Life Is But a Dream
Saturday, Feb. 16, HBO Canada (check listings for times)
On the high-spiked heels of her decidedly non-lip-synched Super Bowl halftime performance, the pop diva extends her brand with this self-produced profile (which she also co-directed) that goes behind the music to examine her long journey to stardom.
The Amazing Race
Sunday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m.,
CBS and CTV
The reality-competition show most beloved by the Emmys begins its 22nd season with 11 two-person teams embarking on a 50,000-kilometre sprint around the globe. Included in this year's field of contestants are former NHLer Bates Battaglia and his younger brother, Anthony.
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
Sunday, Feb. 17, at 9 p.m.,
CBC News Network
This powerful documentary, which premièred at last year's Toronto International Film Festival and recently aired stateside on HBO, exposes decades of abuse by a Catholic priest at a school for deaf children in Wisconsin, and then follows the maze of denials and coverups all the way to the Vatican.