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The End of an Era: FLASHPOINT's Mind-Blowing Two-Part Series Finale Marks the Conclusion of CTV's Trailblazing Series, Thursday,

The End of an Era: FLASHPOINT's Mind-Blowing Two-Part Series Finale Marks the 
Conclusion of CTV's Trailblazing Series, Thursday, December 6 and 13 on CTV 
- ETALK's Ben Mulroney sits down with the entire cast on their last day on set 
in the all-new 
CTV tribute special FLASHPOINT: THE FINAL SALUTE, Dec. 13 - 
- Viewers can participate in a live online chat followed by the first-ever, 
live video after-show 
with the cast and creators on CTV.ca, Dec. 6 - 
- Fans invited to share their reflections on what the series has meant to them 
on CTV.ca to 
qualify to win exclusive FLASHPOINT memorabilia - 
- CTV hosts the ultimate FLASHPOINT finale screening experience at the TIFF 
Bell Lightbox 
in Toronto, Dec. 13 - 
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TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Five seasons. 75 episodes. Too many memories 
to count. Since 2008, CTV's trailblazing series FLASHPOINT has entertained 
millions of viewers in Canada and all over the world. It has inspired an 
industry, paving the way for the hit Canadian series that have followed. And 
now, on Thursday, Dec. 6 and 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, CTV presents the 
much-anticipated, two-part series finale of FLASHPOINT, fittingly entitled 
"Keep the Peace" (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). In the 
mind-blowing, not-to-be missed final episodes, Team One faces its most deadly 
adversary yet - a brilliant serial bomber who takes an entire city hostage. 
Now, more than ever, their will is put to the ultimate test in the series' 
shocking conclusion - one that changes Team One forever and will go down as 
the most action-packed Canadian television episode in memory. 
With just three weeks to go until the final goodbye to the series, CTV is 
launching a massive promotional campaign that includes, on-air, radio, online 
and social media to generate awareness about the final farewell to 
FLASHPOINT. CTV invites viewers to celebrate the end of an era with the 
exclusive tribute special, FLASHPOINT: THE FINAL SALUTE, premiering Thursday, 
Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV. CTV also presents complementary, 
interactive fan promotions, including a gala finale screening, all leading up 
to the highly anticipated final episode on Dec. 13. 
"Viewers will be blown away by a remarkable ending to one of the best Canadian 
series ever," said Phil King, President, CTV Programming and Sports. "While 
Dec. 13 marks FLASHPOINT's final episode, the memories and the legacy left 
behind will live on forever. A heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone who 
made this trailblazing series a success, and to the devoted fans who have been 
on this journey with us over the past five seasons." 
**Media Note** Photography for FLASHPOINT is available online at BellMediaPR.ca 
The countdown to the final season began in May when Executive Producers Anne 
Marie La Traverse and Bill Mustos announced in a press release that they had 
chosen to end the hit series on a high note, following the conclusion of 
Season 5. 
Leading up to the final episode, ETALK's Ben Mulroney sits down with series' 
stars Hugh Dillon, Enrico Colantoni, Amy Jo Johnson, David Paetkau, and Sergio 
DiZio on their last day on set together as a group. The poignant, all-new 
30-minute CTV special, FLASHPOINT: THE FINAL SALUTE premieres Thursday, Dec. 
13 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, just hours before the final episode airs. Shot 
on set at "SRU Headquarters", the cast reflect on the past five seasons, their 
most memorable moments, what FLASHPOINT means to them, and more. 
Immediately following Part 1 of the FLASHPOINT series finale (Dec. 6), viewers 
can log on to CTV.ca at 11 p.m. ET for the first-ever live video after-show 
with series' stars Amy Jo Johnson, David Paetkau, Sergio Di Zio, and creators 
Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern. The live video stream allows viewers 
logged on to CTV.ca/LiveChat to watch and get their insider take on the 
episode and the series, while teasing the finale episode. Plus, a selection of 
hand-picked fan questions submitted through a live chat window starting at 10 
p.m. ET will be put forward by CTV.ca to the FLASHPOINT team during the 
after-show, allowing for unprecedented user involvement. Before Part 2 of the 
series finale on Thursday, Dec. 13, visit CTV.ca/Flashpoint to view heartfelt 
video goodbye messages from the series' stars. 
With just three weeks to go until the final scene, the countdown to 
FLASHPOINT's landmark series finale continues on CTV.ca with an exciting new 
contest. Starting now, viewers are invited to share their reflections on what 
the series has meant to them at flashpointcontest@ctv.ca (max 250 words). CTV 
will pass these notes along to the cast and producers and every submission 
will be entered in a random weekly prize draw for exclusive FLASHPOINT 
memorabilia, including signed cast photos, a locations poster signed by the 
producers, and a signed finale episode script. With a handful of messages 
posted to CTV.ca each week, fans can take this opportunity to bid farewell for 
five great seasons of incredible memories. The contest closes on Friday, Dec. 
14 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. For more information and for full contest rules, 
please visit CTV.ca/Flashpoint. 
The celebration concludes Dec. 13 as CTV hosts the ultimate FLASHPOINT finale 
screening experience at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. Fans will be able 
to watch the final two episodes hours before the live broadcast, followed by a 
special Q & A session with the cast and the producers. More information, 
including how to gain access to this exclusive event, will be available online 
soon at CTV.ca/Flashpoint and facebook.com/CTV.Flashpoint. 
In the two-part series finale, entitled "Keep the Peace" (Dec. 6 and 13 at 10 
p.m. ET/PT), an explosive package planted at the 911 call centre is just the 
beginning of the most challenging call of Team One's career. A series of bombs 
in public buildings tears the city apart with terror as the Team juggles 
high-risk rescues, multiple defusions, and fear for its members' own loved 
ones. Just as they begin to grasp the chilling truth behind the bomber's 
mission, a defusion takes a shocking and tragic turn. It's all hands on deck 
as Team One joins forces with firefighters, paramedics, and the military to 
contain a devastating threat. As Jules (Amy Jo Johnson) and Parker (Enrico 
Colantoni) uncover the bomber's true and dark origins, they realize this is 
not a man that can be talked down. In the Team's final showdown, tragedy and 
triumph collide as the peace is kept... but at a painful cost. 
FLASHPOINT stars Hugh Dillon (DURHAM COUNTY), Enrico Colantoni (VERONICA 
MARS), Amy Jo Johnson (FELICITY), David Paetkau (WHISTLER), Sergio Di Zio 
(JUST BURIED), and Olunike Adeliyi (BEING HUMAN). 
Encore presentations of the two-part finale will air Sunday, Dec. 16 from 9-11 
p.m. ET/PT on CTV and Monday, Dec. 10 and 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Two. 
Viewers can also catch up on full episodes of FLASHPOINT across CTV's digital 
platforms following its television broadcast on CTV.ca, the CTV App, the CTV 
Mobile channel, and through video on demand partners. 
FLASHPOINT BACKGROUNDER: 
Originally developed by CTV, a pilot for FLASHPOINT (then called SNIPER) was 
shot in 2007. In January, 2008, CBS joined on as broadcast partner before the 
series began principal photography in the spring of 2008. FLASHPOINT premiered 
on July 11, 2008 on CTV and CBS, with 1.13 million viewers in Canada, and 8.73 
million viewers in the U.S. FLASHPOINT was the first Canadian series since DUE 
SOUTH to air in network primetime in both Canada and the United States, 
leading the way for several other Canadian series to head south of the border 
and air on U.S. networks. 
Over the next five seasons, FLASHPOINT went on to become a sure-fire hit, 
averaging 1.6 million viewers on CTV. FLASHPOINT has been nominated 83 times 
for numerous awards, including the Gemini Awards, Directors Guild of Canada 
Awards, Writers Guild of Canada Awards, Monte Carlo Television Festival, ACTRA 
and PRISM. The series has won 11 Gemini Awards, including Best Dramatic 
Series, Best Writing in a Dramatic Series (Mark Ellis and Stephanie 
Morgenstern), Best Direction in a Dramatic Series (Kelly Makin), Best 
Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (Enrico 
Colantoni), and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in 
a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series (Sergio Di Zio). 
Over the course of its 75 episodes, FLASHPOINT has been shot in more than 500 
Toronto locations over 525 shoot days, covering 4,500 script pages and 7,000 
scenes, written by 25 writers and featuring 925 guest actors and 2,250 extras. 
Upon filming its final scene in August, FLASHPOINT will have filmed in more 
than 500 Toronto locations, covering 75 episodes, 525 shoot days, 7,000 
scenes, and 4,500 script pages, and feature 925 characters, 2,250 extras, and 
25 writers. 
In addition to ION Television in the U.S., FLASHPOINT is also licensed in more 
than 100 territories worldwide, including RTL2 in Germany, Canal Plus in 
France and Veronica in the Netherlands. 
FLASHPOINT is produced by Pink Sky Entertainment and Avamar Entertainment in 
association with CTV and ION Television. Anne Marie La Traverse and Bill 
Mustos serve as executive producers. Co-creators/executive producers Mark 
Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern helm the writing department. Trish Williams 
and Gosia Kamela are the CTV Production Executives working with the series. 
Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Mike 
Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks. Phil King is 
President, CTV Programming and Sports. Vera and Tele Munchen are the 
international distributors. 
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: 
Twitter: @CTV_PR @CTV_Television @FlashpointTeam1  @Flashpoint_TV 
(co-creator's Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern's popular feed) 
Facebook: facebook.com/CTV.Flashpoint facebook.com/FPTOne 
About CTV 
CTV is Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality 
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's 
most-watched television network. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's 
premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and 
digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest 
communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the 
network's website at ctv.ca. 
- CTV - 
Source: BBM Canada
Average based on all original episodes since the start of PPM data on 
September 1, 2009 
Jim Quan, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.5311 orjim.quan@bellmedia.ca Tonia 
Addison, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2194 ortonia.addison@bellmedia.ca 
SOURCE: CTV 
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