National, The (Series) (1970- )

Aka: CBC News: The National, The National with Peter Mansbridge

National, The
The National is the nightly flagship news and current affairs daily program of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canada's public broadcaster. It is a 60-minute program. The main broadcast time is weeknights at 10 PM, local time. CBC Newsworld also broadcasts The National, at various times starting at 9:00 p.m. ET

Depending on the day's news, the usual programming pattern is a 25-minute newscast of stories and headlines, followed by documentaries, features and topical interviews. Peter Mansbridge is the anchor. Brian Stewart and Alison Smith host when Peter's away, and also present many of the longer form reports.

Hilary Brown....Correspondent
Stanley Burke....Anchor (1966-1969)
Bill Cameron....Correspondent & Weekend Anchor (1983-1999)
Earl Cameron....Anchor (1959-1966)
Warren Davis....Anchor (1969-1970)
Ian Hanomansing....Sub-anchor
Larry Henderson....Anchor (1956-1959)
Peter Kent....Anchor (1976-1978)
Peter Mansbridge....Anchor (1988-)
Wendy Mesley....Correspondent & Weekend Anchor (1979-)
Knowlton Nash....Anchor (1978-1988)
Lloyd Robertson....Anchor (1970-1976)
Alison Smith....Sub-anchor
Brian Stewart....Sub-anchor
Diana Swain....Sub-anchor

Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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