American Idol

8:00pm – Wednesday, March 28 on CTV

The remaining finalists perform live hoping to impress the judges in order to win America’s votes.

8:00pm – Wednesday, March 21 on CTV

After the shocking disqualification of Jermaine Jones, the Top 10 finalists take to the IDOL stage to perform songs of Billy Joel for America’s votes.

8:00pm – Wednesday, March 14 on CTV

The finalists perform live hoping to impress the judges in order to win America’s votes.

8:00pm – Wednesday, March 7 on CTV

Following the eliminations from last week, the remaining competitors take the stage to compete for America’s votes.

8:00pm – Wednesday, February 22 on CTV

Contestants try one last time to impress the judges, singing for their lives to prove who deserves to make it to the next round. For some, it’s the end of the road, but for the first group of semifinalists whose names will be revealed tonight, the next part of the journey is about to begin.

8:00pm – Wednesday, February 15 on CTV

After contestants are pushed to their limits in the most intense Hollywood Week in IDOL history, Randy, Jennifer and Steven reveal who they believe have what it takes to be the next AMERICAN IDOL.

American Idol gained momentum last night with 2.5 millions viewers on CTV, rocking the show to a 16% increase in total viewers over last week.

Winning the night overall, AMERICAN IDOL powered CTV to claim the Top 3 programs of the day, including CRIMINAL MINDS (#2, 2.45 million) and CSI (#3, 2.1 million). CTV won each timeslot from 8-11 p.m. in total viewers, A25-54, and A18-49, both nationally and in all markets.*

Featuring highlights from “Hollywood Week”, AMERICAN IDOL also saw notable gains in A18-34 (+28%) and A18-49 (+19%) compared to last week. AMERICAN IDOL continues tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Two (visit ctv.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

Earlier at 7 p.m. ET, the CTV original documentary DARKNESS AND HOPE: DEPRESSION, SPORTS AND ME reached an amazing 2.5 million Canadians, breaking the stigma about mental health as part of Bell’s Let’s Talk Day initiative.

With a prelminary overnight average audience of 648,000, the one-hour documentary featured TSN’s Michael Landsberg, Olympian and Bell Let’s Talk Day spokesperson Clara Hughes, hockey’s Stéphane Richer, and baseball’s Darryl Strawberry discussing their personal battles with mental illness.

The documentary repeats Friday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. ET on TSN, Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV Two, and on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. ET on CTV, and is available now on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca.

8:00pm – Wednesday, February 8 on CTV

Auditions continue as superstar judging panel Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler sit through more good, bad and outrageous auditions in search for the next singing superstar in the eighth round of auditions.

8:00pm – Wednesday, January 25 on CTV

The auditions continue as singing hopefuls attempt to impress the judges and move on in the competition.

Due to last night’s exciting overtime finish of the NFC Championship Game, the new episode of AMERICAN IDOL was pushed back by an hour on FOX and CTV.

Viewers have another chance to see the episode, tomorrow Tuesday January 24, at 8 p.m. ET on CTV Two (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).