May 2010

CANADA AM launches a week-long special series that will help Canadians clean up their act and whip their homes into shape this Spring by getting rid of clutter. Every day this week, beginning Monday, May 3, CANADA AM will examine tips, tricks, and expert advice on what’s worth keeping, and what needs to be thrown away.  CANADA AM airs Monday – Friday beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV.

Monday, May 3 – Closet Cleaning

Today CANADA AM helps viewers figure out which key pieces that are buried in the closet are worth hanging onto.  Beverly Thomson and Seamus O’Regan check in with personal stylist and fashion blogger Yael Panet, who goes through a closet live on the show. Panet points out the timeless classic keepers, clothes that are worth repairing, and trends that are on the way out. 
 
Tuesday, May 4 – Kid Stuff

In a show that is anything but child’s play, CANADA AM takes a look at child safety associated with kid gear. Is it safe to give your kids the toys you played with as a child? Can you re-use cribs, car seats and high chairs?   Joined by Pamela Fuselli, Executive Director of Safe Kids Canada, Thomson and O’Regan explore child safety and answer parents’ everyday questions like whether cribs, car seats and high chairs should be bought at garage sales, how you can find out if they are safe, and what should be kicked to the curb.
 
Wednesday, May 5 – What’s Cooking in the Kitchen

Experimenting in the kitchen can be fun – but cupboards and freezer should not contain live science experiments! CANADA AM takes a look at keeping on top of what’s in the kitchen cupboards, fridge and freezer. Find out  what food is ok to keep, what needs to be tossed before it walks away!   Thomson and O’Regan show you a timeline for canned food, cookies/crackers/cereal, condiments, and frozen items. Leading Canadian nutritionist and CANADA AM regular Leslie Beck rolls up her sleeves and cleans out the CANADA AM kitchen.
 
Thursday, May 6 – Bathroom

Today CANADA AM goes inside the bathroom with an up-close look that explores the shelf life of makeup, toiletries, brushes and bathroom appliances.  Cosmetic cop Paula Begoun targets the medicine cabinet and the cupboard under the sink.
 
Friday, May 7 –Electronics Under Surveillance

When is it worth it to fix your broken TV, computer, iPod and when should you replace them?  CANADA AM looks at vintage electronics that are making a comeback – and reveals whether it’s time to dust off that old record player or other electronic gems stashed in the basement and inexpensively get them in working order.  Tech expert Amber MacArthur will be sorting the trash from the treasures.

Sunday, May 2, 10 p.m. ET on Space

“The Fourth Man In The Fire”

Jason’s latest girlfriend Amy is a hit at Merlotte’s, but her mood darkens when the “V” runs out. Meanwhile, Bill asks Sookie to help Eric in his hunt for a Fangtasia thief, Tara marvels at her mother’s transformation and Rene proposes to Arlene.

Sunday, May 2, 8 p.m. ET on Space

“Sacrifice”

Tess tries to break into Watchtower, but inadvertently traps herself and Chloe in the security system. While Chloe tries to stop the Kandorians from downloading information from her server, Oliver pays the price when he confronts Zod.

Saturday, May 1 – 9pm ET/PT on Global

Airing on Global and APTN, the 17th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards (NAAA) encourage and celebrate excellence in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities across Canada. Hosted by Andrea Menard (The Velvet Devil, Rabbit Fall) and Raoul Trujillo (True Blood, Apocalypto), the NAAA were held in Regina on Friday, March 26. The gala ceremony broadcast features appearances by international music icon Buffy Sainte-Marie; country music artist Crystal Shawanda; musician Elisapie Isaac; actor Lorne Cardinal (Corner Gas); actor Michael Greyeyes (Passchendaele); songwriter/producer/musician Leemai Lafontaine; members of the Red Bull Drum Group; and The Wanuskewin International Dance Troupe.

Saturday, May 1 – 7pm ET/PT on Global

His books have introduced children to the world of reading and imagination. Classics such as Love you Forever and The Paper Bag Princess sell approximately one million copies per year internationally. In this episode, 16:9 profiles Canadian children’s author Robert Munsch and his journey from the New York Times Best Seller’s list to a stroke that almost ended his career.

Saturday, May 1, 9 p.m. ET  on Space

“Victory of the Daleks”

The Doctor has been summoned by an old friend. In the Cabinet War Rooms far below the streets of blitz torn London, it’s his oldest enemy he finds waiting for him. The Daleks are back and The Doctor must discover if Winston Churchill is in league with them.

10:00pm – Friday, April 30 on /A

Also airs at 11 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic

To show the importance of their facility, Dr. Proctor (Jeremy Northam) is forced to give a speech proving how vital he and his team are in the minutes following a major accident. Guest stars include Shari Belafonte (HOTEL) as Kimberly Davis, a hospital donor and Mike Farrell (M*A*S*H, PROVIDENCE) as Dr. Carl Willis, a hospital administrator.

Friday, April 30 – 10pm ET/PT on Global

Kevin has trouble adjusting to being unemployed and Justin’s enthusiasm for studying medicine pales in comparison with his military service in Iraq. Meanwhile, the progression of Sarah and Luc’s relationship causes Cooper to misbehave.

10:00pm – Friday, April 30 on CTV

Frank (Aaron Douglas) has to deal with an explosive situation between two cops when one of them abandons the other in a dangerous ambush.

9:00pm – Friday, April 30 on /A

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

A reptile and animal-obsessed family with no rules or fashion sense, swap with a strict family who can’t stand animals and say that “fashion is more important than air.”