TORONTO, Oct. 6 /CNW/ - Do art and architecture go hand in hand? Is there
ever a right way to prepare children for the loss of a parent? How is your
community affected by changes in the economy? And how far would you go to
uncover your family's past? These are just a few of the many thought-provoking
questions TVO's documentaries, dramas and current affairs programs will raise
through its November 2008 schedule.
During the month of November, TVO will feature a number of documentaries
exploring the theme of architecture and art to coincide with the opening of
the transformed Art Gallery of Ontario, redesigned by architect Frank Gehry.
On Sunday November 16 beginning at 8 pm, TVO presents the North American
premiere of the extraordinary three-part documentary The Mummy Diaries, in
which mothers with incurable illness learn how to say goodbye to their
children. Immediately following the first episode viewers can go to TVO's
Web/TV program Your Voice at TVOParents.com where host Cheryl Jackson and
expert guests take questions from viewers and discuss issues raised in the
On November 17 at 8 pm, TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin heads north
for a look at the mining and forestry economy in the second program examining
and exploring Ontario's changing economies.
On November 19 at 10 pm on The View From Here, TVO has the world premiere
of The Rise and Fall of the Grumpy Burger, in which a Windsor-area filmmaker
investigates his family's past and its claim to inventing fast food.
Also in November, the North American premiere of 10 Days to War is a
gripping drama unveiling the backroom deals in the countdown to the Iraq War.
And for Remembrance Day, TVO present a rare new production of The Diary of
For more information on these programs and more, please visit TVO's
November 2008 media highlights at
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source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires, and
stimulates curiosity and thought. TVO's vision is to empower people to be
engaged citizens of Ontario through educational media.
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