Everything about This Hour Has 22 Minutes, eh?

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Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Degrassi, Why Horror?

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Rick helps with the wheat harvest at a family farm in Camrose, Alberta and then heads to Barrington, Nova Scotia for a lesson in log-rolling.

22 Minutes, CBC
Toronto Maple Leaf Joffrey Lupul and Mark Critch get game ready; legendary correspondent Babe Bennett returns with her views on reproduction.

Degrassi, MTV – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
In the Season 14 premiere of DEGRASSI, Clare has a serious dilemma that will affect her entire future and confides in Alli. Zoë sees red when Becky tells her she’s too much of a distraction for the power cheer team. It’s time for Zoë to bring Becky down, literally. Miles and Tristan are getting close, but with his campaign in full swing, Mr. Hollingsworth is worried his son’s behaviour could damage his political prospects. An upset Miles decides to take annoying his father to a whole new level.

Why Horror? documentary, Super Channel
Why Horror? includes in-depth conversations with international horror filmmakers such as George A. Romero, Takashi Shimizu, Alexandre Aja, Ben Wheatley, Alex de la Iglesia and Canadian scare Queens Jen and Sylvia Soska, as well as countless other writers, historians, scientists and psychologists.

Ratings: Week of October 13

From Bill Brioux:

The week in Canada: Oct. 13 – 19
CBC saw it’s top drama, Murdoch Mysteries, pull 1,029,000 on a Thanksgiving Monday. Strange Empire followed at 9 with 312,000. Continue reading.

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Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Bachelor Canada

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Rick joins a Dalhousie University project tagging sharks in the ocean off Halifax and then he goes flour bombing with the Kingston Flying Club in Kingston, ON.

22 Minutes, CBC
NDP Leader, Thomas Mulcair and Calgary’s Mayor, Naheed Nenshi make special guest appearances.

Bachelor Canada, City
Bachelor Tim and the ladies visit Tuscany to experience the ultimate in romance…but when Bachelorette’s shocking indiscretion steals centre stage, Tim is left wondering who is here for the wrong reasons.

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Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Bachelor Canada

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Tonight Rick goes on a date with Jann Arden in Edmonton. They try paint balling and Rick discovers what it’s like being her tour manager. Rick also turns up at Fredericton’s annual New Brunswick Exhibition where he goes harness racing and learns how to carve with a chainsaw.

22 Minutes, CBC
Mary Walsh guest stars reprising beloved characters and Quebec town that wants to become part of Newfoundland & Labrador.

The Bachelor Canada, City
Bachelor Tim brings the six remaining bachelorettes – April Brockman, Dominique, Kaylynn, Lisa, Sachelle, and Trisha – to his hometown of Toronto to give them a glimpse into his life. Intimate connections abound and a jaw-dropping amusement park date has them all on a roller coaster of emotions. Later, the unexpected return of a former bachelorette leaves both Tim and the girls reeling.

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Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Max & Shred

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Tonight Rick checks out Vancouver’s Harbour Air, the largest all seaplane operation in the world and helps land a plane on a glacial lake. Then he heads to Drummond, New Brunswick to do some face first rappelling.

22 Minutes, CBC
The 22nd season premier of Canada’s longest-running satire show sees Canada’s favourite fake-news anchors “clarify” the headlines like the war in Iraq, tax snitches and fear of Ebola.

Max & Shred, YTV – series premiere
Max & Shred is a buddy comedy about the unlikely friendship that forms when easygoing superstar snowboarder, Max Asher, moves in with anxious academic, Alvin Ackerman and his family. The show centres on the boys’ odd couple relationship as they help and hinder each other through the trials of teenage life. Abby, Alvin’s driven older sister, and Howie, Alvin’s super smart eight-year-old protégé aid the boys in their adventures. Each half hour multi-cam episode will comically highlight the challenges of the young science whiz living with a celebrity athlete in the bustling ski town of Blizzard Springs.