Earlier this month, we asked which three Canadian television series you were most excited about returningâ€”congratulations Murdoch Mysteries fansâ€”and now it’s time to gauge interest in the rookies stepping up to bat over the next two months.
From Canadian comfort food to spies, from Tornado Hunters to Ice Racers, which three (3) new programs are you planning to watch? We’ve included summaries of each series below the choices to help you decide; check out our handy calendars to see when they debut.
(Vote by clicking the box next to your three choices and then selecting the Vote box to the right of Tornado Hunters.)
Which new Canadian fall TV shows are you planning to watch?
Tornado Hunters, CMT (54%, 344 Votes)
Crash Gallery, CBC (10%, 66 Votes)
The Romeo Section, CBC (8%, 48 Votes)
Ice Racer Showdown, CMT (7%, 42 Votes)
This Life, CBC (6%, 41 Votes)
Keeping Canada Alive, CBC (6%, 38 Votes)
Great Canadian Cookbook, Food Network (5%, 33 Votes)
Incredible Food Race, Food Network (4%, 24 Votes)
Total Voters: 482
Crash Gallery In this competition program, a trio of Canadian artists have just minutes to create an original piece of art using outrageous mediums in front of an audience who vote for the best piece. Hosted by the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Sean O’Neill.
Great Canadian Cookbook
Celebrity chef Lynn Crawford and Carnival Eats host Noah Cappe travel across the country, meeting Canadians who are passionate about the local dishes they prepare and celebrating the cultural mosaic of those recipes.
Ice Racer Showdown
Five drivers risk life and limb race vehicles through an icy obstacle course. Hosted by The Road Hammers’ Clayton Bellamy.
The Incredible Food Race ET Canada‘s Rick Campanelli and celebrity chef Corbin Tomaszeski star in this culinary competition where two Canadian families competeÂ to create a kid-approved meal.
Keeping Canada Alive
Narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, this documentary series spotlights a 24-hour period in Canada’s health care system.
The Romeo Section
Created by Chris Haddock (Intelligence, Da Vinci’s Inquest), The Romeo Section explores the life of Wolfgang McGee (Andrew Airlie), a professor who secretly manages a group of spies. Jemmy Chen, Juan Riedinger, Stephanie Bennett and Eugene Lipinski also star.
Adapted from the French series, Nouvelle Adresse, This Life stars Torri Higginson as Natalie Lawson, a lifestyle columnist and single mother whose cancer diagnosis affects her and her family. Lauren Lee Smith, Christopher Turner, Rick Roberts, Rachael Crawford and Peter MacNeill also star.
Cameras capture Greg Johnson, Chris Chittick and Ricky Forbes as their put their lives in danger to capture study North America’s tornadoes.