To mark the 100th anniversary of the most haunting maritime disaster of all time, CBC has lined-up a wide variety of uniquely Canadian features reports, and special live coverage to air on CBC-TV, CBC News Network, CBC Radio One and online at CBCNews.ca.
Doc Zone: Titanic: The Canadian Story
April 5 at 7 p.m.
In two hours of dramatic and emotional storytelling, Doc Zone reveals, for the first time on TV, the stories of the 130 people aboard whose intended destination was Canada, through letters, diaries and first-hand accounts from surviving family members.
Plus, beginning April 5, CBCNews.ca/titanic presents a collection of features, galleries and videos looking at the history of the Titanic, as well as its place in modern culture.
The Passionate Eye: Saving the Titanic
April 8 at 9 p.m.
Get to know the heroes behind the disaster: The Passionate Eye looks at the brave engineers and shipbuilders who courageously tried to keep the ship afloat longer so more passengers could escape. This docu-drama comes to life with moving re-enactments and CGI of the ship and its technology.
April 10 at 9 p.m.
April 10 at 8 & 10 p.m.
CBC News Network
After 100 years to the day the Titanic left Southampton, THE NATIONAL broadcasts from Halifax, N.S., where many of those who perished in the sinking are buried. You'll hear special reports from Peter Mansbridge, Reg Sherren, and David Common. THE NATIONAL's coverage of the 100th Anniversary of Titanic starts April 8th until April 15th - the day the Titanic sank.