The Sunshine Hour

The Sunshine Hour is a Canadian music variety television series which aired on CBC Television in 1976.

The Sunshine Hour
Genremusic variety
Written byChuck Weir
Directed byJack O'Neil
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Executive producerTed Regan
ProducerJack O'Neil
Production locationHalifax
Running time60 minutes
Original networkCBC Television
Original release18 June (1976-06-18) –
27 August 1976 (1976-08-27)


Jim Bennet, Tom Gallant and Gloria Kaye starred in this mid-season replacement for The Tommy Hunter Show. The series house band was led by Paul Mason. Comedy sketches were performed by Andrea Martin, Joe Flaherty and Eugene Levy (Second City Television). Visiting artists included Debbie Lori Kaye, Mary Ann McDonald, David Michaels and Marg Osburne.[1]


This hour-long series was broadcast on Fridays at 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 18 June to 27 August 1976.


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (September 2005). "The Sunshine Hour". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

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