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.
A TV magazine follows 4 friends as they set out to find answers to major questions and in the process discover that science is all around us in everything we do.
Four student friends and the ups and downs they face in their struggles to make the end of high school as memorable as possible, jokes and all.
A husband returns to his wife after leaving her for another woman and overcomes the marital problems that led to the break, only to be dealt a crippling blow by fate.
Hockey stars get a strange new set of skates and teammates who’ve never played in the NHL. Then they lace up for a different kind of on-ice challenge. Battle of the Blades, hosted by Ron MacLean, pairs champion figure skaters with grizzled pro-hockey vets.
Talented performers bring memorable skits of a celebrated comedy trio back to life, reviving a take on the absurd that leaves audiences chuckling up a storm every time.
Pulse-pounding surgeries, adrenaline-fueled breakthroughs and sultry romances fill the episodes of medical drama series Saving Hope.
There’s a lot to be said for learning on the job. Of course, you don’t want the job to kill you.
A filmmaker father lovingly documents the magical year he spent in France encouraging the education of his daughter Alphée, whose development has been affected by a rare genetic disease.
A fresh, fast-paced spin on conventional soap operas with a decidedly urban feel pushes the envelope with money stirring up trouble at every turn.
A disgraced SWAT cop must confront his demons as a member of the newly created Psych Crimes and Crisis Unit. His partner, a forensic psychiatrist, holds the key to redemption.
Pro football competition as seen from the inside.
Can a determined hobbyist make a bio-weapon? How will we cope if that happens?
This lively documentary presents the Montreal music scene as a true linguistic melting pot where bold and resourceful performers create their own unique genre through explosive bursts of inspiration.
Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire tours the world in an effort to remove child soldiers from the deadly equation of war.
This documentary series looks into some of the issues facing society today by showing how ordinary people react when they’re put in extraordinary situations without their knowledge.
The 9/11 terrorist attacks have had profound consequences, affecting ordinary people far beyond Ground Zero.