Radio & Television

CBC launches ‘CBC News Explore’ FAST channel

By Connie Thiessen CBC News Explore has launched, the public broadcaster’s new free ad-supported streaming (FAST) news channel, available on digital and connected TV platforms. The channel, announced today, will feature a curated selection of CBC journalism from across the country in addition to original programs, led by new Andrew Chang vehicle About That  – a look at the day’s most compelling stories in a blend of conversation and feature interviews. Other original programming includes This Week in Canada, a weekly show featuring original CBC News stories chosen for their ability to resonate with audiences across the country, exploring how headlines are...