From a media release (I’m including Canadian series only):
Key returning 2008 Canadian highlights include the #1 new drama series* THE GUARD; and #1 new Canadian comedy series ‘DA KINK IN MY HAIR. (BBM-NMR National Meter Data, Adults 18-49, Sept 10/07-May 25/08)
GLOBAL PRIMETIME 2008 – DAY-AT-A-GLANCE
All times EST. SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
10pm The Guard (Season 2)
7pm Global Currents (Season 3)
MID-SEASON: ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING (Global)
- THE ANIMATED ADVENTURES OF BOB AND DOUG MACKENZIE (30 minutes; animated)
- COLD BLOOD (10 x 1 hour; documentary)
- HOWIE DO IT (30 minutes; comedy)
- XIII (2 x 2 hour; drama)
- THE LAST TEMPLAR (2 x 2 hour; drama)
- PROJECT RUNWAY CANADA Season 2 (1 hour; reality)
MID-SEASON ORIGINAL SERIES (E!)
- PRODUCING PARKER (animation)
MIXED BLESSINGS / Tuesdays at 9 pm repeating Wednesdays at 2:30 am, Fridays at 8:30 pm and Sundays at 8 pm ET/PT
Mixed Blessings is a dramatic comedy series that explores the lives of a blended family in small town Canada. Hank, a third generation Ukrainian with two teenagers, and Ruby, a Cree woman with four kids, ages 6 to 16, set up house together in a northern Alberta community. As they fumble to fuse their lives together, will the kids and the town rip them apart?
CLOSER TO HOME / Tuesdays at 9:30pm repeating Wednesdays at 3 am and Saturdays at 2:30 pm and 9 pm ET/PT
This television series takes us onto reserves across Canada to experience housing from a First Nations point of view. Hosted by acclaimed First Nations actor and home builder, Wayne Baker, six new half-hour episodes deliver relevant “how-to” advice on a range of housing issues catered to Aboriginal people living on-reserve.
RABBIT FALL / Fridays at 7:30 pm repeating Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 1 am and 8:30 pm ET/PT
Tara Wheaton (Andrea Menard) is assigned the town of Rabbit Fall’s most benign cases – from noise violations to neighborhood pranks – but instinct tells her that the bizarre lurks in the everyday. Her nagging intuition leads her from ordinary crimes into the darkest corners of Rabbit Fall, where she uncovers the town’s gravest secrets and begins to suspect there is an underlying mystery at work.
renegadepress.com / Wednesdays at 5 pm, Fridays at 5 pm and Sundays at 6:30 pm ET/PT
2006 Gemini Award winner and 2007 ACT Award of Excellence winner!
renegadepress.com follows the story of Aboriginal teenager Jack Sinclair (Bronson Pelletier) and his best friend Zoey Jones (Ksenia Solo) who are determined to expose what’s really going on in the lives of today’s youth by using their teen-generated e-zine ‘renegadepress.com’ as their platform.