– Competition heats up this summer with Jennifer Lopez in WORLD OF DANCE (May
26), Alec Baldwin in MATCH GAME (June 7), and NFL superstar sibling trio JJ, TJ,
and Derek Watt in ULTIMATE TAG (May 20) –
– CTV announces world broadcast network television premiere of Crave Original
documentary ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND on
May 24 –
– BLINDSPOT and MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (May 27) set out on final
missions with series finales this summer –
– Marvel Studios movies take over Sundays with titles including The Avengers, Thor,
Captain America: The First Avenger, and more –
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TORONTO, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Building on a strong spring season, and with viewership surging for the network's primetime schedule, CTV unveiled today the first wave of new and returning series headlining the network's sizzling summer lineup – headlined by the new, high-octane, physical competition series ULTIMATE TAG, airing Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and everywhere CTV content can be found, beginning May 20. The new series, co-hosted by NFL superstar sibling trio JJ, TJ, and Derek Watt, is based on the classic playground game of Chase.
Additionally, CTV announced today the world broadcast network television premiere of the Crave Original feature documentary ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND airing Sunday, May 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Brian Grazer, and Ron Howard, among others.
Returning to the CTV schedule are fan favourites including the hit dance competition series WORLD OF DANCE (May 26) with Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and NE-YO, who introduce new game-changing twists this season including a "Callback Vote" and "Blind Battle"; and the celebrity-filled game show MATCH GAME (June 7), hosted by Alec Baldwin.
Viewers will also get set to say goodbye this summer with the fifth and final season of BLINDSPOT currently airing Thursdays on CTV, and the seventh and final season of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (May 27) set to anchor Wednesday nights. Sundays are also about to get "Marvel-ous" as CTV presents a movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe each week, Sundays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, beginning June 7.
"The first wave of our summer programming kicks off a strategic schedule with new content landing Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays," said Mike Cosentino, President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. "Key summer franchise programming will bridge our schedule into fall to ensure CTV remains the home of can't-miss television, night after night."
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For further information: please contact: Matthew Almeida, CTV Networks, 416.384.2629 or [email protected]; Elysia Circelli, CTV Networks, 416.384.5166 or [email protected]; Christy Sullivan, CTV Networks, 416.384.3624 or [email protected]