Ex-con Victor Torres is hired by Francine Primeau, the editor of The Montreal Tribune, to be their source for crime stories, since he can use his connections within the city's criminal underworld to get scoops as well as the truth.




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Complete series cast summary:
Louis Ferreira ...  Victor Torres 15 episodes, 1991-1992
Vittorio Rossi Vittorio Rossi ...  Dino Moroni 15 episodes, 1991-1992
Arthur Grosser Arthur Grosser ...  Bill Rack 15 episodes, 1991-1992
Dorothée Berryman ...  Francine Primeau 15 episodes, 1991-1992
Vlasta Vrana ...  Lieutenant Drabeck / ... 15 episodes, 1991-1992
Jack Langedijk ...  Bob Vanderdan / ... 14 episodes, 1991-1992
Ellen David ...  Rachel Kane 14 episodes, 1991-1992
Françoise Robertson ...  Nicole 11 episodes, 1991-1992
Michael Rudder Michael Rudder ...  Hubie / ... 11 episodes, 1991-1992
Jocelyne Zucco ...  Martine 11 episodes, 1991-1992
Paula de Vasconcelos ...  Christina 8 episodes, 1991-1992
Sophie Lorain ...  Sylvie Belanger 8 episodes, 1991-1992
Daniel Pilon ...  Moorcraft 8 episodes, 1991-1992
Burke Lawrence Burke Lawrence ...  Alex Noble 7 episodes, 1991-1992


This show, broadcast after midnight, revolves around a newspaper, The Montreal Tribune. Victor Torres, an ex-con who took a fall for his friend Dino Moroni, was hired by the paper's editor, Francine Primeau, after he was paroled. Victor uses his contacts in the underworld to dig out stories about crime. Also on the paper are the city editor, Bob; Bill Rack, the old reporter awaiting retirement, and Rachel Kane, the young reporter; Hubie Collison, the copy editor; Sylvie Belanger, the police reporter; and the staff photographer, Marine Beaudoin. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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Adventure | Crime | Drama




USA | Canada



Release Date:

29 October 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Городской ангел See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Not bad crime show
9 June 2005 | by hfhfdfseSee all my reviews

URBAN ANGEL Not bad crime show I remember watching Urban Angel back at the beginning of 1990s. It is not a masterpiece but not a garbage either. Lorne Brass plays a crime reporter Luke nicknamed Urban Angel who has a unique talent of getting into trouble while trying to investigate the crimes he routinely reports on. Well, the police are not at their best again, so who will care if not our brave guy, Luke. Another person joins the parade of a thousand and one amateur detectives. The results are not bad. Sure, there are lots of clichés without which the show would not be so old fashioned, so typical. Luke does not want to be a detective but sometimes he simply has to because time and again not he looks for trouble but trouble looks for him. So, it is not the case "I am tired of what I do, I want to go beyond it". This show is good enough, I would compare it (to some extent) to The Midnight Caller –If you saw it you will understand. As far as I know Urban Angel was on only for 1 season, and there were not any major reruns of it.

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