Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Kevin Newman to Host CTV's Doc Series 'W5'; Robertson Is Special Correspondent

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Kevin Newman to Host CTV's Doc Series 'W5'; Robertson Is Special Correspondent

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Kevin Newman to host CTV's doc series 'W5'

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TORONTO - Kevin Newman will take the helm of CTV's documentary series "W5," the network announced Tuesday.

The journalist, who joined the show as a correspondent four years ago, takes over hosting and managing editor duties with the launch of the 51st season on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Newman succeeds former W5 host and chief correspondent Lloyd Robertson, who took the role in 2011 after stepping down after 35 years as chief anchor and senior editor of "CTV National News." In his new job as special correspondent, Robertson will continue to appear on "W5" and on other CTV News properties and platforms.

Robertson will look back at key moments from the program's archives in a one-hour 50th anniversary special airing Sept. …

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