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Kidsworld

★★★★★

Kidsworld, a show produced jointly by TVOntario, Astral Television Films and Global Television, consisted of an anchor group of three young people. The concept for the show originated in the United States. The Canadian production still included items by junior correspondents in the U.S.A. The anchor group provided continuity for reports by their peers f ...

Original Airdates1978-1986
TypeSeries

KidZone

★★★★★

The 90210-ish Canadian teen soapie. It was broadcast on the Knowledge Network in BC and on PBS in the US as Kerrisdale High.

AkaKerrisdale High
Original Airdates1992-?
TypeSeries

Kindergarten

★

Kindergarten Helen Hase drew 100 letters daily for this local Saskatoon show for preschool kids. Helen Hase (later Helen Lumby) became well known as Miss Helen on Size Small which aired in the 1980's.

Original Airdates1957?
TypeSeries

King Chronicle, The

King Chronicle, The The life and career of the eccentric and enduring Prime Minister of Canada, William Lyon Mackenzie King. Part 1: Mackenzie King and the Unseen Hand - King's childhood and early career are chronicled in this episode. Believing he is a child of destiny, drawn to greatness by "an unseen hand," King begins the meteoric rise to power in the civil service ...

Original Airdates1988
TypeMiniseries

King of Kensington

★★★½

King of Kensington Larry King owned and operated a variety store in Toronto's crowded, multicultural Kensington Market. In the tradition of the television comedy series, most of the action took place in one or two sets, principally King's store and attached house. Larry was a portly, garrulous fellow whose business was everyone else's business. He ran the shop with his wi ...

Original Airdates1975-1980
TypeSeries

King Whyte Show, The

★★★★★

Veteran writer-sportsman, King Whyte, hosted this 15-minute program of film and interviews on outdoor sports, hunting, fishing, and boating following the Saturday night hockey games. Whyte died of a heart attack in 1962 when on a trip to Laurentide Park to prepare a film for the show. He was 51. At the time, the show was the second-oldest sponsored CBC- ...

Original Airdates1955-1962
TypeSeries

King's Cupboard, The

A fifteen minute show featuring characters called Jack, King, Cuthbert Caterpillar, and Dee Dee, who demonstrated hobbies, presented poems and puppet shows, and other items to entertain children. Paddy Sampson: Producer Phyllis Reid Duncan: Script Writer

Original Airdates1958
TypeSeries

Kingfisher Cove

★★★★

Kingfisher Cove Kingfisher Cove, a fictional place, resembled Peggy's Cove or Ketch Harbour as a scenic Nova Scotia locale. There, bachelor Pat Napier's lodge was a gathering place for singers and artists who dropped by to help him modernize the building, swap a few songs, and share some conversation.

Original Airdates1963-?
TypeSeries

Kissinger and Nixon

Kissinger and Nixon Walter Isaacson's book Kissinger: A Biography served as the basis for this made-for-television movie about the famed political leader. Beau Bridges stars as President Richard Nixon and Ron Silver portrays Henry Kissinger, Nixon's national security advisor. The adaptation shows how Kissinger worked to try and end the Vietnam crisis while Nixon maneuvered ...

Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Kit and Kaboodle

Kit and Kaboodle Take an enchanted, curiosity-filled trip into the wonderful world of the Forever Forest with two adorable twin dolls "Kit & Kaboodle". These two soulmates share many fun-filled adventures and learn some valuable lessons about life along the way.

Original Airdates1998
TypeSeries

Kitty Cats

★★★★½

Kitty Cats Kitty Cats was a children's puppet program featuring the puppets Pacha (a dog), two cats, a bird and a porcupine. The program aired in French as Pacha et les chats on Societe Radio-Canada.

AkaPacha et les chats
Original Airdates1991-1994
TypeSeries

Klahanie

★★★★

Klahanie, a Chinook word for "the great outdoors", was the title of a half-hour program on the wilderness and outdoor activities, with an accent on conservation. The object of the program was to take viewers to see some of the flora and fauna of some of the most beautiful and inaccessible parts of the world. Attention was given to conservation and prote ...

Original Airdates1967-1978
TypeSeries

Kleo the Misfit Unicorn

★★★½

Kleo the Misfit Unicorn Kleo, is a girl unicorn from the planet Zazz, who has come to the Land of the Misfits (Earth, presumably) to save creatures from self-doubt and other such downers. She is joined by an emasculated hippo, a landlubbing ebonics-lovin' carp, a blue dragon and a shapeshifting bee. Kleo takes her orders from Talbut, another male unicorn from planet Zazz (p ...

Original Airdates1997
TypeSeries

Know Your World

★★★★★

Know Your World was produced by ACCESS (Alberta Educational Communications Corporation) for 9 to 11-year old viewers. The intent of this series of eight 15-minute programs was to stimulate problem-solving ability and scientific inquiry in activities in the natural environment. As the producer said, "the schoolyard becomes a laboratory for discovery and ...

TypeSeries

Krazy House

Krazy House consisted of 6 half-hour pilots for six comedy programs. The comedy anthology was scheduled in the late-evening viewing hours on CBC-TV.

Original Airdates1977
TypeSeries

Kung Fu: The Legend Continues

★★★★

Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Kwai Chang Caine was a priest at a Shaolin temple, where his son Peter also lived and studied. The temple was destroyed and father and son each thought the other had perished in the fire. For many years, Kwai Chang 'walked the earth,' while Peter became a big-city cop. Finally, they are reunited and now together they battle evil, using wisdom, martial a ...

Original Airdates1993-1997
TypeSeries

Kurt Browning: Life on the Edge

Kurt Browning: Life on the Edge Life on the Edge follows three-time world figure skating champion Kurt Browning in his pursuit of excellence--from the Calgary Winter Olympics to the Albertville Winter Olympics and beyond. This talented superstar has continued to develop unusual and untried combinations of jumps and has come of age artistically, setting the pace for those who would fol ...

Original Airdates1993
TypeDocumentary

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