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CBC ANNOUNCES 2017-18 PROGRAMMING SLATE

The CBC 2017 fall primetime television schedule:

MONDAY
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) - Murdoch Mysteries *NEW SEASON*
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) - Alias Grace *NEW SERIES*(Sept)/Frankie Drake *NEW SERIES*(Nov)

TUESDAY
8 p.m. (8:30 NT)- Rick Mercer Report *NEW SEASON*
8:30 p.m. (9 NT) - This Hour Has 22 Minutes *NEW SEASON*
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) - Kim’s Convenience *NEW SEASON*
9:30 p.m. (10 NT) - Mr. D *NEW SEASON*

WEDNESDAY
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) – The Great British Baking Show/The Great Canadian Baking Show *NEW SERIES*
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) - The Durrells *NEW SERIES*(Sept)/Top of the Lake: China Girl *NEW SERIES*(Oct)

THURSDAY
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) - Dragons’ Den *NEW SEASON, NEW NIGHT*
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) - The Detectives *NEW SERIES*

FRIDAY
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) - Marketplace *NEW SEASON*
8:30 p.m. (9 NT) - Interrupt This Program *NEW SEASON*(Oct)/The Stats of Life *NEW SERIES* (Nov)
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) - the fifth estate *NEW SEASON*

SATURDAY
Daytime: Road to the Olympic Games
6:30 p.m. ET - Hockey Night in Canada

SUNDAY
Daytime: Road to the Olympic Games
7 p.m. (7:30 NT) - Heartland *NEW SEASON*
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) - The Nature of Things *NEW SEASON, NEW NIGHT*
9 p.m. (9:30 NT)Firsthand *NEW SEASON, NEW NIGHT*

See the press release for new program descriptions.
 

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New CBC original television series announced today for the 2017-18 season include:
BURDEN OF PROOF (winter 2018, 10x60)
CAUGHT (winter 2018, 5x60)
THE DETECTIVES (fall 2017, 8x60)
LITTLE DOG (winter 2018, 7x30)
THE STATS OF LIFE (fall 2017, 1x60, 4x30)

New CBC KIDS titles include animated series ADDISON (fall 2017, 20x11); BEAT BUGS (winter 2018, 52x11) and preschool series BECCA’S BUNCH (fall 2017, 52x11).

Previously announced new CBC original television series for 2017-18:
21 THUNDER(summer 2017, 8x60) premiering July 31
ALIAS GRACE(fall 2017, 6x60) premiering September 25
CRAWFORD(winter 2018, 12x30)
FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES(fall 2017, 11x60)
THEGREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW (fall 2017, 8x60)
THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW, the most recent season of the British series, will also air on CBC beginning August 23
TAKEN (summer 2017, 8x30)

BBC Worldwide:
TOP OF THE LAKE: CHINA GIRL (2017, 7x50) will air fall, 2017. The first season of TOP OF THE LAKE (2013), which originally aired on Bravo Canada, will stream on cbc.ca/watch ahead of the Season 2 premiere.
THE DURRELLS (2016, 6x60) Season 1 will air in fall 2017 on CBC (aired on PBS in 2016)

Returning drama, comedy, factual and arts series include BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW (summer 2017 starting June 27, Season 2); CORONATION STREET (fall 2017, Season 19); DRAGONS’ DEN (fall 2017, Season 12) featuring Arlene Dickinson’s return to the Den; EXHIBITIONISTS (Season 3, fall 2017); weekday daytime series THE GOODS (fall 2017, Season 2); HA!IFAX COMEDY FEST (winter 2018, Season 22); HEARTLAND (fall 2017, Season 11); HELLO GOODBYE (winter 2018, Season 3); INTERRUPT THIS PROGRAM (fall 2017, Season 3); JUST FOR LAUGHS: GALAS (fall 2017); KIM’S CONVENIENCE (fall 2017, Season 2); MR. D (fall 2017, Season 7); MURDOCH MYSTERIES (fall 2017, Season 11); RICK MERCER REPORT (fall 2017, Season 15); SCHITT’S CREEK (winter 2018, Season 4); STILL STANDING (summer 2017 starting June 27, Season 3); THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES (fall 2017, Season 25); WHEN CALLS THE HEART (summer 2017 starting June 18, Season 3); THE WINNIPEG COMEDY FESTIVAL (winter 2018, Season 16); and WORKIN’ MOMS (winter 2018, Season 2).

CBC's award-winning news and documentary programming returning this fall includes flagship daily news program THE NATIONAL, MARKETPLACE (Season 45) and THE FIFTH ESTATE (Season 43). Moving to Sunday nights are acclaimed documentary series FIRSTHAND (Season 3) and David Suzuki’s THE NATURE OF THINGS (Season 57), which will launch its new season with THE WILD CANADIAN YEAR (5x60, River Road Films), showcasing Canada’s extraordinary wildlife.

AWARDS SHOWS: THE JUNO AWARDS (live on CBC on March 25); CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS (winter 2018); CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS (September 10); GOVERNOR GENERAL’S PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS (June 29 & 30); POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE GALA (September 18); and SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE (fall 2017).

OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES PYEONGCHANG 2018 across all platforms from February 9-25, 2018. ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES on CBC, cbcsports.ca and via the CBC Sports app.

Some of the major international events on the CBC Sports schedule in 2017-18 include the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto July 16-23, the FINA World Aquatics Championships July 14-30, the IAAF World Track & Field Championships August 4-13, and the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal October 2-8.
 

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I looked up the times for the summer shows on the various show pages:

Taken Premieres Friday, June 9 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
When Calls the Heart Season 3 premieres Sunday, June 18 at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT)
Baroness von Sketch Show Season 2 premieres Tuesday, June 27 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
Still Standing Season 3 premieres Tuesday, June 27 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)
21 Thunder Premieres Monday, July 31 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)

Summary of CBC series that won't be returning this season: Bellevue, Four in the Morning, Michael: Every Day, Pure, The Romeo Section, Shoot the Messenger, This Life, X Company.

EDIT: Even though the Netflix coproduction Anne isn't on the CBC schedule, it isn't cancelled - Netflix is waiting to see what the viewership is on their service before deciding on season 2.
 

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NEW ORIGINAL TALK SHOW THE FILMMAKERS CELEBRATES GREAT CANADIAN FILMS
CBC announced a new 11-part original talk show launching as a companion to a special Saturday night line-up of celebrated Canadian films. THE FILMMAKERS launched Saturday, July 22 at 8:30 p.m. (10 NT).

CBC REVEALS TEAM OF HOSTS AND JUDGES FOR THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW
THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW will premiere Wednesday, November 1 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC.

PRODUCTION UNDERWAY IN WINNIPEG ON NEW CBC ORIGINAL SERIES BURDEN OF TRUTH STARRING KRISTIN KREUK
BURDEN OF TRUTH (10x60, updated final title) started principal photography on July 2 and will shoot in and around Winnipeg until October for a winter 2018 premiere on CBC.

CBC NEWS ANNOUNCES NEW SUNDAY MORNING TALK SHOW TO BE HOSTED BY WENDY MESLEY
Launching in early 2018, the interactive program will focus on the intersection of media, technology and politics and be broadcast live on CBC and CBC News Network every Sunday morning, with further details to be confirmed at a later date.

CBC AND CALGARY STAMPEDE ANNOUNCE TWO-YEAR MEDIA RIGHTS AGREEMENT EXTENSION
The current media rights agreement between CBC Sports and the Calgary Stampede has been extended through 2019. The 2018 Calgary Stampede will run from July 6–15.

CBC and SundanceTV Greenlight Tainted Blood Miniseries "Unspeakable"
CBC and SundanceTV have greenlit a new eight-part drama miniseries "Unspeakable," focused on the tainted blood scandal in Canada in the early 1980s. The project will be filmed in Canada in early 2018 for broadcast on CBC in Canada and SundanceTV in the U.S.
 

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CBC AND NETFLIX RENEW NORTHWOOD ENTERTAINMENT?S ACCLAIMED SERIES ANNE (WITH AN E) FOR A SECOND SEASON

CBC and Netflix today announced they have renewed acclaimed series ANNE (WITH AN E) for a second season. Season 2 of the series (known as ANNE in Canada, and ANNE WITH AN E on Netflix) begins shooting this fall and returns in 2018 with 10 episodes.


CBC NEWS ANNOUNCES NEW TEAM TO HOST THE NATIONAL

CBC News today announced new hosting details for flagship news program The National. Starting this fall, the new National will be hosted by a team of four award-winning journalists on a nightly basis: senior correspondent Adrienne Arsenault, based in Toronto; political reporter and host Rosemary Barton, based in Ottawa; CBC Vancouver host Andrew Chang, based in Vancouver; and veteran host and reporter Ian Hanomansing; who will be based in Toronto. Offering Canadians a new kind of evening news, the four working journalists will host as an integrated team and also report their own stories to offer more in-depth original journalism and live coverage from more locations across Canada. The new National will launch Monday, November 6 at 9 p.m. ET on CBC NEWS NETWORK and 10 p.m. (10:30 NT) in all time zones on CBC.
 

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Hopefully the network will put a "viewer discretion" warning on Anne for season 2. This is not an Anne for young children. There's nothing wrong with that but a warning is needed as it is on most other TV series offering possibly inappropriate content.
 

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CBC ANNOUNCES FALL 2017 BROADCAST PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW AND RETURNING TELEVISION SERIES

All series will also be available to stream on the CBC TV app and at cbc.ca/watch
(all times local with the exception of Newfoundland, please add half an hour to all times)

MONDAYS
2 p.m. The Goods Season 2 premieres Sept. 18 (Mon - Fri)
7 p.m. Coronation Street Fall premiere Sept. 18 (back-to-back episodes on Mondays)
7:30 p.m. Coronation Street (Mon- Fri)
8 p.m. Murdoch Mysteries Season 11 premieres Sept. 25
9 p.m. Alias Grace Miniseries premieres Sept. 25 / Frankie Drake Mysteries New series premieres Nov. 6
10 p.m. The National New format launches Nov. 6

TUESDAYS
8 p.m. Rick Mercer Report Season 15 premieres Sept. 26
8:30 p.m. This Hour Has 22 Minutes Season 25 premieres Sept. 26
9 p.m. Kim’s Convenience Season 2 premieres Sept. 26
9:30 p.m. Mr. D Season 7 premieres Sept. 26

WEDNESDAYS
8 p.m. The Great British Baking Show Season 7 premieres Aug. 23 / The Great Canadian Baking Show New series premieres Nov. 1
9 p.m. The Durrells New series premieres Sept. 13 /Top of the Lake: China Girl New series premieres Oct. 25

THURSDAYS
8 p.m. Dragons’ Den *NEW NIGHT* Season 12 premieres Sept. 28 with a two-hour special

FRIDAYS
8 p.m. Marketplace Season 45 premieres Sept.15
8:30 p.m. The Investigators with Diana Swain New season premieres Sept. 15 / Interrupt This Program Season 3 premieres Oct.13 /The Stats of Life New series premieres Nov.24
9 p.m. The Fifth Estate Season 43 premieres Sept.15
12:30 a.m. Exhibitionists Season 3 premieres Sept.22

SATURDAYS
Daytime Road to the Olympic Games Fall season premieres Oct 21 at 4 p.m. ET
6:30 p.m. ET Hockey Night in Canada

SUNDAYS
Daytime Road to the Olympic Games
3:30 p.m. Exhibitionists
5 p.m. The Wonderful World of Disney
7 p.m Heartland Season 11 premieres Sept.24
8 p.m. The Nature of Things *NEW NIGHT* Season 57 premieres Sept. 24
9 p.m. CBC Docs POV *NEW NAME, NEW NIGHT* Season 4 premieres Sept. 24

CBC DOCS POV was formerly FIRSTHAND.
 

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THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW will be broadcast Tuesday, Nov. 28 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS. (Source)
 

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Herc:
Also known in UK as "Loch Ness" - see IMbTV
 

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`TIS THE SEASON FOR CBC HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING

New Original Holiday Movies & Specials:
DREAMING OF A JEWISH CHRISTMAS (new one-hour documentary) – Thursday, December 7 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES: STATE OF THE WORLD (new one-hour special) — Tuesday, December 12 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)
THE GREAT NORTHERN CANDY DROP (new half-hour animated special) – Sunday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. (8 NT) and Thursday, December 21 at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT)
MURDOCH MYSTERIES: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (new two-hour special) – Monday, December 18 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Monday, December 25 at 6 p.m. (6:30 NT)
JFL GALA – MONTREAL: AN INTERVENTION (BECAUSE WE LOVE YOU) – Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
AIR FARCE NEW YEAR’S EVE 2017 – Sunday, December 31 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT), Monday, January 1 at 12:05 a.m. (12:35 NT)
RON JAMES: THE HIGH ROAD – Sunday, December 31 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) and Thursday, January 4 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)
CANADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE – Sunday, December 31 at 11 p.m. (11:30 NT)
JFL GALA – JANE KRAKOWSKI: GET HAPPY– Tuesday, January 2 at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
TOWER OF SONG: A MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO LEONARD COHEN – Wednesday, January 3 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)

See the press release for additional holiday-themed movies and series.


MICHAEL BUBLÉ SET TO ENTERTAIN AND DELIGHT AUDIENCES AS HOST OF THE 2018 JUNO AWARDS, MARCH 25
The 2018 JUNO Awards will be held at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Sunday, March 25, 2018 and broadcast live across Canada on CBC and CBC Radio and around the world on CBCMusic.ca at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET (6 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT, 9 p.m. AT, 9:30 p.m. NT).
 

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CBC ANNOUNCES WINTER 2018 PREMIERE DATES FOR NEW AND RETURNING SERIES

SUNDAYS
Daytime: Road to the Olympic Games *Season 3 continues each weekend
5 p.m. (6 NT) – The Wonderful World of Disney
7 p.m. (7:30 NT) – Heartland *Season 11 continues Jan. 7
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) – The Nature of Things *Season 57 continues Jan. 7
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) – CBC Docs POV *Season 4 continues Jan. 7
10 p.m. (10:30 NT) – The National (Sunday to Friday)

MONDAYS
2 p.m. (2:30 NT) – The Goods (Monday to Friday)
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) – Murdoch Mysteries * Season 11 continues Jan. 8
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) – Frankie Drake Mysteries * Debut season continues Jan. 8
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) – Caught *NEW ORIGINAL SERIES premieres Feb. 26

TUESDAYS
8:00 p.m. (9:30 NT) – Rick Mercer Report *Season 15 (final season) continues Jan. 9
8:30 p.m. (9 NT) – This Hour Has 22 Minutes * Season 25 continues Jan. 9, Baroness von Sketch Show’s Meredith MacNeill joins as correspondent
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) — Schitt’s Creek * Season 4 premieres Jan. 9
9:30 p.m. (10 NT) – Workin’ Moms *Season 2 premieres Jan. 9

WEDNESDAYS
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) – Burden of Truth *NEW ORIGINAL SERIES premieres Jan. 10
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) – The Detectives *NEW ORIGINAL SERIES premieres Jan. 10

THURSDAYS
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) – Dragons’ Den *Season 12 continues Jan. 11
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) – The Secret *NEW SERIES* premieres Jan .11
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) — Little Dog *NEW ORIGINAL SERIES premieres Mar. 1

FRIDAYS
Crawford *NEW ORIGINAL SERIES begins streaming Feb. 2
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) – Marketplace *Season 45 continues Jan. 12
8:30 p.m. (9 NT) – Hello Goodbye * Season 3 premieres Jan. 12
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) – The Fifth Estate *Season 43 continues Jan.12

SATURDAYS
Daytime: Road to the Olympic Games *Season 3 continues each weekend
6:30 p.m. ET – Hockey Night in Canada

New additions to CBC’s primetime schedule this winter include BURDEN OF TRUTH (10x60), THE DETECTIVES (8x60), CAUGHT (5x60), LITTLE DOG (7x30) and Irish miniseries THE SECRET (4x60). CRAWFORD (12x30) will begin streaming on Fri. Feb. 2, for binge-viewing on the CBC TV app and cbc.ca/watch. The series will also broadcast on CBC in summer 2018.

Returning series SCHITT’S CREEK (Season 4, 13x30), WORKIN’ MOMS (Season 2, 13x30) and HELLO GOODBYE (Season 3, 9x30).

From Feb. 9 to 25, CBC will showcase the OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES PYEONGCHANG 2018 . In the lead up to the Games, CBC SPORTS will connect Canadians with high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world as ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES continues each weekend.

All series will also be available to stream on the CBC TV app and at cbc.ca/watch.
 

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Canada's New Year's Eve: A Countdown to 2018

Watch on CBC and stream online via cbc.ca/watch and the CBC YouTube channel on Sunday, December 31 at 11 p.m. ET, CT, MT, PT (11:30 AT, 11:50 NT). See the press release for performers in your region.


Rogers Media and CBC Sign New 7-Year Sub-Licensing Agreement for Hockey Night in Canada Broadcasts and Stanley Cup Playoffs - CBC Media Centre

Rogers Media and CBC have signed a new seven-year sub-licensing agreement for English-language broadcasts of Hockey Night in Canada and the Stanley Cup playoffs, which runs through the end of the 2025-26 season when Rogers’s 12-year national broadcast rights deal with the NHL is due to expire.
 
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