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Release Date:
17 January 2005 (Canada) See more »
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Plot:
A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.
Awards:
12 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Cast

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George Stroumboulopoulos ... Himself - Host (606 episodes, 2005-2014)
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Series Directed by
David Russell (120 episodes, 2007-2010)
Mark Satterthwaite (8 episodes, 2008)
Jane Wilson (7 episodes, 2009-2010)

Graeme McCreesh (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Carman Melville (290 episodes, 2008-2012)
Randy Potash (231 episodes, 2009-2012)
Dave Pearce (150 episodes, 2011-2012)
Adam Nicholls (142 episodes, 2008-2010)
Scott Montgomery (141 episodes, 2008-2010)
Kurt Smeaton (140 episodes, 2010-2011)
Brian Lazanik (125 episodes, 2011-2012)
David Freeman (123 episodes, 2008-2010)
George Stroumboulopoulos (122 episodes, 2008-2010)
Jennifer Moroz (108 episodes, 2009-2010)
Pete Zedlacher (106 episodes, 2009-2010)
Paul Bates (45 episodes, 2006-2010)
Diana Frances (34 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ken Hegan (34 episodes, 2008-2009)
Fraser Young (31 episodes, 2011)
Luciano Casimiri (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Peter McBain (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Tim McAuliffe (5 episodes, 2006-2007)

Series Produced by
Jennifer Dettman .... head of factual entertainment: CBC / executive in charge of production: CBC / ... (560 episodes, 2005-2013)
George Stroumboulopoulos .... executive producer / co-executive producer (245 episodes, 2009-2012)
Catherine Stockhausen .... head talent producer (245 episodes, 2011-2013)
Jennifer Shin .... talent producer (193 episodes, 2009-2011)
David Freeman .... producer / senior producer (183 episodes, 2005-2010)
Claire Adams .... senior producer / producer (167 episodes, 2005-2010)
Alana Hurov .... celebrity producer (131 episodes, 2005-2009)
Liz Walaszczyk .... talent producer (129 episodes, 2007-2010)
Susan Taylor .... executive producer / senior producer (108 episodes, 2009-2010)
Alex Liu .... presentation producer (85 episodes, 2006-2009)
Ryan Marley .... producer (73 episodes, 2006-2008)
Jesse Shamata .... comedy producer (72 episodes, 2007-2009)
Carli Posner .... producer (5 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mark Selby .... interactive associate producer (4 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Cinematography by
Amjad Jamal (1 episode, 2011)
Warrick Page (1 episode, 2011)
Rein Skullerud (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Makeup Department
Andie Michaels .... hair stylist / makeup artist (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jane Wilson .... assistant director / associate director (14 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Art Department
Dave Bracken .... construction coordinator (2 episodes, 2008)
Jason Herriott .... key scenic (2 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Middleton .... camera operator (25 episodes, 2005-2007)
 
Series Editorial Department
Georgette Manio .... assistant editor (85 episodes, 2005-2009)
Kyle Brock .... colorist (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Other crew
Lexi Pathak .... publicist / unit publicist (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Stacia Peters .... assistant to hosts (54 episodes, 2008-2009)
Christian Hamilton .... production coordinator (27 episodes, 2008-2009)

Heaton Dyer .... program director: Newsworld (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"CBC News: The Hour" - Canada (English title) (long title)
"George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight" - Canada (English title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
60 min | 30 min (shorter version)
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7 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Pretty good!, 14 February 2008
Author: angelgirl720 from Canada

I honestly enjoy watching this show. I've come to the point where watching late night talk shows are fun and all, but they seem so boring and overplayed. George does a great job of bringing in cool guests who you don't always get to see everywhere and asking them real questions. There are people who aren't impressed because he doesn't tend to ask overly insightful questions, but who is to decide what makes a question insightful? I think that when the same questions get asked to a guest on every show they appear on, that isn't insightful at all. George goes beyond that and brings it all back to the center and just talks with the guests, which shows you a lot more of who they are in my opinion.

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