CTV announced today a slate of new and returning series joining the network’s sizzling summer schedule, headlined by the revival of the iconic 1960s game series PASSWORD, airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app, beginning Aug. 9. Hosted by Keke Palmer (SCREAM QUEENS, Nope) and featuring Jimmy Fallon, contestants partner with Fallon and other celebrities to compete for cash prizes in the ultimate game of words by guessing a secret password using one-word clues.
Additionally, GENERATION GAP joins CTV’s robust summer schedule Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app, beginning July 7. Kelly Ripa hosts the new quiz show from Emmy® Award-winning producers Jimmy Kimmel and Mark Burnett. The series pairs teams of seniors and juniors, challenging them to answer questions about pop culture from each other’s generations.
Inspired by viral dance videos on popular social media outlets, new competition series DANCING WITH MYSELF airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app, beginning May 31. Contestants take part in a series of high-energy dance challenges designed and demonstrated by celebrity creators Shakira, Nick Jonas, and Liza Koshy, with host Camille Kostek.
Also heating things up this summer is new series CLAIM TO FAME, airing Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app, beginning July 11. Hosted by Kevin and Frankie Jonas, CLAIM TO FAME challenges 12 celebrity relatives to live together under one roof, concealing their identity and lineage in the quest for their own fame and fortune. They will compete in challenges, form alliances, and play DNA detective in the hope of avoiding elimination and winning the coveted $100,000 prize.
From Executive Producers Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, the Emmy® Award-winning documentary series WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? airs Sundays at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app, beginning July 10. Each week, celebrities embark on a poignant search to trace their family tree with the help of genealogists, historians, experts and tools from Ancestry®, unlocking past mysteries and unbelievable real-life stories across the world and through time. Celebrities featured include Allison Janney, Zachary Levi, Nick Offerman, Billy Porter, Zachary Quinto, and Bradley Whitford.
Plus, GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP: EUROPEAN VACATION airs Sunday, May 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app. In the special episode, chef Gordon Ramsay is back, on another rowdy road trip with friends Gino D’Acampo and Fred Siriex. This time, it’s an epic European vacation through Italy, France and Scotland to discover all the best food and fun in each of their home countries.
Returning to CTV’s summer schedule are fan favourites for the whole family, including an all-new season of HOLEY MOLEY: FORE-EVER! (Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT) featuring The Muppets, where contestants put their miniature golf skills to the test; an all-new season of MASTERCHEF (May 25), that sees 20 home cooks from past seasons return to serve up signature dishes to judges Gordon Ramsay, Aarón Sánchez, and Joe Bastianich – with guest judge Emeril Lagasse; a special two-hour AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR ALL-STAR SPECTACULAR (May 30) leading up to Season 14 of AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (June 6); teams compete to answer rapid-fire trivia in an all-new episode of WEAKEST LINK (May 30), hosted and executive produced by Jane Lynch; Michael Strahan is back as host of the celebrity-filled word association gameshow THE $100,000 PYRAMID (July 10); and wildly hilarious face plants ensue on an all-new season of WIPEOUT (July 10), hosted by John Cena and Nicole Byer, with Camille Kostek serving as field host. In addition, CTV delivers blockbuster films this summer, Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, including Crazy Rich Asians (June 5), Spectre (June 19), and War for Planet of the Apes (June 26).
Beginning June 14, CTV.ca and the CTV app launches its Summer Hub, featuring hundreds of hours of programming consisting of beloved movies, acclaimed shows, mouth-watering seasonal recipes, and binge-worthy collections available with no subscription or sign-in required. Titles and collections refresh throughout the summer, and include collections School’s Out (Can’t Hardly Wait, Daddy Day Camp), Blockbuster Night (The Fifth Element, Bad Boys), Summer Lovin’ (Before Midnight, Dirty Dancing), and Summer Friendships (A League of Their Own, My Girl). The Summer Hub also includes free full-season binges of hit CTV Original series (CHILDREN RUIN EVERYTHING, TRANSPLANT, JANN), MTV staples (CATFISH, JERSEY SHORE: FAMILY VACATION), CTV Throwback favourites (MIAMI VICE, CHARLIE’S ANGELS), and more great summer programming from Discovery.
Additional details for CTV’s summer schedule, including the upcoming eighth season of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, to be announced soon.