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.
From Samantha Sobolewski of TV Guide Canada:
A Doyle-ful ‘Murdoch Mysteries’
Could there be anything more heartwarming than an inter-CBC crossover between the beloved families of Murdoch Mysteries and Republic of Doyle? Perhaps a Venti-sized hot chocolate with extra whip. But I doubt even that could be sweeter than Monday’s action-packed episode of Murdoch Mysteries featuring the one and only Allan Hawco. Continue reading.
From Scott Stinson of the National Post:
Celebrating the Can-combo of Republic of Doyle and Murdoch Mysteries
But with Murdoch and Doyle both having been around long enough to have become maybe a bit too familiar, and with both part of the public broadcaster’s drama stable, Mitchell says it seemed like a good time to try something different. “It’s a nice sort of craven publicity grab,” he says. Continue reading.
Murdoch Mysteries, CBC – “Republic of Murdoch”
When a traveller is found dead in his hotel room clutching an ancient map, it leads Murdoch and Crabtree to the Colony of Newfoundland. There, a flinty character named Jacob Doyle (Allan Hawco) becomes Murdoch’s prime suspect. As he delves deeper into the case, Murdoch uncovers bitter feuds and promises of riches that reveal the true motive behind the murder.
Cracked, CBC – “Voices”
When the Property Manager at a seedy Parkdale tenement house winds up murdered, things take a strange turn when a resident with schizophrenia appears with the murder weapon, claiming the devil told him where it was. The team need to sort fact from delusion in their quest for the truth, a quest that leads deep into a terrifying nightmare. Guest stars: Natalie Brown, Noah Reid.
From a media release:
CBC DELIVERS A DOUBLE DOSE OF DRAMA WITH TWO CROSSOVER EPISODES OF HIT SERIES MURDOCH MYSTERIES AND REPUBLIC OF DOYLE
- Allan Hawco guest stars as Jake Doyle’s early ancestor on MURDOCH MYSTERIES, November 25
- Yannick Bisson becomes a modern day Murdoch on REPUBLIC OF DOYLE, January 29
CBC delivers more primetime drama as hit series MURDOCH MYSTERIES and REPUBLIC OF DOYLE deliver two crossover episodes featuring stars Yannick Bisson and Allan Hawco as they swap series in guest starring roles. Tune -in and learn more about the Doyle clans roots as Allan Hawco guest stars as Jake Doyle’s great-great-grandfather on period crime drama MURDOCH MYSTERIES, Monday, November 25 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT). Then, Murdoch takes a modern twist as Yannick Bisson plays a present day police officer on REPUBLIC OF DOYLE airing Wednesday, January 29 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT).
In Republic of Murdoch, when a traveller is found dead in his hotel room clutching an ancient map, it leads Murdoch and Crabtree (Jonny Harris) to the Colony of Newfoundland. There, a flinty character named Jacob Doyle (Allan Hawco) becomes Murdoch’s prime suspect. As he delves deeper into the case, Murdoch uncovers bitter feuds and promises of riches that reveal the true motive behind the murder. Set in Toronto during the early 1900s, MURDOCH MYSTERIES follows Detective Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) as he uses unusual forensic techniques for the time to solve some of the city’s most gruesome murders.
In If The Shoe Fits Des (Mark O’Brien) buys the contents of an unclaimed storage locker and finds a rather unexpected surprise inside. Then, a strange kidnapping case leads Jake and Des (Mark O’Brien) to cross paths with Toronto cop Bill Murdoch (Yannick Bisson), but Jake’s suspicious of the mainland officer when it appears he isn’t telling them the whole truth. REPUBLIC OF DOYLE stars Allan Hawco as the charming and bold detective Jake Doyle, who struggles daily to navigate the complications of running the family P.I. business while keeping his very volatile private life in check.