Front and Centre was a Canadian music variety television series which aired on CBC Television in 1963.

Front and Centre
Genremusic variety
Written byChris Beard
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
ProducerTerry Kyne
Original release
NetworkCBC Television
Release3 July (1963-07-03) –
18 September 1963 (1963-09-18)

Premise edit

Front and Centre was patterned after The Ed Sullivan Show and was recorded with a live audience with a stage shaped like a star. Musical directors such as Lucio Agostini, Ricky Hyslop, and Eddie Karam were featured on various episodes. Dancers appearing during the series run included Don Gillies and Bob Van Norman. Guest artists included Tommy Hunter, Ian and Sylvia and Larry D. Mann.[1]

Series sponsors were Kraft Foods and Pepsi-Cola's Canadian division.

Scheduling edit

The half-hour series was broadcast Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. from 3 July to 18 September 1963.

References edit

  1. ^ Corcelli, John (May 2005). "Front and Centre". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

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