CBC Announces Winter 2019 Premiere Dates

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Curious about when your favorite CBC shows are returning this winter? Luckily, CBC announced on Thursday the broadcast and streaming premieres for its winter 2019 lineup, including new and returning series. Beginning on Sunday, January 6, each series will be available for linear broadcast on CBC and live and on-demand streaming on the CBC TV app for iOS and Android and cbc.ca/watch.

CBC’s popular Tuesday night of comedies returns on January 8 at 8 p.m. with new seasons of Kim’s Convenience, Schitt’s Creek and Workin’ Moms. Then on Thursday, January 10 at 9 p.m. new series Cavendish premieres followed by the return of Joel Thomas Hynes and Season 2 of Little Dog.

On the drama side, Heartland returns for Season 12 on Sunday, January 6 at 7 p.m. and Kristin Kreuk’s Burden of Truth returns for Season 2 on Wednesday, January 9 at 8 p.m. Season 2 will see a brand new case that investigates the shadowy world of hackers and activists.

New drama series Coroner, starring Serinda Swan, premieres Monday, January 7 at 9 p.m. New limited drama series Unspeakable, focused on Canada’s tainted blood scandal, starring Sarah Wayne Callies and Shawn Doyle, debuts Wednesday, January 9 at 9 p.m. Street Legal returns with Cynthia Dale and a new generation of Toronto lawyers Monday, March 4 at 9 p.m. and new Halifax legal aid drama Diggstown starring Vinessa Antoine and Natasha Henstridge premieres Wednesday, March 6 at 8 p.m.

A winter, digital-first streaming premiere date for new family adventure drama Northern Rescue, starring William Baldwin and Kathleen Robertson, will be confirmed in the near future.

A more complete listing of the CBC 2019 winter schedule is as follows:

SUNDAYS

11 AM (12 PM AT) – THE WEEKLY WITH WENDY MESLEY Season 2 continues January 6

7 PM –  HEARTLAND Season 12 (11×60) premieres January 6

8 PM – THE NATURE OF THINGS – Season 58 continues with “Food for Thought,” offering the latest in nutritional science, on January 6

9 PM – THE FIFTH ESTATE Season 44 continues January 6

10 PM –  THE NATIONAL CBC News’ flagship program continues Sunday to Friday each week

MONDAYS

7:30 PM – CORONATION STREET (weekdays, back-to-back episodes on Mondays starting at 7 PM)

8 PM –  MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 12 (18×60) continues January 7

9 PM –  CORONER New procedural drama (8×60) premieres January 7

9 PM – STREET LEGAL The iconic legal drama returns (6×60) March 4

TUESDAYS

8 PM –  KIM’S CONVENIENCE Season 3 (13×30) premieres January 8

8:30 PM – THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES Season 26 (19×30, 1×60) continues January 8

9 PM – SCHITT’S CREEK Season 5 (14×30) premieres January 8

9:30 PM – WORKIN’ MOMS Season 3 (13×30) premieres January 8

WEDNESDAYS

8 PM – BURDEN OF TRUTH Season 2 (8×60) premieres January 9

8 PM – DIGGSTOWN (6×60) New Halifax legal aid drama premieres March 6
9 PM – UNSPEAKABLE (8×60) Limited drama about Canada’s tainted blood scandal premieres January 9

THURSDAYS

8 PM – DRAGONS’ DEN Season 13 (20×60) continues January 10

9 PM – CAVENDISH (8×30) New comedy from the creators of Picnicface premieres January 10

9:30 PM – LITTLE DOG Season 2 (8×30) premieres January 10

FRIDAYS

8 PM –  MARKETPLACE Season 46 continues January 11

8:30 PM – THE STATS OF LIFE Season 2 (8×30) premieres January 11

8:30 PM – UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Factual series hosted by Arlene Dickinson (4×30) premieres March 15

9 PM – CBC DOCS POV Season 3 continues with “Pugly,” about the upswing in pug ownership and what makes them so loveable January 11

11:30 PM CBC ARTS: EXHIBITIONISTS Season 4 (26×30) continues

SATURDAYS

6:30 PM –  HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA continues

Afternoon – ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES Season 4 continues

What series are you most looking forward to having back? Which new ones intrigue you the most? Add your thoughts below!