-"Scoop" is a 52-episode (45-minute, in four seasons) Quebec television series created by Fabienne Larouche and Réjean Tremblay and aired from January 8, 1992 to April 6, 1995 on Télévision... See full summary »




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Series cast summary:
Macha Grenon ...  Stéphanie Rousseau 13 episodes, 1995
Roy Dupuis ...  Michel Gagné 13 episodes, 1995
Rémy Girard ...  Lionel Rivard 13 episodes, 1995
Francine Ruel ...  Léone Vigneault 13 episodes, 1995
Raymond Bouchard ...  Paul Vézina 13 episodes, 1995
Martin Drainville ...  Richard Fortin 13 episodes, 1995
Michel Barrette ...  Serge Vandal 13 episodes, 1995
Andrée Lachapelle ...  Yolande Rousseau 13 episodes, 1995
René Gagnon ...  François Dumoulin 13 episodes, 1995
Sophie Lorain ...  Manon Berthiaume 13 episodes, 1995
Raymond Cloutier ...  Julien Bolduc 13 episodes, 1995
Joëlle Morin ...  Alexandra Dumoulin 13 episodes, 1995
Yvon Charette Yvon Charette ...  Journaliste Express 13 episodes, 1995
Jean-François Lafont Jean-François Lafont ...  Journaliste Express 13 episodes, 1995
Rachel Lauzon Rachel Lauzon ...  Journaliste Express 13 episodes, 1995
Néfertari Bélizaire Néfertari Bélizaire ...  Journaliste Scoop 13 episodes, 1995
Mario Chabot Mario Chabot ...  Journaliste Scoop 13 episodes, 1995
André Querton André Querton ...  Journaliste Scoop 13 episodes, 1995
Marie-Claude Robitaille Marie-Claude Robitaille ...  Journaliste Scoop 13 episodes, 1995
Geneviève Angers ...  Isabelle Girard 10 episodes, 1995
Catherine Colvey ...  Maureen Foster 10 episodes, 1995
Denis Mercier ...  Gilles Bernard 10 episodes, 1995
Pierre Powers ...  Roméo Vachon 10 episodes, 1995
Micheline Lanctôt ...  Alice Simard 9 episodes, 1995
Yves Soutière ...  Philippe Charlebois 9 episodes, 1995
Daniel Pilon ...  Maurice Dion 7 episodes, 1995
Mylène Noël Mylène Noël ...  Réceptionniste Scoop 7 episodes, 1995
Yves Sénécal Yves Sénécal ...  Journaliste Express 7 episodes, 1995
Dandy Thibaudeau Dandy Thibaudeau ...  Journaliste Express 7 episodes, 1995
Barbara St-Philippe Barbara St-Philippe ...  Journaliste Scoop 7 episodes, 1995
Claude Léveillée ...  Émile Rousseau 6 episodes, 1995
Marie-Josée Caya ...  Sylvie Vézina 6 episodes, 1995
Pierre Rivard Pierre Rivard ...  Roger Lacroix 6 episodes, 1995
Isabel Fortin Isabel Fortin ...  Journaliste Express 6 episodes, 1995
Virginie Dubois Virginie Dubois ...  Amélie (Bébé Léone) 6 episodes, 1995
Benoît Paiement Benoît Paiement ...  Journaliste Scoop 6 episodes, 1995


-"Scoop" is a 52-episode (45-minute, in four seasons) Quebec television series created by Fabienne Larouche and Réjean Tremblay and aired from January 8, 1992 to April 6, 1995 on Télévision de Radio-Canada. "Scoop" is set in the universe of a major daily newspaper in Montreal (Canada), 'L'Express'. It follows the activities of the various people involved in news production, including journalists and personalities of the moment. They include ambitious journalist Stéphanie Rousseau (Macha Grenon), daughter of the newspaper's owner (Claude Léveillée), bureau chief Lionel Rivard (Rémi Girard), ambitious journalist Michel Gagné (Roy Dupuis), clumsy journalist Richard Fortin (Martin Drainville) and labour union president Léonne Vigneault (Francine Ruel).

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The final chapter on a great series !
31 May 2003 | by RealLiveClaudeSee all my reviews

One of the few series who scored good with an excellent and moving story, "Scoop" concludes in a good way...

Victim of an helicopter accident, newspaper magnate Emile Rousseau (Claude Leveille) is now paraplegic and unable to move, needing a bodyguard (Pierre Chagnon) to help him move around. Though he is still able to speak, hear and think, his life has become useless... With the help of his friend Vezina (Raymond Bouchard), he passes away in a strange way...

Which makes way for his daughter, Stephanie (Macha Grenon), to investigate his shady past through a computer program... She discovers things she never expected, like her dad having a mistress (Andree Champagne) who gave birth to a half-sister, Odile (Chantal Fontaine), a detail that her mom Louise (Andree Lachapelle), shut her eyes because she loved her husband so much...

But personnal findings are not the only burden of Stephanie: she still is the boss of the "Scoop", which trails far from its competitors and losing money. Especially dealing with the ego of Charles Dumoulin (Rene Gagnon) who wants to do an expensive trip for a big article, but as the expenses are tight, he faces a big no and wanders around in the office. And Tintin (Martin Drainville) is in grief of his dead wife, killed on assignment in Ottawa and has a hard time to go over. Only the love of Alex (Joelle Morin), might save him. To save the newspaper, Stephanie must risk to step down and give the job to the accountant (Sophie Lorain), whose decisions are way more over the edge and dissatisfies some of the staff who leaves the place...

And becoming the head of Roussac, the magnate who controls the "Scoop" and "L'Express", Stephanie has to face the harsh Board of Administrators, whose one member, Laurier Gregoire (Jacques Godin, who plays in some style reminescent of the late Vincent Price), is mad enough to go way over the boundaries to get rid of her...

And Michel Gagne (Roy Dupuis) in her life ? Since he is part of the Rousseau conglomerate, he feels trapped in this wealthy world, where his girlfriend Stephanie and his son Francis are now inheritors of a big fortune, fearing he's left aside. And wants to get somewhat away from that reclusive and over-protection climate that shields his thirst for adventure abroad... He must too make a choice...

Won't spoil the fun here, but the ending is enigmatic enough that we might wonder what happens next...

Thanks for four great seasons of a roller-coaster mini-series like Scoop, well acted and written, which brought out most of Quebec's talented actors out on the spotlight !

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