CTV Orders Third Season of Hit Canadian Drama SAVING HOPE

- Network orders 18 new episodes from ICF Films and Entertainment One - 
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TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Continuing its commitment and investment in more 
Canadian television programming, CTV announced today the order of a third 
season of hit original drama series, SAVING HOPE fromIlana Frank's ICF Films 
and leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne). The broadcaster has 
ordered 18 new episodes bringing the series total to 49 episodes. With the 
production of Season 3 set to begin in the spring, the announcement comes 
ahead of the winter season premiere coming in January. A Top 15 program among 
total viewers and all key adult demos when Season 2 aired last summer, SAVING 
HOPE averaged an impressive 1.3 million viewers each week. 
"The viewer response to the summer season left little doubt that we needed to 
sign up for more," said Phil King, President, CTV Programming and Sports. "CTV 
is proud to give fans another exciting and dramatic season to look forward to, 
even before the winter premiere this January." 
"CTV has shown great confidence in this show, and we're thrilled to see that 
yet again with this order for a third season," said Ilana Frank, Executive 
Producer. "We can't wait to wrap our heads around the continuing development 
of these deep and interesting characters, and follow their stories through 
Hope Zee for another year." 
** Media Note ** Download photos from SAVING HOPE at BellMediaPR.ca 
Saving Hope stars 2013 Canadian Screen Award-nominee Erica Durance 
(SMALLVILLE), Michael Shanks (STARGATE ATLANTIS), Daniel Gillies (THE VAMPIRE 
DIARIES), 2013 Canadian Screen Award-winner Wendy Crewson (REVENGE), Huse 
Madhavji (CALL ME FITZ), Julia Taylor-Ross (ROOKIE BLUE), Kristopher Turner 
(THE LISTENER), Michelle Nolden (REPUBLIC OF DOYLE), and Benjamin Ayres (LESS 
THAN KIND). 
Viewers can catch up on the doctors of Hope Zion Hospital in the exclusive, 
digital companion seriesLAST CALL available 
onCTV.ca/SavingHopeLastCall.LAST CALLexamines the more personal and less 
explored stories of the doctors, as they confess their problems and share 
secrets over drinks after their rounds. 
SAVING HOPE is produced by Ilana C Frank Films (ICF Films) with Entertainment 
One Television (eOne), in association with CTV. The series is executive 
produced by Ilana Frank and David Wellington for ICF Films, John Morayniss 
(HELL ON WHEELS, KLONDIKE, HAVEN) for eOne and Lesley Harrison. Morwyn Brebner 
(ROOKIE BLUE) and Adam Pettle (ROOKIE BLUE) are Executive Producers and 
Showrunners. The series was created by Malcolm MacRury (CRASH AND BURN, 
REPUBLIC OF DOYLE) and Morwyn Brebner. David Wellington won a Directors Guild 
of Canada award for direction of the pilot. For Bell Media, Trish Williams is 
Director, Drama, Independent Production; Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, 
Independent Production; Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, 
CTV Networks; Phil King is President, CTV Programming and Sports. All 
distribution rights are handled by eOne. 
About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed 
original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in 
the country. Hit CTV series include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, THE 
LISTENER, MOTIVE, the #1 new Canadian scripted series of the 2012/13 season, 
and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, the record-breaking, Canadian-produced 
complementary version of the hit international series. CTV is also home to 
drama series PLAYED, and premiering in the 2013/14 season, multi-cam office 
comedy SPUN OUT, and hit international format MASTERCHEF CANADA. Among the 
scripted series on Bell Media pay and specialty channels are the two-time 
Emmy®-nominated hit DEGRASSI, the recently renewed ORPHAN BLACK, CSA-winning 
CALL ME FITZ, and upcoming dramas BITTEN, SENSITIVE SKIN, 19-2, and KILLJOYS. 
Bell Media specialty channels are also home to reality series such as BRAVE 
NEW GIRLS, game shows MATCH GAME and POP QUIZ, and factual series HIGHWAY THRU 
HELL and CANADA'S WORST DRIVER, among others. So far in 2013, Bell Media has 
ordered 24 original Canadian series and currently has 74 projects in various 
stages of development. 
About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE: ETO) is a leading international entertainment 
company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of 
film and television content. The company's comprehensive network extends 
around the globe including Canada, the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Benelux, Spain, 
France, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South 
Korea. Through established Entertainment and Distribution divisions, the 
company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and 
music production, family programming and merchandising and licensing. Its 
current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more 
than 35,000 film and television titles, 2,800 hours of television programming 
and 45,000 music tracks. http://www.entertainmentone.com/ 
About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality 
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been 
Canada's most-watched television network for the past 12 years in a row. 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. 
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS: 
CTV: 
Twitter: 
@CTV_Television
@CTV_PR 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ctv 
SAVING HOPE: 
Twitter: @SavingHopeTV
Erica Durance: @ED_DURANCE Michael Shanks: @MichaelShanks Daniel Gillies: 
@danieljgillies Huse Madhavji: @HuseM Kristopher Turner: @kristopherturn Julia 
Taylor-Ross: @juliataylorross Benjamin Ayres: @BenjaminAyres 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SavingHopeTV 
Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/saving+hope 
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/CTVTelevision/saving-hope/ 
Source: BBM Canada, May 27 - Sep 15, 2013
 

SOURCE  CTV 
Matthew Almeida, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2629 
ormatthew.almeida@bellmedia.ca Carolyn Fell, CTV and CTV Two, 416.384.2817 
orCarolyn.fell@bellmedia.ca 
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