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TORONTO, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - CTV confirmed today its fall premiere dates for CTV and CTV Two. CTV is set to premiere three of the most highly anticipated new series this fall: the gritty, action-packed Batman origin story GOTHAM, airing Mondays at 8 p.m. beginning Sept. 22; Shonda Rhimes' addictive new legal thriller HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. beginning Sept. 25; and the playful fast-paced superhero series THE FLASH, airing Tuesdays at 8 p.m. beginning Oct. 7. Also debuting on CTV and CTV Two's exciting new fall schedules are the mysterious immortality drama FOREVER (Sept. 22 and 23), and the newly acquired Sunday night hit RESURRECTION (Sept. 28).
Fall 2014 Premiere Week kicks-off with a special Monday-night double-pump of THE BIG BANG THEORY on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. ET.* Then, beginning Oct. 30, Canada's most-watched series will anchor CTV's hilarious new Thursday night comedy block joined by Season 2 of America's #1 new comedy THE MILLERS** at 8:30 p.m. ET, and the new Boston-born family sitcom THE McCARTHYS at 9:30 p.m.ET.
Meanwhile, the new fall season of CTV's hit medical drama SAVING HOPE begins on Monday of Premiere Week (Sept. 22), with the first episode of a special two-night premiere event that week. The CTV original production will then be paired with a new season of certified hit series GREY'S ANATOMY, airing Thursday nights beginning Sept. 25. Both programs will have a special five-week run on Thursdays, before GREY'S ANATOMY settles into its new Wednesdays at 10 p.m. timeslot.
Full episodes of CTV and CTV Two series will also be available live and on demand on CTV.ca and the CTV Go app.
See below for a list of premiere dates for new and returning series. All dates are subject to change. All times in ET. Visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times.
Premiere dates for THE GOLDBERGS and LAW AND ORDER: SVU will be announced later.
FALL 2014 PREMIERE DATES for CTV and CTV Two:
Wednesday, Sept. 17
10 p.m. - THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA (CTV) - SPECIAL TIME
Monday, Sept. 22
7 p.m. - THE BIG BANG THEORY (CTV) *BACK-TO-BACK NEW EPISODES (Airs in regular 7:30 p.m. timeslot beginning Sept. 29)
8 p.m. - GOTHAM (CTV) - NEW
8 p.m. - THE VOICE (CTV Two) - TWO HOURS
9 p.m. - SAVING HOPE (CTV) - SPECIAL TWO-PART FALL PREMIERE: PART ONE
10 p.m. - FOREVER (CTV) - NEW - SPECIAL TWO-NIGHT FALL PREMIERE: PART ONE
Tuesday, Sept. 23
8 p.m. - FOREVER (CTV) - NEW - SPECIAL TWO-NIGHT FALL PREMIERE: PART TWO - (Special Day and Time)
9 p.m. - MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (CTV) - NEW TIMESLOT
10 p.m. - PERSON OF INTEREST (CTV)
Wednesday, Sept. 24
8 p.m. - THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA (CTV) - REGULAR TIMESLOT (Airs in regular 8:00 p.m. timeslot on CTV Two beginning Oct. 8)
Thursday, Sept. 25
8 p.m. - GREY'S ANATOMY (CTV) - SPECIAL TIMESLOT
9 p.m. - SAVING HOPE (CTV) - SPECIAL TWO-PART FALL PREMIERE: PART TWO - Regular Timeslot
10 p.m. - HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (CTV) - NEW
Wednesday, Oct. 1
9 p.m. - CRIMINAL MINDS (CTV)
Tuesday, Oct. 7
8 p.m. - THE FLASH (CTV) - NEW
Wednesday, Oct. 8
8 p.m. - ARROW (CTV)
Friday, Oct. 24
9 p.m. - GRIMM (CTV)
Thursday, Oct. 30
8 p.m. - THE BIG BANG THEORY (CTV) - REGULAR TIMESLOT
8:30 p.m. - THE MILLERS (CTV) - NEW TO CTV
9 p.m. - TWO AND A HALF MEN (CTV) - NEW TIMESLOT **FINAL SEASON**
9:30 p.m. - THE McCARTHYS (CTV) - NEW
Friday, Nov. 7
8 p.m. - MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (CTV Two)
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CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 13 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at CTV.ca.
- CTV -
Source: Numeris (BBM Canada), Sept 23, 2013 - May 25, 2014 (Weeks 5-39, final data).
**Nielsen Media Research, 9/23/2013-5/21, 2014, Live+7, Primetime Ranking
For further information:
Tonia Addison, CTV & CTV Two, 416.384.2194 or email@example.com
Matthew Almeida, CTV & CTV Two, 416.384.2629 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqui VanSickle, CTV & CTV Two, 416.384.5091 or email@example.com
Tanya Koivusalo, CTV & CTV Two, 416.384.2664 or firstname.lastname@example.org