The new Joyful Fall 2012 programming season is beginning! Here are the highlights of Joytv’s not-to-be-missed comedies, series, movies and documentaries coming your way starting Monday, September 3.
FAMILY FRIENDLY SERIES
THE WORLDS FAITHS
THE WORLD OF THE UNEXPLAINED
FALL 2012 HIGHLIGHTS
The return of Girl Power I Love Lucy and The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Funny Men Jack Klugman, Tony Randall and Bob Newhart
Great Family Viewing 7th Heaven and Heartland
World Premiere Documentaries and The World of The Unexplained The Conspiracy Show and What Really….Happened?
The return of Great Blockbuster and Classic Movies at 8pm!
GO GIRL POWER
5 Time Emmy Award Winner!
Weekdays at 3:30pm
We all have our favourite “Lucy Moments”. Whether she’s plotting to land a part in her husband Ricky’s nightclub act or concocting another sure-fire “get-rich-quick” scheme, it’s a laugh-a-minute as Lucy gets into jams, scrapes, and predicaments of all kinds!
Weekdays at 5:30
“The show was a light in my life, and Mary was a trailblazer for my generation. She’s the reason I wanted my own production company” – Oprah Winfrey
No one had ever seen a character like Mary Richards on TV before when The Mary Tyler Moore Show hit the airwaves in 1970 and continued to captivate audiences for the next 7 years. She was a modern, independent, career-driven, 30-something single woman trying to make it on her own in Minneapolis at WJM-TV, the lowest-rated news station in town. With help from a legendary cast like Ed Asner, Lou Grant, Gavin McLeod, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, and Betty White, television history was made.
Starring Jack Klugman and Tony Randall
Weeknights at 6pm.
Based on the Broadway play by Neil Simon, this unforgettable 1970′s sitcom follows the lives of two mismatched childhood friends, Felix Unger and Oscar Madison. Felix is a prim, fastidious photographer and compulsive cleaner; Oscar is a gruff, sloppy sportswriter for the New York Herald. The conflicts are endless and hilarious, as each upset the other’s way of life!
Weeknights at 6:30pm
Bob Newhart’s deadpan delivery remains unmatched in the role of Chicago psychologist Dr. Robert “Bob” Hartley. His comic genius shines in this 1970s sitcom featuring the professional and personal misadventures of his family, patients, friends, and colleagues.
TRADITIONAL & NOT SO TRADITIONAL FAMILY MATTERS
Weekdays at 4pm starting September 3
Based on the books by Lauren Brooke, this family drama follows sisters Amy and Lou Fleming and their grandfather Jack through the highs and lows of life on a horse ranch in Alberta.
Weekdays at 5:00pm
The dysfunctional Simpsons family returns! Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the ten year old underachiever (and proud of it), Lisa is the unappreciated eight year old genius, and Maggie is the cute, pacifier loving, silent infant.
Protestant minister Eric Camden and his wife Annie have always had their hands full caring for seven children, not to mention the friends, sweethearts, spouses, and other visitors that continually come and go in their home.
Fridays at 10pm
A team of veteran correspondents investigate the latest issues on one of television’s most recognized and revered news magazine series. Hosted by Elizabeth Vargas & Chris Cuomo.
THE WORLD OF THE UNEXPLAINED
Weeknights at 11:30pm
Richard Syrett, host of The New AM740/ZoomerRadio program of the same name, brings more of his fascinating findings to television. The Conspiracy Show investigates extraordinary claims within the fields of conspiracy, supernatural, paranormal, and UFO phenomena and features interviews with some of the world’s preeminent researchers, independent thinkers, skeptics, and authors.
Canada’s premiere science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer follows the search for the truth behind so-called supernatural phenomena. From reincarnation to alien abduction, where does fact end and fiction begin?
Human beings are obsessed with trying to predict events to come. I Prophesy: The Future Revealed, an anthology series from Vision TV, takes a critical look at the predictions of present-day oracles and considers the possible tomorrows that await us.
Saturday & Sunday at 10pm
Saturday, September 22 & 29 at 10pm
The revival of the local “folk religions” that govern village life and the rebirth of the indigenous faiths of Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism, and the work of Canadian ethnologists bringing this to international attention.
ENIGMA – Documentary Series
Sundays at 10pm
A Canadian documentary series that investigates enigmas throughout history. Each episode looks at a riddle, a puzzle, or a mystery found in various topics as immortality, the walking dead, and spiritual sages.
Monday – Friday at 8pm
THE WORLD’S FAITHS AND FESTIVALS
In 2011/12, Joytv premiered over 15 original, intelligent provocative documentaries and series including The Science of Sin, Decoding Christianity, and the spiritual and musical journey of Canadian singer, Ellen Gould-Ventura as she struggles with her newly minted Jewishness in Marshala. 2012/13 will see premiere documentaries on God’s influence in American thought and politics, and address theme’s such as the afterlife, apocalyptic predictions, anti-semitism and different faith traditions.
Saturday, September 8 at 10pm
Examines the complex issue of forgiveness and includes the perspective of several different world religions. This documentary profiles several individuals that have suffered deep personal wounds from intra-family betrayal to individual acts of crime and violence.
Saturday, September 15 at 10pm
Canadian radio and television personality Ralph Benmurgui hosts this documentary investigating the symbolic meaning of the many customs and traditions associated with Rosh Hashanah, such as the blowing of the ram’s horn, or shofar.
UPCOMING SPECIAL DATES…
THANKSGIVING – Monday, October 8
HALLOWEEN – Wednesday, October 31
REMEMBRANCE DAY – Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12
CHRISTMAS SEASON – December
Joytv’s Arts, Lifestyle, Multi-cultural & Community News Features
Videographers: Dean Atwal & Leah Bolton
10 local ‘positive’ 90 second news features/week
Broadcast throughout the full Joytv programming schedule