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Spring into entertainment with new shows and podcasts to enjoy

As March arrives and brings with it the promise of warmer weather, CBC is thrilled to offer exciting new shows and podcasts to captivate your senses. Watch, Listen and Stream CBC'S Top 5 for March.
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As March arrives and brings with it the promise of warmer weather, CBC is thrilled to offer exciting new shows and podcasts to captivate your senses. 


Join The Tragically Hip on the road as they prepare for their emotional last concert in the documentary LONG TIME RUNNING. Join host Nelly Furtado to celebrate the best in Canadian music with the 2024 JUNOS AWARDS. Explore all that is dark and mysterious in a battle between good and evil on a new season of PENNY DREADFUL. Uncover the story behind the popular website Pornhub and if someone really replaced pop singer Avril Levigne in two new podcasts on CBC Listen. All this and more in CBC's Top 5 for March.

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LONG TIME RUNNING - Watch Free Wednesday, March 6 on CBC Gem.
Chronicling iconic Canadian band The Tragically Hip's legendary 2016 tour, from emotional lead up through to the epic last show. Long Time Running gives a unique and exclusive perspective into the challenges and triumphs of that summer with behind-the-scenes moments on the road, to electrifying performances of beloved songs and the epic final show in their home town of Kingston, Ontario. With rare backstage footage, personal interviews and poignant moments with fans, the film captures both a profound moment for the band and a shared national experience that resonated globally.

A woman (on the left side of the poster and a man on the right side of the poster) for the show Penny Dreadful. The words Penny Dreadful are in red text in the middle between them. They both have black hair. She has red lipstick. He has a short beard.
PENNY DREADFUL Season 2 - Watch Free Friday, March 15 on CBC Gem.
The brilliant and thrilling PENNY DREADFUL is back with a deeper, more haunting look at the demons within us all. This season, Vanessa Ives (Eva Green, Casino Royale) and her allies find themselves locked in an epic battle against an unholy evil that will arouse every forbidden instinct, unlock every secret and turn every sin of their past against them. But how do you fight the most wicked enemy, when the price of victory could be your own damnation?
 
A woman with black hair, long earrings, light green gown and long earrings holds up a Juno Award. On a green background are the words Join Host Nelly Furtado at the JUNOS - Live Sunday March 24 | 8 ET.
2024 JUNO AWARDS - Streams live, Sunday, March 24 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. AT
Hosted by Canadian music icon Nelly Furtado, watch the biggest names in music come together live from Halifax for the 53rd annual celebration of Canada's top musicians, singers, songwriters, producers, and more. Tune in to the 2024 JUNO Awards on CBC Gem, CBC Listen, or stream globally on cbcmusic.ca/junos.  

Curious to hear the nominees? Celebrate Canada's finest talent of 2024 with the JUNO Nominee Highlights playlist. Hear Charlotte Cardin, Daniel Caesar, LU KALA, TALK, Tate McRae, Shawnee Kish, The Beaches, William Prince and more!

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PODCAST - THE PORNHUB EMPIRE: UNDERSTOOD - available on CBC Listen.
Pornhub — that site you only access on your browser's incognito mode? It gets way more views than Netflix. But because of the sheepishness and stigma around porn, it's treated as if it's fringe, instead of what it really is: one of Canada's largest cultural exports. In The Pornhub Empire: Understood, hear the story of how a Montreal-founded company came to dominate the adult industry — only to have its reputation obliterated in a massive scandal — and where it stands today.

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PODCAST - WHO REPLACED AVRIL LAVIGNE? - available on CBC Listen. 
Avril Lavigne struck a chord with her rebellious teen angst in the early aughts, and she still performs to sold-out crowds to this day. But what if the Avril we've been following all these years is not the same Avril we fell in love with? What if — as a curious theory claims — Avril was replaced by a look-alike at the height of her fame?


For all the pastry lovers - THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW returns to CBC Gem on March 8, and there are thousands more great titles to watch for free. Want to take your entertainment on the road and stimulate your mind? Check out CBC Listen and download a new podcast or music playlist today.

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