CBC Television Network

Catch a Rising Star

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1976

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Friday nights from May 7 to June 11, 1976.
Tommy Hunter hosted this precursor to Canadian Idol, which was a showcase for up and coming Canadian singers.  To enhance the marquee value of the series established performers also participated, including Juliette, Dinah Christie, Jack Duffy and Billy Van. The program was produced by Randy Markowitz.

Written by John Corcelli – August, 2005