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Apr 27, 2018, 10:30 ET Statement from TVO CEO Lisa de Wilde on Release of Independent Investigation

The following is a statement from Lisa de Wilde, TVO Chief Executive Officer TORONTO, April 27, 2018 /CNW/ - An independent third-party investigation commissioned by TVO to examine allegations by...


Feb 05, 2018, 09:00 ET Statement from TVO CEO Lisa de Wilde

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - The following is a statement from Lisa de Wilde, TVO Chief Executive Officer: Over the weekend, an allegation of sexual harassment has come to the attention of TVO that...


Jan 10, 2018, 10:26 ET TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin podcast now available on Amazon Alexa

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin is now accessible to Ontarians with a simple voice command. TVO has partnered with VoiceX Labs to make the podcast of this unique,...


Dec 04, 2017, 09:58 ET TVO's Hard Rock Medical Graduates to a Final Season Beginning Tuesday January 2 at 9 p.m.

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO's popular series Hard Rock Medical kicks off a fourth and final season with back-to-back episodes Tuesday, January 2 at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Inspired by the...


Nov 30, 2017, 12:27 ET Alan Zweig's There is a House Here, a TVO Original documentary exploring the realities of Inuit life in Nunavut, makes its world broadcast premiere December 13 at 9 pm

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO Original documentary There is a House Here makes its World Broadcast Premiere on Wednesday, December 13 at 9 pm on TVO. Produced in association with Primitive...


Nov 20, 2017, 12:45 ET TVO Original documentary A Better Man broadcast premieres on UN Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, helping to change conversations about domestic abuse

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - On Saturday November 25, the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, TVO Original documentary A Better Man will make its World...


Nov 03, 2017, 10:23 ET TVO to launch new Northeastern and Eastern Ontario Hubs by January 2018 to expand in-depth, on-the-ground regional journalism

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO is excited to announce it will introduce two new Ontario Hubs by January 2018 to expand its balanced, in-depth regional journalism across the province. The new Hubs...


Oct 24, 2017, 11:16 ET Jagmeet Singh and Doug Ford among the political rivals brought together by TVO's new series, Political Blind Date

Politics like you've never seen, starting November 7. TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - There's never been any series quite like it. Political Blind Date, a new TVO Original, produced in association...


Sep 06, 2017, 09:00 ET TVO's Ontario Hubs expand in-depth journalism to communities across the province

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - People in Ontario now have access to more current affairs with TVO's Ontario Hubs, a new journalism initiative that helps knit together far-flung corners of the...


Jun 19, 2017, 10:00 ET TVO Receives International Acclaim for mPower Digital Learning Math Games

TORONTO, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO's leadership in digital learning has received international recognition with a 2017 International Serious Play Award for mPower, creative online games that teach...


Jun 01, 2017, 12:15 ET TVOKids programs and digital content win three 2017 Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - TVOKids interactive media and television programs were honoured with three 2017 Awards of Excellence by the Youth Media Alliance (YMA). The winners included: Annedroids, ...


May 01, 2017, 10:57 ET TVOKids' Odd Squad honoured with five Daytime Emmys®

TORONTO, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Odd Squad, TVOKids' critically acclaimed live-action math comedy series for kids produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment in association with TVO, was further recognized...


Apr 26, 2017, 10:19 ET TVOKids' Giver 150 builds Canada's biggest playground to celebrate the nation's big birthday

TORONTO, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Giver, TVOKids' award-winning live-action children's series about kids helping to build playgrounds in their local Ontario communities, premieres today, Wednesday,...


Mar 30, 2017, 11:17 ET TVOKids receives amazing critical acclaim with nominations from the Youth Media Alliance and Daytime Emmys®

TORONTO, March 30, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO's leadership in digital learning was further recognized last week with 12 nominations for the 2017 Youth Media Alliance (YMA) Awards of Excellence, and a...


Mar 21, 2017, 10:52 ET TVO's groundbreaking documentary Migrant Dreams receives prestigious Canadian Hillman Prize for Journalism

TORONTO, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO's Migrant Dreams has been awarded the 2017 Canadian Hillman Prize for Journalism in recognition of the difference that the groundbreaking documentary has made to...


Mar 10, 2017, 10:48 ET TVO's creative content lauded with eight 2017 Canadian Screen Awards -- TVOKids and documentaries

TORONTO, March 10, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO's high-calibre current affairs and children's educational content was honoured earlier this week by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television with eight 2017...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:36 ET TVO's 8 over-the-air transmitters will continue to send signals

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO has announced it will continue to transmit free broadcast signals across 8 over-the-air transmitters in Ottawa, Belleville, Thunder Bay, Chatham, Cloyne, Kitchener, ...


Feb 13, 2017, 13:53 ET TVO's The Water Brothers returns for its fourth and final season March 3

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Water Brothers, TVO's award-winning eco-adventure documentary series, returns for its fourth season Fridays at 7:30 pm EST beginning March 3rd. Hosted, written and...


Feb 03, 2017, 09:00 ET TVO TeachOntario awarded by the Ontario School Library Association

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Last night, TVO TeachOntario, an online community for teachers, received the 2016 Ontario School Library Association OSLA Award for Special Achievement. Presented at the ...


Jan 30, 2017, 10:21 ET Media Advisory - TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin travels to London February 26

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO's flagship current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, returns to London on Sunday, February 26 as part of the TVO On The Road tour. Members of the...


Jan 16, 2017, 09:41 ET TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin now streaming on Twitter

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, TVO announced that it is the first media organization in Canada to offer nightly Periscope streaming on Twitter. TVO's flagship current affairs program, The...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:00 ET TVO Receives $2M Donation to Fund New Ontario Journalism Hubs

Expanded local current affairs coverage will connect communities TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - TVO will better connect communities across Ontario through ground-breaking, in-depth current affairs...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:00 ET TVOh Canada! Celebrating 150 years of Ontario's and Canada's stories

TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Starting this year, TVO celebrates Ontario's and Canada's 150th anniversary with educational content designed to engage Ontarians in a discussion about what it means to...


Dec 08, 2016, 11:21 ET School's back in session with TVO's Hard Rock Medical

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - TVO's first commissioned drama series, Hard Rock Medical, returns with nine new episodes in January 2017. The episodes premiere on TVO starting on Sunday, January 8 at 8 ...


Nov 03, 2016, 13:00 ET The TVOKids Bookaneers set sail, reading to kids across Ontario

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Ahoy, mateys! The TVOKids Bookaneers Tour, supported by TD Bank Group, will be travelling across Ontario this fall to share a love of reading with kids across the...