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CBC SCHEDULING ALERT: KIM’S CONVENIENCE AND MR. D SCHEDULE CHANGES

Oct 03, 2016

The following changes have been made to CBC's fall season premiere schedule. The series premiere of new comedy KIM'S CONVENIENCE will now move from Tues. Oct 4 at 9 p.m. (9:30NT) to Tues. Oct. 11 at 9 p.m. (9:30NT). Two back-to-back episodes will be broadcast from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. (9:30 to 10:30NT). As a result of this change, the Season 6 premiere of MR. D will now move from Tues. Oct 11 at 9:30 p.m (10NT) to Tues. Oct. 18 at 9:30 p.m (10NT).

Based on the award-winning play by Ins Choi, new comedy series KIM'S CONVENIENCE (13 x 30) tells the funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family who run a convenience store in downtown Toronto.

For more information visit http://www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/kims-convenience.html.

Launching its sixth season starring comedian and former teacher Gerry Dee, MR. D follows an under-qualified and unmotivated teacher trying to fake his way through work - and life. For more information visit http://www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/mr-d.html.

Programming changes:

  • Moved: The two-episode series premiere of KIM'S CONVENIENCE moves from Tues. Oct 4 @ 9 p.m. to Tues. Oct. 11 @ 9 p.m. (9:30NT)
  • Moved: The Season 6 premiere of Mr. D moves from Tues. Oct. 11 @ 9:30 p.m. to Tues. Oct 18 @ 9:30 p.m. (10NT)

Updated primetime schedule for Tuesday, October 4 (NT time zone half-hour later for all times)

8:00PM: RICK MERCER REPORT - Season 14 premiere

8:30PM: THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES - Season 24 premiere

Updated 9:00PM: JUST FOR LAUGHS

Updated primetime schedule for Tuesday, October 11 (NT time zone half-hour later for all times)

8:00PM: RICK MERCER REPORT

8:30PM: THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES

Updated 9:00PM: KIM'S CONVENIENCE - Series Premiere, Episode 101 ("Gay Discount")

Updated 9:30PM: KIM'S CONVENIENCE - Episode 102 ("Janet's Photos")

Updated schedule for Tuesday, October 18 (NT time zone half-hour later for all times):

8:00PM: RICK MERCER REPORT

8:30PM: THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES

Updated 9:00PM: KIM'S CONVENIENCE - Episode 103 ("Ddongjeem & Umma's Picture")

Updated 9:30PM: MR. D - Season 6 premiere, Episode 601 ("Gerry Does it Again")

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