From a media release:
Home Grown Hit THE LISTENER Lends an Ear to Friday Nights Beginning April 1 on CTV
- THE LISTENER moves to Fridays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV
- Series is up 14% over Season 1 average
- All-new episodes feature Canadian guest stars Cynthia Dale, Kris Holden-Ried (THE TUDORS), Yannick Bisson (MURDOCH MYSTERIES) and Aaron Ashmore (SMALLVILLE)
The hit CTV Original Series THE LISTENER is making a move to Fridays at 8 p.m. ET beginning April 1 on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Averaging 1.1 million viewers season-to-date, THE LISTENER has seen growth with younger viewers (+ 7% with A18-34) and an impressive 14% growth over its Season 1 average.
Starring Craig Olejnik (The Timekeeper), Ennis Esmer (Young People F**king), Lauren Lee Smith (CSI) and Tara Spencer-Nairn (CORNER GAS), THE LISTENER takes over THE DEFENDERS Friday night time-slot on CTV. The intriguing, telepathic, crime-fighting drama continues with new episodes featuring Canadian guest stars Cynthia Dale, Kris Holden-Ried (THE TUDORS), Yannick Bisson (MURDOCH MYSTERIES), Aaron Ashmore (SMALLVILLE) and more.
New episodes of THE LISTENER are available on demand the day following their television broadcast on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca.
In the new episode of THE LISTENER, “Ace in the Hole” (Friday, April 1 at 8 p.m. ET), the death of a CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) agent and a breach of classified information prompt Michelle (Lauren Lee Smith) to turn to her estranged husband (guest star Kris Holden-Ried, THE TUDORS) and Toby (Craig Olejnik) to infiltrate a high-stakes poker game and uncover the missing puzzle pieces surrounding the death of the agent.
THE LISTENER also stars Rainbow Sun Francks (STARGATE ATLANTIS) as Corp. Dev Clark, Peter Stebbings (MADISON) as Alvin Klein the Bureau’s in-house legal expert, Mylène Dinh-Robic (STARGATE ATLANTIS) as Dr. Olivia Fawcett and Arnold Pinnock (THIS IS WONDERLAND) as EMS supervisor George Ryder.
Viewers can also get the inside scoop on all the THE LISTENER action and experience the series on a whole new virtual level on Facebook and Twitter as well as listener.ctv.ca with The Listener’s Vision Buster Game.