CBC Announces Winter 2020 Premiere Dates

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CBC announced on Thursday premiere dates for its winter 2020 new and returning Canadian series. The winter schedule will kick off Sunday, January 5 with each series available on CBC and the free CBC Gem streaming service.

The popular Tuesday night comedy lineup returns with Season 4 of Kim’s Convenience at 8 p.m. and the sixth and final season of Schitt’s Creek at 9 p.m. starting Tuesday, January 7. Workin’ Moms will then return for a fourth season on Tuesday, February 18 at 9:30 p.m.

For drama lovers, last season’s most-watched new Canadian series Coroner, starring Serinda Swan, returns for Season 2 on Monday, January 6 at 9 p.m. Burden of Truth will return for Season 3 on Wednesday, January 8 at 8 p.m., and the Canadian true crime series The Detectives returns of Season 3 on Thursday, January 9 at 9 p.m. Halifax legal aid drama Diggstown will then return on Wednesday, March 4 at 8 p.m.

New drama series Fortunate Son, starring Kari Matchett (Covert Affairs), Darren Mann (Giant Little Ones) and Stephen Moyer (True Blood), set in the social and political chaos of 1968 will debut Wednesday, January 8 at 9 p.m. Another new series is the Gerry Dee hosted Family Feud Canada. The game show will run four nights a week, beginning Monday, December 16 at a special time of 8 p.m., before moving to its regular 7:30 p.m. time slot on Monday, December 23.

 

A more complete listing of the CBC 2020 winter schedule is as follows:

SUNDAYS

6 PM – ENDLINGS (12×30) a new sci-fi adventure series beginning January 5 with back-to-back episodes weekly

8 PM – HIGH ARCTIC HAULERS (7×60) new series premieres January 5

9 PM – THE FIFTH ESTATE Season 45 (14×60) continues January 5

9 PM – CBC DOCS POV Season 5 (6×60) premieres February 9

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

MONDAYS

7 PM – CORONATION STREET continues Mondays to Fridays at a new time of 7 p.m.

7:30 PM – FAMILY FEUD CANADA (60×30) continues Mondays to Thursdays beginning  January 6

8 PM –  MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 13 (18×60) continues January 6

9 PM –  CORONER Season 2 (8×60) premieres January 6

9 PM – WILD BILL (6×60) new UK drama series premieres March 2

TUESDAYS

7 PM – CORONATION STREET

7:30 PM – FAMILY FEUD CANADA (60×30) Mondays to Thursdays

8 PM –  KIM’S CONVENIENCE Season 4 (13×30) premieres  January 7

8:30 PM – THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES Season 27 (19×30, 1×60) continues January 7

9 PM – SCHITT’S CREEK Season 6 (14×30) premieres January 7

9:30 PM – CATASTROPHE Season 2 (6×30) premieres January 7

9:30 PM – WORKIN’ MOMS Season 4 (8×30) premieres February 18

WEDNESDAYS

7 PM – CORONATION STREET (weekdays at a new time 7 PM)

7:30 PM – FAMILY FEUD CANADA (60×30) Mondays to Thursdays

8 PM – BURDEN OF TRUTH Season 3 (8×60) premieres January 8

8 PM – DIGGSTOWN Season 2 (6×60) premieres March 4

9 PM – FORTUNATE SON (8×60) a new spy drama inspired by a true story premieres January 8

THURSDAYS

7 PM – CORONATION STREET (weekdays at 7 PM)

7:30 PM – FAMILY FEUD CANADA (60×30) Mondays to Thursdays

8 PM – BACK IN TIME FOR WINTER (7×60) premieres January 9

8 PM – FRIDGE WARS (6×60) new culinary competition series premieres February 27

9 PM – THE DETECTIVES Season 3 (8×60) premieres January 9

9 PM – THE OLAND MURDER (4×60) new CBC Docs original series premieres March 5

FRIDAYS

7 PM – CORONATION STREET (back-to-back episodes every Friday)

7:30 PM – CORONATION STREET (back-to-back episodes every Friday)

8 PM –  MARKETPLACE Season 46 continues January 10

8:30 PM – YOU CAN’T ASK THAT Season 1 (8×30) premieres January 10

9 PM – THE NATURE OF THINGS Season 59 (18×60) continues January 10

SATURDAYS

9 AM – KINGDOM FORCE (26×22) premieres December 7 and continues

10 AM – MOLLY OF DENALI (38×30) continues

6:30 PM –  HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA continues 

Afternoon – ROAD TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES Season 5 continues

 

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