Intelligent, funny, unpredictable and authentic, The Hour is unlike any other program on television. Host George Stroumboulopoulos connects you to the movers and shakers of the world. With his trademark interview style, George asks the questions that spark dynamic dialogues. In a vibrant fusion of news, entertainment, and in depth conversations, The Hour provides its audience direct access to the influential and fascinating people who are shaping our future.

Equally comfortable interviewing politicians, newsmakers, sports heroes, activists, rock stars and Hollywood A-listers, George has welcomed such notable and varied guests as former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, former Prime Ministers of Canada Jean Chrétien and Brian Mulroney, hockey sensation Sean Avery, environmentalist Dr. David Suzuki, music legend Bono, Noble Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi and iconic actors Tom Cruise and Harrison Ford. These remarkable people are just a few of the many to sit in The Hour's signature red leather chairs.

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Episodes

The Hour K'naan

K'naan sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos to discuss the astronomical success of his song Wavin' Flag, which became the anthem for Canada's Haiti relief efforts and for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. K'naan also talks about growing up in Rexdale, a Toronto neighbourhood with a reputation for gang activity that has become home to many Somali immigrants.
  • 2010
  • 00:14:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2015

The Hour The Hour Talks Politics

George Stroumboulopoulos gets political with some of the most fascinating and controversial characters on the international, national and provincial scene. Shocking discoveries are packed into these two hours. Featuring interviews with Frank McKenna, June Callwood, Michael Ignatieff, Ed Broadbent, Maher Arar and his wife, Monia Mazigh, Scott McClellan, Danny Williams, David Frum, Elizabeth May and Naomi Klein.
  • 2009
  • 01:58:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Hour The Hour Goes Eco

George Stroumboulopoulos explores sustainability with some of the most recognized names in the environmental arena: David Suzuki, Michael Pollan, Jane Goodall and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Featuring interviews with Majora Carter, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Dr. Eric Chivian, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tzeporah Berman, Michael Pollan, David Suzuki, Bjorn Lomborg, Jane Goodall and Peter Raymont.
  • 2009
  • 01:45:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Hour The Hour Gets Character

George Stroumboulopoulos brings us captivating stories about people who have made a difference in our world: James Orbinski, the founder of Doctors Without Borders, former UN commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour, and the riveting story of Master Corporal Paul Franklin, to name a few. Featuring interviews with Louise Arbour, Master Corporal Paul Franklin, Andrew Young, Julio Montaner, John Bul ...
  • 2009
  • 01:52:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Hour Prime Ministers and Presidents

George Stroumboulopoulos has interviewed many heads of state, including many of Canada’s prime ministers. Gain insight into their world as these leaders take a look back at their careers. Featuring interviews with Brian Mulroney, Joe Clark, Paul Martin, Jean Chrétien, Jimmy Carter, Vicente Fox and John Howard.
  • 2009
  • 01:49:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Hour The Hour Does Business

BlackBerry, lululemon, Roots. George Stroumboulopoulos sits down with the founders of these Canadian companies and business success stories. Plus incisive conversations with the sharpest minds in business writing, Malcolm Gladwell and David Chilton, make this a must for marketing, entrepreneurial and business courses! Featuring interviews with Nouriel Roubini, Harry Dent, David Chilton, Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen Bronfman, Michael Budman (Roots), Jim ...
  • 2009
  • 01:50:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013