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Dragon's Den (CAN)Dragon's Den (CAN)
CBC, 2006 | Financial/Business, Reality, Game Show | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

Five well-to-do business execs hold the fate of several aspiring entrepreneurs in their hands as they decide in which person and product to invest their funds. This series is inspired by a British program of the same name.


The Great Canadian Baking ShowThe Great Canadian Baking Show
CBC, 2017 | Cooking/Food, Game Show
Rating: 4/5

A homegrown version of hit baking competition The Great British Bake Off. Based on the British format, the series will bring together 10 amateur bakers from across Canada to compete in a series of themed culinary challenges. In each episode, they'll face three nail-biting rounds: the Signature Bake, the Technical Bake and the Show Stopper. Each week, the competitor who shows the most skill, creativity and finesse will be named Star Baker, while the weakest will be sent home until only three finalists are left vying for the Great Canadian Baking Show title.


Fortunate SonFortunate Son
CBC, 2020 | Drama, Thriller
Rating: 3/5

Spy drama set in the social and political chaos of 1968, inspired by a true story. Pursued into Canada by the FBI, the matriarch of an American activist family helps smuggle Vietnam war deserters and draft dodgers across the border. What she doesn't know is that one of the deserters is an agent of the CIA sent to spy on her.


Shoot the MessengerShoot the Messenger
CBC, 2016 | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

A political crime thriller that centers on the complex relationships between crime reporters and the police. The series follows Daisy Channing (Elyse Levesque), a young reporter trying to balance a messy personal life with a burgeoning career. Things begin to go sideways for Daisy when she witnesses a murder she thinks is gang-related, only to find herself slowly drawn into an interconnected web of criminal and illicit sexual activity that reaches into the corridors of corporate and political power. It's the kind of story that will destroy lives, including those of her own family.


DiggstownDiggstown
CBC, 2019 | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

A legal drama set in the gritty arena of legal aid, focusing on Marcie Diggs, a star corporate lawyer who reconsiders her priorities after her beloved aunt commits suicide following a malicious prosecution. Landing at a legal aid office in Dartmouth, Marcie is driven by one thing - to never again allow innocent lives to be destroyed by the justice system.


Son of a CritchSon of a Critch
CBC, 2022 | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Based on the award-winning, best-selling memoir from Mark Critch. This new original comedy is the hilarious and very real story of 11-year-old Mark coming of age in St. John's, Newfoundland in the 80s. It's a heartfelt window into the life of a child - much older inside than his 11 years - using comedy and self-deprecation to win friends and connect with the small collection of people in his limited world.


Strange EmpireStrange Empire
CBC, 2014 | Drama, Western | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Set in 1869 Alberta-Montana border country, this series is a Western whose heroes are women. With most of the men gone, and those who remain battling for control, the women struggle to survive, to find their independence, and to build a life in which to thrive and raise families.


CaughtCaught
CBC, 2018 | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.6/5

Caught is set in 1978 and follows a young man who was caught smuggling drugs to Newfoundland. After spending five years in prison, he breaks out in order to do one last drug run in a futile attempt to shake off his past and set himself up for life. Slaney embarks on a cross-country adventure filled with fascinating characters and close calls.


Republic of DoyleRepublic of Doyle
CBC, 2010 | Comedy, Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Malachy and Jake Doyle are father and son private detectives taking on cases (and trying to keep Jake from being constantly beaten up) in St. John's, Newfoundland.


The PorterThe Porter
CBC, 2022 | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Set in the 1920s and inspired by real events, the series follows the true story of railway workers from both Canada and the United States joining together in the fight to give birth to the world's first Black union. In the midst of the struggle there are loves lives and friendships that suffer and thrive. Set primarily in Montreal, Chicago and Detroit as the world rebuilds after the First World War, The Porter focuses on the Black community in St. Antoine, Montreal - known, at the time, as the "Harlem of the North." They're young, gifted, and Black, from Canada, the Caribbean and the U.S., and they find themselves thrown together in an era that boasts anything is possible. If change isn't coming for them, they will come for it.