Change is empowering women–from the Women’s Marches in the United States, and female mentorship programs like Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether–and on television Netflix has been a strong supporter of bringing women together, and to the forefront of their own stories.
The fate of the timeline and the world hang in the balance in 12 Monkeys. The show began in 2043 with scavenger Cole (Aaron Stanford) splintering back to the year 2015 in order to prevent the Army of the 12 Monkeys from unleashing a virus that would wipe out mankind. Along the way, virologist Cassie Railly (Amanda Schull) and enigmatic math genius Jennifer Goines (Emily Hampshire) joined the cause and have proven integral in thwarting their enemies.
Murder has never been funnier than in NBC’s Trial & Error. The series follows Nicholas D’Agosto as Josh, an eager New York defense lawyer who ventures to the small Southern of East Peck Hill for his first case. Could beloved and eccentric poetry professor, Larry Henderson (John Lithgow), who constantly incriminates himself by saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, possibly have murdered his wife? Hilarity ensues as Josh’s ragtag legal team of bumbling misfits piece together the clues and mount a defense. Tonight’s two-part finale will reveal who the killer is–and whether Josh has a future as a lawyer.
The second season of The Magicians focuses heavily on the world of Fillory, and how our heroes are adapting to running a kingdom while battling evil gods and monsters. The series has seen twists and turns that may even surprise fans of the books, and that’s because showrunner Sera Gamble and co-creator John McNamara have worked hard to adapt Lev Grossman’s novels in a way that expands the world, the relationships, and the characters.
Amybeth McNulty is the incredible, smart, and charming young actress who stars in CBC’s Anne, the remake and reintroduction to author Lucy Maud Montgomery’s iconic Anne of Green Gables.
Fame isn’t all it’s cracked up to be in the TV series, The Arrangement. The 10-part drama explores the dark side of celebrity life and what it costs to thrive in Hollywood.
Yannick Bisson is a national treasure. As William Murdoch in CBC’s Murdoch Mysteries, he’s been fighting crime in Toronto for a decade, with loyal fans across Canada and around the world tuning in to watch the detective’s latest cases.
How do you negotiate a hostage situation, and control a situation that could go in any direction? In Global’s Ransom, Luke Roberts stars as Eric Beaumont, a negotiator working with a team of experts to handle delicate situations, including kidnapping.
Three is not a crowd in You Me Her. The rom-com series’ first season found suburban couple Jack (Greg Poehler) and Emma (Rachel Blanchard) in a marital rut. An impulsive “date” between Jack and grad student-turned-neophyte escort Izzy (Priscilla Faia) evolved into an unexpected three-way affair with Emma, who was harboring her own secrets and desires. The trio developed strong feelings for one another, which snowballed into a meaningful relationship.
Sloths, birds, Komodo dragons, lizards, and penguins, oh my! BBC Earth has arrived in Canada, and to mark its debut, the channel hosted a special premiere screening of Planet Earth II last night in Toronto at the Royal Ontario Museum with a few special guests, including series producer Elizabeth White, AsapSCIENCE hosts Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, and the ROM’s managing director, Centre of Discovery of Biodiversity, Dave Ireland.