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MORE THAN 85% OF CANADA TUNES IN FOR CBC/RADIO-CANADA’S COVERAGE OF THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES PYEONGCHANG 2018

Between the Opening Ceremony on February 9 and the Closing Ceremony on February 25, 31 million* Canadians (more than 85 percent of the population) tuned in to watch CBC/Radio-Canada’s coverage of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 across all English and French television network partners and digital streaming simulcasts on cbc.ca/olympics, ici.radio-canada.ca/jeuxolympiques and CBC/Radio-Canada Olympics apps. CBC’s English-language primetime coverage across all broadcast …

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CBC CELEBRATES PYEONGCHANG 2018 WITH LIVE COVERAGE OF THE CLOSING CEREMONY, SUNDAY FEB. 25 BEGINNING AT 5:30 A.M. ET (2:30 A.M. PT)

With 30 million* Canadians (83 percent) having tuned in to date, and a combined peak audience of 4.4 million (across CBC and TSN) during Wednesday’s nail-biting women’s gold medal hockey game, CBC looks ahead to the final days of intense competition at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, culminating in the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25. Beginning at 5:30 a.m. ET …

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PYEONGCHANG 2018: PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Saturday will light up with glittering medal moments, as hotly contested tournaments culminate in some of the most highly anticipated results of the Olympic Winter Games. Saturday night’s alright for hockey, as the men’s gold medal game kicks off at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT on CBC, beginning with the pre-game show. Curling fans will no doubt revel in the gold medal matches for …

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PYEONGCHANG 2018: PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

The snowboard big air competition makes its Olympic Winter Games debut at PyeongChang 2018, and the men’s final takes to the sky on Friday at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBC, with Canadians Max Parrot and Mark McMorris (already silver and bronze medallists, respectively, at PyeongChang 2018), as well as Séb Toutant, ready for takeoff. Bobsleigh pilot Justin Kripps and brakeman Alexander Kopacz …

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CANADIANS ARE UP WITH CBC/RADIO-CANADA, AS COVERAGE OF PYEONGCHANG 2018 REACHES MORE THAN 80 PER CENT OF THE POPULATION OVER THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF COMPETITION

After 10 days of intense competition, 29 million Canadians* (82 per cent of the population) have watched some part of CBC/Radio-Canada’s coverage of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 across all English and French television network partners and digital streaming simulcasts oncbc.ca/olympics, ici.radio-canada.ca/jeuxolympiques and CBC/Radio-Canada Olympics apps. CBC’s English-language primetime coverage across all broadcast networks has garnered a 2+ average minute audience …