Variety shows (Television programs)--Canada

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The Wolfman Jack Show [television series]

The U.S. disk jockey Wolfman Jack came to the greater public's attention in the 1973 film American Graffiti and as the announcer for the television rock concert series, The Midnight Special. His Howl Productions co-produced The Wolfman Jack Show with the CBC in Vancouver. The producers booked foreign performers as well as Canadian musical artists, such as the Stampeders and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, and was intended to give Canadian artists an avenue into an international market. The program also featured regular performances by the Famous People Players, and comedy with Danny Wells, Peter Cullen, and Sally Sales.

Original air dates: Tue 7:30-8:00 p.m., 5 Oct 1976-13 Sep 1977

Wolfman Jack

The Blues

Original broadcast on December 28, 1966 was 90 min. in length. This version is only 60 min. Guests featured in this six-part series included Muddy Waters, Brownie McGee, Sonny Terry, Otis Spahn and Willie Dixon.

Ryan's Fancy

Item is a recording of the Ryan's Fancy from the Canadian Express series.

Opening graphics

Item is a recording of the opening graphics for the Canadian Express series.

Dinah Christie / Superspecials

An episode of the CBC variety television program "Superspecials" that showcased many of Canada's international and up-and-coming stars, featuring singer and comedian Dinah Christie.

Buffy Ste. Marie / Superspecials

An episode of the CBC variety television program "Superspecials" that showcased many of Canada's international and up-and-coming stars, featuring singer Buffy Ste. Marie.

Points east, points west [television program]

Television series that aired from May-October 1976, featuring musical variety productions from CBC centres outside Toronto, two each from Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax, Edmonton, and St. John's. The programs were pilots for future CBC productions and featured local talents from each of the regions.

Superspecials [television series]

A recurring special weekend broadcast that showcased many of Canada's international and up-and-coming stars, supported by well-known foreign talent. The Superspecials slot was the place for four annual Wayne and Shuster hour-long shows, as well as programs by the Irish Rovers and ballerina Karen Kain.

Indigo [part 1]

Item is a tape on part one of a sales courtesy program by Indigo.

Insight Productions