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1983 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

This is a list of Canadian television related events from 1983.

Events

Date Event
February 1 The first pay television channels launch. They include Movie Central, The Movie Network, Super Écran.
March 23 4th Genie Awards.
April 5 Juno Awards of 1983.
May 29 The Atlantic Satellite Network launches in the Maritime provinces.

Debuts

Show Station Premiere Date
The Joke's on Us Global January 10
Fraggle Rock CBC Television
Guess What CTV
Snow Job February 21

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
V.I.P. CBC Television April 8
Home Fires November 17
The Alan Thicke Show CTV Unknown
Headline Hunters
University of the Air
Read All About It! TVOntario

Television shows

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

TV movies and miniseries

Television stations

Debuts

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
March Regina, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Legislative Network (cable-only) Independent
Unknown Cardston, Alberta CFSO-TV 32 [1]
Chéticamp, Nova Scotia CHNE-TV 36 [2]
High Prairie, Alberta CIRE-TV 12 [3]
Neepawa, Manitoba CH5248 30 Community channel Over-the-air relaunch of NAC TV
Teslin, Yukon CFTS-TV 6 Independent [4]
Valemount, British Columbia CHVC-TV-1 7 [5]

Network affiliation changes

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation References
December 18 Carleton, Quebec CHAU-TV 5 Radio-Canada TVA

See also

References

  1. ^ "CFSO-DT Station History". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "CHME-DT Station History". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "CIRE-DT Station History". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "CFTS-DT Station History". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  5. ^ "CHVC-TV Station History". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
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