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TV-PG (30 MIN)

Revealing secrets about how men communicate, Which is Worse: Coffee and Workplace Edition, Curing sleep anxiety, Why oatmeal makes us happy and How bras can protect our faces.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Learning the health impact of sleeping with your dog which facial expressions create trustworthiness? and the telltale signs that you're dating a closet commitment-phob.


TV-PG+DL (30 MIN)

Yau-Man Chan swears he doesn't hate Dreamz for possibly the greatest screw-over in Survivor history. But no one believed him. Jerri Manthy was painted as Survivor's biggest bitch for accusing a fellow participant of smuggling beef jerky on the game. That famous incident has never been cleared up. Audrey Evans and Kristen Kirchner took feuding on the Apprentice to a whole new level. No one knew if it was real or just for the show drama. Murtz Jaffer, Reality TV's expert and number one fan, is on the mission of his life as he enlists a lie-detector expert to help him get to the truth behind these iconic TV moments that shaped the face of Reality TV. In true homage to The Moment of Truth, Murtz convinces the stars to strap in and tell the truth. But is he ready for the answers? One way or another, these mysteries will be solved for all the fans once and for all.


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Can you truly find a perfect match on a TV show? Why do bachelors pick one girl and then end up with another? One of the hottest discussions in reality TV is the level of romantic success on shows like the Bachelor. Can you really find your soul mate on reality TV? Murtz puts himself through the test, and, with the help of a Casting Director from the top love finding shows, embarks on his very own mini-Bachelor experiment to find his own match.


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Esther is challenged to impress new clients, real estate agents Romy and Jeremy They want their ˜great room' to be great and know the value of having a showpiece in their home. Meanwhile Esther, desperate for grandchildren, hatches a plan to set up David with Jessica, the artist she's commissioned for the project. Will David's love life survive Esther's matchmaking?


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Esther is skating on thin ice with Ron and Adine and their dreary basement. Entrusted with creating a hockey inspired, family friendly zone with no bling or sparkle, Esther struggles to introduce her signature style. Relying on her hockey mom past and David's elbow grease Esther, shocks the family with an over the top surprise sure to impress! David, always happy to help is however tired of Esther always calling him when she's lost. He buys her a GPS but technology isn't Esther's cup of tea. Will she learn to take directions from a computer? Or will she resort back to her reliable DPS - the David Positioning System?


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Esther takes on her first commercial space revamping upscale restaurant Terra. Dealing with three very busy owners and a restaurant open to the wee hours puts David and Esther to the test. Especially when David realizes Esther's coping by doing some serious retail therapy. He bets her that she can't go a week without spending. Can Esther bring her Vegas inspired style to this tired restaurant without driving David to the poor house?


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Esther's pet stylist Audrey has just moved into a new development on the golf course and she's asked Esther to make her great room fabulous. The only trouble is Audrey needs it ready in two weeks since she's having a housewarming! The other snag? Audrey is more of a doggie girl than a girlie girl. Can Esther create a glamorous puppy friendly masterpiece in time or will this room go to the dogs? Meanwhile David takes this opportunity to get a round of golf in¦or so he thinks. In Esther's world there's no such thing as a day off!


TV-G (30 MIN)

For Holly and John everything is new¦ new puppy and first baby on the way. At first, they thought this open concept living space would be ideal for their growing family¦but now they're overwhelmed with the whole idea and have called on Jane to help them turn their house into the home they want.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Emma is a school teacher who loves to use bold colours in her classroom to inspire her students. So why then is she terrified to commit to colour in her own home?


TV-G (30 MIN)

Michael and Dan are a vibrant and colourful couple. So why is it that they're living in the doldrums instead of a home that reflects them?


TV-G (30 MIN)

Busy parents Janet and Kerry want to have a "retreat in their home that they can call their own. The problem is the only room left for them feels more like Grandma's parlour than a chic place to escape to. Is it possible that colour can give them some peace?


TV-G (30 MIN)

The open concept living space in Karen and James' new house has them feeling "shut out. Since they've tried everything to make this large room comfortable, they're now hoping that colour will rescue them from embarrassment and make them confident to entertain again.


TV-G (30 MIN)

The kitchen is the hub of Deborah and Greg's busy household. The catch? It's the only room in their home that's still stuck in the 70's. So with host Jane Lockhart's help, they're hoping that colour will create a great kitchen that's "back to the future.


TV-G (30 MIN)

High powered professionals Nicole and Brad have no problem taking risks in their business affairs “ and yet, they're paralyzed when it comes to taking a risk with simple things like colour. Could it be that they think too much?


TV-G (30 MIN)

So you buy a great home and it has all of the qualities you've ever wanted, including a two-storey family room. But “ how much colour is too much, leaving Cathy“Anne and Gerry wondering is bigger always better?


TV-G (30 MIN)

Rob and Trish are super social and love to entertain, but when they inherited their cottage, they also inherited the dingy carpet and dated décor. Eager for a space that reflects their style and suits their needs, they've called the Weekend Reno team for a complete overhaul. Michelle aims for a welcoming and laid-back vibe, fitting for parties or relaxing and with a project list ranging from flooring, to custom wall unit and peninsula bar, the team will have to work non-stop to get it all done before the weekend is up.


TV-G (30 MIN)

It took Chris and Nelly years to find their dream cottage, and might have taken them years to agree on a design plan, if they hadn't called in the Weekend Reno team for help. Both commercial architects with a keen eye for design, the Loretis each have a very specific vision of their dream retreat. This means merging two very different tastes; its cabin versus cabana in this classic battle of the sexes. A unique wall covering makes for a funky focal point and custom carpentry and unexpected flea market finds work wonders to bring the space together.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Rumored to be a prize at Expo ˜67, Anne Marie and Jim's one-of-a-kind cottage, comes with no shortage of renovation challenges, even for the Weekend Reno team. First order of business: to rip up water damaged flooring, but solving the issue proves to be far more work than bargained for. While Anthony works overtime laying the groundwork, Michelle and Merrill revive tired furniture pieces to dress up the space, but setbacks make these cottagers' dream space seem out of reach in just a weekend. Will the team pull it off?


TV-G (30 MIN)

Bill has a sentimental attachment to the cottage he helped build with his father and is reluctant to change a thing, despite the fact that wife Karen and daughter Andrea feel it's stuck in a time warp. With Michelle and her team in for the weekend, Bill gets the nudge he needs to finally see the transformation from a dark, dreary basement into a bright, welcoming walk-out. A collection of worn couches and the putting-green like carpet are replaced with a cozy, modernized seating area, a custom bar and new flooring, which garners a BIG reaction from the cottage owners!


TV-G (30 MIN)

Renovation projects stalled over ten years ago due to an illness in the family, which also prompted owners Norma and Ron to spend time enjoying the cottage rather than laboring over it. Daughter Christyn called in the Weekend Reno team to finally complete this work-in-progress. After Anthony takes time out to go fishing, he realizes there are no free lunches and pays for it with extra-long days of flooring and finish carpentry work. And Merrill tackles some special projects of her own, while Michelle scours a local flea market for stand-out pieces to bring the design together.


TV-G (30 MIN)

This cottage has been in Natalie's family for over a hundred years, and despite its rustic charm, it could use a century's worth of updates, especially the dysfunctional kitchen. Michelle, Anthony and Merrill have their work cut out for them, as they take on a kitchen reno in just 48 hours. Hanging, cabinets, replacing countertops and re-purposing furniture make for what seems like a never ending project list, but well worth it for the team when the see the reaction from Natalie. Overwhelmed by the transformation Natalie is brought to tears.


TV-G (30 MIN)

The O'Keefe's gained a new perspective on life after Crystal's battle with cancer. Determined to live life to the fullest, they bought a cottage where they could spend quality family time with their four kids. The quaint cottage has some charm, but with every wall a different colour, furniture that has seen better days and an unsafe staircase, their place needs some help. The team puts in long hours to create an amazing, family-friendly cottage for the deserving owners. Crystal and Trevor are thrilled with the results, especially the personal touches.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Karl and Merrilee met several years back, and have yet to transform a twenty-year-old cottage addition into the master bedroom of their dreams. Still in the honeymoon phase, this couple is looking for a romantic oasis”a far cry from the storage room it is now. Michelle and Anthony work to find a balance between masculine and feminine and the team battles tight timelines, bad weather and some very big spiders! Can they overcome the obstacles to create the prefect retreat for Karl and Merrilee?


TV-G (30 MIN)

This week's episode features Cambridge realtor extraordinaire Steve Bailey as he helps couple Dan and Melinda search for the perfect home. It's a real battle of contemporary vs. traditional as Dan and Melinda hash it out over where their future lies. Melinda surprises Dan with some new information, but can Steve surprise them both by showing them the perfect property? This episode features the first two of four properties Steve shows to his clients, with a special guest appearance by mortgage broker Paul Meredith.


TV-G (30 MIN)

This week's episode features Cambridge realtor extraordinaire Steve Bailey as he helps couple Dan and Melinda search for the perfect home. It's a real battle of contemporary vs. traditional as Dan and Melinda hash it out over where their future lies. Melinda surprises Dan with some new information, but can Steve surprise them both by showing them the perfect property? This episode features the last two of four properties, as well as the reveal of which house the clients decide to purchase, with a special guest appearance by interior design expert Shelley Alexanian.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Vancouver-based couple Jim and Shannon are looking to relocate to their hometown of Toronto with their two daughters. With a budget of 10 million dollars, they enlist the help of savvy realtor Sofie Kehdi. While it might first seem that Jim and Shannon are on the same page, the house hunt proves that they have some differing opinions on what makes a good investment. Sofie will have her hands full trying to meet the demands of her conflicted clients! This episode features the first two of four properties Sofie shows to her clients.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Vancouver-based couple Jim and Shannon are looking to relocate to their hometown of Toronto with their two daughters. With a budget of 10 million dollars, they enlist the help of savvy realtor Sofie Kehdi. While it might first seem that Jim and Shannon are on the same page, the house hunt proves that they have some differing opinions on what makes a good investment. Sofie will have her hands full trying to meet the demands of her conflicted clients! This episode features the last two of four properties, as well as the reveal of which house the clients decide to purchase, with a special appearance by guest agent Tyrone N. Steer.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Off on another adventure! This episode takes Mike Donia on a whirlwind tour of Southeast Asia as he searches for a home for his clients, Antonio and Kim. Featuring properties in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, each country has its own unique charms to offer the would-be buyers. Monkeys, mangoes and mansions are in store for Mike as he continues his hunt for that perfect property. This episode features two properties Mike shows to his clients in Thailand, with a special guest appearance by agent Max Gloeckner.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Off on another adventure! This episode takes Mike Donia on a whirlwind tour of Southeast Asia as he searches for a home for his clients, Antonio and Kim. Featuring properties in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, each country has its own unique charms to offer the would-be buyers. Monkeys, mangoes and mansions are in store for Mike as he continues his hunt for that perfect property. This episode features properties Mike shows to his clients in the Philippines and Indonesia, as well as the reveal of which house the clients decide to purchase, with a special guest appearance by agent Max Gloeckner.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Vezi and Deborah love the house they purchased last season in Stouffville, but they are ready to make the move to the big city. They enlist the help of Inez Kudryk to show them the best properties she can find in Toronto, and they are especially keen on the Beaches neighborhood. Vezi works in the music industry, so Inez lines up some special surprises to wow her clients! This episode features the first two of four properties Inez shows to her clients, with special guest appearances by designer and rockstar Sergio Galli of Platinum Blonde, and musicians Amy Sky and Marc Jordan.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Vezi and Deborah love the house they purchased last season in Stouffville, but they are ready to make the move to the big city. They enlist the help of Inez Kudryk to show them the best properties she can find in Toronto, and they are especially keen on the Beaches neighborhood. Vezi works in the music industry, so Inez lines up some special surprises to wow her clients! This episode features the last two of four properties, as well as the reveal of which house the clients decide to purchase and a special guest appearance by interior design expert Shelley Alexanian.


TV-G (30 MIN)

The eat-in-kitchen is the new center of the family home. This episode showcases 10 brilliant kitchens designed to bring the family together.


TV-G (30 MIN)

On this episode we'll explore 10 bedrooms that are guaranteed to provide the background for the perfect start for any day. From spectacular views, to quirky collections to traditional opulence, these bedrooms highlight the best of design in North America.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Want the perfect place to curl up with a good book? How about 10 of them? Whether traditional or modern, this episode shows off what America's best designers are doing, by the book.