Lost Girl, Showcase – “Hail, Hale”
Chaos strikes during a daring attack on The Dal, leaving the fate of one of the gang in the balance. Meanwhile, The Morrigan leaps on the opportunity to ignite the tensions between Light and Dark… catching Kenzi and Hale in the crossfire.
Heartland, CBC – “Under Pressure” season finale
With the threat of losing Phoenix looming over their heads, things become even more complicated at Heartland when Georgie gets a surprise visit from her brother Jeff.
Dragons’ Den, CBC
A new step in the world of women’s footwear; eyeglass entrepreneurs hope the Dragons will flip for their product; and a bicycle innovation hopes to wheel out of the den with a deal. Plus, the dragons get revved up over a ride share business.
Republic of Doyle, CBC – “Gimme Shelter”
Mal and Rose try to keep an old friend safe and find out what kind of business he’s really into. Jake is laid up with a bad injury and his medication causes some strange dreams. Guests stars: Gordon Pinsent, Michelle Nolden, Rachel Wilson, Michael Hogan, Dylan Scott Smith, Amy Sloan.
From Tony Wong of the Toronto Star:
Thanks to Mad Men, Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Sunday is the new Thursday
The Bible and Vikings both airing on Sundays on History have been huge hits for the broadcaster. Lost Girl also remains a Sunday draw for Showcase, to be joined by the season two premiere of Continuum in April. And of course, there is Big Brother Canada Sunday nights on Slice. Read more.
From Tom Gardiner of Three If By Space:
Orphan Black 102 “Instinct” Recap & Review – Answers and Questions
Episode two wastes no time placing us right back in the action at the very moment where the explosive premiere left us hanging. The mystery gets even more complicated, the tension is amped up, and Sarah meets even more “identicals.” Read more.
From Meredith Jacobs of the Examiner:
‘Orphan Black’ ‘Instinct’ review: The plot thickens
Orphan Black” is the show to watch Saturday nights, and that continued to be true with the Saturday, April 6 installment, episode 2, “Instinct,” in which Sarah began to get a better idea of just how many look-alikes are out there of her. Read more.
Orphan Black: shockingly Canadian, shockingly alright.
So far, I am really intrigued Orphan Black. I like the concept and I like Sarah’s actor, Tatiana Maslany. Tatiana does a really great job of portraying the wayward, rough-around-the-edges Sarah and seems pretty confident taking acting risks. For a Canadian-made show with a Canadian cast, this show is pretty edgy. There’s sex, full nudity (I can’t remember the last time, outside of Queer as Folk, that I saw a character’s totally naked ass on Canadian television) violence, graphically detailed corpses, sex work, cocaine… really, the list goes on. Read more.
From Ilan Mester of the Canadian Jewish News:
Ex-Torontonian stars in breakout City hit
He owes a lot of his passion for film and TV to his parents, who held regular movie nights on Saturdays when he was growing up. They’d often rent a movie, order pizza and have a picnic on the floor. Those movie nights introduced him to comedy greats such as Steve Martin, John Candy and Martin Short at a very early age. Read more.
Rosie O’Donnell comes to ‘Bomb Girls’
It didn’t take much to convince Rosie O’Donnell to play a rabble-rousing reporter on the Global series Bomb Girls. First of all, the invite came from her good friend Meg Tilly, who stars as munitions factory boss Lorna Corbett on the made-in-Toronto series. Then there was the female-focused subject matter, which brought to mind another war-era tale about women establishing new roles for themselves outside the home. Read more.
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