City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Nov. 16 to Sunday, Nov. 22
– Chelsea Handler (Chelsea Lately) and Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) guest star on The Muppets and Brooklyn Nine-Nine respectively –
– The Hecks, the Pritchetts, the Shorts, and the Griffins celebrate American Thanksgiving on new episodes of The Middle, Modern Family, Life in Pieces, and Family Guy respectively –
– Anna and Paul become the newest suspects in Charlie’s murder case; and Gorski is becoming aware of Jo’s illness on original series Blood and Water, on OMNI Television –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for November 16 to 22. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Nov. 16
The Muppets : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Too Hot to Handler”
Scooter books his long-time crush, comedian Chelsea Handler (Chelsea Lately), who really heats things up both on 'Up Late' and in Scooter's personal life. Meanwhile, Fozzie and Becky go on a double date with Kermit and Denise, where Kermit discovers that Becky might have a few skeletons in her closet.
The Middle : 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
The Hecks decide to forgo Thanksgiving when Frankie (Patricia Heaton) must pick up a holiday position as an overworked woman from the 19th century. Meanwhile, Sue (Eden Sher) goes back to work at Spudsy's in hopes of running into Logan (recurring guest star David Hull); and Axl (Charlie McDermott) becomes emotional over how his life's turning out.
Scorpion (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“US vs. UN vs. UK”
Team Scorpion is blackmailed to break into the United Nations to assist in the assassination of a menacing arms dealer; and Sylvester (Ari Stidham) makes a bold move to protect Megan's (Camille Guaty) wishes.
Tuesday, Nov. 17
Grandfathered (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Sexy Guardian Angel”
In hopes of helping Gerald (Josh Peck) score with the ladies, Jimmy (John Stamos) takes him out for a swanky night on the town. But when Gerald falls for a party girl (guest star Lyndsy Fonseca, Agent Carter), Jimmy fears she may be into Gerald for the wrong reasons. Meanwhile, Vanessa (Christina Milian) starts a mentorship with Annelise (Kelly Jenrette).
The Grinder (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Stewart (Fred Savage) tells Dean (Rob Lowe) that to be considered a "regular guy," he needs to stop relying on his famous reputation, but Stewart has a change of heart when they wind up in trouble and Dean's celebrity may be their only way out. Meanwhile, Debbie (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) hires a new assistant, who needs more assistance from Debbie to do her job.
Scream Queens (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Denise (Niecy Nash) does little to calm the Kappas' fears when she spins a terrifying ghost story. Meanwhile, Hester's (Lea Michele) shocking announcement pushes Chanel (Emma Roberts) to the edge; and a familiar face returns to campus as the Red Devil claims another victim.
Wednesday, Nov. 18
Empire : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“My Bad Parts”
Eager to assert his power, Lucious (Terrence Howard) releases a track by Freda (Bre-z), challenging Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) as his heir. Not to be outdone in Lucious's eyes, Hakeem fires back at Freda with a rap battle challenge that could put Lyon Dynasty's future in danger. Meanwhile, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) gets a special visit from her spitfire sister, Candace (recurring guest star Vivica A. Fox); and Anika (Grace Gealey) receives some life-changing news.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Phil’s Sexy, Sexy House”
A conversation over post-Thanksgiving leftovers at Jay (Ed O'Neill) and Gloria's (Sofía Vergara) turns to a fantastic house that Phil (Ty Burrell) is helping to sell, but mayhem ensues when everyone decides to sneak in and have some fun on the same day. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria plan a surprise getaway to Miami for the entire Pritchett clan.
Black-ish (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
To prepare for the Johnson family's Christmas card photo shoot, Dre (Anthony Anderson) takes Junior (Marcus Scribner) and Jack (Miles Brown) to his lifelong barber, but Dre is disappointed when Junior gets his hair cut by someone else. To make matters worse, the family doesn't like Dre's new haircut.
Thursday, Nov. 19
Mr. D : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Gerry (Gerry Dee) becomes unexpectedly embroiled in the school's student council election and is forced to seek the help of an old foe.
Life in Pieces (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Godparent Maze Mexican Farts”
Joan (Dianne Wiest) invites a recently widowed neighbour to Thanksgiving, where Colleen's (Angelique Cabral) cauliflower dish doesn't go over so well with the family. Meanwhile, Tim (Dan Bakkedahl) and Sophia (Giselle Eisenberg) search for a last-minute replacement for Heather's (Betsy Brandt) spoiled turkey; and Jen (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Greg (Colin Hanks) contemplate who should be baby Lark's godparent.
Mom (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Mozzarella Sticks and a Gay Piano Bar”
After Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) help recovering drug addict Jodi (recurring guest star Emily Osment) back on her feet, they find themselves addicted to the rush of helping others and take on a new “project,” Michelle (guest star Judy Greer, Married).
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“And the Gym Juice”
When the shower at Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline's (Beth Behrs) apartment breaks, they get part-time jobs at a fancy gym's juice bar and enjoy free use of the locker room. However, their jobs and free showers are jeopardized when Caroline has a run-in with a group of rich moms who are jealous of the attention she's getting from a sexy trainer.
Friday, Nov. 20
Undateable (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Episodic information currently unavailable.
World’s Funniest (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
This week’s panelists – Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal), Jessimae Peluso (Girl Code), and Josh Wolf (The Josh Wolf Show) – analyze videos that have exploded across the Internet and award one with the ultimate “Fail of the Week” title. Terry Crews hosts.
Saturday, Nov. 21
Hockey Night in Canada : 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, 5 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT
“Philadelphia Flyers vs. Ottawa Senators”
Tune in as the Philadelphia Flyers face off against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa. George Stroumboulopoulos hosts.
Sunday, Nov. 22
The Mindy Project : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“C is for Coward”
Danny (Chris Messina) and a very pregnant Mindy (Mindy Kaling) cannot agree on a birthing plan, but are quickly reminded that some things are totally out of their control.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Jake's (Andy Samberg) in charge of entertaining Sharon (recurring guest star Merrin Dungey) while Terry (Terry Crews) and Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) head off to learn about the Douglass Street murders – until Sharon's water breaks and crisis ensues at the precinct. Also, Amy (Melissa Fumero) and Charles (Joe Lo Truglio) must process paperwork by hand due to an Internet outage; and Holt (Andre Braugher) is forced to confront his ex-boyfriend (guest star Nick Offerman, Parks and Recreation).
Family Guy (s/FOX): 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, 10:00 p.m. MT, 8:00 p.m. CT
Peter's (Seth MacFarlane) sister, Karen (guest star Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live), decides to come for Thanksgiving and bullies Peter the same way Meg (Mila Kunis) treats him. While Meg is at first amused, she later feels badly and decides to help Peter train to defeat his sister in a wrestling match.
The Last Man on Earth (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Phil 2 (Boris Kodjoe) finds himself on Tandy's (Will Forte) level when he causes problems with the group.
Blood and Water
: 10 p.m. ET/PT/MT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., OMNI Alberta
**OMNI Television Original Series**
The Xie family struggles to make sense of Charlie’s (Osric Chau) murder when Jo (Steph Song) and Gorski (Peter Outerbridge) look to Anna (Elfina Luk) and James (Victor Chiu) as suspects. Meanwhile, Jo feels the pressure of being primary detective; and Gorski’s starts to recognize that something is seriously wrong with his partner.
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