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City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Oct. 5 to Sunday, Oct. 11

– Danny continues to use his ladies’ man status to try and turn his friends into dating material on the live season premiere of Undateable –

– Christina Applegate (Up All Night), Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games), and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) guest star on an all-new episode of The Muppets –

– Cookie plans a surprise performance that catches the attention of recording artist and guest star Pitbull,this week on Empire –

– Hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos, Hockey Night in Canada returns to City as the Edmonton Oilers take on the Nashville Predators –

Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for October 5 to 11. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Oct. 5

The Muppets : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

“Bear Left Then Bear Write”

Fozzie takes things a little too far when Kermit offers him advice, leading actor Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) to step in to help the gang. On the set of “Up Late with Miss Piggy,” actress Christina Applegate (Up All Night) brings Miss Piggy a sweet surprise that doesn’t go over well. Meanwhile, Pepe, Rizzo, and actor Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games) face a situation of their own when they try to help Gonzo with his online dating profile.

Life in Pieces (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT

“Sleepy Email Brunch Tree”

Matt (Thomas Sadoski) coaches Colleen (Angelique Cabral) on how to connect with the family when he invites her to brunch. Later, the family antics continue as John (James Brolin), Greg (Colin Hanks), and Matt try to prove their masculinity by cutting down a tree in Greg's backyard.

Scorpion (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

“Fish Filet”

In order to save the lives of three judges, Sylvester (Ari Stidham) goes undercover in a federal prison. Meanwhile, Adriana (Alana De La Garza) returns as the new head of Homeland Security; and Walter (Elyes Gabel) meets a new friend, Ray (recurring guest star Kevin Weisman, Hello Ladies), during his court-mandated community service.

Tuesday, Oct. 6

Grandfathered (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

“Dad Face”

While Jimmy (John Stamos) struggles to adjust to his newfound family, Gerald (Josh Peck) surprises him with plans for the family's first trip to the beach, exciting everyone except Jimmy. Jimmy decides to bail on the outing and drags Gerald to a glamorous pool party, leaving Vanessa (Christina Milian) and Sara (Paget Brewster) with a chance to get to know one another.

The Grinder (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT

“A Hero Has Fallen”

After an exciting victory, Sanderson & Yao is flooded with cases, leaving Dean (Rob Lowe) keen to choose what the firm tackles next. Later, Dean inspires Debbie (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) to go for a promotion at work using a “big dog” approach, which puts her job in jeopardy.

Scream Queens (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

“Haunted House”

As Halloween approaches, Chanel (Emma Roberts) creates a devious plan after Zayday (Keke Palmer) makes a shocking announcement. Meanwhile, Grace (Skyler Samuels) and Pete (Diego Boneta) pay a visit to a mysterious woman with ties to Kappa’s past; and Dean Munsch (Jamie Lee Curtis) does everything in her power to keep Wallace University open after a string of mysterious murders.

Wednesday, Oct. 7

The Mindy Project : 12 p.m. ET, 11 a.m. CT, 10 a.m. MT, 9 a.m. PT online at Citytv.com

**Online Sneak Peek**

“The Bitch is Back”

Mindy (Mindy Kaling) brings her baby to work only to discover that her newest co-worker Jody (guest star Garret Dillahunt, No Country for Old Men) is not very baby – or Mindy – friendly.

Empire : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

“Fires of Heaven”

Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and Anika (Grace Gealey) secretly work together behind Lucious’s (Terrence Howard) back to pull off a surprise performance that catches the eye of recording artist Pitbull. Meanwhile, Lucious tracks down Frank Gathers’s (former guest star Chris Rock) daughter, Young Ma (guest star Morela Rina Bryant) to convince her to sign with him at Empire; and Andre (Trai Byers) and Rhonda (Kaitlin Doubleday) hope their baby will be the key to Andre’s return to the Empire fold.

Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

“The Closet Case”

An out-of-work Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) finds himself in a tough spot when he’s offered a position representing Jay’s (Ed O’Neill) arch nemesis at Closets, Closets, Closets, Closets! In an attempt to be “the cool dad,” Phil (Ty Burrell) allows Dylan (recurring guest star Reid Ewing) to temporarily move into the basement with Haley (Sarah Hyland), but quickly realizes that it was a mistake.

Black-ish (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT

“Dr. Hell No”

After Dre (Anthony Anderson) gets his yearly physical and comes home traumatized, Pops (Laurence Fishburne) admits that he hasn't seen a doctor in years. After Dre and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) convince Pops to get a check-up, they find out he’ll need a small procedure, causing the entire Johnson family to react to the news in different ways.

Thursday, Oct. 8

Thursday Night NFL (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT, 5 p.m. PT

“Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans”

Catch all the action as the Indianapolis Colts and the Houston Texans go head-to-head on the road to the playoffs. Join announcers Jim Nantz and Phil Simms for all regular-season coverage.

Friday, Oct. 9

Undateable (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

**LIVE Season Premiere**

“A Will They, Won’t They Walks into a Bar”

Danny (Chris D’Elia) continues to put his womanizing skills to use by teaching Justin (Brent Morin) and the gang how to get the attention of women. It's clear that he has a lot of work ahead of him to make his friends – the creepy Burski (Rick Glassman), oddball Shelly (Ron Funches), and recently out-of-the-closet Brett (David Fynn) – dating material.

Fail Army : 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

**Two Back-to-Back Episodes**

“Leave it to the Pros!”

Get ready for non-stop laughter with the funniest 'fail' videos, bloopers, pranks, and all-around entertaining videos from the hugely popular YouTube channel of the same name. Fail Army has become an international sensation with more than one billion total views on YouTube and more than 8 million combined followers on social media.

Fail Army : 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT

“The Law of the Jungle”

Get ready for non-stop laughter with the funniest 'fail' videos, bloopers, pranks, and all-around entertaining videos from the hugely popular YouTube channel of the same name. Fail Army has become an international sensation with more than one billion total views on YouTube and more than 8 million combined followers on social media.

Saturday, Oct. 10

Hockey Night in Canada: 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, 5 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT

“Edmonton Oilers vs. Nashville Predators”

Tune in as the Edmonton Oilers face off against the Nashville Predators in Nashville, in the first edition of Hockey Night in Canada of the 2015/2016 NHL regular season. George Stroumboulopoulos hosts.

Sunday, Oct. 11

Bob’s Burgers (s/FOX): 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 6:30 p.m. CT

“The Land Ship”

The upcoming Land Ship parade could mean increased business for Bob (H. Jon Benjamin), until he learns that two portable toilets will be placed in front of the restaurant. Meanwhile, Tina (Dan Mintz) joins her new crush Jordan (guest star Nathan Fielder, Nathan for You) on a graffiti rampage of the school after her friends tell her she’s boring.

Sunnyside : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT

**City Original Series**

“Hole Day”

Meth head Denise (Kathleen Phillips) gets jealous when she catches her pharmacist boyfriend Teddy (Pat Thornton) dispensing medication to another woman. Later, Calliope (Kathleen Phillips) embarks on a new relationship with Sunnyside’s magical shopping cart, and John (Pat Thornton) learns that both love and tattoos can be painful.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT

“Boyle’s Hunch”

Jake (Andy Samberg) is convinced that Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio) and Genevieve (guest star Mary Lynn Rajskub, 24) are soulmates and tries to set them up. Back at the station, Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) investigates inter-precinct theft; and Holt (Andre Braugher) seeks Amy's (Melissa Fumero) help with an image campaign.

Family Guy (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT

“Guy Robot”

Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) doesn't like Brian's (Seth MacFarlane) stand-up comedy jokes, causing a fight between the pair. To get his revenge on Brian, Stewie builds a robot friend that quickly outsmarts him. Meanwhile, Lois (Alex Borstein) forces Peter (Seth MacFarlane) to get a new mattress.

The Last Man on Earth (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT

“Dead Man Walking”

Carol (Kristen Schaal) takes a page out of Phil's (Will Forte) book when she tells a lie that’s difficult to recover from.

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