CBC's Heartland has been renewed for a 16th season

Canadian family-drama, Heartland, has been renewed for a 16th season and is set to premiere this fall on CBC.

Look for 15 news episodes starting this fall on CBC and CBC Gem

Behind the scenes with the cast of Heartland season 16. (Amber Marshall)

Hey Heartland fans! As many of you may have heard, it was recently announced that Heartland has been renewed by CBC for a 16th season. With 234 episodes over 15 seasons already available to watch anytime for free on CBC Gem, it's hard to believe that the number will soon increase to almost 250! An additional 15 new episodes will be added for the 16th season which is set to premiere this fall on CBC and CBC Gem.  

There will be more news to come regarding the specific premiere date as we get it, so keep checking back.  

• Watch Heartland on CBC Gem for Free (Canada)

For the full details, check out CBC's press release with the full announcement about the entire 2022-23 programming slate.

In related Heartland news, production on the new season started this week and here are some photos the cast have shared:

Now that production has started, keep an eye out for more frequent updates and news on the official Heartland social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.