Timewasting: AFTN’s Must See Football TV In 2012

Timewasting: AFTN’s Must See Football TV In 2012

Not coming soon, to a television sceen near you – AFTN TV.

Vancouver’s latest cable station of the imagination.

Here’s a sneak peak of our initial weekday evening schedule…


19.00 – 20.00: THE WONDER YEARS – Multi part documentary series about Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s proud history and successes. This week, the 1979 Soccer Bowl
20.00 – 21.00: MYTHBUSTERS – Tonight, Mustapha Jarju shows us that he is indeed a professional football

21.00 – 22.00: BORED TO DEATH – Members of Seattle’s ECS ramble on endlessly about how they invented football supporting in North America
22.00 – 23.00: LOST – Drama about a Vancouver based football manager who has clearly lost the plot
23.00 – 00.00: THE BIG DEBATE – Tonight’s topic: who would have been better in charge of the 2011 Whitecaps? Caps CEO Paul Barber, WWE’s Paul Bearer or a barber’s pole?


19.00 – 20.00: WOULD YOU LOOK AT THAT – Sportsnet’s Craig MacEwen travels around North America screaming at natural occurances he sees in the street
20.00 – 21.00: ER – A day in the life of John Thorrington
21.00 – 22.00: THE BIGGEST LOSER – Documentary charting Toronto FC’s first five playoff free years
22.00 – 23.00: ONCE UPON A TIME – Story time with Paul Barber. Tonight, how he’ll help the Whitecaps become a Top 25 club in the world
23.00 – 00.00: STRIP POKER – Late night fun as Zooey Deschanel, Kaley Cuoco and Ksenia Solo sit around a table playing poker, wearing nothing but Whitecaps football strips. Just cos…


19.00 – 19.30: FRIENDS – Eric Hassli and Davide Chiumiento share a loft apartment and chat the hours away at the local Gershon Koffie house. Oh the shenanigans!
19.30 – 20.00: RIGHT BACK ROULETTE – Random men, with a dream, if not the talent, battle it out for the coveted position. Who will win this week’s lottery?
20.00 – 21.00: HUFFY THE EMPIRE PLAYER – A fly on the wall documentary about Omar Salgado’s first season with Vancouver Whitecaps
21.00 – 22.00: THE INVISIBLE MAN – Drama serial re-make of the HG Wells classic, starring Philippe Davies
22.00 – 23.00: GRIMM – Vancouver Whitecaps 2011 season in review
23.00 – 00.00: TOMMY AND FRIENDS – A one man show


19.00 – 20.30: MONKEY TENNIS – Everyone’s favourite sport is back for a ninety minute extravaganza. Watch where you hide those bananas!
20.30 – 21.00: THE WEAKEST LINK – Will Tommy be facing the walk of shame again this week?
21.00 – 22.00: PERSON OF INTEREST – Transfer talk with Martin Rennie
22.00 – 23.00: THE MENTALIST – Talk show with Mouloud Akloul
23.00 – 00.00: SPIN CLASS – with Paul Barber


19.00 – 20.00: THE AMAZING RACISTS – Teams of alleged racists race around the world for a big cash prize. Tonight, footballers John Terry and Luis Suarez face a roadblock after discovering their taxi driver is black
20.00 – 21.00: GAME OF THRONES – Sporting biopic telling the story of Toronto FC and how their last five years have gone down the toilet. They said “Winter Is Coming”. He came. They were still shit.
21.00 – 23.00: FRIDAY FILM NIGHT :- TOMMY – A remake of the Who’s classic rock opera about a deaf, dumb and blind football manager
23.00 – 00.00: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CAMILO – Vancouver Whitecaps’ Brazilian striker shows the last four minutes of April’s home game against Kansas City on a loop

Authored by: Michael McColl

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