Network: CBC Television Network
Broadcast Run: 2002 to 2006
Broadcast Medium: Television
Online and late night: they were the two aspects of the entity that was ZeD. In its late-night incarnation, host Sharon Lewis “probed light and original live music, dance and spoken word performances by groundbreaking artists; frontline indie-culture reportage by a crew of cross-Canada video correspondents; intimate chats with culture creators who were making a stir; and innovative short film, video, animation, music, spoken-word,and visual art pieces from around the world.” [from cbc.ca/zed]
Airing nightly from Vancouver at 11:35pm, the program debuted in March of 2002. It was a program designed to involve the viewer and on-line participants in a creative and unique way. The series, which was reduced to three nights per week in 2005, was cancelled in 2006.
Written by John Corcelli – February, 2004