From the Banff Media Festival:
Nominees Announced for Rockies Program Competition
BANFF is proud to announce the full list of nominees for its annual Rockies Program Competition. The internationally-recognized Award program celebrates nominees in 26 categories, spanning multiple genres including Fiction, Non-Fiction, Kids & Animation and Interactive. Read more.
Degrassi, MuchMusic – “The Time Of My Life” – Spring Finale
Imogen can’t imagine saying goodbye to Fiona, and resorts to desperate measures to try keep them together. Clare attempts to move on with her life without Eli, while Mo wants to lock down a “bromance” with Jake before the summer.
Marketplace, CBC – “Busted”
Marketplace presents the Busted edition, investigating big name companies.
The Fifth Estate, CBC – “Mission Improbable”
Cyndy Vanier thought she’d hit the big time in business and international intrigue when she signed up with SNC-Lavalin for a high risk mission working undercover in Libya. Linden MacIntyre investigates how a billion dollars worth of business with a dictator and a mysterious plot landed Vanier in a prison cell in Mexico facing charges of terrorism and human smuggling.
From E Online:
Degrassi Shocker: Alex Steele Not Returning for Season 13
The seniors aren’t the only ones leaving Degrassi at the end of this school year. Alex Steele, who plays fan favorite Tori on TeenNick’s long-running hit drama, will not be returning for the 13th season, we’ve exclusively learned. Read more.
From Hillary Busis of Entertainment Weekly:
‘Degrassi’ stars and creators talk this season’s drama — and what’s coming next
We sat down with actresses Annie Clark and Cristine Prosperi — as well as Degrassi executive producers Linda Schuyler and Stephen Stohn — to find out. Also on the docket: The girls’ favorite old Degrassi characters, their love of Degrassi alum Drake, and season 12′s heart-wrenching suicide plotline. Read more.
Marketplace, CBC – “Who’s Watching the Kids?”
Marketplace investigates illegal daycares.
The Fifth Estate, CBC – “The Unrepentant”
Linden MacIntyre stares down some of Canada’s most frightening criminals. They are dangerous, disordered personalities whose lack of guilt and shame makes them both fascinating and horrifying.
Transporter: The Series, HBO Canada – “City of Fire”
Frank is hired to bring a package from the south of France to Paris, which alerts the dogs at a vehicle checkpoint. After being chased by the police and reaching the agreed transfer point, he realizes the package he’s delivered is a bomb meant for a planned terrorist attack on the French capital. Frank must rush to find and stop Gassam (RJ Parrish), the gang leader who’ll stop at nothing to avenge his brother, accidentally killed during an identity check. After an electric first encounter, Frank can count on Mauga (Athena Karkanis), Gassam’s sister, who wants to stop her brother from committing the irreparable while Carla uses her old connections with the French secret service to protect him. The hunt for the bomb begins.
Degrassi, MuchMusic – “Bitter Sweet Symphony Part Two”
To help viewers process the impact of the episode, MuchMusic has commissioned the new half-hour special, MUCHTALKS: DEGRASSI, to air immediately following Part Two at 9:30 p.m. ET. Featuring members of the DEGRASSI cast and a panel of experts, the MUCHTALKS special offers a platform for viewers engage in a discussion about the events that transpire in the episodes. Viewers at home can get involved in the conversation at muchmusic.com/muchtalks, and follow the #MuchTalks live chat @MuchMusic on Twitter.