CBC Ramps Up 75th Anniversary Celebrations with Special Programming
Special programming is ramping up as we approach the big day on November 2 - CBC's official 75th anniversary. CBC-TV, CBC RadioandCBC.CA are offering a range of special programming in the culmination of 75 Days of Programming to help mark the milestone throughout this week and on November 2nd including special guests, concerts and much more!
THIS IS THAT: 75th Anniversary Speciallooks back on the great milestones of CBC starting with its radio broadcast and CBC's longest running radio drama "Canada Town" on Saturday, October 29th at 11am on CBC Radio One.
On Sunday October 30th, you don't want to miss The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright as the show brings in a constellation of CBC stars past and present, special musical guests for a look at key moments and music that have helped make CBC Radio what it is today.
Throughout Sunday, Oct 30, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m, catch CBC Radio 2: Canada in Concert. Host Bill Richardson presents eight concerts recorded in cities coast-to-coast, ranging from choral and symphonic to chamber and Celtic/baroque.
Starting Monday, October 31 tune into CBC Radio One for a special edition ofIDEAS: The CBC AT 75 - Turning Points in Public Broadcasting. Ideas examine the crucial episodes in the history of the CBC, including the Golden Age of radio, the CBC's fight for political independence and the origins of television. The five-part series features interviews with trail blazers such as Graham Spry, considered the father of public broadcasting in Canada, who were instrumental in shaping the CBC from its beginnings to the present day.