CTV Cranks Up the Heat With Competitive New Summer Schedule

Hot & Wild: CTV Cranks Up the Heat With Competitive New Summer Schedule

- CTV secures this summer's must-see reality series including Mark Burnett's EXPEDITION IMPOSSIBLE hosted by Canadian Dave Salmoni, June 21
- Relationships are put to the test deep in the Costa Rican jungle in new series LOVE IN THE WILD, June 1 -
- New heart-stopping competition series Take the Money and Run joins CTV's line-up, July 28 -
- Original comedies HICCUPS and DAN FOR MAYOR return for Season 2 as part of a new Sunday night comedy block including THE BIG BANG THEORY and new summer season of HOT IN CLEVELAND -
- All-new FLASHPOINT debuts this summer, June 17 -
- SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA kicks off its fourth season, June 20 -
- LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT returns for a tenth and final season May 15 -
- Bravo!/CTV original series THE BORGIAS makes its World Broadcast Premiere, June 21 -

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TORONTO, May 9 /CNW/ - CTV revealed a summer schedule today starring this summer's most buzzed-about new reality series. The sizzling line-up of must-see reality TV features Mark Burnett's new extreme competition/adventure series EXPEDITION IMPOSSIBLE (June 21) hosted by Canada's Dave Salmoni; the steamy dating series LOVE IN THE WILD (June 1) from the producers of SURVIVOR and THE APPRENTICE; and Jerry Bruckheimer's no-holds-barred, interrogation thriller TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN (July 28).  

Additionally, CTV introduces a new, end-of-weekend comedy lineup on Sunday nights with a hilarious two-hour comedy block beginning June 19. The hilarity kicks off with episodes of THE BIG BANG THEORY (June 5), leading into Season 2 of DAN FOR MAYOR (June 5) at 7 and 7:30 p.m. ET. Then, the return of all-new episodes of HOT IN CLEVELAND (June 19), lead into Season 2 of HICCUPS at 8 and 8:30 p.m. HICCUPS airs on Mondays beginning May 30 for three weeks, before settling into its regular Sunday night timeslot on June 19.

Meanwhile, CTV's hit series FLASHPOINT (June 17) reloads for an adrenaline-filled fourth season in simulcast with CBS following a six-week run of encore episodes beginning May 6. And who will be crowned Canada's next favourite dancer? Fall fave and now a summer must-watch, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE CANADA (June 20) kicks off its fourth season. As well, the critically-acclaimed original Bravo! series THE BORGIAS (June 21) makes its Network Television Premiere on CTV in HD.

Additional highlights:

  • All-new episodes of THE VOICE and LAW & ORDER: LA continue.
  • LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (May 15) returns for its 10th and final season.
  • SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (May 26) is back for its eighth season.
  • The star-making original stand-up series COMEDY NOW! (June 4) returns for Season 13. 

To view the complete release, please click here:  http://www.bellmediapr.ca/ctv/releases/release.asp?id=13771&yyyy=2011


For further information:

Amanda Rinaldo, CTV, 416.384.5325 or amanda.rinaldo@bellmedia.ca
Christy Sullivan, CTV, 416.384.3624 or christy.sullivan@bellmedia.ca
Shannon Hall, CTV, 416.384.2056 or shannon.hall@bellmedia.ca
Tonia Addison, CTV, 416.384.2194 or tonia.addison@bellmedia.ca

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