|Country of origin Canada|
No. of seasons 1
Running time 30 minutes
Final episode date 1 May 1955
Number of seasons 1
|Original language(s) English|
First episode date 19 December 1954
Network CBC Television
|Producer(s) Norman Campbell Harvey Hart Franz Kraemer (supervising)|
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Scope is a Canadian anthology television series which aired on CBC Television from 1954 to 1955.
This series was one of the CBC's early venues for broadcasting artistic works. It consisted of various presentations such as ballet, documentary, drama and opera. The debut episode featured Sunshine Town, a musical version of the Stephen Leacock story. The National Ballet of Canada performed The Nutcracker for the second episode. The third episode in January 1955 featured Eric Nicol's review of the previous year. Another episode included a performance of The Telephone, the Gian Carlo Menotti opera, highlighting a theme of communications. Sketches by Federico García Lorca and Anton Chekhov formed an episode concerning the topic of marriage. "Sea of Troubles", a documentary by Lister Sinclair, was featured in another episode.
This half-hour series was broadcast Sundays at 10:00 p.m. from 19 December 1954 to 1 May 1955.