January 2010

10:30pm – Friday, January 1 on CTV

In the series finale, as the season comes to an end Lauren’s mom arrives in Whistler and questions the choices Lauren is making. On the eve of moving in together, Lauren and Scoot’s relationship takes a dramatic turn. Dré makes a shocking announcement to Amanda, who has a surprise of her own in store for him.

10:00pm – Friday, January 1 on CTV

Steph Just’s career gets a bump, and then hits a bump, right before the season-ending Ski and Snowboard Festival. Matt and Lauren have a night out with a shocking ending. Despite numerous warning signs, Lauren decides to move in with Scoot.

8:00pm – Friday, January 1 on CTV

A thirteen-year-old Canadian hockey player, Jordy Martin (Alexander De Jordy), tries to make amends when a visiting American Pee-Wee team faces political backlash in the buildup to the Iraq war.

7:30pm – Friday, January 1 on /A

Also airs at 8:30 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic

In 4REAL Kenya, Sol takes international Hip Hop star K’naan into Kibera, the largest slum in East Africa, to connect with local hero Salim Mohamed.

7:30pm – Friday, January 1 on CTV

It’s Matchmaker week at Degrassi and Declan’s (Landon Liboiron) not interested in a serious relationship. But when he sets his sights on Holly J (Charlotte Arnold) as his next romantic victim, he is surprised to find she’s immune to his charms. Meanwhile, when Leia (Judy Jiao) corners Chantay (Jajube Mandiela) about her rocky relationship with Danny (Dalmar Abuzeid), Chantay is torn because she’s secretly liked him forever.

7:00pm – Friday, January 1 on /A

Also airs at 8 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic

In 4REAL Liberia, Sol takes international music sensation M.I.A. to post war Liberia where they see how child rights advocate Kimmie Weeks is helping young people rebuild their lives and their country.

7:00pm – Friday, January 1 on CTV

Brent’s (Brent Butt) mysterious disappearances every Wednesday night have the town talking. When it is discovered he has been pursuing a lifelong dream that threatens to take him out of Dog River, everyone is forced to cope with the news.

Tuesday, January 1 beginning at 1 pm ET/10 am PT

Join hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May for a day of Top Gear specials, featuring a variety of extreme stunts, challenges and celebrity appearances. 

12:05am – Friday, January 1 on CTV

Darth Vader (David Prowse, Ravedactyl: Project Evolution) and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo (Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill, METALOCALYPSE) has sent R2-D2 (Kenny Baker, The Cage) and C-3PO (Anthony Daniels, Conjure) to try and free him. Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher, The Women) – disguised as a bounty hunter – and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew, Yesterday Was a Lie) go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the rebels.

Global Television and Entertainment Tonight Canada welcome 2010 with ‘New Year’s Eve in Niagara Falls’, a fun-filled evening in celebration of the coming year.

The nationwide fete is an ET Canada first and will kick off with a 90-minute live broadcast from the Falls on Thursday, December 31 beginning at 11pm ET/PT on Global. ET Canada’s Rick Campanelli, Kim D’Eon, Rosey Edeh and Roz Weston will lead the countdown and ‘rock in’ the New Year with special performances by legendary rockers STYX and the multiple Juno Award-winning and Grammy-nominated, Glass Tiger.

“We’re delighted to partner with the Niagara Parks Commission and the City of Niagara Falls to deliver this exciting New Year’s Eve celebration to audiences nationwide,” said Barbara Williams, EVP of Content, Canwest Broadcasting. “ET Canada will bring its signature style to the year’s biggest night for an unforgettable evening of entertainment.”

With a dazzling fireworks display planned for midnight, the outdoor celebration will take place at the edge of the Falls in Queen Victoria Park and is expected to draw over 30,000 spectators.

Event partners include: The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC), The City of Niagara Falls, Fallsview Tourist Area, Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, Victoria Centre Tourist Area, Clifton Hill Tourist Area, VIA Rail and other stakeholders within the city. For more information, log on to the NPC’s website at www.niagaraparks.com.

ET Canada airs weeknights at 7pm ET/7:30pm PT on Global and 11pm ET/8pm PT on SLICETM. To catch up on special episodes and all the latest in entertainment news, please visit www.etcanada.com.