Ad Lib (Series) (1961)

Ad Lib was a short-lived series on CJAY-TV in Winnipeg. It was hosted by CJAY News Director (and future politician) Bud Sherman. The format was simply an evening around a coffee table with finger foods while Bud chatted with well-known local guests about the changing sexual scene in the country. Controversy hit especially hard when Bud asked a guest (a prominent Winnipeg lawyer) if he believed in pre-marital sex and the guest responded in the affirmative. Executive producer Barry Gordon says, "The do-gooder ripples ran through Winnipeg the following days and even Time Magazine had an article on the program. Alas, we were ahead of our time and the program was cancelled."

Cast:
Louis R. (Bud) Sherman .... Host


Original Broadcaster(s): CJAY

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