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Canal D: Hot new series and documentaries all summer long!

This summer, Canal D will continue to feature unique documentary series, in addition to 4 new and diverse series.

Alaska: Ice Cold Killers (French title to be confimed)

As America’s last true frontier, Alaska is an ideal destination for people wanting to experience the intrinsic beauty of isolated nature — but its wilderness also provides the perfect setting for keeping secrets. People go missing as if swallowed by the elements, but often there’s something far more sinister to blame.

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Doomsday Preppers(Fr. V.: Famille Apocalypse)

Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it.

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World’s Toughest Truckers(French title to be confirmed)

From transporting cattle through the desolate, sun baked roads of the Australian Outback to carrying fragile loads through the icy, treacherous Indian Himalayas, eight of the world’s most experienced truck drivers go head to head in some of the harshest environments on earth.

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Evil Twins (French title to be confirmed) 

There’s something oddly fascinating about twins. Maybe it’s the secret languages they create, their identical façade, or the claim that one can feel when the other is hurt. But when one twin turns bad, does the other stay pure of heart? Channeling sibling rivalries and deadly childhood pacts, Evil Twins follows true-crime mysteries surrounding real-life cases of these evil archetypes.

Animal Cops: Houston (French title to be confirmed)

Animal Cops: Houstonis an observational documentary series following the work of the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The HSPCA receives over 10,000 reports of cruelty or neglect every year, and its small team of investigators is dedicated to helping these victims of abuse.


New Episodes on Canal D

The Beat (Fr. V.: Vancouver interdit) is back for a 2nd season on Canal D this summer. This time, the series follows the Vancouver Police Department’s Beat Enforcement Team, as they patrol the city’s Downtown Eastside – a hotbed of drug abuse, prostitution, mental illness and violent crime.    


For all the details regarding Canal D’s 2013 Summer line-up, visit our interactive schedules on the AstralTVPlus website





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