CBC Gem is Canada’s streaming service, offering more than 4000 hours of live and on-demand acclaimed, authentically Canadian programming and a curated selection of best-in-class content from around the world, including more than 750 documentary titles, 200 hours of ad-free content for kids and tweens and over 100 Canadian features, with a new film added each week. CBC Gem also provides livestream access to 14 CBC channels and their local newscasts across the country. CBC Gem is available for free as an App for iOS and Android devices and online at cbcgem.ca, and on TV screens via Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV.
Warigami (Drama, First Love Films and distributed by New Form) – All episodes begin streaming Friday, July 12
A CBC Gem original series, Wendy Ohata (Emily Piggford, Michael: Every Day) has just made three startling realizations: One, she has a twin brother; two, she’s a kami-jin - a descendent of an ancient Japanese people who can turn paper into deadly weapons; and three, there’s a kami-jin warrior hunting her down for reasons she doesn’t understand. Warigami is a CBC Gem original series, in partnership with CW, produced by First Love Films and New Form.
Ackley Bridge - The Forge, UK) – All episodes begin streaming Friday, July 12
Ackley Bridge offers a gritty, funny, and truthful look into the daily drama of teachers, teenagers, and families whose lives and cultures collide when two schools are integrated after years of racial segregation in a small Yorkshire town.
My Mad Fat Diary Season 1', Tiger Aspect Productions, UK) – All episodes begin streaming Friday, July 12
Starring Sharon Rooney and Jodie Comer, My Mad Fat Diary takes a warm, hilarious and honest look at teenage life from the perspective of an overweight sixteen-year-old girl in mid 90s Lincolnshire. Adapted from Rae Earl's real-life diary and book of the same name, the series is written by Tom Bidwell (Watership Down). It's a coming of age show about a fat, funny girl who – despite a bonkers mother and her own mental health issues – has a huge lust for life and a burning desire to get laid.
RePlay (Drama, New Form) – All episodes begin streaming Friday, July 12
What if you could repeat the most important day of your life until you perfected every moment? Receiving her one birthday wish, Allison Lee gets more than she asked for when she's stuck repeating an epic 25th birthday bash that just went down in flames.
Mr. Student Body President (Comedy, New Form) – All four seasons begin streaming Friday, July 12
Tyler Prendergast is the most ambitious student body president in the history of Berenger High. With his Machiavellian chief of staff, Hadley, Prendergast runs the school like a slick politician on Capitol Hill, as he maintains power by any means necessary. School is now in session.
Jade of Death (Drama, Last Frame Productions) – All episodes begin streaming Friday, July 19
Jade has a powerful ability: she can hear when and how people are going to die. She ran away from her hometown and gets by working at a seedy carnival as the “Fortune-Teller of Death,” but now people are after her. There’s more to her past than she lets on, and more to her abilities than she knows.
My Mad Fat Diary Season 2 (Tiger Aspect Productions, UK) – All episodes begin streaming Friday, July 19
Season 2 of My Mad Fat Diary picks up with Rae who is having a dream summer of 1996. She feels invincible, but there's something menacing looming on the horizon... college.
Shitty Boyfriends (Comedy, New Form) – All episodes begin streaming Friday, July 26
Amanda technically has it all – she’s an intelligent feminist, talented cartoonist and has a lot of love to give - but can't get it right in the dating department. Either that, or she's the victim of some weird, boy curse, because she just attracts one shitty guy after the next in her pursuit of true love. Executive produced by Lisa Kudrow and starring Megan Hunter and Sandra Oh.