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    Fall 2017 - New Canadian Network Acquisitions for 2017/18

    Following the fall schedule announcements from the Canadian networks and their new acquisitions:

    NEW SHOWS without a confirmed Canadian broadcaster (conventional and/or specialty) or SVOD

    FALL
    All new shows scheduled to premiere this fall have confirmed rights in Canada. The CW's Dynasty will be distributed globally on Netflix outside of the U.S.

    MIDSEASON
    List has been updated with Canadian broadcaster and/or SVOD

    911 (FOX) - Global
    Alex, Inc. (ABC) - CTV Two
    A.P. Bio (NBC) - Global
    Black Lightning (The CW) - Netflix
    Champions (NBC) - Netflix (summer 2018)
    Good Girls (NBC) - Netflix (TBD in Canada)
    Living Biblically (CBS) - formerly By the Book - CTV Two
    Reverie (NBC) - Global (summer 2018)
    Rise (NBC) - Global
    Splitting Up Together (ABC) - CTV Two

    UNSCRIPTED
    The Awesome Show (NBC)
    The Bachelor Winter Games (ABC)
    Dancing with the Stars Junior (ABC) - premieres Fall 2018
    Ellen's Game of Games (NBC) - CTV
    Genius Junior (NBC) - YTV and Global Go
    Making It (NBC) - formerly The Handmade Project- CTV


    RETURNING SHOWS without a confirmed Canadian broadcaster (conventional and/or specialty) or SVOD

    FALL

    UNSCRIPTED
    America's Funniest Home Videos (ABC) - Sunday 7:00pm
    Last carried on indieNET (yesTV) for 2015-2016 season

    Dateline (NBC) - Saturday 8:00pm
    Saturday Night Mystery block previously aired on indieNET (CHCH) for 2015-16 season


    MIDSEASON
    The Originals (The CW)
    Canadian rights previously belonged to CHCH for broadcast until halfway in season 3 and dropped in January 2016. Was also available for streaming on shomi for first three seasons. No Canadian rights confirmed so far for season 4 and recently renewed for season 5.

    UNSCRIPTED
    American Idol (ABC) - CTV Two
    Showtime at the Apollo (FOX)


    RETURNING SHOWS with a confirmed Canadian broadcaster (conventional and/or specialty) or SVOD

    FALL
    Empire (FOX) - Wednesday 8:00pm
    First two seasons were owned by Rogers - first on OMNI and second split between City and shomi (SVOD). Exclusive to shomi halfway through season 2 and until early part of season 3 with new episodes available following broadcast. No Canadian rights for remainder of season 3. Picked up by CHCH in simulcast for season 4.

    Fresh Off the Boat (ABC) - Tuesday 8:30pm
    Rights to first two seasons exclusive to shomi (SVOD). New episodes available following broadcast as of season 2. No Canadian rights for season 3. Picked up by CHCH in simulcast for season 4.

    Jane the Virgin (The CW) - Friday 9:00pm
    Previous rights were exclusive to shomi (SVOD), all three seasons available for streaming on Netflix. New episodes added the next day following original broadcast. Renewed for season 4.

    Riverdale (The CW) - Wednesday 8:00pm
    Star (FOX) - Wednesday 9:00pm

    Both shows debuted midseason 2017 and were acquired by Netflix - new episodes added for streaming the next day following original broadcast.

    Speechless (ABC) - Wednesday 8:30pm
    No Canadian broadcaster for season 1. Season 2 picked up by Rogers for City and airing Friday 9:30pm in post-release.

    Superior Donuts (CBS) - Monday 9:30pm
    No Canadian broadcaster for season 1. Season 2 picked up by Corus for Global and scheduled for midseason 2018 debut. Season 1 will air on CMT Canada.

    MIDSEASON
    iZombie (The CW)
    Previous rights were exclusive to shomi (SVOD), all three seasons available for streaming on Netflix. New episodes added the next day following original broadcast. Renewed for season 4.


    RETURNING SHOWS CHANGING NETWORKS

    FALL
    The Blacklist (Season 5) (NBC) - Wednesday 8:00pm
    Moves from Global to City

    UNSCRIPTED
    Dancing with the Stars (Season 25) (ABC) - Monday 8:00pm
    Moves from CTV Two to City, airing in simulcast for first time since fall 2015 where it aired on Bell Media specialty channel Bravo and CTV Two in post-release on Sunday nights. Fall cycle for 2016-2017 season aired exclusively on CTV Two Sunday nights in post-release. As of 2015, spring cycles aired only on ABC.

    To Tell the Truth (Season 3) (ABC) - Sunday 8:00pm
    Moves from City to CHCH, first season aired summer 2016 on City, second season on OMNI

    SPORTS
    Thursday Night Football (CBS from Sept-Oct and NBC from Nov-Dec, all games shown on NFL Network)
    Rights moved from Rogers (City and Sportsnet) to Bell Media (CTV Two and TSN). Starting in Fall 2014, games were carried on OMNI, then switched to City for 2015 and 2016 (only for CBS games, NBC games aired on Sportsnet).
    As of Fall 2017, TSN and CTV Two will carry all Thursday games.


    Final update as of May 25, 2018
    Last edited by lostjon; 06-08-2019 at 08:11 AM.

 

 

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