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.