Everything about Played, eh?

New Thursday: Package Deal, Played


Package Deal, City – “Big Brother’s”
When Danny (Randal Edwards) learns he’s about to receive a major award for his pro bono work, his anxiety flares up thanks to a childhood award-related trauma. Ryan (Jay Malone) takes him to see his new, unorthodox therapist, Dr. Sydney Forbes (recurring guest star Pamela Anderson), but when Danny and Dr. Forbes become close friends, Ryan is sent into a tailspin of jealousy. Meanwhile, Sheldon (Harland Williams) enlists Kim’s (Julia Voth) help to teach him manners and attentiveness in hopes of winning back the girl of his dreams.

Played, CTV – “Untouchables”
Diplomatic immunity prevents the homicide police from investigating a murder which occurs at an Eastern European consulate, and the C.I.U. is called in on the case. Rebecca (Chandra West) and Maria (Lisa Marcos) try to get through to the Consular Aide (Liane Balaban), while Moreland (Vincent Walsh) and Khali (Agam Darshi) take on the forceful, eccentric Consul (Noam Jenkins). The team unravels an international network of human trafficking, but will the Consul face justice?


New Thursday: Played, Nature of Things, Doc Zone


Played, CTV – “Secrets”
Rebecca (Chandra West) finally has the informant she’s been waiting for in Angie Sarich (Camille Sullivan, MOTIVE), the accountant for elusive and powerful drug kingpin Thomas Novak (John Ralston, LIFE WITH DEREK). Angie wants to work with the C.I.U. to take Novak down and start a new life for her and her son, but a shocking connection between Rebecca and Novak puts everyone at risk.

The Nature of Things, CBC – “Where Am I?”
Explores the skills we use to find our way around. Some of us seem to always know where we are, while others rarely do. What makes the difference?

Doc Zone, CBC – “Mission Asteroid”
The asteroid threat is real. So are the heroes that can stop it. These asteroid experts will address questions about how humans could potentially live on and extract resources from asteroids. Furthermore, the documentary will show plans for space settlement and explain the gravity of the asteroid threat – but also gives hope for the future.


New Thursday: Played, Package Deal, Mr. Young, Nature of Things

Played, CTV – “Cops”
No assignment is tougher than investigating fellow officers. Daniel’s (Dwain Murphy) former Guns and Gangs unit, SMASH, is suspected of corruption. Under Daniel’s guidance, Jesse (Adam Butcher) poses as a recruit for the squad. After a brutal initiation, Jesse is accepted by SMASH leader Russell Hagler (Tye Olson), Daniel’s old mentor. As the C.I.U. closes in on the truth about SMASH, Jesse is in serious jeopardy, and in an attempt to save his colleague, Daniel makes a shocking confession.


Package Deal, City – “A Few Good Muffins”
When Kim (Julia Voth) gets into a muddy altercation with a masseuse at a day spa, Danny (Randal Edwards) represents her at trial. Kim’s stubborn pursuit of justice clashes with the realities of the law, and it looks like she’ll be convicted – until a new piece of evidence pops up that may just work in her favour. Meanwhile, Ryan (Jay Malone) meets his new therapist, Dr. Sydney Forbes (guest star Pamela Anderson, Baywatch), and becomes very uncomfortable with her unorthodox style. Meanwhile, Sheldon (Harland Williams) gets into the kids party-planning business and in order to land his first big bar mitzvah, he has to wine and dine a high-rolling client – who happens to be a 13-year-old boy.

Mr. Young, YTV – series finale
While Adam and Derby explore a hidden, underground temple in search of the fountain of youth, Tater helps Echo learn about monkey behavior, and Ivy helps Slab prepare for his first ever cover model photo shoot. All roads lead to a confrontation with a local fancy hat factory owner, who has been keeping a secret from the villagers for generations. In the end, Adam gets the gang back to Finnegan, just in time for graduation.

The Nature of Things, CBC – “Survival of the Fabulous”
Gay filmmaker Bryce Sage has had a big question on his mind ever since he came out of the closet-how is evolution compatible with the existence of gay men? There’s a lot of mystery about the biological mechanisms underlying sexual preference. Bryce sets out on a very personal journey to find out if scientists have come up with a definitive answer to this gay conundrum.


New Thursday: Played, The Nature of Things, Doc Zone


Played, CTV – “Poison”
The C.I.U. believes a bad batch of drugs is killing young hipsters at an illegal after-hours club. Trying to ignore their attraction to each other, Khali (Agam Darshi) and Jesse (Adam Butcher) go clubbing, looking for answers. Jesse thinks he can score names from the cheeky bartender Beetle (Kacey Rohl), while Khali’s undercover skills are tested when she tries to tease information from the club owner (Sebastien Roberts). But the deaths are not overdoses, they’re murders. With the killer’s gun aimed at Jesse, Khali makes an intensely emotional appeal to save his life.

The Nature of Things, CBC – “A Dog’s Life”
A Dog’s Life reveals how our best friends perceive the world – from the moment they take their first morning walk to the time they curl up at our feet to go to sleep. We accompany Daisy, a Jack Russell Terrier, through an average day and on the way discover that, while dogs are not miniature humans, they are amazingly well adapted to life with us.

Doc Zone, CBC – “The Condo Game”
Goes behind the scenes to reveal what is fueling the remarkable condo-building boom in Toronto (North America’s biggest condo market). The film also looks back at Vancouver’s ‘leaky condo’ scandal and the lessons learned from that experience – one that led to reforms and a rethink about condo development in that city.


New Thursday: Played, Nature of Things, Doc Zone


Played, CTV – “Cars”
Maria (Lisa Marcos) shows nerves of steel edging her way into an auto-theft ring that specializes in brutality and luxury cars. However, she’s not nearly as brave in her private romantic life. On the play, she risks her safety and that of her colleagues by trusting one of the gang members (Jake Croker, THE KILLING) with her true identity.

The Nature of Things, CBC – “Untangling Alzheimer’s”
David Suzuki has a very personal interest in the disease of Alzheimer’s because his mother, aunt and two uncles died of it. We join David on an intimate journey as he explores the newest breakthroughs in understanding this devastating disease as well as his own chances of contracting the cruel condition.

Doc Zone, CBC – “Bite Me: The Bed Bug Invasion”
Cimex lectularius, mahogany flat, redcoat, bed bug. Call them what you like, these bloodsuckers can really get under your skin – literally!