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1985 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

This is a list of Canadian television related events from 1985.


Date Event
March 5 6th Genie Awards.
The final episode of the children's series The Friendly Giant airs on CBC Television. The show broadcast for more than 26 years and over 3000 episodes.
October 21 Children's animated television series The Raccoons airs on CBC Television.
November 4 Juno Awards of 1986.
December 5 The first Anne of Green Gables movie airs on CBC Television. The movie draws big ratings.


Show Station Premiere Date
Venture CBC Television January 7
Fred Penner's Place
Check it Out! CTV
Night Heat January 31
Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends Knowledge Network September 13
The Raccoons CBC Television October 21

Ending this year

Show Station Cancelled
Reach for the Top CBC Television March 7
The Friendly Giant
The Mad Dash CTV
Snow Job
The Littlest Hobo
Bizarre September 10
Smith & Smith CHCH Unknown

Television shows





TV movies

  • The Boy Next Door
  • Charlie Grant's War
  • The Exile
  • The Front Line
  • Tools of the Devil
  • Where the Heart Is

See also

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