CTV Programming Highlights - January 20 - 26

Additional CTV Programming Highlights, Jan. 20 – 26

Programming highlights on CTV next week include:

· Find out who’s going to the Super Bowl as NFL playoffs continue (Jan. 20)
· Find out which team wins the $1 million prize in the season finale of The Amazing Race (Jan. 20)
· Abstinence-pledged Darcy wakes up in a strange bed in Part 2 of the Degrassi: The Next Generation season premiere (Jan. 21)

· The Oscar nominees have been revealed and eTalk host Ben Mulroney reports from Los Angeles on whose names and which films made the ballot (Jan. 22)

· Hosted and narrated by Jeanne Beker, fashion icon Valentino talks candidly from his Parisian studio in the worldwide exclusive FashionTelevision Presents Valentino: King of Couture (Jan. 24)

Below is a chronological listing of programming highlights for January 20-31. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times):

Sunday, January 20

3 p.m. – NFL – NFL Divisional Playoff Game #1
San Diego Chargers @ New England Patriots

6:30 p.m. – NFL – NFL Divisional Playoff Game #2

New York Giants @ Green Bay Packers

10 p.m. – The Amazing Race – “The Final Push” – SEASON FINALE

The last three Teams set off on their final leg, as one Team that typically works well together experiences their first clash, and another Team misreads a vital clue that threatens their position.

Monday, January 21

7:30 p.m. – Degrassi: The Next Generation – “Standing in the Dark, Part 2” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Abstinence-pledged Darcy wakes up in a strange bed, screamingly hung-over. Panic-stricken, she tries to piece together the events of the night before. Meanwhile, Marco’s convinced that he and long-distance love, Dylan, are hunky-dory, but his friends know better. Ellie tries to intervene by introducing Marco to her cute co-worker, Eric, but Marco steadfastly rebuffs his every advance.

8 p.m. – Corner Gas – “Game Set and Mouse” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Oscar makes it his mission to exterminate a mouse he finds in Corner Gas, but his plans are thwarted when Davis takes the mouse’s side.

8:30 p.m. – Two and Half Men – “Kinda Like Necrophilia”
Alan seeks revenge when he discovers that Charlie stole his high school girlfriend.

9 p.m. – Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – “The Turk” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Sarah pays a visit to Miles Dyson’s widow looking for Skynet’s creators. Her search leads her to Andy Goode, a cell phone salesman who also happens to be the inventor of a chess playing computer known as “The Turk.” Sarah has to make a tough decision regarding her friendship with Goode.

10 p.m. – Medium – “To Have and To Hold” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Joe’s search for a new job takes an unexpected turn when a prospective employer asks he and Allison to a party at his home, confiding that his wife was hoping to meet Phoenix’s reported psychic. Allison reluctantly agrees, and begins to see how her recent dreams of Paris tie to the later disappearance of their host’s soon-to-be wed daughter.

Tuesday, January 22

7 p.m. – eTalk

The Oscar nominees have been revealed and eTalk host Ben Mulroney reports from Los Angeles on whose names and which films made the ballot. From across Canada and all the way to La La Land, eTalk also gets reactions from the nominees and fellow actors.

8 p.m. – American Idol – ALL-NEW EPISODE

The search for the next American Idol continues as the judges travel to more audition cities.

9 p.m. – Law & Order – “Driven” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Lupo and Green investigate the murders of a white boy and a black girl in a delicate, racially-charged case that soon envelops two brothers and a local boy’s father.

10 p.m. – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – “Inconceivable” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

A robbery at a sperm bank has Benson and Stabler racing to recover fertilized embryos before it is too late. The investigation into a long list of suspects eventually leads to a pair of publicity-seeking extremists, and to Benson’s personal fear of missing out on motherhood.

Wednesday, January 23

8 p.m. – American Idol – ALL-NEW EPISODE

The judges carry on the search for the next American Idol at audition cities across America.

9 p.m. – Criminal Minds – “Limelight” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

When the contents of a self-storage unit reveal the grisly early makings of a serial killer, Hotchner and his team must profile the contents in order to catch him.

10 p.m. – CSI: New York – “All in the Family” – ALL-NEW EPISODE

Mac investigates the murder of a woman outside a floral shop and, shortly after, a man located two buildings down is found dead. With two murders two buildings apart, the CSIs must figure out if one killer is behind both deaths.

Thursday, January 24

10:30 a.m. – Valentino: King of Couture – The Interview

A special half-hour interview by Jeanne Beker with style icon Valentino.

7 p.m. – FashionTelevision Presents Valentino: King of Couture

Hosted and narrated by Jeanne Beker, fashion designer Valentino speaks candidly from his Parisian studio in a worldwide exclusive – the first full-length interview granted following the announcement that his January 23 show in Paris would unveil his last-ever collection. For over 45 years, Valentino Garavani has been seducing Hollywood’s leading ladies and influential personalities with his romantic and timeless vision of beauty. From Valentino’s rocky financial start to spearheading an Italian invasion of Paris runways, the special delves into a life and career of style supremacy.

10 p.m. – Without a Trace – “Res Ipsa”

The team investigates the disappearance of a grieving mother who may have gone missing while trying to find her son, whom she believed was tortured and possibly killed while doing volunteer work in Guatemala.

Saturday, January 26

8 p.m. – One X One Gala

Filmed in Toronto in September 2007, the One X One Gala, hosted by Matt Damon, features a wide variety of incredible performances including Wyclef Jean, Shakira, The African Children’s Choir and prodigy Nikki Yanofsky. Recipients honored include actor Richard Gere, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, supermodel Petra Nemcova, National Chief Phil Fontaine, entertainer Wyclef Jean, philanthropists Fred and Bonnie Cappuccino, and marathon runners Charlie Engle, Ray Zahab and Kevin Lin. Recipients are recognized for their contributions to making the world a better place for children – each selected by the One x One Foundation.

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