Canada’s Cottage Life unveils fall schedule

The Blue Ant Media-owned Canadian digital channel launches September 4, with series including The Fabulous Beekman Boys (pictured) and Buying Alaska.
August 26, 2013

Blue Ant Media has unveiled the fall schedule for Canadian digital channel Cottage Life, which it acquired last December when the company purchased lifestyle company Cottage Life Media.

The channel’s fall line-up will launch September 4 with a slew of home-grown cottage-themed lifestyle, food and DIY series.

Epic, a series about extravagant cottage amenities and the people who design them, will lead the schedule, premiering Wednesday September 4 at 9 p.m.; while Selling Big, which follows auctioneers the Ritchie Bros as they sell-off large industrial equipment, will follow at 10 p.m.

Cottage Life’s Thursday line-up kicks off September 5 with Buying Alaska, a series about the unique properties and surroundings of the state, premiering at 9 p.m. Meanwhile, My Retreat, which showcases iconic and quirky cottages, debuts at 9:30 p.m.; followed by Compete to Eat, a cottage cook-off series, at 10 p.m.

Farm Kings, which follows the trials and tribulations of the King Family of Freedom Farms, joins the line-up Tuesdays at 9 p.m starting Sept. 10, followed by The Fabulous Beekman Boys, a series featuring former Amazing Race competitors as they learn the ropes of farming, at 10 p.m.

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