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City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Dec. 1 to Sunday, Dec. 7

– The stars are out for two of the biggest musical events of the season: Peter Pan LIVE! and A Very GRAMMY Christmas –
– City gets animated with fun holiday programming for the whole family with two all-new half-hour specials, Toy Story That Time Forgot and Prep & Landing –
This week on Rogers Hometown Hockey, host Ron MacLean is live from Sudbury, ON as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Ottawa Senators
 
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for December 1 to 7. All programming is subject to change.
                                              
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Tuesday, Dec. 2:
 
Toy Story That Time Forgot (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Half-hour Special**
During a post-Christmas play date, the Toy Story gang – lead by Woody (Tom Hanks, Toy Story franchise) and Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen, Toy Story franchise) – find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turns out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie the Triceratops (Kristen Schaal, Toy Story 3) to get the gang back to Bonnie's room safely. Wallace Shawn reprises his role as Rex, Timothy Dalton returns as Mr. Pricklepants, Don Rickles is back as Mr. Potato Head, and Joan Cusack returns as Jessie.
 
Prep & Landing: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**Half-hour Special**
Hear the never-before-told tale of an elite unit of elves known as Prep & Landing. After working tirelessly for 227 years to help ensure that homes around the world are properly prepared for the yearly visit from “The Big Guy,” an elf named Wayne (Dave Foley, Spun Out) is upset when he doesn't receive an expected promotion to be Director of Naughty List Intelligence. Instead, Magee (Sarah Chalke, Scrubs), the North Pole Christmas Eve Command Center Coordinator, partners Wayne with Lanny (Derek Richardson, Anger Management), an idealistic rookie who has an undying enthusiasm for Christmas. Will the elves be able to guide Santa's sleigh through a raging snowstorm to ensure a Merry Christmas for all?   
 
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Girl Fight”
A girl fight breaks out between Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Cece (Hannah Simone) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) immediately regrets getting involved. Meanwhile, Nick (Jake Johnson) dates Tran's (recurring guest star Ralph Ahn) granddaughter, and Winston (Lamorne Morris) is convinced she is keeping a secret from them.
 
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“What About Peter”
Mindy's (Mindy Kaling) so committed to helping Peter (Adam Pally) with his living situation that it starts to affect her relationship with Danny (Chris Messina). Meanwhile, Jeremy (Ed Weeks) and Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) are reluctant babysitters for Lauren's (recurring guest star Tracey Wigfield) infant son.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 3:
 
Hell’s Kitchen (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Seven Chefs Compete”
The remaining seven chefs are challenged to make an artistic amuse-bouche, inspired by speed-painter Tim Decker. Later, during dinner service, the teams struggle with communication and getting their food out on time, and one contestant is sent home before the elimination ceremony begins.
 
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Strangers in the Night”
Alex (Ariel Winter) announces that she has a boyfriend, but Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) suspect she may have made him up because they've put too much pressure on her. Meanwhile, Jay (Ed O’Neill) and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) both have parties that neither of them want to attend; and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) lends a helping hand to a co-worker, but his and Cam’s (Eric Stonestreet) new couch may be a casualty of his altruism.
 
Black-ish (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 7:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Coloured Commentary”
Dre (Anthony Anderson) wants the family to feel more connected, so he encourages “Team Johnson” to embrace what it means to have each other’s backs – but ends up creating trouble for himself when he falls short of Bow’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) expectations.
 
Thursday, Dec. 4:
 
Peter Pan LIVE! (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9:00 pm. MT, 7:00pm CT
**Live Three-hour Special**
This musical event tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, played by Allison Williams (Girls), and stars Christopher Walken (Seven Psychopaths) as Captain Hook. Get ready for show-stopping stars, stunning costumes, extravagant sets, and delightful music that will have everyone in the family singing along.
 
Friday, Dec. 5:
 
How Murray Saved Christmas (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9:00 pm. MT, 7:00pm CT
**One-hour Special**
Based on Emmy®-winning writer-producer Mike Reiss’s (The Simpons) best-selling children’s book of the same name, this animated special begins in Stinky Cigars, the secret town where all holiday characters live, from the famous – Santa and the Easter Bunny – to the obscure – Labor Day Amos and Arbor Day Aardvark. Everyone's happy in Stinky Cigars – except Murray Weiner (Jerry Stiller, Seinfeld), the grumpy owner of Murray's Holiday Diner. But when Santa is knocked out cold by an experimental toy, it's up to Murray to save Christmas. Additional cast members include: Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) as Doc Holiday, Sean Hayes (Sean Saves the World) as Edison Elf, Dennis Haysbert (Backstrom) as The Narrator, John Ratzenberger (Toy Story franchise) as Officer Bender, and Kevin Michael Richardson (American Dad) as Santa Claus.
 
A Very GRAMMY Christmas (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10:00 pm. MT, 8:00pm CT
**One-hour Special**
Hosted by LL COOL J and featuring nine-time GRAMMY Award® winner Mary J. Blige, singer/songwriter Ariana Grande, three-time GRAMMY Award-winning group Maroon 5, three-time GRAMMY Award winner Tim McGraw, and seven-time GRAMMY Award winner Pharrell Williams, A Very GRAMMY Christmas will also feature performances of holiday songs and current pop hits. Plus, artists will share their favourite holiday memories and what a GRAMMY nomination means to them. Additionally, the nominations for Album of the Year for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® will be announced.
 
Saturday, Dec. 6:
 
Hockey Night in Canada: 7 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. CT, 5 p.m. MT, 4 p.m. PT
Montreal @ Dallas
The Montreal Canadiens take on the Dallas Stars live in Dallas.
 
Sunday, Dec. 7:
 
Rogers Hometown Hockey: 6:30 p.m. ET, 5:30 p.m. CT, 4:30 p.m. MT, 3:30 p.m. PT
Vancouver @ Ottawa
This week, host Ron MacLean is live from Sudbury, ON as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Ottawa Senators. Featuring MacLean, along with other Sportsnet personalities, the broadcast will include interviews with celebrities, NHL alumni, and special guests with connections to the community, including features on local NHL players and grassroots stories.
 
Revenge (s/ABC): 10 p.m. EST/PST, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Atonement”
Jack (Nick Wechsler) is torn between Emily (Emily VanCamp) and the new woman in his life; while Nolan (Gabriel Mann) and Louise (recurring guest star Elena Satine) bring Southern charm to East Hampton.
 
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