1983 in Canadian television

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

List of years in Canadian television

EventsEdit

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.

DebutsEdit

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 yearEdit

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 showsEdit

1950sEdit

1960sEdit

1970sEdit

1980sEdit

TV movies and miniseriesEdit

Television stationsEdit

DebutsEdit

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 changesEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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