|Live at 5|
Live at 5 opening as of September 27, 2012
|Starring||Nick Dixon, Stephaine Smyth|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV) (2008-2012)|
1080i (HDTV) (2012-Present)
|Original release||January 14, 2008|
|Related shows||Live at 5:30|
Live at 5 is a Canadian television news program that airs weekdays on CP24 from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Starting in July 2017, CTV Toronto started to simulcast the program in addition to Live at 5:30. Starring at Nick Dixon, and Stephaine Smyth get information about breaking news, weather, and traffic. Also a brief look at the Top Stories of the day. The special weather forecast will be presented by meteorologist Chris Potter.
Live at 5 premiered on January 14, 2008, as a 15-minute newscast before going to talk shows, the original hosts were, Ann Rohmer and George Lagogianes. On January 19, 2010, the program was expanded to 30-minutes in the wake of budget cuts at Rogers Media's Citytv stations across Canada including the cancellation of their 5 p.m. newscast for Toronto which is now followed by its newly launched half-hour newscast, Live at 5:30.
The CP24 studio is located on the second floor of 299 Queen Street West. Large north-facing windows look out towards Queen Street. The set and newsroom is home to Live at 5 and most of the other CP24-produced programming.