Ram-30's Top 40 Canadian Television Shows.by ram-30 | created - 27 Feb 2011 | updated - 24 Dec 2011 | Public
Here is my list of the Television Shows produced in Canada that have been the most influential, in my opinion, to Canadian culture.
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13. The Newsroom (1996–2005)
22 min | Comedy, Drama
Resuscitation of the acclaimed 1996-97 series that picks up nearly a decade later. We again follow the exploits of George Findlay in this biting satire of the day-to-day operations of the mainstream news media.
18. Night Heat (1985–1989)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama
The exploits of the detectives of the Mid South Precinct, in a generic North American city not unlike New York (but a lot like Toronto), chronicled through the eyes of newspaper columnist ... See full summary »
25. Less Than Kind (2008– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
15-year-old Sheldon Blecher is overweight, with a self-destructive driving instructor father and pyromaniac mother who never quite seem to fit into their community. His egotistical ... See full summary »
28. Twitch City (1998– )
30 min | Comedy
This comedy series stands halfway between the average sitcom and Tarantinoesque production. It focuses on Curtis, a weird couch potato who never leaves his home and watches the Rex Reilly ... See full summary »
29. Quentin Durgens, M.P. (1966–1971)
Quentin Durgens, M.P. was a CBC Canada television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1965 to 1969. It was one of the first hour-long drama series produced by the CBC, and helped to ... See full summary »
32. Chez Hélène (1959–1973)
15 min | Family
"No one ever knew what it was about" said another contributor. It was actually a pretty good early attempt at educational TV, with conversations and stories designed for the audience to learn French. Very friendly and comfortable.
35. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders.
36. Ace Lightning (2002– )
30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
When a bolt of lightning strikes his house, a British teenager's life is turned upside-down when the characters from his video game come to life in his own backyard.
37. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)
60 min | Comedy
In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »
39. Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2002–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Based on a true story, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye follows the adventures of Sue Thomas at the FBI in Washington, D.C. She's one hard-headed, soft-hearted woman whose talent for reading lips helps ... See full summary »