CBC Television Network

Reach For The Top

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1966 to 2009

Broadcast Medium: Television

A half-hour quiz for high school students, featuring two teams of four students squared off in a tournament of team questions, assigned questions, and the dreaded free-for-all “Snappers” that ended the round.

Host/quizmasters: (Toronto) Warren Davis [1965-1966], Alex Trebek [1966-1973], Jan Tennant [1973-1983], Bob Karstens [1983/84] and Sharon Dunn [1984].

Executive Producer: Sandy Stewart. 
Aired weekly, at various times, from October 1965 to 1984.

The program returned in 2001 on TVO, in Ontario, with Daniel Richler, and ran until 2009, with Nicole Stamp as host.

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002