1980 in Canadian television

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List of years in Canadian television

This article is a summary of 1980 in Canadian television.


Date Event
February 18 The first Royal Canadian Air Farce television special airs on CBC Television.
Live coverage of the 1980 Canadian election airs on all the main networks.
March 20 The 1st genie awards aired on CBC Television.
April 2 Juno Awards of 1980.
May 20 Live coverage of the 1980 Quebec referendum airs on all the main television network.


Show Station Premiere Date
The Alan Thicke Show CTV September 18
North America: Growth of a Continent TVOntario
Home Fires CBC Television November 9

Ending this year[edit]

Show Station Cancelled
King of Kensington CBC Television March 13
Ombudsman April 20
Canadian Express September 12
Cities Unknown
Parlez-moi TVOntario

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TV movies[edit]

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