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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Strombo ' s 10th Season begins!

GEORGE STROUMBOULOPOULOS TONIGHT KICKS OFF ALL-NEW 10th ANNIVERSARY SEASON!

Canada’s source for entertainment news, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, returns with renowned guests, beginning 7 p.m. (7:30 NT) September 16 on CBC-TV.

September 11, 2013 - GEORGE STROUMBOULOPOULOS TONIGHT heads into its 10th anniversary season with entertaining new episodes, beginning Monday, September 16 at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT) on CBC Television. George provides a unique take on entertainment programming, bringing his viewers closer than ever to the action, through his thought-provoking and surprising discussions with cultural icons and internationally renowned celebrities. Not only do viewers tune in for George’s award-winning interviews every evening, they will be entertained by the revised comedy round table, playful segments and more.

Launch week kicks off with Forbes’ third-highest-earning comedian Russell Peters in the red chair and CBC’s own Ron James on the comedy round table. It will also showcase appearances by author and business expert Amanda Lang; comedian, actor and writer Gerry Dee; physician, author and holistic health guru Deepak Chopra; Harry Potter sensation Daniel Radcliffe; musician and songwriter Slash; British comedian, actor and writer Michael Palin; and Canadian actress Amber Marshall.

Throughout the season a wide range of celebrities, icons and artists will take to the signature red chairs to chat with George, including:

· Actor, director and CEO Joseph Gordon-Levitt

· Star of the summer Netflix sensation Orange is the New Black Taylor Schilling

· Canadian film director, producer and writer Jason Reitman

· Preacher, televangelist, author, and pastor Joel Olsteen

· Hunger Games actor Wes Bentley

· British actor, singer, producer and DJ Idris Elba

· Star of Girls, actor Adam Driver

· Italian actress, filmmaker and author Isabella Rossellini

· Award-winning film director and writer Denis Villeneuve

· Australian film and TV actor Joel Edgerton

· International leading lady Saoirse Ronan
· Canadian actor and director Keanu Reeves

· American actor and star of Dexter, Michael C. Hall

GEORGE STROUMBOULOPOULOS TONIGHT airs Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. (7:30 NT), with an encore airing at 11:30 p.m. (12 midnight NT). The show is taped daily in front of a live studio audience at the CBC Broadcasting Centre in Toronto. Tania Natscheff is executive producer and Dan Hughes is senior producer. George Stroumboulopoulos is co-executive producer and host.

2 comments:

renee coogan said...

I am anxious to see the new season Of GST this week. It looks like a good beginning and it seems that there are no major structure changes to the show FOR ONCE. Although, I have read that the panel will have some sort of change. I just hope that the other segments like "Best Story Ever" and "Something you might not know" return as well.

Has the CNN show finished. At last count, only 9 shows out of 10 have aired. I believe that there is an episode (Osbourne/Penn/Mortimer) that has not aired. I guess what with all the preemptions that it won't. I also don't think it may return next year. Not that I don't think he's great, but what with all the preemptions and the strange reviews, it does not look that good.

Barbara said...

The Panel will be more of a round table with a revolving group of regulars and a guest panelist. I have not seen it in action yet.

I don't know any more about the CNN show. It helped the show make connections if nothing else.