Ex-con Victor Torres is hired by Francine Primeau, the editor of The Montreal Tribune, to be their source for crime stories, since he can use his connections within the city's criminal underworld to get scoops as well as the truth.




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Complete series cast summary:
 Victor Torres (15 episodes, 1991-1992)
Vittorio Rossi ...
 Dino Moroni (15 episodes, 1991-1992)
Arthur Grosser ...
 Bill Rack (15 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Francine Primeau (15 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Lieutenant Drabeck / ... (15 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jack Langedijk ...
 Bob Vanderdan / ... (14 episodes, 1991-1992)
Ellen David ...
 Rachel Kane (14 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Nicole (11 episodes, 1991-1992)
Michael Rudder ...
 Hubie / ... (11 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Martine (11 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Christina (8 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Sylvie Belanger (8 episodes, 1991-1992)
 Moorcraft (8 episodes, 1991-1992)
Burke Lawrence ...
 Alex Noble (7 episodes, 1991-1992)


This show, broadcast after midnight, revolves around a newspaper, The Montreal Tribune. Victor Torres, an ex-con who took a fall for his friend Dino Moroni, was hired by the paper's editor, Francine Primeau, after he was paroled. Victor uses his contacts in the underworld to dig out stories about crime. Also on the paper are the city editor, Bob; Bill Rack, the old reporter awaiting retirement, and Rachel Kane, the young reporter; Hubie Collison, the copy editor; Sylvie Belanger, the police reporter; and the staff photographer, Marine Beaudoin. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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Adventure | Crime | Drama






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29 October 1991 (USA)  »

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Canadian late-night TV @ its best
20 August 2004 | by (here on the sofa) – See all my reviews

I used to love to watch this show laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaate-night back when I lived in the US (1992) ---- it was my routine twice a week to see "Forever Knight" and this around 2 am. Not the best-acted show by any stretch of the imagination, but I was always looking forward to the next episode, even if it was a repeat. Justin Louis played an ex-con, reformed former juvenile delinquent who goes to work for a fictional Montreal newspaper. During the course of his work day, he would be fighting society's dysfunctions and various crime situations. The cast of characters are all your usual suspects - grumpy boss, nosy office busybody, flirty buxom co-worker, on-the-down-low law enforcement confidante, etc... but still worth a few great TV memories from the 90's

Fans of this show are probably fans of Wiseguy (1987 - Ken Wahl), The Pretender (1996 - Michael T Weiss) and Forever Knight (1992 Geraint Wyn Davies) so I hope respectable, accessible boxed-set DVDs come out soon for us!

Keep it real!

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