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Here and There

Here and There was a public affairs show in a documentary style, covering a wide variety of subjects, designed to introduce Canadians to different parts of the country. Originating from regional stations and utilizing on location filming, this series was carried by twenty stations across Canada. Contributors to episodes produced by CBHT included Bill Ha ...

Original Airdates1955-1958
TypeSeries

Here Come the Seventies

★★★★

Here Come the Seventies was a half-hour documentary series that looked ahead at anticipated technological marvels and innovations we could expect during the 70's. The program was described as a "pop public affairs show."

AkaHere Come the 70s
Original Airdates1970-1973
TypeSeries

Here To Stay

One of Canada's great strengths comes from people who have left other countries and cultures and are now here to stay. Here to Stay was a series of six one-hour original teleplays dramatizing the lives of Canadian immigrants.

Original Airdates1976-1977
TypeSeries

Here's Duffy

★★★★★

Here's Duffy This half-hour of music and comedy showcased Jack Duffy. Duffy earned a summer replacement series in the Saturday night, pre-national news slot, in 1958. The network renewed the show for the 1958-59 season and put it into a Friday evening time slot. Supporting Duffy on his show were Jill Foster and the Crescendoes, a singing quartet of two men and tw ...

Original Airdates1958-1959
TypeSeries

Here's How!

How does it work? How is it made? Whose idea was it? This series attempts to answer some of the questions that fill a child's world. Each program examines a process or invention. Produced in Canada by TV Ontario, Here's How! is a ten-minute instructional program taking viewers to factories, stores and other real places to show them how things work.

Original Airdates1991
TypeSeries

Here's Looking at You

Here's Looking at You The format of Richard Willis' CTV show Here's Looking At You, was simple: Willis took women from his studio audience, got them up before the cameras, and proceeded to tell them that they didn't look as good as they might. Then he told them how they could improve. He spoke to three or four women in each half-hour show, and did five afternoon shows a w ...

Original Airdates1962-1964
TypeSeries

Here's My Pet

In this fifteen minute show from Winnipeg, formerly called Pet Shop, Dr. Robert Kirk, Fur and Game Pathologist for the Province of Manitoba, introduced children with their pets, and discussed the pet's species and that particular animal.

AkaPet Shop
Original Airdates1960
TypeSeries

Here's South Alberta

Here's South Alberta In Here's South Alberta, news editor Norm Young wrote and presented profiles of 13 leading southern Alberta towns

Original Airdates1957
TypeSeries

Heritage

First broadcast in 1955 and lasting at least ten years, the Canadian weekly Heritage was a potpourri program on religious issues. A cross-section of religious denominations in Canada was represented in Heritage - Anglican, Roman Catholic, United Church, Presbyterian, Jewish, Baptist, Eastern Orthodox and Lutheran. With full script approval of the Nation ...

AkaThe Church In Canada
Original Airdates1955-?
TypeSeries

Heritage Minute

★★★★

Heritage Minute Heritage Minutes were one-minute movies that portrayed exciting and important stories from Canada's past. From 1991 to 2005, approximately 74 of these shorts were produced and aired on various television networks as well as before the feature films at the movie theatre. Historica Screen Legends was a series of 50 vignettes celebrating Canada's stars ...

AkaHistorica Minutes; Historica Screen Legends
Original Airdates1991-2006
TypeShort

Heritage Theatre

Heritage Theatre was a 26-episode series of true Canadian stories hosted by Pierre Berton. Some of these stories were footnotes to history; others, in the mainstream of our past.

Original Airdates1986-1987
TypeSeries

Hey, Taxi

This situation comedy for the summer of 1972 reunited the stars, producer, and some of the writers of the satirical variety shows A Second Look and Piffle & Co. Terry David Mulligan played a university student who won the license to a red, white, and blue cab with a maple leaf painted on its roof in a game of Scrabble, and Bill Reiter played a variety o ...

Original Airdates1972
TypeSeries

Hi Diddle Day

★★★★½

Hi Diddle Day Hi Diddle Day was a CBC Ottawa production designed to entertain and inform young viewers. The uniquely-produced series starred a number of puppet characters (created, manipulated and voiced by Noreen Young) who lived in an unusual household. The setting was a remodelled Victorian house in Crabgrass, a typical small Canadian community. In the house lived ...

Original Airdates1968-1975
TypeSeries

Hidden Pages

★★★★

Hidden Pages The first regular dramatic presentation for children produced in CBC studios was Hidden Pages, with Beth Gillanders as hostess. Hidden Pages started as a fifteen minute broadcast from Toronto, later expanded into a half-hour, and, from 1956, originated in Vancouver. The program was developed as a means of encouraging children to read and to use the p ...

Original Airdates1954-1959
TypeSeries

Hidden Room, The

This half-hour anthology show usually featured a woman in hardship, musing about might-have-beens, or fighting for her life, such as a woman being visited by the ghost of the child she never had, a housewife discovering her own courage while battling a gang of thugs, a woman being visited by the romance novel hero in her head, or playing dangerous games ...

Original Airdates1991-1993
TypeSeries

High Country

★★★★

High Country High Country (originally titled Bighorn) was a TV movie filmed for the CBC by Great North and Atlantis Films. The movie was filmed in the Fall of 1990 in Jasper National Park. This 1 hour movie is about wardens who crack a game poaching ring at the park. High Country aired in 1992 as part of CBC's Sunday night Family Hour. The movie eventually l ...

Original Airdates1992
TypeTV Movie

High Hopes

★★★★

High Hopes was the first soap opera to be produced in Canada since Moment of Truth in the '60s. The serial was written by Canadians; it starred mostly Canadian actors and was produced in Toronto by Glen-Warren Productions. It ran in the U.S. on at least 22 stations and on CBC beginning Monday, April 3, 1978. Dr. Neal Chapman, played by Bruce Gray (a Can ...

Original Airdates1978
TypeSeries

Highlander

★★★★★

Highlander Taken from the film, Highlander, Duncan MacLeod, clansman of Connor in the film also finds he is being stalked by not only other immortals trying to kill him before the time of the gathering, but also a secret society of mortals who call themselves 'The Watchers' and also seem intent on killing him. Duncan and the other immortals can only be killed by d ...

AkaHighlander: The Series
Original Airdates1992-1998
TypeSeries

Highlander: The Raven

★★★★½

Highlander: The Raven Amanda, a recurring character from Highlander - The Series, is the main character here. An ex-cop, Nick Wolfe, discovers her true nature. The two then team up to fight criminals and other, evil, Immortals.

Original Airdates1998-1999
TypeSeries

Hilarious House of Frightenstein, The

★★★★

Hilarious House of Frightenstein, The The Hilarious House of Frightenstein was a Canadian children's television series which was produced by CHCH-TV. It was syndicated to television stations across Canada and the United States. A quirky sketch comedy series, the show's cast included Billy Van, Fishka Rais, Guy Big, Mitch Markowitz, and Julius Sumner Miller. Van, in fact, played the vast ...

Original Airdates1971
TypeSeries

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