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1977 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1977. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches.

Events

Date Event
March 16 Juno Awards of 1977.
March 20-21 Converging Lines, a two-part CBC television documentary presenting the Jewish and Islamic faiths.
October 18 CBC Television airs complete House of Commons deliberations for the first time.
November 20 The 28th Canadian Film Awards air on CBC Television.
December 4 Nelvana's very first animated special A Cosmic Christmas begins on CBC Television.
One of The Jim Henson Company's well known and renowned TV specials Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas begins on CBC Television as the very first country to broadcast it. The special will begin airing in the US the next year on HBO on December 17 1978 and on HBO once again and then on ABC in 1980.

Debuts

Show Station Premiere Date
Crosspoint CBC Television January 2
Krazy House January 12
Search and Rescue CTV June 15
100 Huntley Street Global
The Magic Lie CBC Television
Beyond Reason June 27
Canadian Express September 22
Passe-Partout Radio Québec November 14
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas CBC Television December 4
A Cosmic Christmas

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
Bluff CBC Television April 27
Crosspoint June 26
Howie Meeker's Hockey School Unknown
The Pig and Whistle CTV

Television shows

1950s

1960s

1970s

TV movies

Television stations

Debuts

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
November 5 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario CHBX-TV 2 CTV [1]
August 15 Hull, Quebec
(Ottawa, Ontario)
CIVO-TV 30 Télé-Québec [2]

Closures

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes
March 30 Hull, Quebec CFVO-TV 30 TVA [3]

See also

References

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


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