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City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 6

– Journey down the yellow brick road during Thursday’s live three-hour musical event The Wiz Live!, featuring rising star Shanice Williams, singer Ne-Yo, Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black), and Queen Latifah (The Queen Latifah Show) –
– GRAMMY Award®-winning artists Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, John Legend and many more salute Frank Sinatra in an all-star tribute to honour the beloved artist’s 100th birthday on the two-hour special Sinatra 100: An All Star GRAMMY Concert –
– After burying his son, Ron interrogates Jo and reveals a dark secret from the past on an all-new episode of original series Blood and Water, on OMNI Television –

Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for November 30 to December 6. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Nov. 30

The Muppets : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Going, Going, Gonzo”
After a show-stopping duet with Miss Piggy on “Up Late with Miss Piggy,” actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don Jon) joins Scooter, Pepe and the gang for poker night. Meanwhile, The Great Gonzo gears up to perform his dream stunt; and Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl challenges Animal to a drum-off.

The Middle : 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“The Convention”
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) brings Mike (Neil Flynn) with her on an all-expense paid trip to Des Moines, Iowa for a dental convention as part of the transition to becoming part of the Smile Superstars International team. Meanwhile, Axl (Charlie McDermott) moves into Sue’s (Eden Sher) dorm room until he finds a place of his own; and Big Mike (recurring guest star John Cullum) takes care of Brick while his parents are away.

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Grandfathered (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Jimmy & Son”
Jimmy (John Stamos) hires Gerald (Josh Peck) as the new restaurant host and gives him a crash course in hospitality. Meanwhile, Vanessa (Christina Milian) teaches Sara (Paget Brewster) how to take sexy photos for Bruce (recurring guest star Andy Daly); and Annelise (Kelly Jenrette) encourages Ravi (Ravi Patel) to crack down on the comedy in the kitchen.

The Grinder (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Grinder Rests in Peace”
When Cliff Bemis (guest star Jason Alexander, Seinfeld), creator of spinoff series “The Grinder: New Orleans," asks Dean (Rob Lowe) to film a scene giving closure to his beloved character, Mitch Grinder, Dean struggles with being replaced by his TV brother, Rake (guest star Timothy Olyphant, Justified). Meanwhile Stewart (Fred Savage) jumps at the opportunity to get Dean back into acting and out of his hair.

Scream Queens (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Black Friday”
After the horror-filled events of Thanksgiving, the Chanels decide to celebrate their favourite holiday, Black Friday, but the Red Devil has other plans. Meanwhile, Chad (Glen Powell) offers Pete (Diego Boneta) a chance to join the Dickie Dollar Scholars; and someone confesses to being the murderer.

Wednesday, Dec. 2

Empire : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Et Tu, Brute?”
Lucious (Terrence Howard) makes a reckless play for the streaming service that he believes will put him on the map as the most powerful man in music, but in the end this move could cost him big time. Meanwhile, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) stages a concert at the prison where she was locked away from her family for 17 years.

Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Clean Out Your Junk Drawer”
A group therapy session with Debra Radcliff (guest star Catherine O’Hara, Schitts Creek), the famous author of a self-help book about uncluttering one's emotional life, draws different reactions from the Pritchetts. Jay (Ed O’Neill) wants no part of it; Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) try to appear stable by not digging too deep; and Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) turn it into a competition.

Black-ish (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Man at Work”
Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) believes that Dre’s (Anthony Anderson) childhood friend, Sha (guest star Faizon Love, Couples Retreat), is taking advantage of him after staying at the house for a few days. Meanwhile, ex-wife of Stevens & Lido's founding partner, Daphne Lido (guest star Wanda Sykes, Curb Your Enthusiasm), gains control of half of the company, leaving Dre to decide who he remains loyal to.

Thursday, Dec. 3

The Wiz Live! : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Live Three-hour Special**
Ease on down the road to Oz with a live holiday musical event based on the classic film, The Wiz, starring newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy, artist Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show) as the Cowardly Lion, Elijah Kelley (Hairspray) as the Scarecrow, Queen Latifah (The Queen Latifah Show) as the Wiz, and Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black), singer Mary J. Blige, Amber Riley ( Glee), and rapper Common.

Friday, Dec. 4

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
“Low Selfie Esteem”
This week’s panelists – Jim Jefferies (Legit), Dana Gould (The Simpsons), and Iliza Shlesinger (Iliza Shlesinger: Freezing Hot) – analyze videos that have exploded across the Internet and award one with the ultimate “Fail of the Week” title. Terry Crews hosts.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Hockey Night in Canada : 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, 5 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT
“New York Islanders vs. Ottawa Senators”
Tune in as the New York Islanders face off against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa. George Stroumboulopoulos hosts.

Sunday, Dec. 6

Family Guy : 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 6:30 p.m. CT
**Special Timeslot**
“A Shot in the Dark”
A couch stolen from Peter's (Seth MacFarlane) front lawn prompts the guys to form a neighbourhood-watch group. While on patrol, Peter shoots someone climbing into Cleveland's (Mike Henry) house and is arrested and charged with a hate crime.

The Last Man on Earth : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Special Timeslot**
“Secret Santa”
As Christmas approaches, Carol (Kristen Schaal) spearheads a "Secret Santa" gift exchange to spread some festive cheer.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“The Swedes”
In an attempt to solve an international case, Jake (Andy Samberg) and Rosa (Stephanie
Beatriz) are forced to work with a pair of competitive Swedish cops. Back at the precinct, Amy (Melissa Fumero) and Terry (Terry Crews) offer to help Gina (Chelsea Peretti) prepare for a big test; and Holt (Andre Braugher) enlists Charles (Joe Lo Truglio) to sub in as his squash partner for an annual tournament.

Sinatra 100: An All Star GRAMMY Concert (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two-hour Special**
Celebrating the late Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday, GRAMMY Award®-winners, including Tony Bennett, Celine Dion, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Harry Connick Jr., Carrie Underwood, and Usher, perform modern renditions of Sinatra’s most beloved classics. Broadcasting from the Wynn Las Vegas, this special honours Sinatra with rare archival footage narrated by Sinatra himself.

Blood and Water : 10 p.m. ET/PT/MT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., OMNI Alberta
**OMNI Television Original Series**
Charlie’s (Osric Chau) funeral brings out the worst in the Xie’s, including a terrible family secret. Meanwhile, Ron Xie (Oscar Hsu) confronts Jo (Steph Song) but ends up revealing more than he intended; and Anna (Elfina Luk) finds herself being used against her family.

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