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Canal Vie is sure to sizzle with its new summertime cooking show!

A great surprise awaits Canal Vie‘s viewers this summer as Quebec host Joël Legendre will introduce a new summertime cooking show! In the original production Un été avec Joël, Joël Legendre welcomes his guests in a bucolic setting as he prepares a delightful summer meal to share among friends. From a group of motorcycle enthusiasts to a team of young soccer players to  various family members, Joël adapts his menu to his guests’ passions and preferences, all the better to enjoy the simple pleasures of summer!

In order to promote its newest original production, Canal Vie has planned an out-of-home ad campaign as well as several public relations events throughout the summer, mainly in May and June. Expect Un été avec Joël to be this summer’s most successful series on the most feminine network in Quebec!


New documentary series will also be presented on Canal Vie this summer. Here is a quick overview… 

New documentary series

This summer, Canal Vie will present the second season of original documentary series Simplement vedette, hosted by Marie-Claude Barrette. The series explores sensitive topics that have touch the lives of Quebec celebrities like homosexuality, addiction and mental health.

Other documentaries to watch for this summer include original productions Mes 30 jours non transformés, hosted by nutritionist Geneviève O’Gleman, Enfants tyrans and the acquisition Secrets of the Royal Nursery, where we discover the behind-the-scenes preparations for the arrival of the Royal baby.

New Episodes on Canal Vie

Backyards will be the stars of Canal Vie’s summer programming, with new episodes of the original production Des idées de grandeur dans ma cour and a new season of Decked Out (Fr. V.: Le pro du patio) with handyman Paul Lafrance.

Fans of decorating shows will also be treated to new episodes of original production Chick Shack, as well as new episodes of acquisitions For Rent (Fr. V.: À louer), My House, Your Money (Fr. V.: Ma maison, ton argent) and Income Property (Fr. V.: Propriétaire et prospère). Chopped (Fr. V.: Vous êtes cuits!) will also be returning with a couple of new episodes this summer!

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


Finally, we would like to inform your that the website will be refreshed and adopting a new platform this summer. An advertising campaign is being planned in July to announce the launch of the new Stay tuned to learn more!

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