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Did the Workin’ Moms marketing campaign pay off?

It was hard to miss CBC’s massive promotional campaign for its new original comedy, which helped net the premiere 1.2 million viewers.

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Mid-season TV checkup

Execs from Canada’s major networks give the inside scoop on their mid-season strategy, from old faves to potential new hits.

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How to bring a Mennonite mob drama to TV

Pure creator Michael Amo on his inspiration for the soon-to-premiere series and why the small-town Canadian setting has global appeal.

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The top-rated Canadian TV of 2016

Reality, mysteries, breakout hits and final-season runs: which primetime series topped the charts last year?

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Playback’s most popular stories of 2016

By all accounts it was a crazy year: major acquisitions, government consultations and regulatory changes. Take a look at our top-10 stories from the past year.

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CBC orders more Kim’s Convenience

Season one of the comedy, produced by Thunderbird Entertainment in association with Soulpepper, has garnered big ratings for the pubcaster.

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Inside Baroness von Sketch Show’s digital domination

How the all-female sketch comedy TV series has capitalized on social buzz.

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Best of the Year: CBC

Following budget cuts and revenue losses, the pubcaster had to refocus its efforts. Today it’s a lean, mean, fighting machine. And its commitment to digital and premium content is paying off.

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CBC unveils more Canada 150 programming

For the sesquicentennial, the pubcaster is taking viewers on a cross-country train trip with a new series from DHX and looking to our future with a show from White Pine.

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CBC proposes ad-free model in Heritage filing

The pubcaster said it should move to a model akin to the BBC, which would require around $400 million in additional government funding.

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Taking Alias Grace from page to screen

With production just wrapped on the six-part miniseries, Noreen Halpern talks pitching Netflix, mammoth crews and top-to-bottom Canadian productions.

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CBC sets winter schedule for new, returning series

Workin’ Moms (pictured), Pure, Bellevue and True North Calling will receive their broadcast premieres in January and February.