Network: Global Television Network
Broadcast Run: 2011
Broadcast Medium: Television
At its June 2011 Upfront presentation, Global announced that Global News was working on a new live current affairs and political program, The West Block, which would be launched in September 2011.
On September 7th, Global announced that the new one-hour series, The West Block would debut on Sunday October 16th at 12 noon. It would be hosted by Tom Clark, Global News’ new chief political correspondent, who had moved over from CTV after not getting the national news anchor spot just vacated by Lloyd Robertson.
The series eventually debuted on Sunday November 6th at 11:00 am.
Written by Pip Wedge – June, 2011