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Upfronts 2018: CTV banks on returning hits with a side of new additions


TORONTO – Underscored by big U.S. fare and “the most returning Top 20 hits of any prime-time television schedule in North America”, CTV unveiled its new 2018/19 primetime lineup Thursday.The new schedule includes the dramas, dramedies, comedy and talk show that the broadcaster picked up at this year’s Los Angeles Screenings, plus returning hits The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, The Good Doctor, This Is Us and Grey’s Anatomy.Also unveiled was new original comedy series Jann, starring musician Jann Arden playing a fictionalized version of herself; a fourth season of original drama Cardinal; the return of The Launch for a second...