September 2012

Bachelorette, The Bachelor Canada

Age: 23

Occupation: CFL team rep

Hometown: Vancouver, B.C.

A huge sports fanatic, Jessica spent many years as a cheerleader on the sidelines for CFL teams such as the Toronto Argonauts and BC Lions. She takes pride in being the only cheerleader from the BC Lions who went on to work in the corporate head office as a client services account manager. Continue reading »

Bachelorette, The Bachelor Canada

Age: 28

Occupation: Registered nurse

Hometown: Mississauga, ON

Bianka’s parents immigrated to Canada from Croatia, and as a result, she learned to read, write and speak the language fluently at a young age. When she is not off travelling the world, she can often be found visiting her large extended family in Croatia.

A self-professed food lover, Bianka claims that she can out-eat just about anyone. She is an avid cook and believes she would be a chef if she wasn’t a nurse. She also loves fashion and admits to having a bit of a shopping obsession. Continue reading »

With only one week to go until the hotly anticipated premiere of The Bachelor Canada, the stage is set for a love showdown as all 25 bachelorettes vying for bachelor Brad Smith’s heart have now been unveiled.

The remaining five women were announced in the final bachelorette reveal, sponsored by Schick Hydro Silk, this morning, exclusively on Breakfast Television.

The Bachelor Canada premieres Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Citytv. Following the premiere, the series moves to its regular timeslot Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, beginning October 10. Continue reading »

MTV today announced that Heidi Klum, one of the world’s most renowned supermodels and superstars, will host the “2012 MTV EMA.”

The multi-talented and multi-tasking entertainer and entrepreneur – whose accolades run the range from fashion guru to executive producer of a hit reality franchise – will be bringing her hosting A-game to the 19th annual awards show being held in Frankfurt’s historic Festhalle.

The “2012 MTV EMA” will broadcast live on Sunday, 11th November at 9PM CET* on MTV channels around the world, and is sponsored by partners such as Microsoft and Replay.

“I’m honored to host the ‘2012 MTV EMA’ in its return to my home country of Germany,” said Klum, a native of Bergisch Gladbach, just two hours outside of Frankfurt. “The MTV EMA is one of the biggest nights in global music, fashion and culture, and I’m thrilled to play a part in bringing this one-of-a-kind show to audiences all over the world. We’re going to have a blast!” Continue reading »

Junk Raiders premieres Monday, October 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel. With a ticking clock, absurdly limited budget, limitless imagination – and a few sparks – a team professional salvagers, builders, and designers collaborate to breathe life into a restaurateur’s all-eggs-in-one-basket dream: to open the Farmhouse Tavern.

An original Canadian series from Toronto’s Proper Television, Junk Raiders takes the notion of what is “garbage” or “trash” and turns it on its head, this six-part series delves into a thriving do-it-yourself subculture that takes what others discard and uses innovative recycling methods to give it new life. Continue reading »

One-hundred-and-sixty kilometres west of the Straits of Gibraltar, American treasure hunting company Odyssey Marine Exploration recovered 17 tons of sunken treasure valued at more than $500,000. The treasure was codenamed “Black Swan,” but finders aren’t always keepers.

Premiering Thursday, October 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery World HD, Stolen Gold: Battle For the Black Swan Treasure explores the controversial story of the biggest treasure found underwater.

The find, believed to be that of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes (“Our Lady of Mercy”), ignited a firestorm of controversy. Who does the treasure belong to? What is the story behind the discovery? Mercedes was en route from Portugal to Spain when it was sunk by British warships in 1804. Continue reading »

10 p.m. – Wednesday, October 31 on Space

After a season packed with implausible transformations, the make-up artists head back to the drawing board for the final time in the FACE OFF Season 3 Finale.

10 p.m. – Tuesday, October 30 on Space

The greatest viral video creators on the planet go head-to-head each week in an epic battle for bragging rights and a cash prize. Two teams will have to dig deep into their bag of viral tricks to create a video that best captures that week’s theme and impresses the expert panel of viral video judges.

9 p.m. – Monday, October 29 on Space

Tom and his team head out to track down more motorcycles for the 2nd Mass., relying on Pope to guide them to a good location. They hit the jackpot until they meet some skitters and harnessed teenagers at the bike shop. Back at the base, Dr. Harris and Anne disagree over the best method to gather more intelligence on the aliens.