City Prime-time Programming Highlights Monday, March 31 to Sunday, April 6
– Grab a tissue and bid farewell to How I Met Your Mother and Raising Hope in the unforgettable one-hour series finales –
– Six friends at different stages in their lives can’t help but wonder… who really has the better life? Catch the series premiere of the brand-new comedy Friends With Better Lives, Monday –
– The Crazy Ones sings a new tune this week with guest star Brad Paisley and recurring guest star Josh Groban –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for March 31 to April 6. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Mar. 31:
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Last Forever: Parts One & Two”
Ted (Josh Radnor) finally finishes telling his kids the story of how he met their mother (Cristin Milioti).
Friends With Better Lives (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
When Jules (Brooklyn Decker) meets Lowell (Rick Donald), the man of her dreams, during a whirlwind romance and decides to get married, her friends start to examine their own love lives. Meanwhile, to prove to Will (James Van Der Beek) that she isn't shallow, Kate (Zoe Lister-Jones) lets him set her up on a blind date.
Mom (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries”
Christy (Anna Faris) is caught in the middle when tensions rise between Bonnie (Allison Janney) and Alvin (recurring guest star Kevin Pollak). Meanwhile, a very pregnant Violet (Sadie Calvano) is apprehensive about going to her senior prom.
Shameless: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Jimmy (Justin Chatwin) gets back into Fiona's (Emmy Rossum) good graces and decides to have her meet his family. Meanwhile, Frank (William H. Macy) plots to free Monica (recurring guest star Chloe Webb) from the psychiatric institution; and Jody (Zach McGowan) and Sheila (Joan Cusack) attempt to hide Karen's (Laura Slade Wiggins) newborn.
Tuesday, Apr. 1:
Glee (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“New New York”
A few months after the end of the glee club, New Directions alumni are adjusting to their new lives in the big city. Blaine (Darren Criss) and Sam (Chord Overstreet) have moved in with Kurt (Chris Colfer), while Artie (Kevin McHale) experiences difficulties navigating the mean streets of Manhattan. Plus, Rachel (Lea Michele) gets accustomed to being a Broadway star, and Mercedes (recurring guest star Amber Riley) works on her new album.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“French Me You Idiot”
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny (Chris Messina) confront the consequences of their kiss. Meanwhile, Jeremy (Ed Weeks) and Peter (Adam Pally) devise a plan to poach patients from a rival practice that has shut down.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) discovers an incriminating photo of herself that is floating around the Internet, and enlists the help of Peter (Adam Pally) to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.
Mind Games (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Texts, Lies, and Audiotapes”
The team is hired by an unfaithful man who wants to end his extramarital affair so he can return to his wife. Then, after Clark (Steve Zahn) and Beth's (recurring guest star Katherine Cunningham-Eves) car accident, their relationship is tested when Beth's parents become concerned for her safety.
Wednesday, Apr. 2:
Revolution (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Austin City Limits”
Jason (JD Pardo) gives Miles (Billy Burke) information about the Patriots' plans, prompting Miles and Monroe (David Lyons) to head to Austin to try to sabotage their next move. Meanwhile, Priscilla's (Maureen Sebastian) bizarre behaviour troubles Aaron (Zak Orth).
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“A Hard Jays Night”
Jay (Ed O’Neill) invites the family over for dinner in hopes that there won't be any of the usual drama, but he's out of luck when Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) is upset by the wedding-cake topper that Cam's (Eric Stonestreet) father whittled out of soap. Meanwhile, Phil (Ty Burrell) tries to help Gloria (Sofía Vergara) sell her pre-Jay (Ed O’Neill) apartment; and Claire (Julie Bowen) tries to help Jay prep for a special night with the family.
Cougar Town: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Learning to Fly”
At the annual cul-de-sac yard sale, Laurie (Busy Philipps) teaches Jules (Courteney Cox) the rules of karma when she catches her lying to a customer, and Andy (Ian Gomez) makes a tough bet with Ellie (Christa Miller). Meanwhile, Bobby (Brian Van Holt) tries to overcome his fear of roller coasters to fulfill his grandfather’s final wish.
Nashville (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
When Maddie's (Lennon Stella) news goes viral, Rayna (Connie Britton) attempts to minimize any damage by doing an interview on Good Morning America. Meanwhile, Juliette's (Hayden Panettiere) dismal tour sales have her turning to Charlie (recurring guest star Charlie Bewley) for a favour.
Thursday, Apr. 3:
Hell’s Kitchen (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“17 Chefs Compete”
The contestants take part in a team competition involving lobster ravioli. The winning team gets a relaxing day by the pool, while the losers must clean the kitchen. Later, Chef Ramsay eliminates one chef after a disastrous dinner service.
Seed: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
When Billy (William Ainscough) and Jonathan (Matt Baram) bond over spreadsheets, Harry (Adam Korson) feels usurped as ‘fun dad’ and attempts to sabotage Jonathan. Meanwhile, Rose (Carrie-Lynn Neales) tries to spice things up with her new boyfriend, only to realize their relationship lacks electricity; and Anastasia (Abby Ross) gets insight into the ‘cushy’ world of child psychology at “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” with Janet (Laura de Carteret).
The Crazy Ones (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Danny Chase Hates Brad Paisley”
Trying to channel Simon (Robin Williams), Zach (James Wolk) overpromises on a pitch and must get Brad Paisley (guest starring as himself) to sing a jingle written by Danny Chase (recurring guest star Josh Groban).
Scandal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Abby (Darby Stanchfield) steps in as Olivia’s (Kerry Washington) proxy and takes on duties at the White House. Meanwhile, the team continues to investigate B613, and someone throws a wrench in Reston’s (recurring guest star Tom Amandes) presidential campaign.
Friday, Apr. 4:
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Eve (Kaitlyn Dever) wants a new math teacher because hers has a reputation for being tough, and she needs straight A's to get into college – but Mike (Tim Allen) worries that she's opting for an easy way out of a challenging situation. Meanwhile, Ed (Hector Elizondo) gets more than he bargained for when he caves to a widowed mom and hires her less-than-enthusiastic son to work at The Outdoor Man.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“How I Met Your Mullet/Father Daughter Dance”
Jimmy (Lucas Neff) and Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) get a surprise when they learn that Sabrina’s late grandmother has left them the family maid (guest star Lesley Nicol, Downton Abbey), who has a lifetime contract with the family. Meanwhile, Virginia’s (Martha Plimpton) father, Arnold (recurring guest star Jeffrey Tambor), returns to Natesville seeking help in planning his upcoming nuptials, but surprises everyone when he reveals that the wedding is really for her and Burt (Garret Dillahunt) – the one they never got to have as teen parents.
Hannibal (s/NBC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
A city councilman's body is discovered intertwined with a tree, suggesting the work of the Chesapeake Ripper. Meanwhile, Alana (Caroline Dhavernas) is drawn closer to Hannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) as growing suspicions surround him (Mads Mikkelsen) during a dinner party.
Saturday, Apr. 5:
Mother Up!: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
“Invasion of the Hipsters”
Shamed by Apple (Rebecca Husain) into quitting smoking, Rudi (Eva Longoria) invites a group of NYC hipsters to her house to immerse themselves in suburbia, while she immerses herself in their second-hand smoke. Meanwhile, Dick (Jesse Camacho) takes home a new-age class pet – a geriatric man – and struggles to keep him alive.
Sunday, Apr. 6:
Resurrection (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Bellamy (Omar Epps) is haunted by a tragic incident from his past and receives a chilling warning from Caleb (Sam Hazeldine) as he struggles to keep Jacob (Landon Gimenez) safe from outside forces. Meanwhile, Elaine (Samaire Armstrong) feels pressured into finding the stolen bank money before the FBI comes to town; and Maggie (Devin Kelley) has some shocking news for Rachael (recurring guest star Kathleen Munroe).
Revenge (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Investigations into Pascal (recurring guest star Olivier Martinez) lead Emily (Emily VanCamp) and Aiden (Barry Sloane) to uncover some long-buried family secrets. Meanwhile, Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) pays a surprise visit to former ally Mason Treadwell (recurring guest star Roger Burt) as she gets closer to exposing Emily.
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