Sportstime! Sportstime! was a CBC program from Toronto designed for sports-minded boys and girls, with Doug Maxwell as host. Each program was devoted to one sport. Sportstime! was scheduled for 13 weeks, and was intended to encourage participation in individual and team sports among the 8-to-14-year-old group.

Original Airdates1957

Stars on Ice


CTV's Stars On Ice, North America's first national network ice skating series, was a weekly musical variety extravaganza on ice. It highlighted top name national and international skating performers backed by a chorus of Canadian medallist skaters. A different variety performer also appeared each week. Beginning in the fifth season, original host Alex T ...

Original Airdates1976-1982

Sunday Sports Special

CBC Sports gave this title to its Sunday afternoon coverage of a variety of sports, including rugby, equestrian events, cycling, swimming, and cross-country skiing.

Original Airdates1975-1978

Swim Time

Swim Time Swim Time was a CBC Winnipeg summer series designed to teach children about swimming and diving and to encourage safer swimming habits. The host for the 13-week, half-hour show was CBC announcer Jim Mitchell. More than 75 boys and girls from the three YMCA locations in Greater Winnipeg appeared on the shows to demonstrate swimming skills being discus ...

Original Airdates1961

Tee to Green

This half-hour instructional show on golf was produced at CBC Edmonton and was shot at Jasper Park Lodge. It originally aired as a segment of the local program Gateway, as well as a 15-minute stand-alone summer program in 1963. It aired nationally on the CBC starting in 1970.

Original Airdates1963; 1970-1971

Weekend in Sports

Weekend in Sports was a 5-minute sports report was read by Fred Sgambati on Sundays and Steve Douglas on Saturdays.

Original Airdates1959-1960

Wide World of Sports


A Canadian version of ABC's Wide World of Sports was aired by the CTV Television Network. Licensed by ABC, the CTV broadcast included a mix of content from the American show, and segments produced by CTV and its affiliates.

Original Airdates1962-?

Yes You Can


Yes You Can Yes You Can was a fast-paced children's show of music, humour, exercise, sports information, athlete profiles, coaching tips, fitness and nutrition advice for the 8 to 12-year-old crowd. Kevin Gillis was joined during this half-hour by Tammy Bourne and Trevor Bruneau, who weekly received instruction from such sports greats as Debbie Brille, Wayne Gretzk ...

Original Airdates1980-1983

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For an in-depth look at CBC programs (1952-82),
Blaine Allan's directory