New Original Series MOTIVE gets SUPER BOWL Kick-Off Feb. 3 on CTV
Toronto, ON (Dec. 13, 2012) – CTV’s newest original Canadian production has scored a touchdown with the announcement today that the thrilling new scripted dramatic series MOTIVE will premiere in the most coveted timeslot in prime time television – immediately following a hand-off from SUPER BOWL XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3. The announcement comes just hours before CTV says goodbye to FLASHPOINT – the hit TV series that spawned a resurgence in quality Canadian television. Viewers get a special sneak peek promo of MOTIVE during the explosive series finale of FLASHPOINT, tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV.
Anchoring CTV’s stellar mid-season schedule following its post-SUPER BOWL XLVII debut, the compelling new CTV Original Series joins the network’s blockbuster Sunday night lineup in its regular timeslot of Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning February 10. Viewers can catch full episodes of MOTIVEacross CTV’s digital platforms following its television broadcast on CTV.ca, the CTV App, the CTV Mobile channel, and through video on demand partners.
“Producing MOTIVE in Vancouver with an outstanding cast and crew has afforded us the opportunity to fully exploit its beauty, setting, and talent. The resulting quality and high production values exceed our vision for the show,” said Executive Producers Rob Merilees and Louise Clark “We are thrilled that CTV is equally enthusiastic about the show and has demonstrated its excitement for the series by launching MOTIVE directly following the broadcast of the Super Bowl.”
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