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New releases

  • Port-au-Prince


    This episode of the groundbreaking Interrupt This Program series takes us to Port-au-Prince where a radio host, a photographer, a Rabòday singer and a creole ...

    Interrupt This Program / July 14, 2016
  • A Jihadi in the Family

    A Jihadi in the Family

    How could a much-loved boy born and raised in Calgary become a violent extremist that embraced a life of terrorism halfway around the world? This ...

    Firsthand / May 31, 2016
  • The Fire Breather: The Rise and Rage of Donald Trump

    The Fire Breather: The Rise and Rage of Donald Trump

    He has launched often vitriolic attacks on minorities, Muslims, women and pretty much anyone else he wants – and yet Donald Trump’s popularity just keeps ...

    The Fifth Estate / May 31, 2016
  • I, Pedophile

    I, Pedophile

    Journey into the underground world of pedophiles, and meet maverick scientist Dr. James Cantor, whose latest research suggests that everything we're doing in society to ...

    Firsthand / May 31, 2016
  • The War at Home

    The War at Home

    Across Canada, a woman is killed every six days by her intimate partner. Another 3,000 flee their homes each night, seeking refuge in shelters. This ...

    Firsthand / May 31, 2016
  • Into The Tornado

    Into The Tornado

    With wind velocities higher than hurricanes, tornadoes can reach speeds of up to 300 miles per hour, and baseball sized hail, plummeting to earth at ...

    Master of Disaster / May 30, 2016
  • Leaky Cruise Ship

    Leaky Cruise Ship

    Batten down the hatches and strap on your hard hat as we join a crew hauling a leaking luxury liner out of the water. The ...

    World's Toughest Fixes / May 30, 2016
  • Big Dog

    Big Dog

    A top forensic team sift through clues and attempt to discover the identity of a mystery person. Initially the target earns the nickname Fast Food ...

    Mystery Manhunt / May 27, 2016
  • Enigma Man

    Enigma Man

    The team is on the hunt for a man in his fifties with a large muscular upper body, an intimidating look and an eastern European ...

    Mystery Manhunt / May 27, 2016
  • Superwoman


    "Burger Betty" is first seen in a surveillance video eating a hamburger in a diner in what appears to be Texas. The subject's MRI reveals ...

    Mystery Manhunt / May 27, 2016

Most popular shows

  • Disrupting Design

    Disrupting Design

    Disrupting Design celebrates brilliant innovations in Canadian industrial, urban and graphic design, and the ingenious renegades behind them. Hosted for CBC Television by Matt Galloway, the ...

  • Interrupt This Program

    Interrupt This Program

    This five-part series reveals the surprisingly vital cultural underbellies of global cities that have recently suffered war, disaster or unrest. Featuring the turbulent cities of ...

  • The Nature of Things

    The Nature of Things

    The Nature of Things is one of the most successful series in the history of Canadian television. Hosted by the world-renowned geneticist and environmentalist David Suzuki, ...

  • Firsthand


    CBC’s premiere point-of-view documentary series gets to the heart of issues that matter to Canadians. Celebrating the great Canadian tradition of documentary, Canada’s best filmmakers ...

  • Keeping Canada Alive

    Keeping Canada Alive

    Beloved, maligned and hotly debated, Canada's health care system is a source of national pride, collective frustration and mounting concern, as the demands we place ...

  • Mia (Eng)

    Mia (Eng)

    Mia is a very grown up six year old mouse! Curious, adventurous and even a little impetuous at times – she wants to see, do ...

  • Dragons' Den

    Dragons' Den

    Launching a business is no small task. No matter how big an idea you think you have, it still takes a lot of work and ...

  • The Fifth Estate

    The Fifth Estate

    For almost four decades, the fifth estate has been Canada's premier investigative documentary program, acquainting viewers with a dazzling parade of political leaders, shady characters and ordinary ...

  • Marketplace


    Marketplace is Canada's consumer watchdog, and #1 current-affairs show. Whether it is a slick scam, misleading marketing claim, a product that could put your health at ...

  • Doc Zone

    Doc Zone

    CBC's flagship documentary series explores and expands on the major issues of our time. Around the corner, around the world, our cameras bring viewers to ...


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