Access (TV series)
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|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||8|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||CBC Television|
|Original release||30 May 1974 – 16 October 1982|
The series offered airtime to Canadian organisations to inform Canadians of their concerns and opinions. Groups applied to the CBC for the opportunity to produce an episode of Access. Successful applicants were given assistance by CBC staff to develop their programme in a four-week production time frame. Contents of the programmes were subject to CBC policies regarding political promotion, fundraising and defamatory content, in addition to CRTC regulations.
Scheduling and production
Access aired during the middle of each year, prior to the start of the fall programming season.
|Year||Day of week||Dates||Air time||Producers|
|1974||Thursday||30 May||29 August||10:00 pm||Ain Soodor, Rob Parker|
|1975||Sunday||13 July||14 September||5:30 pm||Ain Soodor, Rob Parker|
|1976||Sunday||4 July||12 September||2:30 pm||Ain Soodor, Rob Parker|
|1977||Sunday||3 July||18 September||4:00 pm||Myles White, Rob Parker|
|1978||Sunday||9 July||24 September||12:00 pm||Myles White, Rita Deverell|
|1979||Sunday||17 June||19 August||2:00 pm||Myles White, Rita Deverell|
|1980||Monday||28 April||30 June||2:30 pm||Myles White, Rita Deverell|
|1982||Monday||17 May||16 October||3:30 pm||Myles White, Rita Deverell|
- Corcelli, John (August 2005). "Access". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.