Married in Canada follows seven love stories, which reveal why getting married is significant for many same-sex American couples prohibited from tying the knot in their resident states. The couples and their families illustrate why overcoming the obstacles to legal nuptials is worthwhile - despite the reality that once back home south of the border, the newlyweds will remain merely 'married in Canada,' with their marital status going unrecognized. With unfettered access to the brides and grooms on their wedding days, the film follows the most meaningful ceremony of their lives. In this first-ever documentary about human rights and cross-border same-sex marriage, Married in Canada explores the strength and conviction of lovers in their fight for equality.
Big Brother is a Canadian reality television show in which a group of contestants, known as "HouseGuests", are sequestered in the Big Brother House, under the surveillance of cameras and microphones, for the chance to win a grand prize of $100,000 by being the last remaining HouseGuest. Each week, the HouseGuests vote to evict one of their own until two HouseGuests remain on finale night. The winner is decided by the last seven evicted HouseGuests, known as the Big Brother Jury. The program is based on the original Dutch television series, Big Brother, created in 1997 by John de Mol. The Canadian series is produced by Endemol USA and Insight Productions. Insight Productions has previously produced local Canadian versions of the popular reality television series, Canadian Idol and Canada's Got Talent. In January 2013, Arisa Cox was named as the show's host. The first season premiered on February 27, 2013. On June 5, 2013, it was confirmed that the show will return for a second season. The winner of the first season was Jillian MacLaughlin.
Amateur chefs compete in this Canadian version of the reality-cooking series.Thousands of cooks from across the country apply, but only the Top contenders are asked to audition for the MasterChef Canada judges. Each participant presents their signature dish in hopes of earning a coveted white apron. Only the most talented and creative home cooks will move forward to the MasterChef Canada Kitchen. Each week, the MasterChef Canada judges inspire the home cooks to grow and evolve, pushing them toward culinary greatness. Internationally-acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs Michael Bonacini (co-owner of the Oliver & Bonacini restaurant empire), Claudio Aprile (chef/owner of the celebrated Origin restaurants) and Alvin Leung (owner of the Michelin-starred Bo Innovation in Hong Kong) are the firm-but-fair mentors who take these amateurs on a journey from home cook to haute cuisine.
A uniquely Canadian take on the original series, with ten teams of two racing around the world to amazing locations for the $1,000,000 prize.
The Bachelor Canada is a Canadian reality television series, based on the American television series of the same name, that premiered October 3, 2012 on the City television network. Following the premiere The Bachelor Canada moved to its regular time slot Wednesdays after Modern Family.
American favorite "Chopped" heads north of the border to Canada with a familiar format and new host, Toronto native Dean McDermott. Each episode of "Chopped Canada" challenges four professional chefs to turn boxes of mystery ingredients into a three-course meal in a race against the clock. Each course serves as its own round in the competition, and the chef with the least-successful dish — as determined by a panel of judges — is eliminated after each round. The chef who comes out on top following the dessert round wins $10,000 and the title of "Chopped Canada" champion.
Come Dine With Me Canada is a Canadian reality television series, adapted from the British programme Come Dine With Me. The show debuted November 1, 2010 on the W Network. The show has generally brings five amateur chefs competing against each other hosting a dinner party for the other contestants. Each competitor then rates the host's performance with the winner winning a $1,000 cash prize. An element of comedy is added to the show through comedian Jamie Carr, who provides a dry and "Canadian sarcastic" narration.
Top Chef Canada is a reality competition show. The first season premiered on April 11, 2011 on Food Network Canada. The first season consisted of 13 episodes, with 16 contestants vying for a grand prize of $100,000 and a GE Monogram kitchen valued at $30,000. Contestants shopped at Loblaws in season one and McEwan in season two. Like the original American series, each week the chef contestants compete against each other in culinary challenges. Contestants are judged by a panel of professional chefs and other notables from the food and wine industry, with one or more contestants being eliminated each week. The Canadian edition uses the same graphics and music as the American version of the program. Season one of Top Chef Canada was one of Food Network Canada's most highly-rated programs. The network renewed the program for a second season, which began to air on March 12, 2012.
Canada's Worst Driver is a Canadian television series on Discovery Channel, based on Britain's Worst Driver, and is part of the Worst Driver television franchise. It and sister series Canada's Worst Handyman are the two highest-rated programs on Discovery Channel. The series is produced by Proper Television, whose president, Guy O'Sullivan, was the director for the original Britain's Worst Driver series; as such, Canada's Worst Driver is considered to be the production company's flagship show. Unlike other Worst series around the world, the Canadian version emphasizes the learning process of the contestants and the science of driving, and as such is often more serious than the other Worst shows around the world, which are mainly played for laughs. It is the longest running of any Worst series to date. The series is also aired dubbed in French in Canada, as the Les zéros de conduite on Canal D.
About Canada was a on Canadian television series featuring National Film Board films which aired on CBC Television from 1956 to 1957.
Storage Wars: Canada is a Canadian reality television series on OLN. It is a spin-off of the highly-popular American A&E television series, Storage Wars. The series follows a group of buyers looking to strike it big by buying storage units at auctions when rent is not paid. It is the first series in the Storage Wars franchise to not feature Thom Beers providing narration, as well as being the first spinoff shot outside of the United States, and to not premiere on A&E. Storage Wars: Canada was announced on April 3, 2013, with production beginning the following month. The first season consisting of 36 episodes was initially previewed at Fan Expo 2013 before premiering on OLN on August 29, 2013.
Creepy Canada is a Canadian television series that aired on OLN. It focused on paranormal activities around Canada. The show first premiered on October 23, 2002 and began its third season on May 5, 2006. With the third season the show's scope was expanded to include paranormal activity reported in the United States. It was originally hosted by Terry Boyle, and was later hosted by Brian O'Dea, who was also the producer of the show. Creepy Canada's last episode aired on July 28, 2006; the show has stopped producing new episodes.
Canada Tonight was a Canadian television newscast which aired on stations owned by Western International Communications from 1993 to 2001. It was produced out of the studio of CHAN-TV in Burnaby, British Columbia. There were two versions of the newscast; the one seen outside BC was anchored by Tony Parsons, and the one seen in that province was anchored by Bill Good. The BC version, seen only on BCTV, featured more stories related to Vancouver and BC, as well as local weather and some national news reports sourced from CTV, which WIC's other stations were unable to use.
Intervention Canada is a Canadian reality TV series based on the A&E show Intervention, and airs on Slice, Sundays at 8 pm. It is now in its second season. Intervention Canada profiles people whose dependence on drugs and alcohol or other compulsive behavior has brought them to a point of personal crisis or estranged them from their friends and loved ones. Each episode ends with a surprise intervention that is staged by the family and friends of the addict, conducted by addiction specialists. On February 9, 2012 Slice had announced on their Facebook that the show is cancelled.
They're armed, dangerous and pose an imminent threat to person and property - and you might even be one! Discovery Channel has tracked down five shockingly shoddy renovators and offers the critical tools to help them improve.
Deal or No Deal Canada is the Canadian-English version of the show Deal or No Deal, which premiered on February 4, 2007. The show ran on the Global Television Network, and lasted 5 episodes. The host of the U.S. version, Canadian-born Howie Mandel, hosts the Canadian version of the show. The producer and director of the US version, Scott St. John and R. Brian DiPirro, respectively, also came to Canada to produce this version. The show was taped at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto on January 23, 24 and 25, 2007 after receiving 112,767 applicants from prospective players. The first episode aired on Sunday, February 4. This episode attracted 2.7 million viewers, making it the single highest rated Canadian program ever on Global. The remaining episodes aired over the following four consecutive Thursdays, with the finale on March 1, 2007. It is currently unknown whether Global will be picking up the show for a full-season run, despite great ratings from the show. At this point in time, it is presumed that plans for a full season have been shelved.
Camera Canada was a Canadian documentary television series which aired on CBC Television from 1961 to 1963.
An American in Canada is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on CBC. The show starred Rick Roberts as Jake Crewe, an American television news host who was forced, after beating up his station manager, to accept a job in Calgary, Alberta as the host of the lowest-rated morning news program in the city. The show found its comedy in Crewe's attempts to adapt to Canadian culture. An American in Canada was loosely based on the real-life experiences of Jebb Fink, an American comedian who moved to Canada after marrying a Canadian woman, and did become a morning television host on CKAL, Calgary's A-Channel station. It is also aired on Australia's The Comedy Channel with the title Frostbite, and is currently in syndication on Showcase in Canada and HDNet in the USA.
The four-part series takes an awe-inspiring look at the world around us, shot with ultra-high-definition cameras that capture sweeping panoramas and extraordinary close-ups of Canada’s majestic terrain and diverse species.
Canada's Story is a Canadian historical documentary television series which aired on CBC Television in 1966.
Inside Canada is a Canadian variety television series which aired on CBC Television from 1973 to 1974.