January 2012

8:00pm – Sunday, January 29 on CTV

In the film THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, Edward (Robert Pattinson, Water for Elephants) leaves Bella (Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman) following an attack that almost took her life. Deep in depression, she falls into another paranormal relationship, this time with werewolf Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner, Abduction).

Sunday January 29 – 7:30pm ET/PT on Global

When Stewie’s friend falls ill, Lois takes him to the hospital where she finds out he has a critical, but treatable, disease. But when the boy’s parents refuse treatment due to their religious beliefs, Lois takes drastic measures to seek treatment for the boy herself. Meanwhile, Peter has a religious experience of his own.

Sunday January 29 – 7pm ET/PT on Global

Moe’s best friend and beloved bar rag (Jeremy Irons) narrates his incredible journey to Springfield. Beginning in the Middle Ages, the bar rag recounts his travels around the globe through the hands of royalty, before finding himself at Moe’s Tavern. Meanwhile, Bart begs Milhouse for forgiveness after the two friends get into an argument.

7:00pm – Sunday, January 29 on CTV

Sidney (Giancarlo Esposito) asks Emma (Jennifer Morrison) to help him expose the corruption that Mayor Regina (Lana Parrilla) has unleashed on Storybrooke. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, King Leopold (guest star Richard Schiff, THE WEST WING) must be careful what he asks for when he is granted three wishes from a genie.

6 p.m. Sunday, January 29 on E!

LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET gives viewers the best seat in the house for THE 2012 SAG AWARDS, from the celebrity arrivals and interviews with Hollywood’s most popular stars, to coverage of all the stunning fashions.

Reunion Pictures today announced that production is underway on Continuum, an original one hour drama-action series about a policewoman from 2077 who travels back in time and teams with a present day cop to track down escaped convicts from her future.

Continuum is slated to premiere in Canada on Shaw Media’s specialty channel, Showcase in spring 2012.

When a group of fanatical terrorists escapes their planned execution in the year 2077, they vault back in time to the year 2012, sweeping dedicated CPS Protector, Kiera Cameron (Rachel Nichols), along with them.

Stuck in the past and unable to get back to her husband and son, Kiera concentrates on bringing down the terrorists before they can wreak havoc in our present. Kiera receives unexpected assistance from a teen tech genius Alec Sadler (Erik Knudson). Impersonating a member of local law enforcement, Kiera also forms an uneasy alliance with her detective partner Carlos Fonnegra (Victor Webster).

“We’ve been excited about this show from the day Simon Barry told us the story,” says Reunion Pictures Tom Rowe. “It’s attracted a lot of terrific talent on both sides of the camera. Shaw Media shares our belief that smart writing, a great cast and a highly creative production team will bring us all success.”

Starring Rachel Nichols (Criminal Minds, Alias) Victor Webster (Castle, Melrose Place) Erik Knudson(Jericho, Scream 4) the cast also includes Stephen Lobo (Smallville, Little Mosque On The Prairie), Roger Cross (The Gates, Fringe), Lexa Doig (V, Stargate SG-I), Omari Newton (Blue Mountain State, Sophie), Luvia Petersen (The L Word) and Terry Chen (Combat Hospital).

Continuum is created by Executive Producer Simon Barry (The Art of War)while Jeff King (White Collar, The Black Donnellys) is Executive Producer/Show Runner. Reunion Pictures partner Tom Rowe is Executive Producer.  Directors for the series include Emmy® Award winner and DGA nominee Jon Cassar(24, The Kennedys, Terra Nova) and Patrick Williams(Shattered) who also serves as Executive Producer.  The creative team includes the Emmy® nominated Director of Photography Joel Ransom ( Band of Brothers, Camelot, The X Files) and Production Designer Chris August (Battle In Seattle, War).

Filmed on location in Vancouver, BC, Continuum is developed and produced by Reunion Pictures.

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Monday, January 30

CANADA’S GREATEST KNOW-IT-ALL: Daniel Fathers (host) and Dave Spencer (Know-It-All) are in studio to talk about their smarty pants reality show on Discovery Channel.

JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: Director Brad Peyton chats about working with action-star, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and the high expectations involved with making a sequel to the 2008 box-office hit Journey to the Center of the Earth.

RED TAILS: The film tells the story of America’s first Black military aviators, the Tuskegee Airmen. The “Red Tails” fought in World War II, a time of great racial unrest in the U.S.  Oscar nominee, Terrence Howard speaks to CANADA AM about capturing that greatness on film. 


Tuesday, January 31

ONE FOR THE MONEY: Jason O’Mara and Daniel Sunjata talk to Marci Ien about this romantic comedy/ thriller starring Katherine Heigl as Stephanie Plum.

CANADA’S TOP TEEN PHILANTHROPIST: Who will it be this year? CANADA AM announces this year’s top teen philanthropist who is making a difference in the lives of others.

ALMOST FAMOUS CHEFS: Canada’s latest culinary genius is revealed today at the 2012 Almost Famous Chef Canadian Regional Competition in Toronto. 

Wednesday, February 1

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE: And a no-fail recipe for a romantic dinner for two. CANADA AM serves up some recipes for a successful Valentine’s Day.

FLORIDA PRIMARY: CANADA AM has analysis and commentary on the tight and unpredictable race for the Republican presidential primary.

JOANNIE ROCHETTE: She stole our hearts at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and today, she pays CANADA AM a visit to raise awareness and understanding of heart disease which claimed her mother’s life in 2010.


Thursday, February 2

RE-DO IT: Karl Lohnes takes viewers through the paint trends for 2012 – jump-in with new inspiration and tricks for DIY.

ADVENTURE COUPLE UPDATE: Last year, CANADA AM introduced Dave Bouskill and Deb Corbeil “the adventure couple” who have been travelling the world for 11 years and have managed to make it a full time job. Their travels brought them to Antarctica where they check in via skype this morning.

ROBERT HARRIS: Former BBC journalist and British novelist chats with CANADA AM about his a new book, The Fear Index a financial what-if taking place entirely on the day that the Blair-Brown years officially ended: 6 May 2010, election day.


Friday, February 3

SUPER BOWL BBQ: From sliders to game day nachos, CANADA AM serves up tips on grilling the perfect Super Bowl meal.

MAN CAVE VS WOMAN CAVE: The best ways to watch the Super Bowl.

FILM FRIDAY: Richard Crouse delivers his weekly briefing on the best movies of the week. Today’s topics: Albert Nobbs, Big Miracle, The Woman in Black, and W.E.

1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, January 28 on E!

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10:30 p.m. Friday, January 27 on E!

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Friday January 27 – 9pm ET/PT on Global

When Detective Eleni Demaris is brutally assaulted in a home invasion, Jess is forced to work with Toronto’s infamous Robbery squad to solve the crime.