From Robin Levinson King of the Toronto Star:
15 kids’ shows you didn’t know had ties to Canada
Whether you grew up in Canada or somewhere else in the world, these 15 children’s shows should ring a bell.
1. Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
It’s a little known fact that Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood debuted as Mister Rogers on CBC in 1963. The show ran for three years in Canada before host Fred Rogers bought the rights and moved it to Pittsburgh.
But Rogers’ understudy Ernie Coombs would remain, and start his own television show with the CBC as a kind of Canadian spinoff: Mr. Dressup. Continue reading.
Latest posts by Greg David (see all)
- Link: ‘Wynonna Earp’s’ Secret Weapon: Feminism in a Demon-Haunted World - August 18, 2017
- Link: Dark Matter: Ellen Wong on why Misaki doesn’t consider herself a villain - August 18, 2017
- Link: Wynonna Earp: Michael Eklund explores a new side to Bobo Del Rey - August 18, 2017