CTV Programming Highlights: May 1 – May 15

— May 1st, 2015

May begins on CTV with the season finales of hit series AMERICAN CRIME, ARROW, BLUE BLOODS, CRIMINAL MINDS, CSI: CYBER, FOREVER, GOTHAM, GREY’s ANATOMY, GRIMM, MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., ONCE UPON A TIME, PERSON OF INTEREST, SECRETS AND LIES, THE AMAZING RACE, THE BIG BANG THEORY, and THE ODD COUPLE. Plus, CTV delivers all-new episodes of hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF CANADA and original crime drama MOTIVE, along with new episodes of CASTLE, THE FLASH, and THE GOLDBERGS. To tweet this alert: Programming Highlights for May 1 – May 15 on CTV and CTV GO include:
  • Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) tries to track down who shot a member of the Reagan clan in the conclusion of the special two-part season finale of  BLUE BLOODS (May 1)
  • Tom Murphy’s (Aiden Malik) killer is revealed on the shocking season finale of SECRETS AND LIES (May 3)
  • The battle between good and evil rages as Gotham City’s gangs go head-to-head on the season finale of GOTHAM (May 4)
  • On the season finale of FOREVER, Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) is out for Adam’s (Burn Gorman, GAME OF THRONES) blood, as a dangerous game of cat and mouse explodes between the two immortals (May 4)
  • GRAMMY®-nominated Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen guest stars as herself on CASTLE (May 4)
  • The Machine is in danger while Reese (Jim Caviezel) gets caught in the middle of the final showdown between Elias (Enrico Colantoni) and Dominic (Winston Duke), on the season finale of  PERSON OF INTEREST (May 5)
  • The BAU race to find Kate's (Jennifer Love Hewitt) kidnapped niece Meg (Hailey Sole) on the season finale of CRIMINAL MINDS (May 6)
  • The remaining home cooks compete in an emotional Mystery Box Challenge, followed by a strategic Elimination Challenge on MASTERCHEF CANADA (May 10)
  • The heroes and villain conclude Operation Mongoose in the two-part season finale of ONCE UPON A TIME (May 10)
  • The Flash calls for reinforcements against the Reverse Flash a.k.a. Harrison Wells, as Arrow (Stephen Amell, ARROW), Firestorm (Robbie Amell, THE TOMORROW PEOPLE), and adversary Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller, PRISON BREAK) return on THE FLASH (May 12)
  • On the season finale of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., the S.H.I.E.L.D. team puts everything on the line to survive a war that blurs the line between friend and foe (May 12)
  • Agent Avery Ryan (Patricia Arquette) confronts the hacker who released her patient’s information online when she was a psychologist, on the season finale of CSI: CYBER (May 13)
  • Felix (Thomas Lennon) offers to mediate between Oscar (Matthew Perry) and his ex-wife (guest star Lauren Graham, GILMORE GIRLS) when the former couple is audited by the IRS, on the season finale of THE ODD COUPLE (May 14)
  • An unfathomable crisis hit Sloane Grey Memorial hospital on the season finale of GREY’S ANATOMY (May 14)
** Media Note **– Download photos for CTV programming at BellMediaPR.ca. Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for May 1 – May 15. All programming is subject to change (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).  Friday, May 1 8 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE – “Fruits Of Our Labor” – NEW EPISODE The final five teams travel to Peru, where the Race gets physical and teams use their fitness trackers to help find their next clue. 9 p.m. – GRIMM – “You Don’t Know Jack” – NEW EPISODE A string of homicides have the press asking Captain Renard (Sasha Roiz) if a Jack the Ripper copycat has arrived in Portland. While dealing with the investigation, Nick (David Giuntoli), Hank (Russell Hornsby), Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell), and Wu (Reggie Lee) deal with a situation they never expected. Meanwhile, Adalind (Claire Coffee) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) must work together on a last-ditch attempt to fix Juliette’s (Bitsie Tulloch) condition. Elsewhere, Juliette decides to help her new ally even if it means hurting those around her. 10 p.m. – BLUE BLOODS – “The Art of War” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE – (PART 2 OF 2) In the conclusion of the two-part season finale of BLUE BLOODS, a member of the Reagan clan is shot, and Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) tries to track down the gang member responsible, without letting his emotions get the best of him. Saturday, May 2 7 p.m. – W5 – “Suicide Watch / King of the Dinosaurs W5 investigation into hospitals failing suicidal patients who take their own lives while under care. And Phil Currie's passion to learn about long extinct species also lets us learn about ourselves today Sunday, May 3 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “Fine Dining Under Fire” – NEW EPISODE The Top 6 home cooks confront their most difficult team challenge: the Restaurant Takeover. The pressure is raised considerably when the teams learn that the professional kitchen they’re taking over is one of the finest in the country, and belongs to MASTERCHEF CANADA judge Michael Bonacini – Oliver & Bonacini’s Canoe. The losing team then faces a Pressure Test featuring a familiar comfort food that is deceptively difficult to master. 8 p.m. – ONCE UPON A TIME – “Mother” – NEW EPISODE Emma (Jennifer Morrison) returns to Storybrooke to reunite Lily (Agnes Bruckner, THE RETURNED) with Maleficent (Kristin Bauer van Straten, TRUE BLOOD) while Regina (Lana Parrilla) and Robin (Sean Maguire) struggle to cope with the implications of Zelena's (Rebecca Mader, BLUE BLOODS) pregnancy. When Gold's (Robert Carlyle)   health takes a turn for the worse, Isaac (Patrick Fischler, SHAMELESS) looks to a new ally for help procuring the magic ink he needs to re-write history. 9 p.m. – SECRETS AND LIES – “The Lie” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE Certain that he is not responsible for Tom’s (Aiden Malik)  death, Ben (Ryan Phillippe) tries to finally relax and enjoy the Christmas that he missed with his family – until a shocking discovery changes his plans. Meanwhile, with the evidence having been re-tested, Cornell (Juliette Lewis) puts all the pieces together and prepares to make an arrest. But in the stunning conclusion, Ben makes a decision that will change his family's life forever. The nightmare is only just starting. 10 p.m. – MOTIVE – “Best Enemies” – NEW EPISODE Detectives Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman), Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira), and Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny) investigate a murder case in which a photographer, known for his sleazy treatment of women, is the prime suspect. Their efforts to solve the case are impeded by Internal Investigations Sergeant Gavin Saunders (David Lewis, Man of Steel), who interviews Sergeant Cross (Warren Christie), Lucas, and Vega about Angie and her methods. Monday, May 4 8 p.m. – GOTHAM – “All Happy Families Are Alike” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE In the season finale of GOTHAM, Gotham City's gang war reaches its boiling point. Fish Mooney (Jada Pinkett Smith) goes head-to-head with Maroni (David Zayas, DEXTER) and Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor) in an attempt to re-stake her claim on the city. Meanwhile, Barbara (Erin Richards) and Leslie Thompkins (Morena Baccarin, HOMELAND) are brought together after recent events, and Bruce (David Mazouz) searches Wayne Manor for any hints that his father might have left behind. 9 p.m. – FOREVER – “The Last Death of Henry Morgan” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) and Adam (Burn Gorman, GAME OF THRONES) have been on a long, unrelenting collision course, which is about to come to a head – possibly bringing about one man’s death. Henry and Jo's (Alana De La Garza) murder investigation into a museum worker's death centres on a priceless missing ancient dagger, which not only ended the life of Julius Caesar, but also killed Adam the first time. Meanwhile, Adam knows that there is something that Henry fears more than death – that Jo might discover his mystery. 10 p.m. – CASTLE – “Dead from New York” – NEW EPISODE When the powerful creator of a long-running sketch comedy show is killed, Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) are called to investigate. But as they delve into the victim’s life and the colourful world of “Saturday Night Tonight,” they uncover a shocking secret that may explain the murderer’s identity. Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen is featured as a musical guest, and Jaleel White (FAMILY MATTERS) guest stars as Mickey Franks, a larger-than-life sketch comedy star with a tendency toward outrageous – and possibly homicidal – behaviour. Tuesday, May 5 8 p.m. – THE FLASH – “Grodd Lives” – NEW EPISODE Barry (Grant Gustin) must deal with the Reverse Flash’s latest threat to a member of the group. To make matters worse, Dr. Wells (Tom Cavanagh) unleashes Grodd (Simon Burnett, Seventh Son) on the city in order to distract Barry and the team. Joe (Jesse L. Martin), Barry, and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) head down into the sewers to catch Grodd, but the gorilla quickly gets the upper hand after he kidnaps Joe. 9 p.m. – MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D – “Scars” – NEW EPISODE Skye (Chloe Bennet) is torn between her loyalty to S.H.I.E.L.D. and her connection to the Inhumans as tensions rise between the groups. Coulson (Clark Gregg) reveals a secret he's been hiding from even those closest to him. 10 p.m. – PERSON OF INTEREST – “YHWH”– NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE Finch (Michael Emerson) and Root (Amy Acker) race to save The Machine, which has been located by the rival AI, Samaritan, while Reese (Jim Caviezel) is caught in the middle of the final showdown between rival crime bosses Elias (Enrico Colantoni) and Dominic (Winston Duke). Wednesday, May 6 8 p.m. – ARROW – “This is Your Sword” – NEW EPISODE Oliver/Al Sah-him (Stephen Amell) finishes his training and is left with two final tasks to become the next Ra's al Ghul. Ra's (Matt Nable, WINTER) threatens Nyssa (Katrina Law, Spartacus: War of the Damned) and delivers some shocking news. Meanwhile, Malcolm (John Barrowman) makes a surprising offer to Team Arrow, and Thea (Willa Holland) is reunited with Roy (Colton Haynes). 9 p.m. – CRIMINAL MINDS – “The Hunt” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE When Kate's (Jennifer Love Hewitt) niece Meg (Hailey Sole) and her best friend are kidnapped, the BAU suspects an online predator engaged in sex trafficking. 10 p.m. – CSI: CYBER – “Click Your Poison”– NEW EPISODE Special Agent Avery Ryan (Patricia Arquette) and her team investigate the death of a man who took medication he purchased from a hacked ad on a medical website. Thursday, May 7 7 p.m. – GREY’S ANATOMY – “Time Stops” – NEW EPISODE The doctors of Grey Sloane Memorial Hospital are forced to put their emotions aside when a catastrophic event occurs. 8 p.m. – THE BIG BANG THEORY – “The Commitment Determination” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE Synopsis currently unavailable. 8:30 p.m. – THE ODD COUPLE – “Enlightening Strikes” – NEW EPISODE When Felix (Thomas Lennon) substitute teaches a yoga class, his teaching style rubs everyone, including Emily (Lindsay Sloane), the wrong way. Oscar (Matthew Perry) and Dani (Yvette Nicole Brown) get trapped on a subway car, adding to their frustration about living in the city, and Murph (Geoff Stults) asks Teddy (Wendell Pierce) to be his agent when he’s approached to be the spokesperson for a Norwegian health supplement. 9:00 p.m. – THE ODD COUPLE – “Jealousy Island” – NEW EPISODE – SPECIAL TIME Oscar (Matthew Perry) becomes obsessed with living up to Murph's (Geoff Stults) standards when he finds out the girl he is seeing used to date the handsome ex-baseball player. Also, when Emily (Lindsay Sloane) volunteers to be a part of a historical reenactment on Ellis Island in order to spend more time with Felix (Thomas Lennon), he is too busy preparing for his role to pay any attention to her. 10 p.m. – AMERICAN CRIME – “Episode Ten” – NEW EPISODE Revelations from Aubry's (Caitlin Gerard) recent statements have far-reaching implications as new and damaging allegations against Matt Skokie’s (Grant Merritt, Tempest) role in the incident come to light. This setback is finally one from which Barb (Felicity Huffman) will be unable to recover, leaving Russ (Timothy Hutton) to pick up the fight. Carter (Elvis Nolasco) is handed a new lease on life while Hector’s (Richard Cabral) prospects take a turn for the worst. Friday, May 8 8 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE – NEW EPISODE Synopsis currently unavailable. 9 p.m. – GRIMM – “Headache” – NEW EPISODE While investigating a grisly murder, Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) get closer to uncovering the identity of the serial killer, and Wu’s (Reggie Lee) life is put in grave danger. Having turned down Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee’s (Bree Turner) offer, Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch) solidifies a new alliance as she works to get her revenge. Elsewhere, Trubel (Jacqueline Toboni, Bad Girls) makes a surprising return to Portland. Saturday, May 9 7 p.m. – W5 – “Armed and Dangerous An armoured truck robbery: three guards dead, one wounded - and a killer on the loose. The untold story. Sunday, May 10 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “From Home, with Love” – NEW EPISODE The Top 5 home cooks enter the MASTERCHEF CANADA kitchen and discover not one, but two Mystery Box surprises. One box is filled with ingredients, and the other huge box contains an inspiring, emotional message from their families back home. Emotions run even higher for the remaining home cooks when it’s revealed that their families are in the MASTERCHEF CANADA kitchen, ready to cheer them on. The winning home cook gets to assign a piece of culinary equipment to each of their competitors in a strategic, high-stakes Elimination Challenge. 8 p.m. – ONCE UPON A TIME – “Operation Mongoose Part 1/Part 2” – NEW EPISODE –TWO-HOURS – SEASON FINALE Synopsis currently unavailable. 10 p.m. – MOTIVE – “Purgatory” – NEW EPISODE A horrific murder at a surgical clinic leaves the detectives with two dead bodies. Detective Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) suspects someone is following her while Neville Montgomery (Victor Garber) is determined to seal the leak of information coming from inside his own company – and he suspects one of his closest staff members. Monday, May 11 8p: THE GOLDBERGS – “Barry Goldberg’s Day Off” – NEW EPISODE Inspired by the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Barry (Troy Gentile) fakes sick and attempts to create an epic day of his own. But soon his day off turns out to be a disaster. To salvage what's left of it, Pops (George Segal) and Adam (Sean Giambrone) join him but they make it worse. 9 p.m. – CSI: CYBER – “Ghost In The Machine” – NEW EPISODE – SPECIAL DAY AND TIME The cyber team tracks a killer who hacks into a popular online game and tricks gamers into delivering illegal weapons. 10 p.m. – CASTLE – “Hollander’s Woods” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE A death in the woods draws Castle (Nathan Fillion) back to a terrifying and defining event in his childhood. Investigation leads to obsession, as he attempts to unearth answers that have eluded him for decades, all while Beckett (Stana Katic) faces a crossroads of her own. Tuesday, May 12 8 p.m. – THE FLASH – “Rogue Air” – NEW EPISODE As Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanagh) once again gets the upper hand on the S.T.A.R. Labs team, Barry (Grant Gustin) realizes he needs to make a big move and reaches out to an old foe, Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller, PRISON BREAK), for help. Joe (Jesse L. Martin) and Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) warn Barry that Captain Cold can’t be trusted. True to form, Cold has his own agenda that involves the meta-humans trapped in the containment cells. As things seem to be going from bad to worse, The Flash (Gustin) gets reinforcements – Arrow (Stephen Amell, ARROW) and Firestorm (Robbie Amell, THE TOMORROW PEOPLE). 9 p.m. – MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D – “S.O.S. Part One/ S.O.S. Part Two” – NEW EPISODE – TWO-HOUR – SEASON FINALE S.H.I.E.L.D. puts everything on the line to survive a war that blurs the line between friend and foe. Director Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) and his team will be forced to make shocking sacrifices that will leave their relationships and their world changed forever. Wednesday, May 13 8 p.m. – ARROW – “My Name Is Oliver Queen” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE Everyone's lives are in danger as Ra's al Ghul (Matt Nable, WINTER) puts forth his final plan. Oliver/Al Sah-him (Stephen Amell) must decide if he's strong enough to take on this new role and what it will mean for everyone on Team Arrow, and his soul. 9 p.m. – CSI: CYBER – “Bit by Bit”– NEW EPISODE – SPECIAL TIME The cyber team investigates when a hacker uses a power outage in Detroit to mask a jewelry store robbery-homicide in which gems weren’t the target. 10 p.m. – CSI: CYBER – “Family Secrets”– NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE In the CSI: CYBER season finale, Special Agent Avery Ryan (Patricia Arquette) confronts the hacker who released her patient’s information online when she was a psychologist. Meanwhile, Agent Daniel Krumitz (Charley Koontz) confronts the man who murdered his parents. Thursday, May 14 8 p.m. – GREY’S ANATOMY – “You’re My Home” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE As the doctors continue to tackle an unfathomable crisis, they are reminded of what is important and brought closer together. 9:30p.m. – THE ODD COUPLE – “The Audit Couple” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE When the IRS decides to audit Oscar (Matthew Perry) and his ex-wife Gaby (Lauren Graham, PARENTHOOD), Felix (Thomas Lennon) offers to mediate between the contentious exes when he realizes that he might be the reason Oscar was audited in the first place. 10 p.m. – AMERICAN CRIME – “Episode Eleven” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE In the provocative, heart-stopping season finale of AMERICAN CRIME, the criminal case comes to a shocking close for all those involved as each life is forever altered by this incident. Charged with emotions and unexpected twists, certain journeys will end while others begin. Friday, May 15 8 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE Synopsis currently unavailable. 9 p.m. – GRIMM – “City Havoc” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE On the heels of a shocking discovery, Nick (David Giuntoli) is hell bent on getting revenge and taking the fight to the Royals with help from Trubel (Jacqueline Toboni, Bad Girls).


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