TV Shows

Canadian television is reaching audiences like never before. Original Canadian dramas, comedies, children’s programming and documentaries are winning audiences and rave reviews at home and abroad. Our culture, our stories, ourselves on any screen.

Use this list as your introduction to Canadian TV shows.

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The Book of Negroes

The Book of Negroes

Aminata was kidnapped from Africa at 11, transported across the Atlantic and sold as a slave in South Carolina. Now America is fighting for independence from Britain and Aminata is determined to get back home.

Stanley Dynamic

Stanley Dynamic

Twins Luke and Larry are identical – sort of. Larry’s a real kid – flesh, blood, everything – but Luke is a cartoon and can stretch like Silly Putty. It makes high school weird.

Guardians Evolution

Guardians Evolution

Five 16-year-olds – armed with technology from 41 million years in the future – try to rebuild the earth after a catastrophe wipes out 95% of life.

Vikings

Vikings

A band of adventurous young Vikings defies their stay-at-home ruler.

Motive

Motive

What’s left of a murder mystery when you know the killer and victim right from the start? With that premise, we watch homicide detective Angie Flynn work her way backwards to the guilty party.

Luc Langevin, aux limites de l'illusion

Luc Langevin, aux limites de l'illusion

An illusionist baffles celebrity guests with expert sleight of hand and an endless bag of tricks designed to fool the eye and leave you guessing at every turn.

Les 5 prochains

Les 5 prochains

A documentary series that takes us on the road with 5 up-and-coming comedians looking to discover who they really are as they try to make it in a super-competitive business.

Le dernier cabaret

Le dernier cabaret

A documentary showcasing the colourful characters that keep the only surviving strip club in Montreal’s former red-light district alive as the neighbourhood undergoes inevitable gentrification.

Yukon Gold

Yukon Gold

Common sense is not a frequent companion to gold fever. Yet if you don’t stay sharp, you might lose everything.

Secouristes de l'extrême

Secouristes de l'extrême

A thrill-ride documentary series that follows rescue workers as they face the dangers and hazardous conditions in a job that requires increasingly specialized training.

Who Killed Gandhi?

Who Killed Gandhi?

New information provides a definitive look at the wide-ranging conspiracy and epic clash of ideologies behind Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination, including the strange links between Gandhi, his assassin and the assassin’s guru.

Arctic Defenders

Arctic Defenders

A remarkable story lies behind the creation of Nunavut. It brings together Canada’s quest for northern sovereignty and Western civilization’s biggest land claim.

Inside the Mind of Leonardo

Inside the Mind of Leonardo

For 500 years, a group of Italian priests guarded the largest collection of Leonardo da Vinci’s papers. Now exclusive access to them reveals both the full sweep of his genius and an amazingly modern vision.

The Phantoms

The Phantoms

A high-school basketball team rebuilds after a devastating crash kills 7 players and the coach’s wife. Against all odds, the ragtag group advances toward the championship.

Michel Barrette - Drôle de journée

Michel Barrette - Drôle de journée

Badly shaken up after some stunts in a fighter jet, a popular Quebec comedian takes to the stage with a rollicking routine that sends the audience soaring on gales of laughter.

Objectif Nord

Objectif Nord

A documentary series focusing on the development of Northern Quebec with all the issues, initiatives, promises and hardships that it entails.