Battle of the Blades Results
Legendary NHL scorer Bryan Trottier will be the Guest Judge on BATTLE OF THE BLADES and one of Canada’s figure skating icons, Brian Orser, will sit in for Resident Judge, Jeremy Roenick, on Sunday, October 16 at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) and the elimination episode on Monday, October 17 at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT).
“The Spy Whisperer” – Alex reveals top-secret feelings for a co-worker while under anesthetic at the dentist. Burt finds N’udu’s Ligerian birth certificate, which contains life-changing information.
“Born This Way” – Brent is failing to jive with the new River Rock. Erica returns to her high school days in order to help an exchange student fit in.
From Bill Brioux of Toronto.com:
- Don Cherry helps Hockey Night in Canada to a Top 3 finish behind only Big Bang and House
Here’s how they all played out across Canada in prime time among adults 2+ the week of Oct. 3 to 9, according to overnight estimates: Read more.
This week our guest is InSecurity creator Kevin White, who talks about what’s new for season two. We also talk about the fate of his other co-creation, the newly cancelled Dan For Mayor. But first, Diane Wild and Mike Vardy, sitting in for Anthony again, talk about the crazy world of Canadian TV:
- King season 2 is in production
- Canada Sings is casting for season 2
- Ed Asner joins Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Sanctuary is returning October 7 and this week also sees the premieres of That’s So Weird, Property Brothers, and Sidekick
- Mr. Young has invaded the US and Latin America
- Transporter’s seen some on-set turmoil
- And the CRTC’s been busy, approving a karaoke channel, deciding it won’t regulate Netflix, and heading to the supreme court over the “tv tax”
- Speaking of Netflix, Mike mentions a great RSS feed to discover what’s new
- Mike Vardy can be found at vardy.me and on Twitter here and here.
- Diane Wild can be found here at TV, eh? and on Twitter here and here.
From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
- Why is Dr. House in the big house?
InSecurity (CBC, 8:30 p.m.) is back and, maybe my memory of the first season is dubious, but it looks a lot better. A spoof of the Canadian spy world when it began, it now seems more focused on being a deadpan workplace comedy. Deadpan-goofy, that is. Read more.