Question Period

CTV’s Question Period launches an impressive 42nd season with renowned Canadian journalist Kevin Newman at the helm on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. ET.

Newman joined Canada’s landmark political television program in 2011 as Co-Host, marking his return to television and to Parliament Hill. Over the last year, Question Period has found a new foothold with younger audiences (A18-34), as illustrated by the show’s 40% year over year audience growth in this demographic.

By including online momentum and new faces to the political debate, this season of Question Period – Canada’s longest running political program – has a new look and feel, delivering audiences a better view of Parliament Hill. Popular segment “The Scrum” will continue to be the most vibrant political panel on TV. Continue reading »

11:00am – Sunday, September 11 on CTV

Digital News Evangelist for Bell Media and new Co-Host of QUESTION PERIOD, Kevin Newman joins long-time Co-Host Craig Oliver, Chief Political Correspondent for CTV News at the helm of Canada’s national political landmark for the program’s 41st season. QUESTION PERIOD consistently delivers you the top newsmakers and stories from Ottawa, across the country and around the world.

CTV’s QUESTION PERIOD is poised to kick off its 41st season with renowned Canadian journalist Kevin Newman joining Craig Oliver, Chief Political Correspondent for CTV News, at the helm of the national political landmark program.

The season opener airs Sunday, September 11 at 11 a.m. ET with an in-depth look at the 10th anniversary of 9/11 through a political lens (visit CTV.ca to confirm local listings).

An encore presentation of QUESTION PERIOD also airs Sundays at 5 p.m. ET on CTV News Channel and on CTV Two at various times across the country (visit CTV.ca/Two for detailed listings).

“With two of the strongest political journalists in the country, viewers can rely on QUESTION PERIOD as the authoritative source for candid discussion and debate about Canadian politics,” said Wendy Freeman, President, CTV News. “We are delighted to welcome Kevin back to CTV and the Ottawa Bureau, and look forward to QUESTION PERIOD remaining front and centre as a political powerhouse.”

Earlier this year, it was announced that Newman would join CTV as Co-Host of QUESTION PERIOD alongside long-time Co-Host Craig Oliver. Newman serves in a dual role as Digital News Evangelist for Bell Media, helping to shape the digital future and brand of CTV News, as well as offer insight into the digital media strategy for other Bell Media properties.

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, CANADA AM, W5, POWER PLAY and QUESTION PERIOD. 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.