Check-Up


Check-Up
Check-Up
Written by Alan King
Presented by Lloyd Robertson
Country of origin  Canada
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12
Production
Executive producer(s) John Livingston
Producer(s) Denny Spence
Broadcast
Original channel CBC Television
Original run 8 July 1963 – 23 September 1963

Check-Up was a Canadian medical information television series which aired on CBC Television in 1963.

Contents

Premise

The series was produced by the CBC in co-operation with the Canadian Medical Association.[1] Each episode concerned a particular medical condition and featured doctors conducting a diagnosis and treatment of a patient. This was followed by host Lloyd Robertson and a guest panel who interviewed the physician who discussed how the treatment plan was developed. The programme concluded with a follow-up of the patient[2]

Production

Norrie Swanson of the Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Association served as consultant for Check-Up. Denny Spence produced the series with Eric Koch as supervising producer.

Scheduling

The half-hour series aired Mondays at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 8 July to 23 September 1963.

References

  1. ^ Rutherford, Paul (1990). When Television Was Young: Primetime Canada 1952-1967. University of Toronto Press. p. 406. ISBN 0-8020-5830-2. 
  2. ^ Corcelli, John (May 2005). "Check-Up". Canadian Communications Foundation. http://www.broadcasting-history.ca/programming/television/programming_popup.php?id=786. Retrieved 7 May 2010. 

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