The Albertans

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The Albertans
Genre drama
Written by Lyal Brown
Directed by Ron Weyman
Starring Albert Angus
George Clutesi
Anne Collinge
Frances Hyland
Leslie Nielsen
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 3
Executive producer(s) Stanley Colbert
Producer(s) John Trent
Original network CBC Television
Original release 14 January – 28 January 1979

The Albertans is a Canadian dramatic television miniseries which aired on CBC Television in 1979.


The drama resembled a Canadian version of Dallas, with the plot involving the cattle ranching and petroleum industries, eco-terrorism and First Nations land claims.[1]



Three hour-long episodes were broadcast Sundays 9:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 14 to 28 January 1979.


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

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