Programming FAQs

What is CTV Movies and Throwback?

CTV Movies and Throwback is a collection of Hollywood movies, and full seasons of your favourite shows, with no sign-in required, available on CTV.ca and the CTV App.

Do I need to sign in to watch CTV Movies and Throwback?

There is no need to subscribe or sign in to access CTV Movies and CTV Throwback, it is available unlocked to all users.

When is my favourite program coming back and What time will it air?

Scheduling information on our website is updated frequently. Please continue to check CTV.ca for the most up-to-date programming information.

I missed my favourite program. Can I buy a copy from CTV?

Unfortunately, CTV doesn’t have the rights to sell any of our programs. CTV only purchases the rights to broadcast and stream . However, many of our programs are available online, so please visit CTV.ca.

Why are there so many crime programs on your schedule?

CTV strives to provide viewers with a variety of programming. We've got great comedies like The Big Bang Theory and The Goldbergs, dramas like Cardinal, This Is Us, and Grey's Anatomy, and reality programs like The Amazing Race Canada and The Launch.

Why can't I watch my favourite program in HD?

This may be for a couple of reasons. The program may not be produced in HD or the channel you are watching may not have the capability to broadcast in HD.

Why Do Commercials Seem Louder Than Programs?

Please click here for more information on commercial audio levels.

Does CTV Air Programs With Descriptive Video?

CTV airs many programs with DV, such as The Amazing Race Canada, Law & Order: SVU, The Big Bang Theory, and other content such as movies.

How Can I Get Tickets To The Marilyn Denis Show?

To request tickets, please visit CTV.ca/marilyn

How Can I Get Tickets To The Social?

To request tickets, please go to CTV.ca/thesocial

Will I automatically get CTV Specialty channels since I have CTV?

CTV Specialty channels are not automatically included with CTV.

How do I add CTV Specialty channels to my TV package?

Contact your TV service provider to order CTV Specialty channels.

Why is a TV subscription required to access locked content?

The CTV app is designed to enhance the programming you already get from your TV service provider. The CTV app offers many more hours of content, exclusives and live streams of the broadcast channels, all available as added value to users who have a subscription.

When do full episodes become available for viewing?

The timeframe varies from show to show and channel to channel, but most content will appear online twenty-four hours after it airs. Check the ‘WATCH THE LATEST EPISODES’ collection of videos for the latest available episodes. New content is added often, so make sure you keep checking back for new clips and exclusive content!

Why can't I view some of my favourite shows online?

Due to broadcast agreements, we do not own the rights to all shows we broadcast on television to stream on the Internet. Also, the length of time we can make the episodes available for streaming can vary, so your favourite show might only be available for a limited amount of time.

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