CBC Television Network


Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1954 to 1955

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired at various times in the evening slot, from May 1954 to July 1955.

Elaine Grand hosted this program that focused on issues important to women.
Her success on the public affairs show, Tabloid, gave her the chance to host her own program.  While the bulk of the show dealt with domestic issues typical of the 1950s, the show also explored adoption, raising teenagers and health care for the elderly. Grand went on to work for the BBC.

Contributors: John Hall on design, Iona Monahan on fashion, Dr. S.R. Laycock on children and family guidance, Lois Lister on gardening, Eristella Langdon on cooking, and Peter Whittall on handicrafts. Whittall also hosted his own program Mr. Fixit on television and was a regular contributor to Assignment on CBC radio.

Producer: Ross McLean

Written by John Corcelli – February, 2005