March 2010

Monday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel

Tearing up the track with history and performance, experience a striking supercar from an unlikely source. From 1,600 hand-placed fibre optic lights to hand-beaten panelling, visit the craftsmen at work in the Spyker factory in Amsterdam to see how this extraordinary car is made. Then, venture off-road in a very different direction onboard the massive, luxurious and rugged Sportschassis P4XL SUV. And finally, it’s off on an Italian adventure with the fast, fierce and fashionable Lamborghini Murcielago.

Weekdays – 7:30pm ET/PT on Global

Next week, ET CANADA catches up with some of Hollywood’s hottest actors including Robert Pattinson on Monday, March 1; Matt Damon on Tuesday, March 2; Ben Stiller on Wednesday, March 3; and Ewan McGregor on Thursday, March 4. Plus, don’t miss ET CANADA’s countdown to the Oscars with updates from Rosey Edeh in Los Angeles on Friday, March 5.

Emmy Award-winning Sex Slaves investigates one of the most exploitative and lucrative trades in the world, Sunday, Feb. 28, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, on THE PASSIONATE EYE, on CBC News Network.

An estimated half-million women are trafficked annually for the purpose of sexual slavery. They are “exported” to more than 50 countries, including Britain, Italy, Japan, Germany, Israel, Turkey, China, Kosovo, Canada and the United States. Misunderstood and widely tolerated, sex trafficking has become a multi-billion dollar underground industry. Sex Slaves is directed by award-winning Canadian filmmaker Ric Bienstock in association with THE PASSIONATE EYE.

Sunday, February 28 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Book Television

Canadian actress Lisa Ray (Water, Bollywood/Hollywood) celebrates the award-winning novel Late Nights On Air by Elizabeth Hay. The northern setting and the engaging characters are just two of the many reasons Ray has chosen this book.

Just wondering why the Figure Skating Gala Exhibition was televised in the middle of the night?  It is one of the true hightlights of the Olympic Games – our gold to our ice dancers and Joannie’s true heroism.  It is a pleasure to watch the skaters again when they are not under intense pressure.  Why?  It has been shown other years at a time when viewers can catch it?