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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 2019-10-22, 12:42 PM Thread Starter
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CBC Listen free audio streaming service

CBC announced the launch of CBC Listen, a new audio streaming service offering best-in-class Canadian content across award-winning CBC Podcasts, CBC Radio and CBC Music on the easy-to-navigate website and app. A one-stop destination, CBC Listen transports audiences into a world of sound, providing access to more than 200 free, curated CBC Music playlists featuring brand new releases from Canadian artists; CBC’s full podcast catalogue, including critically acclaimed series Someone Knows Something, Uncover, Front Burner and Love Me; and the ability to listen to CBC Radio One and CBC Music radio shows live, with select shows on-demand.

Key features of CBC Listen include:
● A personalized audio experience with the ability to bookmark content for future listening and access recently played content
● The versatile service allows users to cast audio to any AirPlay or Chromecast enabled device
● The ability to stream CBC Podcasts such as Party Lines, Chosen Family or Uncover anytime, or download them for offline listening on-the-go
● CBC Music playlists are sorted by genre, including folk, jazz, electronic, pop, rock, classical, hip-hop and country as well as themed playlists such as Chill Out , Indigenous Hip-Hop, Film Scores, and Workout Mix for easy discoverability
● The ability for a user to pick up where they left off with continuous play on bookmarked and downloaded content
● A sleep timer to customize listening to the user’s schedule
● 100% free access to CBC Listen, with no fees or subscriptions required

CBC Listen is available for free as an app for iOS and Android devices and online at cbc.ca/listen .

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CBC has announced the worldwide release of true crime podcast series, HUNTING WARHEAD (6x45), a unique international co-production between CBC Podcasts and Norway’s Verdens Gang (VG) newspaper. The first two episodes of the six-part series are now available to download on the new CBC Listen app and all podcast platforms including, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts, with two new episodes released weekly. (CBC Press Release)
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Expect Theatre and CBC Podcasts announce a new season of PlayME, the podcast series that turns the hottest Canadian plays into audio fiction. PlayME kicks off the season with the thriller Butcher by Governor General Award-winning writer Nicolas Billon. All three episodes of Butcher are available now on the new CBC Listen App, or wherever you get your podcasts including, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and PlayMEpodcast.com.

In addition to Butcher, the new season will feature: The Boy In The Moon (January 21, 2020); Crawlspace (March 3, 2020); Take da Milk, Nah? (May 5, 2020); and carried away on the crest of a wave (June 9, 2020). Each play will be recorded in three episodes, followed by an in-depth interview with the respective writer.

A selection of 15 plays from PlayME’s previous seasons are also available now at cbc.ca/playmeCBC.

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CBC Calgary announced the launch of the new political podcast WEST OF CENTRE. Hosted by Kathleen Petty, the weekly podcast explores the voices, experiences and misunderstandings of the western part of the country, Alberta in particular. The first three episodes are currently available on the CBC Listen App, at cbc.ca/westofcentre or wherever you get your favourite podcasts. (Full Press Release)
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CBC Calgary announced the launch of the new political podcast WEST OF CENTRE. Hosted by Kathleen Petty, the weekly podcast explores the voices, experiences and misunderstandings of the western part of the country, Alberta in particular. The first three episodes are currently available on the CBC Listen App, at cbc.ca/westofcentre or wherever you get your favourite podcasts. (Full Press Release)
how exciting! can't wait to listen to this one.
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Wish CBC gave more exposure to its podcasts/limited run shows on Radio One instead of playing reruns during weekday afternoons...
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