Here's Duffy

Here's Duffy was a Canadian variety television series which aired on CBC Television from 1958 to 1959.

Here's Duffy
Written byJohn Aylesworth
Allan Manings
Frank Peppiatt
Presented byJack Duffy
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
ProducerBill Davis
Running time30 minutes
Original networkCBC Television
Original release21 June 1958 (1958-06-21) –
10 October 1959 (1959-10-10)


Singer and comedian Jack Duffy hosted this series with regular performers such as singing quartet The Crescendoes, comedy performer Jill Foster and an orchestra under the direction of Eddie Karam. Salada tea was the show's sponsor.[1] Larry D. Mann also appeared on the series.[2]


This half-hour series began as a mid-year replacement on Saturdays at 10:30 p.m. from 21 June to 20 September 1958. It was then given a full season on Fridays at 8:00 p.m. from 3 October 1958 to 31 January 1959, shifting to Thursday at 10:30 p.m. from 5 February to 25 June 1959. After this final season run, one later episode was scheduled on 10 October 1959.


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (February 2005). "Here's Duffy". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  2. ^ Rutherford, Paul (1990). When Television Was Young: Primetime Canada 1952–1967. University of Toronto Press. p. 194. ISBN 0-8020-5830-2.

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