Video Hits (Canadian TV series)

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Video Hits
Video Hits title.jpg
Title screen for Video Hits.
Genre Music television news
Created by Sandra Faire
Presented by Samantha Taylor (1984-1989)
Bryan Elliott (1989-1991)
Dan Gallagher (1991-1993)
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
Original channel CBC Television
Original run October 1, 1984 – 1993
Related shows Video Hits (Australian TV series)

Video Hits was a Canadian music video program that was broadcast on CBC Television from 1984 to 1993, the longest running video series in Canada. Created by producer Sandra Faire, it featured music videos of current songs and interviews with artists.[1]

Samantha Taylor hosted the program from its inception, then Bryan Elliott hosted from 1989 to 1991, and Dan Gallagher hosted from 1991 to 1993. The show first aired October 1, 1984. Its time slot was weekdays at 4:30 p.m. In 1989, the show moved to 5:00 p.m.[2]


  1. ^ Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Who's Who in Canadian Film and Television. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1991. (pg. 336) ISBN 0-88920-210-9
  2. ^ "Video Hits". 2007. 

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