CTV Two Programming Highlights: May 16 – 31

— May 15, 2015

May comes to a close with with all-new episodes of A.D. THE BIBLE CONTINUES, hit culinary competition MASTERCHEF CANADA, THE VOICE, and the season finales of THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, and LAW & ORDER: SVU. The month also features the CTV Two movie premiere of THE WORDS, featuring a star-studded cast including Academy Award®-nominee Bradley Cooper, Academy Award-winners Jeremy Irons and J.K. Simmons, Dennis Quaid, Zoe Saldana, and Olivia Wilde. To tweet this alert: http://bmpr.ca/1cEcrvV Programming Highlights for May 16 – 31 on CTV Two and CTV GO include:
  • The remaining home cooks compete in an emotional Mystery Box Challenge, followed by a strategic Elimination Challenge on MASTERCHEF CANADA (May 16)
  • Saul's (Emmett J. Scanlan) persecution intensifies as he targets Peter (Adam Levy) on D. THE BIBLE CONTINUES (May 17)
  • ETALK travels to the Middle East for an exclusive backstage pass to Michael Bublé’s first-ever concert in Dubai on ETALK PRESENTS: BUBLÉ IN DUBAI (May 18)
  • In the final phase of the competition, the remaining Top 4 artists perform live for the judges and America on THE VOICE (May 18)
  • Jake (Josh Lucas) lies in critical condition, as Laura (Debra Messing) and the team hunt his shooter on the season finale of THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA (May 20)
  • The SVU face a threat that could change the squad forever on the season finale of LAW & ORDER: SVU (May 20)
  • Academy Award-nominee Bradley Cooper and Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons star in the CTV Two movie premiere of THE WORDS (May 21)
** Media Note ** – Download photos for CTV Two programming at BellMediaPR.ca/CTVTwo Below is a chronological listing of programming highlights for May 16 – 31 on CTV Two and CTV GO. All programming is subject to change (All times ET/PT; visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Saturday, May 16 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “From Home, with Love” – NEW to CTV Two 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. Sunday, May 17 9 p.m. – A.D. THE BIBLE CONTINUES – “The Visit” – NEW EPISODE Saul's (Emmett J. Scanlan) persecution intensifies as he targets Peter (Adam Levy). Many flee the city, spreading the Word as they go. With Jerusalem in chaos, the Roman Emperor arrives to decide Pilate’s (Vincent Regan) fate. Monday, May 18 7:30 p.m. – ETALK PRESENTS: BUBLÉ IN DUBAI – NEW SPECIAL – New to CTV Two Canada’s #1 entertainment show ETALK travels to the Middle East for an exclusive backstage pass to Michael Bublé’s first-ever concert in Dubai. ETALK Senior Reporter Devon Soltendieck sits down one-on-one with the Grammy® and JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter for one of Bublé’s most candid interviews yet – where the duo discuss love, loss, and fatherhood. ETALK PRESENTS: BUBLÉ IN DUBAI also takes viewers behind-the-scenes, just moments before Bublé takes the stage for the first time ever in Dubai. 8 p.m. – THE VOICE – "LIVE FINALE, PART 1" – TWO HOURS – NEW EPISODE In the final phase of the competition, the remaining Top 4 artists perform live in front of coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, and Pharrell Williams. Wednesday, May 20 8 p.m. - THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA – “The Mystery of the Corner Store Crossfire” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE In the season finale of THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, Jake (Josh Lucas) lies in critical condition, as Laura (Debra Messing) and the team hunt his shooter, an assailant armed with a high-tech new weapon. 9 p.m. - LAW & ORDER: SVU – “Surrendering Noah” – NEW EPISODE – SEASON FINALE In the season finale of LAW & ORDER: SVU, a dangerous career criminal returns to test the limits of the law. Sgt. Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and ADA Barba (Raúl Esparza) take Johnny D (Charles Halford, MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.) to trial for sex trafficking, rape, assault, and kidnapping; but when baby Noah’s adoption becomes entangled in the case, Benson fears for Noah’s future and his safety. In an intense courtroom showdown, the SVU will face a threat that could change the squad forever. Thursday, May 21 8 p.m. – CTV TWO MOVIE: THE WORDS – CTV TWO MOVIE PREMIERE THE WORDS follows young wannabe-writer Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper, American Sniper), who finally achieves long sought-after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There’s only one catch: he didn’t write it. The book, called The Window Tears, brings Jansen great acclaim, until the real author (Jeremy Irons, The Man In The Iron Mask) shows up and threatens to destroy Rory’s reputation. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the steep price that must be paid for stealing another man’s work. Saturday, May 23 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “The Trip to Bountiful” – NEW to CTV Two The final four home cooks arrive at a beautiful Niagara vineyard for their next challenge, where they learn they’ll be cooking for their lives with the bounty of the area. Each home cook must create a restaurant-quality plate for the judges and the 18 local farmers who supplied them with their fresh regional ingredients. The winner of the Niagara challenge automatically moves forward to the finale, and one home cook is asked to leave the competition. The remaining two finalists cook off in a Pressure Test where they must replicate three magnificent chocolate desserts. Sunday, May 24 9 p.m. – A.D. THE BIBLE CONTINUES – “The Road To Damascus” – NEW EPISODE Saul (Emmett J. Scanlan) continues to hunt Peter (Adam Levy), but has a life changing vision on the road to Damascus. When Claudia’s (Joanne Whalley) nightmares come true, Pilate's (Vincent Regan) fate takes a turn for the worse. Saturday, May 30 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “Ring of Fire” – SEASON FINALE – NEW TO CTV TWO After surviving a season of extraordinary challenges, the final two home cooks go head-to-head in a three-course culinary battle. With their families and former competitors there to cheer them on, they battle it out for $100,000, the MASTERCHEF CANADA trophy, and a life-changing title. 8 p.m. – PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD – NEW TO CTV TWO When prehistoric creatures start appearing in Vancouver, it falls to a small team of civilians to handle the deadly predators, and to investigate the Anomalies in time they're coming through. Sunday, May 31 9 p.m. – A.D. THE BIBLE CONTINUES – “Saul’s Return” – NEW EPISODE Emperor Caligula (Andrew Gower) demands that his statue be placed in the Temple. Pilate (Vincent Regan) and Caiaphas (Richard Coyle) know such desecration will cause rebellion. Saul (Emmett J. Scanlan) returns a changed man.

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