CTV Programming Highlights: June 18 – 30

— June 18, 2015

CTV Programming Highlights: June 18 – 30 CTV wraps up the month of June with the premiere of the buzzed-about summer event series ZOO, and live coverage of FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ Quarter and Semi-final matches. Also tonight, continuing from last season’s cliffhanger MISTRESSES returns with a two-hour Season 3 premiere. Plus, June brings new episodes of HOT IN CLEVELAND, MASTERCHEF, and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1N6ieqR Programming Highlights for June 18 – 30 on CTV and CTV GO include:
  • The Season 3 premiere of MISTRESSES picks up where last season's cliff-hanger left off, with bride-to-be Joss (Jes Macallan) in the arms of another man…her sister’s ex-husband Harry (Brett Tucker) (June 18)
  • The 2015 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, co-hosted by internationally-acclaimed singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, ETALK Reporter and Much VJ Liz Trinnear, and Much and E! Host Tyrone Edwards, has a special broadcast on CTV in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, and in Ontario and Atlantic Canada, the MMVA’s air live in simulcast with Much on CTV Two (June 21)
  • Judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, and Jason Derulo head to the Big Apple for the final audition stop before callbacks on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (June 22)
  • Elka (Betty White) throws a party to sway the vote of a rival politician in an all-new HOT IN CLEVELAND (June 23)
  • A wave of violent animal attacks against humans begins to sweep the planet in the series premiere of the buzzed about global thriller ZOO, based on James Patterson’s #1 best-selling novel (June 30)
** Media Note **– Download photos for CTV programming at BellMediaPR.ca. Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for June 18 – 30. All programming is subject to change (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).  Thursday, June 18 9 p.m. – MISTRESSES – “Gone Girl/I’ll Be Watching You” – TWO HOURS – SEASON PREMIERE Picking up where last season's cliffhanger left off, "Gone Girl" begins with the bride-to-be in the arms of another man. Having confessed their true feelings, Joss (Jes Macallan) and Harry (Brett Tucker) are making out on the beach when Karen (Yunjin Kim) calls with bad news and Joss races to be with Scott (Justin Hartley). Meanwhile, April (Rochelle Aytes) invites Lucy’s half-brother Scotty (Julius Fair, ARROW) and his mother (Kate Beahan, NCIS) to town and they arrive with Uncle Marc (Rob Mayes, THE CLIENT LIST) in tow. Karen makes a return visit to her doctor, Alec (Ed Quinn, REVENGE), and the results of her blood test are about to change her life in a very dramatic way. Fashion designer Calista Raines (Jennifer Esposito, BLUE BLOODS) arrives on the scene determined to get what she wants. The drama and intrigue continues with “I’ll Be Watching You” as new friendships are forged, relationships are set on a complicated course, and mysterious plans are set in motion. Saturday, June 20 7:30 p.m. – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ – Round of 16 – LIVE CTV and TSN are home for every 2015 Women's World Cup game. For further broadcast information, matchups, news, and analysis, please visit TSN.ca for more details.     9:30 p.m. – ANGER MANAGEMENT – “Charlie Meets His Match” – NEW EPISODE A matchmaker sets up Charlie (Charlie Sheen) and Sean (Brian Austin Green) with the wrong dates.   Sunday, June 21 7:30 p.m. – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ – Round of 16 – LIVE CTV and TSN are home to every 2015 Women's World Cup game. For further broadcast information, matchups, news, and analysis, please visit TSN.ca for more details.    9 p.m. – 2015 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS – SPECIAL LIVE BROADCAST – TWO HOURS (Airs on CTV in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Alberta, and Saskatchewan; in Ontario and in the Atlantic market, the MMVA’s airs live in simulcast with Much on CTV Two) Broadcasting from Much HQ in Toronto, the 2015 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS celebrates the past year in music, with A-list presenters, performers, and special appearances. Co-hosted by internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, ETALK Reporter and Much VJ Liz Trinnear, and Much and E! Host Tyrone Edwards, the 2015 MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS features appearances by presenters GRAMMY-nominated rocker Adam Lambert, OSCAR® nominee Hailee Steinfeld,  PRETTY LITTLE LIARS actress Ashley Benson, International supermodel Gigi Hadid, and performances by Carly Rae Jepsen, co-host Ed Sheeran, Fall Out Boy, Jason Derulo, Mia Martina featuring Waka Flocka, Nick Jonas, Scott Helman, Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, Tori Kelly, and viral musical phenomenon Walk Off The Earth. (Visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).   9:30 p.m. – ANGER MANAGEMENT – “Charlie and the Epic Relationship Fail” – NEW EPISODE Charlie (Charlie Sheen) interferes with Lacey (Noureen DeWulf) and Nolan's (Derek Richardson) love life and gets Nolan kidnapped by prisoners.   Monday, June 22 8 p.m. – SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE – “Auditions #4: New York” – NEW EPISODE The search for the next dancer to take the crown heads to the Big Apple! Judges Nigel Lythgoe, Paula Abdul, and Jason Derulo take on New York to find out which Stage and Street dancers have what it takes at the final audition stop before callbacks.   Tuesday, June 23 8 p.m. – HOT IN CLEVELAND – “Naked and Afraid” – NEW EPISODE Elka (Betty White) throws a party to sway the vote of a rival politician, and Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli) tries to find out if their cute neighbor, Jack (Rhys Darby, FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS), saw her dancing naked through a bedroom window. Meanwhile, Victoria (Wendie Malick) has no idea what her new TV show is about. Wednesday, June 24 8 p.m. – MASTERCHEF – “Bring Home the Bacon” – NEW EPISODE In the next challenge, it's proven that breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day when the home cooks are each tasked to create an elevated breakfast dish in 45 minutes. Not only does the winner have immunity in the next Mystery Box Challenge, but they also receive two additional advantages. Later, in the Mystery Box Challenge, the home cooks must create TV dinners. Thursday, June 25 9 p.m. – MISTRESSES – “Odd Couples” – NEW EPISODE Karen (Yunjin Kim) receives a house call from Alec (Ed Quinn) after her medical procedure proves to be more painful than expected. Paul’s (Dondre Whitfield) past transgressions continue to haunt April (Rochelle Aytes). When the insurance company demands that she pay back the insurance settlement, April turns to Savi’s (Alyssa Milano) old nemesis Toni (Rebeka Montoya, ANGER MANAGEMENT) for legal counsel. Meanwhile, Marc (Rob Mayes) helps her through the crisis by revealing a secret of his own. Will this secret scare her away or bring the duo closer together? Joss (Jes Macallan) helps Calista (Jennifer Esposito) out of a business bind, and a little distraction is exactly what she needs, as she struggles with her feelings for Harry (Brett Tucker).   Friday, June 26 7:30 p.m. – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ – “Quarter-Finals” – LIVE CTV and TSN are home to every 2015 Women's World Cup game. For further broadcast information, matchups, news, and analysis, please visit TSN.ca for more details.    Saturday, June 27 4 p.m. – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ – “Quarter-Finals” – LIVE CTV and TSN are home to every 2015 Women's World Cup game. For further broadcast information, matchups, news, and analysis, please visit TSN.ca for more details.  7:30 p.m. – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ – “Quarter-Finals” – LIVE CTV and TSN are home to every 2015 Women's World Cup game. For further broadcast information, matchups, news, and analysis, please visit TSN.ca for more details.    9:30 p.m. – ANGER MANAGEMENT – “Charlie Gets Tied Up with A Catholic Girl” – NEW EPISODE Charlie's (Charlie Sheen) father sets him up with a hot but quiet Catholic girl who turns out to be too wild, even for Charlie. Sunday, June 28 9 p.m. – THE FOLLOWING – “Home” – NEW EPISODE As Mark (Sam Underwood), Kyle (Hunter Parrish, WEEDS), and Daisy (Ruth Kearney, PRIMEVAL) plan to make a personal attack on Ryan (Kevin Bacon), the FBI receives a tip leading them to a secret location, which gives them a leg up in the case.   Monday, June 29 8 p.m. – SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE – TWO HOURS – NEW EPISODE The judges have searched the U.S. for the best of the best, and now the Stage and Street hopefuls head to Las Vegas for the first round of callbacks.   Tuesday, June 30 7 p.m. – FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ – Semi-finals – LIVE CTV and TSN are home to every 2015 Women's World Cup game. For further broadcast information, matchups, news, and analysis, please visit TSN.ca for more details.    9 p.m. – ZOO – “First Blood” – SERIES PREMIERE In much-anticipated premiere of buzzed- about summer event series ZOO, a wave of violent animal attacks against humans begins taking place across the globe. As the assaults become more cunning, coordinated, and ferocious, Jackson Oz (James Wolk, MAD MEN) a young renegade biologist, is thrust into a race to unlock the pandemic's mystery before there's no place left for people to hide. Based on the #1 bestselling novel by James Patterson, ZOO also stars Kristen Connolly (HOUSE OF CARDS), Billy Burke (REVOLUTION), Nonso Anozie (DRACULA, Cinderella), and Nora Arnezeder (Safe House).  

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