George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight
Each weeknight, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight brings you a smart, sharp and intimate conversation with some of the world’s biggest stars and original thinkers.
From icons and legends to new voices and emerging talent, George doesn’t just ask questions. He creates a space for every guest to tell stories and share experiences.
Plus, our nightly panel features some of the funniest comedians around, with their fast and furious take on pop culture.
Shot in front of a live studio audience, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight is an entertaining and engaging look at our world and the people who shape it.
Now in its 9th season, the show reaches millions of viewers on multiple platforms and has won four Gemini awards for best talk series in Canada and a Gracie for outstanding talk show.
George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight airs at 7pm and 11:30pm on CBC Television, or go to strombo.com.
The Strombo Show
Every Sunday night, George takes over the airwaves with the return of the spirit of radio.
The Strombo Show is three hours of commercial free music and conversation, covering all genres and all eras, with great guests and requests.
Each show, George features Ten With Tom (a Tom Waits song) and a live performance from every guest that comes by – everyone from Slash, Ziggy Marley, Buddy Guy and Maestro Fresh Wes to Band of Horses, Propagandhi, D-Sisive, Dan Mangan and many more.
There’s also The Magnificent Seven – our favourite tracks of the week. And The Blend – a 15 minute mix from some of Canada’s best DJ’s.
Catch The Strombo Show live and commercial free Sunday nights from 8-11pm on CBC Radio 2. You can also stream or download it on strombo.com the next day.
A six Gemini Award and Canadian Screen Award winner for best host in a talk series, George Stroumboulopoulos has interviewed a who’s who of entertainment icons, world leaders, and respected thinkers.
But that’s just one side of George. The other side has taken an active role in global initiatives and is a strong advocate for social issues.
George is the first Canadian National Ambassador Against Hunger for the United Nations World Food Programme. And he’s one of three Canadians recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader for 2012.
He also was a driving force behind Canada for Haiti, a live benefit that raised more than 27 million dollars for Haitian earthquake victims, and One Million Acts of Green, which saw Canadians register 1.6 million acts of green on the official website.
Along the way, George has interviewed Hollywood legends such as Oprah, Tom Cruise, Michael J. Fox, Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Samuel L. Jackson; political leaders such as Hillary Clinton, Stephen Harper, Jean Chrétien, Sarah Palin, Brian Mulroney, Al Gore and Jimmy Carter; critically acclaimed authors including Christopher Hitchens, Salman Rushdie, Stephen King, Peter C. Newman and Gore Vidal; music stars Coldplay, Nickelback, Robert Plant, Snoop Dogg, Tony Bennett, Shania Twain, Michael Buble, Ice Cube and The Foo Fighters; renowned directors including Spike Lee, James Cameron, Deepa Mehta, Brian DePalma, and Paul Haggis; and Hollywood breakout stars Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds and Robert Pattinson.
As well, George took part in The Greatest Canadian TV series on CBC, hosting a documentary to make his case for the founder of medicare in Canada, Tommy Douglas. He was one of ten finalists and ultimately received the most votes from Canadians, winning by more than 50,000 votes over second placed Terry Fox.
George has also hosted the highly-regarded CBC documentary series Love, Hate & Propaganda - which examined how propaganda helped shape significant events of the 20th century, including the Second World War, the Cold War and the War On Terror.
George is the host and co-executive producer of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight. You can find him on twitter at @strombo.