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1974 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1974. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches.

Events

Date Event
January 26 CIII-TV signs on the air, it is known as the Global Television Network. The network has six transmitters in Southern Ontario.
March 3 The National Dream an 8 part mini-series begins airing on CBC.
March 25 Juno Awards of 1974.
July 8 Coverage of the 1974 federal election airs live on all the main networks.
December 9 CBC Begins using their famous exploding pizza logo
Unknown Montreal, Quebec based animation studio CinéGroupe is founded and later launched. The company was best known for making various franchises shown on many networks in the U.S. such as Tripping the Rift (Sci-Fi Channel), Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (PBS), The Kids from Room 402 (Fox Family) and the direct to video film Heavy Metal 2000, a sequel to the hit animated film Heavy Metal (for Columbia TriStar Home Video).

Debuts

Show Station Premiere Date
Definition CTV January 6
Excuse My French
House of Pride CBC Television
Ombudsman
The National Dream March 3
Swiss Family Robinson CTV September 12
Funny Farm
Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins CBC Television September 23
Adrienne at Large CTV September 26
Any Woman Can October 7
Barbara Frum CBC Television

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
The National Dream CBC Television April 28
Audubon Wildlife Theatre June
Anything You Can Do CTV Television Network September
The Collaborators CBC Television December
Drop-In Unknown
Singalong Jubilee
Dr. Simon Locke CTV Television Network
Eye Bet

Television shows

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1960s

1970s

TV movies

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Television stations

Debuts

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
January 6 Paris/Toronto, Ontario CKGN-TV[1] 22 Global Broadcast over six transmitters to cover most of southern Ontario
September 1 Edmonton, Alberta CITV-TV 13 Independent [2]
Hull, Quebec/Ottawa, Ontario CFVO-TV 30 TVA [3] Shut down March 30 1977.
September 19 Sherbrooke, Quebec CKSH-TV 9 Radio-Canada [4]

See also

References

  1. ^ “CIII-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  2. ^ “CITV-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  3. ^ “CFVO-DT Station History”[permanent dead link]. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  4. ^ “CKSH-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.


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