CTV Television Network

Grand Old Country

Network: CTV Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1975 to 1981

Broadcast Medium: Television

Another in a succession of country music shows to work well for CTV, Grand Old Country was hosted by Ronnie Prophet, and formed a weekly half-hour setting in which a series of Canadian country singers and musicians could and did strut their stuff to most entertaining effect.

The show made its series debut in the CTV schedule on Thursdays at 7:00pm in September 1975, and in its final year, 1980-81, was retitled The Ronnie Prophet Show. It was produced for CTV at CTO, Toronto. 

Written by Pip Wedge – April, 2002