With the season coming to a close on CBC darling, Murdoch Mysteries, and new hitting recently that Cracked and Arctic Air will not be returning, CBC has announced several renewals, and a few new shows.
Murdoch Mysteries and Dragon’s Den are the clear no-brainers of the situation, but we’ve got a full list, plus some pretty hot new efforts.
Schitt’s Creek will be coming your way, a show co-created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy, who star with Catherine O’Hara, and that ought to be all you need to know about this one. Also added to the schedule is new show Strange Empire. Reportedly a very dark show, it takes place in western frontier town and follows the women who find themselves stranded when all the men suddenly disappear.
Get all the info below, and make sure your favorites are on the list.
CBC today confirmed a number of new and returning shows for the 2014–15 Television season. Anchored by returning favourites MURDOCH MYSTERIES and DRAGONS’ DEN, featuring new dragons Michael Wekerle and Vikram Vij, the new schedule also includes the highly anticipated comedy series SCHITT’S CREEK (Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.), co-created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy, who star alongside Catherine O’Hara, and STRANGE EMPIRE (Johnson Production Group in association with Annuit Coeptis Entertainment), a new drama created by Laurie Finstad (Durham County). Rounding out the 2014–15 schedule are new series CANADA’S SMARTEST PERSON (Media Headquarters) and OF ALL PLACES (Frantic Films).
Following is a list of some of the series that have been renewed and will return to the CBC-TV schedule:
- DOC ZONE
- DRAGONS’ DEN
- the fifth estate
- JUST FOR LAUGHS
- MR. d
- MURDOCH MYSTERIES
- THE NATURE OF THINGS
- REPUBLIC OF DOYLE
- THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES
- THE RICK MERCER REPORT
- STEVEN AND CHRIS
- WINNIPEG/HALIFAX COMEDY FESTIVAL