As real as it gets: Five must-see Canadian TV shows


If you cannot get enough of watching the best Canadian films then maybe it is time for you to binge-watch and get the right dose of the five best Canadian TV shows filled with drama, crime, thrill, sci-fi world, and loads of laughter. Here is a list of the five must-see Canadian TV shows appreciated by the Made Nous, a campaign launched by top entertainment industry players to celebrate the work of Canadian creators.

Orphan Black (2013-2017):

If you are looking for a sci-fi thriller to put some thrill in your life, this series could just do the work. Gaining acclamation from media personalities like Mathieu Chantelois, television personality and journalist, this series is a go. It is about a girl Sarah played by Tatiana Maslany in the lead role who is an outsider and orphan, which makes her living by hustling people. Coming across a suicide of a look-alike of which she assumes her identity to get her account sweep, after which she discovers a dark conspiracy which changes her life forever.It is very captivating till the very end and will keep you guessing. The show has also won multiple awards.

Motive (2013-2016):

This is a unique crime drama with the same old crime but a novel way of storytelling where you won’t be guessing like usual who has done it but rather why he has done it? In every episode, you will get to see the action first and later a team of investigators, led by homicide detective Angie Flynn, who tries to solve the puzzle of the mysterious death of the victims by connecting the dots. This television series will be very engaging and will take you on a thrilling adventure of uncovering the underlying motive behind the murders, as you will try to establish the connection between the victim, murder and motive.

Workin’ Moms (2017):

Workin’ Moms is a Canadian television sitcom starring Catherine Reitman, JessalynWanlim, Dani Kind, and Juno Rinaldi. The series follows a hilarious and yet inspiring life of a welcoming PR executive Kate with her longtime friend which is down to do business psychiatrist Anne. The four develop a strong bond sharing their struggles of urban motherhood filled with daily life hassles like toddlers, tantrums to issues that of career and identity changes. While dealing with it all in their quest to attain a sense of self.

Saving Hope (2012-2017):

Saving Hope is a Canadian supernatural medical drama starring Erica Durance and Michael Hanks, and if you are a big fan of Grey’s Anatomy this is a show for you. The show is set in a fictional hospital Hope Zion Hospital which is located in Toronto. The series revolves around the lives of the doctors and nurses. The supernatural side kicks in when the chief of surgery’s spirit wanders the hospital, who is shown in a coma at the beginning of the show.

Continuum (2012-2015):

Continuum is a bewitching Vancouver based science-fiction police drama series starring Rachel Nichols, an American cop and a group of Rebels. Kiera who is a cop is sent back in time from 2077 to 2012 which is there to stop the Rebels which escaped their execution and traveled back in time to change the course of history by taking down the corporations that are set to rule the world in her very future. She teams up with a young tech guy Alec Sadler and Vancouver Police Department to stop the rebels from changing the course of time forever.

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