From network episode descriptions:
Fool Canada, CBC – series premiere
In this hidden camera social experiment series, Will Sasso and a team of comedians travel across the country in disguise to poke fun at what it means to be Canadian. Will Sasso and a team of comedians travel the country with a truckload of hidden cameras and clever disguises to test the limits of Canadian politeness. Transportation Officer Richard Move (Will Sasso) tickets a skateboarder for speeding; Bylaw Enforcer Ian Yard (Sam Kalilieh) visits homeowners to introduce the Raccoon Release Program; a Quebec Culture Officer (Craig Lauzon) inspects tourists in Ottawa for French content; and the Ex-President of a little known country (Will Sasso) opens a food truck.
Still Standing, CBC – “Bamfield” series premiere
Follow comedian Jonny Harris as he visits struggling small towns, gets to know the locals, and mines enough material to put on an original stand-up comedy show for the whole community. Jonny goes hard-core with some locals to discover the secret charms of Bamfield, British Columbia.
Escape or Die!, OLN – “Haunted Asylum Escape”
Ripley’s has challenged Dean Gunnarson to defend his “World’s Most Daring Escape Artist” title by breaking out of the abandoned West Virginia Haunted Asylum. As an extra challenge, Dean has 60 minutes to free his team – Ava, Cary, and Jeff – from their restraints…but first he will have to find them hidden around the asylum.
Illusions of Grandeur, OLN – “San Francisco”
In the City by the Bay, Zack tries to recreate Harry Houdini’s 100 year-old upside down straightjacket escape, while dangling from a crane before a huge crowd.
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