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Fall 2021 Highlights


DR. KERI PRAIRIE VET (Season 4)
From massive bulls to tiny kittens, wild foxes to beloved portly pups, the series follows the action-packed life of veterinarian Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal, whose single-handed practice has her finding animal adventures throughout the northern prairie. Driven by her curiosity and deep dedication to the welfare of animals, she always has something surprising to share in her mobile vet clinic.


ROAST BATTLE CANADANEW! Original Series
The previously announced ROAST BATTLE CANADA has been renewed for a second season in advance of its series debut. Based on the format from ViacomCBS International Studios Distribution, the eight, half-hour episode series builds on the success of Bell Media’s French-language version, ROAST BATTLE: LE GRAND DUEL, which is consistently a top-ranking series for Z. The English-language adaption, ROAST BATTLE CANADA, sees two pairs of Canadian comics faceoff in each episode, hurling ruthless jokes at each other in hopes of coming out unscathed and crowned the victor by a distinguished panel of judges. Presiding over each episode are megastar comedian Russell Peters; writer, producer, actor, and all-around funny person, Sabrina Jalees (CAROL’S SECOND ACT); and Season 1 ROAST BATTLE semi-finalist K. Trevor Wilson (LETTERKENNY). Actor and comedian Ennis Esmer (CHILDREN RUIN EVERYTHING) serves as host.

JUST FOR LAUGHS STAND-UP
CTV Comedy Channel and Crave are back in Montréal this summer for the triumphant return of the Just For Laughs Festival, shooting six stand-up specials that feature a diverse mix of comedy’s “who’s who” and future stars.

CORNER GAS ANIMATED (Season 4)
The Canadian Screen Award-winning series CORNER GAS ANIMATED is back for Season 4 with the return of the beloved ensemble cast starring Brent Butt, Gabrielle Miller, Eric Peterson, Fred Ewanuick, Lorne Cardinal, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Nancy Robertson, and Corrine Koslo. Season 4 includes a soon-to-be announced star-studded line up of guest stars.

THE STAND-UP SHOW WITH JON DORE (Season 2)
Filmed last fall in Toronto at the Crow’s Nest Theatre, in front of a socially distant audience, Jon Dore returns for a second season of THE STAND-UP SHOW WITH JON DORE, featuring a lineup of the hottest up-and-coming talents in Canadian comedy alongside tried-and-true vets of the craft.


WALKER NEW! Series (Premieres Wednesday, June 23 at 8 p.m. ET)
This reimagining of the long-running series WALKER, TEXAS RANGER, stars Jared Padalecki (SUPERNATURAL) as Cordell Walker, a widower and father with his own moral code, who returns home to Austin, Texas after being undercover for nearly a year, only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home. Walker will attempt to reconnect with his creative and thoughtful son, August (Kale Culley, ME, MYSELF AND I) and his headstrong, somewhat rebellious teenaged daughter, Stella (Violet Brinson, SHARP OBJECTS) and navigate changes with the rest of the family. His ADA brother, William “Liam” (Keegan Allen, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS) returned home from New York and stepped in during Walker’s absence, making it all the more difficult for Walker to resume his place in the family.

LEVERAGE: REDEMPTION – NEW! Series (Premieres Thursday, July 15 at 10 p.m. ET)
In this new iteration of the fan-favourite crime drama, LEVERAGE: REDEMPTION is set in a world, where it has become easier for the rich to become richer and the powerful to squash anyone who gets in their way. The LEVERAGE crew, grifter Sophie Devereaux (Gina Bellman, COUPLING), thief Parker (Beth Riesgraf, 68 WHISKEY), hitter Eliot Spencer (Christian Kane, ALMOST PARADISE), and hacker Alec Hardison (Aldis Hodge, CITY ON A HILL, One Night In Miami…), find new blood in Harry Wilson (Noah Wyle, THE LIBRARIANS, ER), a corporate lawyer looking for redemption, and Breanna Casey (Aleyse Shannon, Black Christmas), Hardison’s foster sister who has a knack for computers, robotics, and getting into trouble.

FIRES
The six-part serialised anthology weaves character studies inspired by true stories into a narrative about the Australian bushfires of 2019/20 – the biggest fires of this century, if not in recorded history. Each episode is based around a different community, drawn from reports of ordinary people caught in the unimaginable, and the impossible choices they were forced to make. The drama’s stellar ensemble cast includes Eliza Scanlen (Babyteeth, SHARP OBJECTS), Sam Worthington (Avatar, Hacksaw Ridge), Richard Roxburgh (THE CROWN, RAKE), Sullivan Stapleton (BLINDSPOT, ANIMAL KINGDOM), Miranda Otto (CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA, HOMELAND), Hunter Page-Lochard (HARROW, CLEVERMAN), Anna Torv (MINDHUNTER, SECRET CITY), Kate Box (STATELESS, WENTWORTH), Charlotte Best (Puberty Blues), Helana Sawires (STATELESS, Ali’s Wedding), Daniel Henshall (DEFENDING JACOB, LAMBS OF GOD), Taylor Ferguson (CLICKBAIT), and Noni Hazlehurst (A PLACE TO CALL HOME, Ladies in Black). They are joined by exciting newcomers Ameshol Ajang, Stacy Clausen and Nyawuda Chuol.


MARY MAKES IT EASYNEW! Original Series
The kitchen is Mary Berg’s happy place, and she wants it to be yours too – whether you’re bored of your repertoire, or scared to try something new. On MARY MAKES IT EASY, join Berg as she takes you step-by-step through recipes guaranteed to impress without the stress. Filmed in Toronto at her home kitchen, the series follows Berg as she shares tips, tricks, and recipes to solve every day cooking conundrums. From ideas on what to make with a fridge full of leftovers, to lackluster chicken emergencies, Berg’s thoughtful solutions for viewers leaves them with a newfound confidence to overcome any challenges they encounter on their culinary journey.

UP THE DISHNEW! Original Series
Features multiple, high-caliber chefs reworking classic recipes and presenting a variation of each iconic dish. Each half-hour episode starts with a classic version of the featured dish, followed by an alternate version, a vegan or vegetarian option, and culminating in an over-the-top, show-stopping final version, such as a five-star presentation or a tasty dessert.

ONE BIG RECIPE HOLIDAY SPECIAL
ONE BIG RECIPE is all about cooking for family and friends and so are the holidays! Chef Kimberly Lallouz offers her take on holiday favourites in this seasonal one-hour special episode. Her first course is a Moroccan spiced beet latke with lightly dressed greens and crème fraiche. Next, whole fennel is braised tender, gratinéed and spiked with apple chutney. Entrees include a one-of-a-king turkey breast ‘buche de Noel’ roulade and a juicy, beefy espresso-red wine spiked brisket roast. Along with her main course come her unique, single-serving stuffin’ muffins, two sauces, sugar snap peas and watermelon radishes. Viewers won’t want to leave without seeing her sweet hostess gifts – white chocolate brittle-bark and perfect sugar cookies.

JAMIE OLIVERExclusive Special
In this special, made specifically for a Canadian audience, Jamie Oliver showcases recipes from his new book Together. The one-hour CTV Life exclusive also offers unique branding opportunities. More details to be announced in the coming months.

BACKYARD BAR WARS – NEW! Series
Based on the rising trend of DIY at-home bars, BACKYARD BAR WARS is a send-up of the classic home reno show combined with hilarious moments of comedian and host, Chris Distefano, roasting the builders in a way that only he can. The one thing that’s not a joke are the bars themselves – viewers can expect jaw-dropping reveals that will leave everyone watching thirsty for a second round.


SURREALESTATENEW! Original Series
One-hour drama SURREALESTATE is about a team of real estate specialists who investigate, discover, and correct unconventional problems that make certain properties difficult to sell. Tim Rozon (WYNONNA EARP) is Luke Roman, of The Roman Agency; an agency with the talent for flipping “metaphysically engaged” properties – a.k.a haunted houses.

STAR TREK: PRODIGY – NEW! Series
The series follows a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together while navigating a greater galaxy, in search for a better future. These six young outcasts know nothing about the ship they have commandeered – a first in the history of the STAR TREK Franchise – but over the course of their adventures together, they will each be introduced to Starfleet and the ideals it represents. The series takes place in the year 2383, after the events of STAR TREK: VOYAGER, and in the Delta Quadrant.

STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS – NEW! Series
Based on the years Captain Christopher Pike manned the helm of the U.S.S. Enterprise, series follows Captain Pike, Science Officer Spock, and Number One in the years before Captain Kirk boarded the U.S.S. Enterprise, as they explore new worlds around the galaxy.

DAY OF THE DEAD – NEW! Series
The intense story of six strangers trying to survive the first 24 hours of an undead invasion. This ode to Romero’s famous flesh-eaters reminds us that sometimes all it takes to bring people together is a horde of hungry zombies trying to rip them apart. Each season will take place over a single day, showing how the residents of a small town react when the dead begin to come back to life. But unlike most zombie tales, Day of the Dead isn’t the story of a crisis bringing out the worst in people. Instead, it’s a high octane adventure about how our differences become strengths and we band together, relying on each other when the world goes crazy.

CHAPELWAITE – NEW! Series
Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Adrien Brody, The Grand Budapest Hotel), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. However, Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family’s sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations.


A CUT ABOVENEW! Original Series
From the producers of BLOWN AWAY, this brand new cutting-edge competition series features twelve of the best chainsaw wielding carvers form across North America turning ordinary logs into intricate works of art. In each episode, the carvers face two time sensitive challenges to test their skills and creativity: a Quick Carve that tests their technique and the functionality of the carved piece followed by an elaborate, high-stakes themed Main Challenge to help decide who advances and who goes home. Throughout the series, competitors are mentored and judged by a panel of highly respected Master Carvers. In the end, there can only be one winner who will take home the cash prize and be named A Cut Above the rest?

MOTHER TRUCKERSNEW! Original Series
The frozen north: home to dozens of remote communities that are inaccessible by conventional roads or railways. Above the tree line, lakes, rivers, and spongy, low-lying bogs, called muskeg, cover the landscape. For eight short weeks, from early February to late March, the ice is thick enough to support an 80,000-pound truck filled with supplies. The winter roads are the lifeblood for thousands of people living in the North. Building supplies and medical equipment, construction vehicles, fuel, and food all have a short window for delivery. It is simply too expensive to get heavy goods in by air. So the winter roads trucking season is essential. And slammed Geraldine Horbas runs the first trucking company to haul loads to the frozen North. Geraldine is calling on the legendary Lisa Kelly (Ice Road Truckers), and friends to haul double and triple the loads they normally carry on the most treacherous ice roads ever. These MOTHER TRUCKERS will do whatever it takes to bring communities the supplies they need to survive the winter and make it home alive.

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD SECRETS (working title)NEW! Original Documentary Series
A ground-breaking, four-part, factual documentary series using modern archaeological tools, techniques, and innovative science to unlock centuries-old mysteries and immerse viewers deep within the secret Underground Railroad routes that spanned North America.

HEAVY RESCUE: 401 (Season 6)
Featuring compelling extreme winter wrecks and roadside rescues on Ontario’s notorious 400-series highways, HEAVY RESCUE: 401 tells the stories of heavy recovery operators who fight to clear wrecks, flip trucks, and keep drivers moving. Close to half-a-million vehicles travel these highways every day, requiring government and police forces to depend on the experienced men and women of Canada’s towing industry – ready to work just inches from open lanes and speeding traffic – when disaster strikes.

HIGHWAY THRU HELL (Season 10)
Featuring stories of remarkable strength and fearless dedication, the series chronicles the lives of heroic rescue teams who often put their own lives at risk to help keep vital transport highways open and communities safe. Dropping everything to respond, it is their duty to remove the often-dangerous cargo, clean up the twisted metal, clear the road, and get traffic rolling again for thousands of drivers.

MUD MOUNTAIN HAULERS (Season 2)
This docu-series follows Craig LeBeau and his three-generation LeBeau Bros. family logging business through the steepest, muddiest conditions in North America. They face blizzards, machine breakdowns, mountain-side roll-overs, all while in a race to beat the hellacious mud of spring breakup. The crew must work steeper, higher, and more treacherous terrain than others dare.


GUILD GARAGE (Season 6)
GUILD GARAGE is all about shop floor drama, gas fueled egos, and millions of dollars at stake in an oil drenched, history soaked, paint splattered garage where the dreams of lofty aficionados, and grease monkey gear-heads meet. Car restoration and customization is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide and everybody who brings their car to the Guild has the same dream. Whether it’s a million dollar 1948 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet shipped in from Spain or a 1930 Dodge Pickup dragged in from a farm, the Guild of Automotive Restorers are ready to resuscitate or restore. As David Grainger combs the country for the next big project, the Guild face a rough road as they restore, resto-mod, and hotrod – turning rust into gold.


1 QUEEN 5 QUEERS NEW! Original Series
Drag queen and CANADA’S DRAG RACE judge Brooke Lynn Hytes, our Queen of the North, is here and ready to lead fierce and fiery discussions about all things queer in the new eight-part series 1 QUEEN 5 QUEERS. The show, an update to MTV Canada hit 1 GIRL 5 GAYS that ran from 2009 to 2014, offers a platform for a broad range of queer voices and reflects the awareness and values of a new generation of viewers. Led by Brooke Lynn herself, each episode is focused on a single topic and brings together a panel of diverse voices to speak openly and honestly through fast-paced, no-holds-barred conversations. It is chaotic and raw, quick and unfiltered, engaging, possibly enraging…but always inspiring.

DU ME A FAVORNEW! Original Series
Jae and Trey’s DU ME A FAVOR is a half-hour loosely scripted series following wannabe fashion moguls, Jermaine Richards and Trevaunn Richards. The durag, a thin headscarf that has been vilified and misunderstood for years, is now the focus of their mission of redemption, de-stigmatization, and monetization. Jermaine Richards and Trevaunn Richards serve as executive producers alongside Mark Montefiore.

LITTLE BIRDNEW! Original Series
A premium, six-part limited dramatic series about an Indigenous woman on a journey to find her birth family and uncover the hidden truth of her past. Bezhig Little Bird was adopted into a Jewish family at the age of five, becoming Esther Rosenblum. Now in her 20s, Bezhig longs for the family she lost and is willing to sacrifice everything to find them. Her quest lands her in the Canadian prairies, worlds apart from everything she knows, where she begins unravel the mystery behind her adoption forcing her to question everything she believed to be true. When she discovers that she was one of the generation of children forcibly apprehended by the Canadian government through a policy, later coined The 60s Scoop, Bezhig’s pursuit to reconnect her family intensifies. This groundbreaking new series explores themes of trauma and loss while reminding us of the power and resilience of the human spirit, holding a mirror up to who we are and who we hope to become. Bell Media is in partnership with APTN for LITTLE BIRD. The series will launch simultaneously on Crave and APTN lumi.

PILLOW TALKNEW! Original Series
An adaptation of the French-language Noovo series, ENTRE DEUX DRAPS, PILLOW TALK is a 10-part comedy that takes place entirely in bedrooms. The series mainly revolves around five twosomes of completely different ages and backgrounds. With a realistic tone, the dramatic comedy explores in a raw and disarming way all the various scenarios experienced in the intimacy of the bedroom.

SHORESY NEW! Original Series
From the team behind the smash-hit series LETTERKENNY comes its first official spin-off, SHORESY. Created by, written by, and starring Jared Keeso, directed by Jacob Tierney, and produced by New Metric Media in partnership with WildBrain and Play Fun Games, in this new series, Shoresy joins a senior triple hockey AAA team in Northern Ontario on a quest to never lose again.

THUNDER BAYNEW! Original Documentary Series
A four-part Crave Original documentary series based on the groundbreaking podcast from CANADALAND, Thunder Bay. The gripping investigative series is produced and also hosted by Anishinaabe journalist and award-winning writer, Ryan McMahon, who is on a quest to uncover the truth in the recent deaths of multiple Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ontario – a city known as the homicide and hate crime capital of Canada. McMahon’s investigation sheds light on the history of racism in Thunder Bay, and examines the failings and the injustices of its social systems and institutions. The series unravels the country’s complicated relationship with colonialism, examining the consequences of the broken system in which some can thrive, while many others, disproportionally struggle to survive.

WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE!NEW! Original Documentary Series
A smart, playful six-part documentary series about the end of the world. Drawing together science, psychology, pop culture, and philosophy, WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE! meets our fascination with the apocalypse head-on.

A.RTIFICIAL I.MMORTALITY Crave Original Documentary
Directed by award-winning Canadian filmmaker Ann Shin, A.RTIFICIAL I.MMORTALITY was selected as the Opening Night film at the 2021 Hot Docs Festival, and explores the latest technological advancements in AI, robotics, and biotech to pose the tempting question: if you could live forever through AI, would you? Inspired by the transhumanist movement and facing the reality of death as her father suffers from dementia, Shin begins an investigation into the complex world of digital cloning through AI. The film explores these questions with visionaries including: Nick Bostrom, author of Superintelligence; Hiroshi Ishiguro, developer of his own uncannily realistic clone Geminoid; Douglas Rushkoff, author of Team Human; Ben Goertzel, founder of Singularity.net who coined the term Artificial General Intelligence; and Deepak Chopra, who is creating his own A.I. mind twin.

BAM BAM: THE STORY OF SISTER NANCYCrave Original Documentary
A feature music documentary that explores the wild story behind how Sister Nancy’s hit song “Bam Bam” became the most sampled reggae vocal of all time, and uncovers a decades-long deception. From Nancy’s unprecedented entry into the male-dominated 80s Dancehall scene in Kingston, Jamaica, to her courageous fight to control her music, Sister Nancy’s story is not only one of resilience but also one of celebration. Ultimately, this is an inspirational music documentary about a woman dusting herself off after being held back by an industry known for silencing female artists and hell-bent on empowering others – with her music and knowledge to make a difference. Proving to all that good music, no matter what can’t be stopped!

THE BONESCrave Original Documentary
A stunning, cinematic exploration of the high stakes business of dinosaur bone trading, where obsessive collectors compete with museums, scientists, and high-end auction houses to own a piece of the past. It’s a story of intrigue; an illicit caper at the collision of science and commerce.

BUFFY SAINTE MARIE: POWER IN THE BLOODCTV and Crave Original Documentary
For more than 50 years, Buffy Sainte-Marie has been a star. Her songs are legendary, her impact undeniable. One of Canada’s most-respected Indigenous leaders, she’s a pioneer of music and activism, and has left an indelible mark on the world. The film tells Buffy’s incredible story through exclusive access, rare archives, insightful interviews, and great music. The 90-min documentary BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE: POWER IN THE BLOOD celebrates Buffy’s extraordinary achievements, dispels myths, sets the record straight, and illustrates that in a time of chaos and division, we’ve never needed Buffy more than now.

FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCKCrave Original Documentary
Sometime in the 1960s, in sunny Sacramento, two Filipina-American sisters got together with other teenage girls to play music. Little did they know their garage band would evolve into the legendary rock group Fanny, the first all-women band to release an LP with a major record label (Warner/Reprise, 1970). Despite releasing five critically-acclaimed albums over five years, touring with famed bands from Slade to Chicago, and amassing a dedicated fan base of music legends including David Bowie, Fanny’s groundbreaking impact in music was written out of history…until bandmates reunite 50 years later with a new rock record deal. With incredible archival footage of the band’s rocking past intercut with its next chapter releasing a new LP today, the film includes interviews with a large cadre of music icons, including Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, Bonnie Raitt, The Go-Go’s Kathy Valentine, Todd Rundgren, The Runaways’ Cherie Currie, Lovin’ Spoonful’s John Sebastian, and The B52’s Kate Pierson. Fighting early barriers of race, gender, and sexuality in the music industry, and now ageism, the incredible women of Fanny are ready to claim their hallowed place in the halls of rock ‘n’ roll fame.

THE GRIZZLIE TRUTHCrave Original Documentary
From the team behind Finding Big Country and The Carter Effect, THE GRIZZLIE TRUTH follows basketball superfan (and the film’s director) Kat Jayme on a quest for truth and redemption for her hometown NBA team, the Vancouver Grizzlies…who mysteriously disappeared after just six seasons. Through Kat’s unwavering devotion, this documentary explores the unique and remarkable story of how Vancouver won an NBA franchise against all odds, only to lose the team in record time. This is the untold story of the gone, but far from forgotten, Vancouver Grizzlies. Full of heart and humour, THE GRIZZLIE TRUTH is much more than a sports story; it’s a mystery, a comedy of errors, and an underdog epic.

KINGS OF COKE Crave Original Documentary
Peoplee often think about Miami when it comes to cocaine, but Montréal may have been the biggest drug kingdom of them all. By the 70s, Montréal, the infamous party town, was engulfed in mayhem. The city had become known as the bank robbery capital of North America with more heists than New York or Los Angeles. Then, a brazen group of thieves moved into the drug trade, smuggling cocaine on a global scale. This 90-minute, true crime documentary chronicles the path to power of one of Montréal’s most influential and violent gangs, the infamous West End Gang, and the cops and journalists who pursued its three leaders. It’s an unlikely rise and inevitable fall, but more importantly, it’s a largely forgotten and underreported story, even for the most seasoned of true crime fans.

NAKEDCrave Original Documentary
A documentary feature film about the gender binary. What is it, how does it manifest itself in our minds and our lives – and how can we go beyond? NAKED follows individuals and communities, experts, and artists around the globe who right now are radically and joyfully redefining gender as we know it. Together, we explore their vision of a future beyond the gender binary.

OSCAR PETERSONCTV and Crave Original Documentary
There are very few other musical artists that have had reverential and lauded careers that have sustained over six decades, and still remain top of mind as a giant and legend amongst jazz musicians. Oscar Peterson, or simply “O.P” by his friends, or “the King of inside swing,” is easily considered one of the greatest and most prolific jazz pianists, featuring a career that included thousands of worldwide concerts and the mentoring of hundreds of protégées. The documentary features exclusive interviews with Billy Joel, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, and Ramsey Lewis, and is directed by acclaimed director Barry Avrich.

RESIDENT ORCACrave Original Documentary
In the summer of 2018 killer whale Tahlequah makes international news headlines, when she carries her dead calf for more than 17 days and 1000 miles in an unprecedented show of mourning. What would make a mother whale go to such lengths? RESIDENT ORCA tells the story of the mysterious decline of Tahlequah’s clan, the Southern Resident Killer Whales, and the team of scientists working to uncover not only what is killing them, but also how to prevent their imminent extinction.

TRIUMPH: ROCK & ROLL MACHINECTV and Crave Original Documentary
Known simply as Triumph, this rock-trio dominated radio and MTV in the 80s, and were the envy of the touring business with even Michael Jackson taking a page out of their live show book. But despite being one of the world’s biggest rock bands, the trio split at the height of their fame and seemingly disappeared without explanation to their fans or media. Set to a mesmerizing visual backdrop of spandex, 80s hair, and explosive pyro, TRIUMPH: ROCK & ROLL MACHINE reveals a deeper story about fame and the human condition as the band reunites for what might be the very last time they play music together.

WILFRED BUCKCrave Original Documentary
WILFRED BUCK is a hybrid feature documentary centering on a Cree elder who’s dedicated his life to unearthing and sharing Indigenous star knowledge. Weaving together his harrowing past and his present life with sky stories, this cinematic film explores colonization’s attempts to extinguish Indigenous ways of knowing, the values of interrelationship that shape Indigenous science, and how this worldview paves a healthier path forward for our planet.

CANADA’S DRAG RACE (Season 2)
Some of the fiercest queens in the land are set to showcase their Canadian Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve, and Talent as they compete to become Canada’s Next Drag Superstar. Season 2 of CANADA’S DRAG RACE will bring audiences a few surprises and ‘RU-veals’ that have never been done before, while also celebrating the uniqueness of Canada’s drag scene and queer community. Fans will also be treated to RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE-favourites: Snatch Game, Rumails and Untucked.

LETTERKENNY (Season 10 & 11) – Crave Production is currently under way on back-to-back seasons of the multiple award-winning international sensation, LETTERKENNY. Starring Jared Keeso and produced by New Metric Media, the critically acclaimed half-hour, small-town comedy revolves around the dustups Wayne (Keeso) and his buds get into with their small-town rivals. The Hicks, The Skids, and The Hockey Players get at each other about the most mundane things, often ending with someone getting their ass kicked. (New Metric Media)

MADAME LEBRUN (Season 5) – Crave MADAME LEBRUN returns for a fifth season. Surrounded by her family and friends, Germaine (Benoît Brière) once again serves up laughs and surprises with the help of some guest stars. Coming up in the fifth season: a fresh twist on some travel destinations, a camping trip, and a challenging drawing class.


PAR-LAY – THE FRED VANVLEET STORY
An original documentary profiling the inspiring story of the Toronto Raptors star, this feature biopic charts VanVleet’s rise to prominence as a basketball star, and the unwavering belief in himself, as he blazes his own unique path to becoming an NBA Champion. Set to premiere on Canada’s Sports Leader TSN in the fall of 2021.

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