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Sunday, October 21, 2007

The Weekly Dish

So Monday this week is a rerun. The Jason Priestley interview will be on.

Tuesday- Danny Glover
Wednesday- Kid Rock
Thursday- Rerun? We have heard a rumour Debbie Harry and AJ Jacobs will be on. go there for daily updates as to who will be guests....

It is Gemini Week... George and his team are working hard to bring us the Gemini's so... not sure what this week in the Hour holds.

Oh yeah, The Gemini Awards air Sunday Oct 28th (a week today) on CBC, George is hosting. You should watch.


Jenuine said...

Oh.....I will!
; )

mich said...

I think everything this week is pretapes or reruns because of working in Saskatchewan for the Geminis.

I'll be watching Sunday... I have people in other countries who are insisting I take notes because they want the up to the minute information on certain categories. It should be fun to watch. I hope William Hutt takes his category. It's well deserved.

mich said...

This Press Release just crossed my desk...

George Stroumboulopoulos Returns to Radio Roots

National Broadcast of The Strombo Show to Air Live on Corus New Rock Stations

TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - Corus Radio is pleased to announce the return of
George Stroumboulopoulos to the radio airwaves with the launch of The Strombo
Show starting Sunday, November 4 on Corus new rock stations 99.3 The FOX
(Vancouver), Power 97 (Winnipeg), 102.1 The Edge (Toronto), FM96 (London) and
Y108 (Hamilton). Airing live across Canada, The Strombo Show will mix
insightful conversations, celebrity interviews, ground-breaking music and
audience interaction in an open-line weekly three-hour live show.

"It'll be exciting to see George at his best, interacting - and sometimes
colliding - with the audience and guests on everything from music and current
events to celebrities and sports," said Alan Cross, Program Director of 102.1
the Edge and Executive Producer of The Strombo Show. "George has a unique
ability to connect with Canadians on a wide range of topics and issues."

The Strombo Show combines George's knowledge and connections from the
world of entertainment, music and current events each week in a
no-holds-barred live-to-air radio event. Never afraid to express an opinion or
ask the tough questions, Stroumboulopoulos will connect with listeners through
weekly features such as Questions About Stuff, Around the World,
Advice/Problems, My Favourite Things, a Top 5 list from that week, and
America. Listeners can e-mail, text or call into The Strombo Show for a total
interactive experience.

"I'm excited to be back on the radio," said Stroumboulopoulos. "My
formative years in the business were in radio and I will always be a radio
guy. I'm looking forward to getting on the air, taking phone calls and playing
awesome music."

Since hosting Punkorama and Live In Toronto on 102.1 the Edge in the late
90's, George has gone on to interview the biggest newsmakers in the world,
from Bono to Noam Chomsky and Stephen Harper with his work on MuchMusic and
CBC's The Hour. He has gained a large audience in Canada becoming one of the
country's music authorities and leading journalistic voices with his
intelligent interviews and contemporary take on current issues. In 2006 and
2007, George won back-to-back Gemini Awards for Best Host or Interviewer for
his work on The Hour.

The Strombo Show can be heard live on Corus new rock radio stations every
Sunday starting November 4 on 99.3 The FOX (Vancouver) from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
PT, Power 97 (Winnipeg) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. CT and 102.1 the Edge (Toronto),
FM96 (London) and Y108 (Hamilton) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET. Alan Cross and
Chris "Dunner" Duncombe, Program Director at 99.3 The FOX, are the show's
executive producers.

Tracy said...

Thanks Mich,

I was hoping that the info would be released soon regarding the return of the Strombo show. I asked George about it at the October 10th taping but didn't post anything because I thought he or someone repping for him should be the one to give the offical word.

Great news that Alan Cross is involved - that man knows radio and finally there will be something worth listening to on FM96 in my old hometown of London Ontario.

Cheers.... Tracy

Anonymous said...

amazing news!!


Barbara said...

We knew it was in the works just waiting for the go ahead to announce it. Knew it had to be after the Geminis...
I am glad he got the afternoon timeslot that he wanted...
This will be done live at the Edge in Toronto and people in Toronto can come down and watch from the the street what I understand...
I am sure there will be a facebook page for those who want to interact with the show...

mich said...

It was actually very odd when it popped up in my email... I'm tapped into Canadian Newswire so I have certain companies flagged for my work. I kid you not, I had just finished saying Stroumboulopoulos because we were discussing demographics when his name appeared in my inbox. I thought I was hallucinating... perhaps I should consider sleeping more.

I'm happy to hear about it, I usually do paperwork on Sunday afternoons, so it will be something interesting to keep me on task.

If people can go hang out on the street, I'm sure I'll be getting a call from my nephew and niece to take them down. Though it will be really awkward... I'll do it for them. ;)

Steph A. said...

To a specific group of people reading the exciting news above...would you like to me pick your 6/49 numbers?? lol lol

Janna said...

Mich, Oh yah, I am convinced it has all been pretaped.

I heard about the STrombo Show too... Maybe we should post about that?!??!?!

Steph, we should buy tickets!