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Stephanie and Sam are parents of four whose financial priorities are very different. Sam's need to have the biggest and best of everything has led to financial chaos, as Sam pursues what he calls "the Wow Factor. Despite the fact that the family has already lost one home, and may be on the brink of losing another, Sam seems oblivious to the toll his actions are taking on his wife and children. While Stephanie tries her best, she's ultimately left with some very tough choices to make.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Newlyweds Shannon and Colin started their marriage off in an unusual way “ as an engaged couple, they purchased a brand new home and made the mortgage payments for eight months while still living separately in their parents' homes. Once they moved in, Shannon's desire for the the lifestyle of a couple twice their age led them to some expensive choices, and now it's all catching up to them. Amongst other things, the young pair argue about how much debt they're actually in: Shannon says it's about $30,000, while Colin insists the sum is only $25,000. Whatever the sum, one thing they can agree on is that "having become accustomed to certain lifestyles in a rent free environment, they're now finding it difficult to give up their free spending ways. They admit they're in way over their heads. Besieged by the escalating payments, they want a way out that won't cost them everything they (don't) own. They lack the tools, expertise and perhaps even the will power to manage on their own and the


TV-PG (30 MIN)

How your messy desk can get you fired, the hot new trend¦the scientific vacation, preventing lip wrinkles and the dangers of deer invading airports.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

The big lie for an airline upgrade, the science behind "new baby smell, eye movements that say a woman is interested in you and the benefits of dating a middle child.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

From the massive moai of Easter Island, to the problems that come with the development of the world's biggest cities, to a closer look at how short and tall differ around the world.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

From coastlines that weren't, to the many runner up capitals of America, flushing gators down the toilet, throwing rice at birds, running from bears, pink as the go to color for boys, and the tallest nations in the world.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Rocco brings his cousin Ron into the Now Eat This kitchen to help him commit to healthier living, by creating dishes Ron loves, that are also good for his body. On the menu: Penne alla Bolognese and Eggplant Parmigiano in a low fat marinara sauce, all for under 345 calories.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Rocco shows us, and the Hoboken Fire Department, it's possible to eat like a man but still be healthy. Rocco creates fast, healthy versions of the foods these guys love, such as pork chops, chicken and rice jambalaya and Rocco's savory shrimp tostada for fewer than 250 calories..


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Our lovely ladies put their libido on the line as they cook up some steamy recipes from The New Intercourses: an Aphrodisiac Cookbook. Then Anna and Kristina become reluctant guinnea pigs in an experiment in sexual attraction to find out whether oysters are truly aphrodisiacs.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Anna and Kristina are testing Giada de Laurentis' Everyday Italian cookbook, preparing a whole whack of recipes for an award-winning Italian chef “ and his extended family! When a food processor test at the Particle Accelerator goes awry, will there be a meltdown?


TV-G (30 MIN)

Anna's been asked to judge a pie baking contest for the town's local food festival, and this episode of Fresh is all about pie inspired recipes! Anna stops by the Williams Apple Orchard to pick ingredients for her Country Apple Pie. Next she creates a Potato Bisque with bacon and cheddar and her specialty, Anna's Tourtiere. Anna delivers her meal to her fellow judges before the pie tasting begins!


TV-G (30 MIN)

For the past eight years Anna has participated in the Eat to the Beat breast cancer fundraiser event. This event is all about healthy foods like Anna's Blueberry Muffins, and elegant hors d'oeuvres like Turkey and Trimming Pinwheels, and Squash and Cheddar Soufflés. See Anna in her full chef whites as this stunning event unfolds.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Indulging in a taste of the Caribbean at this World Famous Carnival. We team up with a Trinidadian Family responsible for feeding the very large crowds on Festival Day.


TV-G (30 MIN)

This is a true culinary adventure as Michael roughs it royally on a gourmet river rafting expedition. Journey through the remote wilderness of Northern BC on a River Raft and travel down glacier-fed rivers while making camp and eating well enroute. He encounters a challenge of a lifetime and experiences the wild joys of cooking in a kitchen with no walls where campfire becomes stove and river is tap and fridge.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Tailgating is a time honored tradition but what if you can't make it out to the big game? Allen shares a few tips on how to prepare your own tailgate party in your backyard with easy and unique recipes that can be prepared in advanced. He also offers advice on how to grow our own ingredients in the summer and preserve them for fall.


TV-G (30 MIN)

With the welcomed cool air of autumn, it's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the season! Allen tells us about the second growing season of the year and shares a few ways to use Mother Nature's gift in the kitchen. He also visits Natchez, Mississippi where a close friend shows him how to make a delicious recipe with sweet potatoes.


TV-G (30 MIN)

On the cooking ability scale from one to ten, Melissa is a self described negative ten. This flight attendant and pregnant mother's chicken ˜specialty' once sent her husband to a specialist. More than anything Melissa would love to get over her cooking frustration and learn to make hearty family meals from scratch. After a failed quiche experiment that leaves Christine queasy, Melissa learns it's not always as easy as apple pie when she visits a top pie maker. Then it's time to tackle her paltry poultry skills with a chicken piccata, and turn up the heat as she prepares crepe suzette tableside to a crowd of demanding lunch goers at a top French restaurant. Christine will have to soar to new heights if she hopes to bring this flight attendants' cooking skills up to snuff so she can make meals her whole family will enjoy.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

An adventurous 29 year old, Anna may have traveled the world but she doesn't know her way around the kitchen at all. From fried cucumbers to flash fires, Anna has been banned from cooking more times than she can count. Thankfully, up until now, Anna has been able to rely on Sasha, her culinary student kid sister who was clearly the one who inherited their ex-restaurateur grandmother's gastronomic prowess. After Anna struggles with an old family classic, potato pancakes, she's off to the butcher to take a stab at making bison burgers from scratch. Anna then has to stuff her fears in her back pocket when it's time to stuff peppers with Christine, and finally it's out of the paella pan and into the fire to impress some VIP's at a Spanish wine tasting event. Anna may be fearless about a lot of things, but it's going to take a huge leap of faith for Christine to put the fight into Anna's cooking plight.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Michael is planning a birthday feast for his partner Rachel and decides to experiment with lamb, her favourite food. Michael lets the ingredients guide him and ends up making a rack of lamb in a tarragon crust with a Zinfandel sauce, foccacia, bulgar, and hearty beet greens.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Michael takes son Gabe on his first camping trip - in his own backyard! He prepares fun and easy meals ready to be fired up on the grill. Camping favourites include fresh salmon with an Asian flavour base wrapped in foil, roast potato salad, vegetable kebabs and of course, a camping must - homemade marshmallow smores.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Loza Stavroff makes two different flaky Banitsas, and teaches David to dance a Horo.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Columbus called this island "the Great Jewel of the Caribbean", Rudolfa Hood cooks traditional island favorites from the island of Nevis.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Candice performs one of her greatest coups as she turns a garage/storage space into a hip guest bedroom complete with kitchenette. Funky furniture, cool artwork, and bright red coral walls make the space perfect for Esther's 18-year-old daughter who is moving back home temporarily.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Kevin and Rosemarie are newlyweds and want to make a haven for their two sons to hang out in with their friends. Candice creates a space that is both warm and inviting using and antique theme that is perfect for the old Edwardian home. Chico brings a modern touch by installing an extensive lighting system that runs on tracks off the ceiling and down the walls. Steven and Candice accessorize, making a play area fit for a young prince.


TV-G (30 MIN)

After helping them find a home last season, Inez is enlisted by Martin and Cheryl to help them find the perfect investment property. While Cheryl wants a property with minimal work and no landlord responsibilities, Martin is more open to renovations and taking on some of the commonplace duties associated with property management. Can Inez help them achieve a happy medium? This episode features the first two of four properties Inez shows to her clients.


TV-G (30 MIN)

After helping them find a home last season, Inez is enlisted by Martin and Cheryl to help them find the perfect investment property. While Cheryl wants a property with minimal work and no landlord responsibilities, Martin is more open to renovations and taking on some of the commonplace duties associated with property management. Can Inez help them achieve a happy medium? This episode features the last two of four properties, as well as the reveal of which house the clients decide to purchase, with special guest appearances by interior design expert Shelley Alexanian and guest agent Mo Loulou.


TV-G (30 MIN)

With the holiday season approaching, many people start thinking of entertaining. But for Maureen and Tim, this also means breaking from tradition and creating a dining room with a real "wow impact. Watch as Jane uses unexpected elements to create a colourful festive feel.


TV-G (30 MIN)

This home was once a hardware store in 1916, and now Kelly and Brian want it to live up to it's potential. So why then, is this established couple living in a style that is, as they describe it, a mish mash of "early student?


TV-G (30 MIN)

More important decisions include paint, hardwood flooring, ceramic and glass tiles and countertops for 11 different counters throughout the home.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Vicki and gardening experts tackle the sprawling 2.3-acre lot with a rose garden, acres of lush green sod, a mini-cherry orchard and a forest of beautiful shrubs and trees.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

This cluttered basement is being used as a storage space. The clients, Paula and Tim, want to make the room more functional, in many ways. They want this space to be everything: a playroom for their children, a spare bedroom, a television room, a music room, and a laundry room. Candice has quite a challenge ahead of her.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Lyvia and her husband Paul often to host large family dinners, inviting 30-35 people for a sit-down meal. In order to accommodate such a large number of people, Candice plans to flip the current dining room and living room locations, bring in more seating, and turn a conservative and uninviting space into a warm and modern area that Lyvia and Paul can be proud of.


TV-G (30 MIN)

More volunteers and mucho gallons of primer paint and clear are part of week 3 as the car progresses to better than new condition. Build leader Tim Strange provides step-by-step how-to on the car painting process, plus learn how to get that million dollar shine!


TV-G (30 MIN)

Final assembly in our last half hour of Chad's '55 Handyman Wagon, including some last minute engine troubleshooting, a "slot car-like road test with Tim and Tommy, then the family arrives at the Tech Center for what is a very emotional give back.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of At Home With Didiayer, our host discovers how and where to have a multi- international experience all in one place! Of course, it's in Vegas, baby!


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of At Home With Didiayer, it is all about "man's best friend!" Our host, Didiayer Snyder brings viewers along as she discovers the most advisable ways to adopt a dog.


TV-14+DL (30 MIN)

Many reality shows cast blonde girls, specifically because they think they will be dumb airheads. The strange thing is that the blondes actually end up doing well. Does being blonde improve your reality TV chances? We take some of the most memorable blondes and pit them either against each other or against brunettes. At the end, Murtz could dye his hair blonde to see if it improves his star power or chances in reality TV.