Fringe, The Mentalist and Eleventh Hour Anchor Fall 2008 Schedule on 'A'



    TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - With a fresh new look and a dynamic new
primetime line-up, 'A' is set to deliver one of Canada's most exciting fall
schedules. 'A' announced today premiere dates for the Fall 2008 season,
including TV's most talked about new programs: J.J. Abrams' sci-fi series
Fringe (Sept. 9), crime drama The Mentalist (Sept. 22), and Jerry
Bruckheimer's new mystery series Eleventh Hour (Oct. 9). In addition, CTV
announced today that is has acquired the broadcast rights to new reality
series Hole in the Wall and will provide a sneak preview of the series
immediately following Fringe on Sept. 9.

    The 'A' schedule also boasts several of last season's breakout hits. The
much talked about Gossip Girl moves to 'A' along with Terminator: The Sarah
Connor Chronicles (Sept. 8), critical darling Pushing Daisies (Sept. 30), last
season's highest-rated new drama Private Practice (Oct. 1), Dirty Sexy Money
(Oct. 1), Samantha Who? (Oct. 6) and Eli Stone (Oct. 14). Fan favourite
America's Next Top Model (Sept. 3) rounds out 'A's must-see line-up along with
Don't Forget the Lyrics (Sept. 12), Two and a Half Men (Sept. 22), Wife Swap
(Oct. 3) and America's Funniest Home Videos (Oct. 5).

    (xx) Media Note (xx) - Download photos at ctvmedia.ca/Atv

    Please note: All times listed are Eastern/Pacific. All times and dates
subject to change.

    
    PREMIERE DATES
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    Title                 Date              Time        Special Notes
                                            (ET)
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    Gossip Girl           Mon., Sept. 1     8 p.m.      Special day and time
                                                        - moves to Sun. at
                                                        8 p.m. beginning
                                                        Sept. 7
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    America's Next Top    Wed., Sept. 3     8 p.m.      Two-hour premiere
    Model
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    Road to Avonlea       Sat., Sept. 6     7 p.m.
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    TMZ                   Mon., Sept. 1     7:30 p.m.
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    Terminator: The       Mon., Sept. 8     8 p.m.
    Sarah Connor
    Chronicles
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    Fringe (xx)NEW(xx)    Tues., Sept. 9    8 p.m.      95-minute super
                                                        simulcast with CTV
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Hole in the Wall      Mon., Sept. 9     9:35 p.m    Sneak Preview -
    (xx)NEW(xx)                                         moves to Thursdays
                                                        at 8 p.m. beginning
                                                        Sept. 11
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    Don't Forget the      Fri., Sept. 12    9 p.m.
    Lyrics
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    Two and a Half Men    Mon., Sept. 22    9 p.m.
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    The Mentalist         Mon., Sept. 22    10 p.m.
    (xx)NEW(xx)
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    Cold Case             Sun., Sept. 28    9 p.m.
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    Pushing Daisies       Tues., Sept. 30   8 p.m.
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    Private Practice      Wed., Oct. 1      9 p.m.
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    Dirty Sexy Money      Wed., Oct. 1      10 p.m.
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    Wife Swap             Fri., Oct. 3      8 p.m.
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    America's Funniest    Sun., Oct. 5      7 p.m.
    Home Videos
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    Samantha Who?         Mon., Oct. 6      9:30 p.m.
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    Eleventh Hour         Thurs., Oct. 9    10 p.m.
    (xx)NEW(xx)
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    Eli Stone             Tues., Oct. 14    10 p.m.
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For further information:

For further information: Amanda Rinaldo, CTV Inc., (416) 332-5325 or
arinaldo@ctv.ca; Ssnia Brum, CTV Inc., (416) 332-5374 or sbrum@ctv.ca; Jim
Quan, CTV Inc., (416) 332-5311 or jquan@ctv.ca; Allie Page, CTV Inc., (416)
332-4596 or apage@ctv.ca

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