November 2012

10:00pm – Thursday, November 1 on CTV

A young man, cursed with a perfect memory, is abducted and forced to penetrate a high-tech research facility and memorize the design of a new ‘smart gun.’ Ed (Hugh Dillon) risks his life to save him as Team One faces off against a weapon they’ve never seen before, and a criminal desperate enough to use it.

9:00pm – Thursday, November 1 on CTV

An underage girl disappears after following her older sister to a college party in Manhattan. The SVU detectives mobilize to recover the missing girl, but find themselves thwarted by a high-tech kidnapper using the Internet to cover his tracks.

8:30pm – Thursday, November 1 on CTV

Walden (Ashton Kutcher) has to choose between Rose (Melanie Lynskey) and Zoey (Sophie Winkleman).

8:00pm – Thursday, November 1 on CTV

Sheldon’s (Jim Parsons) relationship with theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking) is threatened over a game of Words With Friends, and Penny (Kaley Cuoco) secretly enrols in a class at the local college.

Humans have studied the skies for centuries, wondering if a planet similar to ours exists. Now, scientists may be just months away from discovering Earth-like planets, using a new space telescope and a technique pioneered by two Canadian astronomers.

The thrilling modern-day search for habitable planets is the focus of the one-hour documentary Planet Hunters, premiering on Thursday, November 15 at 8 p.m. on The Nature of Things With David Suzuki on CBC TV.

Featuring interviews with leading scientists and an up-close look at their groundbreaking work, Planet Hunters was written and directed by Jerry Thompson and produced by Terence McKeown, Bette Thompson, and Laurie Case for Vancouver’s Lightship Entertainment. Continue reading »

MuchMore is set to walk down the aisle with the all-new, exclusive bro-medy, Wedding Band, premiering Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 p.m. ET.

This hilarious one-hour series follows a group of four friends who didn’t quite make it as rock stars, so they’ve settled for the next best thing: forming a killer cover band, Mother of The Bride, for weddings.

For Tommy (Brian Austin Green), Stevie (Harold Perrineau), Eddie (Peter Cambor), and Barry (Derek Miller), weddings are the wildest parties in town. Drinks are free, bridesmaids are groupies, and there’s a paycheck at the end of the night. It’s not just weddings; the band also brings the party to bar mitzvahs, high school reunions, and even bachelorette parties. Continue reading »

In an all-new W5 investigation premiering this Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, Victor Malarek investigates horrific stories of abuse and terror at a residential home that was supposed to protect vulnerable children.

“The Throwback Children” explores a devastating cover-up spanning decades that includes allegations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse affecting orphaned and abandoned children.

Exclusive interviews with victims, plus documents obtained by W5, reveal that both the home and government knew about the serious mistreatment of the children. Continue reading »

In Wednesday’s night’s 9pm ET/8pm PT episode of Food Network’s Canadian original reality competition series Recipe to Riches season two, law clerk Tracey Rigden from Etobicoke, Ontario, was declared the winner of the Cookies and Squares category.

As the winner of her category, Tracey will receive $25,000 and her Dulce de Leche Brownies will be a new President’s Choice brand product – Canada’s number one brand* – available in select Loblaw Companies Limited banner stores across the country starting this weekend.

Tracey’s competition in the Savoury Snacks category was Chantal Bekhor (Cote St.-Luc, QC) with her Mahbooz Date Cookies and Dianne Tynes (Pointe Claire, QC) with her Glazed Lemon Pecan Cookies. The three finalists competed in a series of challenges that evaluated their recipes’ taste, quality, commercial viability and the entrepreneurial prowess of a potential product launch. Continue reading »