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City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Aug. 3 to Sunday, Aug. 9

Canada’s leading current affairs brand, Maclean’s, brings audiences their first opportunity to hear from all major federal party leaders in the live, two-hour broadcast Maclean’s National Leaders Debate, Thursday

– Immediately following the debate, catch the live one-hour recap special, CityNews Special: Your Vote, Your Future, on OMNI Television –

– Following the dramatic rose ceremony on Part 2 of the season premiere of Bachelor in Paradise, Chris Harrison and Bachelor enthusiast and author Jenny Mollen host the all-new live after show, After Paradise –

Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for August 3 to 9. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Aug. 3
Bachelor in Paradise
(s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Season Premiere Part 2**

Clare receives a date card and goes on a mission to find herself a man. Later, Ashley S. takes Dan on a date where they discuss her infamous “crazy girl” reputation. At the rose ceremony, the men hand out roses and one woman is forced to leave paradise.

 After Paradise (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**LIVE One-Hour Special**
**Season Premiere**

Host Chris Harrison and Bachelor enthusiast and author, Jenny Mollen, co-host After Paradise, a one-hour live show that discusses past episodes of Bachelor in Paradise and breaks down each failed date, budding romance, and awkward rose ceremony. Each week, past cast members and celebrity fans will join the panel to present questions and comments from viewers, debut deleted scenes and outtakes, and chat with members of #BachelorNation.

 Tuesday, Aug. 4

America’s Got Talent
(s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Judge Cuts 4”

Past judge Piers Morgan joins Heidi Klum, Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, and Mel B on the judging panel as they reveal the Top 36 acts in the final round of Judge Cuts. Nick Cannon hosts.

Wednesday, Aug. 5

America’s Got Talent (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**One-Hour Special**

“World’s Got Talent”

America’s Got Talent’s 10th Anniversary continues with a special showcase featuring some of the most memorable acts from the Got Talent franchise. Catch never-before-seen, jaw-dropping talent and shocking moments from 69 territories around the globe.

Thursday, Aug. 6
Maclean’s National Leaders Debate
: 8 p.m. ET on City and OMNI.1 in Italian and OMNI.2 in Cantonese, 7 p.m. CT on City, 6 p.m. MT on City and OMNI AB in Mandarin, 5 p.m. PT on City and OMNI BC in Punjabi

**LIVE Two-hour Special**
Broadcasting live from the City and OMNI Television studios in Toronto, Canada’s leading current affairs brand, Maclean’s, brings audiences their first opportunity to hear from all major federal party leaders – Stephen Harper (Conservative Party of Canada), Thomas Mulcair (New Democratic Party of Canada), Justin Trudeau (Liberal Party of Canada), and Elizabeth May (Green Party of Canada) – in a nationally televised debate ahead of the upcoming Canadian federal election. Moderated by Maclean’s political editor Paul Wells, the party leaders will debate on issues including the economy, energy and the environment, the health of Canada's democratic institutions, and foreign policy and security. The debate format will avoid canned speeches, providing the leaders with the opportunity to engage with each other. Throughout the night, commentary and in-depth analysis will be provided by Rogers’s political media panel: Cynthia Mulligan (political specialist, CityNews), John Geddes (Ottawa bureau chief, Maclean’s), Cormac MacSweeney (Parliament Hill bureau chief, CityNews and Rogers Radio), and Justin Ling (reporter, VICE News).

 CityNews Special: Your Vote, Your Future: 10 p.m. ET on OMNI.1 and OMNI.2, 7 p.m. PT on OMNI BC, 8 p.m. MT on OMNI Alberta

**LIVE One-hour Special**
Hosted by CityNews anchor Gord Martineau, Rogers panel of analysts and moderator Paul Wells recap the debate in a round-table discussion. Viewers can interact live with the analysts on Maclean’s Facebook page and on Twitter using the hashtag #MacDebate.

Hannibal: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“And the Woman Clothed in Sun…”

Episodic information currently unavailable.

 Friday, Aug. 7
Escape or Die
:8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

**OLN Original Series**

“Man vs. Machine Escape (Winnipeg, Manitoba)”

Dean returns home to icy Winnipeg and his nemesis, the Red River. Over 30 years ago, Dean had a near-fatal escape here and is back to face the river again. Chained to two massive ice-resurfacing machines trying to pull him apart, he has 60 seconds to escape his restraints or be left in pieces on the icy river.

 Illusions of Grandeur:8:30 p.m. ET/PT. 9:30 MT, 7:30 CT

**OLN Original Series**


Zack visits Chicago, once America’s magic mecca. He soon discovers that magic is still alive and well in Chi-town, where he finds a magician who has performed at the same pub for 40 years, and an auction of Houdini collectibles which sell for a small fortune. Finally, Zack attempts an impressive feat of mentalism in the heart of the city.

 Sunday, Aug. 9
Bachelor in Paradise
(s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

Episodic information currently unavailable.

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