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 comedy genius spoofs common behaviour by blowing everyday concerns way out of proportion in a laugh-out-loud animated series.
Teens inspire teens in this web-series showing Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit youth who make a difference in the world – their accomplishments often neglected by mainstream media.
The magical art of fireworks pits inventive thrills against the need for maximum safety. Mistakes not only look bad, they can kill.
It’s no accident that Venezuela has won so many Miss Universe and Miss World titles – after oil, beautiful women are its most valuable natural resource.
Cutting-edge environmental technology partners with traditional Aboriginal knowledge. The result is fun, totally positive storytelling that resonates on all media platforms.
A special team hunts down marauding dinosaurs who have crossed through a crack in time.
Jeff Schwarz lives for the deal. And he’ll do just about anything to keep merchandise moving through his 30,000-square-foot warehouse.
The sale of contraband tobacco is worth millions. It’s criminal, says the government. It’s a right, say Mohawks.
How dangerous is fracking (hydraulic fracturing)? Recent science weighs the potential for energy self-sufficiency against risks associated with increased use of the process.
The National Ballet of Canada prepares a version of Romeo and Juliet designed for a world tour. Five couples compete for the main roles, but are they good enough?
As a young woman slips deeper into a coma, her loved ones struggle with grief, her possible suicide attempt and decide whether or not to take her off life support.
Camel racing is a glamourous sport – until you look behind the scenes and see how young boys are trafficked as camel jockeys throughout the Middle East.
Medicine as you’ve never seen it, deep in the wilds of the Canadian bush. Don’t count on civilized niceties or someone might pull a gun on you.
He’s “the funniest man in Canada” says the Victoria Times-Colonist and “devastatingly funny and clever” according to The Globe and Mail. With his clever wit Ron James has audiences laughing across the country.
An ill-equipped bachelor suddenly finds he has kids – lots of them.
Who says women must be slim? Certainly not the subculture known as “Chubby Chasers.”