The Rick Mercer Report (8 p.m./8:30 NT): Tonight Rick is at the speedway in Brighton, Ontario where he participates in the Eve of Destruction by driving a trailer in a high speed race until it’s demolished. He is also in Calgary at the High Country Carriage Club for the horse and carriage races, a sport Prince Philip developed.
22 Minutes (8:30 p.m./9 NT): Check out a new episode of 22 Minutes, CBC-TVâ€™s award-winning, record-breaking Canadian comedy institution.
Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays (9 p.m./9:30 NT): Having a fear of bridges and living in Ottawa is a serious handicap which David (Bob Martin) attempts to help Michael (Matt Watts) overcome. Michael is seriously not ready for this exposure.
As part of the divorce settlement, Davidâ€™s ex-wife, Stacia (Melody A Johnson), offers him the country house. Before selling it, he takes Sammy (Jennifer Irwin) there for an idyllic getaway. Heavenly turns hellish when Sammy finds out David still hasnâ€™t told Michael about the book. In their own ways, both Dr. Wasserman (Edward Asner) and Sammy worry about Davidâ€™s dependency on his patient and push him to tell Michael about the book.
The Debaters (9:30 p.m./10 NT): Do it Yourself. It’s true that self reliance is a good thing, but when it comes to home repair, is DIY really such a good idea? Andrew Younghusband and David Pryde. Cirque du Soleil. Is it the greatest show on earth? Debaters: Derek Seguin and Rebecca Kohler