The Event

Monday, May 16 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT) on Citytv

“The Beginning of the End”

President Martinez (Blair Underwood) makes a triumphant albeit shaky return to the White House, determined to punish the traitors who conspired against him. Sophia (Laura Innes) forges ahead with her plan, while battling a new enemy — the guilt that has begun to plague her. Sean (Jason Ritter) and Vicky (Taylor Cole) form an impromptu team with Sterling and Simon (Ian Anthony Dale) in order to track down Sophia’s headquarters and stop her before the destruction of all mankind.

Monday, May 9 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT) on Citytv

“One Will Live, One Will Die”

With doubt still surrounding the tragedy at the White House, Sterling (Zeljko Ivanek) encounters an unlikely ally in Simon (Ian Anthony Dale), who risks his life to return with a possible antidote. Against the wishes of Chief of Staff Richard Peel (guest star Roger Bart, Desperate Housewives), Jarvis (Bill Smitrovich) authorizes an air strike to neutralize them. Meanwhile, Sophia (Laura Innes) continues on her diabolical plan to exterminate the human race, now with the help of an unwitting accomplice — Leila (Sarah Roemer).

Monday, May 2 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT) on Citytv

“Us or Them”

The White House grapples with the unfolding tragedy as Sterling (�eljko Ivanek) continues the investigation into his primary suspect. Sophia (Laura Innes) manipulates the traitor inside the White House, confirming the suspicions of Chief of Staff Peel (guest star Roger Bart, Desperate Housewives). Leila (Sarah Roemer) and Michael (Scott Patterson) attempt to rescue Simon (Ian Anthony Dale).

Monday, April 18 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT) on Citytv

“Cut Off The Heads”

Vice President Jarvis (Bill Smitrovich) vocalizes his lack of faith in President Martinez’s (Blair Underwood) leadership and agrees to meet with an adversary. Senator Catherine Lewis (guest star Virginia Madsen, Sideways) reports the findings of her surreptitious blood testing of the White House staff only to find one holdout, someone very close to the President. Sophia (Laura Innes) pushes forward in her search for a super weapon. And, after witnessing injustices within the Sleeper community, Leila (Sarah Roemer) begins to question where she belongs.

Monday April 4 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT) on Citytv

“You Bury Other Things Too”

Sophia (Laura Innes) and the other Sleepers mourn their losses after negotiations are derailed. While observing Simon’s (Ian Anthony Dale) reaction to the events, Sterling (�eljko Ivanek) begins to doubt his loyalties and devises a test. President Martinez (Blair Underwood) tasks Senator Catherine Lewis (guest star Virginia Madsen, Sideways) with rooting out any other moles within the White House. Elsewhere, Sean (Jason Ritter) and Vicky (Taylor Cole) are on the verge of tracking down Dempsey (guest star Hal Holbrook, Water for Elephants), but it may be exactly what he was anticipating.

Monday March 28 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT) on Citytv

“Faceoff”

President Martinez (Blair Underwood) and Blake Sterling (Zeljko Ivanek) have the Sleepers surrounded, but after Sophia (Laura Innes) triggers a national disaster, negotiations ensue. Elsewhere, with a lead on the whereabouts of Dempsey (guest star Hal Holbrook, “Water for Elephants”), Sean (Jason Ritter) and Vicky (Taylor Cole) continue on their mission.

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“Turnabout”

Still reeling from the attack in Alaska, President Martinez (Blair Underwood) reasserts control over the situation and his administration, counseled by Sterling (Zeljko Ivanek) and his Chief of Staff (guest star Roger Bart, “Desperate Housewives”). Sophia (Laura Innes) learns the details of Thomas’s murderous rampage. Thomas (Clifton Collins, Jr.) sets Sophia and Martinez further at odds. Elsewhere, Michael (Scott Patterson) leaves Leila (Sarah Roemer) in safekeeping with a close friend, Diane Geller (guest star Gabrielle Carteris, “Beverly Hills, 90210”), while he goes on the hunt for Thomas. The NSA continues to decrypt the satellite transmission, hopefully before it’s too late.

Monday, November 29 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT, 10pm MT)***FALL FINALE*** on Citytv

President Martinez (Blair Underwood) confronts the traitor in his administration, only to be met with threats of exposing the cover-up of Avias Air 514. Even after testing the loyalty of Isabel (guest star Necar Zadegan, 24) and Thomas (Clifton Collins, Jr.), Sophia (Laura Innes) still suspects their deception, so she sends Simon (Ian Anthony Dale) on a fact-finding mission. Her suspicions are confirmed when Thomas unveils a shocking new plan. Meanwhile, on the hunt for Samantha, Sean (Jason Ritter) and Leila (Sarah Roemer) battle the mercenaries sent by Dempsey (guest star Hal Holbrook, Into the Wild).

Citytv reveals primetime premiere dates for Fall 2010-11. New series debuts include the highly anticipated The Event, Chase, Undercovers and The Whole Truth, during the week of September 20. New seasons of returning favourites this Fall include hit series Fringe (new to Citytv), Parenthood and Modern Family.

The Citytv primetime schedule premiere dates are as follows (all times Eastern):

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

8-8:30pm – How I Met Your Mother, S6 (s-CBS)

8:30-9pm – Rules of Engagement, S5 (s-CBS)

9-10pm – The Event (s-NBC)

10-11pm – Chase (s-NBC)

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

10-11pm – Parenthood, S2 (s-NBC)

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

8-10pm – The Biggest Loser, S10 (s-NBC)

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

8-9pm – Undercovers (s-NBC)

9-9:30pm – Modern Family, S2(s-ABC)

9:30-10pm – Cougar Town, S2 (s-ABC)

10-11pm – The Whole Truth (s-ABC)

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

8-8:30pm – Community, S2 (s-NBC)

8:30-9pm – 30 Rock, S5 (s-NBC)

9-10pm – Fringe, S3 (s-FOX)

10-11pm – Law & Order: UK, S2

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

8-9pm – Hell’s Kitchen, S8

9-10pm – Survivorman

10-11pm – Mantracker

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

8-8:30pm – Glenn Martin, DDS, S2 (TBD)

8:30-9pm – Out There with Melissa DiMarco, S6 (TBD)

9-11pm – Canadian Movie

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

8-9pm – Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, S8 (s-ABC)

9-10pm – Conviction Kitchen, S2 (Season premieres October 29)

10-11pm – Murdoch Mysteries (encore presentations)

Canadian networks spent up large at the recent network upfronts in Los Angeles, bringing back a swag of new shows for the upcoming season.

Global led the buying with major reboot series Hawaii Five-0 picked up from CBS and J.J. Abrams new series Undercovers bought from Warners.

The network also picked up Fox’s Texas oil drama Lonestar, Ride-Along and Raising Hope.

Meanwhile Citytv scored NBC’s The Event, which features Jason Ritter and Blair Underwood.

CTV purchased Tom Selleck vehicle Blue Bloods as well as The Defenders, whose cast includes Jerry O’Connell and Jim Belushi.

The network also gained Law & Order: Los Angeles to replace the now cancelled Law & Order.

A major buy for CTV was the new William Shatner sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, which is inspired by a real-life Twitter page. Also in the comedy genre, are Mike and Molly and Matthew Perry starrer Mr. Sunshine.

The networks will all announce their line-ups for the new season at the Canadian upfronts next week.

Source: Variety