CBC Television Network

Sunshine Hour, The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1976

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Friday nights during the summer of 1976.

This one hour musical variety show was produced in Halifax. It replaced The Tommy Hunter show for nine weeks.

The program featured a mix of music and comedy, with a short concert segment included. The stars of the show were Tom Gallant, Gloria Kaye and Jim Bennet. Comedy was provided by Second City alumnae Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy and Joe Flaherty. The concert performances included guests David Michaels, Debbie Lori Kaye, Mary Ann McDonald, and Marg Osburne. Paul Mason directed the band, the head writer was Chuck Weir, the producer and director was Jack O’Neil, and Ted Regan was the executive producer .

Written by John Corcelli – September, 2005