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Diva

★★★★

Diva A prime time drama television series broadcast Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m. on the TVA network. This series attracted a large audience, especially those in the 18 to 39 year bracket. On the technical side, DIVA is one of the first television series in Canada shot in digital video with film look treatment for broadcast.

Original Airdates1997-2000
TypeSeries

Divided Loyalties

★★★★

Divided Loyalties was a dramatization of one of the pivotal periods of Canadian history. At the heart of the story is the figure of Joseph Brant, played by Jack Langedijk. An Iroquois chief of the mid-1700s, he was a powerful figure in the complex native-colonist circle that existed in Canada just prior to the American revolution. When American and Brit ...

Original Airdates1990
TypeTV Movie

Diviners, The

★★★★½

Diviners, The Based on the 1974 Governor General's Award-winning novel, The Diviners brings Margaret Laurence's Manawaka to life. The film follows Morag Gunn from her tough childhood in Manitoba through to middle-age -- all the while showing Morag's search for love. Along the way, we meet various characters from the Manawaka series and catch a glimpse into the many w ...

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Dixieland Jazz

★

This half-hour CBC-TV broadcast was a musical program that starred cornetist Trump Davidson. The same year, Davidson headlined a radio broadcast, on the Trans-Canada network, from Toronto's Palace Pier dance hall.

Original Airdates1954
TypeSeries

Do It For Yourself

★★★★½

Do It For Yourself Do it For Yourself was a half-hour how-to show which featured Mary Bellows doing the fix-it solo and there was also a segment dedicated to plants with Mary along with John Reeves. We produced 278 half hours and the show ran for 3 years on the CBC network. It also aired on the USA network, Lifetime and PBS in the United States. If I so say so myself it w ...

Original Airdates1982-1985
TypeSeries

Doctor's Diary

★★★½

Produced out of CFCF Montreal, Dr. Lawrence McNally would review the symptoms of 1 or 2 patients each show, who would sit in front of him on a spartan set that would make the sets of Videotron 9 and Rogers 10 look like NBC's Rockefeller Center digs. A real doctor, McNally was Director of the ER at Montreal's Lakeshore General Hospital. (Thanks to Way ...

Original Airdates1968-1970
TypeSeries

Doctor, Doctor

★★★★★

Doctor, Doctor was a nationally broadcast half-hour medical digest program in which co-hosts Barbara Constantino and Dr. Art Hister presented the latest in health information and medical advice.

Original Airdates1986-1989
TypeSeries

Document

Document was a series of documentary films that ran on the CBC network on an irregular basis, on different days of the week and in varying time slots. Works by some of the most prominent documentary filmmakers of the period aired on Document.

Original Airdates1962-1969
TypeSeries

Documentary '60

★★★

Documentary '60 succeeded The Candid Eye as a series of twenty-six, half-hour films produced by the National Film Board for the CBC. In part, it continued the work of the earlier program in showing seven of the vivid, yet informal, direct cinema productions overseen by NFB producer Tom Daly. The series also included programs produced by David Bairstow a ...

Original Airdates1959-1960
TypeSeries

Dog City

★★★★★

Dog City Get ready to jump through a few hoops - this is the hot-diggety-dog show to watch. Combining the puppet mastery of Jim Henson Productions with the high-energy cartoon craziness of Nelvana's animation, this series revolves around the tail-wagging adventures of Ace Hart, Private-Eye canine in the dog-eat-dog world of his live-action puppet creator, Eliot ...

AkaJim Henson's Dog City
Original Airdates1992-1994
TypeSeries

Dog House

★★★½

In Dog House, Shelley Peterson starred as single mom Helen Underwood, whose brother-in-law Digby was a police detective who, when killed in the line of duty, had his personality transferred to his police dog partner, a St. Bernard. In his will, Digby left the dog to his nephew, Richie Underwood, Helen's son. The series detailed the wild adventures o ...

Original Airdates1990-1991
TypeSeries

Dollars and Sense

Dollars and Sense was a weekly, half-hour examination dealing with money earners from big business and individual wage earners.

Original Airdates1972-1975
TypeSeries

Don Cherry's Grapevine

★★★★

Don Cherry hosted this own half-hour hockey interview show which originated on CHCH-TV before moving to TSN.

Original Airdates1982-1993
TypeSeries

Don Harron Show, The

★★★★½

Don Harron Show, The Don Harron brought his distinctive touch to the talk-variety format of the old Alan Thicke Show on CTV. Harron hosted his five-day-a-week show for two seasons. Both Canadian and international stars guested on the show- from movie stars to politicians, from artists to scientists, from television celebrities to sports figures. The program also showcase ...

Original Airdates1983-1985
TypeSeries

Don Messer's Jubilee

★★★★½

Don Messer's Jubilee Don Messer's Jubilee appeared on the CBC in the same time slot for virtually an entire decade, and became one of the most beloved programs CBC television has ever produced. It presented a selection of old-time, country, and Maritime-flavoured folk music, and gained the loyalty that characterizes audiences of traditional, country music. After CBC canc ...

AkaJubilee; Don Messer
Original Airdates1959-1973
TypeSeries

Don't Stop Now

★★★★★

Don't Stop Now was a CTV Saturday morning program for children. The show was hosted by 13-year-old Steven Aiken and 11-year-old Susanne McGillivray, who undertook to relate to children primarily from the ages of four to eight. The show depended on input from its viewers, inviting the children at home to be active participants in the show. To achieve thi ...

Original Airdates1986-1988
TypeSeries

Don't Forget Your Passport

★★★★

Don't Forget Your Passport This one-hour adventure travel series explores the most remote destinations on the planet. Various adventurer traveller hosts take viewers from the tropical Amazon rainforests to the majestic iceberg-laden fiords of Greenland. The series could be seen on the Outdoor Life Network in Canada as well as on the Travel Channel in Europe.

Original Airdates1999-2003
TypeSeries

Don't Look Behind You

Don't Look Behind You A man (Patrick Duffy) has to enter the witness protection program after he gives up his former boss, whom he discovers is a druglord, to the FBI. Relocating his wife (Pam Dawber) and kids causes trouble as they are very dissatisfied with their new lives. Unfortunately, the protection plan also doesn't work, as the gang tracks down the family and the man ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country A spin-off from the wildly successful Nintendo video game, this ground-breaking animated series is one of the firsts of its kind, using "motion capture," a system which combines computer technology and live performers to create very cool 3-D animated characters. The show features Donkey Kong, a peace-loving, hugely strong ape with a big heart but a smal ...

Original Airdates1998-2000
TypeSeries

Dooley Gardens

★★★★★

Dooley Gardens Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) and Andy Jones (Codco) co-star in this six-part raucous sitcom set in a dilapidated hockey arena in St. John's, Nfld. Canteen queen Marilyn (Walsh) and rink manager Eddie (Jones) prepare to take over the arena after the death of owner Frank Dooley—until Frank's daughter arrives from Lotusland, armed with vials of ar ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeMiniseries

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