Atlantic Summer

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Atlantic Summer
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
Producer(s) Jack O'Neil (Halifax)
Wayne Guzwell (St. John's, 1978)
Leo Williams (St. John's, 1979)
Running time 30 minutes
Original network CBC Television
Original release 9 August 1978 – 27 July 1979

Atlantic Summer was a Canadian informational television series which aired on CBC Television from 1978 to 1979.


This talk show originated from Atlantic Canada. In the first season, two weeks were produced from Halifax while another two weeks was produced from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Halifax hosts were Denny Doherty and Sharon Dunn while Shirley Newhook of St. John's daytime series Coffee Break was the host from that city. The second season originated from St. John's.[1]


The series aired throughout the national CBC network weekdays at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 9 August to 1 September 1978. The second season was broadcast 3:00 p.m. weekdays from 16 to 27 July 1979.


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

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