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Johnnie Walters Show, the

★★★★½

The Johnnie Walters Show was an hour-long weekday morning program featuring celebrity interviews with the host Johnnie Walters. Also featured were movie reviews, a cooking segment, horoscopes, an exercise segment and an E.S.P. game that viewers could play to win cash and prizes. The Johnnie Walters Show was produced at CKCO-TV in Kitchener.

Original Airdates1975-198?
TypeSeries

Join In!

★★★★★

Join In! Aired on TVO. Jacob worked as a set/costume designer who rented out space in his upper loft area to Nikki (who worked on sound effects) and Zack (who was trying to be an actor).

Original Airdates1989-?
TypeSeries

Joke's On Us, The

★★★★

Joke's On Us, The This game show from Global Television had Monty Hall telling a joke without the punchline. A panel of 4 comedians would each give their individual punchlines and the contestants would try to guess the correct punchline for points.

Original Airdates1983-1984
TypeSeries

Jonovision

★★★

Jonovision Jonovision is Talk TV with a twist, starring Jonathan Torrens, surprise celebrities and YOU. Real people come on the show and share their personal predicaments and (not so serious) problems with Jono and a studio audience. Jonovision is also sketch comedy, a game show, a soap box and an ongoing survey on what currently passes as normal for 13 to 19 y ...

Original Airdates1996-2001
TypeSeries

Journal

Produced by Don Haig of Film Arts, Journal presented short films by young, independent filmmakers. They included Quebec Village and North Hatley Antique Sale, by Peggy Peacock and Jock Mlynek, For The Love of A Horse, Lacrosse, The Duel - Fencing, Sailaway, and Step By Step, all by Mark Irwin, Spence Bay, on a settlement in the Northwest Territories, pr ...

Original Airdates1977
TypeSeries

Journal, The

★★★★★

Journal, The The decision to revamp CBC Television's prime-time format involved moving the 11 p.m. The National newscast to a new slot an hour earlier, putting it in direct competition with Dynasty and Hill Street Blues. The National would then be followed by an innovative 38-minute current affairs program called The Journal, hosted by not one but two women: Mary ...

Original Airdates1982-1992
TypeSeries

Journey Into Melody

Journey Into Melody, a Sunday evening half-hour of music, was the first series broadcast live over the network from the CBC Halifax studios. It ran for five weeks in June 1958, and featured Bernard Johnson as a travel agent who dreamed of exotic places in the world that he would like to go. The locations and times that he imagined--such as a Cape Breton ...

Original Airdates1958
TypeSeries

Joyce Davidson Show, The

The Joyce Davidson Show was a daytime talk show on CTV.

Original Airdates1975-?
TypeSeries

Judge

Judge presented an interesting mix of predictable and quite gripping drama focusing almost entirely on the courtroom. Originally a summer replacement series in 1982, it was later given a spot in prime-time.

Original Airdates1982-1984
TypeSeries

Judy and Jim Show, The

★★★

The Judy and Jim Show consisted of 3 episodes of a 12-week summer series which features three variety shows each from Toronto, Winnipeg, Halifax and Vancouver. The Judy and Jim Show, from Vancouver, featured the brother and sister team of Judy Ginn and Jim Walchuk. Musical director of the show was Bobby Hales who also fronted a big band. Featured each w ...

AkaJudy & Jim Show
Original Airdates1973;1977
TypeSeries

Juggler, The

A special drama, The Juggler was a story of two young boys living in Quebec City in 1825. Andre Delisle was a wealthy aristocrat, and Barnaby was a street urchin. André lived in a large, beautiful house with his parents and many servants, apparently lacking nothing in the way of material goods. However, André was born with very little vision, and was co ...

TypeTV Movie

Julie

★★★★

Julie Julie gave Toronto's Julie Amato a chance to demonstrate her versatility as a singer, dancer, actress and comedienne. Julie opened with a monologue and took questions from the audience, and sang and performed in sketches.

Original Airdates1976-1978
TypeSeries

Juliette

★★★½

Juliette Like Holiday Ranch, Don Messer's Jubilee, and Country Hoedown, Juliette's show employed a strict and extremely modest programming format. The basic set represented the star's living room, and the repetition from week to week of a pattern that conveyed easy familiarity to her audience. Although a showy platinum blonde, she dressed with more show than gla ...

AkaThe Juliette Show
Original Airdates1956-1966
TypeSeries

Juliette and Friends

★★★★★

Juliette and Friends Juliette, whose CBC variety show had been cancelled in 1966, had continued to make regular appearances on the network in specials. She returned in this daily, half-hour talk show. From the image of a late night band singer, Juliette became an earth mother in sequins. Many of the shows, directed at the presumed daytime viewer, included interviews about d ...

AkaJuliette & Friends
Original Airdates1973-1975
TypeSeries

July Group, The

A group of extortionists conduct a mercenary-style raid on a Quaker home, instructing the father, a banker, to collect $4 million and arrange safe passage for them to a Caribbean island. The father, instead of calling the police, tries to resolve the situation in a non-violent way with the help of fellow Quakers. Aired Sept 26, 1981

Original Airdates1981
TypeTV Movie

Junior Hi-Lites

Junior Hi-Lites was a Winnipeg amateur show for youngsters who were in Grades 7, 8 and 9. The series was intended to bridge the talent gap between the 12 and under age group seen on Calling All Children and the high school students who appeared on the Warren Davis show and Hi Jinks.

Original Airdates1960-1965
TypeSeries

Junior Magazine

Junior Magazine Junior Magazine actually began as Children's Magazine on Sept. 25, 1955. By Dec. 4 the title changed to Junior Magazine. A sixty minute digest of information and entertainment for young viewers, Junior Magazine presented a selection of short film features and interviews each week. Host John Clark introduced ten minute films on a variety of subjects, ...

AkaChildren's Magazine; Holiday Edition; Summer Magazine
Original Airdates1955-1962
TypeSeries

Junior Roundup

Junior Roundup Junior Roundup was a children's program involving CBC production centres across the country. It was designed for children from 9 to 14 years of age, and featured actor Murray Westgate as host. The 45-minute program, seen each weekday, put the accent on "good fun" and a variety of children's interests. It was preceded by 15 minutes of programming for ...

AkaBantam Roundup; Roundup Goes Camping
Original Airdates1960-1961
TypeSeries

Junior Talent

Frank Heron, also the host of Small Fry Frolics, hosted this summer talent show for children ages four to fifteen, produced in Montreal.

Original Airdates1956
TypeSeries

Junior Television Club

Junior Television Club A program with a magazine format produced in Vancouver, it replaced Hidden Pages on the CBC. The show, for children ages nine to thirteen, had five hosts, all children themselves, and each had a different area of concentration. Graham Phillips interviewed other children about their hobbies; Gregory Helem had a segment on pet care; Averil Campbell modera ...

AkaJunior TV Club
Original Airdates1957
TypeSeries

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