Tabloid: Bonkers for bowling
It was a public affairs show with a variety feel. Tabloid's jovial first host Dick MacDougal and weatherman Percy Saltzman cracked so many jokes that some viewers complained they weren't serious enough. Debuting in 1953 as "a program with an interest in anything that happens anywhere," technology in TV's early days meant "everywhere" was Toronto. Powerhouse Ross McLean produced the show and hosts Elaine Grand and Joyce Davidson broke ground for female broadcasters.
Broadcast Date: Jan. 25, 1957
Guest(s): Marianne Dibble, Harry Peppiet, Bernie Porter, Tommy Ryan
Host: Percy Saltzman, Gil Christy, Joyce Davidson
Last updated: February 3, 2012
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