90 Minutes Live

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90 Minutes Live
Genre Talk-Show
Presented by Peter Gzowski
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
Running time 90 minutes
Original network CBC
Original release April 19, 1976 – May 12, 1978

90 Minutes Live was a Canadian television late-night talk show, which aired on CBC Television from April 19, 1976, to May 12, 1978. The program aired weekday evenings at 11:30 p.m.

Hosted by Peter Gzowski, the program was patterned after CBC Radio's This Country in the Morning, with both current affairs and entertainment features. Other personalities associated with the program included Allan Fotheringham, Rick Moranis, Andre Gagnon, Anne Ditchburn, Danny Finkleman, Valri Bromfield, John Harvard and Flo & Eddie.

The program was not successful with CBC audiences,[1][2] and was replaced in 1978 by Canada After Dark.[3]


  1. ^ "The Writer on the Radio: The Life and Times of Peter Gzowski". CBC.ca. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 14 April 2010. the mega-flop 90 Minutes Live 
  2. ^ Gatehouse, Jonathon (2007-02-07). "A tinfoil suit in a lightning storm". MacLean's. Rogers Publishing. Retrieved 14 April 2010. legendary Canadian flops -- Gzowski's 90 Minutes Live 
  3. ^ Hicks, Wessely (1978-07-22). "Television's a Technical Impossibility". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 14 April 2010.