CBC Television Network

Bette Show, The

Aired weekly from March 1, 1999 to March 31, 2000

This half-hour comedy series was named after Bette MacDonald, actress and comedienne, who played multiple roles on every show. Her co-stars were Ed Macdonald and Tim Steeves. MacDonald started as a stand up comedienne in Atlantic Canada and this show was modeled after her stage performances. In 2002, she starred in another short-lived comedy series for CBC called Rideau Hall, where she played a rather quirky Governor General.

Written by John Corcelli - April, 2006

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Amigo and Me

Broadcast debut: October 5, 1999

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Twitch City

A comedy/satire about the preferred 'shut-in' life of Curtis and his peculiar friends.

Directed by Bruce MacDonald. Principal Cast: Don McKeller, Molly Parker, Daniel MacIvor, Callum Keith Rennie, Bruce McCulloch and Mark McKinney.

Aired weekly from 1998 to 2000. Limited series.

Written by John Corcelli - April, 2002

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Sketchcom

Aired weekly from October 5, 1998 to February 2, 1999

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Rolie Polie Olie

Aired weekday mornings, at various times, from October 4, 1998 to April 24, 2000. [Repeated]

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Made in Canada

Although it dealt with a lot of the inside workings of Canadian television, Made in Canada's very funny scripts and first-class acting made it a highly-popular half-hour series for CBC. Five seasons, totalling 65 episodes, were produced and broadcast between October 5th 1998 and June 20th 2003.

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Emily of New Moon

46 Episodes of this one-hour series aired on Sunday nights from January 4, 1998 to January 10, 2001

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Daily Tips for Modern Living

Aired weekly from March 2, 1998 to April 6, 1998.

This half hour comedy series featured Greg Thomey as small-town talk show host Ernie Post. Along with his sidekick, Charles the Chef (Richard Donat), Ernie welcomed guests to explore a number of themes that affected people's daily lives. He also dispensed useful tips in a collection of self-directed, dramatized, how-to vignettes. Salter Street Films produced the series in association with the CBC.

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Da Vinci's Inquest

Set in Vancouver, Da Vince's Inquest was a one-hour series that ran on the CBC for 91 episodes between 1998 and 2005. It depicted the exploits of Dominic Da Vinci,  a crusading coroner, whose character was based on that of real-life Vancouver coroner Larry Campbell.  

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Skinnamarink TV

Aired twice a week at various times, from October 1, 1997 to November 23, 1999

This half-hour children’s program featured Sharon, Lois & Bram; three of the most popular kids performers in Canada. It was set at a fictional television station operated by the threesome and their friends, Ella the Elephant and CC Copy Cat. It was a mix of songs and educational comedy skits. The show was a co-production between CBC and Elephant Entertainment. It also aired on The Learning Channel in Canada and in the United States.

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