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In this week’s episode of The Ron James Show, Ron proves that when it comes to funny, there’s no place like home.

A young couple’s search for their dream home turns ugly when the wife becomes possessed – literally – with getting into the right neighbourhood; when a man realizes the storage unit he’s renting is roomier than his downtown condo, he starts to think inside the box; L’il Ronnie attempts a daredevil bike jump to impress a girl; and in this week’s Ode to the Road, Ron finds the ‘magnetism’ in Moncton, New Brunswick.

Featuring guest stars, Lauren Ash, Raoul Bhaneja and Allana Harkin. Continue reading »

After the first season debuted to nearly 1.3 million viewers, CBC-TV’s hilarious breakout comedy Mr. D returns for its second season on Monday nights, beginning January 7 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT).

Mr. D centers around an under-qualified teacher trying to fake his way through a teaching job just as he fakes his way through life. Canadian comedian and actor, Russell Peters, is set to guest star in the first episode of the season.

The show stars stand-up comedian Gerry Dee as the inexperienced and smug Mr. Duncan, who enters his second year of teaching at the prestigious private school, Xavier Academy. His teaching style hasn’t gotten any better and his ego hasn’t gotten any smaller. The staff and students of Xavier will be confused and entertained as they will once again become embroiled in his antics throughout the school year. Continue reading »

The wait is over, as CBC’s critically-acclaimed period crime-drama, Murdoch Mysteries, returns with a captivating sixth season, beginning Monday, January 7 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC Television.

In a season full of surprises, super-sleuth Detective Murdoch is back facing some of his most challenging cases to date, while working to overcome unforeseen hurdles in his newly formed relationship with Julia.

Set in Toronto during the turn of the century, home-spun series Murdoch Mysteries stars Yannick Bisson as William Murdoch, a handsome young detective using radical forensic techniques for the time, to solve some of the city’s most gruesome murders.

Helping him crack the case is Constable George Crabtree (Jonny Harris), pathologist Dr. Emily Grace (Georgina Reilly) and pathologist-turned-psychiatrist Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy). Continue reading »

In this week’s episode of The Ron James Show, Ron cuts to the chase when examining our relentless pursuit of Happiness.

A self-help guru has a TV journalist questioning everything and nothing; a bank job goes south when one of the robbers wonders mid-heist if this is what he’s really meant to do; when L’il Ronnie gets bit by a harmless dog, cousin Becky plays the rabies card and has him foaming at the mouth with anxiety; and in this season’s first Ode to the Road, Ron tries to find his inner cowboy at the 100th Anniversary of the Calgary Stampede. Continue reading »

This New Year’s Day, CBC-TV will be running three brand new back-to-back episodes of Coronation Street.

Starting at 6:30 p.m. (7 NT) on January 1, 2013, Corrie fans can tune in to get a triple dose of the world famous soap opera.

After last season’s doubled-up episodes, Canada’s millions of Coronation Street followers can consider themselves caught up to those across the pond on what is going on in their favourite old-country soap. Continue reading »

Start the New Year off right with a variety of special programming from CBC Television, including hilarious comedies, exclusive interviews, and a recap of the best stories from 2012.

The New Year’s Eve line-up includes Air Farce New Year’s Eve 2012, The Ron James Show: New Year’s Eve Edition, 22 Minutes Holiday Special and a festive edition of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, featuring an exclusive interview with Michael J. Fox. Continue reading »

Resolve to laugh with Canada’s favourite funny man, Ron James, as he reprises the annual New Year’s Eve tradition of bringing his iconic brand of humour to the entire country.

The Ron James Show: New Year’s Eve Edition airs Monday, December 31 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT), on CBC Television, in an extended one-hour version of James’ trademark razor-sharp comedy.

In his seventh annual New Year’s Eve special, comedian Ron James sends off 2012 in style. As all of us successfully head into 2013, Ron vows “never to listen to a Mayan again” and makes a few startling predictions of his own for the year ahead. The Royal Family has been especially ‘visible’ in 2012 and in her annual message to the Queen, Aunt Vivien isn’t afraid to tell the naked truth. Continue reading »

All-new holiday episodes of Steven and Chris, complete with guest appearances from the hottest names in décor and design, begin airing on Monday, December 10 at 2 p.m. (2:30 NT).

Viewers tuning in will learn fabulous tips and tricks for all things holiday-related; from easy DIY creations the whole family can enjoy, recipe ideas for festive entertaining on a budget, to the perfect look for the next holiday party – Steven and Chris have it covered. Continue reading »

CBC is bringing holiday magic to Canadians this festive season.

From the classics to the soon-to-be classics, from music, comedy, sports and everything in-between, CBC is offering holiday programming for everyone on CBC-TV, Radio One, Radio 2, CBCMusic.ca and CBC.ca. For the complete holiday schedule, go to CBC.ca/holiday.

Highlights of CBC-TV’s holiday programming include a special episode of Dragons’ Den, the new animated TV special The Magic Hocey Skates featuring the voice of Don Cherry, the CCMA Holiday Special: I’ll Be Home… and star-studded figure skating specials Stars on Ice and Holiday Festival on Ice. Continue reading »

CBC today announced its 2013 winter broadcast season, showcasing a brand new Canadian one-hour crime drama and a roster of home grown hits.

With buzz-worthy new programming and some fresh new faces, combined with and a strong slate of established Canadian favourites, CBC Television offers a dynamic and entertaining line-up this winter season.

New this season is the hour-long crime procedural drama, Cracked. Inspired by real life experiences of frontline police officers and mental-health workers, Cracked premieres Tuesday, January 8 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC Television. Continue reading »