CBC Television Network


Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1979 to 1980

Broadcast Medium: Television

A thirteen week series of one hour documentaries, produced and directed by John McGreevy for Nielsen-Ferns. Each program featured an international celebrity who led viewers around a city that was his or her favourite home, or a place with which he or she had a significant connection. Glenn Gould hosted the program in Toronto, while Peter Ustinov showed viewers Leningrad, Elie Wiesell presented Jerusalem, George Plimpton was the host for New York City, and Mai Zetterling prepared a film on Stockholm.

Aired Thursdays 9:30-10:30 p.m., from September to November 1979; then Sundays
10:00-11:00 p.m., April to June 1980.

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002