From network episode descriptions:
Ha!ifax Comedy Festival, CBC
Episode 1: Series’ host Mark Critch kicks off the 19th Season of Ha!ifax Comedy Fest! Greg Proops goes to Ireland and Pete Zedlacher wants to know what’s with the luggage store at the airport. With appearances by…Cathy Jones, Mike MacDonald, Dave Hemstad, Kelly Taylor, Keith Pedro, Orny Adams, Leland Klassen, Nathan Macintosh, and Jean Paul.
Episode 2: International award-winning master of misery Jeremy Hotz says he’s moving slower these days; Pete Zedlacher goes to the gym in Afghanistan, and Derek Edwards wonders why people from Halifax are called Haligonians. Also appearing, Tim Nutt, Nile Seguin, Mike Delamont, Leland Klassen, DeAnne Smith, Dave Hemstad, Greg Proops and Nathan Macintosh.
Rise of the Machines, Discovery – “Mega Lift Ship”
The 50,000-ton Mega Lift Ship – the Dockwise MV Treasure – is longer than two football fields and packs the power of 80 Hummers. The steel giant carries a 13,000-ton oilrig from Singapore to the Gulf of Mexico, passing through busy shipping channels and around rocky peninsulas, battling ferocious storms across two oceans. This episode follows her elite crew on the epic voyage and unlocks the engineering secrets of the ship.
Airshow, Discovery – season finale
Over the Bay of San Francisco, Donna Flynn battles fog, birds, and the pressure of millions of airshow fans to pull off her biggest show of the season. In Québec, tension builds between Carol and Marcus at their final show of the season. Super Dave begins to question his new airshow partner. And at the NASCAR track in Dallas, Pete fights to make a comeback in the Red Bull Air Races.
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