The third and final episode of our three-part, post-upfront series, “Battle of the Network Stars: Executive Division,” features CBC Executive Vice President Barbara Williams. Williams, a respected industry veteran who called the shots at Global prior to joining CBC, oversees all of the public broadcaster’s English language programming services. This episode finds her just back
CBC and HBO Max jointly announced Friday that they are renewing Sort Of for a second season. That is sort of a surprise, but not really. The comedy-drama, created by Bilal Baig and Fab Filippo, leads the recent list of Canadian Screen Award nominations with 13 nods, including Best Comedy Series. It made Best TV
Sometimes a show comes along and critics are stumped. We love it, it’s refreshingly different, but it seems like a bingeable streaming or pay-cable show instead of something on a traditional broadcaster. It isn’t about FBI agents or first responders. It’s on opposite The Bachelorette. It ticks every box in terms of diversification and inclusion.
The Toronto Maple Leafs — a drama? A tragedy? Fans can judge for themselves as a new sports documentary on the team gets October off to a something-for-everyone start. As always, check back throughout the month as many more highlights will be added in the coming weeks. UPDATED Oct. 21: FRI/OCT. 1 All or Nothing:
CBC whipped through their virtual, on-line Upfront 2021 presentation Wednesday like it was an Olympic event — fitting since they’re Canada’s host broadcaster for both this summer’s Tokyo Games as well as the Beijing Winter Games in 2020. It took just 33 minutes for the public broadcaster to promote 35 new and returning series from