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Dead Husbands

★★★★★

Dead Husbands John Ritter stars as Dr. Carter Elson, who finds a list of men's names among his wife Alex's (Nicollette Sheridan) possessions. When Carter discovers his own name at the bottom of the list, and that some of the other names are those of dead men, he confides in his friend/agent Betty (Amy Yasbeck). Time is ticking as they try and figure out what the list ...

AkaLast Man on the List
Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Dead Love

★★★★★

Dead Love Jeff goes to the cemetery to get away from a party and meets a bright and vivacious girl named Kate. He becomes attracted to her but is shocked to hear that she is actually a ghost.

Original Airdates1997
TypeShort

Deadbolt

★★★

Deadbolt When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as he plots to manipulate and control all aspects of Marty's life, imprison her in her own apartment and make her h ...

AkaSéquestrée (French title)
Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Deadly Love

Deadly Love "Deadly Love" is an outstanding piece of reverse casting. Susan Dey, whose middle name is Nice, plays the vampire, and Stephen McHattie, Mr. Menace, is the cop trying to stop a series of murders. Because neither of these actors is playing to type, we don't know until the end which of the captivated lovers is the bigger threat to the other. The award- ...

Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Dear Aunt Agnes

★★★★

Agnes Peabody was a lovable 65-year-old eccentric who moved in with her pre-teen nephew and teenage niece while the children's divorced parents were off pursuing careers in far-flung locales. The show was designed for eight to 12 year olds with a conscious effort to create a non-traditional family situation in which children are given the responsibil ...

Original Airdates1986; 1989
TypeSeries

Decision

★★★★★

CBMT-TV in Montreal introduced Decision, a political discussion broadcast, as a local program after the Parti Quebecois took power in the 1976 Quebec election. The CBC picked the show up for national broadcast in anticipation of the 1980 referendum on sovereignty association. Montreal Gazette writer and program host L. Ian MacDonald introduced the topic ...

Original Airdates1980
TypeSeries

Deepwater Black

★★★★★

Deepwater Black In the future, Earth's entire population is being wiped out by an unstoppable virus. Mankind's only hope for survival is to launch a spaceship stocked with clones in cryogenic freeze, which will return to a devastated planet and re-populate it. Prior to its arrival, however, its crew of 6 is awoken to face a threat to the ship. They must come to terms w ...

AkaMission Genesis
Original Airdates1997
TypeSeries

Defence of Canada, The

This 3-part documentary tells about the military history of Canada and its contemporary military situation with particular focus on the international aspect of it. One of key subjects explored is how a small country like Canada has continually gotten itself into far flung theaters of war around the world that seem to be of no real concern for that count ...

Original Airdates1986
TypeMiniseries

Definition

★★★★½

Definition In Definition, two teams consisting of a guest celebrity and studio partner searched for letters while playing a unique game of familiar phrases. The clue was a word or phrase and from then on, it was a game of give and take as teams attempted to spell out their answers. The first team gave a letter of the alphabet to their opponents, hoping it wasn' ...

Original Airdates1974-1989
TypeSeries

Degas and the Dancer

Degas and the Dancer The story finds Edgar Degas (Thomas Jay Ryan) in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he derives unexpected inspiration from an aspiring young ballerina named Marie (Alison Pill). Degas helps Marie tap into the incredible talent she doesn't believe she has, especially when compared to her b ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Degrassi High/Degrassi Jr. High

★★★½

Degrassi High/Degrassi Jr. High Degrassi High / Junior High was set in Toronto, and focused on the lives of teenage students. The characters were realistic and dealt with real life issues auch as sex, drugs, dating, pregnancy, rock and roll, and much more. The actors looked like real people, not models. This added to how realistic Degrassi was. Degrassi Junior High ran for three se ...

Original Airdates1987-1991
TypeSeries

Degrassi Talks

★★★★

Degrassi Talks After the "School's Out" film some of the Degrassi actors took part in an educational documentary named Degrassi Talks. There are six talks, each devoted to a specific subject and hosted by one ofthe actors. The topics include Abuse, Alcohol, Depression, Drugs, Sex, and Sexuality. Each episode is hosted by an actor. Amanda Stepto hosts the Sex talk, Nei ...

Original Airdates1992
TypeMiniseries

Degrassi: Between Takes

Degrassi: Between Takes On October 30, 1989 CBC Television aired this 30 minute documentary narrated by Peter Gzowski. The documentary examines the Degrassi series along with its actors and the creators Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood.

Original Airdates1989
TypeDocumentary

Delilah

Delilah Delilah, who lived in the city, inherited a barber shop in a small town and, consequently, became that town's first woman barber. This was the premise of an attempt by the CBC to create a situation comedy. The show did feature some notable characters actors, but the series lasted only thirteen weeks.

Original Airdates1973-1974
TypeSeries

Denny Vaughan Show, The

★★★★★

Pianist and arranger Denny Vaughan and singer Joan Fairfax appeared in this popular summer series in 1954. When it attracted Lever Brothers as a commercial sponsor, starting in the 1955 season, it had changed format. Where the summer show had been a relaxed and unassuming musical program, the regular season broadcasts had more glitz. With its major prod ...

AkaOn Stage with Denny Vaughan
Original Airdates1954-1957
TypeSeries

Denny's Sho*

★★★★★

Denny's Sho* Denny Doherty, formerly of the Mamas and the Papas pop group, returned to Halifax to host this 13-week summer series of light musical entertainment featuring Canadian and foreign stars. The tapings saw the partial reunion of the Mamas and the Papas, when singer-actress Michelle Phillips and former husband, singer-songwriter John Phillips joined Denny in ...

AkaThe Denny Sho; Denny's Sho
Original Airdates1978
TypeSeries

Destiny Ridge

★★★★

Destiny Ridge Drama/soap opera set in the fictional tourist town of Argent, Alberta. The first season was co-produced with a German company. When the Germans pulled out, the series morphed into a steamy soap opera. Two seasons of hour long episodes aired on Global. The pilot was titled "High Country" and aired as a tv movie on the CBC in 1992.

Original Airdates1993-1995
TypeSeries

Detective Quiz

In this quiz program, produced by Peter Macfarlane in Toronto, investigator Morley Callaghan challenged viewers to guess the criminal from clues onscreen. The show lasted only three weeks in the first month of CBC television programming.

Original Airdates1952
TypeSeries

Devil and Daniel Mouse, The

★★★★½

Finding their audience drying up in favour of rock music, two young mouse folk singers find themselves with a bleak future. Desperate for a better career and life, the female vows that she would do anything to become a rock star. Instantly, the Devil arises to take advantage of that and offers to make her a star in exchange for her soul. She agrees and ...

Original Airdates1978
TypeSpecial

Dialogue

★★★★★

Dialogue was a program seen on CBC Newfoundland for 23 years. It usually held the Sunday at noon slot, but had been shuffled around in the schedule by the station. Dialogue was not a religious program but dealt with topics in religion, about faith groups and the humanities. John O'Mara hosted for the first 11 years and Richard Beaton took over for the r ...

AkaPillars of Faith
Original Airdates1968-1990
TypeSeries

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