Fraggle rock aired on January 10, 1983. The show ended with the last episode on March 30, 1987. The show lasted for a total of five seasons, with a total of 96 episodes. The show was filmed on a Toronto soundstage, (later at Elstree Studios, London). It was a co-production between former British television company Television South (TVS), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, United States pay television service Home Box Office and Henson Associates (now Jim Henson Productions). The acclaimed avant-garde poet bpNichol was one of the show's writers.