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PYEONGCHANG 2018: PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Get ready, sled heads. The inaugural day of bobsleigh action kicks off on Sunday at 6 a.m. ET (3 a.m. PT) on TSN2, with the first heats of the two-man competition. Canada has three strong pilots in the men’s events: British Columbia’s Justin Kripps with Ontario’s Jesse Lumsden, Alberta’s Chris Spring with fellow Albertan Neville Wright, and Ontario’s Nick Poloniato with Alberta’s Lascelles Brown. …

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Season 7 of “Call the Midwife” to Premiere Sunday, March 25, 2018 on PBS

PBS is transporting viewers back to East London with a seventh season of the critically acclaimed British drama CALL THE MIDWIFE. The series returns on March 25, 2018, with back-to-back episodes from 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS. The Sunday night lineup also features two new MASTERPIECE programs, including “The Child in Time,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kelly Macdonald, April 1, …

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CBC’S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: FEB 19-25, 2018

Short Docs The Love Songs of Oedipus Rex Wednesday February 21, 2018 on cbc.ca/cbcshortdocs In a darkened Toronto music venue, The Holy Gasp plays an encore song “A Daily Affirmation”, riling the young crowd into dancing, stomping and shouting out the empowering lyrics “My whole life is great, and I can do anything good!” The band’s frontman, Benjamin Hackman, wrote this song …

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VASSY KAPELOS TO HOST CBC NEWS’ POWER AND POLITICS

CBC News today announced Vassy Kapelos as the new host of CBC News Network’s flagship daily political show, POWER AND POLITICS, beginning in March 2018. “Vassy’s respectful-but-persistent interviewing style has helped her hone an adroit ability to hold the powerful to account,” said Jennifer McGuire, General Manager and Editor-in-Chief, CBC News. “Her experience and enthusiasm will be invaluable as we chart …

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NOW IN SESSION: FOOD NETWORK CANADA CHEF SCHOOL LAUNCHES ON FOODNETWORK.CA

New web series starring Food Network Canada celebrity chefs Michael Smith, Lynn Crawford, Roger Mooking and Mark McEwan Includes the chefs’ favourite recipes, how-to videos and must-know tips For additional details and recipes, please visit foodnetwork.ca/chefschool Learn From the ‘Crème de la Crème’ Food Network Canada Chef School offers one-on-one cooking lessons with some of Food Network Canada’s top culinary talent – and enrolment is free. …

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CBC LAUNCHES WINTER SLATE OF ORIGINAL PODCASTS

With over 300 million podcast downloads since April 2016*, CBC today announced a new slate of CBC ORIGINAL PODCASTS for Winter 2018, including returning favourites ALONE: A LOVE STORY (Season 2), ON DRUGS (Season 2), CBC NEWS’ MISSING & MURDERED (Season 2) and a new season of true crime hit SOMEONE KNOWS SOMETHING (Season 4), with over 50 million downloads …