1990s

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Crow: Stairway to Heaven, The

Crow: Stairway to Heaven, The Eric Draven, a musician, and his girlfriend are killed. Draven returns to life as an undead mime, with psychic powers and a spirit guide (a crow). He first avenges his and his girlfriend's deaths, but finds that he must remain on Earth, separate from her, until he restores the balance between good and evil.

Original Airdates1998-1999
TypeSeries

CTV National News

★★★★★

CTV National News CTV National News is a newscast on CTV, which airs at 11pm local time on the main network across Canada. The current anchors are Lloyd Robertson on weekdays, and Sandie Rinaldo on weekends. The title CTV National News has been rarely used since the 1990s; weeknights, the program is now called CTV News with Lloyd Robertson and on the weekends, CTV News w ...

AkaCTV News with Lloyd Robertson; CTV News with Sandie Rinaldo
Original Airdates1962-
TypeSeries

Da Vinci's Inquest

★★★★½

Da Vinci's Inquest Da Vinci's Inquest ran for seven seasons and then was spun-off into: Da Vinci's City Hall . The series revolves around the life of Dominic Da Vinci, coronor of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Follow along as the police investigate the crimes; the medical examiners and coroner investigate & examine the deaths, and conduct their inquests, when needed.

Original Airdates1998-2005
TypeSeries

Daily Planet

★★★★

Daily Planet Daily Planet is a one-hour long science magazine show that brings you the world like you've never seen it before. Host, science popularizer, author, and broadcaster Jay Ingram demystifies the mysteries of science and bridge the gap between the lab and your living room. From movies to microbiology, space to sports, food to hi-tech gizmos, Jay makes sense ...

Aka@discovery.ca
Original Airdates1995-
TypeSeries

Daily Tips for Modern Living

★★★★★

A six-part series that aired on CBC TV. Daily Tips for Modern Living was a mock health-food style magazine

Original Airdates1998
TypeMiniseries

Danger Bay

★★★★

Danger Bay Animal rescue missions along British Columbia's rugged northwest coast provided much of the adventure for Danger Bay, a CBC family drama series. Veteran actor Donnelly Rhodes starred as 40-year-old Grant "Doc" Roberts, a veterinarian and the crusading Curator of Marine Mammals at the Vancouver Aquarium. A passionate and intelligent man, with an unconven ...

AkaCap Danger (French title)
Original Airdates1984-1990
TypeSeries

Danger Tree, The

Danger Tree, The Memory and history mingle in this moving account of one family's journey through World War I and the events leading up to Newfoundland's confederation with Canada. David Macfarlane narrates this story of his great grandparents, Josiah and Louisa Goodyear, and their seven children, who, at the turn of the century, left behind the hardships of the cod fis ...

Original Airdates1997
TypeDocumentary

Dark Eyes

Dark Eyes tells the story of a single-parent policewoman put in charge of a mismanaged task force on organized crime. This was a pilot episode created for ABC by Alliance Communications. ABC did not pick up the series. The pilot also aired in Canada on CTV.

Original Airdates1995
TypeSeries

Dead Aviators

Dead Aviators A young girl (Juliana Wimbles), who struggles with her pilot father's death in a plane crash years before, visits her grandmother (Marsha Mason) in Newfoundland. While there, she encounters the ghosts of two pilots (Lothaire Bluteau, Michel Monty), who are condemned to Earth to constantly re-live their own crash that occurred in 1927. The girl decides t ...

AkaRestless Spirits (USA TV title)
Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Dead Husbands

★★★★★

Dead Husbands John Ritter stars as Dr. Carter Elson, who finds a list of men's names among his wife Alex's (Nicollette Sheridan) possessions. When Carter discovers his own name at the bottom of the list, and that some of the other names are those of dead men, he confides in his friend/agent Betty (Amy Yasbeck). Time is ticking as they try and figure out what the list ...

AkaLast Man on the List
Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Dead Love

★★★★★

Dead Love Jeff goes to the cemetery to get away from a party and meets a bright and vivacious girl named Kate. He becomes attracted to her but is shocked to hear that she is actually a ghost.

Original Airdates1997
TypeShort

Deadbolt

★★★

Deadbolt When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as he plots to manipulate and control all aspects of Marty's life, imprison her in her own apartment and make her h ...

AkaSéquestrée (French title)
Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Deadly Love

Deadly Love "Deadly Love" is an outstanding piece of reverse casting. Susan Dey, whose middle name is Nice, plays the vampire, and Stephen McHattie, Mr. Menace, is the cop trying to stop a series of murders. Because neither of these actors is playing to type, we don't know until the end which of the captivated lovers is the bigger threat to the other. The award- ...

Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Deepwater Black

★★★★★

Deepwater Black In the future, Earth's entire population is being wiped out by an unstoppable virus. Mankind's only hope for survival is to launch a spaceship stocked with clones in cryogenic freeze, which will return to a devastated planet and re-populate it. Prior to its arrival, however, its crew of 6 is awoken to face a threat to the ship. They must come to terms w ...

AkaMission Genesis
Original Airdates1997
TypeSeries

Degas and the Dancer

Degas and the Dancer The story finds Edgar Degas (Thomas Jay Ryan) in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he derives unexpected inspiration from an aspiring young ballerina named Marie (Alison Pill). Degas helps Marie tap into the incredible talent she doesn't believe she has, especially when compared to her b ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Degrassi High/Degrassi Jr. High

★★★½

Degrassi High/Degrassi Jr. High Degrassi High / Junior High was set in Toronto, and focused on the lives of teenage students. The characters were realistic and dealt with real life issues auch as sex, drugs, dating, pregnancy, rock and roll, and much more. The actors looked like real people, not models. This added to how realistic Degrassi was. Degrassi Junior High ran for three se ...

Original Airdates1987-1991
TypeSeries

Degrassi Talks

★★★★

Degrassi Talks After the "School's Out" film some of the Degrassi actors took part in an educational documentary named Degrassi Talks. There are six talks, each devoted to a specific subject and hosted by one ofthe actors. The topics include Abuse, Alcohol, Depression, Drugs, Sex, and Sexuality. Each episode is hosted by an actor. Amanda Stepto hosts the Sex talk, Nei ...

Original Airdates1992
TypeMiniseries

Destiny Ridge

★★★★

Destiny Ridge Drama/soap opera set in the fictional tourist town of Argent, Alberta. The first season was co-produced with a German company. When the Germans pulled out, the series morphed into a steamy soap opera. Two seasons of hour long episodes aired on Global. The pilot was titled "High Country" and aired as a tv movie on the CBC in 1992.

Original Airdates1993-1995
TypeSeries

Dialogue

★★★★★

Dialogue was a program seen on CBC Newfoundland for 23 years. It usually held the Sunday at noon slot, but had been shuffled around in the schedule by the station. Dialogue was not a religious program but dealt with topics in religion, about faith groups and the humanities. John O'Mara hosted for the first 11 years and Richard Beaton took over for the r ...

AkaPillars of Faith
Original Airdates1968-1990
TypeSeries

Diamond Fleece, The

Diamond Fleece, The Jeweller Phillippe Golden purchases one of the largest diamonds ever from an auction. Diamond thief Rick Dunne is released from prison to consult in constructing safety precautions. However, Inspector Outlaw suspects that Rick may be up to his old wiles.

Original Airdates1992
TypeTV Movie

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