This week TV networks swung the ax at their line-ups and some popular shows ended up on the cutting room floor.
Long-time hits like American Idol, and CSI got the boot, which has left a bevy of space for new shows to fill in the holes. The Rebel has made a list of shows hoping to hit the airwaves next season.
Welcome Back Khadr
Omar Khadr and his lawyer, Dennis Edney, team up to remake this classic. Khadr gets a job as a teacher in a lowly Edmonton suburb. The show takes a comedic look at the lives of best buds Khadr & Edney… does Edney’s Scottish hooliganism rub Khadr the wrong way or do Omar’s shady friends intimidate Edney… can’t wait to see the pilot for this!
Comedy Hour with Elizabeth May
Elizabeth May pursues her dream profession in comedy. The stand-up comic wannabe tries out her routine on stage. This show is sure to delight the enviro-radicals and terrorist-sympathizer crowd.
Degrassi High – Mr. Trudeau’s Class
Justin Trudeau goes back to his substitute-teaching roots in this reboot. The show takes a twist from the original series when the inexperienced Liberal leader allows drug use and directs young women on where to get abortions. Degrassi ‘High’ has a whole new meaning.
Extreme Makeover- Senate Edition
The Canadian Senate finally gets its long overdue makeover. Who’s out, who’s in… tune in to find out.
That’s Hockey: Harper vs. Putin
Harper and Putin clash over many things… hockey being one of them. The leaders of Canada and Russia get their forum to debate all things on the ice.
Win Lose or Draw: ‘Prophet’ Muhammad Edition
We’re not sure if this is a threat or a game show… either way Pamela Geller produces this Emmy favourite. Finally, cartoonists get an opportunity on the small screen to show off their sketches of liberals’ favourite Prophet.
Mister Mulcair’s Neighbourhood
The NDP release the full details to their affordable childcare plan – 10hrs straight of Thomas Mulcair entertaining tykes from his living room. Parents finally have an answer to responsible all-day childcare.