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1964 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1964. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches, closures and rebrandings.


Date Event
October 4 CBC launches CBNT as its Newfoundland affiliate. CJON-TV a former CBC Newfoundland affiliate joins CTV.
CKCO becomes the second CBC affiliate to join CTV this year.
Long-running documentary series Land and Sea begins airing on CBNT. Later the show launches nationwide.
This Hour Has Seven Days one of the most controversial news shows in CBC history premieres.


Show Station Premiere Date
Let's Go CBC Television July 17
Cariboo Country September 28
Camera West July 1
This Hour Has Seven Days October 4
Butternut Square October 19
Canada 98 November 25

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
A Kin to Win CTV May
Scarlett Hill CBC Television June 8
Mr. Piper
To Tell the Truth CTV July 6


Television shows



TV movies

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Television stations


Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
September 3 Quebec City, Quebec CBVT 11 Radio-Canada (O&O)
October 4 St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador CBNT 8 CBC Television (O&O)

Network affiliation changes

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation Source
September 7 Quebec City, Quebec CFCM-TV 4 Radio-Canada Independent
October 4 Kitchener, Ontario CKCO-TV 13 CBC Television CTV
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador CJON-TV 6

See also

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

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