CP24 Release: CP24 Now Offers Toronto Viewers More Early News With LIVE AT 5
and LIVE AT 5:30

- In response to CityTV announcement of restructuring of broadcast operations and cancellation of 5 p.m. newscast, CP24 offers two new half-hour news programs on the radio and on the web

TORONTO, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - Today, CP24 brings a fresh approach to news with the debut of two new half-hour programs: CP24's LIVE AT 5 and LIVE AT 5:30. CP24's lead anchor, Ann Rohmer, anchors tonight's inaugural CP24's LIVE AT 5 newscast featuring CP24's team of resourceful reporters bringing viewers breaking Toronto news stories, traffic and transit, weather and sports, along with national and international news stories. Melissa Grelo helms LIVE AT 5:30, bringing Torontonians the news they need when and where they need it.

In response to CityTV's announcement that they are restructuring broadcast operations, including eliminating their 5 p.m. newscast today, CP24 has announced it will fill the void for Toronto.

"Toronto deserves a 5 p.m. local newscast," said Bob McLaughlin, Vice President and General Manager of CP24. "CP24 now gives our viewers a chance to watch at home or listen in the car from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. LIVE AT 5 and LIVE AT 5:30 is all part of our ongoing commitment to give Torontonians the news when they want it."

CP24's TalkTV programming will be accommodated with new primetime timeslots offering more opportunity for viewers to catch popular shows such as "Wylde on Health", "Animal House Calls" "Webnation", "Hot Property, and others.

    About CP24

CP24 is Toronto's source for breaking news. Following the mantra "we're always with you," viewers can watch CP24 on television, listen on the radio, and follow along online at CP24.com. The station is owned by CTV Inc, a division of CTVglobemedia.


For further information: For further information: Emily Young Lee, CTV, (416) 384-3004 or emily.younglee@ctv.ca; Patricia Garcia, CP24, (416) 384-2645 or patricia.garcia@ctv.ca

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