Clive VanderBurgh is the creator of Canadian children's television series Today's Special, a cult classic to Ontario children growing up in the 1980s. He was a writer for Canada's Sesame Street.
On November 10, 2009, VanderBurgh appeared on TVO series The Agenda, discussing the topic: "Sesame Street made its debut 40 years ago. Four decades later what have the social, educational and cultural ramifications of the show done to tranform children's television?"
VanderBurgh directed, composed, and produced Today's Special, twice being nominated for a Gemini Award for the series. He also worked on kids series Cucumber and Math Patrol.
VanderBurgh is the author of research paper Kids' Shows Hide Reality - Adult Shows Exaggerate It. In November 2011, he and research assistant announced the forthcoming launch of a database of 660 Canadian children's television series.