1990s

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Diary of Evelyn Lau, The

A teenage girl runs away from home and her very strict mother, becomes a prostitute and drug-addict, which she writes a book about.

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Dieppe

★★★★

Dieppe Canadian troops stationed in England during the Second World War were ordered to attack the Nazi-occupied French seaside town of Dieppe. More than 900 were killed.

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Dini Petty Show, The

★★★★½

Dini Petty Show, The The Dini Petty Show was a Canadian daytime talk show, which aired on stations affiliated with the Baton Broadcasting System from 1989 to 1997. Hosted by Dini Petty, the program mixed lifestyle features and interviews with celebrity guests. Following Baton Broadcasting's acquisition of CTV, the Dini Petty Show was renamed Dini and aired on CTV from ...

AkaDini
Original Airdates1989-2000
TypeSeries

Dinner Along the Amazon

Dinner Along the Amazon Olivia Penney arrives home one day, silently agonizing over how to tell her husband Michael about her unplanned pregnancy. Unexpected guests and an impromptu dinner party help to fuel the emotional gulf between them. The evening dissolves into drunken hostility and painful revelations on the past, including the willful disappearance of one guest's husba ...

Original Airdates1996
TypeShort

Dino Babies

★★★★★

Dino Babies The exciting adventures of six young dinosaurs with very active imaginations. Franklin, Stanley, Truman, LaBrea, Marshall and Dak get into all sorts of trouble in Truman's creative stories. You never know who the Dino Babies will end up as next in these fun twists on classic fairy tales.

Original Airdates1994-1996
TypeSeries

Diplomatic Immunity

★★★★★

Diplomatic Immunity Hot talk on the world's hot spots. Each week, join Janice Stein from the Munk Centre for International Studies, Richard Gwyn from the Toronto Star and host Steve Paikin as they deliver intelligent and lively debate on the international events that are shaping our lives.

AkaDiplomatic Immunity with Steve Paikin
Original Airdates1998-
TypeSeries

Disability Network, The

This award-winning program offers an innovative exploration of how life is lived by those with disabilities. The half-hour magazine-style program alternates with full-length documentaries that are researched, produced and hosted by people with disabilities. Disability Network provides valuable consumer information and asks relevant questions that are o ...

AkaD-Net
Original Airdates1990-1997
TypeSeries

Diva

★★★★

Diva A prime time drama television series broadcast Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m. on the TVA network. This series attracted a large audience, especially those in the 18 to 39 year bracket. On the technical side, DIVA is one of the first television series in Canada shot in digital video with film look treatment for broadcast.

Original Airdates1997-2000
TypeSeries

Divided Loyalties

★★★★

Divided Loyalties was a dramatization of one of the pivotal periods of Canadian history. At the heart of the story is the figure of Joseph Brant, played by Jack Langedijk. An Iroquois chief of the mid-1700s, he was a powerful figure in the complex native-colonist circle that existed in Canada just prior to the American revolution. When American and Brit ...

Original Airdates1990
TypeTV Movie

Diviners, The

★★★★½

Diviners, The Based on the 1974 Governor General's Award-winning novel, The Diviners brings Margaret Laurence's Manawaka to life. The film follows Morag Gunn from her tough childhood in Manitoba through to middle-age -- all the while showing Morag's search for love. Along the way, we meet various characters from the Manawaka series and catch a glimpse into the many w ...

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Dog City

★★★★★

Dog City Get ready to jump through a few hoops - this is the hot-diggety-dog show to watch. Combining the puppet mastery of Jim Henson Productions with the high-energy cartoon craziness of Nelvana's animation, this series revolves around the tail-wagging adventures of Ace Hart, Private-Eye canine in the dog-eat-dog world of his live-action puppet creator, Eliot ...

AkaJim Henson's Dog City
Original Airdates1992-1994
TypeSeries

Dog House

★★★½

In Dog House, Shelley Peterson starred as single mom Helen Underwood, whose brother-in-law Digby was a police detective who, when killed in the line of duty, had his personality transferred to his police dog partner, a St. Bernard. In his will, Digby left the dog to his nephew, Richie Underwood, Helen's son. The series detailed the wild adventures o ...

Original Airdates1990-1991
TypeSeries

Don't Forget Your Passport

★★★★

Don't Forget Your Passport This one-hour adventure travel series explores the most remote destinations on the planet. Various adventurer traveller hosts take viewers from the tropical Amazon rainforests to the majestic iceberg-laden fiords of Greenland. The series could be seen on the Outdoor Life Network in Canada as well as on the Travel Channel in Europe.

Original Airdates1999-2003
TypeSeries

Don't Look Behind You

Don't Look Behind You A man (Patrick Duffy) has to enter the witness protection program after he gives up his former boss, whom he discovers is a druglord, to the FBI. Relocating his wife (Pam Dawber) and kids causes trouble as they are very dissatisfied with their new lives. Unfortunately, the protection plan also doesn't work, as the gang tracks down the family and the man ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country A spin-off from the wildly successful Nintendo video game, this ground-breaking animated series is one of the firsts of its kind, using "motion capture," a system which combines computer technology and live performers to create very cool 3-D animated characters. The show features Donkey Kong, a peace-loving, hugely strong ape with a big heart but a smal ...

Original Airdates1998-2000
TypeSeries

Dooley Gardens

★★★★★

Dooley Gardens Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) and Andy Jones (Codco) co-star in this six-part raucous sitcom set in a dilapidated hockey arena in St. John's, Nfld. Canteen queen Marilyn (Walsh) and rink manager Eddie (Jones) prepare to take over the arena after the death of owner Frank Dooley—until Frank's daughter arrives from Lotusland, armed with vials of ar ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeMiniseries

Double Exposure

★★★★

Double Exposure In 1997, Double Exposure moved permanently from radio to television, moving from the CBC national network to the rival CTV until 2000. On radio, the show consisted of comedic sketches and monologues; on television, the voice impersonations were set to actual film clips of the politicians being satirized.

Original Airdates1997-2000
TypeSeries

Dracula: The Series

★★★★★

Dracula: The Series While business keeps their business executive mother on the road, Americans Chris and Max Townsend are sent to live with their uncle, Gustav Helsing, in Europe. The teenagers soon discover that Uncle Gustav is a vampire hunter and his goal is the destruction of billionaire industrialist Alexander Lucard, who is really Count Dracula. The series debute ...

Original Airdates1994
TypeSeries

Dream House

Dream House A young couple moves into a sophisticated "home of the future," that offers all the latest modern conveniences--including automated household appliances, lights that turn themselves on and off, and a miswired supercomputer determined to kill, kill, kill.

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Driver's Seat

★★★★★

Driver's Seat With Driver's Seat you experience first hand the exotic adventures of the two men who have lived and breathed the automotive world for decades. You get the inside track on all the makes and models from classic imported sports racers to colossal custom SUVs and all the Harleys and Hybrids in between. Tony & Ted take us around the globe in search of th ...

AkaInside Track
Original Airdates1989-1997
TypeSeries

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