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To Serve and Protect

To Serve and Protect was a three-part CBC mini-series which tells about the experiences of a rookie second generation cop (Geraint Wyn Davies), both professional and personal.

Original Airdates1986
TypeMiniseries

To Serve and Protect

★★★★½

To Serve and Protect Since it's debut in 1992 on KVOS, This compelling series spotlights the efforts of national and local members of law enforcement in major cities in Canada as well as Hong Kong, Las Vegas and Memphis. Each episode offers viewers a brutally realistic portrayal of both fighting crime and keeping the peace. Viewers are taken on a journey with local police a ...

Original Airdates1992-
TypeSeries

To Tell the Truth

★★★★★

To Tell the Truth To Tell The Truth debuted on CTV on March 26, 1962. It was a debut with a difference, for this entertaining half-hour program (created by the phenomenally successful team of Goodson-Todman) had been delighting U.S. audiences for years in its original version. Each week a panel of Bob Hall (Monty's brother), Stan Helleur, Toby Tarnow and Dorothy Came ...

Original Airdates1962-1964
TypeSeries

To the Wild Country

★★★★★

To the Wild Country featured John and Janet Foster, wilderness and wildlife photographers, as they explored Canada's untamed land, its wildlife and ecology, and its incredible beauty. CBC presented To the Wild Country as special, one hour programs during the winter and spring from 1972 to 1975.

Original Airdates1972-1975
TypeSeries

Toby

Toby was fifteen year old Toby Mitchell. She lived with her parents, Leonard and Jennifer Mitchell, and her precocious younger brother, Mark. The wrinkle to the show was her friend, Jean-Jacques "J.J." Roberge, a Francophone exchange student.

Original Airdates1968-1969
TypeSeries

Toby McTeague

★★★★★

Toby McTeague Toby McTeague was a critically-acclaimed adventure/drama about a struggling father-son relationship set in the Lac St. Jean region of Quebec. Winston Rekert is Tom McTeague, a young, recently-widowed father of two boys, who earns his living as a bush pilot and races champion huskies in a small northern community where annual dog sled races carry high ...

Original Airdates1987
TypeTV Movie

Today From...

An afternoon interview, current affairs, and variety broadcast on CBC, Today From... originated in a different region each weekday and collected materials from local stations. Monday programs were from the Atlantic provinces, Tuesdays from Quebec, Wednesdays from Ontario. Thursdays from the Prairie provinces, Fridays from the Pacific region.

Original Airdates1979-1980
TypeSeries

Today's Special

★★★★½

Today's Special Each night in a major city, Sam the Security Guard locks the closed department store and joins Jodie in the Children's department as she brings a special mannequin with her even as she prepares to work on a display for the next day. With some magic words, the magic hat it wears brings it to life and becomes Jeff. Together with Muffy the Mouse, this gang ...

Original Airdates1981-1987
TypeSeries

Today's Special: Live on Stage

In this special presentation, Jodie, Muffy and Sam are getting ready to go to the theatre for their live performance. But because Jeff's magic hat won't work outside the store, he can't go. But does that stop him? Oh no, not this time. He decides to take a chance and hides himself in the costume box before it's loaded on the truck and sent to the theatr ...

Original Airdates1981
TypeSpecial

Toes in Tempo

CBC-Winnipeg produced Toes In Tempo, designed to encourage interest and appreciation of ballet among children. The series was produced by Ernest Mutimer, with choreography by Mirielle Grandpierre, and original music composed and conducted by Bob McMullin. The programs featured the company of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and included excerpts from popular ...

Original Airdates1957-1958
TypeSeries

Tom Green Show, The

★★

Tom Green Show, The Tom Green originally had a show on Ottawa's Rogers Cable back in 1994. The Rogers show ended its run in 1996 after 50 one-hour episodes. (Highlights from these shows were edited together, and made "best of" episodes that aired on Toronto's Rogers Cable from 1997-1998) Shortly after the program ended it's local production in Ottawa in 1996, a pilot wa ...

Original Airdates1994-1999
TypeSeries

Tom Owen's Show

This half-hour of country music starred Tom Owen, and was produced in Windsor. It aired for about a month on CBC.

Original Airdates1977
TypeSeries

Tommy Ambrose Show, The

Tommy Ambrose Show, The One of Canada's most versatile popular singers and songwriters, Tommy Ambrose starred in his own half-hour show of music, variety, dance, and comedy. In addition to Ambrose and his guests the program featured an eight voice chorus, and a twenty-five piece orchestra conducted by Lucio Agostini. During the summer of 1962, the CBC presented a dozen repe ...

AkaThe Best of Tommy Ambrose
Original Airdates1961-1963
TypeSeries

Tommy Banks Show, The

★★

Award-winning pianist, composer, arranger and conductor (and now Canadian Senator) Tommy Banks fronted this musical variety and interview show from Edmonton. It aired locally for a few seasons before being broadcast on the full CBC network from 1971 to 1974. Tommy moved over to CITV in Edmonton where a series was syndicated from 1974 to 1976. By then it ...

Original Airdates1968-1976
TypeSeries

Tommy Hunter Show, The

★★★★

Tommy Hunter Show, The Over its 27-year run on CBC, The Tommy Hunter Show was noted for nurturing Canadian country music, which it showcased alongside big-name American country stars. Hunter wanted to break with the hokey, country-hick feel characterized by shows like Hee Haw, though, and tried to present country music as "respectable". The result was a program that some labe ...

AkaTommy Hunter Country
Original Airdates1965-1992
TypeSeries

Tommy Makem and Ryan's Fancy

★★★★

The Tommy Makem and Ryan's Fancy series was produced for syndication at CHCH-TV by Manny Pittson for 3 seasons beginning in 1973. The half-hour programs were filmed live from the Irish Canadian Club of Hamilton. Producer: Manny Pittson Musical Director: Fred McKenna

Original Airdates1973-1976
TypeSeries

Tommy Tompkins' Wildlife Country

★★★★

Tommy Tompkins' Wildlife Country was a series of 13 half-hour films which documented the travels of outdoors expert and conservationist Tommy Tompkins. The series aired in early 1971, following the success of the single, special broadcast, Tommy Tompkins - Bushman, which was broadcast in 1970. The programs concerned animal life in remote reaches of Brit ...

AkaTommy Tompkins - Bushman
Original Airdates1970-1971
TypeSeries

Tomorrow Now

★★★★★

Tomorrow Now was a half-hour CBC program, featuring Warren Davis and Mavis Kerr, with discussions of the practical applications of scientific knowledge.

Original Airdates1973-1974
TypeSeries

Total Recall 2070

Total Recall 2070 Detective David Hume and his android partner Ian Farve investigate crimes in the year 2070. The series premiered in Canada on the ON TV channel and was shown in the US later that year on the Showtime cable channel. A one-hour pilot movie also aired earlier in the year.

Original Airdates1999
TypeSeries

Tough Stuff

Tough Stuff explores the lives of individuals who suffer, cope and survive, day by day. Their courage and tenacity are almost unimaginable. These unsung heroes live with life threatening illnesses and serious disabilities; they bravely accept their fates, whether it be life, death, or merely another day on this earth surrounded by the people they love ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeMiniseries

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