From a media release:
CBC TELEVISION ANNOUNCES 17 RETURNING SHOWS FOR THE 2011-12 SEASON
CBC Television today confirmed a number of returning shows for the 2011-12 season. Among the returning fan favourites are BATTLE OF THE BLADES and DRAGONS’ DEN, which both regularly drew more than 1.5 million viewers this season, the Down East detective hit REPUBLIC OF DOYLE, Season 9 of THE RICK MERCER REPORT and Season 51 of THE NATURE OF THINGS WITH DAVID SUZUKI.
The following favourites have been renewed and will return to the programming schedule:
- 22 Minutes
- Battle of the Blades
- Being Erica
- Best Recipes Ever
- Doc Zone
- Dragons’ Den
- the fifth estate
- George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight
- Little Mosque on the Prairie
- The Nature of Things
- Republic of Doyle
- The Rick Mercer Report
- The Ron James Show
- Steven & Chris
Meanwhile, new programming pickups for the 2011-12 season include Mr. D, starring Gerry D and produced by Topsail Entertainment; Michael Tuesdays and Thursdays, featuring the writing and acting talents of Bob Martin and produced by Rhombus Media; the co-production Camelot, from Take 5 Productions; Kevin O’Leary in Dealer to Leader, developed by Wide-Eyed Entertainment in conjunction with CBC; and Cover Me Canada, produced by 11 Entertainment.
Further information on the 2011-12 season will be released at a later date.
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