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NEW CBC NEWS SUNDAY MORNING SHOW THE WEEKLY WITH WENDY MESLEY LAUNCHES JAN 14

As first announced in July 2017, new CBC News Sunday morning show THE WEEKLY WITH WENDY MESLEY will launch Sunday, January 14 at 11 a.m. (11:30 NT) on CBC and CBC News Network, focused on the intersection of media, technology and politics.   In the new half-hour program, Mesley will put players from media, business and politics in the spotlight as she pushes for answers and transparency, and provides critical analysis on how the …

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Air Farce New Year’s Eve Celebrates 25th Anniversary Broadcast on CBC, Dec. 31

A comedy staple for Canadians looking for homegrown laughs, AIR FARCE is one of the most popular and enduring comedy troupes in the country skewering the biggest news stories, events, people, and pop culture phenomena of the year.This year, the Farce’s long-standing New Year’s Eve tradition celebrates 25 years on television. AIR FARCE NEW YEAR’S EVE premieres Sunday, December 31 …

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Canada’s New Year’s Eve: A Countdown to 2018 on CBC

Watch on CBC and stream online via cbc.ca/watch and the CBC YouTube channel on Sunday, December 31 at 11 p.m. ET, CT, MT, PT (11:30 AT, 11:50 NT). Hosted by Rick Mercer, CBC will broadcast Canada’s New Year’s Eve: A Countdown to 2018 featuring select musical performances from an all-Canadian lineup including Jessie Reyez, Simple Plan, Marianas Trench and James …

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Rogers Media and CBC Sign New 7-Year Sub-Licensing Agreement for HNIC Broadcasts and Stanley Cup Playoffs

Rogers Media and CBC have signed a new seven-year sub-licensing agreement for English-language broadcasts of Hockey Night in Canada and the Stanley Cup playoffs, beginning with the 2019-20 season.  The new deal, which follows a previous four-year sub-licensing deal and one-year extension, runs through the end of the 2025-26 season which is when Rogers’s historic 12-year national broadcast rights deal …

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CBC SPORTS AND RUGBY CANADA SIGN LANDMARK AGREEMENT

CBC Sports and Rugby Canada today announced a momentous multi-year partnership agreement that cements Canada’s Olympic Network as home to international rugby sevens and Team Canada’s path to the top of the podium at Tokyo 2020 as well as the Rugby World Cup Sevens. The partnership began this past weekend with full coverage of the HSBC World Rugby Series tournament …

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CBC’S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: DECEMBER 12, 2017-JANUARY 1, 2018

The upcoming week of current affairs and documentaries on documentary Channel, Short Docs and The Passionate Eye   documentary Channel  Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best? Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10 p.m. Around the world there has been a huge increase in the number of children being referred to gender clinics – boys saying they want to be girls and vice versa. …