CBC Television Network

Mr. O

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1956 to 1957

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Thursday afternoons in the spring of 1956 and for a full season from October of 1956 to June 1957.

Based on the success of Let’s Make Music, which was geared to kids 8 to 12, this 15 minute program was targeted at younger children between 5 and 8 years of age. The show used stories, songs, and games, such puppet characters as Cellini the cello, Clarence the clarinet, Manley and Whisper, and Mr. O at the piano introducing children to music.

Host: David Ouchterlony [Mr. O]
Producers: Rena Elmer and Bruce Attridge
Character voices: Len Davidson and Pegi Loder
Puppeteers: John and Linda Keogh

Written by John Corcelli – February, 2005