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WikiProject Canadian television current projects

  • Add verifiable sources to major articles.
  • Get this WikiProject organized
  • Write article templates
  • Assess quality of articles

Articles to be expanded/improved/cleaned up:

Featured Article drive:

  • None currently

Good Article drive:

Under Peer Review:

  • None currently

AfDs:

Canadian TV shows-related article statistics (view full worklist)

This list is generated automatically every night around 7AM EST.

This project is to help organize and guide the structure and normalize the standard of articles dealing with the television medium and television series or other forms of episodic programs in Canada. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page.

Scope

The scope of this project is to handle all things related to television in Canada and improve the quality of those articles.

This includes:

  • History of Television in Canada
  • Canadian television shows
  • Canadian Mini-series
  • Canadian television stations

Other Projects

Parentage

Parent projects: Wikipedia:WikiProject Television, Wikipedia:WikiProject Canada Parent category: Category:WikiProject Canada

Similar Projects

Main page: List of Canadian WikiProjects

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Members

Anyone can participate. Just sign your name * ~~~~, and feel free to add the {{User Canadian TV}} userbox to your user page.

Tasks

This is the current list of tasks to be done. If you think of any other tasks that need to be done, please add them.

  1. Make sure all article under this project have the proper templates and categories on them.
    1. Add Infobox
    2. Add Stub Template (if applicable)
    3. Add Categories
    4. Add Template for Talk Page
  2. Get an article to GA status
  3. Get an article to A status
  4. Get an article to FA status
  5. Get an article to be "Today's featured article"

Milestones

  1. WikiProject Canadian TV shows is founded at 21:27, 6 January 2007 (UTC).
  2. WikiProject is added to the "Articles by quality" Index at 22:54, January 9, 2007 (UTC).
  3. Hockey Night in Canada is nominated for Good articles status at 00:39, January 10, 2007 (UTC). Failed 12:41, January 10, 2007 (UTC).

Articles

New articles

Please feel free to list your new Canadian TV show-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please).

Requests

Have article requests? Put them here

Templates

Infobox

Canadian show
Created byPerson
StarringJohn Doe
Jane Doe
Jim Doe
Jill Doe
Narrated byPerson
Country of origin Canada
No. of episodes1
Production
Executive producer(s)Person
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkTV5 Québec Canada
Picture format1080i HDTV
Original releaseJuly 2, 2000 –
July 3, 2000
External links
Website

The standard television infobox. All show should have one of these. See {{Infobox television}} for the latest version of its code. The box to the right is an example. There is also another template, {{Infobox television film}}, for television movies.

Reference/Link Templates

There are a few reference/link templates for certain articles.

Stub Templates

There are a few templates for stub articles.

Templates specifically for Canada
Templates for general use are
TV Program stubs by genre
TV character stubs
Citation
  • {{episode}} for requesting a Television episode citation in an article.
  • {{Cite episode}} for citing a Television episode in an article.
  • {{cite video}} for citing a DVD special feature in an article.
Episode lists
  • {{Infobox episode list}} is also much in use atm. It should probably be deprecated however.

Categories

See Category:Television in Canada for all categories concerning Canadian television.

Genre/Show

Network

People/Positions

Note, however, that WP:CFD has usually voted to delete categories which grouped people by the networks or stations that they worked for.

Region

Stations

Debut year

There are categories to indicate the year in which each program began:

[[Category:#### Canadian television series debuts]] (replace #### with the year)

See child categories under Category:Television series debuts by year

Cancellation year

If the program is no longer in production, add the category to indicate final broadcast year:

[[Category:#### Canadian television series endings]] (replace #### with the year)

See child categories under Category:Television series endings by year

Others

Template for Talk page

Talk pages for articles related to the project should have the {{WikiProject Canada| tvshow=yes}} template added. It can be added with the text:

{{WikiProject Canada
  |class=
  |importance=
  |tvshow=yes
}}

Recognized content

Wikipedia:WikiProject Canadian television/Recognized content

Tools

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.