CBC Television Network


Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1973 to 1983

Broadcast Medium: Television

“V.I.P.” stood for “Very Interesting People.” Lorraine Thomson, guest coordinator for Front Page Challenge, corralled the mystery guests for that quiz show and sat down in a minimal set for a more extensive interview. Guests ranged from hockey star Darryl Sittler to former British Prime Minister Edward Heath to former activist Jerry Rubin to Prince Edward Island Premier Alex Campbell. The show’s producers were Don Brown and Ray McConnell.

Host: Lorraine Thomson.

Aired weekly, at various days and times, from March 1973 to Apr 1983.

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002