W5

JunosBubleW5 will turn to the spotlight on Juno Awards host Michael Buble ahead of the ceremony.

Premiering this Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s “THE VOICE” catches up with the acclaimed international star, whose career has included the sale of more than 40 million albums to date.

The Burnaby, B.C.-born artist muses with CTV’s Beverly Thomson about his future plans, becoming a father for the first time, and his upcoming album release, while taking an honest and even touching look back over his career. Continue reading »

7:00pm – Saturday, January 26 on CTV

W5 investigates cops, quotas, and tickets.

This week, W5’s Tom Kennedy heads to a Manitoba hog farm, reporting on a hidden camera investigation that gives viewers a disturbing, inside glimpse into the practices that can be found at many factory farms which produce much of the meat that ends up on Canadians’ dinner tables.

“Food For Thought” premieres Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV. Also in this episode, W5 takes viewers on the awe-inspiring journey of 31-year-old Spencer West, as the motivational speaker and double-amputee embarks on the most daunting challenge of his life to climb the highest mountain in Africa in “Reach For the Top”. Continue reading »

Premiering this Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5 host and Chief Correspondent Lloyd Robertson takes viewers inside an investigation into dolphin-assisted therapy.

“Unlocking Alex” looks at one family’s pursuit of a miracle treatment in hopes of helping their severely autistic child. W5’s cameras capture remarkable therapy sessions as the seven-year-old girl seemingly responds to interaction with her dolphin “therapist”, Leena.

In “Unlocking Alex”, W5’s Robertson heads to the Curacao Dolphin Therapy and Research Center, joining parents Wendy and Peter Garish as they embark on a hope-filled search to improve the quality of their daughter Alex’s life. Continue reading »

7:00pm – Saturday, November 10 on CTV

W5 investigates a controversial treatment for autistic children.

7:00pm – Saturday, November 3 on CTV

W5 investigates horrific stories of abuse and terror at a home that was meant to protect vulnerable children.

In an all-new W5 investigation premiering this Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, Victor Malarek investigates horrific stories of abuse and terror at a residential home that was supposed to protect vulnerable children.

“The Throwback Children” explores a devastating cover-up spanning decades that includes allegations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse affecting orphaned and abandoned children.

Exclusive interviews with victims, plus documents obtained by W5, reveal that both the home and government knew about the serious mistreatment of the children. Continue reading »

In recent years, the number of addictions and deaths resulting from prescription drugs in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley has grown to crisis proportions.

Premiering this Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, W5’s “Prescription Tragedy” investigates the prescription pill epidemic in this Canadian community, the growing number of kids and adults using and overdosing on opiates, and the alarming ease in getting prescription drugs on the street.

Also in this episode, W5 turns the lens on Host and Chief Correspondent Lloyd Robertson, delivering an intimate look at the life and times of Canada’s iconic newsman on the eve of the publication of his autobiography. Continue reading »

W5: TBD

7:00pm – Saturday, October 13 on CTV

An investigation into a Canadian community ravaged by the use of prescription drugs, and W5 host Lloyd Robertson candidly discusses his life and career in journalism.

7:00pm – Saturday, October 6 on CTV

W5 delves into an exclusive look at the reclusive life of one-time starlet Annette Funicello, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis, and then profiles a Canadian eco-warrior Paul Watson.