Afternoon Delight (TV series)

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Afternoon Delight
Directed by Robert Smith
Presented by John Donabie
Starring Max Haines
Earl McRae
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
Producer(s) Cynthia Ann Grech
Running time 30-60 minutes
Original network CBC Television
Original release 30 July 1979 – 7 April 1983

Afternoon Delight was a Canadian television series on relationships between men and women which aired on CBC Television from 1979 to 1983.


This was a news and information series which explored contemporary family and interpersonal relationships. Radio personality John Donabie was its host, with regular appearances from Max Haines who recounted crimes of passion and sportswriter Earl McRae who interviewed celebrity sports couples. Music was provided by a band led by Jack Lenz.[1]


The series aired each weekday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 30 July to 7 September 1979. After this, it became a half-hour series from 21 September 1979 until its final broadcast on 7 April 1983.


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (August 2005). "Afternoon Delight". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 

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