About the TV Show
First Air Date: January 01, 0001
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Airwaves is a Canadian television dramedy which aired on CBC from 1986 to 1990. The Toronto-filmed show starred Roberta Maxwell as Jean Lipton, a radio talk show host and widowed mother, who lived with her daughter Zoe, played by Ingrid Veninger, and her father Bob, played by Roland Hewgill. Maxwell has indicated that Canadian journalist-activist June Callwood was a basis for her portrayal of Jean. The show's cast also included Taborah Johnson, Alec Willows and Kimble Hall. Writers for the series included Judith Thompson, John Frizzell, Susan Martin, Rob Forsythe and Paul Gross. The series repeated on Vision TV from 1989 to 1991.