New Original Holiday Programming
(for NT broadcast times, add 30 minutes unless otherwise specified)
WHEN CALLS THE HEART ‘THE HEART OF CHRISTMAS’ (new two-hour special) - Sunday, November 25 at 4 p.m.
DRAGON’S DEN HOLIDAY SPECIAL (new one-hour special) - Thursday, November 29 at 8 p.m.
WHEN CALLS THE HEART ‘THE CHRISTMAS WISHING TREE’ (new two-hour special) - Sunday, December 2 at 3 p.m.
BACK IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS (new one-hour special) - Thursday, December 6 at 8 p.m.
THE 22 MINUTES HOLIDAY SPECIAL (new one-hour special) - Tuesday, December 11 at 8:30 p.m.
ROSS PETTY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE FAMILY MUSICAL WITH A SCROOGE LOOSE! (new two-hour musical comedy) - Sunday, December 16 at 6 p.m.
INVISIBLE ESSENCE: THE LITTLE PRINCE (new documentary special) - Monday, December 17 at 8 p.m. ET on documentary Channel
MERRY CHRISTMAS, JOHNNY ROSE (SCHITT’S CREEK) (new half-hour special) - Tuesday, December 18 at 9 p.m.
STARS ON ICE (2018) (new one-hour special) - Thursday, December 20 at 9 p.m.
DISNEY PARKS CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE (two-hour special) - Tuesday, December 25 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
GETTING TO THE NUTCRACKER (new documentary special) – Sunday, December 23 at 9 p.m. ET on documentary Channel and Tuesday, December 25 at 2 p.m. on CBC
ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE (new two-hour special) - Wednesday, December 26 at 8 p.m.
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FARCE NEW YEAR’S EVE 2018 (new one-hour special) - Monday, December 31 at 8 p.m.
CANADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE: COUNTDOWN TO 2019 - Monday, December 31 at 11 p.m. (11:50 p.m. NT, 11:20 p.m. AT)
has the holidays covered with a full morning special, CBC KIDS BEST HOLIDAY MORNING EVER!!, on Saturday, December 22 at 6 a.m. (7:30 a.m. NT, 7 a.m. AT), featuring THE GREAT NORTHERN CANDY DROP and THE CURSE OF CLARA, as well as the premiere of SUPER AGENT JON LE BON: RESCUING THE NORTH POLE and festive episodes of CBC Kids’ favourites including PJ MASKS, THE FURCHESTER HOTEL, BECCA’S BUNCH and STELLA AND SAM.
Classic holiday favourites airing this December on CBC include: A Christmas Story; Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Frosty the Snowman; Home Alone; Miracle on 34th Street; Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean; National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Scrooge; White Christmas
; and more. A complete schedule of CBC’s holiday movies, specials and animated classics will be available at cbc.ca/holiday. In addition to broadcast, select holiday programming will be available to stream live and on-demand on the CBC TV streaming app and at cbc.ca/watch.
Full Press Release
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