CTV Vancouver Celebrates 20th Anniversary Tomorrow, September 22
— September 21, 2017
– CTV MORNING LIVE VANCOUVER delivers a 20th anniversary special on Friday, Sept. 22, featuring a series of special guests from the station’s past and present –
VANCOUVER (September 21, 2017) – CTV Vancouvermarks a major milestone this week, as the station celebrates its 20th anniversary on the air on Friday, Sept. 22. To commemorate this special local community highlight, CTV Vancouver digs through the archives beginning today (Thursday, Sept. 21) to showcase the most significant stories of the past 20 years on air.
As part of the festivities, CTV MORNING LIVE VANCOUVER is set to host a 20th anniversary special tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 22), featuring a live studio audience for the first time ever. The unique broadcast features a series of special guests from the station’s past and present, including CTV NEWS AT SIX co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart.
“From everyone here at CTV Vancouver, our most sincere thanks to the viewers who have welcomed us into their homes over the last two decades,” said Les Staff, News Director, CTV Vancouver. “It’s an honour and a privilege for us to report each and every day on this incredible city we call home. We’re very excited to reflect on the most memorable moments in the station’s history, and we look forward to the next 20 years!”
Initially known as Vancouver Television, the station officially hit the airwaves on Sept. 22, 1997. It became a CTV station in 2001 and has been known as CTV Vancouver since 2012. Viewers in Vancouver and across the region look to CTV Vancouver daily as a reliable source of breaking news, locally focused stories, and entertainment in the city.
About CTV News CTV News is Canada’s most-watched news organization both locally and nationally, and has a network of national, international, and local news operations. CTV News operations include CTV NEWS CHANNEL, BNN – Business News Network, CP24, and information programming, including CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH SANDIE RINALDO, W5, POWER PLAY, and QUESTION PERIOD. Flagship news sites include CTVNews.ca, as well as CP24.com and BNN.ca, and are complemented by CTV News GO, CP24 GO, and BNN GO apps, and text-over-video product, ON THE GO, which provide a direct connection to Canada’s most trusted news anytime and anywhere. With a perspective that is distinctly Canadian, CTV News brings Canadians the international and domestic news stories of the day and is the #1 news organization in Canada.
About CTV CTV is Canada’s #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 16 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at CTV.ca.