Some of My Best Friends are Men

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Some of My Best Friends are Men
GenreWomen's issues
Presented byMaxine Samuels
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
Producer(s)Margo Lane
Running time30 minutes
Original networkCBC Television
Original release11 September –
13 November 1975

Some of My Best Friends are Men is a Canadian women's issues television series which aired on CBC Television in 1975.


The series took a humorous approach to feminist topics during International Women's Year. One recurring segment featured Dave Broadfoot who portrayed a male chauvinist and was pied for his behaviour. Florynce Kennedy also hosted a regular opinion segment. A "Shiny Golden Porker" award was announced to identify cases of media sexism. Subjects included men who look after their children following separation, and the legality of prostitution. Series host was television producer Maxine Samuels (The Forest Rangers).[1]


This half-hour series was broadcast Thursdays at 10:30 p.m. (Eastern time) from 11 September to 13 November 1975.

See also[edit]

  • Ms! (CBC Television, 1973)


  1. ^ Corcelli, John (September 2005). "Some of My Best Friends are Men". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

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