What on Earth

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What on Earth
Genre panel game
Presented by Warren Davis
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
Production
Producer(s) Susan Murgatroyd
Running time 30 minutes
Release
Original network CBC Television
Original release 4 January 1971 – 25 April 1975

What on Earth is a Canadian quiz and talk show series which aired on CBC Television from 1971 to 1975.

Premise[edit]

The series featured items from the Royal Ontario Museum, the Ontario Science Centre and other facilities. These were brought before a panel who attempted to identify the objects. After the object's identity was guessed or revealed, it was the subject of further conversation by participants.[1]

Scheduling[edit]

This half-hour series was broadcast as follows (times in Eastern):

Day Time Season run Notes
Monday 2:00 p.m. 4 January 1971 6 September 1971
Wednesday 7:30 p.m. 5 July 1972 13 September 1972
Monday 10:30 p.m. 28 May 1973 10 September 1973
Thu/Friday 2:00 p.m. 3 April 1975 18 April 1975
Monday to Friday 2:00 p.m. 21 April 1975 25 April 1975

Episodes were rebroadcast from July to September 1971, in June 1975 and from May to August 1977.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Corcelli, John (April 2002). "What on Earth". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 

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