Despite the times, there is no shortage of returning hits or new premieres happening on CTV this Fall. With comedies like Young Sheldon and B Positive and dramas such as Filthy Rich and The Good Doctor filling up the work week, there is something for everyone in the family. The excitement continues throughout the weekend with NFL Sunday football and game shows, Supermarket Sweep and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
Here are our selections for top new series and must-see returning hits:
In what’s shaping up to be the strongest comedy pilot of the season, B Positive, examines the story of Drew (Thomas Middleditch) a newly divorced father on his last legs trying to find a new kidney. He runs into an old friend Gina (Annaleigh Ashford) who volunteers her own and together they form an interesting bond. Weeknights need a good dose of comedy so be sure to tune in.
This Southern drama has worlds of wealth, power and religion colliding. The Monreaux’s are an affluent family whose claim to fame is the creation of a Christian television network. After Margaret’s (Kim Cattrall) husbands abrupt passing she is left to run the family business. She must show her authority over her newly legitimized heirs who threaten to bring down the Monreaux name and fortune. Filthy Rich is our top pick on CTV this fall and we can’t wait to see how the season unfolds.
Actress and comic Leslie Jones hosts the revival of the 1960’s show Supermarket Sweep. This series follows three teams of two up against each other using their grocery skills and product knowledge to win prizes. An easy Sunday night watch, this is sure to be a hit!
This Is Us
A fan favourite, This is Us, is returning to CTV. Following the lives of two parents and their three children in several stages of their lives as they all try to find happiness and cope with tragic events of the past. Season five was originally set to premiere in November, producers bumped it up two weeks amid exciting expectations. Get ready for a season full of new beginnings and inspiring moments.
Returning to CTV this fall is the new Canadian-produced favourite Transplant. Based on a true story, Dr. Bashir Hamed (Hamza Haq) flees his homeland of Syria in hopes of a new life in Canada for him and his younger sister. Setting his sights on continuing to work as a doctor, he must redo his medical training. Watch his passion and perseverance in what is being called the best medical drama on television now.