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CBC TV & Radio shows plus HNIC

His work with Artists for Peace and Justice

UN Ambassadorship for The World Food Programme

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Over the Holidays (2 weeks in 1 post)

The Strombo Show 
The next 3 Sundays on CBC Radio 2, 8 pm 'til Midnight you will hear...
The Strombo Hundred

 Our 100 songs of 2010!
Many are chosen from the G12 of 2010.

On George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight from now until New Years.

Monday Dec 20
Best of Season
Spiritual Teacher, Speaker and Author Deepak Chopra
Tough guy Actor/Director Clint Eastwood

Tuesday Dec 21
Best of Season
General Rick Hillier (former Chief of the Defense Staff of the Canadian Forces)
CBC Dragon and Business Tycoon Robert Herjavec
Wednesday Dec 22
Best of Season
Director Tim Burton
Director John Waters

Thursday Dec 23
Best of Season
Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington

Adventurer and Virgin CEO Richard Branson

Friday Dec 24

Holiday Music Special
George Stroumboulopoulos raps up Christmas with his musical guests 
Kardinal Offishall, Maestro, Moka Only, John McDermott, Hawksley WorkmanChantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida,
Chrissie Hynde, OK Go, Hot Hot Heat, Buck 65, Due Voci,
Karkwa, Johnny Reid, Russel Peters, Deepak Chopra

Week of Dec 26th

Monday Dec. 27
Best of Season
Big Bang Theory actor Jim Parsons
Bravely outspoken Author Salman Rushdie

Tuesday Dec. 28
Best of Season
Actor and Philanthropist Edward Norton
 Margaret Trudeau  is a author of two books, Beyond Reason and Consequences, Changing My Mind.

Wednesday Dec. 29
Best of Season
Former Lieutenant-General, Senator Roméo Dallaire
Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Anka
Thursday Dec. 30
Best of Season
Twilight actor Jackson Rathbone

Actress and musician Juliette Lewis

Friday Dec. 31
*NYE Special: a feature interview with the most fascinating person George has met all year.
This show features a look back at 2010 Strombo style! Plus the George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight countdown to 2011!!

From all of us Have a wonderful Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year!!
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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Week at a glance Dec 12 -17

Sunday nights from 8 pm until Midnight  across Canada 
The Strombo Show 
The Strombo Show brings you a meeting of musical minds.
Your host George Stroumboulopoulos, with help from Bob Mackowycz Jr, Darby, Mike and sometimes Rich Terfry contribute to playing  a range of music from the known and popular to the new and unexplored.

This Week on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight.
This is the last week of fresh regular shows before the holidays. 
Looking forward to the G S Tonight Christmas and New Years Specials
More on that next week.

Monday Dec. 13
The conservative MP guests keep becoming no shows when it's announced they they are going to be on G S Tonight but the other elected representatives of the Canadian people whether they be Liberals, NDP and even the Block always show up as will Monday's guest Liberal MP Bob Rae
Looking forward to hearing what he has to say about topics such as WikkiLeaks or the Cancun Environment Summit or maybe George and Bob will just talk about music and that would be cool too.

Tuesday Dec. 14
President Dana White
Sneak peek interview:

Wednesday Dec. 15
Last week Randy Bachman and Fred Turner were on the show but tonight it's musician Burton Cummings' turn in the red chair. He just finished touring for his latest album Above The Ground

Thursday Dec. 16
Barney's Version
Actor Paul Giamatti

"Barney's Version," the adaptation of Mordecai Richler's novel about an older man reflecting on his successful but troubled life.

Paul's filmography list is long and varied. From Sideways to Private Parts.

Friday Dec. 17
*Polar Bear Special
* - George goes to Churchill, Manitoba with musicians Raine Maida and Chantal
Kreviazuk to find out what can be done to save the Canadian polar bears from extinction.
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TRONtonians got TRONsformed by George

 This past week George has been tweeting up a storm about something cool happening Thursday.
His public tweets on Dec 6th to people like Amber Mac, Carlos Diaz and broadcaster Jim Richards promised something cool for TRONtonians that he was working on that would happen Thursday and ask everyone to be ready for it! The word spread and these teases continued until the Big reveal Thursday the 9th in the early evening.

 in this picture Jim Richards, Strombo, Carlos Diaz and Amber Mac + Tron
George Stroumboulopoulos along with Disney and the CN Tower presented the world wide premier of the movie Tron's Legacy.The first people to show up for the tweetup at the CN Tower got to be the first to see Tron's Legacy inside the CN tower's theater. Included in this fun, free evening is a ride up to the top for an amazing photo op!
I was not there but I heard back from people who went that they loved Tron, Jeff Bridges' acting and the music by Daft Punk. They had a great time! More pictures can be found here

Goes to show you don't need the film's stars to have a world premier. 

Monday, December 06, 2010

Sunday, December 05, 2010

Strombo Dec 5th to the 10th

Strombo is heading back from The Whistler Film Festival  and the CBC Vancouver's Open House in time for his work week.
The Strombo Show
George Stroumboulopoulos brings you four hours of music and interviews with musicians and music icons, with a range of music from the known and popular to the new and unexplored. This week is a best of The Strombo Show. Sunday 8 pm 'til Midnight

On George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week 

Monday Dec. 6
Conservative MP Rona Ambrose

Crafty comedian and author Amy Sedaris


Emmy award winning actor of The Big Bang Theory Jim Parsons

Wednesday Dec. 8
Garry Trudeau is an American cartoonist, best known for the Doonesbury comic strip.

Thursday Dec. 9
Still touring and creating music

Friday Dec. 10
Dan Lanois is a Canadian record producer, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter.

are an alternative rock band from Melbourne, Australia

Friday, December 03, 2010

Eric McCormack on playing a gay character

on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, Friday the 3rd.
George interviews Eric McCormack at a hockey rink and here is a sneak peak.