CBC Television confirmed today the season premiere dates for its prime-time broadcast line-up, which includes new series as well as popular mainstays.
Anchored by returning fan-favourites and bolstered by five new shows, CBC has a new way to look at smart with “Canada’s Smartest Person,” hosted by Jessi Cruickshank and Jeff Douglas, beginning September 28th. Also be on the lookout for “Janet King” from Australia’s public broadcaster on October 5th, the gritty western drama “Strange Empire” on October 6th, the gripping political thriller “The Honourable Woman” starring Maggie Gyllenhaal on September 29th and continuing September 30th, and the new six-episode, Canadian-produced original space drama “Ascension,” premiering November 25th.
CBC Television kicks-off its fall season with brand new episodes of its flagship daytime lifestyle series “Steven and Chris,” every Monday through Friday at 2pm beginning September 22nd. In primetime it all starts with the Season 8 premiere of long-running family drama “Heartland” and the return of popular series “Murdoch Mysteries,” “The Rick Mercer Report,” “This Hour Has 22 Minutes,” “Dragons’ Den,” “Republic of Doyle,” “The Nature of Things,” “Doc Zone,” “Marketplace,” and “the fifth estate.”
For more info on CBC’s Fall 2014 premiere line-up, click here.