Broadcast Run: 1966 to 1977
Broadcast Medium: Television
In their TV soap opera Rue des pignons, Louis Morisset and Mia Riddez depicted the lives of a Montreal family living in a working class neighbourhood.
From 1966 (first broadcast on September 6, 1966) to 1977, Radio-Canada aired 414 episodes of Rue des pignons, one of the most popular series in the history of Quebec television.
This TV soap opera, directed by Louis Bédard, Bruno Paradis and Yvon Trudel, starred an array of well-known actors, among them Jean Duceppe, Rolland Bédard, Rolland D’Amour, Mia Riddez, Huguette Oligny, Robert Rivard, Bertrand Gagnon, Roland Chenail and Réjean Lefrançois.
Written by Yvon Chouinard – February, 2006