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Fish'n Canada Show, The

★★★★★

Fish'n Canada Show, The Fish'n Canada is one of Canada`s longest-running fishing shows. It is a series for the angler, with hosts Reno and Angelo Viola who travel to some of the most breathtakingly beautiful locations across the country to find out where and how to catch the best sports fish.

Original Airdates1989-
TypeSeries

Fishing with Shelley & Courtney

★★★½

Fishing with Shelley & Courtney For 10 years, Shelley Bancroft and Courtney Hatfield have been bringing the best of west coast and international fishing to television screens across North America, with their award winning show Fishing with Shelley & Courtney. 10 years, 182 episodes! A lot of good times, but also time for a change… Shelley and Courtney have partnered up with ren ...

AkaGet Out! With Shelley and Courtney (new title)
Original Airdates1995-
TypeSeries

Fit Stop, The

Fit Stop, The The CBC's Schools and Youth department created this half-hour program because, reports said, Canadian young people were among the least fit in the world. The Fit Stop tried to redress the imbalance. The hosts talked with experts on the subjects of physical fitness and sports for children. The show, which stressed inexpensive activities, included instruc ...

Original Airdates1974-1975
TypeSeries

Five Years in the Life

The original plan for Five Years in the Life was to produce a series of half-hour documentary films on ten families from different areas of Canada, and then return five years later for a second look. The first series was popular enough that the network modified the plan and produced further profiles of Canadian families, while periodically looking back ...

Original Airdates1968-1972
TypeSeries

Flappers

★★★★

Flappers The Me Decade totters to a close with a series set in the Whee Decade—the Roaring Twenties. May Lamb is the flustered owner of Le Club, a raffish Montreal nightspot she's barely old enough to drink in. She's pert, prim and all too naive for the staff, which includes Oscar, the tyrannical chef, who dabbles in foreign aid (to the States and in bottles); U ...

Original Airdates1979-1981
TypeSeries

Flash Forward

★★★★★

Flash Forward Tucker and Becca are close friends. So close that they live next door to one another with facing second story windows and share a birthday. Tucker is at times an absent minded goof-off while Becca tends to be opinated and in a hurry to grow up. Now in middle school, they find themselves caught in everyday events that turn into comical adventures. Throug ...

Original Airdates1996-1997
TypeSeries

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon Based on the popular Flash Gordon comic, film, and tevlevision series, this cartoon uses the same characters. Flash, Dale Arden, Princess Aura, and Ming the Merciless all return in animated form for this half-hour cartoon.

Original Airdates1996-1997
TypeSeries

Flashback

Flashback A half-hour panel game show, with a formula similar to Front Page Challenge's, Flashback held down a Sunday evening time slot for six years. Instead of having to guess a headline, Flashback's four panelists (three regulars, one weekly guest) had three minutes to identify a person, object, or fad from the past, and then interviewed the mystery guest afte ...

Original Airdates1962-1968
TypeSeries

Flight Squad

Flight Squad A team of daredevil pilots forming Flight Squad: Dan, ex-fighter pilot and former member of the Canadian secret service, Tina, Alex, Jeff and his sister Emma, his young teenager friends, the indispensable Max and Parachute, their funny mascot… With their own airplane fleet that is a high-performing as it is varied, Flight Squad is organized as an indepe ...

Original Airdates1999-2000
TypeSeries

Flight: The Passionate Affair

Flight: The Passionate Affair was Patrick Watson's four-part series recalling Canada's role in the development of aviation. Canada entered the age of flight when Alexander Graham Bell successfully flew his Silver Dart at Lake Bras d'Or, N.S., on Feb. 23, 1909. By 1918, Canada had supplied 25 per cent of the pilots flying for the Allied forces in World W ...

Original Airdates1976
TypeMiniseries

Flipside

A summer series, Flipside concerned the Canadian music and recording industry. Jim McKenna welcomed guests, such as the Stampeders, Jack Cornell and Robert David, and Jim Kale of the Guess Who, to perform and talk. The show also included film segments with such figures as Murray McLauchlan, who had recently won three Juno awards, and the Ville Emard Blu ...

Original Airdates1974
TypeSeries

Floor Show

A summer replacement, Floor Show took place in a nightclub setting, and presented music by Canada's premier dance bands of the 1950s, including orchestras led by Bobby Gimby, Chicho Valle, Art Hallman, and Mart Kenney. It also featured regular performances by dancer Alan Lund. The show's host was Monty Hall, then a Toronto radio announcer making his fir ...

Original Airdates1953
TypeSeries

Fly by Night

Fly by Night Comedy-drama about a Vancouver-based small scale (and always in debt) charter plane service and their globe-trotting run-ins with various shadey figures.

AkaAttachez vos ceintures (French title)
Original Airdates1991
TypeSeries

Fly Tales

★★★★★

Somewhere on Earth...in a town...in a building...at the far end of an apartment...in the corner of the kitchen, a microscopic egg hatches..The Fly is born!. The little fly with brown shoes. As mischievous as a child and just as inquisitive, The Fly buzzes off to discover the world. Crafty and greedy but eager to learn, not only does he explore the ap ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeSeries

Flying Rhino Junior High

★★★★★

Flying Rhino Junior High Based on the successful books written and illustrated by Ray Nelson and Douglas Kelly, this animated series revolves around the antics of Earl P. Sidebottom, a.k.a. "The Phantom." Earl is a former "A" student who, after getting his first "D", retreats with his computer to the school basement where he begins to plot against the other Flying Rhino Junior ...

Original Airdates1998-2000
TypeSeries

Focus

A half-hour summer show on CBC, Focus concentrated on sociological issues such as peace of mind, women, and job discrimination.

Original Airdates1954
TypeSeries

Focus

Focus, a series of public affairs documentaries produced in Montreal, had been seen locally for some time, and went to the CBC network for brief periods in 1967. Programs included visits to the headquarters of the National Film Board, to the Montreal police training facility, and to an auto rally, and profiles of Johnny Newman, the owner of the Montreal ...

Original Airdates1967
TypeSeries

Focus on Ottawa

Focus on Ottawa was a series of programs on institutions in Ottawa and Hull. Terry Kielty was the host.

Original Airdates1959
TypeSeries

Focus Ontario

Focus Ontario Since 1988, Focus Ontario has been the political show of record. From Premiers' to Cabinet Ministers, from backroom moves and shakers to today's Newsmakers.

Original Airdates1988-
TypeSeries

Folio

★★★★½

Folio Folio followed Scope and preceded Festival as CBC's flagship program for quality drama and musical performance. Folio presented original Canadian stories and adaptations of classic plays and productions.

AkaCBC Folio
Original Airdates1955-1959
TypeSeries

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