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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 6 Ohhh., Canada! Frankie Howerd to star in CBC-TV sitcom pilot Thursday, Nov. 14 Frankie Howerd, Britan's most ribald com- ic, will star in a new half- Opera extended on radio When the popular Metropolitan Opera broad- casts return Saturday afternoons on CBC Radio, starting Dec. 7, people in 13 Canadian centres will have an opportunity to hear the programs for the first time in their cities. Under the sponsorship of Texaco Inc., the Metropolitan Opera broad- casts are entering their 35th consecutive season. This marks the longest con- tinuous sponsorship by the same company of any radio program in history. In addition to the regular CBC Radio outlets, Texaco Canada Ltd. has extended its sponsorship to 13 FM af- filiates. These include CJOV-FM, Kelowna; CFFM-FM Kamloops; CKOK-FM, Penticton; CJAT-FM, Trail. This year, the Metropolitan Opera will broadcast 20 operas, starting Dec. 7 with Gounod's Romeo et Juliette. ASTRO REALTY INSURANCE LTD. PHONE 328-7748 WESTMINSTER MALL hour sitcom to be taped by CBC-TV's variety department. The show is entitled Ohhh, and is the pilot of a proposed series wherein Howerd would play an out of work im- migrant whose weekly ef- forts to find 'suitable' employment put him at loggerheads with various Canadian institutions. In the pilot episode, set in a Toronto boarding house where he lives with a Canadian cast of eccentric regulars, Howerd takes on the broadcasting industry. With an eye for the main chance, the enterprising comic bluffs his way into a job with "Summit Television." Script is by Bill Lynn and Jerry O'Flanagan, two veteran variety writers also currently assigned to the network's Tommy Hunter Show. Between the two of them, their TV credits in Canada, the U.S. and U.K. include series and specials like Wayne and Shuster. The Ed Sullivan Show. Love American Style, The Ronnie Prophet Show, That Was The Week, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, That Girl and The Gold- diggers. Bill Lynn, who will co- produce the show with two- time Emmy Award winner Norman Campbell, who will also direct, describes Howerd as "outrageous, irreverent and satirical but always lovable." Of Up Pompeii! notorie- ty on CBC last season, Howerd has enjoyed a love affair with British audiences for 27 years, ex- celling in radio, music hall, pantomime, French farce, television and revue. His feature film credits includ The Wayward Bus, Carry On Up The Jungle and, most recently, The House In Nightmare Park. Ohhh, Canada! is his first try at a North American TV series. 12.30 Q The Doctors O Partridge Family IB Woody Woodpecker TOO CD Movie- The Forgotten Man O Movie: Fearless Frank 0) News O Another World O Match Game CD One Life to Live 00 Pyramid O Tattletales 2.30 (B Somerset CD Name That Tune Q Mike Douglas d Edge of Night O Our Town 09 Another World CD Jeopardy B Take 30 CD General Hospital 09 What's the Good Word O Family Court OD Split Second 09 He Knows She Knows O Joker's Wild 4 30 O Hi Diddle Dey O O News 8-00 CD (B Mod Squad (B OD Brady Bunch O 5-00 O Hollywood Squares O O News O tiD Password 5.30 CD News O 09 Let's Make A Deal OD O News 09 O News Q 6-00 Q Movie. OB Where Have All The 09 People Gone CO O Maude CD News O IB News 0 6-30 CD Truth or Consequences O O All in the Family 09 OD Sanford and Son 11-.20 a BD Jacques Cousteau OD Life at the End of CD the World O flD Funny Farm O O Sierra 09 Dr. in the House Paul Sands Streets of San Francisc Kung Fu Waltons Carol Burnett Movie. Jarrett Kojak Harry-O Streets of San Francisc News News Ironside Movie: See No Evil Tonight Show Chico and The Man National News Tommy Banks News Merv Griffin Tonorrow Movies: 1. Let's Scare Jessica To Death 2. Maneater of Hydra Friday9 Nov. 15 09 O O CD O OD 09 O (D O OD O 09 CD Q O OD Woody Woodpecker Partridge Family Doctors News Movie: Blind Man's Buff General Hospital Movie: In Broad Daylight Another World One Life To Live Match Game Pyramid TattleUles Somerset Name That Tune Mike Douglas Edge of Night Jeopardy Soviet weather girls not razzed Soviet viewers rarely gets information about the lives of average citizens during TV news programs, programs. There are occasions when it happens. Last September, Vreemya broadcast a delightful three-minute story about Moscow tots at their first day of school, showing them standing in line, meeting their teachers and bursting into tears after VALUABLE COUPON CLIP THIS AD FOR THIS SPECIAL OF THE WEEK Blanched Peanuts -Nuts I? you leaving their mothers. Sports and weather news are by no means ignored on Vreemya. They get a total of five minutes at the end of each night's program. The most frequently used sportscaster, Mikolai Ozerov, reminds one of many American sports an- nouncers. A burly; white- haired man, he gets in- volved with the home teams, cheering on when they're winning and groan- ing when they lose. Then come the weather girls, but they're not on screen merely to decorate it and giggle their way through the day's high and low temperatures in various parts of Mother Russia. They are real meteorologists, who seriously discuss weather conditions and problems. And unlike their U.S. counterparts, male or female, they aren't ever razzed by the gang at the anchor desk. WINS RADIO PRIZE The BBC popular music program London by Music has won the annual Prix Jean-Antoine Variete over 14 European competitors. NEW PRODUCTIONS New productions of Manon Lescaut, Die Fledermaus, Idomeneo, Turandot and Erich Korngold's Die Tote Stadt will be offered by the New York City Opera this season. O Our Town OD Another World O Take 30 09 What's The Good Word OP Girl In My Life flD Split Second 09 He Knows She Knows 0 Joker's Wild a Family Court 09 Mod Squad O Dr. Zonk O News OD Brady Bunch a Hollywood Squares OD Password O News 0 News 09 Let's Make A Deal OD News O News O Planet of the Apes 09 News OP News O Hee Haw 0) Truth or Consequences CD Man From Independence CD Kung Fu O Run For Your Life O Sanford and Son CD Six Million Dollar Man O Chico and the Man O All in the Family O Rockford Files CD Six Million Dollar Man O 09 Adam 12 ID The Night Stalker 09 Movie: 42nd Street Cavalry a Tommy Hunter O Dean Martin Special O Manhunter O News CD News O Movie: Coffee. Tea or Me O Tonight Show ASTRO REALTY INSURANCE LTD. PHONE 328-7748 WESTMINSTER MALL WINTER'S MORE FUN with YAMAHA Full line of Snowmobiling Accessories, Clothing, Helmets, Choice of Slide Rails or Bogies. Available At: YAMAHA CYCLE SALES SERVICE 1519- 3rd Ave.S. Phone 328-6977 Now open and Ready to Serve You! SOUTH ALBERTAS FIRST FULL TIME MAJOR RECORDING STUDIO 5304M SlrM S. PfeM 30-5074 Put your latent on record Open Monday through Saturday DID YOU You can rent roto tillers, lawn power rakes or aerators or edgers or rollers, post hole augers, hedge trimmers, chain saws, wheel- barrows, paint sprayers, camper jacks, electric lack hammers, or drills for cement jobs, cement miners, trowels. laOders. tents, cnbs. roilaways appliance carts, carpel shampooers. etc etc. etc Wards Services Ltd. 1712-2 S. 327-ttM gE> Ooen 7-7 Except Sundays and Holidays O National fB News O Movies: 1. Cool Hand Luke 2. Trunk To Cairo CD News O Midnight Special 09 Movie: Grass in Greener Concert GERRY SAGE THE CAMERA AND YOU One does not like to men- tion, it but' for some bus- inesses and in some other ways. also. Christmas is just around the corner. The deadline for foreign mail is approaching. If you are thinking of enclosing pictures in your Christmas cards or of having your favorite photo made into a Christmas card, you should see to it soon. To me. pic- lures add a strong personal j touch. If you are like us and have a very large Christmas card list what you can do is send your personalized cards to selected friends and relatives. This will help you keep your cost down. If you don't have a pic- ture on hand that you feel you want to send, shoot one now. It can be a family pro- ject that's a lot of fun. Here are some suggestions: 1. A praire sunset 2. A mountain or prairie scene 3. The skyline of Lethbridge Or your home town It you're in a new home, an external shot 5. Your pet 6. A nativity scene using your own family 7. Christmas night or morn- ing. (Mock it up and shoot it now. It can be as simple as a few socks hanging with you and the children sitting Your baby or toddler in a large diaper with a 1975 calendar 9. Your family sitting in your favorite corner (When you are all set up. have a friend who is good with a camera come over to click the shutter for you Be sure to care- fully check the flash dis- tance, the background, and any other details you can think of) If there's anything 1 can