May 2012

9:00pm – Tuesday, June 5 on CTV

LOVE IN THE WILD returns for a second season with new host Jenny McCarthy ((TWO AND A HALF MEN), as well as new location in the tropical paradise of the Dominican Republic. Putting relationships to the ultimate test, LOVE IN THE WILD pairs 10 single men with 10 single women for a romantic adventure unlike anything they could have ever imagined. Hearts will be broken when the new crop of singles embark on their journey to find true love.

8:00pm – Tuesday, June 5 on CTV

The auditions continue as award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay (HELL’S KITCHEN), restaurateur Joe Bastianich, and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot critique the good and the bad and continue to narrow down the competition. Those who impress the judges will earn a coveted white apron and move one step closer to becoming the next MASTERCHEF.

9:00pm – Monday, June 4 on CTV

Part one of the two-night season premiere has award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay (HELL’S KITCHEN), restaurateur Joe Bastianich, and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot returning to the MASTERCHEF judging panel in Los Angeles. A stockbroker, professional opera singer, plastic surgeon, and a blind cook,compete against each other by creating their signature dishes to win a coveted apron and move on to the next round.

10:30pm – Saturday, June 2 on CTV

Comedian Kyle Radke talks about his trips to the doctor, women’s obsession with weight, his fear of flying, and bees.

10:00pm – Saturday, June 2 on CTV

Comedian Jonny Harris comments on his dating problems, growing up in Newfoundland, and the difference between soccer and hockey players.

7:00pm – Saturday, June 2 on CTV

(Airs in all markets except Toronto, CTV Atlantic and Northern Ontario)
The Gemini Award-winning CTV Original Movie ELIJAH takes a smart and light hearted look at The Meech Lake Accord, an important historical moment and a political crisis that left the country teetering on the edge. It’s a subject that might put some students to sleep, but not Elijah (Canadian Billy Merasty, The New World), ELIJAH is the spirited tale of a reluctant hero who went on to change the course of Canadian history – with a feather. Please visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times

7:00pm – Saturday, June 2 on CTV

Storytelling plays a big part at Toronto’s SickKids Hospital. Whether it is the bravery and hopefulness of the families, the creativity and innovation of the researchers or the kindness and compassion of the staff, each play a role in contributing to this extraordinary place. In the CTV special telethon BELIEVING IN HEROS, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at the brave children, caregivers and families, and their stories at Toronto’s SickKids Hospital. Please visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times

Global News is giving Canadians more ways to stay informed on the day’s top news this fall with the announcement of several new programs in local communities across the country.

From the launch of Global Toronto’s News at Noon, and the move of the newsmagazine program 16×9 to a weekday primetime slot, to the expansion of both morning and evening broadcasts in select markets, Global News is determined to serve communities from coast-to-coast with unparalleled news coverage and content. Continue reading »

Shaw Media and A+E Networks today announced the extensive expansion of their long-standing partnership to bring two exciting new channels, Lifetime and H2, to Canada.

Additionally, Shaw Media’s number one entertainment specialty channel, History Television will transition to HISTORY. Slated to launch in fall 2012, the new channels will join Shaw Media’s slate of top-ranked specialty channels.

“A+E Networks is the force behind a number of the most sought-after TV brands and is recognized as a leader in pioneering innovative content,” says Paul Robertson, Group Vice President of Broadcasting and President of Shaw Media. “Through our deepened partnership with A+E Networks we continue to stake our claim as a frontrunner in the television industry and reinforce our unwavering commitment to giving Canadians access to the best possible content.” Continue reading »

Shaw Media announced today its standout 2012/13 programming lineup across its specialty channels, featuring internationally celebrated formats, top-notch stars and brand-new channels that will deliver strong original content.

“This is a hugely exciting year for Shaw Media,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice-President, Content, Shaw Media. “The return of record-breaking Canadian adaptations of smash hit formats in conjunction with the debut of so many original new series reinforces our dedication to delivering the best in entertaining content to Canadians every day.” Continue reading »