Global is ready to satisfy the appetites of Canadian television fans coast to coast by delivering the most creative, buzz-worthy and entertaining mix of programs available this fall.
Starting on Monday, September 1, Global launches the hottest primetime slate of new and returning series. The network packs a dramatic punch with three consecutive nights of 2-hour premieres within the first week alone: it’s brotherly love as Michael and Lincoln continue with the high stakes chase on Prison Break beginning September 1 – 8pm ET/PT; the fan frenzy mounts exponentially as they eagerly await the launch of 90210 on Tuesday, September 2 airing at a special time 8pm ET/PT for the premiere week only (subsequent episodes to air Tuesdays – 9pm ET/PT); and London’s calling as Dr. Temperance Brennan and Seeley Booth assist Scotland Yard in solving a murder in the season opener of Bones on Wednesday, September 3 – 8pm ET/PT.
“Our fall line up is the most anticipated in television and we’re ready to kick off this amazing season,” said Barbara Williams, EVP, Content, Canwest Broadcasting. “Global’s reveal of the hottest shows is around the corner, and we’re confident they will deliver the entertainment our fans deserve.” Back in full force, Global’s steadily rolling out a lineup of critically acclaimed primetime hits and new series launches in the coming weeks including:
House (Season 5) – Tuesday, September 16 – 8pm;
Survivor: Gabon (Season 17) – Thursday, September 18 – 8pm;
Heroes (Season 3) – Monday, September 22 – 9pm (*2-Hour);
The Office (Season 5) – Thursday, September 25 – 9pm (*1-Hour);
Brothers & Sisters (Season 3) – Sunday, September 28 – 10pm;
The Ex-List (All New) – Friday, October 3 – 9pm;
Life on Mars (All New) – Thursday, October 9 – 10pm;
My Own Worst Enemy (All New) – Monday, October 13 – 10pm.
The Guard, also returns with its second season on Wednesday, October 29 – 10pm ET/PT. The water-rescue drama resonated with fans earlier this year making it the No. 1 New Canadian Original drama during its spring run**, and it’s the first of many original productions soon to make their own waves within the television landscape.
Plus, the festivities begin as Entertainment Tonight Canada celebrates its fourth anniversary, and it all starts on Monday, September 8 -
7pm ET/7:30pm PT with special reports from the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival. Hosts Cheryl Hickey and Rick Campanelli, alongside Senior Reporters Rosey Edeh, Roz Weston, Kim D’Eon gear up to pull out all the stops for entertainment fans with their in-depth coverage, red carpet access and the most sought-after celebrity exclusives.