CBC Television Network

Maggie Muggins

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1955 to 1962

Broadcast Medium: Television

A 15 minute program for children.

Writer Mary Grannan created Maggie Muggins, a freckle-faced girl in a gingham dress, with her red hair pulled back in two long pigtails. Her stories had been heard on CBC radio and in print for years before Maggie and her friends in the meadow materialized on television in l955.

Principle cast:
As Maggie Muggins: Beth Morris [1955], Deanne Taylor [1956-1959], Mary Long [1959-1962]

As Mr. McGarrity: John Drainie (l955-56), Frank Peddie (l956-59), and Doug Master (l959-62) .

Producers: Dick Knowles and Francis Chapman.

Aired weekly, at various times, from September 1955 to June 1962.

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002