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Tonight: Second City Project, MasterChef Canada, Motive, Big Brother Canada, Mummies Alive

Second City Project, Global
The special features exclusive never-before-seen sketches and standout pieces from the hilarious cast – alumni writer-performers Marty Adams, Tim Baltz, Caitlin Howden, Sam Richardson, Kayla Lorette and Steve Waltien, along with showrunner Bob Martin. Since its March 9 launch on GlobalTV.com and Global Go, the sidesplitting sketches have rapidly taken over social media, from going viral on Reddit to invading Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Vine and Tumblr with no signs of slowing down.

MasterChef Canada, CTV – “Walking on Eggshells”
In the biggest twist yet, three eliminated home cooks return for a single chance to cook their way back into the kitchen, by preparing three egg dishes in eight minutes. The home cooks then face a demanding Elimination Challenge, replicating the first dish that one of the judges mastered as a professional chef.

Motive, CTV – “Pilot Error”
After Angie (Kristin Lehman) drops her investigation of Neville Montgomery (Victor Garber, Titanic), she focuses on the murder of chef Chelsea Richmond (Sonja Bennett, YPF), murdered by her two-timing lover, Brad Calgrove (Chris Klein, American Pie). Maria Snow (Luisa D’Oliveira, 50/50), frustrated by Angie’s decision, discovers that Neville is now looking for the person who provided Angie with evidence pertinent to her investigation. Vega’s (Louis Ferreira) decision to keep information about his health issues from Angie creates a growing rift.

Big Brother Canada, Global
The houseguests face Nomination in tonight’s episode of Big Brother Canada.

Mummies Alive, History
Mummies Alive travels to four continents to reveal the incredible stories behind the world’s most enigmatic mummies. The series spans 5,000 years of history, and each episode focuses on one mummy including a mysterious 3,000 year old Egyptian pharaoh, a legendary cowboy gun slinger of the American Wild West, and a 14-year-old girl found on top of a 22,000 foot volcano. By investigating their incredible preserved remains, their mysterious lives and the secrets of past civilizations come to light.

Tonight: MasterChef Canada, Motive

MasterChef Canada, CTV – “Good Things in Small Packages”
MasterChef judge Graham Elliot presents the home cooks with the smallest Mystery Box in MasterChef Canada history, filled with tiny proteins, vegetables, and greens. The home cook who wins the challenge receives an advantage in the Elimination Challenge, choosing which live underwater creature their fellow competitors have to cook with.

Motive, CTV – “Fallen”
Detectives Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman), Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira), and Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny) search for an unlikely killer in a case involving a local street artist. Angie and Vega zero in on evidence in the murder of Derek Caster, and find Maria Snow (Luisa D’Oliveira, CRACKED) eager to help in their search.

Tonight: Masterchef Canada, Motive, Big Brother Canada

Masterchef Canada, CTV – “Wedding on the Waves”
The home cooks face their biggest team challenge yet: catering a beautiful Harbour Cruise wedding. They are tasked with creating stunning French-inspired canapés, appetizers, and main dishes for the bride, groom, and their wedding guests. Back in the MASTERCHEF CANADA kitchen, the losing team faces a Pressure Test that stars another French specialty – a technique-driven dessert that separates at least one home cook from their culinary dream.

Motive, CTV – “The Suicide Tree”
When an armored car robber drops dead in the middle of a heist, Detectives Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman), Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira), and Brian Lucas (Brendan Penny) follow the clues to an unassuming florist. The team comes together to support Dr. Rogers (Lauren Holly) after a security breach shakes her confidence.

Big Brother Canada, Global
The houseguests face Nomination in tonight’s episode of Big Brother Canada.

Ratings: Week of March 16

From Numeris:

Top Programs – Total Canada

  • #10 Masterchef Canada – 1.659 million
  • #17 Murdoch Mysteries – 1.261 million
  • #19 Motive – 1.154 million
  • #21 Rick Mercer Report – 1.082 million
  • #26 Marketplace – 969,000
  • #27 Dragons’ Den – 960,000
  • #29 Heartland – 950,000