New on CBC and CBC Gem
CBC Gem is Canada’s free streaming service, offering more than 5000 hours of live and on-demand acclaimed, authentically Canadian programming and a curated selection of best-in-class content from around the world including:
CBC News Network now free for all CBC Gem users
750 documentary titles
Library of 120+ Canadian films, with a new film added each week
More than 300 hours of ad-free content for kids and tweens
245 new hours of content added to CBC Gem in March (more than any other month to date) including the Oh! Canada! Retro Favourites series collection (Kids in the Hall, The Newsroom, Slings & Arrows, etc) and the National Film Board of Canada documentary collection (What Walaa Wants, Beauty, The Girls of Meru)
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
MARKETPLACE, Is Canada Doing Enough? – New episode Friday at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)
Inside Taiwan, we see how fast action ensured kids were back in school and businesses stayed open. Plus Asha Tomlinson investigates whether the big grocery chains are doing enough to stop the panic and stock the shelves. And how to get a fair deal when fighting for an airline refund.
More information here.
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES “Olympic Games Replay: PyeongChang 2018 Figure Skating” – Saturday at 3 p.m. (4 AT, 4:30 NT)
In the coming weeks, ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES will be showcasing highlights from the past two Olympic Games, Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018, with hosts Scott Russell and Andi Petrillo taking audiences through historic Canadian moments. ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES is also available at cbcsports.ca and the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices.
MOVIE NIGHT IN CANADA
MR. HOCKEY: THE GORDIE HOWE STORY (2013, drama, directed by Andy Mikita) – Saturday at 7 p.m. (8 AT, 8:30 NT)
GOALIE (2018, drama, directed by Adriana Maggs) – Saturday at 9 p.m. (10 AT, 10:30 NT, 10:30 PT)
SUNDAY, MARCH 22
CBC Docs POV, Margaret Atwood: Encounters *Encore – Sunday at 6 p.m. (6:30 NT)
The success of the television adaptation of her novel The Handmaid’s Tale has made Atwood a household name, yet few know the private Margaret Atwood. Who is the woman behind these stories? How does she always seem to know what’s to come?
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind *CBC TV premiere – Sunday at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT)
If You Could Read My Mind (2 hour documentary special) is an exploration of the career, music and influence of legendary Canadian musical icon, Gordon Lightfoot.
CBC Docs POV, The Internet of Everything – Sunday at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
The film provides a landscape for a broader discussion about whether the internet has indeed been a democratizing force or a fertile ground for the formation of new empires.
TUESDAY, MARCH 24
KIM’S CONVENIENCE (13×30) – New episode Tuesday at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)
Episode 412 – “Knife Strife”
Umma believes she has discovered a murder weapon as Janet realizes she and Nathan have nothing in common. At Handy, Kimchee struggles to fit in with the other regional managers.
WORKIN’ MOMS (8×30) – New episode Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. (10 NT)
Episode 406 – “LICE”
A lice outbreak at camp becomes everyone’s worst nightmare. Recognized in a ’40 under 40’ piece, Kate’s interview soon proves somewhat uncomfortable. Anne quarantines her house while Frankie tries to sell a home under false pretences.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25
DIGGSTOWN (6×60) – New episode Wednesday at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)
Episode 204 – “Tanya Ianova”
Marcie defends trans woman, Tanya Ianova, when she is charged in a seafood stealing scheme masterminded by her boss/lover, Lonnie Thibedeau; only to learn her efforts to clear Tanya’s name may lead to her deportation.
CBC Docs Original THE OLAND MURDER *Finale – Wednesday at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT)
Episode 4 of 4: Reasonable Doubt
After a mistrial is declared and the jury is dismissed, the new trial begins with Justice Morrison
adjudicating alone. Police officers are called to the stand to recount their movements in the
crime scene raising concerns about the forensic evidence gathered at the scene. A new witness
recounts seeing a mysterious man leaving the building the night of the murder. It is revealed
that Richard Oland did not touch his computer after Dennis leaves his office and a toxicology
report raises questions about the possibility that Richard went out for a drink before he was
murdered. When the verdict is finally given, will justice be served?
THURSDAY, MARCH 26
FRIDGE WARS (6X60) – New episode Thursday at 8 p.m. (8:30NT)
Episode 105 – “Nadia G vs. Rodney Bowers”
In this episode chefs Nadia G and Rodney Bowers sizzle while competing for the top spot on Fridge Wars.