CTV Programming Highlights: July 16 – 30

— July 16, 2015

CTV wraps up the month of July with all-new episodes of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, original comedy SPUN OUT, ZOO, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT, HOT IN CLEVELAND, MASTERCHEF, MISTRESSES, and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. CTV also brings viewers episodes of Canadian original Space series BITTEN and ORPHAN BLACK, and Bravo’s 19-2. To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1CGdRlT Programming Highlights for July 16 – 30 on CTV and CTV GO include: 
  • Joss (Jes Macallan) and Harry (Brett Tucker) rebound from their painful break-up in different ways, while Calista (Jennifer Esposito) enacts revenge on a manipulative Luca (Noam Jenkins, LOST GIRL) on MISTRESSES (July 16)
  • The first votes of the season are in! Viewers discover which Stage and Street dancers will win the hearts of America on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE live (July 20)
  • Mortified by an old Christmas movie she made, Victoria (Wendie Malick) tries to get the rights from her ex-husband, Ernie Hudson (Sugarwheels), on HOT IN CLEVELAND (July 21)
  • Jackson (James Wolk), Abraham (Nonso Anozie), Mitch (Billy Burke), Jamie (Kristen Connolly), and Chloe (Nora Arnezeder) are tasked by a top intelligence agent to find the cause of the strange animal behaviour around the world on ZOO (July 21)
  • The Top 10 home cooks enter the Wild West when they face their next Team Challenge, and create steak meals for 101 cowboys and ranchers on MASTERCHEF (July 22)
  • The teams continue the race of a life time and move on to the next location on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (July 22)
  • Rosie O'Donnell, Chef Rocco Dispirito, Constance Zimmer (ENTOURAGE), Nate Berkus, Kevin O'Leary (SHARK TANK), and singer-songwriter "Weird Al" Yankovic appear on an all-new HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT (July 28)
** Media Note **– Download photos for CTV programming at BellMediaPR.ca. Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for July 16 – 30. All programming is subject to change (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).  Thursday, July 16 9 p.m. – MISTRESSES – “Love is an Open Door” – NEW EPISODE Karen (Yunjin Kim) grapples with her feelings as she, Alec (Ed Quinn), and Vivian (Sonja Bennett, Preggoland) decide exactly how their relationship is going to work. A bad judgment call involving the kids puts Marc (Rob Mayes) in the doghouse with April (Rochelle Aytes), driving her closer to Blair (Brian White, The Cabin in the Woods). Joss (Jes Macallan) and Harry (Brett Tucker) rebound from their painful break-up in different ways while Calista (Jennifer Esposito) enacts revenge on a manipulative Luca (Noam Jenkins, LOST GIRL). Saturday, July 18 8 p.m. – CTV MOVIE: HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS The follow-up to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone finds young wizard Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe, The Woman in Black) and his friends, Ron (Rupert Grint, Driving Lessons) and Hermione (Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower), facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to discover a dark force that is terrorizing the school. Sunday, July 19 9 p.m. THE FOLLOWING – “The Hunt” – NEW EPISODE With only a few days before Joe Carroll’s (James Purefoy) execution, Ryan (Kevin Bacon) and Mike (Shawn Ashmore) shift their focus to a new threat. Meanwhile, after being approved to start work again, Max (Jessica Stroup, 90210) rejoins the task force and comes dangerously close to a deadly menace. Monday, July 20 8 p.m. – SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE – “Top 20 Perform Live + Elimination” – LIVE – NEW EPISODE With the first live performance show of the season behind them, the votes are in and viewers discover which Stage and Street dancers will be going home, and who won the hearts of America. Tuesday, July 21 8 p.m. – SPUN OUT – “Under The Influencer” – NEW EPISODE Stephanie (Rebecca Dalton) hires Abby (Holly Deveaux) as an influencer to covertly promote a new drink. Abby’s a natural, but gets bored quickly and ditches the gig. Beckett (Paul Campbell) tries to be Nelson’s (Al Mukadam) wingman with a famous hockey player, but as soon as Beckett gets airborne, he quickly crashes and burns.  8:30 p.m. – HOT IN CLEVELAND – “Cold in Cleveland: The Christmas Episode” – NEW EPISODE Mortified by an old Christmas movie she made, Victoria (Wendie Malick) tries to get the rights from her ex-husband Ernie Hudson (Sugarwheels). Meanwhile, Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli) and Sally (Kelly Schumann, Somewhere Slow) compete over decorations, and Joy (Jane Leeves) spends Christmas without her mother but finds an unlikely proxy. 9 p.m. – ZOO – “Pack Mentality” – NEW EPISODE Jackson (James Wolk), Abraham (Nonso Anozie), Mitch (Billy Burke), Jamie (Kristen Connolly), and Chloe (Nora Arnezeder) are tasked by a top intelligence agent to find the cause of the strange animal behaviour around the world. When the team travels to Mississippi to investigate the wolf attack on the prison, Mitch and Abraham break off to catch one of the wolves, and Chloe, Jackson, and Jamie discover that death row inmate escapee Evan Lee Hartley (Marcus Hester, Homefront) might somehow be involved in the attack. Also, the team meets FBI Agent Ben Shafer (Geoff Stults, THE ODD COUPLE), who may know more about the prison fire than he’s saying. 10 p.m. – HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT – “I Wanda Who Will Win” – NEW EPISODE Two contestants each lead a team of three celebrities, which include Grammy®-nominee Josh Groban, Cheryl Hines (CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM), Jerry Ferrara (ENTOURAGE), singer-songwriter Ciara, Michael Chiklis (THE SHIELD), and Wanda Sykes (CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM), in hopes of winning the $25,000 grand prize following a series of unique party games. This hilarious no-holds-bar competition is hosted by Jane Lynch. Wednesday, July 22 8 p.m. – MASTERCHEF – “Moo-vers and Bakers” – NEW EPISODE The Top 10 home cooks enter the Wild West when they face their next Team Challenge, and create steak meals for 101 cowboys and ranchers. The team that receives the most winning votes moves on in the competition, while the remaining home cooks face the next Pressure Test. Back in the MASTERCHEF kitchen for the Pressure Test, the losing team bakes tarts and sees who can bake their way to victory. 9 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE CANADA – ““We Know Where They Live” – NEW EPISODE Teams race to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where racers struggle to find the beauty in the beautiful game of soccer as they race into the night. 10 p.m. – 19-2 – “Borders” – NEW TO CTV After the arrest of a misunderstood homeless man and the retrieval of a runaway, Nick (Adrian Holmes) and Ben (Jared Keeso) realize that not everyone can be saved. Thursday, July 23 9 p.m. – MISTRESSES – “The Best Laid Plans” – NEW EPISODE Harry (Brett Tucker) deals with the consequences after sleeping with Niko (Emmanuelle Vaugier, TWO AND A HALF MEN) and learning she is his boss’ mistress, but it surprisingly leads to a new exciting venture in his career. Karen (Yunjin Kim) reaches uncharted territory in her new relationship while Vivian (Sonja Bennett, Preggoland) is out of town. April (Rochelle Aytes) struggles to overcome issues from the past when her mother, Marjorie (Lynn Whitfield, Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story), comes to visit. Joss (Jes Macallan) and Calista (Jennifer Esposito) plot a takedown of Luca (Noam Jenkins, LOST GIRL), ultimately ending with Joss in way over her head. Saturday, July 25 9 p.m. – ORPHAN BLACK – “Formalized, Complex, and Costly” – NEW TO CTV Leda and Castor are both on the hunt for original clone DNA. On the lam, Mark (Ari Millen, Exit Humanity)  and Gracie (Zoé De Grand Maison, Bad Hair Day) pursue new leads to find the samples that might set them free, while Art (Kevin Hanchard) and Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) reunite to track them down. Meanwhile, Cosima (Maslany) and Scott (Josh Vokey, OutsideIN) try to learn more about Castor’s biology, and Alison’s (Maslany) new money-making venture is going gangbusters. A shocking revelation about the Castor-Leda connection leaves the sisters reeling, just before Sarah witnesses a deadly Prolethean-Castor face-off.  10 p.m. BITTEN – “Hell’s Teeth” – NEW TO CTV When a new threat proves to be more powerful than anticipated, both The Pack and Coven suffer heavy losses in the confrontation. Sunday, July 26 10 p.m. – THE FOLLOWING – “Flesh & Blood” – NEW EPISODE The FBI closes in on a suspect whom they believe to be the culprit behind the latest murders, but Ryan (Kevin Bacon) believes the killer is still out there, leading him to dig deeper into dangerous territory. Meanwhile, Joe (James Purefoy) undergoes evaluation in the days leading up to his execution, and a new threat tries to cover his tracks. Monday, July 27 8 p.m. – SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE – “Top 18 Perform Live + Elimination” – LIVE – NEW EPISODE America has spoken! The Top 18 perform live and two dancers say goodbye, and are eliminated from the competition. Tuesday, July 28 8 p.m. – SPUN OUT – “A Tale Of Two Lasagnas” – NEW EPISODE Stephanie (Rebecca Dalton) throws a dinner party, and in an effort to help his daughter move beyond her typically terrible soirées, Dave (Dave Foley) asks Bryce (J.P. Manoux) to assist her. Unfortunately, Bryce samples one of Abby’s (Holly Deveaux) brother’s special cookies and spends the evening spaced out and giggling. Beckett (Paul Campbell) over-compensates after Gordon (Darcy Micahel) tells him in a DLPR peer review that he’s not fun enough, and Dave and Nelson (Al Mukadam) compete to bake the best lasagna. 8:30 p.m. – HOT IN CLEVELAND – “Fear and Loathing in Los Angeles” – NEW EPISODE The ladies head to L.A. to meet Zed Simms (Timm Sharp, ENLIGHTENED), the creator of Victoria's (Wendie Malick) new TV show. Elka (Betty White) tries to convince Zed to move the production to Cleveland. 9 p.m. – ZOO – “Blame It On Leo” – NEW EPISODE Jackson (James Wolk), Jamie (Kristen Connolly), and Agent Shaffer (Geoff Stults, ENLISTED) search for a chemist in Alabama who has evidence of Reiden Global’s role in the growing animal problem. Meanwhile, Chloe (Nora Arnezeder), Mitch (Billy Burke), and Abraham (Nonso Anozie) fly to Rio de Janeiro to delay the local government’s plan for a massive bat extermination and come up against a ruthless drug lord. 10 p.m. – HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT – “Everything’s Coming Up Rosie” – NEW EPISODE Two contestants each lead a team of three celebrities, which include TV personalities Rosie O'Donnell and Nate Berkus, Chef Rocco Dispirito, Constance Zimmer (ENTOURAGE), Kevin O'Leary (SHARK TANK), and singer-songwriter "Weird Al" Yankovic, in hopes of winning the $25,000 grand prize following a series of unique party games. This hilarious no-holds-bar competition is hosted by Jane Lynch. Wednesday, July 29 8 p.m. – MASTERCHEF – “Family Reunion” – NEW EPISODE The Top 10 home cooks face their next Team Challenge and must create family-style meals for VIP diners. After each team prepares their meals, they are greeted by the dinner guests – their family members. Each diner votes for one team’s meal, and the team with the most votes is safe from the next Pressure Test. In the Pressure Test, the losing team home cooks must create a gnocchi-in-brown-sage-butter-sauce dish. 9 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE CANADA – NEW EPISODE Teams continue their race across Canada and beyond in hopes of winning the biggest grand prize in Canadian television history. 10 p.m. – 19-2 – “Tribes” – NEW TO CTV Nick (Adrian Holmes) and Ben (Jared Keeso) draw the squad into a simmering feud with a squad of firemen. Small mistakes have permanent consequences. Thursday July 30 9 p.m. – MISTRESSES – “Murder She Wrote” – NEW EPISODE Karen’s (Yunjin Kim) relationship begins to fall apart when Vivian (Sonja Bennett, Preggoland) discovers she slept with Alec (Ed Quinn) and they both lied about it. Meanwhile, April’s (Rochelle Aytes) connection with Blair (Brian White, The Cabin in the Woods) deepens, but Lucy (Corinne Massiah) begins to see a very strict side of him. After a series of blows to his self-esteem, Marc (Rob Mayes) battles his demons, and Calista (Jennifer Esposito) throws Joss (Jes Macallan) under the bus with the police, causing her to become the prime suspect.

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