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Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Schitt’s Creek, Mr. D

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Rick goes to Gravenhurst, Ontario, for the annual Winter Carnival and tries bed racing and puddle jumping on a frozen lake and then heads to Quebec to learn about the unique game of kin-ball where teams vie to keep a giant ball in motion.

22 Minutes, CBC
An all new episode of 22 Minutes features a toboggan ride with Toronto Mayor, John Tory; the Toronto Tunnel reviewed by “Love It or List It” hosts, Hilary and David; and Canadians joining ISIS.

Schitt’s Creek, CBC – “Carl’s Funeral”
Johnny reluctantly agrees to speak at the funeral of a local man he doesn’t really know. Alexis struggles with her new boyfriend’s love of animals.

Mr. D, CBC – “Corporal Punishment”
Gerry’s father Francis visits Xavier, and Gerry decides to take a page from his father’s book when dealing with an insubordinate student. Simon runs away from home, and Trudy uncovers another piece of Malik’s mysterious past.

Rick Mercer Report, Degrassi, Call Me Fitz, Orphan Black among winners of Canadian Screen Awards

From a media release:

Academy announces 2015 Canadian Screen Awards Winners in Drama, Children’s or Youth, Comedy and Variety

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce that 48 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS were presented tonight in Drama, Children’s or Youth, Comedy and Variety categories. This Canadian Screen Awards Gala was hosted tonight by comedian Darrin Rose at the Sheraton Centre Toronto.

Four previously announced Academy Special Awards were also presented tonight to:

  • Insight Productions Company Ltd for the Academy Icon Award
  • Tassie Cameron for the Margaret Collier Award sponsored by Halfire Entertainment
  • Paul Gross for the Earle Grey Award
  • George Anthony for the Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute

2015 Canadian Screen Awards – Wednesday, February 25, 2015
WINNERS BY CATEGORY OF ACHIEVEMENT
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Ratings: Top 30 of January 26 to February 1

From Numeris:

Top Programs – Total Canada 
#15 Masterchef Canada – 1.569 million
#17 Book of Negroes – 1.501 million
#18 Murdoch Mysteries – 1.463 million
#20 Saving Hope – 1.413 million
#29 Rick Mercer Report – 1.085 million
#30 Dragons’ Den – 1.065 million

Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Schitt’s Creek, Mr. D

22 Minutes, CBC
This week on 22 Minutes a special Ottawa episode featuring Thomas Mulcair: The Musical; and an insider’s tour of Parliament Hill.

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Rick goes to Ottawa to help set a Guinness World Record for making the most snowmen in an hour before going to the new velodrome in Milton, ON, to join cyclists training for the upcoming Parapan Am games.

Schitt’s Creek, CBC – “Wine and Roses”
Moira is hired as the spokesperson for a local winery. Alexis gets a little too close to Mutt, while David struggles with a mysterious health problem.

Mr. D, CBC – “Callaghan’s Daughter”
Callaghan’s daughter is in town visiting, and after seeing her old graduation photo, Gerry wants take her out on a date. Bobbi takes the lead on a photoshoot for Xavier’s new marketing campaign, and Robert cracks down on dress code violations.