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Upcoming series: The Hour, CBC, Oct. 9

From a CBC media release:

George Stroumboulopoulos Kicks off CBC Television’s New Late Night with The Hour Premiering Monday, Oct. 9

Late night has a new face. THE HOUR-one of CBC Newsworld’s most talked about programs-launches on CBC Television Monday, Oct. 9 at 11 p.m., and on CBC Newsworld at 8 p.m. ET. The show will air four nights a week, Monday through Thursday. Hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos, THE HOUR will feature provocative guest interviews and opinion-driven daily take on international news, entertainment, sports, music and fashion-whatever Stroumboulopoulos finds interesting or noteworthy.

With a new set and the addition of a live studio audience, the third season of CBC Television’s THE HOUR will offer viewers a mix of commentary on the day’s big stories, with a more personalized approach. THE HOUR will feature topics and guests that Stroumboulopoulos feels a connection to, has opinions about and wants to share with his viewers.

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Upcoming episode: Intelligence, CBC, Sept. 26

From the CBC website:

Let the conspiracy, betrayal and reprisals begin

In the critically acclaimed pilot for Intelligence, crime boss Jimmy Reardon (Ian Tracey) has stolen files that could destroy CSIS and Vancouver’s Organized Crime Unit. They’ll do whatever it takes to get them back.

The two-hour pilot garnered five Gemini nominations for Best Television Movie, Best Writing (Chris Haddock), Best Direction (Stephen Surjik) and Best Performance by Lead Actor and Actress for Tracey and Klea Scott.

Brand new episodes ignite the airwaves starting Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 9pm on CBC Television.