CBC Announces Fall Schedule

CBC recently announced premiere dates for its fall 2016 television season, featuring a diverse and uniquely Canadian slate of six new and 18 returning series including premium drama and comedy, cutting-edge news and investigative content, original documentaries and engaging factual, arts, kids, daytime and sports programming.

New primetime series include This is High School, premiering Sunday, October 2nd, which will offer unprecedented and unfiltered access to real life at a Canadian high school; comedy Kim’s Convenience, the funny, heartfelt story of a Korean-Canadian family running a convenience store in Toronto, premiering Tuesday, October 4th; and political thriller Shoot The Messenger, premiering Monday, October 10th, which centres on the complex relationships between crime reporters and the police.

CBC’s daytime programming welcomes the highly anticipated one-hour weekday program The Goods on Mon. Oct 3, hosted by Steven Sabados, Jessi Cruickshank, Shahir Massoud and Andrea Bain, who will offer playful inspiration and information on home, style, food and wellness.

Returning for new seasons are Canada’s Smartest Person; Dragons’ Den (season 11); Exhibitionists (season 2); Heartland (season 10); Hello Goodbye (season 2); Mr. D (season 6); Murdoch Mysteries (season 10); Rick Mercer Report (season 14); This Hour Has 22 Minutes (season 24); and This Life (season 2). Also returning are acclaimed news and investigative programs Marketplace (season 44) and the fifth estate (season 42); thought-provoking documentary series Firsthand (season 2); David Suzuki’s The Nature of Things (season 56); and weekly CBC Sports series Road to Olympic Games.