Stroumboulopoulos Meets Stephanopoulos Ahead of CNN Debut

By Alex Weprin 

CNN’s new talk show host, George Stroumboulopoulos, made the TV rounds on his new channel and elsewhere this week to promote his new series “Stroumboulopoulos.”

First, the important thing: Stroumboulopoulos finally went face to face on “Good Morning America” with a certain American news anchor with a very similar name: George Stephanopoulos.

He also appeared on CNN’s “Starting Point,” where he says he grew up a big sports fan, and started his career as a sports reporter:

Here he is talking about Canada with fellow Canuck Ashleigh Banfield:

And here he is talking to Jake Tapper… also talking about Canada.

His show debuts Sunday night after “Parts Unknown,” then moves to Friday nights next week.