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Debuted October 9, 2006

This half-hour comedy was an English version of a French program, popular in Quebec. It was the story of a journalist and a former sports writer who worked for a third-rate Toronto lifestyle magazine. Moses Znaimer and Jocelyn Deschênes created the show, which was a production of Sphere Media/MZTV in association with the CBC.

Nine episodes aired in 2006, and the remaining eleven in 2007.  The series was not renewed.



October 1970

Aired weekly from October 12, 2006 to November 30, 2006


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.



Aired July 4 to July 13, 2006



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.


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


Hockey: A People's History

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


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.


Gill Deacon Show, The

Aired daily, Monday through Friday, at various times.


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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