Undercover Boss

7:00pm – Sunday, October 31 on CTV

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9:00pm – Sunday, October 24 on /A

Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

Steve Phelps, Senior Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer for NASCAR, the sanctioning body for the #1 spectator sport in the U.S., goes undercover with one of the sport’s pit crews, participates in an exhausting training session and struggles to keep pace working alongside a grounds crew preparing for the “Daytona 500”.

7:00pm – Sunday, October 17 on CTV

The boss of Frontier Airlines goes to great heights to experience the frontlines of his company, where he tackles one of the dirtiest jobs of the season and discovers how company-wide pay cuts are impacting his employees.

7:00pm – Sunday, October 10 on CTV

The boss of DirecTV makes an eye-opening journey to the frontlines of his company where he finds employees paying out of pocket for an essential piece of equipment, and accidentally offends a customer

7:00pm – Sunday, October 3 on CTV

The first female CEO on UNDERCOVER BOSS trades in her business suit for a lifeguard’s uniform as she hits the frontlines of Great Wolf Resorts, North America’s largest family of indoor water park resorts including a location in Niagara Falls.

As Premiere Week came to a close Sunday, CTV won the evening for the fifth night in a row when 2.44 million viewers watched the season premiere of THE AMAZING RACE. CTV won every hour from 7-11 p.m., which also saw 1.49 million tune in for the out-of-simulcast CTV premiere of $#*! MY DAD SAYS. Sunday night’s complete lineup is now available on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca.

A ratings snapshot of Sunday:


Out of simulcast at 7 p.m., DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES returned with 1.28 million viewers to win the timeslot with total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49

35% more viewers than HEARTLAND (CBC; 950,000)



At a special time at 8:30 p.m., the premiere of Season 17 of THE AMAZING RACE won the night with 2.44 million viewers, becoming #1 program of the day for total viewers and A25-54 and A18-49

From 9-10 p.m., more than doubled the audience of FAMILY GUY (Global/FOX, 1.01 million)



At 10 p.m., the season premiere of UNDERCOVER BOSS was watched by 1.51 million viewers, becoming the #1 program in its hour nationally and in Toronto/Calgary/Vancouver with total viewers, A25-54 and A18-49

Nearly doubled the audience of BROTHERS & SISTERS (Global/ABC; 792,000)


Source: BBM Canada

10:00pm – Sunday, September 26 on CTV

The President and CEO of Choice Hotels International (Steve Joyce), one of the world’s largest hotel franchises (with chains in Canada including Comfort Inn and Econo Lodge), is the first boss to make an undercover journey on the second season premiere of UNDERCOVER BOSS.

Business News Network shows viewers who’s boss with encore presentations of the hit CTV series UNDERCOVER BOSS.

Last season, UNDERCOVER BOSS had the top reality series debut of the broadcast year with 2.12 million viewers on CTV (Source BBM Canada).

Now entering its second season, the show follows high level corporate executives who leave the comfort of their corner office for an undercover mission to examine the inner workings of their corporation.

Beginning September 27, UNDERCOVER BOSS airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET on BNN. Season 2 premieres Sunday, Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. ET on CTV before moving to its regular Sundays at 7 p.m. ET timeslot beginning October 4. UNDERCOVER BOSS is available on demand on the CTV Video Player at watch.ctv.ca.

In Season 2, companies whose chief executives go undercover include corporate giants Chiquita Brands International, Inc., known for distributing bananas in Canada; Great Wolf Resorts, who also have a lodge in Niagara Falls, ON; and Lucky Strike Lanes, who have one bowling venue in Vaughan, ON.

Other companies include NASCAR; DIRECTV; Frontier Airlines and the Chicago Cubs. Additional companies will be announced soon. Season 2 starts with President and CEO of Choice Hotels International (Steve Joyce), one of the world’s largest hotel franchises with chains in Canada including Comfort Inn and Econo Lodge.