CTV picks up ABC's 'Scoundrels'

ABC game show 'Downfall' also on primetime schedule

TORONTO -- Canadian broadcaster CTV has picked up the ABC summer dramedy "Scoundrels" for its primetime schedule.

The ABC Studios series, based on the New Zealand show "Outrageous Fortune," will run on CTV from June 20, with Toronto native David James Elliot co-starring alongside Virginia Madsen.

CTV will also simulcast from June 22 six episodes of the ABC game show "Downfall" from Fremantle Media North America on Tuesdays at 9 p.m.