November 2010

Monday, November 22 – 9pm ET/PT on Global

Lightman helps a woman with early-onset Alzheimer’s (guest star Annette O’Toole) solve the puzzle of her fractured memory. In the process, he unearths a secret that could prove deadly in the present.

9:00pm – Monday, November 22 on /A

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

Charlie (Charlie Sheen) goes on a spending spree for his old fling, Courtney (Jenny McCarthy, Scary Movie 3), who shows up after three years in prison.

Monday, November 22 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

A man falls ill after re-enacting the Crucifixion. Meanwhile, Taub questions his wife about her relationship with a member of an infidelity support group; and Wilson’s relationship with Sam (guest star Cynthia Watros) takes a sudden turn after they attend a co-worker’s wedding.

8:00pm – Monday, November 22 on /A

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

Detectives Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) are called to a crime scene where the body of a young man has been found in a hotel storage room. However, when the presumed victim turns up alive, Benson and Stabler must determine the true identity of the victim and find the murderer.

8:00pm – Monday, November 22 on CTV

The final couples perform for the last time for viewers votes before the live finale.

Former Lost actor Jorge Garcia has signed on for new J.J. Abrams series Alcatraz.

Garcia, who played Hurley on Lost, will reunite with Abrams on his new project which will centre on the infamous San Francisco island prison.

The actor will take on the role of Dr Diego Soto, the world’s foremost expert on the prison, which has housed the likes of Al Capone in the past.

The series follows a group of prisoners and guards who go missing from the prison when it was still in operation and reappear in the modern day.

Filming is expected to begin in January.

Source: Digital Spy

The Battle of the Blades finale airs tonight from 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) to 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)local time with an action-packed show featuring familiar faces, incredible performances and, of course, the announcement of this season’s winning pair.

Kicking things off is an ensemble piece by all eight pairs of the competition, followed by the “Men of Blades” with co-hosts Ron MacLean and Kurt Browning performing alongside the eight ex-NHLers. Next, Kurt joins the “Women of Blades” for a figure skating spectacle and the action continues as Violetta Afanasieva and her husband Pete Dack treat audiences to their “extreme” skating style – hula-hoop’s and all!

After the winning pair has been awarded the Crystal Trophy and performed one last time together, they will ceremoniously hand over the $100,000 donation to their chosen charity, or $50,000 each if the pair is splitting their support. The charities are: Shae-Lynn Bourne for Make-A-Wish Canada and Patrice Brisebois for Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation; Isabelle Brasseur and Todd Warriner for Heart And Stroke Foundation; Ekaterina Gordeeva for Cardiac Kids and Valeri Bure for Compassion Canada.

As Giller Prize winner Johanna Skibsrud’s The Sentimentalists hits bookstores this week, CTV announced today that more than 2.64 million unique viewers have watched CTV Inc.’s multiple presentations of the 2010 Scotiabank GILLER PRIZE.

In addition to the televised broadcasts, the live stream of the star-studded gala on CTV.ca on Nov. 9 more than doubled its audiences compared to last year.

CTV’s Giller Effect is expected to once again help to boost sales of Skibsrud’s novel, as experienced with last year’s winner, The Bishop’s Man, which saw sales jump 712% following CTV’s 2009 broadcast.

Canada and the world saw Skibsrud take home the grand prize during live broadcasts on Bravo!, BookTelevision and CTV.ca, followed by multiple encore broadcasts throughout the past two weeks on CTV, /A\ and Star!. In addition, CTV’s family of channels and programs supported the Scotiabank GILLER PRIZE with dozens of hours of complimentary programming for Canada’s richest literary prize, including CTV’s One Country 5 Books campaign which saw thousands of Canadians pledge their intention to read one or more of the shortlisted books in its inaugural year.

“Canadians love buying the books and celebrating their authors,” said Susanne Boyce, President, Creative, Content and Channels, CTV Inc. “CTV is very proud of its commitment to the Giller Prize.”

Viewers can still watch the full gala at Giller.CTV.ca and find excerpts from all nominated books, author profiles, articles and more Giller information. 

With exactly one week to go before it returns to Canada, E! Entertainment Television announced today it will be available in every market from coast-to-coast, reaching more than 6.2 million households overall.

Canada’s ultimate destination for the latest news and information on celebrities, entertainment and pop culture, E! launches on Monday, November 29 at 12 noon ET.

Below is a partial listing of the channels on which E! can be found in major markets across Canada. For markets not listed, please contact your local television service provider or visit eonline.ca for more information.

 

Vancouver

Bell TV – 621

Novus Entertainment – 42

Shaw – 88

Shaw Direct – 168/527

TELUS Optik TV – 148

 

Victoria

Bell TV – 621

Shaw – 53

Shaw Direct – 168/527

TELUS Optik TV – 148

 

Calgary

Bell TV – 621

Shaw – 54

Shaw Direct – 168/527

TELUS Optik TV – 148

 

Edmonton

Bell TV – 621

Shaw – 50

Shaw Direct – 168/527

TELUS Optik TV – 148

 

Saskatoon

Bell TV – 621

SaskTel Max – 76

Shaw – 66

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

Regina

Access Communications – 58

Bell TV – 621

SaskTel Max – 76

Shaw Direct – 168/627

 

Winnipeg

Bell TV – 621

MTS TV – 113

Shaw – 38/53

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

Barrie / Kitchener / London / Ottawa

Bell TV – 621

Rogers – 71

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

Windsor

Bell TV – 621

Cogeco- 22

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

Toronto (GTA)

Bell TV – 621

Cogeco – 22

Rogers – 63/71

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

Montreal

Bell TV – 621

Cable VDN – 47

Shaw Direct – 168/527

Videotron – 125

 

Halifax

Bell Aliant – 212

Bell TV – 621

Eastlink – 57/98

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

Fredericton / Moncton / Saint John

Bell Aliant – 212

Bell TV – 621

Rogers – 71/238

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

Charlottetown

Bell Aliant – 212

Bell TV – 621

Eastlink – 98

Shaw Direct – 168/527

 

St. John’s

Bell Aliant – 212

Bell TV – 621

Rogers – 40/71

Shaw Direct – 168/527

After six seasons, 87 episodes and 87 challenges, Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice reunite for a final showdown of (minimal) intelligence, (a complete absence of) integrity and (non-existent) agility in the Kenny vs. Spenny Christmas Special, airing December 23, 2010 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showcase.

The hour-long series finale follows the adversaries as they set out to make a Christmas-themed variety show. With the best of intentions, Spenny is determined to make a feel-good family holiday special but is blindsided by Kenny who seizes another opportunity to make Spenny’s life a living hell. The adult-aged delinquents attempt to throw a puppet show, remake the Charles Dicken’s classic A Christmas Carol and execute a holiday-themed challenge of epic proportions.

“The Kenny vs. Spenny Christmas Special is the perfect way to close the chapter on this long-running rivalry,” said Christine Shipton, Senior Vice President, Drama and Factual Content, Shaw Media. “While we are sad to see them go, we’re also excited to support Kenny and Spenny in their new individual endeavors.”

Fans sad to see the duo split have nothing to fear, both Kenny and Spenny return to Showcase this Spring and Summer with solo projects Single White Spenny and Kenny Hotz’s -Triumph of the Will.

“I’m tired of winning, beating Spenny was way too easy. My new show is going to make Kenny vs. Spenny look like Antiques Roadshow. Fasten your safety belts kids…and thank god for Showcase!” said Kenny Hotz. 

“Kenny vs. Spenny was a total nightmare for me both physically and emotionally. The fact that it made people laugh makes it somewhat worthwhile,” said Spencer Rice. “I’m looking forward to my new show and hope that I can get just as many laughs without having to be covered with as many horrendous bodily fluids.”

For exclusive bonus content from the special and additional Kenny vs. Spenny footage, viewers can visit www.showcase.ca.