On the network front, the next two weeks see the series finale of new CBC miniseries BlackBerry. In addition, Hotel Portofino & SkyMed conclude their current season. On the reality front, Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test, The Great Canadian Baking Show & The Golden Bachelor conclude their current season.
On the specialty & streaming front, the next 2 weeks see the premiere of 4 new series, the return of Fargo, Julia, Slow Horses, Power Book III: Raising Kanan, The Lazarus Project & Virgin River and the series finale of Fear the Walking Dead. New series premiering in the next two weeks include Acorn TV’s new crime drama The Steeltown Murders, Max’s new comedy Bookie and 2 new series from Netflix: Swedish crime drama A Nearly Normal Family & comedy Obliterated. In addition, Killing It, Lessons in Chemistry, Shining Vale & Ten Pound Poms conclude their current season.
Other highlights include the premiere of 3 new documentaries: Kennedy, 3-part docuseries that examines the life and legacy of former U.S. president John F. Kennedy; The Flight Attendant Murders, 4-Part British docuseries that re-examines the brutal murders of four flight attendants in the 70s and 80s and Thriller 40, a new retrospective documentary on the making of the best selling album of all time- Michael Jackson’s Thriller. In honour of the album’s 40th anniversary, the documentary features never-before-seen footage and candid interviews.
On the reality front, new Food Network competition series The Elf on the Shelf: Sweet Showdown premieres.
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19
The Great Canadian Baking Show – SEASON 7 FINALE (CBC @ 8pm ET)
Hotel Portofino – SEASON 2 FINALE (PBS @ 8pm ET)
Fear the Walking Dead – SERIES FINALE (AMC+ and AMC @ 8pm ET)
THE ELF ON THE SHELF: SWEET SHOWDOWN – SERIES PREMIERE (Food Network Canada @ 8pm ET)
Duff Goldman welcomes teams of dessert wizards to a holiday competition put on by Santa and his Scout elves from “The Elf on the Shelf,” in which the bakers create edible showpieces for judges Kardea Brown and Ashley Holt in hopes of winning $25,000.
Julia – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Crave 1 @ 9pm ET)
Ice Road Rescue – SEASON 7 PREMIERE (National Geographic Canada @ 9pm ET)
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21
The Lazarus Project – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Showcase @ 9pm ET)
Fargo – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (FX Canada @ 10pm ET)
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 22
SQUID GAME: THE CHALLENGE – SERIES PREMIERE (Netflix)
Immersed in the world of “Squid Game,” 456 real players put their skills — and character — to the ultimate test for a life-changing $4.56 million prize.
SWAN SONG – SERIES PREMIERE (CBC @ 8pm ET)
After years of shutdowns, ballet legend Karen Kain begins rehearsals for her production of Swan Lake; a group of young dancers vie for the top roles; Karen Kain, Robert Binet, Arielle Mirales, Jurgita Dronina, Genevieve Penn-Nabity, Siphe November.
KENNEDY – SERIES PREMIERE (History Canada @ 9pm ET) *3-Part Miniseries*
The remarkable life, enduring legacy and ambitious leadership of John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States.
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 23
THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT MURDERS – SERIES PREMIERE (Sundance Now) *4-Part Limited Series*
A re-examination of the brutal murders of four flight attendants in the 70s and 80s. Is the wrong man behind bars?
97th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – 3.5hr Special (NBC @ 8:30am ET)
Live from New York, the 97th annual holiday parade features iconic 50-foot balloons, performances, and celebrities.
BlackBerry – SERIES FINALE (CBC @ 9pm ET)
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24
Invincible – Season 2 Fall Finale (Amazon Prime Video)
Lessons in Chemistry – SEASON 1 FINALE (Apple TV+)
A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY – SERIES PREMIERE (Netflix) *6-Part Limited Series* *Swedish*
The world of a seemingly perfect family shatters when a shocking murder proves that they’re willing to make desperate moves to protect one another.
Ten Pound Poms – SEASON 1 FINALE (Crave 1 @ 12:50am ET)
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 26
SkyMed – SEASON 2 FINALE (CBC @ 9pm ET)
The Great Christmas Light Fight – SEASON 11 PREMIERE (ABC @ 10pm ET)
MONDAY NOVEMBER 27
STEELTOWN MURDERS – SERIES PREMIERE (Acorn TV) *4-Part Limited Series*
True crime in two distinct time periods, exploring a community’s grief and a buried truth.
Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test – SEASON 2 FINALE (FOX and CTV @ 9pm ET)
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 28
Still Standing – SEASON 9 FINALE (CBC @ 8:30pm ET)
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 29
Slow Horses – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Apple TV+)
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 30
BOOKIE – SERIES PREMIERE (Crave)
A veteran bookie struggles to survive the impending legalization of sports gambling and his increasingly unstable clients, family, and co-workers.
OBLITERATED – SERIES PREMIERE (Netflix)
A special forces team thwarts a deadly plot in Sin City and parties accordingly. But when the real threat emerges, they must sober up to save Las Vegas.
Virgin River – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (Netflix)
The Golden Bachelor – SEASON FINALE (ABC and Citytv @ 8pm ET)
Killing It – SEASON 2 FINALE (Showcase @ 9:50pm ET)
FRIDAY DECEMBER 1
Power Book III: Raising Kanan – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Starz Canada @ 9pm ET)
Shining Vale – SEASON 2 FINALE (Starz Canada @ 10pm ET)
SATURDAY DECEMBER 2
THRILLER 40 – DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE (Paramount+)
Takes fans back in time to the making of a pop masterpiece, featuring footage and candid interviews, allowing viewers to fully experience the creation of a cultural phenomenon that continues to influence the world.