Sniper Takes Maple Leaf Gardens in CTV's Gripping FLASHPOINT Fall Finale,
Nov. 20

    
                        Sniper in Maple Leaf Gardens:

             Gripping FLASHPOINT Fall Finale Airs Nov. 20 on CTV

    - Gunman goes to the extreme to save one of hockey's greatest shrines
                              from demolition -

    - FLASHPOINT wins six Gemini Awards, including Best Dramatic Series -
    

TORONTO, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - Hot on the on the heels of three more Gemini Award wins Saturday night, including Best Dramatic series, Canada's most-watched original drama series FLASHPOINT wraps its Fall season this Friday, November 20 at 10 p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Shot from inside one of hockey's greatest temples, historic Maple Leaf Gardens comes back to life, guest-starring as "Godwin Coliseum" when the SRU attempts to disarm a highly-trained and passionate sniper who will to do anything to save the famed arena from demolition. With unprecedented access, viewers get a never-before seen look at the bowels of Maple Leaf Gardens, including hidden corridors, the Foster Hewitt Gondola, and the announcer's booth used by former house-announcer Paul Morris, as the SRU tracks down their target in one of the series' most riveting episodes ever.

(xx) Media Note (xx) Download photos from this FLASHPOINT episode at www.ctvmedia.ca. Screeners available on request.

Nominated for a record 19 Gemini Awards, FLASHPOINT nabbed three Gemini Awards in October and three more in Calgary on Saturday, including Best Dramatic Series, Best Performance by an Actor (Enrico Colantoni) and Best Direction in a Dramatic Series (Kelly Makin).

In addition to now being Canada's Best Dramatic Series, FLASHPOINT is also Canada's most-watched original drama, breaking records in its second blockbuster season. FLASHPOINT averages 1.8 million viewers on CTV, up 38% from last winter (Season 2, Part 1). One of Canada's Top 20 most-watched programs, FLASHPOINT consistently is the most-watched program in the country on Friday nights, and broke the two million viewer mark (2.006 million) with a series high for its Season 2, Part 2 premiere in September.

To view the complete release, please click here: http://www.ctvmedia.ca/ctv/releases/release.asp?id=11815&yyyy=2009

SOURCE CTV

For further information: For further information: Amanda Rinaldo, CTV Inc., (416) 384-5325 or amanda.rinaldo@ctv.ca; Jim Quan, CTV Inc., (416) 384-5311 or jim.quan@ctv.ca


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