A lot has been going on in Canadian television lately, from sequels to TV movies to new reality shows popping up. Here are the top 5 Canadian news items you should know about.
– The premiere of "Lil' Warriors." MMA has taken the world by storm and now it's filtered down to kids – according to TV-eh.com, the new one-hour documentary "Lil' Warriors" will follow kids 8 and under as well as their families to provide an explosive behind-the-scenes look at competitive fighting in Canada and the US.
– The second part to the Don Cherry TV movie "Wrath of Grapes: The Don Cherry Story Part II" aired last night after the first part aired back in 2010. It wraps up on March 8th and profiles the colourful hockey commentator and coach (who also just started tweeting this weekend, if you're looking for a new character to follow).
– "Bomb Girls" was renewed for a second season just a few weeks ago and now it is headed overseas. The popular drama has landed a spot on airwaves in the Netherlands and, in the same article on C21 Media, it was stated that the show may also be headed to Italy too.
– From the world’s longest tunnel to the world’s biggest waterslide, the seven-part series "MEGABUILDERS" returns for a sixth season to showcase the many amazing engineering projects that are taking place globally. It will air on Discovery World HD on March 16th at 9pm.
– HGTV Canada has confirmed a new exclusive three-year content deal with celebrity contractor Mike Holmes and The Holmes Group in an official press release from Shaw Media. On the heels of the new agreement production has broken ground on "Holmes Makes It Right," a brand new series set to air this fall that will see Canada’s most trusted contractor helping unfortunate homeowners whose homes, lives and finances have been brutally disrupted by disastrous renovations.