News Hour (Canadian news program)

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Global News Hour at 6/5:30
Also known as Evening News
News at 5
News Hour Weekends (on weekends)
Global News at 5:30 and 6 (Montreal/Toronto)
Starring Various hosts
Opening theme "News Hour Theme"
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
Production
Location(s) Vancouver
Edmonton
Lethbridge
Calgary
Regina
Saskatoon
Winnipeg
Toronto
Montreal
Maritimes
Okanagan
Running time 30-60 minutes
Production company(s) Global
Release
Original network Global
Picture format 480i (SDTV) (1974–2009)
1080i (HDTV) (2009-present)
First shown in Canada
Original release 1968 – present
Chronology
Related shows Morning News
Global News at Noon
Global National
Global News at 11

Global News Hour at 6 (also known as Global News at 6 and Global News at 5:30) is the name of local newscasts that air on Global, each city has a different edition of the program.[1][2] The show debuted in 1968,[3] originating at CHAN-TV Vancouver (then a CTV affiliate). Global News Hour at 6 airs on CHAN-DT Vancouver, CICT-DT Calgary, and CITV-DT Edmonton.[4][5][6] CHBC-DT Kelowna's flagship newscast is the hour-long Global News at 5.[7] CIII-DT Toronto and CKMI-DT Montreal both air hour-long newscasts known as Global News at 5:30.[8][9] CISA-DT Lethbridge, CFRE-DT Regina, CFSK-DT Saskatoon, CKND-DT Winnipeg, CHNB-DT Saint John, and CIHF-DT Halifax all air half-hour newscasts known as Global News at 6.[10][11][12][13][14] CHAN, CITV, and CICT also air a 5PM newscast known as Global News at 5 (previously Early News), which airs before Global National.[15][16][17]

Global BC[edit]

Main article: CHAN-DT
A Global BC News van

Global News Hour at 6 on CHAN-DT airs at 6 pm every weeknight. Global News Hour at 6 is co-hosted by Chris Gailus and Sophie Lui with Kristi Gordon as meteorologist and Squire Barnes as sports host.[18] Global News at 5 is anchored by Robin Stickley with Kristi Gordon as meteorologist and Squire Barnes as sports anchor.

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Okanagan[edit]

Main article: CHBC-DT
A CHBC News vehicle

CHBC-DT airs an hour-long program known as Global News at 5 (previously CHBC News at 5) as their flagship news program. CHBC also has a program called Global News at 6:30 which airs after Global National. Global News at 5 is anchored by Rick Webber with Wesla Wong and Duane English alternating days on weather. Global News at 6:30 is anchored by Rick Webber and Doris Maria Bregolisse.[19]

Global Edmonton[edit]

Main article: CITV-DT
Global Edmonton's logo

Global News Hour at 6 on CITV-DT is anchored by Gord Steinke and Nancy Carlson on weekdays and Quinn Ohler on weekends. Jesse Beyer hosts weather on weekdays and Kevin O'Connell on weekends. Global News at 5 is anchored by Gord Steinke.

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Calgary[edit]

Main article: CICT-DT
Global Calgary's logo

Notable former personalities[edit]

  • Ashleigh Banfield (was with MSNBC, now at TruTV, formerly Court TV)
  • Ed Whalen - deceased - was with CICT (then known as CHCT-TV) the first day it went on the air. News and Sports Director, news anchor & editorial. Host of Stampede Wrestling. Later, sports anchor and Calgary Flames play-by-play announcer. (Also worked for CFAC Radio and Calgary Sun)

Global Regina[edit]

Main article: CFRE-DT

Global Saskatoon[edit]

Main article: CFSK-DT

Global Winnipeg[edit]

Main article: CKND-DT

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Toronto[edit]

Main article: CIII-DT

Notable personalities[edit]

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Montreal[edit]

Main article: CKMI-DT

Global Maritimes[edit]

Main article: CIHF-DT

Notable former personalities[edit]

  • Janet Stewart - evening anchor (now working at CBC in Winnipeg)

Global Lethbridge[edit]

Main article: CISA-DT

Notable former personalities[edit]

Media information[edit]

Online media[edit]

People can watch the News Hour on the online Global video player in Canada.[20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ News Hour on Global BC | Global BC
  2. ^ News Hour on Global Toronto | Global Toronto
  3. ^ BCTV gallery at Vancouver Radio Museum
  4. ^ "Global News Hour at 6 BC | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  5. ^ "Global News Hour at 6 Calgary | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  6. ^ "Global News Hour at 6 Edmonton | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  7. ^ "Global News at 5 Okanagan | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  8. ^ "Global News at 5:30 Toronto | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  9. ^ "Global News at 5:30 Montreal | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  10. ^ "Global News at 6 Lethbridge | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  11. ^ "Global News at 6 Regina | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  12. ^ "Global News at 6 Saskatoon | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  13. ^ "Global News at 6 Halifax | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  14. ^ "Global News at 6 New Brunswick | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  15. ^ "Global News at 5 BC | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  16. ^ "Global News at 5 Calgary | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  17. ^ "Global News at 5 Edmonton | Global News". Global News. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  18. ^ http://globalnews.ca/bc/program/news-hour-bc/personalities/
  19. ^ http://globalnews.ca/okanagan/staff/personalities/
  20. ^ Global BC

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