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NHL Awards Television Special

★★★★

NHL Awards Television Special The National Hockey League honours the best players and coaches for their work on and off the ice during the last campaign. A star-studded lineup of presenters and nominees ensures that the final event of the NHL season is a memorable one.

Original Airdates1984-
TypeSpecial

Nibbles

Nibbles was a series of five programs of varying lengths (1-40:10, 2-41, 3-72.30, 4-12:35, 5-30) introducing viewers to the fundamentals of computers, using animation and documentary elements from TVOntario's basic series Bits and Bytes. The themes included programming and languages, the computer's impact on society, information processing and specifics ...

TypeSeries

Nic 'n Pic

★★★★

Nic 'n Pic A popular children's program produced by Helene Roberge for Radio-Canada, Nic And Pic was dubbed for the English language CBC network beginning in 1975. Nic and Pic were two puppet mice operated by Pierre Regimbald and Michel Frechette. They found adventures as they travelled in their balloon to exotic, far-off locations, such as China, Scotland, and th ...

AkaNic and Pic, Nic et Pic
Original Airdates1975-1976
TypeSeries

Night Heat

★★★★

Night Heat Night Heat tells of the exploits of the nightly police beat of detectives Kevin O'Brien (Scott Hylands) and Frank Giambone (Jeff Wincott) from the Mid South Precinct of a city whose name was never mentioned on the show. Their cases were chronicled through the eyes of crime columnist Tom Kirkwood and his "Night Heat" column from The Eagle newspaper. ...

Original Airdates1985-1989
TypeSeries

Night Hood

★★★★★

Night Hood As burglars go, he's the most handsome, the most elegant, and certainly the most clever of rogues. Wicked? Immoral? Of course not! Arsène Lupin belongs to the genre of outlaws that steal from the rich and powerful to give to the poor and weak. He's the worthy descendant of Robin Hood and Zorro, children's longtime favorite heros. Maurice Leblan ...

AkaThe Adventures of Arsene Lupin; Les exploits d'Arsène Lupin (French title)
Original Airdates1996-1998
TypeSeries

Nightcap

A half-hour produced in Montreal, Nightcap was a very informal musical variety program, set in a cabaret. The host was Alan Mills, who played the club's patron; William Robert Fournier, another regular, was the waiter. Mills would circulate among the studio audience, in which celebrities were planted, to talk with his guests and perhaps to convince them ...

Original Airdates1953-1954
TypeSeries

Nightcap

★★★★★

Nightcap Canada's first truly original satirical series, Nightcap built a solid college audience during it's four year run both in Canada and the border cities of Detroit and Buffalo. The program grew from a local Toronto broadcast in 1963 and spread first over a market that included Barrie, London, and Windsor, until the 1966 season, when the CBC unleashed it o ...

Original Airdates1963-1967
TypeSeries

NightMan

★★★★★

NightMan After lightning strikes saxophonist Johnny Domino, he finds he is telepathically tuned to the frequency of evil. This gives him an edge for finding the bad guys, and some special classified wearable gear gives him an edge for fighting them.

AkaNight Man
Original Airdates1997-1999
TypeSeries

Nilus the Sandman

★★★★★

Nilus the Sandman Enter the magical, musical world of dreams where the possibilities are endless and the laws of nature cease to apply. That's the kingdom of Nilus the Sandman, where live action sequences give way to fantasy as the main characters fall asleep and visit the magical worlds of their own imaginations, guided by the whimsy, wit and wisdom of Nilus the Sandman ...

Original Airdates1996-1997
TypeSeries

No Adults Aloud

This show is just as the title tells. Teenagers and children playing adults. They have everyday problems and deal with them just as if they were adults, and in this show they are. From missing your daughters dance competition to being late for work or paying taxes. This show has it all, humour and a touch of realism.

Original Airdates1994
TypeSeries

No Blame

No Blame Amy Donaldson, a successful fashion editor of City Magazine, is married to Carl, an accountant, and they have one young son, Brian. Amy is pregnant and she finds that she tests positive for HIV. The films traces the effect of this on her, her family, and her best friend Suzanne.

Original Airdates1988
TypeTV Movie

No Price Too High

No Price Too High This highly-acclaimed six-part series pays tribute to the Canadians who participated in World War II - young Canadians whose collective courage and spirit led to victory. The series traces Canada's role from the pre-war years when Prime Minister Mackenzie King found himself charmed by the "appealing and affectionate look" in Adolf Hitler's eyes, to the ...

Original Airdates1995
TypeMiniseries

Noces de papier, Les

Noces de papier, Les Immigration officers raid the kitchen of a Montreal restaurant. Illegal immigrant dishwashers flee, including Pablo Torres... Claire, a teacher, lives alone. Her lover, Milosh, is married, and their relationship is strained. Claire's sister, Annie, a lawyer, has a problem. The visa of her client Pablo is about to expire. Pablo is a political refugee who ...

AkaThe Paper Wedding
Original Airdates1989
TypeTV Movie

Noddy

★★★★½

Noddy This version of Noddy contained the original Noddy stop-action animation segments (UK, 1993-1994) book-ended by new live-action tales. These new programs were set in a toy store called the Noddy Shop. Noah, a former old salt, ran the store and gave his young friends full writ to play with his favorite toys. None was more beloved than Noddy. When the ...

Original Airdates1998-2000
TypeSeries

Norman Corwin Presents

Norman Corwin, a prolific writer and producer of radio drama, was the host and principal writer for this anthology of half-hour dramas, produced on videotape at CBC Toronto. The programs usually starred U.S. actors, but featured Canadians in lead and supporting roles. Some episodes were also written by Canadians.

AkaCorwin Presents
Original Airdates1972-1973
TypeSeries

North of 60

★★★★

North of 60 Beginning in December, 1992, North of 60 brought the world of Native Canada into the homes of city and suburban residents. It was a hugely successful series for CBC throughout the country, but especially so in the North, where small towns would nearly come to a standstill on Thursday evenings to watch the show. Set in the fictional town of Lynx Riv ...

AkaAu Nord du 60ème
Original Airdates1992-1998
TypeSeries

Northern Lights

★★★★★

Atlantis Films, some of whose programs had been included in the series presented by the CBC entitled Just Down the Street, packaged several of their programs in another series entitled Northern Lights. In the pro-social vein, each episode focused on the simple truths and universal themes of community and family life. Overall, a combination of contem ...

TypeSeries

Northwood

★★★★½

Northwood Northwood was a Canadian drama television series which aired on the CBC from 1991 to 1994 about the lives of teenagers living in Northwood, British Columbia, near Vancouver. The series was critically acclaimed during its run for it's frank and open portrayal of controversial issues like teen prostitution, drug abuse, teen pregnancy, sexual abuse, and al ...

Original Airdates1991-1994
TypeSeries

Not My Department

★★★

Not My Department Based on journalist Charles Gordon's humorous book "The Governor General's Bunny Hop," Not My Department! starred Harry Ditson as Gerald Angstrum, the harried deputy minister of the Department of Regional Incentive Targets- a deliberately vague name for a department with a suitably vague mandate: inheriting things other departments don't want to deal wi ...

Original Airdates1987
TypeSeries

Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy

★★★★★

Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy Richmond Pearson Hobson, Jr. (Chad Willett) is the Stanford-educated son of a New York congressman. Panhandle Phillips (Ted Atherton) has never been anything but a cowboy. In the rugged wilderness of British Columbia, halfway between Seattle and the Yukon, they will try to carve out the largest cattle ranch in the world. After World War II breaks out ...

Original Airdates1999-2000
TypeSeries

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