CBC Television Network

Such Is Life

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1974 to 1975

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday nights, after The National, from October 1974 to March 1975.

This half hour music show, aired in the late-night time slot and repeated during the day, at various times. It was a mix of performance, satire and filmed segments co-ordinated by Ross McLean.

Music was provided by Gene Di Novi, piano, with appearances by Wally Koster, Salome Bey, and two members of Royal Canadian Air Farce, Roger Abbott and Don Ferguso, with the latter pair providing a news satire called the Abbot-Ferguson Report.

The show was produced in Toronto by Bob Gibbons. Bob Binks contributed the filmed features.

Written by John Corcelli – September, 2005