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New Monday: Murdoch Mysteries, Call Me Fitz

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Murdoch Mysteries, CBC – “Midnight Train To Kingston”
Detective Murdoch accompanies convicted murderer James Gillies to his hanging. Guest star: Michael Seater

Call Me Fitz, Movie Central & The Movie Network – “A Very Special Fitzmas” season finale
A special hour-long holiday episode. As the holidays loom, Fitz (Jason Priestley) decides to give up drinking, prompting a visit from three ghosts who aim to show him the error of his ways. Meanwhile, Larry (Ernie Grunwald) reunites the Fitzpatricks with the promise of a lost family fortune.

Michael Gross annoys with nice on Call Me Fitz

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From Scott Stinson of the National Post:

Family Ties’ Michael Gross is the perfect foil for Call Me Fitz
When Sheri Elwood decided to create a guest-role arc in Call Me Fitz, for a character whose chief job would be to antagonize the fightin’ Fitzpatricks, the solution was obvious: make him really nice. “What would be more annoying to the Fitzpatricks than the nicest, most together, eco-industrialist,” Elwood, the creator and showrunner, says in an interview. “Let’s put Steve Jobs in a car lot. He doesn’t drink, he doesn’t swear, he meditates.” Continue reading.

Call Me Fitz faces fatherhood

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From Scott Stinson of the National Post:

Father knows less on Call Me Fitz
Richard Fitzpatrick remains an a-hole. After three seasons in which the used car salesman played by Jason Priestley was governed entirely by his remarkably unstrained id, where he drank, lied, cheated, swilled, swindled, fornicated and betrayed with abandon, the fourth season of Call Me Fitz had the potential for a watershed moment: the anti-hero was now a father. Continue reading.

From Melissa Hank of Postmedia:

Jason Priestley relishes bad-boy role on Call Me Fitz
Jason Priestley laughs as he remembers the time he had sex with a nun in a church. Ditto the time he let an HIV-infected baboon run wild, the primate all hopped up on erectile dysfunction meds. Knee-slapper stories, both of them. Continue reading.

From Chloe Tejada of Huffington Post Canada:

Jason Priestley On ‘Call Me Fitz’ Season 4: He Wants You To Watch It (Even If You’ve Never Heard Of It)
Chances are you haven’t heard of the TV show “Call Me Fitz,” even though the series airs in multiple countries around the world, including Canada. Continue reading.

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New Monday: Call Me Fitz, Package Deal, Murdoch Mysteries, Cracked, Project: Guatemala

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Call Me Fitz, Movie Central/TMN – season premiere
Starring Jason Priestley as Richard “Fitz” Fitzpatrick, a morally flawed car salesman, Call Me Fitz returns for a fourth season, but things have changed. With a new baby in the house – Elaine’s swinging party pad, no less – Larry thinks it’s the perfect time to dig out the family photo album, empty old boxes in the basement, and discover what made the Fitzpatricks the class-A derelicts they are today. Every new piece of the Fitzpatrick past that Larry uncovers sheds more light on the family’s twisted history, while fueling the dysfunctional fire between them and, in the end, unearthing a nemesis hell-bent on eradicating the Fitzpatricks and their way of life.

Package Deal, City – “Prank Wars”
Danny (Randal Edwards), Sheldon (Harland Williams), and Ryan (Jay Malone) have a long and storied tradition of pranking one another. When the brothers replace Danny’s bed with a giant vat of water, Danny officially declares the start of the prank war. Feeling completely excluded, Kim (Julia Voth) tries to join in on the fun by pranking Sheldon, but her intricate plan backfires.

Murdoch Mysteries, CBC – “Tour de Murdoch”
When a competitor dies during a bicycle race, Murdoch suspects he was killed by large doses of a mysterious stimulant. Guest star: Sean Cullen

Cracked, CBC – “The Price”
Members of a rock band (Toronto’s “The Balconies”) are the victims of a brazen shooting in a downtown nightclub. Aidan and Clara have to determine whether the key witness – an ex-model with a shady past – is truly suffering from traumatic amnesia or lying to conceal the identity of the killer. Guest stars: Monika Schnarre, Bruce Ramsay, Lochlyn Munro, The Balconies.

The Project: Guatemala, OLN & City – “Bus Troubles”
A great day in Lake Atitlan puts the participants in a good mood, but it quickly turns to disaster when things unravel on the ride home, forcing someone to leave the camp for good. Catch The Project Live online at OLN.ca/theproject following The Project: Guatemala. Co-hosted by Rachel David (Rogers Your World This Week) and Adam Wylde (KiSS 92.5), the half-hour digital after show gives fans the opportunity to interact with the host and cast about what happened on The Project: Guatemala this week.