Fill Your Tanks and Start Your Engines as Proper Television Shifts into Season 3 of Vegas Rat Rods

Proper Television announced today that Vegas Rat Rods Season 3 is in production with ten new, one-hour episodes for Discovery Canada and Discovery US. The third season of the internationally acclaimed series continues to follow Steve Darnell and his merry band of misfits as the Welderup gang creates 10 more killer vehicles that are bold, bitchin’ and badass. Production of Season 3 begins after a successful year of international sales with Seasons 1 and 2, now airing in over 180 territories across the globe.

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CBC Greenlights Proper Television's True North Calling

CBC today announced five new original programs to its 2016-17 lineup of Canadian hits, along with the renewal of another 10 returning titles. Among the new titles are The Council (working title), a crime drama set in an isolated arctic outpost; observational seriesThe School (working title); Northern-Canadian docu-series True North Calling; comedy series Four In The Morning; and Caught, a dramatic miniseries based on Lisa Moore's novel of the same name. Series renewed for new seasons as part of the CBC-TV lineup include Murdoch Mysteries, Heartland, The Romeo Section,Hello Goodbye, Canada's Smartest Person, This Life, X Company, Exhibitionists, Interrupt This Program and Crash Gallery.

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MASTERCHEF CANADA Season 3 Gets Valentine’s Day Premiere on CTV, while Multiplatform Sampling Opportunity Unlocked for Premiere Episode Beginning Feb. 8

Cupid’s arrow strikes a new batch of home cooks as Canada’s favourite food fight returns with MASTERCHEF CANADA Season 3 airing Sundays at 7 p.m. ET/PT beginning Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV GO app. With food and love intimately intertwined, gourmands and food-lovers from a diverse array of backgrounds and with varying expertise, step out of their homes and into the MASTERCHEF CANADA Kitchen to test their skills as they face-off against their fellow competitors.

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Discovery Orders Full Season of Orginal Series ANDREW YOUNGHUSBAND’S HOW HARD CAN IT BE, Produced Entirely in 4K

Discovery announced today it has ordered a complete 10-episode season of ANDREW YOUNGHUSBAND’S HOW HARD CAN IT BE (working title) from Canadian independent producer Proper Television. Already in pre-production on Season 12 of CANADA’S WORST DRIVER for Discovery, Younghusband is the star of this new documentary series that sees him tackling the hardest, weirdest, and most dangerous activities he can find in an attempt to beat the experts at their own respective games.

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The Rebels of the Car World are Back! Season 2 of VEGAS RAT RODS Premieres January 7 on Discovery

It’s turbo speed ahead as Steve Darnell and his Welder Up’ gang return to Sin City for a second season of VEGAS RAT RODS, featuring 10 killer new vehicles that are bold, bitchin’, and definitely badass. Premiering Thursday, Jan. 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery, the 10-part original Canadian series from Toronto’s Proper Television (CANADA’S WORST DRIVER and MASTERCHEF CANADA) follows Darnell and his crew at their custom car shop as they create rolling works of art from everyone else’s junk. This season showcases builds created in the spirit of rat rods that are bigger, badder and breaking the mold. Sometimes the best action in Vegas happens off the strip!

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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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