1962 in Canadian television

The following is a list of events affecting Canadian television in 1962. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel launches.

List of years in Canadian television

Events edit

Date Event
May 26 Canadian Television Network (CTN) changes its name to CTV.
The first CFL game airs on CTV.
The 1962 Canadian Film Awards.
June 18 Coverage of the 1962 federal election airs on CBC and CTV. This is the first federal election to air on CTV.
December 21 CHRE-TV goes on the air as a semi-satellite of Moose Jaw CTV affiliate CHAB-TV.

Debuts edit

Show Station Premiere Date
20/20 CBC Television April 22
Scarlett Hill September 17
Flashback September 23
Music Hop October 1
Network CTV
The Pierre Berton Show Unknown
To Tell the Truth
People in Conflict
Take 30
Ballads and Bards CBC Television

Ending this year edit

Show Station Cancelled
Maggie Muggins CBC Television June 27
A Case for the Court Unknown
Club 6
Open House
Cross Canada Barndance CTV
Twenty Questions
West Coast

Births edit

Television shows edit

1950s edit

1960s edit

TV movies edit

Television stations edit

Debuts edit

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Notes/References
January 14 Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec CKRT-TV 7 Radio-Canada Shut down August 31, 2021
November 1 Terrace, British Columbia CFTK-TV 3 CBC
December 21 Regina, Saskatchewan CHRE-TV (semi-satellite of CHAB-TV) 9 CTV

Network affiliation changes edit

Date Market Station Channel Old affiliation New affiliation References
August 25 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan CHAB-TV 4 CBC CTV

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