marblemedia in Association with Proper Television Begins Production on New YTV Series Drive Me Crazy

Corus Entertainment’s YTV, Canada’s leading entertainment brand for kids, announced today that it has commissioned a new live action series called Drive Me Crazy (working title), produced by award-winning content creator marblemedia (Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong!, Splatalot) in association with Proper Television (Canada’s Worst Driver). The 20 x 30-minute series is currently casting for contestants and will launch in 2016. In each episode, rookie tween/teen drivers are put through a fun-fueled driving course. In order to pass this driving test, contestants need a family member to teach them the ways of the road. Together, each team faces every driving challenge imaginable, all with the hopes that the driver will get the coveted keys to the family car. The series delivers an entertaining and unfiltered glimpse into what really goes on behind the wheel when a parent teaches their child how to drive.

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Home Cooks Encouraged to Put Their Best Dish Forward at CTV’s MASTERCHEF CANADA Season 3 Open Casting Call, July 18 and 19 in Toronto

Kitchens are heating up this summer as talented and passionate Canadian home cooks have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow their culinary dreams during the MASTERCHEF CANADA Season 3 Open Casting Call July 18 and 19 in Toronto. Taking place at the InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel, hopefuls can also apply online at CTV.ca/MasterChefCanada until Sunday, July 19.

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CMT Travels North With New Series Yukon For Sale Premiering June 13 at 9 p.m. ET

Corus Entertainment’s CMT (Canada) is buying into real estate with the new series Yukon For Sale, premiering Saturday, June 13 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. Produced by Proper Television in association with CMT, the 13 x 30-minute series puts the “real” in real estate as Yukoners ditch the typical luxuries found on most house-hunting wish lists for magnificent views of the Northern Lights, acres of property for hunting and fishing, and the perfect outhouse.

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CTV Orders Up a Third Course of Hit Culinary Series MASTERCHEF CANADA for 2015/2016 Season

As the timer runs out on the final three episodes of Season 2, CTV announced today an early Season 3 order for its hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF CANADA for the for the 2015/2016 broadcast season. Casting for home cooks is open now at CTV.ca/MasterChefCanada, and production is set to begin this fall in Toronto on a new 15-episode season from Proper Television. Esteemed Canadian judges Michael Bonacini (O&B restaurant empire), Alvin Leung (Bo Innovation in Hong Kong), and Claudio Aprile (Origin Restaurants) are set to return for Season 3 to again mentor and challenge everyday Canadians to help elevate their cooking and presentation to a professional level, as they cook to win a $100,000 cash prize and the title of MASTERCHEF CANADA.

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Proper Rights Shifts into High Gear with International Strip N’ Rip Sales

Strip N’ Rip (Vegas Rat Rods) Seasons 1 (8x60’) and 2 (10x60’) ruled the roads at MIPTV as networks in Australia, Europe, and Latin America fueled up, adding the widely popular car series to their programming lineups. The series follows Steve Darnell and his team of master automotive fabricators as they re-build one-of-a-kind Mad Max-style rat rods out of their sprawling garage on the outskirts of the Las Vegas Strip. It’s a high octane journey and audiences from all over the world are along for the wild ride, with sales in over 180 territories.

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Not-So-Handy Duos Give it Their All in New Competition Series BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS, Beginning April 13 on Discovery

Tool belts fastened, hard hats on, and home improvement wannabees ready to nail it! From the producers of MASTERCHEF CANADA and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER comes the new series BLOOD, SWEAT & TOOLS, featuring a lively battle among five of Canada’s most inept home renovating couples competing for a life-changing $50,000 cash prize. Airing Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT beginning April 13 on Discovery, the hilarious nine-episode season is filled with chaos that tests domestic bliss.

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