CBC announced its winter television schedule on Monday (November 14).
Schitt’s Creek will return for its third season on January 10. The 13-episode half-hour comedy will air Tuesdays at 9 p.m. In the U.S., the third season will premiere the following day — Wednesday, January 11 at 8 p.m. on Pop.
X Company will also return for its third – but final – season this winter. The final 10 episodes premiere on Wednesday, January 11 at 9 p.m.
CBC is also set to debut five new series. Pure is a six-episode drama which tells the story of a Mennonite pastor battling drug trafficking within his community; it’ll premiere on Monday, January 9. Catherine Reitman’s new comedy series Workin’ Mom will premiere on Tuesday, January 10. Docu-series True North Calling will premiere on Friday, February 17, and will examine Canada’s North and the young Canadians living in one of the harshest environments in the world. Anna Paquin’s Bellevue will premiere on Monday, February 20. The hour-long series follows the mystery of a missing transgender teen in a small blue-collar town and will be eight episodes. From the BBC, comes The A-Word on Sunday, January 15, which centres on a messy, extended family with an autistic child.
2017 will also see the return of Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays, picking up five years after the critically acclaimed series ended, but with a new title, Michael: Every Day. The six-episode half-hour comedy premieres with back-to-back episodes beginning Sunday, January 15. Arts programme Crash Gallery is also back, beginning Sunday, February 5, as is Interrupt This Program.
Marketplace, Hello Goodbye, the fifth estate, Murdoch Mysteries, Rick Mercer Report, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Dragons’ Den, The Nature of Things: The Secret Life of Owls, Firsthand: Once an Immigrant, Exhibitionists, Heartland and Coronation Street all continue.