World of Nature

An English version of the Montreal show, Des fourmis et des hommes, World of Nature presented a series of programs on natural science and geography. The series included segments on tribes of Mexico and the Kalahari Desert, on camouflage in underwater life, on forest vegetation and animals, and other subjects of scientific and anthropological interest.

AkaDes fourmis et des hommes (French title)
Original Airdates1964-1965

World on Stage

Expo '67 and the parade of international entertainers who performed there were the focal points of this CBC series of 12 half-hour programs. Radio-Canada staff announcer Lizette Gervais introduced programs of opera, ballet, symphonic music, theatre, and popular music from the Montreal World's Fair, produced at the International Broadcasting Centre at Ex ...

Original Airdates1967

Worlds Together

Adapted from the Radio-Canada series, Ce coin de terre, this seven-part series of half-hour programs concerned the culture of Canada's different national communities. The programs themselves originated in different regions of the country. The first, from Vancouver, concerned Japanese, Filipino, and Russian people. The second concentrated on the Jewish c ...

AkaCe coin de terre (French title)
Original Airdates1977


Worldwide was a rare example of both collaboration between English and French services of the CBC and of looking to other nations as sources for television material, Worldwide and its Radio-Canada counterpart, Télémonde presented a digest of documentaries from foreign services to provide an international perspective on the world's events.

AkaTélémonde (French title)
Original Airdates1982-1983

Worst Witch, The

Worst Witch, The The Worst Witch series is based on the four Worst Witch books by Jill Murphy. It follows the adventures of Mildred Hubble, (Georgina Sherrington) a witch attending Cackles Academy. She's called the 'Worst Witch' because she's always caught getting into trouble. The title of the series changed to Weirdsister College: The Further Adventures of the Wors ...

AkaAmandine Malabul (French title)
Original Airdates1998-2001

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