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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Saving Hope

Saving Hope

Pulse-pounding surgeries, adrenaline-fueled breakthroughs and sultry romances fill the episodes of medical drama series Saving Hope.

Rookie Blue

Rookie Blue

There’s a lot to be said for learning on the job. Of course, you don’t want the job to kill you.

The Defector: Escape from North Korea

The Defector: Escape from North Korea

How do you escape a tightly controlled dictatorship like North Korea? First you get help. Then you hope for the best. Here’s what can happen.

Others' Gold

Others' Gold

A documentary that brings to light the human and social costs of establishing an open-pit goldmine operation in the heart of the small Quebec community of Malartic.

Apocalypse – The First World War

Apocalypse – The First World War

A documentary series that provides an intimate look at the First World War, answering key questions about the apocalyptic conflict from a human perspective.

Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive

A documentary that chronicles the daily lives of workers in Quebec’s funeral industry, those stereotyped professionals we pay to look death in the face for us.

Mom et moi

Mom et moi

A graphic documentary exploring what draws a person to a life of crime or keeps one on the straight and narrow, from a man once very close to Hells Angels leader Mom Boucher.

Un p'tit dernier pour la route

Un p'tit dernier pour la route

The unusual journey of Quebec theatre legend Paul Buissonneau as he stages his own funeral by creating one last “show” for his loved ones so he can “go out” in style.

Fairy Eric

Fairy Eric

The magical adventures of a fairy godfather and his 15-year-old goddaughter as they bring an abandoned old movie theatre back to life.

Frédéric Back: The Grandeur of Nature

Frédéric Back: The Grandeur of Nature

Double Oscar winner Frédéric Back (Crac! and The Man Who Planted Trees) shared his love of the Earth by creating lasting images that continue to fascinate, inspire and mobilize audiences around the world.

Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin

Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin

The adventures of a single Montreal woman who manages a talent agency while living through a series of events outrageous enough to make the tabloids.

Poppety in the Fall

Poppety in the Fall

After the stories vanish from all the books causing great boredom in the kingdom, Poppetty the crotchety hedgehog decides to find out who’s behind the literal crime.

Les jumelles

Les jumelles

Two teams of twins set out on a race to solve a riddle in this fun-filled series from Ontario. Trouble is on 1 team, 1 of the twins is not telling the other the truth.

Are We There Yet? World Adventure

Are We There Yet? World Adventure

Sibling duos provide a refreshing kid’s-eye view on world travel.

Phoques: le film

Phoques: le film

Iles de la Madeleine residents and other industry players share their thoughts on sealing so viewers can better understand a traditional occupation made even more difficult by smear campaigns in the media.

Breaking the Silence: Burma’s Resistance

Breaking the Silence: Burma’s Resistance

A gripping film documenting jungle rendezvous with courageous members of the Karen resistance as they try to escape a secret genocide perpetrated by the Burmese military dictatorship.

Degrassi: The Next Generation

Degrassi: The Next Generation

The long road to adulthood is a challenge for every teen. Degrassi students test the bonds of family and friends as they map their own paths through life’s hard choices.

Behind the Miracle

Behind the Miracle

This documentary focuses on the global Chilean mine disaster media event, revealing the human side of the catastrophe through interviews with many of its key players.

Série noire

Série noire

Two screenwriters infiltrate local law enforcement, organized crime and legal milieus to write a killer follow-up season to their first cops and lawyers show.