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Published On: October 22, 2020
This relevant and poignant documentary tells the story of Canada's glamour punk band, Teenage Head, determined to re-enter the limelight some 40 years after causing legendary punk rock riots at Toronto's Ontario Place. But first they need to save their founder and lead guitarist Gord Lewis from crippling depression.
Published On: October 06, 2020
TVO’s over-the-air signal coming out of our Kitchener transmitter will change to channel 22 on October 30.
Published On: September 29, 2020
With the 2019 Canadian federal election as its backdrop, TVO Original Margin of Error puts “Polly,” the algorithm of a small Ottawa-based start-up, Advanced Symbolics, to the test. 
Published On: September 28, 2020
TVO is 50! The milestone anniversary marks five decades of growth and transformation for TVO—from a public TV station to a leader in digital education, current affairs, kids programming, and documentaries.
Published On: September 24, 2020
This inspiring series, narrated by Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy and directed by Zach Melnick, explores nine of Canada’s UNESCO designated biosphere reserves, spotlighting the critical importance of these natural landscapes.
Published On: September 14, 2020
The start of the 2020-21 school year is unlike any other, with a host of challenges for students, educators and parents to navigate. To help ensure a positive back-to-school experience for everyone, TVO is providing new resources, tools and content across its digital learning, TVOkids and current affairs platforms. From a Dr. Cheddar special that encourages families to share their feelings about the new school routine, to curriculum aids for teachers, and games that help students learn coding—TVO is here to support Ontario students, educators and parents.
Published On: September 03, 2020
This season explores ground-breaking urban design in Barcelona, Beirut,  Buenos Aires, Hamilton, New Orleans and Taipei. 
Published On: June 18, 2020
On June 23, 2020, TVO will host the Green Party of Canada leadership debates. Moderated by Steve Paikin, host of TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, all 10 leadership candidates will be participating in a two-debate format.
Published On: May 28, 2020
VOkids productions, PAW Patrol and Dino Dana were recognized with wins in major categories at the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Pre-School Program or Series and Best Writing (Children’s or Youth).
Published On: May 26, 2020
Due to government mandated transmitter updates, TVO’s over-the-air signal coming out of our Cloyne transmitter is changing on June 15.
Published On: May 22, 2020
On May 26 at 9 pm ET, TVO presents the world broadcast and online premiere of TVO Original The Arrest on TVO and tvo.org. This gripping documentary by journalist and filmmaker Martin Himel (Undercover in ISIS), follows several Ontarians whose lives have been shattered by their wrongful arrests.
Published On: May 21, 2020
On May 30, 2020, at 9 pm ET, TVO presents the world broadcast and online premiere of the TVO Original Rescuing Rex.  Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Leora Eisen, TVO Original Rescuing Rex unearths provocative truths about a world-wide phenomenon—international dog adoptions.
Published On: April 17, 2020
TVO ILC Open House has now been added to the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Learn at Home program.
Published On: April 16, 2020
The Agenda with Steve Paikin has won the Trina McQueen Award in the TV News Information Program category at the 2020 Central Region RTDNA Awards of Excellence.
Published On: April 08, 2020
TVO has an important learning and current affairs mandate—one we take seriously and are deeply committed to delivering to the people of Ontario every single day.
Published On: March 27, 2020
TVO Original Coppers offers an unflinching, harrowing, and compassionate look at the careers of retired police officers. World broadcast and online premiere March 30 on TVO and tvo.org.
Published On: March 25, 2020
TVO Original TRIPPING the Rideau Canal takes viewers on an immersive, four-hour 27 km trip along the historic Rideau Canal in real time.
Published On: March 20, 2020
TVO launches a new learning initiative designed to provide enhanced access to a host of TVO digital learning products during the current school closures.