5 DEC 2023

CBC anticipated more than 20 original series for its 2024 winter slate

The Canadian public broadcaster featured new comedy "One More Time" alongside new seasons of comedy hits "Run The Burbs" and "Son of a Critch."

5 DEC 2023

"One More Time"

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CBC announced streaming and broadcast premiere dates for its winter 2024 slate of new and returning programming on CBC Gem and CBC TV, including more than 20 original series from Canadian creators, producers, and storytellers reflecting people, places and perspectives from across the country.

Among the new Canadian series is "One More Time" (13x30) with stand-up comedian D.J. Demers who plays a hard-of-hearing manager of a second-hand sporting goods store; comedic crime-solving drama "Wild Cards" that follows the unlikely duo of Ellis, a gruff, sardonic cop and Max, a spirited, clever con woman, set against the backdrop of beautiful Vancouver; the new factual entertainment series "Ghosting with Luke Hutchie and Matthew Finlan" (8x30) the documentary series "For The Culture With Amanda Parris" (6x60) where she leaves the wars raging on social media to create space for urgent and provocative conversations that centre Blackness and Black folks.

The new content also includes drama Series "Allegiance" (10x60); and the new factual entertainment series "The Great Canadian Pottery Throw Down"(8x60) with Jennifer Robertson (“Schitt's Creek”).

CBC returning series are "Coronation Street"; "Family Feud Canada" Season 5 (102x30); "Best In Miniature" Season 3 (8x60); "Murdoch Mysteries" Season 17 (24x60); "Dragons’ Den" Season 18 (16x60); "The Nature Of Things" Season 63 (14x60).

Feature Documentaries (9x120) will premiere on January 7; CBC Docs will spotlight compelling feature-length documentaries, from Canada and around the world, including the following: "Satan Wants You" (directed by Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams); "Malcom Is Missing" (directed by Robert Osborne and Jari Osborne); "The Man Who Stole Einstein's Brain" (directed by Michelle Shephard); "Coven" (directed by Rama Rau); "Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella" (directed by Barry Avrich); “Cynara” (directed by Sherien Barsoum) "Skymaster Down" (directed by Andrew Gregg); "I Am Sirat" (directed by Deepa Mehta and Sirat Taneja); "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" Season 31 (24x30); "Son of A Critch" Season 3 (13x30); "Run The Burbs" Season 3 (13x30); "Bollywed" Season 2 (10x30) and "Push" Season 2 (8x30).

CBC News will premiere "Marketplace" Season 51(17x30); "About That with Andrew Chang" (14x30); "The Fifth Estate" Season 49 (15x60); "The National"; "CBC Morning Live With Heather Hiscox"; "Canada Tonight With Travis Dhanraj"; and "Rosemary Barton Live".

On the other hand, CBC Sports brings audiences all the action from the world of high-performance sport with key competitions including: World Aquatics Championships, World Speed Skating Championships, Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships, World Athletics Indoor Championships, World Allround & Sprint Speed Skating Championships and World Figure Skating Championships. Canada will also host international competitors at the following World Cup events: Freestyle Skiing Moguls World Cup, Freestyle Ski Cross World Cup, Speed Skating World Cup, Freestyle Skiing Aerials World Cup, Freestyle Skiing Halfpipe World Cup, World Aquatics Diving World Cup and Snowboard Cross World Cup.

CBC Kids to air "Dino Ranch" Season 3 (26x22), "Gangnam Project" (10x30), a new tween dramedy series set in the world of K-pop, and "The Next Step" Season 6 (26x30).