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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

Thursday, August 29, 2013

CBC Partners With TIFF

The Stroumboulopouli got a press release that is of interest to friends and fans of George Stroumboulopoulos, the CBC and TIFF. 

Here it is!
August 29, 2013 - CBC is pleased to announce an exciting new content partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival for the 2013 Festival. For the first time, TIFF Industry’s Moguls series,  Keynote Conversation, Doc Conference, telefilms Canada PITCH THIS! and Master Class will take place in the CBC’s Glenn Gould Studio and many of CBC’s top stars are hosting various conversations as part of the Festival’s broader conversation series.
In addition, CBC is the co-host and broadcast partner of TIFF's annual ‘Canada Party’, taking place at the CBC Broadcast Centre on Saturday, September 7 from 10pm – 2am. TIFF, alongside CBC and Canada Goose, will bring together top Canadian talent and industry leaders for a night that celebrates the best in Canadian TV and film. The event is by invitation only.

We’re very happy to partner with the prestigious TIFF this year,” said Jennifer Dettman, Interim Executive Director, Studio and Unscripted Content at the CBC. “CBC is building an ongoing relationship with TIFF, and we’re excited for what lies ahead and to continue working with one of the world’s top cultural institutions.”
‘The Moguls’ series will take place at the Glenn Gould Studio, while the Mavericks series will mainly be hosted at TIFF Bell Lightbox, featuring a movie screening and Q&A session afterward:
·         September 6 – WHAT IS CINEMA? (TIFF Bell Lightbox), with Chuck Workman, hosted by Brent Bambury
·         September 7 – MADE IN AMERICA (TIFF Bell Lightbox), with Ron Howard, hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos
·         September 7 – IN CONVERSATION WITH… IRRFAN KHAN (Glenn Gould Studio)
·         September 8 – IN CONVERSATION WITH… SPIKE JONZE (TIFF Bell Lightbox)
·         September 8 – 12.12.12. (Winter Garden Theatre) with Harvey Weinstein, hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos
·         September 9 – FOR NO GOOD REASON (TIFF Bell Lightbox), with Ralph Steadman, hosted by John Northcott
·         September 10 – IN REAL LIFE (TIFF Bell Lightbox), with Beeban Kidron, hosted by Nora Young
·         September 12 – OUR MAN IN TEHRAN (TIFF Bell Lightbox), with Larry Weinstein and Ken Taylor, hosted by Susan Ormiston
·         September 13 – WOMEN IN FILM 40TH ANNIVERSARY (TIFF Bell Lightbox), with Madeline Anderson and Kay Armatage, hosted by Anna Maria Tremonti

If you are in the GTA we hope to see you in and around the TIFF this year!

Monday, August 26, 2013

This week in Strombo Aug 26-30

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week
George is back in Toronto! The show is gearing up to get ready for a marathon of TIFF interviews that start Sept 5 to the 14th. Reserve your tickets here!

Monday Aug 26
Fallen media mogul Conrad Black

On the panel the very funny Nile Seguin

Tuesday Aug 27
The very kind and very funny Colin Mocherie
Champion snowboarder Mark McMorris

Featured on the panel Ennis Esmer

Wednesday Aug 28
Fun and funny actress Meg Tilly

 On the panel Debra McGrath

Thursday Aug 29
HGTV host Mike Holmes

Featured on the panel Debra DiGiovanni

Friday Aug 30
Author David Sedaris 

Ed The Sock is on the panel

Sunday, August 04, 2013

The Strombo Show - August 4th, 2013


Tune in to the Strombo Show tonight for The Best Of The Strombo Show!
The Strombo Show will be revisiting  some of the best from the past year.

As always there will be the Magnificent 7, Ten O'Clock With Tom (Waits) and The Big Lie Down.

See you there!

This week in Strombo Aug 5 - 9

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight this week
The summer continues with some of the best interviews of the season as the staff at GST gear up for the new season. 

Monday Aug 05
Hardest working comedian in Canada, Ron James

Panel guest Jonny Harris

Tuesday Aug 06
Actor Emmanuel Lewis talks about his involvement with Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation

Panel guest, humourist and author Linwood Barclay

Wednesday Aug 07
From The Lang and O'Leary Exchange, Amanda Lang

Justin Bieber's mom, author Pattie Mallette

On the panel, actor/singer/comedian John Catucci 

Thursday Aug 08
Canada's most enterprising actor Dan Aykroyd

Plus the panel features Inessa Frantowski

Friday Aug 09
Special half hour interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger