Tabloid celebrates Japanese culture in Canada
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.
Program: Tabloid Medium: Television
Broadcast Date: Oct. 23, 1956 Medium: Television
Guest(s): Frank Hatashita, Patsy Yuriko Hatashita, Mrs. Hayashi, Toshi Ikawa, Mrs. Kagetsu, Satamo Sato, Gloria Sato, Taro Sugi, Mrs. Takahashi Medium: Television
Announcer: Gil Christy Medium: Television
Host: Percy Saltzman, Dick MacDougal Medium: Television
Interviewer: Rex Loring, Joyce Davidson Medium: Television
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