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CBC-TV TO AIR THREE BRAND NEW EPISODES OF CORONATION STREET NEW YEAR'S DAY

This New Year's Day, CBC-TV will be running three brand new back-to-back episodes of CORONATION STREET. Starting at 6:30 p.m. (7 NT) on January 1, 2013, Corrie fans can tune in to get a triple dose of the world famous soap opera.

After last season's doubled-up episodes, Canada's millions of CORONATION STREET followers can consider themselves caught up to those across the pond on what is going on in their favourite old-country soap. CORONATION STREET regularly airs on CBC-TV weekdays at 7:30 p.m. (8 NT), and then the week's worth of episodes is aired again on Sundays from 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (8:30 - 11 NT). As the iconic show enters its 52nd season, it is now the world's longest running soap opera. Distributed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment, it is shown in over 160 countries across the globe, including Australia, the Middle East, China and Africa. 

About CBC/Radio-Canada
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus five languages for international audiences. In 2011, CBC/Radio-Canada celebrated 75 years of serving Canadians and being at the centre of the democratic, social and cultural life of Canada.

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