This winter, find the best in Canadian programming on CBC Television with a roster of returning hit series and seven new titles. Featuring Donald Sutherland’s animated coming of age tale PIRATE’S PASSAGE on Jan. 4, the gripping adaptation of Lawrence Hill’s novel THE BOOK OF NEGROES premiering Jan. 7, BBC’s LIFE STORY, a compelling nature series by David Attenborough on Jan. 11 and the hilarious stand-up comedy specials from the WINNIPEG COMEDY FESTIVAL beginning Jan. 11.
The CBC is also proud to present the highly-anticipated comedy series SCHITT’S CREEK, which debuts with back-to-back episodes Jan. 13 , the critically acclaimed sci-fi drama ASCENSION that launches Feb. 9, World War II spy thriller X COMPANY premiering Feb. 18 and the four-part crime drama CHASING SHADOWS starting on Mar. 23.
Plus, catch all-new episodes of returning prime-time hit series MR.D, MURDOCH MYSTERIES, DRAGONS’ DEN, HEARTLAND, 22 MINUTES, RICK MERCER REPORT, STRANGE EMPIRE, MARKETPLACE, the fifth estate, THE NATURE OF THINGS, DOC ZONE, JUST FOR LAUGHS GAGS: 15 YEARS and CBC’s flagship daytime series STEVEN AND CHRIS returns with all-new episodes Monday to Friday at 2 p.m. (2:30 NT) starting January 5.