1960 in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1960. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches.

List of years in Canadian television

Notable events edit

  • April 24-CBC opened French-language station CBWFT in Winnipeg
  • September 9-CFCN-TV was inaugurated in Calgary
  • September 23-CHSA-TV was inaugurated in Lloydminster, Alberta, and later became CKSA-TV
  • October 31-CHAN-TV opened in Vancouver
  • November 7-Bobinette makes her first appearance in that day’s episode of Bobino, which was the first episode of its fourth season.
  • November 12-CJAY-TV opened in Winnipeg. It later became CKY-TV

Births edit

  • May 29 – Neil Crone, Canadian actor, voice actor, comedian and motivational speaker
  • June 22 – Catherine Disher, British born Canadian actress and voice actress

Television shows edit

Debuts edit

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation edit

October 18

SRC edit

Television shows on air edit

CBC edit

SRC edit

Television stations edit

Debuts edit

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/references
April 24 Winnipeg, Manitoba CBWFT 6 Radio-Canada [1]
September 9 Calgary, Alberta CFCN-TV 4 Independent
September 23 Lloydminster, Alberta-Saskatchewan CHSA-TV 2 CBC Television
October 31 Vancouver, British Columbia CHAN 8 Independent
November 7 Winnipeg, Manitoba KCND-TV 12 Independent (primary)
NBC and ABC (secondary)
Licensed to Pembina, North Dakota, United States near the Canada–United States border, serving Winnipeg and southern Manitoba, northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.
November 12 CJAY-TV 7 Independent [2]
December 31 Toronto, Ontario CFTO-TV 9 [3]

Births edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ “CBWFT-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  2. ^ “CKY-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  3. ^ “CFTO-DT Station History”. Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved February 5, 2019.

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