The Amazing Race Canada Headlines CTV’s Summer 2015 Schedule
CTV’s summer programing was finalized today with announcement of the return of the most-watched television program in Canada last summer, The Amazing Race Canada, headlining the network’s Summer 2015 schedule with its third season premiere Wednesday, July 8th at 9pm on CTV and CTV GO.
Canada’s most-watched Canadian series is joined by previously announced blockbuster summer event series Zoo, airing Tuesdays at 9pm on CTV and CTV GO, beginning June 30th.
The all-new seasons of The Amazing Race Canada and Zoo join a summer lineup featuring new and returning fan-favourite hits including: Betty White and the gang in Part 1 of the farewell season of Hot in Cleveland (May 26th), as well as another celebrity filled season of Hollywood Game Night (July 7th). The FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 201 matches also begin on June 6th.
Here are some highlights:
Zoo – Tuesdays at 9pm beginning June 30th
In Zoo, Jackson Oz (James Wolk, Mad Men), a young, renegade American zoologist, spends his days running safaris in the wilds of Africa, when he begins noticing the strange behaviour of the animals. As the assaults become more cunning, coordinated and ferocious, he is thrust into the race to unlock the mystery of the pandemic before there’s no place left for people to hide. The series is based on James Patterson’s #1 best-selling novel (which has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide).
Hot in Cleveland – *FINAL SEASON (PART 1)* – Tuesdays at 8pm beginning May 26th
CTV delivers its first batch of episodes of the final season of Hot in Cleveland this summer, as Betty White and the gang including Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, and Wendie Malick get set to bid farewell. Season 6 begins with Joy (Leeves) deciding whether to marry Mitch (Tim Daly), Simon (Craig Ferguson), or Bob (Dave Foley). Meanwhile, Victoria’s (Malick) new CGI movie proves challenging in ways she didn’t expect and Elka (White) tries to bring film jobs to Cleveland.
Hollywood Game Night – Tuesdays at 10pm beginning July 7th
Hosted by Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night features A-list celebrities partaking in a cocktail party atmosphere that is based on the real-life game nights of creator Sean Hayes. Season 3 features celebrities such as Ming-Na Wen (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Yvette Nicole Brown (The Odd Couple), Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Zachary Quinto (The Slap), singer Joe Jonas (I Can Do That!), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Zachary Levi (Chuck), Seth Green (Robot Chicken), and Tom Arnold (Sin City Saints).
The Amazing Race Canada – Wednesdays at 9pm beginning July 8th
Returning to CTV this summer with all-new teams and exciting, edge-of-your-seat challenges, The Amazing Race Canada is back for a third season of action-packed adventure. Hosted by Olympic champion and Canadian hero Jon Montgomery (@jonmonty), Season 2 was once again the most-watched television program in Canada last summer with an average audience of 2.8 million viewers. Fans are encouraged to follow @AmazingRaceCDA and stay tuned to CTV’s Facebook page for updates.