Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today its programming schedule for the 2015 fall season including a roster of new dramas, comedies, and movies as well as returning favourites and popular original programs.
The fall schedule kicks off on Sunday, September 6 with a two and a half hour Coronation Street mini-marathon. Then, prepare for a full British invasion every Sunday beginning September 20 with five straight current episodes of Coronation Street followed by never before described episodes of Downton Abbey.
Fans of medical programs can tune in to see Hugh Laurie as an eccentric medical genius in House, M.D. or catch the Canadian supernatural medical drama Saving Hope. For those more intrigued by crime solving and courtroom battles, the first season of Law and Order: SVU debuts on AMI-tv while all new Murdoch Mysteries returns for season nine. Other returning favourites include Matlock and new seasons of both W5 and The Fifth Estate while additional Canadian programs include Degrassi: The Next Generation and Trailer Park Boys.
Weekend movies will continue with Friday Night Lights, Ray and Inside Man among those lined up for the coming year and sports fans can enjoy an exciting September as the red hot Blue Jays continue to fight for a playoff spot with AMI’s live described Major League Baseball.
AMI is also proud to continue to produce engaging and entertaining original programming as AMI This Week returns with a fresh new look while Sports Access, Four Senses and Canada in Perspective are all back for brand new seasons.
He’s Mr. Cheeley in Mr. D, J-Roc in Trailer Park Boys, Chester in Call Me Fitz, and to some of us he’ll also always be that kid Jonathan from Street Cents. You could win a 15-minute chat with the guy Mike Clattenburg called always “the funniest guy in the room.”
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Just over the past couple of years alone, in addition to winning a Canadian Screen Award playing Robert Cheeley on Mr. D., he was the host of Wipeout Canada and TV with TV’s Jonathan Torrens on TVTropolis, on which – in addition to hosting – he serves as writer/producer/director. He was also part of the multi-award winning sitcom Call Me Fitz on HBO Canada.
Before that, Torrens was seen as “Gerald” on Spike TV’s popular reality show parody Joe Schmo 2. Hosting stints include both The Kids Are in Charge for the Travel Channel U.S. and Popularity Contest for CMT U.S., as well as co-anchoring and reporting on Reality Remix, Fox’s Reality Channel’s daily flagship show, and making frequent appearances on the E! Network’s popular 50 Most…clip shows.
He’s been dropping rhymes for years as J-Roc on the infectious Trailer Park Boys. His work on five seasons (225 episodes) of Jonovision earned a total of 7 Gemini Award nominations.
Oh… and there was about a decade’s worth of Street Cents that EVERYONE growing up in 90’s Canada remembers.
He’s also currently co-hosting a podcast with Our Lady Peace’s Jeremy Taggart called Canadianity.