News Hour (Canadian TV program)

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Global News Hour at 6/5:30
Also known asEvening News
News at 5
News Hour Weekends (on weekends)
Global News at 5:30 and 6 (Montreal/Toronto)
StarringVarious hosts
Opening theme"News Hour Theme"
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
Production
Production location(s)Vancouver
Edmonton
Lethbridge
Calgary
Regina
Saskatoon
Winnipeg
Toronto
Montreal
Maritimes
Okanagan
Running time30-60 minutes
Production company(s)Global
Release
Original networkGlobal
Picture format480i (SDTV) (1974–2009)
1080i (HDTV) (2009-present)
First shown inCanada
Original release1968 –
present
Chronology
Related showsMorning 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 newscasts known as Global News at 5:30 (one hour long in Toronto and half an hour in Montreal, which is followed by another half-hour newscast at 6:30).[8][9] CFRE-DT Regina, CFSK-DT Saskatoon, CKND-DT Winnipeg, CISA-DT Lethbridge, CHNB-DT Fredericton, and CIHF-DT Halifax all air half-hour newscasts known as Global News at 6.[10][11][12][13][14] CHAN, CITV, and CICT, CFRE, and CFSK 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]

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 Sophie Lui with Kristi Gordon as meteorologist and Squire Barnes as sports anchor.

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Okanagan[edit]

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 half-hour program called Global News at 6:30 which airs after Global National. Global News at 5 is anchored by Rick Webber. Global News at 6:30 is anchored by Rick Webber and Doris Maria Bregolisse.[19]

Global Edmonton[edit]

Global Edmonton's logo

Global News Hour at 6 on CITV-DT is anchored by Gord Steinke and Carole-Anne Devaney on weekdays and Breanna Karstens-Smith 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]

Global Calgary's logo

Global News at 6 on CICT-DT is anchored by Linda Olsen on weekdays and Jayme Doll on weekends. Paul Dunphy hosts weather on weekdays and Jodi Hughes on weekends. Global News at 5 is anchored by Linda Olsen.

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]

Global News at 6 on CFRE-DT is anchored by Carlyle Fiset with CFSK meteorologist Peter Quinlan doing the weather. Global News at 5 and Global News at 10 is anchored by Carlyle Fiset and Elise Darwish.

Global Saskatoon[edit]

Global News at 6 on CFSK-DT is produced in Regina and anchored by Carlyle Fiset with local meteorologist Peter Quinlan doing the weather. It was previously produced locally from Saskatoon, however when longtime Global Saskatoon personality Julie Mintenko departed the station, the decision was made to centralize production in Regina. Global News at 5 and Global News at 10 is anchored by Carlyle Fiset and Elise Darwish.

Global Winnipeg[edit]

Global News at 6 on CKND-DT is anchored by Lisa Dutton with Mike Koncan on weather on weekdays and Mark Carcasole (from Toronto) with Ross Hull on weather and Anthony Bruno on sports on weekends. Global News at 10 is anchored by Lisa Dutton and Kevin Hirschfield along with Mike Koncan on weather and Russ Hobson on sports on weekdays and Mark Carcasole (from Toronto) with Mike Arsenault on weather and Megan Robinson on sports on weekends.

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Toronto[edit]

Global News at 5:30 on CIII-DT is anchored by Alan Carter and Farah Nasser with Anthony Farnell on weather. Global News at 11 is anchored by Crystal Goomansingh with Mike Arsenault or Ross Hull on weather and Rob Leth on sports. Global News at 6, which is only half an hour long, is anchored by Mark Carcasole with Ross Hull on weather and Anthony Bruno on sports on weekends.

Notable personalities[edit]

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Montreal[edit]

Global News at 5:30 is anchored by Jamie Orchard with Anthony Farnell on weather from Toronto. Previously a one-hour-long show, Global News at 5:30 was split into two half-hour newscasts in 2018. Global News at 6:30 is also anchored by Jamie Orchard and airs after Global National. Global News at 6 is anchored by Mark Carcasole from Toronto on weekends.

Global Halifax and New Brunswick[edit]

Global News at 6 on CIHF-DT is anchored by Sarah Ritchie with Anthony Farnell on weather and Rob Leth on sports on weekdays. Global News at 11 is anchored by Crystal Goomansingh with Anthony Farnell on weather and Rob Leth on sports on weekends.

Notable former personalities[edit]

Global Lethbridge[edit]

Global News at 5 is CISA's flagship newscast which is anchored by Liam Nixon with Paul Dunphy on weather from Calgary. Global News at 6 also airs following Global National. CISA previously had a one-hour-long newscast, known as News Hour, from 6-7pm, however it was shortened to half an hour in 2014, with the latter half replaced with a simulcast of Global Calgary's News Hour.

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]

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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