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.
Dragons’ Den, CBC
A second time entrepreneur needs a Dragon partner for some heavy lifting; a natural product causes a stink in the Den; and an exercise pitch stretches a Dragon thin. Plus, a pair hopes for a smooth ride to an investment.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “Hook, Line and Sinker”
Jake takes a relaxed fishing trip with Mal and Des only to uncover a murder mystery in the woods with two unlikely hunters. Des helps a shaken hitchhiker who may know more than she’s saying. Rose runs into a notorious frenemy, who has dark plans for Sloan. Leslie and Callum team up on a case. Des keeps a secret from the Doyles which backfires in a surprising development. Guest Stars: Shannon Tweed, Paulino Nunes, Ennis Esmer, Sophie Simmons, Ryan Robbins, Lola Tash, Rachel Skarsten, Mal Dassin.
Dragons’ Den, CBC – “Student Special”
In the Student Special the Dragons show off their best dance moves; an elementary idea targets a mess in the Den; and a high pitched pitch, sneaks by the Dragons. Plus, a pitch shows the Dragons that with hard work, entrepreneurship has no age restriction.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “Missing”
A memory-addled Jake has must fill in the blanks from the night before when Sloan goes missing and her worried aunt, Patti (Serinda Swan) seeks his help. Mal and Des get tangled up with dangerous thug as Des avoids an awkward confrontation with Tinny. Jake and Leslie come to a crossroads in their relationship and finally make a decision regarding their future. Guest Stars: Serinda Swan, Lola Tash, Matt Bois, Adrian G. Griffiths, Scott McCord
Dragons’ Den, CBC
A search for a deal is underway; when it rains in the Den, it pours; and a family favourite pleases the Dragons’ taste buds. Plus; a team effort gets props in the Den.
Republic of Doyle, CBC
The Works – Eccentric novelist Garrison Steele (Victor Garber) returns and pulls the Doyles into an unusual murder investigation which resembles one of his novels. Tinny moves on from Grayson but must deal with the fallout from both Grayson and Des. Jake zeroes in on a new enemy. Leslie tries to come to terms with the sudden change in her life. Guest stars: Victor Garber, Ryan Robbins, Laura Mennell, Laura Miyata, Jonathan Keltz, Lola Tash.
Ice Pilots NWT, History
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Ice Pilots NWT, History – season premiere
As the coldest winter in decades grips Yellowknife, everyone at Buffalo faces the huge challenge of keeping the aging fleet in the air. A landing gear collapse sends the entire crew scrambling, tensions run high as green co-pilots make dangerous mistakes, and a longtime member of the Buffalo family leaves for good.
Dragons’ Den, CBC
An established business tries to wheel a deal; a pitcher horses around in the Den; and a tasty treat sparks a bidding war. Plus, a men’s shoe company tries to measure up to the Dragons’ expectations.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “Gun For Hire”
Troublemaker Martin Poole (Nicholas Campbell) comes back and Jake and Mal have no choice but to contend with a determined hitman when a man’s life is on the line. Tinny makes a big decision about her personal life. Guest stars: Nicholas Campbell, Ryan Robbins, Jonathan Keltz, Claire Rankin, Steve Bacic, Mishka Thebaud.