From Bill Brioux of the Canadian Press:
This Hour Has Seven Days was part of Canadian TV’s ‘golden age’
Imagine a TV show that was a mash-up of 60 Minutes and The Daily Show. Fifty years ago, Canada had such a show in This Hour Has Seven Days. An episode of the series, plucked from the CBC archives, was screened recently at the 2nd annual Canadian International Television Festival in Toronto. Combined with a couple of shows from the 1970s — Party Game and The Hart and Lorne Terrific Hour — it offered a glimpse at what could be argued was Canada’s “golden age” of television: the mid 1960s through mid-’70s. Continue reading.