CBC Television Network

Saturday Sports Special

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1978 to 1979

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired weekly, at various times from March 1978 to March, 1979.
CBC Sports needed a weekly time slot to broadcast amateur sports, usually recorded in advance. Highlights for this year included the Canadian National Diving Championships from New Westminster, BC and water polo from the Edmonton Commonwealth Games. This show was renamed Sportsweekend after the first season, and the format was changed to include professional sports and live events.