Rookie Blue

Thursday, July 26 – 10pm ET/PT on Global

While investigating the disappearance of a grad-student-turned escort, Gail is sent on an undercover sting operation at a high-end hotel. When Dov and Chris discover the body of a missing woman, the case takes a dangerous turn and puts Gail at risk.

Thursday, July 19 – 10pm ET/PT on Global

When a gifted psychic — or, at the very least, a gifted conman — enters 15 Division to help find the missing witness in an organized-crime case, the officers are forced to face some of the hidden truths about themselves and the people they work with.

Thursday, July 12 – 10pm ET/PT on Global

While investigating an illegal warehouse party, Andy and Swarek apprehend a surprising witness – Oliver’s 15-year old daughter, Izzy. Growing concern over her involvement nearly pushes Oliver over the edge — as a father and as a cop.

Thursday, July 5 – 10pm ET/PT on Global

While answering a domestic disturbance call, Andy’s personal life is turned upside down when the social worker at the scene turns out to be her estranged mother. Meanwhile, Detective Barber’s career may be on the line when a stash of guns he recovered during a case, end up back on the street.

“Girl’s Night Out”

On Traci’s first day as a detective, all hell breaks loose when a carload of girls from a drunken bachelorette party is involved in a fatal accident. When Traci’s “rookie” handling of the car crash appears to have compromised the investigation, she is pulled from the case.

Meanwhile, Chris realizes he still has feelings for Gail, and while dealing with the effects of shooting a suspect, Dov turns towards a surprising and disturbing source of comfort – the sister of the boy he killed. Continue reading »

Global Television, alongside broadcast partner, ABC, announced today the early renewal of its original drama series, Rookie Blue.

A bona fide hit on both sides of the border, the development on Season 4 is already underway with production gearing up to begin on August 20 in Toronto.

“Rookie Blue’s fourth season renewal in simulcast is unprecedented territory for any Canadian original series, and we’re excited to lead the way,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President, Content, Shaw Media. “From its very first episode, we had no doubt that this show would resonate with viewers and today’s announcement proves it remains a dominant force in our program schedule. This is amazing news for Rookie Blue fans and the television industry.” Continue reading »

Thursday, June 28 – 10pm ET/PT on Global

On Traci’s first day as a detective, all hell breaks loose when a carload of girls from a drunken bachelorette party is involved in a fatal accident. When Traci’s “rookie” handling of the car crash appears to have compromised the investigation, she is pulled from the case. Meanwhile, Chris realizes he still has feelings for Gail, and while dealing with the effects of shooting a suspect, Dov turns towards a surprising and disturbing source of comfort – the sister of the boy he killed.

Thursday, May 31 – 10pm ET/PT on Global

While tracking down a stolen vehicle, Andy and Swarek pick up the trail of a volatile teen after he robs and violently assaults a notorious local criminal — who also happens to be his girlfriend’s father. Realizing it’s a case of young love gone terribly wrong, Andy and Swarek must find the teenaged couple before it’s too late.

Thursday, May 24 – 10pm ET/PT *Season Premiere* on Global

Andy returns to 15 Division after being suspended and encounters several changes, including her possible new replacement – rookie, Nick Collins (Peter Mooney) who also happens to be Gail’s ex-fiance. While tension is high between Andy and Swarek during a car-ride, the two come upon a scene of a multi-car accident involving a belligerent drunk driver (William Shatner) with a haunting secret and a serious grudge against the police.

Summer won’t arrive for a few more weeks, but the summer season at Global begins next week and the line-up promises to be a hot one.

Intensity is the common thread, whether it’s on the beat in the city, on stage in the spotlight or lapping up the rewards as “Head of the House.”

This season’s heat wave begins under the lights for season two of Canada Sings, making its premiere Tuesday, May 15th – 10pm ET/PT. With a bold new look, judges Rob Van Winkle (aka Vanilla Ice) and Jann Arden are joined by new judge Laurieann Gibson, choreographer for stars like Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and Nicki Minaj.

The home-grown series is hosted by ET Canada’s Matte Babel and showcases the blood, sweat and tears that ensue when ordinary workmates train to be glee club performers and compete to win $25,000 for the charity of choice.

Moving from one stage to another, Duets makes its Global debut on Thursday, May 24th – 8pm ET/PT. Duets is hosted by Quddus (“Total Request Live”) and stars the music industry’s biggest Superstars. Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles, and Robin Thicke individually set out on a journey across America looking for undiscovered talent worthy to be their “Duet” partner. Ultimately, each Superstar will choose two singers to be their duet partners. Together, the Superstar and their partner will take to the stage each week and perform in front of a live studio audience. In the end, only one duet will be at the top of the charts and the winning amateur will receive a recording contract with Hollywood Records. 

Fans have been clamouring for the return of Rookie Blue, and season three won’t disappoint with the first episode starring William Shatner on Thursday, May 24th – 10pm ET/PT in simulcast with ABC. This season, the rookies may appear to be better on the job, but there’ll be plenty of “bumps in the road” to make their lives difficult and the plots interesting. They learn that experience isn’t everything and that the boundaries between who they are as cops and who they are as people are not as black and white as they once believed.

Walking the city streets means something completely different for the cast members of Global’s Dogs In The City, launching Wednesday, May 30th – 8pm ET/PT. This canine reality series stars New York City dog guru Justin Silver, a master at resolving issues between canines and their owners – no matter whose behaviour is at fault. In each episode, Silver meets with clients who present a range of relationship problems, lifestyle changes or domestic issues – from a couple looking to move in together, but she’s terrified of his golden retriever, to a recently divorced couple whose dog is having a rough time adjusting to joint custody.

Building on the success of the award-winning, international sensation Glee, Global takes on the musical rollercoaster of a competition with season two of The Glee Project premiering Wednesday, June 6th – 9pm ET/PT After being selected from over 40,000 applicants, 12 talented contenders vie for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a seven episode guest-starring role on the smash-hit Glee. The 10-episode competition series kicks off the season with a special two-hour premiere event that showcases the behind-the-scenes casting of the talented top 12 through to the first contender to be sent home.

Julie Chen returns as host for the 14th season of in-fighting and intrigue in the wildly popular Big Brother. Back on Global starting Thursday, July 12th – 9pm ET/PT, the three-times-a-week reality series throws together a diverse group of competitive contestants who take over the house for a shot at the $500,000 grand prize. Follow up episodes will air Sundays — 8pm ET/PT and Wednesdays – 8pm ET/PT with someone evicted every Thursday night at 9pm ET/PT. Those who want even more Big Brother can go to Global Reality Channel for exclusive access to Big Brother After Dark, weeknights – 12 midnight ET starting July 12th, an uncut and commercial free look at what happens when the lights go out.

Global’s hot summer line-up also includes the only show in which teen ‘faves’ take the stage to accept superstar status at the annual Teen Choice Awards. Sunday, July 22nd –.8pm ET/PT, celebrity hosts and presenters will honour this year’s brightest achievements in entertainment.

Thursday July 26th – 8pmET/PT, the show that brings new meaning to the word “pratfall” returns to cause a little more mayhem. Wipeout is back for its fifth season featuring creative additions to the world’s largest extreme and incredibly challenging obstacle course. Hosts John Anderson and John Henson provide running commentary as contestants compete for the $50,000 grand prize.