From drama and comedy, to mystery and adventure, BBC First has the perfect mix of premium programming – and a bevy of awesome movies! Your sofa time starts here.
The Queen Consort visits Antiques Roadshow at the Eden Project
Camilla, the Queen Consort, visited Antiques Roadshow as the show welcomed thousands of visitors to the Eden Project in Cornwall. During her tour, the Queen Consort met presenter Fiona Bruce... Read more
Welsh Comedian and Travel Enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones Embarks on a Journey Across Canada in BBC First’s New Original Series Griff’s Canadian Adventure
BBC First’s original series Griff’s Canadian Adventure (6×60’) follows Welsh comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones as he embarks on a journey across the second largest country on t... Read more
Award-Winning Actor Sean Bean and Nominee Stephen Graham Star in Prison Drama Time, Premiering on BBC First in Canada During its Free Preview Event
This fall, the hit three-part British drama series Time (3×60’), starring Emmy® and BAFTA® winner Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Osprey: Sea Raptor) and four-time BAFTA® nomi... Read more
Blue Ant Media Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with 10 New and Returning Original Productions for Its Canadian Broadcast Channels
To mark Blue Ant Media’s 10-year anniversary this September, the international producer, distributor and channel operator announced today 10 new and returning originals to premiere on its po... Read more
Thirty-Minute Special Top Gear: A Tribute To Sabine Schmitz features exclusive contributions from hosts past and present
This weekend, BBC First unveils a specially produced tribute to Top Gear former presenter Sabine Schmitz, Top Gear: Tribute to Sabine Schmitz (1×30’). Narrated by Zoe Ball, the 30-minute cel... Read more
BBC First Launches Today Across Canada in Free Preview
BBC First has officially arrived in Canada today and is now available coast-to-coast in free preview for one month. From drama to comedy, action and adventure to mysterious thrillers, BBC Fi... Read more
Blue Ant Media Expands Partnership with BBC Studios to Bring BBC First to Canada
International producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media announced today an expanded partnership with BBC Studios, producers and distributors of unparalleled content, to laun... Read more
Dozens of Additional Canadian Artists, Athletes, and Icons Announced for Historic STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE Broadcast this Sunday
More than four dozen big-name Canadians have signed on for the historic broadcast STRONGER TOGETHER, TOUS ENSEMBLE, it was announced today. Airing commercial-free Sunday, April 26 at 6:30 p.... Read more
Dynasties, the Brand New Original BBC Series Presented by Sir David Attenborough, to Premiere on BBC Earth in Canada on Saturday, November, 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
BBC Earth is bringing its Canadian audiences the Canadian premiere of Dynasties, a highly anticipated landmark series presented by Sir David Attenborough that promises the most intense and g... Read more
HIFI Brings Canadian Fans of The Graham Norton Show New Episodes
HIFI is bringing the brand new, current season of Britain’s favourite primetime comedy talk show, The Graham Norton Show, to Canadian television audiences this fall. For the first time, new... Read more
TV Series Updates
Blue Bloods (CBS / CTV) has been renewed for a 14th season.
Transplant (CTV) has been renewed for a Fourth season.
Accused (FOX / Global) has been renewed for a Second season.
Alert: Missing Persons Unit (FOX / CTV) has been renewed for a Second season.
Run the Burbs (CBC) has been renewed for a Third season.
Son of A Critch (CBC) has been renewed for a Third season.
SkyMed (CBC / CBC Gem) has been renewed for a Second season.
Nancy Drew (The CW) 4th and Final Season Premieres May 31, 2023.
Mayans M.C. (FX / FX Canada) 5th and Final Season Premieres May 24, 2023.
Brittania (MGM+ / CBC Gem) has been cancelled after 3 seasons.
Grown-ish (Freeform / ABC Spark) upcoming 6th season will be the Final season of the series; Season 6 will air in 2 parts.
The L Word: Generation Q (Showtime / Crave) has been cancelled after 3 seasons.
Barry (HBO / HBO Canada) 4th and Final Season Premieres April 16, 2023.
The Way Home (Hallmark Channel / W Network) has been renewed for a Second season.
Somebody, Somewhere (HBO / HBO Canada) Season 2 Premieres April 23, 2023.
Blindspotting (Starz / Starz Canada) Season 2 Premieres April 14, 2023.
Dave (FXX / FXX Canada) Season 3 Premieres April 5, 2023.
From (Epix / Paramount+ Canada) Season 2 Premieres April 23, 2023.
The Night Agent (Netflix) has been renewed for a Second season.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (Paramount+ / CTV Sci-fi Channel) has been renewed for a Third season.
Star Trek: Lower Decks (Paramount+ / CTV Sci-fi Channel) has been renewed for a Fifth season.
You (Netflix) has been renewed for a 5th and Final season.
Bel-Air (Peacock / Showcase) has been renewed for a Third season.
Willow (Disney+) has been cancelled after 1 season.
A League of Their Own (Amazon Prime Video) has been renewed for a 2nd and Final Season.
Three Pines (Amazon Prime Video) has been cancelled after 1 season.
Shrinking (Apple TV+) has been renewed for a Second season.
Star Trek: Discovery (Paramount+ / CTV Sci-fi Channel) Upcoming 5th season will be the Final season and will Premiere in 2024.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime Video) 5th and Final Season Premieres April 14, 2023.
The Great (Hulu / Amazon Prime Video Canada) Season 3 Premieres May 12, 2023.
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. (Disney+) Season 2 Premieres March 31, 2023.
Doom Patrol (HBO Max / CTV Sci-Fi Channel) has been cancelled after 4 seasons; Season 4, Part 2 Premieres Summer 2023.
Titans (HBO Max / Netflix Canada) has been cancelled after 4 seasons; Season 4, Part 2 Premieres Summer 2023.
The Afterparty (Apple TV+) Season 2 Premieres April 28, 2023.
Schmigadoon! (Apple TV+) Season 2 Premieres April 7, 2023.
Swagger (Apple TV+) Season 2 Premieres June 2023.
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies (Paramount+) Premieres April 6, 2023.
Fatal Attraction (Paramount+) Premieres April 30, 2023.
Foundation (Apple TV+) Season 2 Premieres Summer 2023.
Good Omens (Amazon Prime Video) Season 2 Premieres Summer 2023.