CTV Kicks Off Fall Premiere Week with Powerful New Monday Night Schedule,
Sept. 20

- Toronto-born Rick Fox, Jennifer Grey, David Hasselhoff and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino join DANCING WITH THE STARS for the hottest season yet -
- Canadian Nathan Fillion's hit series CASTLE joins CTV's Monday night Fall lineup -
- New episodes air on CTV.ca following their television broadcast -

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TORONTO, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - CTV's new Monday night lineup kicks off the Fall with some killer moves as the star-studded competition series DANCING WITH THE STARS returns at 8 p.m. ET, followed by mystery-comedy CASTLE at 10 p.m. ET beginning September 20 on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Last season, DANCING WITH THE STARS performance shows drew an average of 2.172 million viewers, making it one of the most-watched reality series in Canada. Meanwhile, CASTLE popped in its sophomore season, averaging 1.7 million viewers in May to become one of last season's hottest shows.

As announced last night, the impressive list of celebrities confirmed to compete this season on DANCING WITH THE STARS include Michael Bolton, Brandy, Margaret Cho, Rick Fox, Jennifer Grey, David Hasselhoff, Florence Henderson, Kyle Massey, Bristol Palin, Audrina Patridge, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Kurt Warner. The couple with the lowest combined judges' scores and public votes for their performance will be sent home in the first two-hour results show, featuring performances by music legend Santana and rock band Daughtry on Tuesday, September 21 at 8 p.m. ET (the results show moves to its regular timeslot on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET beginning September 28 on CTV).

New episodes of DANCING WITH THE STARS and CASTLE are also available on demand the day following their television broadcast on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca.

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For further information: For further information:

Amanda Rinaldo, CTV Inc., 416.384.5325 or amanda.rinaldo@ctv.ca
Renee Dupuis, CTV Inc., 416.384.3154 or renee.dupuis@ctv.ca
Allie Page, CTV Inc., 416.384.4596 or allie.page@ctv.ca

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