CBC Television Network

Ed McCurdy / Ed’s Place

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1953 to 1954

Broadcast Medium: Television

Host/singer/performer Ed McCurdy had two series running on CBC television, one for adults and one for children. On the Sunday afternoon show, for grownups, McCurdy was billed simply as “Canada’s popular balladeer.” On the Tuesday and Saturday afternoon broadcasts, aimed at children, McCurdy acted out stories that he illustrated with folk songs and his own compositions.

Aired weekly from January 1953 to April 1954; various times.

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002