stroumboulopoulosGeorge Stroumboulopoulos hasn’t got off to the best of starts with his new CNN talk show in the US.

The eponymous talk show debuted on Sunday to 192,000 viewers, 78,000 of those in the 25-54 demographic.

Comparatively, the show in the same 10pm CNN timeslot last week drew 62% more total viewers.

The series had a decent lead-in in the form of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, which pulled 460,000 total viewers. Continue reading »

CBC/RADIO-CANADA - Co-hosts of the 32nd ANNUAL GENIE AWARDSGeorge Stroumboulopoulos says he plans to have “meaningful conversations” on his new CNN talk show this summer.

The show – entitled Stroumboulopoulos – begins tonight before slipping in to its regular slot on Friday nights.

“We’re looking for emotional range and interesting interviews,” he said. “If an interview just serves the idea of celebrity, then I think that sucks. I don’t want to do that.

“I don’t have a real plan when I do an interview. I have some themes that I want to hit. But I don’t have a set list of questions that I knock off. I just start the conversation and we see where it goes.” Continue reading »