CBC Television Network

Moment of Truth

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1964 to 1965

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Monday to Friday, at various times, from December 1964 to September 1965.

With the rise in popularity of American soap operas, aka daytime dramas, the CBC produced one of its own in the mid-1960s. This was a daily serial drama, produced by John Trent, and was sold to NBC television in the United States.

The show revolved around the trials and tribulations of the Wallace family, who lived in a college town. The lead character, Dr. Robert Wallace, was a clinical psychologist who taught at the local university in addition to having his own private practice. At one point the show boasted 60 different characters in a typical week.

Principal Cast:

Douglas Watson as Dr. Robert Wallace

Louise King as Nancy Wallace

Michael Dodds as Johnny Wallace

Barbara Pierce as Sheila Wallace

Anna Hagan as Linda Harris

Toby Tarnow as Carol Williams

Cec Linder as Dean Hogarth

Peter Donat as Dr. Vincent Conway

Robert Goodier as Walter Leeds

Chris Wiggins as Dexter Elliot

Contributing writer: Clare Kennedy

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005