From a media release:
CBC today announced premiere dates for its winter 2017 television season, featuring distinct, premium storytelling anchored by extraordinary Canadian voices and creative talent. The winter lineup includes five new primetime titles and five returning series spanning comedy, drama, factual and arts programming.
New additions to CBCâ€™s primetime lineup include drama seriesÂ PUREÂ (6×60), premieringÂ Monday, January 9, which tells the story of a Mennonite pastor battling drug trafficking within his community; Catherine Reitmanâ€™s bold new comedyÂ WORKINâ€™ MOMSÂ (13×30), premieringÂ Â Tuesday, January 10, which tests the modern ideal that women really can have it all; acclaimed BBC One dramaÂ THE A WORDÂ (6×60), premieringÂ Sunday, January 15, centering on a messy, extended family with an autistic child; docu-seriesÂ TRUE NORTH CALLINGÂ (6×30), premieringÂ Friday, February 17,Â which offers an intimate look at Canadaâ€™s North and young Canadians living in one of the harshest environments in the world; and drama seriesÂ BELLEVUEÂ (8×60), premieringÂ Monday, February 20, which stars OscarÂ® and Golden GlobeÂ® award-winner Anna Paquin, Allen Leech and Shawn Doyle and unravels the mystery of a missing transgender teen in a small blue-collar town.
January will also bring all-new episodes of returning primetime favourites to viewers. BeginningÂ Tuesday, January 10,Â Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy, Catherine Oâ€™Hara, Â Annie Murphy and Chris Elliott are back with a new season of hit comedy seriesÂ SCHITTâ€™S CREEK(Season 3, 13×30); and World War II espionage dramaÂ X COMPANYÂ (Season 3, 10×60) returns onÂ Wednesday, January 11Â with a thrilling series finale, as the first group of operatives from Camp X complete their final covert mission.
Picking up five years after the critically acclaimedÂ Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays, Matt Watts, Bob Martin and Don McKellar return to CBC withÂ MICHAEL: EVERY DAY,Â (Season 2, 6×30) with weekly back-to-back episodes beginningÂ Sunday, January 15.
Lastly, CBCâ€™s innovativeÂ arts programming is back to inspire audiences onÂ Sunday, February 5Â with the high-energy, immersive seriesÂ CRASH GALLERYÂ (Season 2, 5×30) and the 2016 International EmmyÂ®Â Award-nominated docu-seriesÂ INTERRUPT THIS PROGRAM(Season 2, 5×30).
Highlights of the CBC 2017 winter television schedule are as follows:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 6
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) â€”Â MarketplaceÂ (Season 43 continues)
8:30 p.m. (9 NT) â€”Â Hello GoodbyeÂ (Season 2 continues)
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€”Â the fifth estateÂ (Season 42 continues)
MONDAY, JANUARY 9
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) â€“Â Murdoch MysteriesÂ (Season 10 continues)
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€”Â PureÂ *NEW DRAMA SERIES*
TUESDAY, JANUARY 10
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) â€“Â Rick Mercer ReportÂ (Season 14 continues)
8:30 p.m. (9 NT) â€“Â This Hour Has 22 MinutesÂ (Season 24 continues)
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€”Â Schittâ€™s CreekÂ *SEASON 3 PREMIERE*
9:30 p.m. (10 NT) â€“Â Workinâ€™ MomsÂ *NEW COMEDY SERIES*
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) â€“Â Dragonsâ€™ DenÂ (Season 11 continues)
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€“Â X CompanyÂ *SEASON 3 PREMIERE*
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) â€”Â The Nature of Things: The Secret Life of OwlsÂ (Season 55 continues)
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€”Â Firsthand: Once an ImmigrantÂ (Season 2 continues)Â Â
SUNDAY, JANUARY 15
4:30 p.m. (5:00 NT) â€“Â ExhibitionistsÂ (Season 2 continues)
7 p.m. (7:30 NT) â€”Â HeartlandÂ (Season 10 continues)
8 p.m. (8:30 NT) â€“Â The A WordÂ *NEW DRAMA SERIES*
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€“Â Michael: Every DayÂ *SEASON 2 PREMIERE*
9:30 p.m. (10 NT) â€“Â Michael: Every DayÂ (Season 2 continues)
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€“Â Interrupt This ProgramÂ *SEASON 2 PREMIERE*
9:30 p.m. (10 NT) â€“Â Crash GalleryÂ *SEASON 2 PREMIERE*
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
8:30 p.m. (9 NT) â€“Â True North CallingÂ *NEW FACTUAL SERIES*
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20
9 p.m. (9:30 NT) â€“Â BellevueÂ *NEW DRAMA SERIES*