More Hits: Canada’s #1 Primetime Lineup Unveiled as Premiere Week Begins Monday on CTV

— September 19, 2013

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TORONTO (Sept. 19, 2013) – The buzz has been building and the countdown is on: Premiere Week begins Monday, Sept. 23 on CTV. In all, CTV will introduce six new series and feature a total of 17 all-new hours of premiere episodes throughout the week, including the debuts of high-octane suspense drama HOSTAGES (Monday), and MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (Tuesday). But before that, the season premiere of CASTLE airs in a special 7 p.m. ET timeslot leading into the fall season’s traditional launch pad, THE PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS at 8 p.m. ET this Sunday, Sept. 22 on CTV. It all adds up to the most exciting week in television.

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All times ET. Airing on CTV, unless noted as airing on CTV Two.

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Sunday, Sept. 22

7 p.m.             CASTLE (moves to Sundays at 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 29)

8 p.m.             PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS (Special)

Monday, Sept. 23 – Day 1 of Premiere Week

8 p.m.             THE VOICE (Season Premiere)

10 p.m.           HOSTAGES (Series Premiere)


Tuesday, Sept. 24

8 p.m.             MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (Series Premiere)

8 p.m.             THE VOICE (second episode/CTV Two)

9 p.m.             THE GOLDBERGS (Series Premiere)

9:30 p.m.        TROPHY WIFE (Series Premiere)

10 p.m.           PERSON OF INTEREST (Season Premiere – New to CTV)


Wednesday, Sept. 25

9 p.m.             CRIMINAL MINDS (Season Premiere)

10 p.m.           CSI (Season Premiere)


Thursday, Sept. 26

7:30 p.m.        TWO AND A HALF MEN (Season Premiere)

(Special time; moves to Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 3)

8 p.m.             THE BIG BANG THEORY (Season Premiere)

(Special original episode airs following the premiere at 8:30 p.m.)

9 p.m.             GREY’S ANATOMY (Two-hour Season Premiere)


Friday, Sept. 27

8 p.m.             MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Series Premiere)

8 p.m.             UNDERCOVER BOSS (Season Premiere/CTV Two)

10 p.m.           BLUE BLOODS (Season Premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 29

7 p.m.             ONCE UPON A TIME (Season Premiere)

8 p.m.             THE AMAZING RACE (Season Premiere)

9 p.m.             CASTLE (New timeslot)

10 p.m.           THE MENTALIST (Season Premiere)

Full episodes of CTV and CTV Two series are available across CTV’s digital platforms,, the CTV App, and the CTV Mobile channel on Bell Mobile TV, and through video on demand partners such as Bell Fibe TV following their respective broadcasts.

About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 12 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at

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For more information:

Matthew Almeida, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2629 or

Tonia Addison, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2194 or

Jacqui VanSickle, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.5091 or

Emily Alonzo, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2664 or

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