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    Fall 2015 New Shows - Canadian Network Acquisitions

    Updated 6/11/2015

    The Canadian upfronts were held over the past couple of weeks. Here is what the big three media giants (Bell, Shaw and Rogers) have picked up for their conventiional TV fall lineups. CHCH, who routinely selects U.S. network shows to fill part of their primetime lineup also made their upfront presentation.

    For their full lineups, check out the latest threads on each network's respective forums.

    Among the highlights:

    Global
    - Supergirl Mondays at 8:00pm in November (s-CBS)
    - Heroes Reborn Thursdays at 8:00pm (s-NBC), pushing Bones to post-release Sundays 10:00pm
    - The Simpsons is only show from FOX's Sunday lineup; all other animated sitcoms moving to City
    - Containment (The CW), Shades of Blue (NBC), Chicago Med (NBC) among midseason additions
    - Canadian broadcaster for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert weeknights at 11:35pm (s-CBS)

    City
    - Empire in pre-release Wednesdays at 8:00pm
    - Thursday Night Football moving over from Sportsnet (until November)
    - Rogers Hometown Hockey moving to Sportsnet in favor of FOX comedy lineup on Sundays (except for The SImpsons)
    - Scandal dropped in favor of all-comedy lineup on Thursdays in November
    - Nightly strip broadcasts of 2 Broke Girls/Two and a Half Men added to Sundays 10:00pm
    - First-time Canadian broadcasts for sitcoms Undateable (NBC) and The Last Man on Earth (FOX)
    - Rush Hour (CBS), Bordertown (FOX), Little Big Shots (NBC) and The Guide to Surviving Life (FOX) added for midseason

    CTV / CTV Two
    - Sleepy Hollow added to CTV Two
    - Key acquisitions for fall include Blindspot (NBC), Quantico (ABC), Code Black (CBS) and Blood & Oil (ABC)
    - Midseason offerings are DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW), The Catch (ABC) and Lucifer (FOX)
    - Variety show Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris picked up for CTV Two
    - Following scheduling changes at ABC, CTV Sunday lineup will consist of two new shows - Blood & Oil and Quantico
    - CSI: Cyber gets Tuesday 10pm slot, Saving Hope on Thursdays 9pm
    - Big Bang Theory and Goldbergs are only sitcoms across both channels, no new sitcoms acquired

    CHCH
    - New Canadian home for season 4 of Nashville - Wednesday 10:00pm (s-ABC)
    - Acquired new FOX drama Rosewood
    - Added NBC's Dateline Saturday Night Mystery series to complement returning newsmagazine shows 20/20, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes
    - Supernatural returning to lineup Wednesday nights in simulcast with The CW
    - Returning shows include The Originals, Last Man Standing and The Pinkertons

    Shows picked up (outside of conventional television):
    - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW) for Showcase (Shaw Media)



    Last edited by lostjon; 06-11-2015 at 08:41 PM. Reason: Removed list of new/returning shows with no Canadian broadcaster, moved to another post within this thread

 

 

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