Radio & Television

CBC taking podcasts to TV

TORONTO – CBC announced today its first-ever development slate of podcast-to-television series.Five original CBC Podcasts will be adapted for the TV screen: Someone Knows Something; Uncover: The Village; Personal Best; Tai Asks Why; and, Alone: A Love Story. The announcement was made at Podcast Movement 2019 in Orlando, Florida.“As Canada’s national public broadcaster and number-one podcaster, we are uniquely positioned to lead in this new area of opportunity for rich and diverse storytelling,” said Barbara Williams, executive vice-president, CBC English Services, in the company’s press release. “This growing cultural phenomenon will make it possible for us to work with Canadian...