The acclaimed documentary about The Tragically Hip, LONG TIME RUNNING, will encore on its original airdate of Sunday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV, before it begins streaming on Canada’s premium TV streaming service, CraveTV and CTV.ca.
After making its world television premiere this Friday, October 20 as part of a celebration of the life of Gord Downie, who passed away Tuesday, the 95-minute film will air again at its previously scheduled time.
In addition, to airing commercial-free on CTV, the film was also made available in a free live stream on CTV.ca and in the CTV GO app.
“Canadians from across the country are grieving the passing of this extraordinary individual, and in consultation with the band, we thought this was the right time to share with fans this intimate peek into last summer’s tour,” said Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media. “Gord Downie’s talent, passion, and heart made this country a better place. Gord, we miss you already.”
From award-winning directors Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas De Pencier, LONG TIME RUNNING chronicles The Tragically Hip’s iconic 2016 Man Machine Poem tour and emotional final concert in their hometown of Kingston, ON. Viewers are given a unique and exclusive perspective into The Tragically Hip’s world through interviews, verité, intimate behind-the-scenes moments, fan testimonials, audience experience, and performance footage.
LONG TIME RUNNING premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival to rave reviews.