ION Life | Schedule

TV-PG (30 MIN)

An up-and-coming golfer wants a signature look for the links.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

A gym teacher wants to leave the sweats behind and surprise her fiancé for her Jack and Jill party.


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Kate's a busy interior designer who wants to redesign and update her own look before she launches her new gallery. It's time to renovate Kate “ but will Kate take the time to fit Tommy and Nadeen's demands into her busy schedule?


TV-PG+L (30 MIN)

Kelly is an aspiring actress who's tired of getting cast in frumpy roles. She's desperate to cut her extra weight before an audition for a sexy lead role. But first she'll have to be a star in Tommy's strict fitness and nutrition program.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

From debunking ridiculous theories about land, sea, and air, to untold history on assassination attempts, famous wars, and peace treaties, to the origins or Mardi Gras beads, throwing rice, and the French dip sandwich.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Mystery Solved, Problem & Solution, Record Breakers From the truth behind the Bermuda Triangle, fairy rings and why some stones seem to move by themselves, to the solutions for persistent household problems, to some of the worlds great records involving fishing, rubber bands, and hula hoops.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Breeders, Heather and Greg Pendragon, are passionate about their plethora of poodles. But their love affair with this canine began with just one - Greg's poodle, named Uther Pendragon. When Greg and Heather married, it was bow-tie sporting Uther who walked Heather down the aisle and gave her away with a bark. And with that “ their breeding careers began. People often think the Pendragons are quirky. After all, Heather knits sweaters from poodle hair, and they take their dogs on ice cream runs into town. They are even considered unconventional by the prestigious Poodle Club of Canada. Their happy brood has now expanded to close to 30 pooches “ all under one roof. But soon there will be even more. One of their bitches is expecting a litter very soon. In her last pregnancy, only eight out of the 17 pups survived, and the Pendragons are doing their best to prevent a repeat of this heart-breaking situation. As a littler is born, we see how these dedicated breeders use human baby incubators, CPR, and


TV-PG (30 MIN)

A breeder entrusts a young protégé to carry on her Afghan legacy as her sentimental favourite enters the ring for his final hurrah. #areyousmarterthananAfghan Call them the Supermodels of the dog world - with their long, silky coats and slender physique, Afghan Hounds certainly look the part. But unfortunately, they also suffer from the same stereotype as their human counterparts “ Afghans aren't known for being "the fastest ball in the dog park, so to speak. Dee Devins has spent her whole adult life trying to change people's perception of the Afghan and increase their popularity. But her time is not her own these days as she helps her husband Wayne, cope with a terminal illness. So she's recruited a young protégé, Dani, and is teaching her everything she knows “ from grooming techniques (Dee's a professional hairdresser) to lure coursing and, of course, the show ring. Dani launches her career in an attempt to carry on her mentor's legacy as Dee's oldest Afghan, Leo, has his f


TV-PG (30 MIN)

The Schott NYC Perfecto motorcycle jacket; knee-high socks; Stetson cowboy hats; curl-taming hair cream.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Style Factory pulls back the curtain on Shan's shapely bikini,LL. Bean's iconic duck boots, the Christy Dawn midi dress, and Dean Davidson's bold bangles.


TV-G (30 MIN)

It's a day to celebrate at the opening of Anna's new fine food store, Hors D'Oeuvres. Anna works her creative juices at home testing out recipes and putting the final touches on her menu: white pizza with spelt crust (ham), truffled white bean salad in patty pan cups, smoked trout mouse on buckwheat blinis, and blueberry tiramisu tarts that melt in your mouth. Glass's clink and the tasting begins as wines are being matched to entrees.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Anna shares her knowledge of the culinary arts to others in her profession at the Garden of good Earth cooking school. Working hand in hand with her students for the day Anna creates: chilled grilled seafood salad, homemade pasta with garden vegetables (white wine), apricot preserves, and white chocolate mousse with berry compote. In this class, your hard work not only pays off but it tastes great.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

In terms of technique, bars don't have technical qualifications that distinguish them from squares (other than the shape) but as a widely popular baked treat, there are many options to showcase, from healthy granola bars to decadent Nanaimo Bars and Caramel Chocolate Candy Bars. The lessons within making the bars are worthwhile and bars are second only to cookies in popularity in the home baker's kitchen. A relative of the favourite "square·, bars are typically cut into rectangle portions to earn their name. This episode showcases a number of traditional favourites, from a simple, one-bowl granola bar recipe to a distinctly Canadian Nanaimo Bar. i. Traditional Granola Bars - this recipe is a good place to start the lesson, since a granola bar is a single-layer bar (no crust or topping). Full of nutritious grains, nuts, seeds and fruits, these are a healthy treat. ii. Nanaimo Bars - A more elaborate, dessert-like bar, Nanaimo bars have a chocolate crust with a signature custard filling and are topped


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Who doesn't love caramel? Learning to make a basic caramel opens the patisserie door to just so many desserts and delights, from classic to creative. i. Classic Caramel/Caramel Apples - The principles behind making a traditional caramel is shown here, and then is used to dip apples. ii. French Apple Tarte Tatin -Another more advanced application for caramel is seen in this classic French version of apple pie. Sugar is caramelized in a heavy skillet and then apples are added. Topped with puff pastry, the tart bakes upside down, and then is served with the apples and now built-in caramel sauce on top. iii. French Creme Caramel - This classic showcases caramel at its most elegant. Caramelized sugar is poured into dishes to set, then topped with a silky custard base that is baked. Once inverted, it is revealed that the caramel softens and makes a sauce that keeps this dessert consistently on bistro menus.


TV-G (30 MIN)

The Cavallaro family struggles with portion control and food allergies. Rocco teaches them healthy and delicious recipes that help them navigate these challenges, including steak pizzaiola, Mama's meatballs, and strawberry balsamico for dessert.


TV-G (30 MIN)

The Persico Family relies on junk food and large meals to satisfy their large appetites, and as a result, are battling weight issues. Rocco tailors a meal plan to help them change course. Featuring apple cranberry granola cereal, spaghetti pomodoro, and chocolate miracle cupcakes.


TV-PG+D (120 MIN)

When misleading photos are published of security company chief Jessie Rogers purportedly caught in a love nest with his rock star client, his humiliated wife, Noëlle, swiftly files for divorce. Unable to convince her of his innocence, Jessie fights in vain to win Noëlle back when a Christmastime blizzard snowbounds the family.


TV-G (120 MIN)

A Madison Avenue executive, Amy, discovers an unusual Christmas surprise when she inherits her Aunt's hometown bakery. The real surprise comes when she learns the other half of the bakery was left to her long-ago boyfriend, Jack. Unresolved personal issues resurface between them, as the exes return home to co-manage the store, along with its traditional holiday cookie bake-off.


TV-PG (120 MIN)

Drowning in tinsel and lights every Christmas, Michael and Caroline Anderson throw the year's biggest party at their house. But this year, with Michael jobless and Caroline's store struggling, that tradition may end. The Andersons decide to host a very different kind of party and, in the process, rediscover what's most important about the holiday.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

What's the equation for kitchen success? Anna and Kristina tackle a heady cookbook that uses mathematical combinations to perfect food...and there's no tutor to help them.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Anna and Kristina hit the slopes for a wintery Whistler trip that has them whipping up a warm apresski feast. But will their menu go downhill?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Anna and Kristina celebrate single portions by making gourmet food fit for one. But smaller portions don't mean less stress. In this kitchen...two's a crowd.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Every little detail matters in this Japanese pub food challenge. And even if the food looks like artwork - will it work for the judge's high standards?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Vik's a doctor who never cooks. He either eats out or relies on his friends to cook for him. Christine decides that it's time this vegetarian doctor learned to cook for himself. She shows him how to make vegetarian staples, teaches him about the importance of herbs and then challenges him to prepare at fabulous dessert at on a busy night at a top French restaurant. In the end, can Vik actually pull off a meal that will impress the friends who've been taking care of him for years?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Simone has avoided cooking her entire life by relying on her family, roommates and her husband. But now that she has someone counting on her “ her newborn son, Jesse. Christine wants Simone to start some family traditions and takes her on a baking adventure to make homemade cookies. Simone's confidence builds and Christine challenges her to make funnel cakes at the grand opening of FunLFun, a dessert emporium dedicated to making the "World's Best Funnel Cakes. Can Simone learn how to make delicious food that her family and friends will actually enjoy?


TV-G (30 MIN)

It's a new beginning. A chance to forget all the bad food you ate the year before. Here, Allen encourages viewers to eat healthy and delicious with home grown food. He'll show us how to start tomato plants early, share tips on growing sweet peas and prepare healthy AND delicious recipes. For dessert, Allen makes super soy cookies! Yum!


TV-G (30 MIN)

Most cookbook recipes have serving sizes for four or more people. But there are a lot of 2 family households out there. Allen shares tips on cutting down a recipe to serve two and advice on gardening for two as well. Plus, we'll learn how to prepare a couple of tasty dishes for a romantic dinner.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Robyn and her husband have friends and relatives visiting from around the world. To accommodate their guests they need to spruce up the guestroom with the emphasis on functionality and comfort. After Candice is finished, they may never want to leave!