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  1. Netflix announces original series "Lilyhammer"

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    "Lilyhammer," a fish-out-of-water story set in Norway and starring "The Sopranos" mainstay Steven Van Zandt, premieres on Netflix on February 6th. Van Zandt, also a guitarist in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, plays Frank Tagliano who is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying...
  2. Season four of Merlin premieres on Space this Saturday

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    Season 4 of the medieval fantasy series Merlin premieres this Saturday, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. ET, on Space. The series follows the young wizard Merlin (Colin Morgan) as he discovers his gift of magic, working under the tutelage of court physician Gaius (Richard Wilson). Merlin must hide his...
  3. HBO Canada highlights for January

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    HBO Canada subscribers can look forward to a number of programming premieres on the pay television channel in January including Angry Boys, Luck, the season three premiere of Less than Kind, the tenth season of Bill Maher and a new sports documentary series which focuses on the life of Freddie...
  4. Neverland Mini-series airs on Space HD beginning this Sunday

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    Neverland, a British adventure/fantasy miniseries shot in Ireland and Italy, will air on Space and Space HD in Canada beginning this Sunday night. The series is a prequel to the Classic Peter Pan story and stars Rhys Ifans as James Hook, Bob Hoskins as Smee, Charlie Rowe as Peter Pan, and Keira...
  5. HBO Canada to replay "The Wire" Season One

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    If you never watched HBO's critically acclaimed television show "The Wire" when it first aired, then be sure to mark December 15th at 8pm on your calendar. The Wire is an American television crime drama series set and produced in and around Baltimore, Maryland which aired on HBO for five...
  6. Madonna will headline Super Bowl XLVI halftime show

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    The National Football League (NFL) announced today that Madonna will perform in the Super Bowl XLVI Halftime show which takes place Sunday, February 5th. Madonna's performance will be imagined by Cirque du Soleil and Jamie King. The league says the Super Bowl halftime show, which will be...
  7. RDS2 launches on Vidéotron Cable

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    RDS2, a secondary feed of the Canadian French language specialty channel RDS, is available starting today on the Vidéotron cable system in both standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD). Vidéotron is the first Quebec cable operator to carry the channel which launched in the first week...
  8. Rogers Media secures Canadian broadcast rights to The Ulimate Fighter

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    Rogers Media has secured the Canadian rights to The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), an American reality television series and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. The show, which follows unknown, professional MMA fighters as they train and compete against each other in order to secure a contract with...
  9. Filthy Cities examines the dirty past of Paris, London and New York

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    In the past, sidewalks lined with emptied bedpans and rotting corpses were commonplace in the Filthy Cities of London, New York and Paris. Filthy Cities, a new three part seris begins next Thursday November 17th on Discovery World HD combines CGI and historical accounts to go back in time and...
  10. First three seasons of Breaking Bad now on Netflix Canada

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    The first three seasons of Breaking Bad Seasons are now available on Netflix Canada, the company announced today. The American television show, which airs on cable channel AMC premiered on January 20, 2008, and has completed its fourth season. The show was recently renewed for its fifth and...
  11. 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road To The NHL Winter Classic on HBO

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    HBO Canada announced today that it will be airing "24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic" at the same day and time as HBO in the United States. The four part reality series takes HBO subscribers rink-side beginning Wednesday, December 14 at 10 p.m. ET/MT, building up to the two...
  12. Discovery special celebrates the life of Steve Jobs

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    Steve Jobs was an American inventor and entrepreneur whose efforts over the last thirty five years quite simply changed the face of consumer electronics the world over. As co-founder and CEO of Apple Computer, Jobs ushered in personal computing to the masses, which in turn led to new...
  13. Through the Wormhole examines life's great mysteries

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    Reflecting on the great mysteries of existence, Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman returns for a second season in Canada on Discovery World HD. The second season originally aired on Science in the U.S. this past summer. This season the show poses all-new questions that span space, science...
  14. Prank Science mixes science and gags

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    Can a test subject be convinced he has the power to melt solid objects using only the power of his mind? That's one of the "scientific gags" to be seen on a new Discovery channel show premiering next week. Scheduled for 13 episodes, Prank Science is a 30 minute Canadian comedy show which mixes...
  15. Fifth Estate investigates the death of boxing champ Arturo Gatti

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    He was a Montreal kid who grew up to win three world boxing championship titles, millions of dollars in prize money and legions of fans around the world. But Arturo Gatti was also a troubled man who, outside of the ring, loved to party as hard as he fought. In July 2009, Gatti died in the...
  16. HBO Canada announces Fall Premieres

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    HBO Canada today announced the fall premiere dates for popular HBO programming such as Call Me Fitz, Boardwalk Empire, Bored to Death and Hung. The Astral owned station, which fills out its schedules with movies and Canadian produced specials, says that all of its HBO programming will premiere...
  17. Cinema Verite tells the story behind TV’s first reality show

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    This weekend HBO Canada will premiere Cinema Verite, a dramatized look at the events surrounding the creation of the 1973 PBS documentary “An American Family”. American Family chronicled the lives of the Louds in the early 1970s and catapulted the Santa Barbara family to notoriety in the...
  18. New programs showcases Canada's National Parks

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    To celebrate the centennial of Parks Canada, the first national parks service in the world, Discovery World HD will air a new thirteen part series called National Parks Project. The series is a behind-the-scenes look at the musical collaboration and filmmaking process surrounding the creation...
  19. Funny as Hell coming to HBO Canada

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    Funny As Hell, a six-part original comedy series taped in front of a live audience at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, will this Friday HBO Canada. The show will become part of HBO Canada’s Friday- night comedy line-up alongside The Ricky Gervais Show, Real Time With Bill Maher and...
  20. Stargate Universe returns to Space for final episodes

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    Stargate Universe or SGU, a military science fiction television series which is broadcast on Space will begin airing its final ten episodes on Tuesday, March 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Filmed in and around Vancouver, the show follows the adventures of a multinational exploration team unable to return...
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