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Summer Festival (TV series)

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Country of origin  Canada
No. of seasons  1
Original network  CBC Television
Final episode date  5 September 1980
Number of seasons  1
Original language(s)  English
Running time  60 minutes
First episode date  30 June 1980
Network  CBC Television
Language  English
Genre  Current affairs, entertainment

Summer Festival is a Canadian current affairs and entertainment television series which aired on CBC Television in 1980.



This series featured various events throughout Canada such as a lobster festival in Prince Edward Island or Edmonton's Klondike Days. Various series hosts were assigned for each Canadian region. On Monday episodes, Geoff Gray-Cobb of British Columbia provided astrology advice.

Summer Festival replaced the The Bob McLean Show between June and September 1980.

Regional hosts

  • Edmonton: Jo Green
  • Halifax: Beth Harrington
  • Prince Edward Island: Amanda Hancox
  • St. John's, Newfoundland: Shirley Newhook
  • Toronto: Riki Turofsky
  • Windsor, Ontario: Marilyn MacKay
  • Winnipeg: Arvel Gray
  • Vancouver: Debra Kaye
  • Scheduling

    This hour-long series was broadcast weekdays at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern time) from 30 June to 5 September 1980.


    Summer Festival (TV series) Wikipedia

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