CBC Television Network

Northern Town

Aired Monday nights from July 24 to August 28, 2006.

This half-hour comedy/drama took place in Canada’s North, specifically in the town of Henderson, Yukon.  One night, a meteorite fell across the sky and lands in a frozen lake just outside town.  Brian, a local resident, aw it land and decided that this cosmic event was meant for him. He decided to look for the meteorite and claim ownership. Unfortunately, he wasn’t the only one to see it land and he had to compete with his boss, ex-girlfriend, Japanese tourists and a couple of small-town thieves to find it.

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North/South

Aired July 4 to July 13, 2006

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Intelligence

Aired Tuesday nights at 9PM; Friday nights at 11PM.

This hour-long drama was created by Chris Haddock who was also responsible for Da Vinci’s Inquest, one of the most successful and critically acclaimed dramas on CBC Television. When Da Vinci’s City Hall, the sequel to Inquest, was cancelled, Haddock already had Intelligence on the draft board. It was a gritty and mysterious drama aimed to challenge audiences while entertaining them.

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Hour, The

The Hour, a one-hour late evening show with host George Stroumboulopoulos, debuted on CBC Newsworld in September 2005, moving to the main network in 2006.

 In September 2010 it was reduced to a half-hour program, and retitled George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight (q.v.).

Written by Pip Wedge - March, 2011

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Hockey: A People's History

Aired weekly, on Sunday nights from September 17, 2006 to October 15, 2006.
[Ten episodes; two parts each week]

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Hatching, Matching and Dispatching

When the pilot for this series aired on CBC in January 2005, the results were so satisfactory that the Corporation commissioned a first series of six episodes, which debuted on the network in January 2006.   Mary Walsh (CODCO, This Hour has 22 Minutes)created, co-wrote and starred in the program as Mamie Lou Furey, matriarch of the Fureys,  whose family business handled births (through baby showers), deaths (ambulance and funeral facilities) and marriages (weddings and marital agency services)) in the Newfoundland fishing village of Cat Gut Cove.

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Gill Deacon Show, The

Aired daily, Monday through Friday, at various times.

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Getting Along Famously

A one hour pilot of Getting Along Famously aired on CBC in January 2005, and ratings were sufficiently impressive for the CBC to commission a six-half hour series to debut in January 2006.

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George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

Debuted January 17, 2005 on CBC Newsworld, as The Hour. 

Aired weeknights at 11PM. on the CBC Network, beginning in September 2006.

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Dragon's Den

Debuted October 4, 2006

This weekly hour-long program featured five successful Canadian business people looking to invest in new products. Entrepreneurs appeared in a staged dungeon and pitched the potential investors (Dragons) with their products. The investors interviewed each candidate and decided whether or not to invest their money in the new company. If the investors liked the product they negotiated with the entrepreneurs and made a verbal commitment to do business.

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