CBC Television Network

World Of Wicks, The

Political cartoonist Ben Wicks would talk about current events, and with black marker in hand, illustrate the stories as he talked.

Written by Joanne Ingrassia - January, 2004


Money Talks

A business information show that ran in the 1970’s, hosted by Raoul Engel.

Written by Joanne Ingrassia - January, 2004



Wild Roses

This weekly drama was set in contemporary Alberta featuring two fictional families

Steve Byers, Gary Hudson, Adam Macdonald

that battled for land, oil and cattle, the Henrys and the McGregors. Billed as "a tale of family loyalties, love, betrayal and alliances", Wild Roses was also about the geography of Southern Alberta and what tied families to the land.


Ron James Show

In April 2009 the CBC announced that its fall schedule would include a half-hour 12-episode series starring comedian Ron James, and featuring sketches, animation and stand-up comedy from the star .   The series debuted on CBC at 8:30pm on Friday September 25th 2009, in the time period vacated by the long-running Royal Canadian Air Farce and season one ended on December 31st 2009.


Being Erica

"If you could do it all over again, what would you change?"                  

                                           Erin Karpluk


Battle of the Blades, The

In April 2009, sports agent Kevin Albrecht and skater/choreographer Sandra Bezic figured that the success of Dancing With the Stars could mean that a similar program set on the ice rather than the dance floor might work equally well. The show they devised was Battle of the Blades, in which eight figure skaters would be teamed with eight hockey players, to dance to choreography by a star-studded group of ice dancing specialists. 


Week The Women Went, The

Debuted Monday January 21, 2008 at 8PM. 

The signs were there......


Test The Nation

Debut: March 18, 2007


Steven and Chris Show, The

Debuted Monday January 14, 2008 at 2PM. 

 After the cancellation of the Gill Deacon Show in 2007, CBC programmers still wanted to feature a daytime lifestyle program targeted at women. This show featured two familiar faces, Steven Sabados and Chris Hyndman from The Designer Guys, a daytime show popular on HGTV in Canada, and 17 countries worldwide.  



Debuted Wednesday January 9, 2008 at 8:30PM. 

This half-hour comedy centered on the story of Sophie Parker, a good-looking,

                            Natalie Brown as Sophie



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