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Thursday Night

A CBC series of one hour documentaries, most of the film reports on Thursday Night were original CBC productions, though the program did feature some British productions. After the 1969-1970 season, the regular prime time slot for hour-long documentaries moved from Thursday night to Tuesday night, and the title changed accordingly. "Tuesday Night" ...

AkaTuesday Night; Sunday Best
Original Airdates1969-1976
TypeSeries

Tidewater Tramp

★★★½

A half-hour dramatic series for young viewers, Tidewater Tramp originated at CBC Vancouver, and told stories of the Flying Kestrel, a tramp steamer that sailed the Inland Passage of British Columbia and up to the Alaska Panhandle to carry cargo to remote port settlements. The skipper was Captain Martin, a widower whose crew included his twelve year old ...

Original Airdates1959-1962
TypeSeries

Time Exposures

★★★★★

Time Exposures The program, produced by CHEK-TV and broadcast on the CTV network, was about a modern family who wind up time-traveling through history. It was filmed on location in Victoria and had a cast consisting largely of children.

Original Airdates1988-1989
TypeSeries

Time for Living

★★★★★

Time for Living was a half-hour, light musical variety broadcast with a revue company called The Society (initially called The Just Society) that included Bonnie Brooks, Alan Thicke, Rudy Webb, John Rutter, Jerelynn Homer, and Julie Amato. The program featured such distinctively talented guests as comic actor Rosemary Radcliffe, singer Beverly Glenn-Co ...

Original Airdates1969
TypeSeries

Time for Music

Time For Music, emceed by Dave Wright, showcased the more promising talent discovered by Ken Soble's Amateur Hour show.

Original Airdates1958
TypeSeries

Time for St. Patrick

Time for St. Patrick Time for St. Patrick was a musical special that aired on CBC Newfoundland on March 17, 1986. Hosted by Dave Quinton, it featured performances by Dermot O'Reilly, Fergus O'Byrne, the Sons of Erin, Chris Hennessey, Phyllis Noseworthy, Geoff Butler, and John White. It also featured footage from Ireland.

Original Airdates1986
TypeSpecial

Time for Sunday School

★★★★

As the title suggests, this was a CBC program of Bible stories and songs, and also included a cartoon series called Davey and Goliath, about a boy and his dog. Produced in Montreal, the series was aimed at ages seven to fourteen.

Original Airdates1962-1966
TypeSeries

Time of Your Life

★★★★★

Time of Your Life was a CBC-TV children's series which included films, original drama, music, dance, and comedy. The first season also included four Youth Concerts hosted by composer Harry Somers. Beginning in the second season, host Peter Kastner presided over the hour-long sessions at The Place, where kids had fun doing things: they danced, sang, d ...

AkaYouth Concert
Original Airdates1963-1965
TypeSeries

Time of Your Life

★★★½

Time of Your Life was an independently-produced drama series aimed at a teenage audience and scheduled at 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday on CTV. A french version also aired in Quebec under the title "Campus". Musical Director: Paul Hoffert Choreographer: Brian Foley Co-producers: Sandy Stewart and Bill Davidson

AkaCampus
Original Airdates1988-1989
TypeSeries

Time Out For Adventure

★★★★½

Time Out For Adventure was a series of weekly hour-long children's programs. The series consisted of action and adventure films from Britain, specifically designed to attract younger viewers. Each week's program was introduced by Michele Finney. The films shown on Time Out for Adventure were provided by the Children's Film Foundation of Great Britain, a ...

AkaTime for Adventure
Original Airdates1963-1968
TypeSeries

Time Out for Music

★★★★★

A musical variety program originating in Winnipeg, Time Out for Music split the season between two different troupes and orchestras. One set of shows featured Doug Crosley, Reg Gibson, and the Mitch Parks Orchestra, and the other starred George LaFleche and Mary Nowell, with backing by the Bob McMullin Orchestra. The programs also included comic sketche ...

Original Airdates1963-1964
TypeSeries

Time to Sing, A

The Vancouver contribution to the collective CBC musical variety series, 5 X 3, the three episodes of A Time to Sing were taped on location to take advantage of the Vancouver Island scenery. The Bob Hales Orchestra provided musical accompaniment. Individual programs included appearances by the co-host's sister, Dorothy Hosie, Pat Hervey, and a 140 voice ...

Original Airdates1974
TypeSeries

TimeChase

★★★★★

TimeChase Each weekday History Television presented TimeChase, a fast paced quiz show hosted by Sheldon Turcott. Three studio contestants played for cash and prizes. History based questions span the ages and are categorized by decades. Contestants play 3 rounds to determine the winner. TimeChase was created by the father-son team of Sidney M. Cohen and Jay R. ...

Original Airdates1997-1999
TypeSeries

Timothy T.

★★★★★

Timothy T. was a fifteen minute series, originating at CBC Vancouver which told stories using Balinese shadow puppets.

Original Airdates1955
TypeSeries

Tin Flute, The

The Tin Flute was a six-part series based on Gabrielle Roy's touching novel produced by Cine St. Henri Productions. Set in Montreal during World War Two, the story deals with a young woman's struggle against poverty and her overwhelming love for a man who abandons her.

AkaBonheur d'occasion
Original Airdates1983
TypeMiniseries

Tiny Talent Time

★★★★

Tiny Talent Time Tiny Talent Time was a long-running and hugely successful television program on CHCH television, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. For almost four decades (1957 to 1992) the talent and variety program showcased the talents of local children in an entertaining family genre. The show was marked by a characteristically home-spun style and had great appeal to many ...

AkaToday's Talent Time
Original Airdates1957-1992; 2000-2001
TypeSeries

Titans

★★★★★

Titans Patrick Watson's famous interview subjects in the Titans series offered candid comments on their professional and personal lives. A more elaborate and dramatic version of Watson's old "Witness to Yesterday" series, this program opened with Napolean (played by veteran actor David Calderisi) who talked about his ruthless ambition and his unfaithful wife, ...

Original Airdates1981-1982
TypeSeries

To Catch a Killer

To Catch a Killer The spine-chilling true story of the cat-and-mouse pursuit of America's most diabolical serial killer. Brian Dennehy stars in this riveting, true-life story of a young detective's (Michael Riley) relentless pursuit of the sophisticated, psychopathic mass murderer John Wayne Gacy. A suspense-packed tour de force of intrigue and terror--all the more shock ...

Original Airdates1992
TypeMiniseries

To Catch a Yeti

★★★★★

To Catch a Yeti Hunter Big Jake finds the fabled Himalayan Yeti -- the Big Foot of legend. But what he really finds is a cuddly, furry animal the size of a large teddy bear -- with enormous feet! And when Jake brings the Yeti to New York it becomes the pet of a spoiled son of a multi-millionaire. Only a little girl named Amy can set the poor Yeti free.

Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

To See Ourselves

A CBC series of half-hour film dramas, To See Ourselves was a renamed version of Theatre Canada. The program looked to young writers for original stories, but also to the body of published Canadian fiction. Many of the programs were adaptations of short stories by both well-known and lesser-known writers: Stephen Leacock, Alice Munro, Shirley Faessler, ...

Original Airdates1971-1973
TypeSeries

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