What on Earth is a Canadian television panel game show and discussion program which aired on CBC Television from 1971 to 1975. It was based on the 1959 CBC game show Who Knows?
|What on Earth|
|Presented by||Warren Davis|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||4|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||CBC Television|
|Original release||4 January 1971 –|
25 April 1975
The series featured items from the Royal Ontario Museum, the Ontario Science Centre and other facilities. These were brought before a panel who attempted to identify the objects. After the object's identity was guessed or revealed, it was the subject of further conversation by participants.
This half-hour series was broadcast as follows (times in Eastern):
|Monday||2:00 p.m.||4 January 1971||6 September 1971|
|Wednesday||7:30 p.m.||5 July 1972||13 September 1972|
|Monday||10:30 p.m.||28 May 1973||10 September 1973|
|Thu/Friday||2:00 p.m.||3 April 1975||18 April 1975|
|Monday to Friday||2:00 p.m.||21 April 1975||25 April 1975|
Episodes were rebroadcast from July to September 1971, in June 1975 and from May to August 1977.
- ^ a b Corcelli, John (April 2002). "What on Earth". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
- Allan, Blaine (1996). "What on Earth" (PDF). Queen's University. Retrieved 16 December 2018.