Radio & Television

CTV overhauls Fall lineup with 11 new series

TORONTO – It looks as though CTV did most of the shopping for its new fall TV schedule south of the border. The network announced 11 new series (seven starting this fall and four slated for mid-season), fronted by big names like Paula Abdul, William Shatner, and Conan O’Brien, plus the Canadian broadcast rights to the U.S. version of Simon Cowell’s The X Factor.“Strength, stability, surprise – it’s a programming mix you won’t find anywhere else,” said Susanne Boyce, president of creative, content and channels, in the announcement. “From a position of strength, we’ve freshened up Canada’s #1 schedule in all areas,...