Cabaret (TV series)

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Genre variety
Presented by Marsh Phimister
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
Location(s) Winnipeg
Running time 30 minutes
Original network CBC Television
Original release 8 September – 20 October 1955

Cabaret is a Canadian variety television series directed and produced by Jonathan Skolnick which aired on CBC Television in 1955.


This production's set resembled a nightclub where dancing and singing was featured. It was the first television variety series to be produced in Winnipeg. Host Marsh Phimister was joined by singers Maxine Ware and Ann MacLeod, by musician-dancer Del Wagner. The house band was the Mitch Parks Orchestra.[1]


This half-hour series was broadcast in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 8 September to 20 October 1955.


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (February 2005). "Cabaret". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 

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