must decide where his loyalties lie: with his family or with the law?

8:00pm – Monday, December 28 on CTV

As dictated by her religion, Judith Joseph (Kelly Rowan,THE O.C.) marries the charismatic Church Bishop, Josiah Leavitt (Richard Burgi, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, In Her Shoes), becoming one of his eight wives and mother to four of his children. When her 12-year-old daughter is molested by one of Josiah’s sons, Judith reports the incident to Child Protection Services, breaking the community’s long-held code of silence. Banished to an abandoned house on the outskirts of town, Judith begins to reconsider her community’s views and makes the brave decision to escape with her children. Judith struggles on the “outside” to build a new life for her family. But when she learns of Josiah’s plans to marry her daughter, she has no choice but to return to the polygamous community and confront the husband she had finally managed to escape.

7:30pm – Monday, December 28 on CTV

It’s Club Fair Day and Alli (Melinda Shankar) and Clare (Aislynn Paul) sign up for the Photography Club. Everyone who’s anyone is getting involved in something except Johnny (Scott Paterson), which leads Alli to wonder if she and Johnny are worlds apart. Meanwhile, Fiona’s (Annie Clark) having trouble dealing with all the public school boy attention, but when Riley (Argiris Karras) turns out to be unlike other guys, Fiona initiates a relationship.

7:00pm – Monday, December 28 on CTV

Emma (Janet Wright) keeps a watchful eye on the citizens of Dog River to ensure the town reigns supreme over Wullerton in “Turn Off Your TV Week”. Lacey (Gabrielle Miller) and Oscar (Eric Peterson) find a profitable way to break the rules and Karen (Tara Spencer-Nairn) and Davis (Lorne Cardinal) hit the radio airwaves to help everyone cope. Brent (Brent Butt) finds a creative way to get through a week of no TV with the help of Hank (Fred Ewanuick) and Wanda (Nancy Robertson). Canadian crooner Michael Bublé guest stars.

Begins Monday, December 28 at 3 pm ET/12 PT

Each day, beginning December 28, Mystery TV delivers three back-to-back episodes of the very best from season Law and Order: SVU, season 10.

12:05am – Monday, December 28 on CTV

After three years of fighting in the Clone Wars, Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christiensen, Life as a House) concludes his journey towards the Dark Side of the Force, putting his friendship with Obi Wan Kenobi (Ewan MacGregor, Moulin Rouge) and his marriage at risk.

Beginning Sunday, December 27 at 9 pm ET/PT

Enjoy an entire week devoted to one of History Television’s most popular programming events: Fact & Film. Beginning every night at 9 pm ET/PT all week long, this special event features a variety of blockbuster movies including Gladiator, Braveheart, Black Hawk Down, Elizabeth and more.

7:00pm – Sunday, December 27 on /A

Also airs at 8 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic and 9 p.m. MT on ACCESS

The enchanting sequel to the Emmy Award-winning ANNE OF GREEN GABLES finds Anne Shirley making the transition from a romantic, impetuous orphan to an outspoken, adventurous and accomplished young teacher. Megan Follows returns to her role as Anne, while Tony Award-winner Colleen Dewhurst (A Moon for the Misbegotten, Annie Hall) stars as Marilla Cuthbert, and Oscar-winning actress Dame Wendy Hiller (The Countess Alice) appears as the prickly dowager Mrs. Harris.