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The novelty : The train in me
Do you miss transformation shows? This Quebec adaptation of dragging, a format by American broadcaster TLC, continues this tradition, but this time with three drag queens at the controls. Rita Baga, who needs no introduction, hosts the 13-part series with Pétula Claque, a professional makeup artist, and Sasha Baga, a stylist and hairstylist. In the first half hour, Sophie, a 48-year-old teacher who’s had the same haircut since high school, is transformed. The show’s funniest moment comes when Rita Baga, seeing Sophie’s entire wardrobe, asks, “Are we looking at the pyjamas? »
Crave (a new episode every Sunday)
The return : Three times a day & you
Second season, but the same immaculate kitchen for Marilou. Over the next few months, the host and entrepreneur will host another group of gourmet artists, including Brigitte Boisjoli, Sébastien Benoit, Simon Boulerice, Chantal Fontaine, Mathieu Baron, Jean-Philippe Dion, Émily Bégin, Martin Juneau, Cynthia Wu-Maheux and Benoit McGinnis . In the trailer for the new episodes, posted online in July, Isabelle Racicot talks about the “culinary orgasm” she sometimes feels while eating, and Hélène Bourgeois-Leclerc raves about the idea of a “raclette brunch”. We also highlight several close-ups of salads, tartars, tacos, cookies, cakes, and Eggs Benedict that are particularly delicious.
Zeste, from Wednesday at 7 p.m
In the aftermath: The porter
This ambitious Canadian series, which premiered in its original English version on CBC last winter, unveils a little-known part of our history: black porters on Montreal trains in the early 20th century.e Century, who had the task of taking care of all the needs of the passengers throughout the journey, in particular carrying the luggage, ironing the clothes, shining the shoes, preparing the beds and serving the meals. Divided into eight hour-long episodes, this drama aims to reframe the story of black Canadians that is too often overlooked. The action takes place in the heart of the Saint-Antoine district, now called La Petite-Bourgogne, in the Sud-Ouest district.
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The safe bet: The heart has its reasons
Summer is arguably the only time of year when you can afford to revisit old shows because once fall arrives, the number of new releases is so great that you don’t have time for anything else. That’s why we’re so happy to dive back into the wildly unusual world of Heart has its reasons. More than 15 years later this parody is on soap Marc Brunet’s American film is still effective today, also thanks to the appearances of Marc Labrèche and Anne Dorval. This week, Criquette Brett reveals she’s expecting a child, and Ashley subtly discovers that Brad is the one who buried her brother Brett alive. Not less.
Unis TV, Sunday at 9:30 p.m