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This thread will discuss the schedule updates for the Corus Specialty Channels for the 2019-20 broadcast year. Here is an alphabetical list of Corus Specialty Channels, including French:

ABC Spark, Adult Swim (Canada), BBC CANADA, Cartoon Network, CMT (Canada), Cooking Channel, Cosmopolitan TV, Crime + Investigation, DejaView, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, DIY Network Canada, DTOUR, Food Network Canada, FYI, Global News, H2, HGTV Canada, Historia, HISTORY, IFC, La chaîne Disney, Lifetime, MovieTime, Nat Geo WILD, National Geographic, Nickelodeon (Canada), OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK, Séries+, Showcase, Slice, TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON, Treehouse, W Network, YTV

I post schedule updates, series premieres and specials based on press releases as well as series renewals and cancellations as they are announced. I don't usually post on-going episode information, repeats, program descriptions or "PR-speak," so if you want more info, you can click on the associated link in the post.
 

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CORUS ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS 40 OUTSTANDING CANADIAN ORIGINAL SERIES FOR 2019-2020

** LIFESTYLE **

Food Network Canada
The Big Bake (18×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Fall 2019)
Chocolate Masters (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Winter 2020)
Junior Chef Showdown (wt) (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Spring 2020)
Wall of Chefs (20×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Spring 2020, Spring 2021)
Iron Chef Canada, Season 1B (10×60) – NEW EPISODES (Fall 2019)
Carnival Eats, Season 7 (13×30) – NEW SEASON – (Fall 2019)
Fire Masters, Season 1B (15×60) Season 2 (15×60) – NEW SEASON – (Corus Studios) (Spring 2020, Spring 2021)
Big Food Bucket List, Season 2 (26×30) – NEW SEASON – (Corus Studios) (Spring 2020)
Top Chef Canada, Season 8 (8×60) – NEW SEASON – (Spring 2020)

HGTV Canada
Property Brothers: Forever Home (7×60) – NEW SERIES – (Summer 2019)
Hot Market (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (2019/2020)
Big Home Overhaul (wt) (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Spring 2020)
Home to Win: For the Holidays, Season 4 (8×60) – NEW SEASON – (Corus Studios) (Fall 2019)
Property Brothers: Buying and Selling, Season 6 (8×60) – NEW SEASON – (Fall 2019)
Property Brothers, Season 7 (18×60) – NEW SEASON – (Fall 2019 and Winter 2020)
Island of Bryan, Season 2 (8×60) – NEW SEASON – (Corus Studios) (Winter 2020)
$ave My Reno, Season 3 (14×30) – NEW SEASON – (Corus Studios) (Winter 2020)
Backyard Builds – Season 3 (11×30) – NEW SEASON – (Corus Studios) (Spring 2020)

Previously announced series include:

Farmhouse Facelift (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Winter 2020)
Make Your Move (wt) (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Winter/Spring 2020)
Vacation House Rules (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Spring 2020)

HISTORY
Big Timber (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (2020)
Holocaust – The Last Survivors (wt) (1×90) – REMEMBRANCE DAY SPECIAL – (Fall 2019)
History Erased, Season 2 (4×60) – NEW SEASON – (Corus Studios) (Fall 2019)
Vikings – Season 6A (10×60) – NEW SEASON – (Fall 2019) - first part of Season 6, the final season, coming this fall

Previously announced series include:

Salvage Kings (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Fall 2019)
Breaking Wild (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Corus Studios) (Winter 2020)
 

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** KIDS **

YTV
The Most Magnificent Thing (1×30) – BROADCAST PREMIERE – (Nelvana) (Fall 2019)

TELETOON
Hotel Transylvania: The Series, Season 2 (26×30) – NEW SEASON – (Nelvana) (Fall 2019)
Total Dramarama, Season 2 (26×30) – NEW SEASON – (Winter 2020)

Treehouse
Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe (26×30) – NEW SERIES – (Nelvana) (Fall 2019)
The Remarkable Mr. King (13×30) – NEW SERIES – (Nelvana) (Fall 2019)
Pikwik (26×30) – NEW SERIES – (Winter/Spring 2020)
Esme & Roy, Season 2 – (13×30) – NEW SEASON – (Nelvana) (Fall 2019)

See the previous press release for program descriptions.
 

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CORUS ENTERTAINMENT’S POWERFUL SPECIALTY PORTFOLIO ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF 2019-2020 ORDERS

Corus Entertainment presents its 2019-2020 slate of new series across its specialty networks. New program descriptions are available in the full press release. A full list of returning programming descrptions is available in this PDF.

**DRAMA**

W Network
The network brings back new seasons of Outlander, All American, Charmed, and The Good Fight.

Hallmark Year-Round Seasonal Stunts – (2019/2020)
Pearson – NEW SERIES – (August 2019)
Nancy Drew – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Katy Keene (13×60) – NEW SERIES – (Winter/Spring 2020)
Party of Five (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Winter/Spring 2020)

Showcase
Showcase holds a number of Top 20 ranked entertainment specialty programs including The Sinner, Legacies, Roswell, New Mexico, Supergirl, and The Magicians, all returning for new seasons in addition to Marvel’s Runaways, and the final season of Mr. Robot.

Batwoman (13×60) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Swamp Thing (10x60mins) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Pennyworth (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi – MOVIE BROADCAST PREMIERE – (December 2019)

ABC Spark
Returning series are Siren, The Bold Type, grown-ish and new episodes of Good Trouble.

Motherland: Fort Salem (10×60) – NEW SERIES (Winter/Spring 2020)
Everything’s Gonna Be Okay – (10×30) – NEW SERIES (Winter/Spring 2020)

**ADULT SWIM**
New seasons of fan-favourite animated adult series are scheduled this fall including Mr. Pickles, Bob’s Burgers, Robot Chicken, Family Guy and season four of Rick and Morty.

Harley Quinn – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019/Winter 2020)

**LIFESTYLE**

HGTV Canada
Home Town, Flip or Flop and a new season of Hidden Potential return.

Christina on the Coast (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (Summer 2019)
A Very Brady Renovation (4×60) – NEW SERIES – (September 2019)
Rock the Block (4×60) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Winter 2020)

Food Network Canada
Halloween Wars, Kids Baking Championship and a new season of 30 Minute Meals.with Rachael Ray return.

Cupcake Championship (4×60) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Holiday Wars (4×60) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)

Slice
The Real Housewives of Orange Country returns with new episodes. Fans can also expect new seasons of Below Deck in 2019.

Blind Date – NEW SERIES – (Coming Soon)

HISTORY
The Curse of Oak Island returns for a seventh season later this year. Also returning this fall is a new season of Project Bluebook.

The Strongest Man in History (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Axmen Reborn (10×60) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)

National Geographic
New season of Genius: Aretha Franklin.

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (6×60) – NEW SERIES – (August 2019)
Running Wild with Bear Grylls (6×60) – NEW SERIES – (November 2019) - new to National Geographic
Brain Games (8×60) – NEW SERIES – (December 2019)
 

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**KIDS**

YTV
New episodes of SpongeBob Squarepants and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Los Casagrandes (20×30) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019) - spinoff of The Loud House
All That (13×30) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
America’s Most Musical Family (wt) (12×30) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)

TELETOON
New episodes of Teen Titans Go! return, as well as Apple & Onion.

Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs (26×15) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Infinity Train – NEW SERIES – (2019)
Thundercats Roar (52×15) – NEW SERIES – (2020)
The iconic ThunderCats return in an all-new animated series with fresh designs, storytelling and all-new adventures on Third Earth.

TREEHOUSE
Returning programming includes a new season of Thomas & Friends and Sesame Street celebrates the milestone 50th season. The channel also welcomes new episodes of Ryan’s Mystery Playdate, as well as Peppa Pig, and Sunny Day.

Blue’s Clues & You! – (20×30) – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)

DISNEY CHANNEL CANADA
Four returning series and episodes include Coop and Cami Ask the World, Star Wars Resistance, Raven’s Home, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventures.

Gabby Duran and the Unsittables – NEW SERIES – (Fall 2019)
Zombies 2 – NEW MOVIE – (2020)

On Disney Junior, a new season of animated series Mickey and the Roadster Racers returns this fall along with six returning seasons and episodes of network hits including Puppy Dog Pals, T.O.T.S., Fancy Nancy, Muppet Babies, PJ Masks, and Vampirina.
 

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DC Universe will not be picking up a second season of Swamp Thing, but will stream all 10 episodes of season 1. (Deadline) Showcase announced they will show the series in the fall.
 

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HGTV has picked up 13 additional episodes of Good Bones, with season 5 scheduled to premiere in 2020. (HGTV U.S. Press Release)

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EPIX released the official trailer for PENNYWORTH, premiering on July 28th in the U.S. and scheduled for a fall release on Showcase in Canada. (Source)
 

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The Real Housewives of Orange County season 14 premieres on Tuesday, August 6 on Bravo U.S. (Source) Slice announced during the upfronts that they would continue to show the series.
 

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Cartoon Network U.S. has picked up a Third Season of Craig of the Creek, which is also shown on the Canadian channel. (Cartoon Network U.S. Press Release)

EDIT: Good Eats: The Return premieres on Sunday, August 25th with double episodes on Food Network U.S. These airings mark the first new, original Good Eats episodes since 2012. (Food Network U.S. Press Release)
 

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The Strongest Man in History - New series August 27 on History Canada. (Twitter), post-U.S. July 10, 6 episodes.

No sign of The UnXplained.
 

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National Geographic U.S. Press Releases

National Geographic is funding an expedition to search for Amelia Earhart, which will be featured in a two-hour special titled EXPEDITION AMELIA that will premiere Sunday, Oct. 20, on National Geographic. The documentary will premiere globally in 172 countries and 43 languages. (Source)

National Geographic's 10-Part Series RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS begins November 5. (Source)

National Geographic announced the reboot of BRAIN GAMES. The eight-episode season premieres Dec. 1, 2019, on National Geographic and will air globally in 172 countries and 43 languages. (Source)

Nat Geo and Nat Geo WILD announced today the new two-hour wildlife special The Hidden Kingdoms of China, which premieres this winter in 172 countries and 43 languages. (Source)

JANE GOODALL: THE HOPE is currently in production and will air globally in 172 countries and 43 languages. The special is timed to the 60th anniversary of the beginning of Goodall's work in Gombe in July 1960. (Source)

National Geographic announces MISSION OCEANX (w.t.), a global, six-episode series and cross-platform event that will premiere in 171 countries and 43 languages on National Geographic, with the first season focusing on the Indian Ocean. The OceanX team will set sail in 2020. (Source)

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Lifetime U.S. greenlit an order for a four hour follow-up documentary special, Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath and development on Surviving Jeffrey Epstein, a Wendy Williams biopic and a new movie, College Admissions Scandal (working title). The network has also set the premiere date for the upcoming film, Patsy & Loretta, following the friendship of country music icons Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn for Saturday, October 19th. (Lifetime U.S. Press Release) Surviving R. Kelly was shown on Lifetime Canada and Slice. None of the new programs are confirmed for Canada.

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A new season of Flip or Flop returns on Aug. 1 on HGTV U.S. The 14-episode series Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa is slated to premiere in early 2020. (HGTV U.S. Press Release) HGTV Canada is showing reruns of last season of Flip or Flop until at least Aug. 7.
 

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Marvel's Runaways will return for season three on December 13 with all 10 episodes on Hulu. (Source) Showcase airs the series weekly in Canada.

Outlander Season 5 won’t return until early 2020 on Starz. (Deadline) W Network shows the series in Canada.

A new season of Texas Flip N Move premieres on DIY Canada Monday, August 5 at 9 PM ET (Zap2it, aired earlier this year on DIY U.S.)

A new season of Million Dollar Listing New York premieres on Slice on Thursday, August 1 at 9 PM ET (Zap2it, same date as Bravo-U.S.)

A new season of The Real Housewives of Orange County premieres on Slice at 9 PM ET on Tuesday, August 6 (Zap2it, same date as Bravo-U.S.)

Food Network Canada will show new episodes of Restaurant: Impossible starting August 29. (TV promo)

Food Network U.S. has scheduled new episodes of Girl Meets Farm for Sunday, September 8th and signed a deal for more episodes. (Source)

Disney Junior U.S. ordered a third season of Muppet Babies, ahead of its season two premiere. (Source) Saturday, August 10 at 9:25 AM ET on Disney Junior Canada.
 

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YTV Update

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader premieres Friday, August 9 at 7PM E/P. (post-U.S. June 10)
SpongeBob SquarePants new episode Friday at 4 PM.
Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures new episode Sunday at 2 PM.
 

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Showcase Premieres:

Swamp Thing premieres with a two-night event on Monday, September 2 and Tuesday, September 3 at 10 p.m. ET, with regular episodes rolling out on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET.

Pennyworth premieres Wednesday, September 4 at 9 p.m. ET.

Batwoman soars onto the Showcase schedule on Sunday, October 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Supergirl Season 5 follows Batwoman on Sunday, October 6 at 9 p.m. ET.

Legacies premieres on Thursday, October 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

W Network Premieres:

Nancy Drew arrives on the scene on October 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

All American second season premieres on Monday, October 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Charmed second season premieres on Friday, October 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Hallmark Channel’s Fall Harvest begins on Saturday, September 21, featuring back-to-back movies every weekend. Succeeding the feel-good fall event is the beloved Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas, premiering on Friday, November 1.

Showcase is available on National Free Preview from August 26 to September 30 and W Network is available on National Free Preview from October 1 to November 17.

Full Press Release

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Iron Chef Canada is back this fall with new episodes (10×60) beginning Wednesday, August 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Food Network Canada. (Full Press Release)
 
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