CBC English Radio Programming through the years

Canadian programs on CBC English Radio since its inception (by year or decade of launch)

(N.B. While this list is extensive, it is not necessarily comprehensive. We are grateful to the sources listed below, whose assistance has been invaluable, but we welcome additions both to the list and to the program details section, and corrections where necessary.)

Click on program title for details (additional profiles are added as they become available)

 

1935

Atlantic Nocturne
Forgotten Footsteps
Sweet and Low
Woodhouse and Hawkins

 

 

1936

Saturday Night Hockey
Youngbloods of Beaver Bend, The

 

 

1939

Don Messer and the Islanders

 

 

1940

John and Judy

 

 

1941

Share The Wealth

 

 

1943

Leicester Square to Broadway

 

 

1944

Stage '45 ('46, etc)

 

 

1945

Small Types Club

 

 

1946

Rawhide

 

 

1948

Burns Chuckwagon

 

 

1949

Brave Voyage

 

 

1950

Ford Theatre

 

 

1956

Assignment

 

 

1960

Off The Record

 

 

1961

Sunday Morning Magazine

 

 

1962

Max Ferguson Show, The
Symphony Hall

 

 

1965

CBC Tuesday Night
CBC Vancouver Chamber Orchestra
Ideas
Music of Today

 

 

1966

CBC Winnipeg Orchestra
Cross-Country Check-Up

 

 

1968

As It Happens

 

 

1969

Sunday Magazine

 

 

1970

Audience
Choral Concert
Fresh Air

 

 

1971

This Country In The Morning

 

 

1972

Eclectic Circus
Entertainers, The
Gilmour's Albums

 

 

1973

Music Alive

 

 

1974

Great Canadian Gold Rush, The
Touch The Earth

 

 

1975

Royal Canadian Air Farce

 

 

1976

Arts National
Mostly Music
Ninety Minutes With a Bullet
Quirks and Quarks
Sunday Morning

 

 

1977

Don Harron's Morningside

 

 

1978

Two New Hours

 

 

1980

Jazzland
Nightfall
Transcontinental, The

 

 

1982

Morningside
Saturday Afternoon at the Opera

 

 

1983

Basic Black
Radio Show, The

 

 

1984

Brave New Waves

 

 

1985

Finkleman's 45s
Gabereau
RSVP

 

 

1986

DiscDrive

 

 

1987

Double Exposure
Saturday Night Blues

 

 

1988

Arts Tonight, The

 

 

1990

Take Five
This Morning
Vinyl Cafe, The

 

 

1993

After Hours
Roots and Wings

 

 

1994

Sound Advice
Tapestry

 

 

1995

Global Village

 

 

1996

As You Like It

 

 

1997

RadioSonic

 

 

1998

Music & Company
Music For a While

 

 

2000

Current, The
I Hear Music
Sunday Edition

 

 

2002

Go

 

 

2004

Studio Sparks

 

 

2005

Freestyle
National Playlist

 

 

2007

Signal, The
Tonic

 

SOURCES:

  • CBC Radio Archives
  • CBC Audience Relations
  • CBC Producers

Compiled by John Corcelli

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