radio | Paul Houde will chronicle the ICI premiere

After losing his show at 98.5 FM, Paul Houde landed a mic at Radio-Canada.

Posted at 12:34pm
Updated at 3:17 p.m

Marc Andre Lemieux

Marc Andre Lemieux
The press

ICI Premiere listeners can hear him on Patrick Masbourian’s Friday morning show, All in one morning. He will deliver his first column on September 2nd.

This is a reunion for Paul Houde and Patrick Masbourian. The two were among the comrades-in-arms of the cult show The end of the world is at 7 o’clock at TQS between 1997 and 2000.

Paul Houde will also contribute to the new meeting of Jean-Philippe Wauthier and companies, The day (is still young), which will air on September 5th. He will carry out his interventions on Tuesdays. This 30-minute daily airs weekdays at 1 p.m. Olivier Niquet will attend every day, while Jean-Sébastien Girard will be present “occasionally”.

Paul Houde’s arrival was announced on Monday by Radio-Canada, which launched ICI Première’s 2022-2023 program. Paul Houde left 98.5 FM last June after 15 years with the company. The broadcaster Cogeco Media did not extend its contract.

Radio-Canada wanted to retain the services of Paul Houde “for all the qualities of communicator that we know of him,” we are told.

Other novelties of ICI Première include the arrival of Raymond Saint-Pierre, Edith Cochrane and Isabelle Brouillette in the team of collaborators of Pénélope McQuade, who resumed duty on Monday morning.

Émilie Perreault’s new show, There will always be culture, will be broadcast on September 5 at 1.30 p.m. and will be a 90-minute discussion on literature, but also on creation and art “in all its forms”. She will be surrounded by “culture enthusiasts,” including comedian Mariana Mazza, journalist Claudia Larochelle and author Heather O’Neil, the public broadcaster says.

Also worth noting is the arrival on Tuesday 6 September of a new weekly literary program entitled tell me what you read, moderated by Karyne Lefebvre. Stéphane Leclair will take the wheel on Wednesday Great interviewsthen on Thursdays Paul Journet and Rose-Aimée Autumn T. Morin will drive crazy ideas.

At the weekend, Marie-Louise Arsenault presents her new radio talk show, Everything can happenstarting at 4pm on Saturday September 10. The collaborators include Jean-Philippe Cipriani, Anne Dorval, Nicolas Pham, Irdens Exantus, Raed Hammoud, Mathieu Belisle, Manal Drissi and Martine St-Victor.

Catherine Perrin will take the helm Green lighta program dedicated to the environment on Sundays at 3pm.

Saturday September 4 marks the arrival of Johnny BBQ, a well-cooked car driven by Jean-Sébastien Girard at 5 p.m. Arnaud Soly, Pierre-Yves Roy-Desmarais, Mariana Mazza, Yannick de Martino, Marie-Lyne Joncas and Michelle Desrochers will undergo shock treatment this fall. For her part, Rebecca Makonnen leaves at 6 p.m. oil on the fire, which is described as an hour of “uninhibited” exchange. The hostess will be surrounded by Christiane Charette, Catherine Éthier, Sophie Fouron, Sarah-Maude Beauchesne and Vanessa Destiné.

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