APTN fall schedule

From an APTN media release:

APTN Announces Fall ’07 Programming Line-Up

APTN’s new programming for the fall 2007 season will include:

Mixed Blessings – World Premiere (Comedy series) Launches: Nov. 6/07 @ 9pm ET/PT Mixed Blessings is a dramatic comedy series that explores the lives of a blended family in small town Canada. Hank, a third generation Ukrainian with two teenagers, and Ruby, a Cree woman with four kids, ages 6 to 16, set up house together in a northern Alberta community.

Closer to Home – World Premiere (How-to series) Launches: Nov. 6/07 @ 9:30pm ET/PT This television series takes us onto reserves across Canada to experience housing from a First Nations point of view. Hosted by acclaimed First Nations actor and home builder, Wayne Baker, this series delivers relevant “how-to” advice on a range of housing issues catered to Aboriginal people living on-reserve.

Rabbit Fall – World Premiere (Dramatic series)
Launches: Nov. 9 @ 7:30 pm ET/PT
Police officer Tara Wheaton is assigned the town of Rabbit Fall’s most benign cases, but instinct tells her that the bizarre lurks in the everyday. Her nagging intuition leads her from ordinary crimes into the darkest corners of Rabbit Fall.

Fish out of Water – World Premiere (Comedy series)
Launches: Nov. 9/07 @ 8 pm ET/PT
Ojibway comedian Don Kelly goes to various Aboriginal communities to learn about their cultures and attempts to fit in – often with hilarious consequences.

Wlipogwad – World Premiere (Cooking series)
Launches: Nov. 6 @ 7pm ET/PT
Lysanne, a young Abenaki chef, and Louis-Francois, an emerging young Quebec chef, team up to create meals which unite their respective cultures.

The Mix – World Premiere (Music series)
Launches: Nov. 8/07 @ 10 pm ET/PT
Lively and inspired, these half-hour performances offer a well-paced, informative profile of music rooted in Métis tradition.

When the Music Speaks – APTN premiere (Music series)
Launches: Nov 10/07 @ 6:30 pm ET/PT
In November, 2003, the Canada Council brought 15 musical groups from all over Canada for a showcase in Montreal, giving each band a half-hour to perform in front of a world audience. When the Music Speaks will present these rare performances in a series of 13 half-hour episodes.

Chic Choc – World premiere
Launches: Nov. 5/07 @ 7 pm ET/PT
A series created for and by Aboriginal youth in Quebec. Broadcast in: French

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