The Passionate Eye

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THE PASSIONATE EYE is Canada's longest-running national showcase for independent documentaries. For more than two decades, it's provided Canadians with a critical window on the world, exploring international events and people through timely and provocative award-winning documentaries. THE PASSIONATE EYE documentaries have won every major award including Emmys® Oscars®, Peabodys and Geminis, and they've also made news with films like India's Daughter, He Named Me Malala, Prince Philip: The Plot to Make a King, In Defence of Food, and more. Today, THE PASSIONATE EYE remains one of the only documentary strands in Canada where viewers can still see a selection of the world's best and most newsworthy political and social-issue documentaries.

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NEW TITLES AND RETURNING FAVOURITES HIGHLIGHT CBC-TV'S WINTER 2016 PRIME-TIME SCHEDULE

NEW TITLES AND RETURNING FAVOURITES HIGHLIGHT CBC-TV'S WINTER 2016 PRIME-TIME SCHEDULE

CBC-TV's winter programming lineup is filled with returning hit comedies, dramas and current affairs programs, as well as new titles filled with intrigue, suspense, and heart-warming moments Read More »

CBC ANNOUNCES 2015-16 SCHEDULE

CBC ANNOUNCES 2015-16 SCHEDULE

CBC today announced the details of its 2015-16 schedule, highlighting a slate of new series, returning favourites, thought-provoking news and investigative content and marquee cultural events. Read More »

CBC NEWS - Season Launch 2014-2015

CBC NEWS - Season Launch 2014-2015

CBC NEWS - Season Launch 2014-2015 Read More »

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 17 - 23

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 17 - 23

The week of current affairs and documentaries on CBC's THE NATURE OF THINGS, DOC ZONE, the fifth estate, MARKETPLACE, THE PASSIONATE EYE, and documentary Channel Read More »

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 10 - 16

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 10 - 16

The week of current affairs and documentaries on CBC's THE NATURE OF THINGS, DOC ZONE, the fifth estate, MARKETPLACE, THE PASSIONATE EYE, and documentary Channel Read More »

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 20-26

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 20-26

The week of current affairs and documentaries on CBC's THE NATURE OF THINGS, DOC ZONE, the fifth estate, MARKETPLACE, THE PASSIONATE EYE, and documentary Channel Read More »

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 13-19

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 13-19

The week of current affairs and documentaries on CBC's THE NATURE OF THINGS, DOC ZONE, the fifth estate, MARKETPLACE, THE PASSIONATE EYE, and documentary Channel Read More »

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 6-12

CBC'S CURRENT AFFAIRS AND DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 6-12

The week of current affairs and documentaries on CBC's THE NATURE OF THINGS, DOC ZONE, the fifth estate, MARKETPLACE, THE PASSIONATE EYE, and documentary Channel Read More »

CBC HONOURS THE LEGACY OF NELSON MANDELA: 1918-2013

CBC HONOURS THE LEGACY OF NELSON MANDELA: 1918-2013

On TV, CBC News Network, Radio, and online, CBC News has continuing coverage of the passing of a global icon of freedom Read More »

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE EXPLORES THE AFTERMATH OF MEGASTORM SANDY AND PRESENTS THE SUNDANCE AWARD-WINNING PROJECT NIM: THE HUMAN CHIMP

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE EXPLORES THE AFTERMATH OF MEGASTORM SANDY AND PRESENTS THE SUNDANCE AWARD-WINNING PROJECT NIM: THE HUMAN CHIMP

CBC News Network's THE PASSIONATE EYE presents Megastorm Aftermath, a critical investigation into the causes of the historic storm, exploring what cities around the world can do to better prepare for the next one. Read More »

A HEART-WRENCHING LOOK AT THE IMPACT OF WAR ON SYRIA'S CHILDREN  ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE

A HEART-WRENCHING LOOK AT THE IMPACT OF WAR ON SYRIA'S CHILDREN ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE

SAVING SYRIA'S CHILDREN airs Saturday, Oct. 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT Read More »

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE KICKS OFF THE SEASON WITH THREE NEW POWERFUL DOCUMENTARIES

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE KICKS OFF THE SEASON WITH THREE NEW POWERFUL DOCUMENTARIES

CBC News Network's THE PASSIONATE EYE presents three new groundbreaking documentaries to start the 2013-2014 season. Read More »

ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE: UNDERCOVER CAMERAS INVESTIGATE THE ILLEGAL IVORY TRADE AS ELEPHANT NUMBERS PLUMMET, AND TOP DOCUMENTARIES OVER THE SUMMER MONTHS

ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE: UNDERCOVER CAMERAS INVESTIGATE THE ILLEGAL IVORY TRADE AS ELEPHANT NUMBERS PLUMMET, AND TOP DOCUMENTARIES OVER THE SUMMER MONTHS

CBC News Network's THE PASSIONATE EYE presents the groundbreaking documentary BLOOD IVORY, and is airing some of its best documentaries over the next two months. Read More »

ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE: MEXICAN DRUG LORDS' LUST FOR LUXURY EXPOSED, AND THE SPECTACULAR LIES THAT LED TO THE IRAQ WAR AMONG THREE NEW DOCUMENTARIES

ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE: MEXICAN DRUG LORDS' LUST FOR LUXURY EXPOSED, AND THE SPECTACULAR LIES THAT LED TO THE IRAQ WAR AMONG THREE NEW DOCUMENTARIES

CBC News Network's THE PASSIONATE EYE presents three new documentaries that reveal the powerful and notorious men behind the headlines. Read More »

OSCAR PISTORIUS: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED? CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE PRESENTS  THE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

OSCAR PISTORIUS: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED? CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE PRESENTS THE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened? airs March 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT Tabloid airs March 16 at 10 p.m. ET Read More »

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE PRESENTS THE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF RICHARD III: KING IN THE CAR PARK AND THE LATEST DOCUMENTARY TO EXPLORE THE JFK ASSASINATION, JFK: THE LOST BULLET

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE PRESENTS THE NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF RICHARD III: KING IN THE CAR PARK AND THE LATEST DOCUMENTARY TO EXPLORE THE JFK ASSASINATION, JFK: THE LOST BULLET

CBC News Network's THE PASSIONATE EYE presents new documentaries on recent discoveries into the mysterious deaths of Richard III and JFK. Read More »

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE BRINGS CANADIANS  FIVE GRIPPING NEW DOCUMENTARIES

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE BRINGS CANADIANS FIVE GRIPPING NEW DOCUMENTARIES

CBC News Network's THE PASSIONATE EYE presents five all-new documentaries, beginning Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Read More »

OSCAR-NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY, THE INVISIBLE WAR, GETS ITS NORTH AMERICAN BROADCAST PREMIERE ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S  THE PASSIONATE EYE, SUNDAY, JAN. 20 AT 10 P.M. ET/PT

OSCAR-NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY, THE INVISIBLE WAR, GETS ITS NORTH AMERICAN BROADCAST PREMIERE ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE, SUNDAY, JAN. 20 AT 10 P.M. ET/PT

2013 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, The Invisible War, gets its North American broadcast premiere on CBC News Network's THE PASSIONATE EYE, on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Read More »

ARE HOCKEY AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS RISKING BRAIN DAMAGE  FROM REPEATED BLOWS TO THE HEAD? CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE BROADCASTS  THE WORLD PREMIERE OF HEAD GAMES

ARE HOCKEY AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS RISKING BRAIN DAMAGE FROM REPEATED BLOWS TO THE HEAD? CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE BROADCASTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF HEAD GAMES

Head Games airs Sunday, Dec. 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT; Last Chance to See Castro's Cuba airs Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBC News Network Read More »

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE BRINGS CANADIANS  FOUR NEW PROVOCATIVE DOCUMENTARIES

CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE BRINGS CANADIANS FOUR NEW PROVOCATIVE DOCUMENTARIES

InterSEXion airs Sunday, Nov. 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT The September Issue airs Saturday, Dec. 1 at 10 p.m. ET Chinese Murder Mystery airs Sunday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. ET and Sunday Dec. 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT Scarlet Road: A Sex Worker's Journey airs Sunday, Dec. 9 at 11 p.m. ET/PT Read More »

COULD SUPERSTORM SANDY BE THE NEW NORMAL? CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE PREMIERES  SUPERSTORM 2012: HELL & HIGH WATER

COULD SUPERSTORM SANDY BE THE NEW NORMAL? CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE PREMIERES SUPERSTORM 2012: HELL & HIGH WATER

Superstorm 2012: Hell & High Water airs Sunday, Nov. 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT Saturday, Nov. 24 at 1 a.m. ET & Sunday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. ET on CBC News Network Read More »

WILL & KATE: BABY FEVER KICKS OFF THREE NEW DOCUMENTARIES AIRING IN THE COMING WEEKS ON  CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE

WILL & KATE: BABY FEVER KICKS OFF THREE NEW DOCUMENTARIES AIRING IN THE COMING WEEKS ON CBC NEWS NETWORK'S THE PASSIONATE EYE

CBC News Network's The Passionate Eye presents three new documentaries, beginning Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT Read More »

Lance Armstrong's Web of Lies | CBC News Network's The Passionate Eye Airs the Canadian Broadcast Exclusive of a Revealing Documentary on a Disgraced Hero

Lance Armstrong's Web of Lies | CBC News Network's The Passionate Eye Airs the Canadian Broadcast Exclusive of a Revealing Documentary on a Disgraced Hero

The World According to Lance airs Sunday, Oct. 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Saturday, Nov. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT How did disgraced sports hero Lance Armstrong get away with cheating for so long? The World According to Lance... Read More »

The Passionate Eye Investigates The Unsavoury Side of Modeling and Exposes Exploitation and False Promises in the Provocative Documentary Girl Model

The Passionate Eye Investigates The Unsavoury Side of Modeling and Exposes Exploitation and False Promises in the Provocative Documentary Girl Model

Girl Model makes its North American television debut on The Passionate Eye, Sunday, Oct. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBC News Network Walk down the dark side of the runway, into the underbelly of modeling with the North American... Read More »

  • Program Name

    The Passionate Eye

  • Program Type

    Television Show

  • Appears On

    CBC

  • Genre

    CBC News & Current Affairs

  • Schedule

    Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT (10:30 NT) on CBC News Network

  • Website

    www.cbc.ca/passionateeye

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