Nightcap (1953 TV series)

Nightcap is a Canadian musical variety television series which aired on CBC Television from 1953 to 1954.

GenreMusical variety show
Presented byAlan Mills
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
Production locationMontreal
Running time30 minutes
Original release
NetworkCBC Television
Release21 October 1953 (1953-10-21) –
6 July 1954 (1954-07-06)



The set of this Montreal-produced series resembled a cabaret club in which host Alan Mills would introduce guest performers. Series regulars included Nina Dova (vocals), Gilberto Assais (piano) and William Robert Fournier who portrayed the club's waiter.



This half-hour series was broadcast during the 1953–1954 season as follows:

Day Time Season run
Wednesdays 10:30 p.m. 21 October to 27 December 1953
Fridays 10:30 p.m. 12 February to 28 May 1954
Tuesdays 9:30 p.m. 1 June to 6 July 1954
  • Allan, Blaine (1996). "Nightcap". Queen's University. Archived from the original on 1 June 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  • Nightcap at IMDb