CTV Television Programming through the years

Canadian programs on CTV Television since its inception (by year 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)

 

Program Title

 

1961

Cross Canada Barndance
Showdown
Take a Chance
Telepoll
Twenty Questions
West Coast

 

1962

CTV National News
Here’s Looking At You
Johnny Jellybean
Kin to Win, A
Line 'Em Up
Network
People In Conflict
Pierre Berton Hour
To Tell the Truth

 

1963

Bet Your Bottom Dollar
Jerry Lester Show
Let’s Sing Out
Platform
Think of a Word

 

1964

Country Music Hall
Double Your Money
It’s Your Move

 

1965

A Go Go '66
BA Musical Showcase
Fractured Phrases

 

1966

A Singin’
After Four
Brand New Scene
Bright and Early
It's Happening
Magistrate’s Court
Mr. and Mrs.
Romper Room
Spectrum
Sports Hot Seat
This Land Is People
University of the Air
W5
Words and Music

 

1967

Buddies
Canada 101
Pig and Whistle
Question Period

 

1968

Doctor's Diary
Perry's Probe
River Inn
Uncle Bobby
Untamed World

 

1969

Diamond Lil’s
Le Caf' Conc'
Our World

 

1970

Barbara McNair Show, The
Beat The Clock
Famous Jury Trials
Here Come The Seventies
Marc's Music Shop
Nashville North
Piccadilly Presents
Ray Stevens Show, The
Sports Beat
Trouble With Tracy, The
University Challenge
Wild Whirl of Fashion

 

1971

All About Faces
Anything You Can Do
Ian Tyson Show
Kareen's Yoga
Mantrap
Rollin' On The River/Rollin'
Story Theatre

 

1972

Amazing World of Kreskin, The
Canada AM
Eye Bet
George
Half the George Kirby Comedy Hour
Headline Hunters
Little People
Police Surgeon
Puppet People
Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, The
Waterville Gang
What's The Good Word?

 

1973

Fantastica
Pay Cards
Shake, Rock and Roll
Starlost
Target: The Impossible

 

1974

Banjo Parlor
Definition
Excuse My French
Funny Farm
He Knows, She Knows
Hudson Brothers, The
John Allan Cameron
Maclear
Oom Pah Pah
Swiss Family Robinson

 

1975

Bobby Vinton Show, The
Celebrity Dominoes
Grand Old Country
Kidstuff
Oscar Peterson
Sing a Song

 

1976

Alan Hamel Show
David Steinberg Show, The
First Impressions
Julie
Last Of The Wild
Let’s Go
Pots & Pans
Stars On Ice

 

1977

Art of Cooking
CTV Reports
Joyce Davidson
New Avengers
Search and Rescue
Untamed Frontier

 

1978

Circus
Downright Disco
Flim Flam
Live It Up
Mad Dash
Patsy Gallant Show
Rolf Harris Show
What’s Cooking

 

1979

Littlest Hobo
Shape of Things to Come
Whatever Turns You On
You Tell Us

 

1980

Alan Thicke Show, The
Big City Comedy
Bizarre
Ronnie Prophet Show

 

1981

Fast Company
Honky Tonk
Prime Cuts
Story Time
Super Pay Cards
Thrill of a Lifetime

 

1982

Claim To Fame
New Wilderness
You Can’t Do That On Television

 

1983

Don Harron Show, The
Guess What?
Just Kidding

 

1985

Check It Out
Fashion Television
Lifetime
Paul Hann And Friends

 

1986

Campbells, The
Don't Stop Now
Lorne Green's New Wilderness
Night Heat
Pet Peeves

 

1987

Extra, Extra
Hot Shots
Last Frontier
Rockets, The

 

1988

5-4-3-2-RUN
Katts And Dog
Learning The Ropes
Mount Royal
My Secret Identity
Puttnam’s Prairie Emporium
Strictly Confidential

 

1989

Bordertown
Secret Lives
Shirley Show, The

 

1990

E.N.G.
Neon Rider
OWL TV
Wonder Why

 

1991

Counterstrike

 

1992

Matrix

 

1994

Due South
Lonesome Dove: The Series/The Outlaw Years
Tekwar

 

1995

Bigshots
Game Nation
HOMEstyle
Leaps And Bounds
Taking The Falls
YTV News

 

1996

F/X: The Series
Giggle Gang, The
Right In Your Own Backyard

 

1997

Canadian Living TV
Dini
Double Exposure
Earth: Final Conflict
John Woo's Once a Thief
Maclean's TV
Mighty Jungle
Nikita
Story Tellers
Vicki Gabereau Live

 

1998

Acorn The Nature Nut
Cold Squad
First Story
House and Home
Mason Lee On the Edge
Open Mike with Mike Bullard
Poetree and Friends
Power Play

 

1999

Birdz
City, The
Katie and Orbie
Kevin Spencer
Little Men
Mythic Warriors
Twice In a Lifetime

 

2000

Comedy Now
Good Morning Canada

 

2001

Associates, The
Committed
Degrassi: The Next Generation
Mysterious Ways
Sex Files
Sonic Temple

 

2002

Daily Planet
Eleventh Hour, The
ETalk
Holmes Show, The
Just For Laughs Gags
Sausage Factory

 

2003

Balance - Television For Living Well
Canadian Idol
Comedy Inc.
Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye

 

2004

Corner Gas
Instant Star

 

2005

Alice, I Think
eTalk Playlist
Jeff Ltd.
Robson Arms

 

2006

Whistler

 

2008

Flashpoint
Listener, The
So You Think You Can Dance Canada

 

2009

Defying Gravity
Peak Season
Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...

 

2010

Bridge, The
Dan for Mayor
Hiccups
Marilyn Denis Show, The

 

2011

Borgias, The
Saving Hope

 

2012

Satisfaction

 

2013

Amazing Race Canada
Masterchef Canada
Motive
Played
Social, The

 

2015

Dream Funded: Let the Crowd Decide

SOURCES:

  • TV North - by Peter Kenter and Martin Levin 
            - Publisher - Whitecap Books IBSN 1-55285-145-X
  • CTV - The Television Wars - by Susan Gittins 
            - Publisher - Stoddart IBSN 0-7737-3125-3 (hard cover) 0-7737-6125-X (paperback)
  • CTV- The Network That Means Business - by Michael Nolan 
            - Publisher - University of Alberta Press IBSN 0-88864-385-3 (hard cover) 0-88864-384-5 (paperback)
  • The Microphone Wars - By Knowlton Nash 
            - Publisher - 1994 McClelland Stewart Inc. ISBN O-7710-6712-7

Compiled by Pip Wedge

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