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Weathervein Show

Weathervein Show was a local weather show in Regina, SK hosted by weatherman Hugh Delaney.

Original Airdates1957?
TypeSeries

Web of Life

Web of Life was a nature series produced at CBC Vancouver. The series started as a twenty-six week examination of different forms of animal life, and added more programs in subsequent years. It used footage shot locally in British Columbia, and film from Uganda, the southern U.S., the Caribbean, the Arctic, and in the Gulf of Mexico region, and concerne ...

Original Airdates1959-1963
TypeSeries

Wednesday Night Specials

A CBC series of special music, documentary, and drama broadcasts, the Wednesday night specials varied from popular to classical to public affairs. The 1970-71 season included Ballet High, a production featuring the music of Lighthouse; Glenn Gould in a program of Beethoven; Maureen Forrester as the witch in a production of Hansel And Gretel; and the rev ...

Original Airdates1970-1972
TypeSeries

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
TypeSeries

Weird-Ohs

Weird-Ohs The exploits of three young friends in Weirdsville, a place just off Route 66. There, speed is everything, racing is a way of life, and just about everything has been built to go fast. However, Digger, Eddie and Portia find themselves bewildered by Weirdsville's fast pace, and they spend their time just trying to keep up.

Original Airdates1999-2000
TypeSeries

Welcome in the New Year

Bill Walker is master of ceremonies for this special New Year's Eve program. The guests he will introduce are: puppeteer Shari Lewis, comic magician, "The Amazing" Carl Ballentine, musical acrobats The Goofers, singer Joyce Sullivan and Allan Blye, Spanish guitarist Carlos Montoya and the Billy Van Four. Howard Cable and his orchestra will supply the mu ...

AkaToronto New Year's Eve
Original Airdates1960-1961
TypeSpecial

Welcome to Paradox

Welcome to Paradox Welcome to Paradox is a provocative sci-fi anthology series. All episodes are based on short stories by renowned sf writers and adapted for TV screening. To create a common background for the separate stories, they are set in the futuristic city of Betaville (a nod to Jean-Luc Goddard's classic sf movie Alphaville). Each episode is introduced by a host ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeSeries

West

West was a 13-week production of the National Film Board. The series considered cultural and social aspects of life in the Prairie Provinces.

Original Airdates1973-1975
TypeSeries

West Coast

West Coast was a CTV variety show from British Columbia. Hostess Lorraine McAllister did three numbers in each of the half-hour weekly programs, with a guest singer appearing as well. Her husband, Dal Richards, was the leader of the orchestra which was featured in the series. In addition to music by Dal and his orchestra and songs by Lorraine, West Coas ...

Original Airdates1961-1962
TypeSeries

Western Concert

Western Concert was a 3-part CBC series of concerts which combined pop, country, and folk musics. The programs were titled Ballet in the Park, Saskatchewan Summer, and Alberta Patchwork.

Original Airdates1977
TypeSeries

What Katy Did

What Katy Did A thirteen year old girl seems to be more than her widowed father can handle at times, even with the aid of her aunt, until a tragic accident changes the young girl's outlook on life.

AkaLa revanche de Katy (French title)
Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

What on Earth

★★★★★

What on Earth Join host Bruce Steele as he looks at the wonders of everyday life in this stripable lifestyle series. His relaxed style is a welcome diversion from the stresses of everyday life, as he and his guests try to make your own day a little bit easier. What on Earth was a weekday-morning CBC programme out of Saskatchewan. Following its run on CBC, it ran ...

Original Airdates1991-1996
TypeSeries

What on Earth?

★★★★★

What on Earth? was a stimulating quiz game for thinkers, involving mysterious objects of cultural, historical or simply unusual origins. Panelists tried to identify these objects and artifacts, then discussed their significance. What On Earth? was a weekly series on CBLT-TV (Toronto) in 1970 and was seen nationally on the CBC in the following summers ...

Original Airdates1970-1975
TypeSeries

What Will They Think of Next?

★★★★½

A look at the wonders of science and technology that will shape our lives in the distant future of the 1980's. Each week the hosts would look at a new revolutionary discovery that was guaranteed to let people live lives of ease, free from the ravages of disease or old age. Additionally, they would also look at some of the brilliant science that goes int ...

AkaScience International
Original Airdates1976-1981
TypeSeries

What's Cooking

★★★½

What's Cooking What's Cooking aired mornings Monday to Friday on CTV. The hostess, Ruth Frames, who was a food specialist and author as well, served up creative cooking in a healthy half-hour of tempting dishes that combined low cost meal planning and nutritious food.

Original Airdates1978-1988
TypeSeries

What's for Dinner?

★★★½

What's for Dinner? A mixture of cooking tips and off-beat comedy, the show features chef Ken Kostick and his often-wacky sidekick, actress (and sous chef) Mary Jo Eustace as they cook fast meals in between trading banter and good-natured insults.

Original Airdates1995-2000
TypeSeries

What's New?

★★★★★

This current affairs program presents the week's headlines of interest to teenagers. Its features included the caricature puppets of Noreen Young. It also included a segment called "Kid's Eye View," where kids commented on news items and how they are affected by them.

Original Airdates1972-1990
TypeSeries

What's the Good Word?

★★★★½

In this CTV game show, contestants were challenged to identify a mystery word from various clues, and success brought a shower of prizes.

Original Airdates1972-1976
TypeSeries

Wheelspin

★★★★

Wheelspin was a magazine-type series especially for motor sport fans. It covered the whole range of topics of interest to automobile buffs: racing, rallies, hill climbs, road tests on new cars, techinical advice by experts, and overseas items.

Original Airdates1961-1963
TypeSeries

When the Vows Break

When the Vows Break Patty Duke is Barbara Parker, an Oakland County housewife who divorces her husband Art (Art Hindle) after she learns he changes his life insurance to make their married daughter Susan (Megan Leitch) the sole beneficiary. The divorce judge Wendel Adams (Robin Gammell) contends that Barbara is to blame for the couple's incompatibility and therefore only g ...

AkaCourting Justice
Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

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