CBC’s Current Affairs and Documentary Programming October 15-21, 2018

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CBC Radio One, The Current Town Hall: Into the Weeds Wednesday, October 17 at 8:30 a.m. (9 NT) on CBC Radio One and the CBC Radio app When recreational marijuana is legalized on October 17, Canada is in store for sweeping social, economic and legal changes. Provinces, territories and municipalities will soon learn just how prepared they are for this … Read More

Academy Award® Winner Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Award® Nominee Alison Pill Cast In Nelvana’s Forthcoming Animated Short Film The Most Magnificent Thing

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Nelvana, Canada’s premier animation company owned by Corus Entertainment, announced today that Hollywood icon Whoopi Goldberg and screen and stage star Alison Pill (Vice, Three Tall Women, The Newsroom) helm the voice cast for its upcoming animated short film, The Most Magnificent Thing. Based on Ashley Spires’ bestselling picture book of the same name, published by Corus’ Kids Can Press … Read More

More Choice. More Games. Fear No More. Sportsnet Going “Over the Top” with Expanded SN NOW+ Service

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Not at home for tonight’s big game? No problem. Out of town for a business trip? Got you covered. As audience viewing habits continue to evolve, so too does Sportsnet. In 2016, Sportsnet introduced SN NOW, the first mainstream North American sports service to stream direct-to-consumer. Today, SN NOW is expanding to provide viewers with more choice and more content … Read More

Production Begins on New Original Drama, REX – Coming to Citytv in 2019

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Shaftesbury, Pope Productions, and Citytv announced today that production has begun on new drama series REX (wt). Centred on the partnership between a police detective and his hardworking dog, REX is a procedural drama with a twist. Starring John Reardon (Van Helsing, Continuum), Mayko Nguyen (Killjoys, Fahrenheit 451), and Enrico Colantoni (Bad Blood, Flashpoint), the eight-episode, 60-minute series is based … Read More

Jessica Lucas to Star in New Original Crime Drama The Murders, Coming to Citytv 2019

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Jessica Lucas (Gotham, Cloverfield) is set to star as Detective Kate Jameson in new original crime drama The Murders, coming to Citytv in 2019. Produced by Muse Entertainment in association with Citytv, the eight-part, 60-minute episode season began shooting in Vancouver on October 9, 2018. “The Murders is a great example of our continued commitment to invest in premium original … Read More

NFL on CTV, TSN, and RDS – Week 6 Thursday, Oct. 11 to Monday, Oct. 15

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Thursday Night Football 7:30pm ET – Thursday Night Football Pre-Game (CTV2 and TSN1/5) 8:20pm ET – Philadelphia @ New York Giants CTV2, TSN1/5 and RDS2 TSN 1200 Ottawa, TSN 1050 Toronto and BNN Bloomberg 1410 Vancouver Sunday Programming 10am ET – NFL Countdown (TSN3/5) 7:30pm ET – NFL on CTV Live (CTV) Sunday 1pm ET Game 1 – Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati … Read More

CBC Sports’ Road To The Olympic Games Begins Its Fourth Season, Saturday

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With fewer than two years until Tokyo 2020, CBC Sports reinforces its commitment to showcasing high-performance athletes throughout their journey to the podium with coverage of Team Canada at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 to kick off the fourth season of weekly CBC staple, ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES. Canadian Screen Award-winning hosts Scott Russell and Andi Petrillo … Read More

T+E Kicks Off Spooky Halloween Slate with the Premiere of New Series, Haunted Hospitals

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T+E, a Blue Ant Media specialty channel, will lead into Halloween with a special line-up of programming dedicated to the channel’s favourite holiday. Creep Week, running Friday, October 26 to Wednesday, October 31, will leave viewers feeling spooked with fan-favourite thrillers like Paranormal Activity and Stephen King’s It interwoven with great new series like Haunted Hospitals and Celebrity Ghost Stories. … Read More

[HOUSE OF CARDS PRESIDENTIAL ALERT] – THIS IS A TEST of Claire Underwood’s National Emergency Alert System

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Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the award-winning, landmark series House of Cards.  Wright is joined by Academy Award® nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear as well as Cody Fern this season alongside Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson, Emmy Award Nominee Constance Zimmer, … Read More

Discovery Announces Nationwide Free Preview, Highlighted by Season Premieres of MIGHTY TRAINS and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, Beginning Today

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Just in time for the network’s stellar lineup of captivating homegrown premieres, Discovery delivers a nationwide free preview, available through participating TV service providers across Canada beginning today (Thursday, Oct. 4). The free preview is highlighted by a packed schedule of fan-favourite programs, including season premieres of MIGHTY TRAINS, hosted by Teddy Wilson; CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, featuring Discovery mainstay Andrew … Read More