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1962 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1962. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches.


Date Event
May 26 Canadian Television Network (CTN) changes its name to CTV.
The first CFL game airs on CTV.
The 1962 Canadian Film Awards.
June 18 Coverage of the 1962 federal election airs on CBC and CTV. This is the first federal election to air on CTV.
December 21 CBKT goes on the air as a CBC affiliate.


Show Station Premiere Date
20/20 CBC Television April 22
Scarlett Hill September 17
Flashback September 23
Music Hop October 1
Network CTV
The Pierre Berton Show Unknown
To Tell the Truth
People in Conflict
Take 30
Ballads and Bards CBC Television

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
Maggie Muggins CBC Television June 27
A Case for the Court Unknown
Club 6
Open House
Cross Canada Barndance CTV
Twenty Questions
West Coast


  • August 29 - Ian James Corlett, voice actor, writer, musician, author and producer
  • September 21 - Mark Holden, actor, writer, producer and voice actor

Television shows



TV movies

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Television stations


Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
January 14 Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec CKRT-TV 7 Radio-Canada
November 1 Terrace, British Columbia CFTK-TV 3 CBC
December 21 Regina, Saskatchewan CBKT 9 CBC

Network affiliation changes

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation References
August 25 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan CHAB-TV 4 CBC CTV

See also


This television-related list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (October 2021)

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