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LivingmiamiLeah Miller is heading south for a new original E! special that will explore the sunny city of Miami.

From luxuriously chic hotels and top notch restaurants to incredible boutique shopping and red-hot nightlife, E! host Leah Miller explores all the celebrity hot spots in South Beach and beyond in the all-new 30-minute original Canadian special Living Miami, premiering Sunday, April 7 at 11 p.m. ET on E! (visit eonline.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

As one of the most star-studded destinations in the Sunshine State and home to the current season of Kourtney & Kim Take Miami (Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on E!), Leah delves deep into the city that’s more than just a beachside paradise. Continue reading »

SocialA new talkshow is on its way to CTV in the afternoons.

The Social is a new one-hour talkshow from Bell Media In-House Productions that will air weekdays starting in fall.

The original series was conceived and developed to deliver a unique Canadian voice to the CTV daytime schedule, in addition to providing custom opportunities for CTV’s advertising partners.

Adding five new hours of original Canadian content each week (260 total hours/year) to CTV’s #1 daytime lineup, The Social brings a fresh perspective on the up-to-the-minute pop culture and lifestyle topics that matter most to Canadians. Continue reading »

SavingHope2Production has commenced on the second season of CTV’s Saving Hope.

Jason Priestly will put on directing hat for one episode of the new season.

ICF Films and Entertainment One (eOne), in association with CTV, announced today that production is underway on Season 2 of the original Canadian hit drama Saving Hope.

Gemini-nominated actor Jason Priestley and Gregory Smith (Rookie Blue) are each set to direct an episode in the upcoming second season, joining directors David Wellington (The Eleventh Hour, Would Be Kings, Rookie Blue) Ken Girotti (Bomb Girls), John Fawcett (Orphan Black), and Jeff Woolnough (Jack). Continue reading »

HowieMandelspecialHowie Mandel is returning to Canada to host a night of comedy for CBC called Howie Mandel & Germ-Free Friends.

In his latest special, Howie Mandel & Germ-Free Friends, Howie returns to the stage, hosting a hand-picked lineup featuring some of today’s top comics, including star of CBC’s popular comedy series Mr.D, Gerry Dee, veteran comedian Modi, rising star Joe Machi, British crowd-favourite Hal Cruttenden and musical act J. Chris Newberg (America’s Got Talent).

Plus, count on the legendarily unpredictable Howie to bring more than a few surprises of his own! Disinfected for your safety, Howie Mandel & Germ-Free Friends is teeming with laughter that even its host can’t scrub away. Continue reading »

BlackstonelogoProduction will kick off on Sunday on the third season of Blackstone.

Prairie Dog Film + Television will get stuck into the third run of episodes, which is being described as the “most provocative” yet.

Blackstone’s powerhouse lineup of talent returns to the show, and includes Carmen Moore, Eric Schweig, Michelle Thrush, Nathaniel Arcand, Steven Cree Molison, Andrea Menard, Tantoo Cardinal, and Garry Chalk.

New to the series are John Cassini (Arrow, Intelligence), Tinsel Korey (Sanctuary, The Twilight Saga), Cheri Maracle (Moccasin Flats, Blackfly), Bronson Pelletier (Renegade Press, The Twilight Saga), Wayne Baker (Pathfinder, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) and Dakota House (The Horses of McBride, One Dead Indian). Continue reading »

NextStar2013The new host has been announced for The Next Star.

YTV has confirmed the appointment of Carlos Bustamante (YTV’s The Zone, Big Fun Movies) as the new host of the kid’s competitions series’ sixth season.

Carlos will be joining the cross-Canada audition tour with returning judges Keshia Chanté, Tara Oram, and Mark Spicoluk, to usher The Next Star’s new hopefuls from their first audition to finale.

As a long-time host of YTV’s The Zone, Big Fun Movies and the celebrity interview specials One 2 One, Carlos has interviewed A-list celebrities including One Direction, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber. Continue reading »

Maria Nestoras29-year-old Maria Nestoras has beaten to the boys to take out the Canada’s Handyman Challenge title.

For the last eight weeks HGTV Canada celebrities Scott McGillivray (Income Property), Bryan Baeumler (Leave It To Bryan) and Paul Lafrance (Disaster Decks) have been drilling and judging the country’s top amateur handyman talent to find the best of the best in Canada’s Handyman Challenge.

In this week’s adrenaline-fueled finale featuring guest judge Mike Holmes (Holmes Makes It Right), 29-year-old Maria Nestoras from Hamilton, Ont. brought home the $25,000 prize and the respect of the top men in the business. Continue reading »

SangitaPatelToronto’s Sangita Patel has been named as the new co-host of Global’s Entertainment Tonight Canada.

Patel will join Rick Campanelli for the six-month period while Cheryl Hickey is away on maternity leave.

Previously a weather specialist and lifestyle/entertainment reporter at CityNews Toronto, Patel has also made appearance son Breakfast Television.

DoctorWho2013-2A new trailer for Doctor Who’s new season was released over the weekend by the BBC.

The 40-second clip teases the second half of the seventh season, which will hit Space One on March 30.

Check out the trailer below. Continue reading »

Even though we don’t have too much longer to wait until we return to Westeros for the third season of Game of Thrones, hopefully this new trailer will help tide us over.

The 30-second clip is named ‘War’ and takes a quick look at the battles that will take place in the new run.