MOTIVE and MASTERCHEF CANADA Upcoming Episode Synopses

— April 1st, 2016

April kicks off with all-new episodes of CTV’s hit original crime drama MOTIVE, the final season airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, while Season 3 of MASTERCHEF CANADA continues Sundays at 7 p.m. ET/PT. New episodes of MOTIVE and MASTERCHEF CANADA are also available on demand at and the CTV GO app, and viewers can also stream past seasons of both series exclusively on CraveTVTM. All times ET/PT; visit to check local listings. Tuesday, April 5 10 p.m. – MOTIVE – “Index Case” – NEW EPISODE When Detective Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and the team are called to investigate a death in a spa, what they find is more deadly than expected. Angie and Detective Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny) are joined by new detective Paula Mazur (Karen LeBlanc, CRACKED), and the case takes a turn when Dr. Betty Rogers (Lauren Holly) discovers the body is infected with a mysterious disease that forces her into quarantine. Sunday, April 10 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “From the Heart” – NEW EPISODE The remaining Top 10 home cooks must dig deep to bake sweet treats inspired by love. The winning home cook is empowered with a versatile mystery ingredient, and must choose a competitor to cook with the ingredient’s fresh or canned version. Tuesday, April 12 10 p.m. – MOTIVE – “The Score” – NEW EPISODE During their investigation of the murder of an ex-con who may have returned to a life of crime, Detectives Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and Paula Mazur (Karen LeBlanc) have their personal boundaries tested when Angie notices Paula trying to ignore personal issues. Meanwhile, Staff Sergeant Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira) and Dr. Betty Rogers (Lauren Holly) attempt to have a seemingly normal morning until work snaps them back to reality. Detective Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny) finds himself attracted to one of the witnesses in the case and must decide if he’s willing to cross a line. Sunday, April 17 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “Oktoberfest Feast” – NEW EPISODE Outside of Munich, Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival is the second-largest Oktoberfest in the world. The Top 9 are split into three teams as they face off by selling handmade sausages and sides at an Oktoberfest celebration. The team who sells the most orders wins, while the two losing teams face a fearsome Pressure Test challenge. Tuesday, April 19 10 p.m. – MOTIVE – “The Scorpion and the Frog” – NEW EPISODE Detective Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and the team are called to investigate a gruesome murder, but when the signature appears to be the same as a case Detective Paula Mazur (Karen LeBlanc) previously investigated, it could mean an innocent woman was convicted of a crime she didn’t commit. While Angie and Paula investigate different leads, Staff Sergeant Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira) must mediate without playing favourites, while Detective Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny) plays the diplomat trying to support both detectives. Sunday, April 24 7 p.m. – MASTERCHEF CANADA – “Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes”– NEW EPISODE The remaining Top 8 home cooks are divided into teams, and tackle a set of intimidating ingredients inspired by a nursery rhyme. Members of the losing team must fight to save themselves by mastering a world-class pastry. Tuesday, April 26 10 p.m. – MOTIVE – “Interference” – NEW EPISODE Detective Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and the team investigate the murder of a suburban mom, but the case takes a drastic turn when they learn the victim’s ill child has been abducted. Angie and Detective Paula Mazur (Karen LeBlanc) must race against the clock to find him. Meanwhile, Detective Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny) coerces an informant to lie in order to bolster Dr. Betty Rogers’ (Lauren Holly) case, and can’t bring himself to tell Staff Sergeant Vega (Louis Ferreira).

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