TV & Movie Information – CBC debuts ‘CBC Information Discover’ FAST channel

TV & Movie Information – CBC debuts ‘CBC Information Discover’ FAST channel
TV & Movie Information – CBC debuts ‘CBC Information Discover’ FAST channel
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CBC Information Discover has launched, the general public broadcaster’s new free ad-supported streaming (FAST) information channel, obtainable on digital and related TV platforms. The channel contains a curated number of CBC journalism from throughout the nation along with unique applications, led by new Andrew Chang car About That  – a have a look at the day’s most compelling tales in a mix of dialog and have interviews. CBC Information Discover is streaming free on CBC Gem,, and the CBC Information app, and can also be obtainable on Good and Related TV platforms, together with The Roku Channel (105 in Canada). Some Discover programming may also be obtainable on demand by way of CBC Gem, the CBC Information app and the CBC Information YouTube channel. Learn extra right here and extra about CBC’s multi-platform winter schedule right here.

Simu Lui

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC have introduced that Simu Liu, star of Marvel’s Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, will return for a second yr as host of the 2023 JUNO Awards Broadcast. The 52nd annual celebration of Canadian music is ready to air Monday, March 13 from Edmonton. Liu most not too long ago wrapped manufacturing on Netflix science fiction thriller Atlas reverse Jennifer Lopez and is ready to star and government produce Seven Wonders, an action-adventure collection based mostly on Ben Mezrich’s novel for Amazon Prime Video

Canada followers help their group throughout the 2022 FIFA World Cup Group F match on the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar on November 23, 2022. Picture by Chris Brunskill/UPI Credit score: UPI/Alamy Dwell Information

Bell Media says Canada’s second look on the FIFA World Cup on Sunday set extra information, attracting a median viewers of 4.4 million viewers throughout TSN, CTV and RDS. Canada’s 4-1 loss to Croatia surpassed the Males’s Nationwide Group opener vs. Belgium (which attracted a median viewers of three.7 million viewers), to turn out to be the most-watched FIFA World Cup Group Stage match on report, in line with in a single day knowledge from Numeris. General, the match reached 9.8 million distinctive Canadian viewers, with greater than one-in-four Canadians tuning in to look at some or the entire reside broadcast. Bell Media says to date, a complete of 18.8 million distinctive Canadian viewers have tuned in for reside FIFA World Cup sport protection throughout the three networks. Learn extra right here.

CTV has renewed The Wonderful Race Canada for Season 9, with casting now open. Hosted by Olympic gold medallist Jon Montgomery, Season 8 of the franchise was the highest summer time program and prime Canadian program for the 2021-22 broadcast yr, with a season common of 1.6 million viewers. 

TVOkids and Massive Leap Leisure have introduced their collaboration on 2D-animated collection Griffin and Turner. In growth proper now, the collection relies on the actual Canadian brothers, one in all whom has Down Syndrome, who’ve grown a major on-line following. The collection is being developed in session with the Down Syndrome neighborhood.


CTV vacation programming consists of holiday-themed episodes of hit CTV collection, films, seasonal classics, and festive new specials, together with JANN: Alone for the Holidays (Dec. 9), that includes visitor appearances by Michael Bublé and Bryan Adams. 4-part holiday-themed CTV Unique competitors collection Cross Nation Cake Off will get a two-night premiere occasion Dec. 15-16, whereas Chef Gordon Ramsay takes his buddies Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix on a highway journey in Gordon Ramsay’s Highway Journey: Christmas Trip on Dec. 17. Different highlights embrace The Unique Santa Claus Parade (Dec. 3) and CMA Nation Christmas (Dec. 8), that includes Dan + Shay, Scotty McCreery, Steven Curtis Chapman, Maren Morris, Outdated Dominion, Molly Tuttle, The Battle And Treaty, and Carly Pearce. Moreover, the CTV Vacation Hub, obtainable on and the CTV app, options greater than 150 films and festive-themed episodes of throwback collection.

WildBrain Tv has unveiled its lineup of particular vacation programming on Household Channel and Household Jr. It options the Canadian premiere of WildBrain unique particular, Caillou’s Good Christmas. Further community premieres embrace The Snowman and the Snowdog, a sequel to the Oscar-nominated The Snowman; the hour-long particular, Abominable and the Invisible Metropolis; a model new episode of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir; and two specials from the Shaun the Sheep franchise. The lineup may also embrace vacation marathons and festive episodes of fan-favourite collection all through December.

The NFB Ho Ho Holidays channel is as soon as once more providing seasonal classics, current works and household favourites. The gathering of 53 movies that may be seen free of charge, embrace Jeff Hale’s The Nice Toy Theft; Sheldon Cohen’s iconic The Sweater, tailored from Roch Provider’s much-loved hockey story; Alanis Obomsawin’s traditional Christmas at Moose Manufacturing facility; and the stop-motion adventures of Ludovic, the teddy bear in Co Hoedeman’s collection for youths, amongst many others.

Hollywood Suite is operating its free preview occasion, Dec. 1 – Jan. 5. Accessible to Canadian households from collaborating TV service suppliers, together with Amazon Prime Video, viewers have limitless entry to films and collection on 4 HDTV channels and Hollywood Suite On Demand (the place obtainable). Within the spirit of the season, Hollywood Suite’s programming group has drawn up “Naughty” and “Good” lists. Anchoring the “Naughty Listing” is the printed premiere of 5’7 Movies’ vacation comedy caper Vandits, premiering Dec. 15, starring Robb Wells (Trailer Park Boys), Enrico Colantoni (A Stunning Day within the Neighbourhood), Jann Arden, Tony Nappo (Noticed II), Francesco Antonio (Wayne), newcomer Victoria Turko, and Jesse Camacho (Locke & Key).

David Miller

The Whistler Movie Pageant Society (WFFS) has introduced the recipients of the first-ever David Miller Legacy Award. Named in honour of Canadian producer David Miller (The Righteous, The Youngster Stays, Amal), who handed away unexpectedly in April 2021, the fund offers help for producers attending WFF Expertise Applications to additional their initiatives and careers. Every recipient will obtain a $500 award. This yr’s recipients embrace: Kent Donguines (BC), Kate Inexperienced (BC), Luke Humphrey (ON), Tanis Parenteau (AB), Christina Saliba (QC), Sina Sultani (BC), and Shelley Thompson (NS).

International Information Toronto is partnering with the Toronto Firefighters’ Toy Drive and first sponsor Spin Grasp for the sixteenth consecutive yr. From Dec. 1-31, persons are inspired to make financial donations, textual content to donate at TOYDRIVE (45678), or donate new, unwrapped toys to an area hearth station within the Toronto space. In 2022, a record-breaking $200,000 was raised over the month-long marketing campaign. International Information may also run Toy Drive Week, Dec. 12-16, the place native hosts Susan Hay, Liem Vu, Ross Hull, and Anthony Farnell will share tales highlighting how donations impression individuals’s lives, and the varied methods viewers may also help make a distinction throughout the festive season. 

International Edmonton and International Information Radio 880 have launched the 19th annual Give Me Shelter marketing campaign, operating Nov. 29 – Dec. 15. For nearly twenty years, the marketing campaign has supplied numerous objects and Christmas items for ladies and youngsters who’re the victims of assault, in addition to hundreds of {dollars} in donations. The focus of the marketing campaign is an all-day donation drive-thru taking place Dec. 14 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. International Edmonton information and radio personalities will likely be exterior the station at 5325 Allard Method, accepting money and reward card donations. The marketing campaign helps six Edmonton and space girls’s shelters – A Secure Place, Jessie’s Home, La Salle, Lurana Shelter, WIN Home, and WINGS.

CTV Atlantic will host the 59th Annual Christmas Daddies Telethon on Dec. 3, starting at 11 a.m. AT on CTV2, and the CTV Information app. With the elevated demand for help, the telethon has collaborated as soon as once more with The Salvation Military to distribute meals, toys, and items all through the vacation season. Co-hosting this yr are Steve Murphy and Todd Battis, joined by Maria Panopalis, Jayson Baxter, Katie Kelly, Kalin Mitchell, and Ana Almeida, amongst many others. The seven-hour particular may also function performers throughout all three Maritime provinces, together with Myles Goodwyn, The Trews, Makayla Lynn, David Myles, Jenn Grant, Carleton Stone, Natalie MacMaster, The Barra MacNeils, and The Males of The Deeps. Because it started in 1964, Christmas Daddies has raised greater than $34.5 million for Maritime households.