City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Feb. 15 to Sunday, Feb. 21
– Rogers’s stellar team of on-air correspondents host Canada’s official red carpet coverage of Music’s Biggest Night ® on Entertainment City: Live at the GRAMMYs® –
– LL Cool J hosts The 58TH Annual GRAMMY Awards ® live from Los Angeles with performances by Adele, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, and Lady Gaga –
– VICE examines the First Nations hip-hop scene across Canada and the effects of alcohol prohibition in Nunavut on two back-to-back episodes of VICE on City –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for February 15 to 21. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Feb. 15
Entertainment City: Live at the GRAMMYs® : 6:30 p.m. ET, 7:30 p.m. MT, 5:30 p.m. CT, 3:30 PT
**Ninety-minute Special – Live Stream Available at Citytv.com/GRAMMYs **
As the exclusive Canadian broadcaster from the official GRAMMY red carpet, City’s team of on-air personalities gives viewers a front-row seat to all of the action with two coveted vantage points on the red carpet to capture all of the night’s biggest celebrity entrances.
Plus, music fans can log on to Facebook.com/Citytv for an exclusive 90-minute second-screen experience from City’s GRAMMY headquarters at L.A. Live, hosted by Winston Sih and Jessica Pollack. From this interactive hub, Sih and Pollack bring viewers into the action, reacting to celebrity arrivals and sharing their expertise on fashion, music, and entertainment news. Joining the conversation live via Skype throughout the show are Entertainment City’s Teri Hart, FLARE Editor in Chief Cameron Williamson, HELLO! Canada Fashion and Beauty Editor Ally Dean and gossip guru Shinan Govani, and LOULOU Beauty Director Katherine Lalancette.
The 58TH Annual GRAMMY Awards® (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT, 5 p.m. PT
Honoring the top music makers of the year in such categories as Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best New Artist and many more, the GRAMMY Awards each year delivers incredible, once-in-a-lifetime moments for which the event has become known. Live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, LL Cool J hosts Music’s Biggest Night® will feature performances by Adele, Taylor Swift, Sam Hunt, Kendrick Lamar, Carrie Underwood, The Weeknd, and many more. Plus, Lady Gaga performs a tribute to the late David Bowie.
The Bachelor (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., 9 p.m. MT on OMNI Alberta
Ben and the six remaining ladies visit his hometown of Warsaw, Indiana, where one lucky bachelorette is given a private tour. Later, a group date for three women ends in tears when only one of them gets a rose.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
New Girl (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
When Nick’s (Jake Johnson) attraction to Reagan (recurring guest star Megan Fox) starts affecting Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Cece’s (Hannah Simone) relationship, they enact a plan to help Nick get over her. Meanwhile, Winston (Lamorne Morris) teaches Reagan the art of breaking up.
Grandfathered (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
When Gerald (Josh Peck) starts getting online threats from a bully, Jimmy (John Stamos) tries to protect him. Meanwhile, Sara (Paget Brewster) and Vanessa (Christina Milian) take matters into their own hands and pay a visit to the bully’s mother – which only makes things worse.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
When Jake (Andy Samberg) insults Hitchcock (Dirk Blocker) and Scully’s (Joel McKinnon Miller) work ethic in the precinct, they force their way into one of his cases in an attempt to prove themselves. Meanwhile, Amy (Melissa Fumero) and Gina (Chelsea Peretti) help Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) conquer one of her biggest fears.
The Grinder (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“The Ties That Grind”
Dean’s (Rob Lowe) therapist Jillian (recurring guest star Maya Rudolph) encourages him to shed his Grinder persona and do some soul searching. Through his therapy exercises, Dean ends up helping others with their issues, much to Stewart’s (Fred Savage) frustration.
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Thunk in the Trunk”
Claire (Julie Bowen) and Phil (Ty Burrell) fall into a new rhythm, with Claire assuming the role of the breadwinner. Meanwhile, Jay (Ed O’Neill) lets his
jealousy get the best of him when a life-size cut-out of Gloria (Sofia Vergara) for her grocery store hot sauce display solicits attention from men.
Black-ish (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Jack (Miles Brown) and Diane (Marsai Martin) are tired of being twins, so Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) let them explore their lives as individuals. Meanwhile, Dre buys Zoey (Yara Shahidi) her first car, but his colleagues make him question if it was a good decision.
Thursday, Feb. 18
Mr. D : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Coach of the Year”
Gerry (Gerry Dee) figures he’s a sure thing for the school’s Coach of the Year award after his team wins the city championship.
Life in Pieces (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Hair Recital Rainbow Mom”
Overachieving parents and an over-the-top birthday party make Jen (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Greg (Colin Hanks) worry about getting Lark into a good preschool. Later, Matt (Thomas Sadoski) and Colleen's (Angelique Cabral) mothers meet for the first time.
Mom (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Diabetic Lesbians and a Blushing Bride”
When Marjorie (Mimi Kennedy) announces she’s getting married, Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) are determined to make it the perfect day.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“And the Story Telling Show”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) captures the attention of a Hollywood studio executive when she shares her riches-to-rags life story on stage at a storytelling night. Meanwhile, Sophie (Jennifer Coolidge) and Oleg (Jonathan Kite) search for a surrogate.
Friday, Feb. 19
Hell’s Kitchen : 9 p.m. ET, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“12 Chefs Compete”
A new member joins the Blue Team before a grocery challenge, the winner of which fly in a stunt plane. Later, Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie franchise) and Omar Benson Miller (Ballers) are VIP guests for a tense dinner service that offers some chefs the opportunity to shine.
Saturday, Feb. 20
Hockey Night in Canada : 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, 5 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT
“Detroit vs. Ottawa Senators”
Tune in as the Detroit Red Wings face off against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa. George Stroumboulopoulos hosts.
Sunday, Feb. 21
Bob’s Burgers (s/FOX): 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 6:30 p.m. CT
“Sexy Dance Healing”
After Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) slips on the sidewalk, he is forced to take legal action in order to pay for surgery. In a turn of events, he finds himself under the care of Jairo (guest star Jon Glaser, Parks and Recreation), who promises to help him heal without a doctor.
The Mindy Project : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“When Mindy Met Danny”
The evolution of Mindy’s (Mindy Kaling) relationship with Danny (Chris Messina) is examined through flashbacks to her start at Shulman & Associates.
Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“How to Survive Your Roommate’s Girlfriend”
When Barry (James Earl) and his new girlfriend Ashley (guest star Kimberly Kevon Williams, The Comeback) seem to be moving too fast, Cooper (Jack Cutmore-Scott), Neal (Charlie Saxton), and Kelly (Meaghan Rath) try to intervene. Meanwhile, Josh’s (Justin Bartha) attempt to outshine his co-worker leads him into dangerous territory.
Family Guy (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
After Mayor West (Adam West) raises the drinking age to 50, Brian (Seth MacFarlane) is the only member of the Griffin family who is old enough – in dog years – to buy alcohol.
Bordertown (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
The Mexifornia population shifts from a Caucasian to Latino majority after Maria’s (Stephanie Escajeda) sister has a baby, so Bud (Hank Azaria) decides Janice (Alex Borstein) needs to have another child to counteract the shift.
VICE on City : 10 p.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“First Out Here: Indigenous Hip Hop”
VICE host Rich Kidd visits communities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario to meet First Nations hip-hop artists creating music about their community’s unique struggles.
VICE on City : 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 11:30 p.m. MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
“Prohibition in Northern Canada”
Crime rates in Nunavut are four times the national average and the rates of suicide are more than ten times higher than the rest of Canada. VICE host Patrick McGuire visits the country’s newest arctic territory to discuss whether alcohol prohibition is helping or hurting the social crisis.
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