Here are some suggestions for shows and films to watch on French-language television on Thursday, January 14:
“99 reasons to love”
Félix-Antoine Tremblay once again proves that Toronto has many charms. Among other things, the Queen City praises diversity, as evidenced by the East End district. This is where you find Cabbagetown, a historic place marked by Irish immigrants, and restaurants with various flavors.
Thursday, 2 p.m., Évasion.
There is no shortage of original challenges to kick off the show’s 11th season. Chefs have to use gardening tools to chop their salad, while one of them has to concoct a cherry pie while holding a huge cherry on his head. And it’s only just started…
Thursday, 5 p.m., Zest.
Bario, Marilou, Momo and Val are interested in stone and play a funny trick on Neo. Around the theme of the day, we make a chess game using stones, we meet an eccentric sculptor, we have fun in a quarry and we talk about the Stone Age.
Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Télé-Québec.
“Who killed Jeffrey Epstein?”
Three-hour documentary revolving around two mysteries: the creation of a prostitution ring by multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein and the death of this man, announced as suicide, behind bars, in the summer of 2019. Exclusive interviews and new clues come to flesh it out.
Thursday, 8 p.m., Investigation.
“The return of the brave”
We can no longer count the soldiers transformed by their mission in Iraq. Particularly after a long stay, some find it difficult to resume the course of a normal life with their loved ones. A war drama cast by Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Biel, Brian Presley and 50 Cent.
Thursday, 8 p.m., Take 2.
Last July, the assassination of the young sisters Norah and Romy Carpentier, aged 11 and 6 respectively, shook the province. Félix Séguin looks at the police investigation carried out in connection with this sordid story in which a father committed the irreparable before taking his own life.
Thursday, 9 p.m., VAT.
Called to replace a last-minute pugilist, former boxer Jim Braddock caused surprise by snatching victory in the ring. In the midst of the Great Depression, the American people fell under the spell of man. Acclaimed biographical film, starring Russell Crowe and Renée Zellweger.
Thursday, 11 p.m., ME ET CIE.