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Liberty Street

★★★★½

Liberty Street This is an apartment complex heavy on lava lamps, fuzzy dice, Arborite tables, chenille bedspreads . . . . We're on Liberty Street, set of the CBC series brought to you by Linda Schuyler, producer of the venerable Degrassi series. Degrassi was geared to the angst of late adolescence and teen years and earned Schuyler and her partner, Kit Hood, a p ...

Original Airdates1995-1996
TypeSeries

Library Storytime

Library Storytime was produced in short 4-5 minute episodes from CKBI-TV in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; the series provided libraries with the opportunity to read short stories and to inform young viewers of events happening at their local library.

TypeSeries

Life and the Land

Formerly titled Countrytime, Life and the Land was both a national and local 30-minute broadcast on agriculture and gardening. In the first fifteen minutes, the program presented items of general interest, produced in Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver, or Winnipeg. They included items on opportunities in agriculture education, and documentaries on mink ranchi ...

AkaCountrytime
Original Airdates1966
TypeSeries

Life and Times

★★★★★

Life and Times Canada’s premiere biography series will return to CBC Television for its 10th season in the summer of 2006, hosted by award-winning novelist, playwright and actor Ann-Marie MacDonald. Life and Times programs have garnered numerous awards including four Geminis.

Original Airdates1996-
TypeSeries

Life in a Day

Life in a Day A scientific experiment in rapid-cell growth goes awry when a lab assistant steals the developed serum and injects it into his pregnant girl friend. The result is a child that grows through adulthood and will die within days, if a cure cannot be found.

AkaAntidote (French title)
Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Life with Billy

★★★★★

A television movie about family violence based on Brian Vallée's best-selling Life With Billy. It won three Gemini Awards in 1995.

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Lifeforce Experiment, The

Lifeforce Experiment, The After a failed mission CIA agent Jessica Saunders gets a new order to watch Dr. MacLean by working for him as a programmer. When she arrives at his laboratory she is amazed about his experiments: Dr. MacLean has developed a computer who is able to view the dreams of sleeping people. But that is only the beginning of his plans.

AkaDead Men Talk; Le silence de la liberté (French title)
Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Lifeline to Victory

★★★★½

Lifeline to Victory Paul Devereaux is a second officer with lots of experience with merchant ships. But this is World War II and the Royal Canadian Navy desperately needs experienced officers. Paul is thus given command of his own ship. However, in early 1940's, Canadian Navy does not have the biggest budget nor the most qualified enlisted men. Paul's ship must escort merc ...

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Lifetime

★★★★

CTV's Lifetime was an hour-long information talk show, which featured both celebrity guests and unknowns with interesting stories to tell. It also dealt with topics like health, high-tech, finance and lifestyle.

Original Airdates1985-1989
TypeSeries

Lightning Force

★★★★

Lightning Force Lightning Force was an elite paramilitary team assembled by the members of the International Oversight Committee for Anti-Terrorism. Each of the four members of the team had specific skills--Zeke, from Egyptian military intelligence, was an experienced negotiator and field cook; Joan, from French security services, was a pilot, computer expert and crypt ...

Original Airdates1991-1992
TypeSeries

Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music

Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music Lilith Fair made rock and roll history in the summer of 1997 as the first all-female music tour. These sold-out concert performances could only be described as magical, boasting many once-in-a-lifetime collaborations. That magic is captured here in Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music, which also includes never-before-seen backstage jams, intima ...

Original Airdates1997
TypeSpecial

Line 'Em Up

In this CTV game show, players lined up sets of pictures on a giant "one-armed bandit." Line 'Em Up was one of several Canadian game shows created by American Dan Enright, produced by Screen Gems. Although popular enough to be CTV's top afternoon game show, the program was not renewed for a second season. It was replaced in the schedule by The Burns and ...

Original Airdates1962-1963
TypeSeries

Liszt's Rhapsody

Liszt's Rhapsody Liszt is facing a lack of inspiration in his life, in spite of being one of the most famous concert pianists of his time. Then he encounters a young gypsy boy, Josy, who's spirited love of music touches the jaded composer. Strong wills collide as Liszt tries to tame Josy's playing into world-class form, and Josy teaches Liszt to feel the music in his so ...

Original Airdates1996
TypeTV Movie

Little Bear

★★★★★

Little Bear Based on the terrific Little Bear books illustrated by world-renowned Maurice Sendak and written by Else Holmelund Minarik, this charming animated series is about the warm cocoon childhood should be. It traces the spirited adventures of curious, imaginative, and inventive Little Bear and his friends. As Little Bear explores the world under his mother's ...

Original Airdates1995-1999
TypeSeries

Little Big Kid

In this 2-minute YTV segment, Peter Oldring starred as a little kid wrapped up in a big kid’s body. He tells stories in his own way through mime. In a later series Jessica Holmes tells the stories.

Original Airdates1999-2000
TypeShort

Little Flying Bears, The

★★★★½

Little Flying Bears, The In a forest, deep in a European mountain range live the most rare of species; flying bears. Something of a cross between butterflies and bear cubs, the flying bears, along with many of their friends, take it upon themselves to protect their forest from pollution. However, their efforts are often hampered by two weasels; Skulk and Sammy, who are are ou ...

AkaLes oursons volants (French title)
Original Airdates1991-1992
TypeSeries

Little Good News, A

★★★★★

Join host Jim Furlong for a nostalgic look back at the people, trends, events and places, that made our local history so unique. It's a memorable, enjoyable, and informative stroll down Memory Lane for all baby-boomers.

Original Airdates1984-?
TypeSeries

Little Kidnappers, The

Little Kidnappers, The Loosely based on a '50's movie of the same name, it tells the story of two young orphan boys who travel by themselves from the Old country to join their father's family in Canada. There they encounter their stern disciplinarian grandfather who has alienated himself from some of his neighbours. There is particularly no love lost between the grandfather a ...

Original Airdates1990
TypeTV Movie

Little Men

★★★★★

Little Men Little Men , Louisa May Alcott's 1871 follow-up to her classic novel, finds Jo and her husband, Professor Fritz Bhaer, running a Massachusetts boarding school for boys, where they dispense valuable life lessons to an assortment of lovable tykes. As the series opens, Jo is recently widowed and struggling to keep the Plumfield school alive. Realizing t ...

Original Airdates1998-1999
TypeSeries

Little off the Top, A

In 1996, Corky and the Juice Pigs starred in the half-hour comedy pilot "A Little Off The Top" about a street band who unwittingly gets mixed up in a mob war. Talks were underway with The Comedy Network about a potential series, but nothing developed.

Original Airdates1996
TypeSeries

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