CBC SCHEDULING ALERT: ANNE AND CANADA: THE STORY OF US SCHEDULE CHANGES

Mar 23, 2017

The following changes have been made to CBC's schedule. ANNE (8 x 60) fans will no longer have to wait for the return of the acclaimed new series, with the airdate for the second episode moving up from Sunday, April 2 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) to Sunday, March 26 at 8 p.m. (8:30NT). New episodes of ANNE will continue to air Sundays at 8 pm (8:30 NT).

As a result of that change, the premiere of new docu-drama series CANADA: STORY OF US (10 x 60) will move from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) on Sunday, March 26, with one episode airing instead of back-to-back episodes. Episode 102 will now air on Sunday, April 2 at 9 p.m. (9:30NT). New episodes of the series will continue to air Sundays at 9 p.m. (9:30NT).   

Schedule changes:

Moved:
Episode 102 of ANNE moves from Sunday, April 2 @ 8 p.m. to Sunday, March 26 @ 8 p.m. (8:30NT)

Moved:
The premiere of CANADA: THE STORY OF US Episode 101 moves from Sunday, March 26
@ 8 p.m. to Sunday, March 26 @ 9 p.m. (9:30NT).
Episode 102 will now air on Sunday, April 2 @ 9 p.m. (9:30NT)

Updated primetime schedule for Sunday, March 26 (NT time zone half-hour later for all times)

Updated 8PM:  ANNE - Episode 102 ("I am no bird, and no net ensnares me")              

Updated 9PM:  CANADA: THE STORY OF US - Series Premiere, Episode 101 ("Worlds Collide")                       

Updated primetime schedule for Sunday, April 2 (NT time zone half-hour later for all times)

Updated 8PM:  ANNE - Episode 103 ("But what is so headstrong as youth?")

9PM:                     CANADA: THE STORY OF US - Episode 102 ("Hunting Treasures")

ANNE (8 x 60) is a coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and many challenges, fights for love and acceptance and her own place in the world. Starring Amybeth McNulty as Anne Shirley, this fresh take on the beloved classic novel hails from Emmy Award-winning writer, showrunner and executive producer Moira Walley-Beckett (Breaking Bad) and executive producer Miranda de Pencier (Beginners). For more information visit http://www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/program/anne

CANADA: THE STORY OF US (10 x 60) is a new docu-drama series highlighting extraordinary moments and people who helped forge a nation, from early Indigenous history to the 20th century. Featuring the stories of women, immigrants, pioneers, rule-breakers, scientists, entrepreneurs and Indigenous peoples, - many of them untold until now - the series takes viewers inside Canada’s history with dramatic re-enactments, ground-breaking CGI sequences and documentary-style virtual reality experiences. For more information visit http://www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/program/canada-the-story-of-us

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For more information including series synopses, press releases, hi-res images, video clips and bios, please visit the CBC Media Centre at cbc.ca/mediacentre.

For further information, please contact:

Elizabeth Reid, publicist, CBC (ANNE)
elizabeth.reid@cbc.ca
416-205-2665

Teaghan Hawke, publicist, CBC (CANADA: THE STORY OF US)
teaghan.hawke@cbc.ca
416-205-6863