CTV Programming Highlights: Nov. 1 – 14

— October 31, 2014

CTV kicks off the month of November with the exclusive broadcast premiere of the blockbuster film THE HUNGER GAMES. CTV also reveals a first look at one of fall’s biggest blockbuster films in the 30-minute original special ETALK PRESENTS: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1. Plus, all-new episodes from the network’s #1 fall lineup including GOTHAM, HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, THE FLASH, THE MILLERS, THE MCCARTHYS, and more.

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Programming Highlights for Nov. 1 – 14 on CTV and CTV GO include:

  • From Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.C., catch the live broadcast of the 2014 SKATE CANADA INTERNATIONAL (Nov. 1)
  • The exclusive broadcast premiere of THE HUNGER GAMES tells the dark tale of a 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle), who volunteers to compete in a vicious televised tournament to fight to the death for the entertainment of the masses (Nov. 4)
  • Nathan (Will Arnett) lands the biggest interview of his career with professional basketball player Metta World Peace (guest starring as himself) on THE MILLERS (Nov. 6)
  • After meeting his boyfriend’s (Drew Tarver, May the Best Man Win) very affectionate family, Ronny (Tyler Ritter) tries to encourage his own family to share their feelings with one another  on THE MCCARTHYS (Nov. 6)
  • Before the next instalment of The Hunger Games film franchise hits theatres, CTV delivers viewers a behind-the-scenes first look at the new film in the 30-minute original special ETALK PRESENTS: THE HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY PART 1, featuring exclusive one-on-one interviews with the film’s lead cast (Nov. 14)

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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for Nov. 1 – 14. All programming is subject to change (visit
CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

Saturday, Nov. 1

7 p.m. – W5 – NEW EPISODE

W5 follows the story of a woman whose attempt to hire a hit man to kill her husband sets off an unpredictable legal case. The hour-long investigation is led by Victor Malarek.

8 p.m. – 2014 SKATE CANADA INTERNATIONAL – TWO HOURS – LIVE IN ONTARIO, MONTREAL, AND CTV ATLANTIC MARKETS ONLY

The 2014 SKATE CANADA INTERNATIONAL broadcast airs live from Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.C. The event features many of the top figure skaters in the world in a head-to-head competition in four disciplines: men’s, ladies, pairs, and ice dance. Viewers will have the opportunity to watch many young athletes, who will be competing for the podium four years from now at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

 

Sunday, Nov. 2

8 p.m. – ONCE UPON A TIME – “Family Business” – NEW EPISODE

The race is on to track down the elusive Snow Queen (Elizabeth Mitchell, LOST), who was once a foster mother to a young (Jennifer Morrison) Emma – whose memories of this event have been erased – in order to discover what her ultimate end game is for Elsa (Georgina Haig) and the residents of Storybrooke.

 

9 p.m. – RESURRECTION – “Afflictions” – NEW EPISODE

Bellamy (Omar Epps), now desperately ill himself, turns to an unexpected source – his shadowy government contact (Donna Murphy) – for help and ends up learning a shocking revelation about his past.

 

Monday, Nov. 3

8 p.m. – GOTHAM – “Penguin's Umbrella” – NEW EPISODE

As violence between Maroni (David Zayas) and Falcone (John Doman) continues to escalate, Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor) reveals a new component of his manipulative strategy, forcing Gordon (Ben McKenzie) to deal with the consequences of his decision to spare Penguin's life.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 4

8 p.m. – CTV MOVIE: THE HUNGER GAMES – BROADCAST PREMIERE

Based on the best-selling young-adult novel by author Suzanne Collins, the exclusive broadcast premiere of THE HUNGER GAMES tells the dark tale of  16-year-old girl Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle), who volunteers to compete in a vicious televised tournament in which 24 teenagers from a post-apocalyptic society fight to the death for the entertainment of the masses.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 5

8 p.m. – ARROW – “The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak” – NEW EPISODE

When a cyber-attack brings Starling City to its knees, Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) are pushed to their limits to contain the destruction. Life gets even more complicated for Felicity when her mother, Donna (Charlotte Ross, NASHVILLE), stops by for a surprise visit.

 

9 p.m. – CRIMINAL MINDS – “If the Shoe Fits” – NEW EPISODE

The BAU is stumped to find the common denominator among male victims in Montana, making it difficult to profile the UnSub.

 

10 p.m. – GREY’S ANATOMY – “Don’t Let’s Start” – NEW EPISODE – NEW DAY AND TIME

Owen (Kevin McKidd) becomes invested in a patient when he realizes she may have served in the military, while April’s (Sarah Drew) mother (Connie Ray, THE BIG C) pays her daughter a visit and bonds with Jackson (Jesse Williams).

 

Thursday, Nov. 6

8 p.m. – THE BIG BANG THEORY – “The Prom Equivalency” – NEW EPISODE

When the gang recreates a high school prom on the roof of the guys’ apartment building, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) feels pressure to participate in all the typical romantic traditions.

 

8:30 p.m. – THE MILLERS – “Give Metta World Peace A Chance” – NEW EPISODE

Nathan (Will Arnett) lands the biggest interview of his career with professional basketball player Metta World Peace (guest starring as himself), but when karma catches up with him, he risks ruining his professional reputation.

 

9 p.m. – TWO AND A HALF MEN – “A Chic Bar In Ibiza” – NEW EPISODE

When Walden (Ashton Kutcher) asks Alan (Jon Cryer) to sign a pre-nup, Alan gets offended and has second thoughts about getting married.

 

9:30 p.m. – THE MCCARTHYS – “Love McCarthys Style” – NEW EPISODE

After meeting his boyfriend’s (Drew Tarver, May the Best Man Win) very affectionate family, Ronny (Tyler Ritter) tries to encourage his own family to share their feelings with one another.

 

10 p.m. – HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER – “He Deserved to Die” – NEW EPISODE

Annalise (Viola Davis) and her team of law students are focused on Rebecca's (Katie Findlay) case, but when the judge enforces a gag order, Rebecca takes things into her own hands.

 

Friday, Nov. 7

8 p.m. – THE AMAZING RACE – “Pretty Fly For A Food Scientist” – NEW EPISODE  

Synopsis currently unavailable.

 

9 p.m. – GRIMM – “Last Fight” – NEW EPISODE
After Nick (David Giuntoli) has a bizarre, unsettling vision, he and Hank (Russell Hornsby) find themselves on a case that takes them into the world of boxing.

 

10 p.m. – BLUE BLOODS – “Shoot the Messenger” – NEW EPISODE

Frank (Tom Selleck) is blindsided during an on-air interview when he and the interim District Attorney disagree over an issue.

 

Saturday, Nov. 8

7 p.m. – W5 – NEW EPISODE

W5 investigates the case of Ivan Henry, a Vancouver man who was declared a dangerous offender and spent 27 years in jail for crimes he likely did not commit.

 

Sunday, Nov. 9

8 p.m. – ONCE UPON A TIME – “The Snow Queen” – NEW EPISODE

Synopsis currently unavailable.

 

9 p.m. – RESURRECTION – “Miracles” – NEW EPISODE

Fearing for her unborn child, Rachael (Kathleen Munroe) refuses treatment for a virus, while the anti-returned hate group True Living grows in numbers, including Deputy Carl (Chris Berry).

 

10 p.m. – CSI – “The Twin Paradox” – NEW EPISODE

Frustration mounts for the CSI team as another victim surfaces and all evidence points to the Gig Harbor Killer. Guest-starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar (CSI: CYBER) as twins Jared Briscoe and Paul Winthrop, and Patricia Arquette (CSI: CYBER) as Avery Ryan.

 

Monday, Nov. 10

8 p.m. – GOTHAM – “The Mask” – NEW EPISODE

Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and Bullock (Donal Logue) investigate a Gothamite who runs a deadly fight club for candidates applying for a job at his financial firm. Meanwhile, Bruce (David Mazouz) returns to school and gets a visit from a new friend.

 

9 p.m. – FOREVER – “The Ecstasy of the Agony” – NEW EPISODE

Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) and Jo (Alana De La Garza) discover there is a fine line between pleasure and pain when the death of a successful businessman and devoted husband points to a form of ritualized punishment.

 

10 p.m. – CASTLE – “Time of Our Lives” – NEW EPISODE

A murder investigation launches Castle (Nathan Fillion) into what seems to be an alternate universe where he's never met Kate Beckett (Stana Katic).

 

Tuesday, Nov. 11

8 p.m. – THE FLASH – “Plastique” – NEW EPISODE

After a bomb goes off downtown, the army, led by General Eiling (Clancy Brown, Cowboys & Aliens), rolls in and takes over the case, much to Joe's (Jesse Martin) surprise. Suspicious, Joe tells Barry (Grant Gustin) that he and his friends at S.T.A.R. Labs should look into the army's involvement.

 

9 p.m. – MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. – “The Writing On The Wall” – NEW EPISODE

The team discovers murder victims with the alien glyphs on them that Agent Coulson has (Clark Gregg) been etching.

 

10 p.m. – PERSON OF INTEREST – “Honor Among Thieves” – NEW EPISODE

Shaw (Sarah Shahi) joins a team of international thieves in order to keep tabs on the latest POI, but an unexpected turn of events puts her in danger of being detected by Samaritan.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 12

7:30 p.m. – THE GOLDBERGS – “Big Baby Ball” – NEW EPISODE
When Mr. Meller (Bryan Callen, The Hangover) singles out Adam (Sean Giambrone) during a game of dodgeball, Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) intervenes to protect Adam and gets Meller fired.

 

8 p.m. – ARROW – “Guilty” – NEW EPISODE

After a body is found strung up in the Wildcat gym, Ted Grant (J.R. Ramirez) becomes the main suspect. Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Laurel (Katie Cassidy) argue over Ted's innocence.

 

9 p.m. – CRIMINAL MINDS – “Hashtag” – NEW EPISODE
When victims with large social media followings are found dead in Maryland, the BAU searches for an UnSub taking on the persona of an Internet urban legend.

 

10 p.m. – GREY’S ANATOMY – “Can We Start Again, Please?” – NEW EPISODE

Bailey (Chandra Wilson) oversees Jo's (Camilla Luddington) first solo surgery, and Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) must make an executive decision in Dr. Herman's (Geena Davis) absence. Meanwhile, the doctors spring into action when a couple arrives at the emergency room after escaping a fire.

 

Thursday, Nov. 13

8 p.m. – THE BIG BANG THEORY – “The Septum Deviation” – NEW EPISODE

Synopsis currently unavailable.

 

8:30 p.m. – THE MILLERS – “You Are The Wind Beneath My Wings, Man” – NEW EPISODE

When Ray (J.B. Smoove) points out that Nathan (Will Arnett) has a history of being the worst wingman ever, Nathan embarks on a mission to be a better friend by becoming less self-involved.

 

9 p.m. – TWO AND A HALF MEN – “Glamping In A Yurt” – NEW EPISODE

Alan (Jon Cryer) and Walden (Ashton Kutcher) have a meeting with an adoption social worker that hinges on them being convincing as a loving couple.

 

9:30 p.m. – THE MCCARTHYS – “The Good Coach” – NEW EPISODE

Synopsis currently unavailable.

 

10 p.m. – HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER – “He Has A Wife” – NEW EPISODE

Annalise Keating’s (Viola Davis) team represents a mother who's on trial for killing her family's nanny while on heavy medication. Meanwhile, a shocking discovery is revealed in Lila's (Megan West) case that could change everything for Rebecca (Katie Findlay) and Bonnie's (Liza Weil) loyalty to Annalise.

 

Friday, Nov. 14

7 p.m. – ETALK PRESENTS: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 – NEW ORIGINAL SPECIAL

In a Canadian television exclusive, ETALK PRESENTS: THE HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY PART 1 features interviews with the stars of the box office hit franchise, including Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, and Donald Sutherland, as they sit down with ETALK’s Danielle Graham (McGimsie). Premiering Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, just one week before the theatrical release on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, ETALK prepares viewers for the rebellion in the next instalment of The Hunger Games film series.

 

9 p.m. – GRIMM – “Dying On A Prayer” – NEW EPISODE

Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) are called to an unusual crime scene with a victim who appears to have died from clay-induced asphyxiation.

 

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