CTV Television Programming through the years

Canadian programs on CTV Television since its inception (by year of launch)

(N.B. While this list is extensive, it is not necessarily comprehensive. We are grateful to the sources listed below, whose assistance has been invaluable, but we welcome additions both to the list and to the program details section, and corrections where necessary.)

Click on program title for details (additional profiles are added as they become available)

Program Title
1961Cross Canada Barndance
Take a Chance
Twenty Questions
West Coast
1962CTV National News
Hereís Looking At You
Johnny Jellybean
Kin to Win, A
Line 'Em Up
People In Conflict
Pierre Berton Hour
To Tell the Truth
1963Bet Your Bottom Dollar
Jerry Lester Show
Letís Sing Out
Think of a Word
1964Country Music Hall
Double Your Money
Itís Your Move
1965A Go Go '66
BA Musical Showcase
Fractured Phrases
1966A Singiní
After Four
Brand New Scene
Bright and Early
It's Happening
Magistrateís Court
Mr. and Mrs.
Romper Room
Sports Hot Seat
This Land Is People
University of the Air
Words and Music
Canada 101
Pig and Whistle
Question Period
1968Doctor's Diary
Perry's Probe
River Inn
Uncle Bobby
Untamed World
1969Diamond Lilís
Le Caf' Conc'
Our World
1970Barbara McNair Show, The
Beat The Clock
Famous Jury Trials
Here Come The Seventies
Marc's Music Shop
Nashville North
Piccadilly Presents
Ray Stevens Show, The
Sports Beat
Trouble With Tracy, The
University Challenge
Wild Whirl of Fashion
1971All About Faces
Anything You Can Do
Ian Tyson Show
Kareen's Yoga
Rollin' On The River/Rollin'
Story Theatre
1972Amazing World of Kreskin, The
Canada AM
Eye Bet
Half the George Kirby Comedy Hour
Headline Hunters
Little People
Police Surgeon
Puppet People
Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour, The
Waterville Gang
What's The Good Word?
Pay Cards
Shake, Rock and Roll
Target: The Impossible
1974Banjo Parlor
Excuse My French
Funny Farm
He Knows, She Knows
Hudson Brothers, The
John Allan Cameron
Oom Pah Pah
Swiss Family Robinson
1975Bobby Vinton Show, The
Celebrity Dominoes
Celebrity Dominoes
Grand Old Country
Oscar Peterson
Sing a Song
1976Alan Hamel Show
David Steinberg Show, The
First Impressions
Last Of The Wild
Letís Go
Pots & Pans
Stars On Ice
1977Art of Cooking
CTV Reports
Joyce Davidson
New Avengers
Search and Rescue
Untamed Frontier
Downright Disco
Flim Flam
Live It Up
Mad Dash
Patsy Gallant Show
Rolf Harris Show
Whatís Cooking
1979Littlest Hobo
Shape of Things to Come
Whatever Turns You On
You Tell Us
1980Alan Thicke Show, The
Big City Comedy
Ronnie Prophet Show
1981Fast Company
Honky Tonk
Prime Cuts
Story Time
Super Pay Cards
Thrill of a Lifetime
1982Claim To Fame
New Wilderness
You Canít Do That On Television
1983Don Harron Show, The
Guess What?
Just Kidding
1985Check It Out
Fashion Television
Paul Hann And Friends
1986Campbells, The
Don't Stop Now
Lorne Green's New Wilderness
Night Heat
Pet Peeves
1987Extra, Extra
Hot Shots
Last Frontier
Rockets, The
Katts And Dog
Learning The Ropes
Mount Royal
My Secret Identity
Puttnamís Prairie Emporium
Strictly Confidential
Secret Lives
Shirley Show, The
Neon Rider
Wonder Why
1994Due South
Lonesome Dove: The Series/The Outlaw Years
Game Nation
Leaps And Bounds
Taking The Falls
YTV News
1996F/X: The Series
Giggle Gang, The
Right In Your Own Backyard
1997Canadian Living TV
Double Exposure
Earth: Final Conflict
John Woo's Once a Thief
Maclean's TV
Mighty Jungle
Story Tellers
Vicki Gabereau Live
1998Acorn The Nature Nut
Cold Squad
First Story
House and Home
Mason Lee On the Edge
Open Mike with Mike Bullard
Poetree and Friends
Power Play
City, The
Katie and Orbie
Kevin Spencer
Little Men
Mythic Warriors
Twice In a Lifetime
2000Comedy Now
Good Morning Canada
2001Associates, The
Degrassi: The Next Generation
Mysterious Ways
Sex Files
Sonic Temple
2002Daily Planet
Eleventh Hour, The
Holmes Show, The
Just For Laughs Gags
Sausage Factory
2003Balance - Television For Living Well
Canadian Idol
Comedy Inc.
Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye
2004Corner Gas
Instant Star
2005Alice, I Think
eTalk Playlist
Jeff Ltd.
Robson Arms
Listener, The
So You Think You Can Dance Canada
2009Defying Gravity
Peak Season
Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...
2010Bridge, The
Dan for Mayor
Marilyn Denis Show, The
2011Borgias, The
Saving Hope
2013Amazing Race Canada
Masterchef Canada
Social, The
2015Dream Funded: Let the Crowd Decide
2016Your Morning


  • TV North - by Peter Kenter and Martin Levin
            - Publisher - Whitecap Books IBSN 1-55285-145-X
  • CTV - The Television Wars - by Susan Gittins
            - Publisher - Stoddart IBSN 0-7737-3125-3 (hard cover) 0-7737-6125-X (paperback)
  • CTV- The Network That Means Business - by Michael Nolan
            - Publisher - University of Alberta Press IBSN 0-88864-385-3 (hard cover) 0-88864-384-5 (paperback)
  • The Microphone Wars - By Knowlton Nash
            - Publisher - 1994 McClelland Stewart Inc. ISBN O-7710-6712-7

Compiled by Pip Wedge

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