Calliope (TV series)

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Genre Animation / Children's
Written by Eugene Francis
Peter Pileski[1]
Directed by Peter Pileski
Presented by Eugene Francis[2][3]
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 15
Executive producer(s) Gordon Beck[4]
Editor(s) Ron Harris[5]
Running time 60 minutes (including commercials)
Production company(s) USA Network
Buzzco Associates
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original network Madison Square Garden Network (1978-80)
USA Network (1980-93)
Picture format NTSC
Original release 1978 (1978) – 1993 (1993)
Related shows USA Cartoon Express

Calliope (/kəˈl.əp/ kə-LY-ə-pee) is a children's program that showed various live-action and animated short films. These often included European features and shorts such Cosgrove Hall's "Cinderella" and "The Pied Piper of Hamelin", and FilmFair's Paddington.


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