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When filthy-rich video store magnate Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy), his soap star wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara), and their two kids - über-hipster son David (Dan Levy) and socialite daughter Alexis (Annie Murphy) - suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small, depressing town they once bought as a joke. With their pampered lives now abandoned, they must confront their new-found poverty and discover what it means to be a family, all within the rural city limits of their new home.
An original comedy series created by and starring Catherine Reitman that tests the modern ideal that women really can have it all. When longtime friends Kate and Anne, meet Jenny and Frankie in a judgmental mommies' group, the four quickly band together and form an unlikely friendship. The series follows the struggles of these four urban moms, providing a raw and honest look at how they juggle love, careers, and parenthood. Whether it be dealing with terrible coworkers, insatiable babies, postpartum depression, or sexual awakenings - they make it to the end of each day with humour and sometimes even a drop of grace.
Heartland follows a family as they navigate the challenges of managing a ranch for abused horses that is on the brink of financial ruin.
Based on the best-selling novels by Lauren Brooke, the series explores the highs and lows of life on the ranch and the bonds that form between the family and the horses they care for.
This is the funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family, running a convenience store in downtown Toronto. Mr. and Mrs. Kim ('Appa' and 'Umma') immigrated to Toronto in the 80's to set up shop near Regent Park and had two kids, Jung and Janet who are now young adults. However, when Jung was 16, he and Appa had a major falling out involving a physical fight, stolen money and Jung leaving home. Father and son have been estranged since.
Jenny Cooper, a former ER doctor and newly appointed coroner, investigates suspicious deaths. Suffering from anxiety and recently widowed with a teenage son, Jenny is a woman of action.
Driven by an intense desire for the truth, Jenny's character is developed through her work and personal life. The series follows her journey as she navigates the world of death investigation.
A detective in Victorian Toronto uses advanced forensics to solve crimes. He's aided by a female coroner fighting for recognition. Based on books by Maureen Jennings.
The series follows Detective Murdoch as he navigates the social and technological changes of the late 19th century. With the help of his colleagues, including the tenacious Dr. Ogden, he solves a variety of intriguing cases.
Anne with an E
Anne is a coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890's, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly spinster and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.
Burden of Truth
Burden of Truth follows a big city lawyer as she returns to her hometown to take on a seemingly simple case, but ends up in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls.
Kristin Kreuk stars in this legal drama that explores the complexities of small town life and the power dynamics at play in the justice system.
Wild Cards (2024)
Wild Cards follows the unlikely duo of a gruff, sardonic cop and a spirited, clever con woman. Ellis, a demoted detective, has unfortunately spent the last year on the maritime unit, while Max has been living a transient life elaborately scamming everyone she meets. But when Max gets arrested and ends up helping Ellis solve a local crime, the two are offered the opportunity to redeem themselves, with Ellis going back to detective and Max staying out of jail. The catch? They have to work together, with each using their unique skills to solve crimes. For Ellis, that means hard-boiled shoe leather police work; for Max, it means accents, schemes and generally befriending everyone in sight, while driving Ellis absolutely nuts. Against the backdrop of beautiful Vancouver - with all its unique, charming, and even contradictory neighbourhoods and subcultures - the two will have to learn what it means to trust another person and maybe actually become partners.
The story of Alias Grace follows Grace Marks, a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott, was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery, in 1843. James was hanged while Grace was sentenced to life imprisonment. Grace became one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of 1840s Canada for her supposed role in the sensational double murder, and was eventually exonerated after 30 years in jail. Her conviction was controversial, and sparked much debate about whether Grace was actually involved in the murder, or merely an unwitting accessory.The mini is inspired by the historical true story of convicted murderer Grace Marks and based on Margaret Atwood's novel.