Joan Fairfax Show, The (Series) (1959-1960)

Singer Joan Fairfax starred in her own musical variety show, complete with all-woman orchestra, in the summer of 1959, and the program moved to a Sunday evening slot for the regular season in the autumn of that year. The half-hour program proved very popular, attracting an estimated two and a quarter million viewers. Singers the Van Dorn Sisters joined Fairfax regularly on her broadcasts, which also featured guests such as Norman Brooks and Bill Butler, Ken Steele, jazz pianist Marian McPartland, dancers Irene Apine and Jury Gotschalks and Tink Robinson and Bernie Boyde, and singers Roger Doucet, Wally Koster, and Allan Blye.

Cast:
Joan Fairfax .... Hostess


Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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