Bravo! bows January programming

Highlights include new episodes of Dirt, more Bravo!Videos and Bravo!Fact Presents and loads of one-hour docs on Canadian artists.

New episodes of Dirt will continue Fridays at 10 pm and 1 am ET/7 pm and 10 pm PT, with repeat episodes airing Saturdays at 11 pm ET/8 pm PT. Guest appearances by Jennifer Aniston and celebrity blogger Perez Hilton are featured this month.

Meanwhile, Bravo!Videos will continue airing Fridays at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT, followed by Bravo!Fact Presents at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT.

Season two of Cover Stories, the documentary series about the fashion industry, will air Thursdays at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT, beginning Jan. 24. The Montreal Jazz Festival 2007 will premiere Tuesdays at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT, beginning Jan. 15, with performances by some of the artists who appeared at the festival, including Molly Johnson, Sophie Milman and Randy Bachman (pictured).

On Jan. 5 at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT, My Beat: The Life and Times of Bruce Cockburn details the life of the Canadian music legend, and features live performances of some of his hit songs. On Jan. 6 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT, The Space I Have Seen…: A Portrait of the Architect Pierre Thibault will air. The documentary explores Thibault’s work and creative process.

The Canadian premiere of Dance Sport: IDSF World Latin Championships will air Jan. 7 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT.

The Long Song will air Jan. 12 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT. It’s a one-hour documentary about the collaboration between a Mongolian singer, a Chinese Pipa player and a Russian cellist in Montréal. Three young men try to make a living in India’s largest cities using public art to convey their hopes and dreams in Writings on the Wall, airing Jan. 13 at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT. Then at 8pm ET/5pm PT there’s Borradaile’s Century, a one-hour documentary tracing Canadian Osmond Borradaile’s work as a cameraman and filmmaker. On Jan. 17 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT, the one-hour doc Curveball: W.P. Kinsella will profile the Canadian author best known for writing Shoeless Joe, upon which the movie Field of Dreams was based.

Synchronicity will air Jan. 26 at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT to highlight the musical collaboration of pianist/composer Heather Schmidt and cellist Shauna Rolston. Panych Plays!, a one-hour documentary profiling the two-time recipient of the Governor General’s Award for Drama, Canadian playwright Morris Panych, will air Jan. 30 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT.