CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme will broadcast from London beginning Monday night. LaFlamme will also co-host the Opening Ceremonies with Brian Williams on Friday evening. She previously co-hosted the Closing Ceremony at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010.
Here is CTV’s press release.
With more viewing options and extensive coverage of the Olympic Games than ever before, Canadians can count on CTV News to report the day’s events that matter most. Beginning Monday, July 23 through to the Closing Ceremony, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME takes the show on the road to London 2012. In addition to the national broadcast, CTV News will produce two local newscasts per day – at 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. (check http://www.CTVNEWS.ca for local broadcast times) throughout the Games.
“This is a privileged vantage point we feel fortunate to share with Canadians,” said Lisa LaFlamme, Chief Anchor and Senior Editor, CTV News. “The Olympic Games are a showcase of human achievement and we’ll be the eyes on London for Canadians back home.”
“We have all the bases covered for London 2012,” said Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News. “We will continue to tell the stories of the day that Canadians count on.”
Beginning Monday, July 23 at 11 p.m. and for the rest of the week leading up to Friday’s Opening Ceremony, which will be co-hosted by LaFlamme and OLYMPIC PRIME TIME’s Brian Williams, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME will feature interviews with athletes and prominent figures. Throughout the Games, LaFlamme will be joined in England by an augmented reporting team including Todd Battis, Sarah Galashan, and Tom Walters, along with Tom Kennedy and Ben O’Hara Byrne. On weekends, Sandie Rinaldo will co-anchor CTV NATIONAL NEWS from Toronto with LaFlamme in London.
In addition, with unrivalled Canadian access CTV NEWS CHANNEL will also hear from CTV News journalists on the ground in London with hourly updates on the latest developments throughout the Games.
For complete schedules of Games coverage on Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium platforms, visit the Bell Viewers’ Guide on CTVOlympics.ca/guide and