City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Feb. 29 to Sunday, Mar. 6
– When 16-year-old Kenny comes out to his family, a bundle of family secrets unravel amongst the O’Neals on the series premiere of The Real O’Neals –
–The final three bachelorettes arrive in Jamaica where Ben confesses his love for two women on The Bachelor, on OMNI Television –
– Kermit turns to musician Jack White for relationship advice as he re-evaluates his future with Miss Piggy on the one-hour season finale of The Muppets –
– Academy Award-nominee Jacob Tremblay guest stars on the spring return of The Last Man on Earth –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for February 29 to Mar. 6. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Feb. 29
The Bachelor (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., 9 p.m. MT on OMNI Alberta
The final three bachelorettes arrive in Jamaica for their overnight dates, where Ben takes one contestant on a romantic river raft ride. Later, Ben confesses his love for two women and sends one unlucky lady back home.
The Muppets : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**One-Hour Season Finale**
“Generally Inhospitable, Because…Love”
Miss Piggy breaks her leg during a dance rehearsal, so Kermit and the crew broadcast her show from the hospital. Later, Kermit asks musician Jack White for advice when he and Miss Piggy re-evaluate their relationship.
Scorpion (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The Fast and the Nerdiest”
The team must infiltrate a high-end car-smuggling operation that's preparing to ship bioweapons to South America.
Tuesday, Mar. 1
New Girl (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Things heat up between Nick (Jake Johnson) and Reagan (recurring guest star Megan Fox) over who can provide the loft with the best air conditioning unit. Meanwhile, Winston (Lamorne Morris) uses his "cop voice" to help Schmidt (Max Greenfield) prepare Cece (Hannah Simone) for a newscaster audition.
Grandfathered (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Jimmy (John Stamos) is out of his element when he falls for a stunning, powerhouse CEO (guest star Regina Hall, Scary Movie franchise) who always manages to be one step ahead of him.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Holt (Andre Braugher) allows Amy (Melissa Fumero) and Jake (Andy Samberg) to house-sit for him, but mayhem arises when his dog Cheddar goes missing. Later, a romantic fling between Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) and Adrian Pimento (recurring guest star Jason Mantzoukas) disrupts the precinct.
The Grinder (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“From the Ashes”
As the conspiracy surrounding Sanderson & Yao reaches a boiling point, the only man who can get to the bottom of it has abandoned the grind and enrolled in law school. Desperate for Dean's help, Stewart (Fred Savage) will go to any lengths to turn his brother back into his old on-screen character, "The Grinder."
Wednesday, Mar. 2
The Real O’Neals (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
The O’Neal Family is the picture of perfection; Eileen O’Neal (Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope) is the quintessential wife and mother; her husband, Pat O’Neal (Jay R. Ferguson, Mad Men), is a local cop and hero in their community; eldest son, 17-year-old, Jimmy (Matt Shively, Winx Club), is a handsome varsity wrestler and 14-year-old, Shannon (Bebe Wood, The New Normal), is known for charity work. And then there’s 16-year-old, Kenny (Noah Galvin, Futurestates), mom’s favourite, who’s decided to tell the family he’s gay. When Kenny does come out, instead of destroying the family, everyone stops pretending to be perfect and actually starts being real.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“I Don’t Know How She Does It”
Joe's (Jeremy Maguire) fussy phase prevents Jay (Ed O’Neill) and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) from getting sleep, so they devise a plan to take secret naps. Meanwhile, Claire's (Julie Bowen) work-life balance is so effortless that her family gets suspicious.
The Real O’Neals (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“The Real Papaya”
Kenny (Noah Galvin) turns to late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel for guidance as he struggles to find the best way to break up with Mimi (guest star Hannah Marks, Weeds). Later, a frantic Eileen (Martha Plimpton) tries to take control of her family in the wake of everyone's confessions.
Thursday, Mar. 3
Life in Pieces (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“War Pestilence Famine Death”
Joan (Dianne Wiest) and John (James Brolin) discover that part of their property belongs to their estranged neighbours. Later, Matt (Thomas Sadoski) and Colleen (Angelique Cabral) invite Jen (Zoe Lister-Jones), Tim (Dan Bakkedahl) and Heather (Betsy Brandt) out to dinner to show they can still be friends after breaking up.
Mom (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Death, Death, Death And A Bucket Of Chicken”
Christy (Anna Faris) tries to be supportive when a health scare throws Bonnie (Allison Janney) into a tailspin.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“And You Bet Your Ass”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) continues meeting with studio writers in an effort to make her life story into a movie, but she is torn when they reveal they would not include Max (Kat Dennings) in the project. Meanwhile, Max is being spoiled by her new Hollywood beau, Randy (recurring guest star Ed Quinn), who sets Caroline up on a date with his friend Bob (guest star George Hamilton, The Godfather: Part 3).
Friday, Mar. 4
Hell’s Kitchen : 9 p.m. ET, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“10 Chefs Compete”
GRAMMY® Award-winning guitarist Steve Vai performs for the 10 remaining chefs. During dinner service, the contestants work to impress actors Garcelle Beauvais (White House Down) and Jonathan Loughran (Kill Bill franchise).
Saturday, Mar. 5
Hockey Night in Canada : 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, 5 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT
“Washington vs. Boston”
Tune in as the Washington Capitals face off against the Boston Bruins in Boston. George Stroumboulopoulos hosts.
Sunday, Mar. 6
Bordertown (s/FOX): 7 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT
Ernesto (Nicholas Gonzalez) attempts to get J.C. (Nicholas Gonzalez) into the real world by forcing him to work on his crew. J.C. is shocked at what he believes to be terrible working conditions and goes on strike, causing a rift in the Gonzalez family and in J.C.'s relationship with Becky (Alex Borstein). Meanwhile, Bud (Hank Azaria) is stalked by an ostrich that he decides is his spirit animal.
Bob’s Burgers (s/FOX): 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 6:30 p.m. CT
Louise takes the opportunity to lobby for a new couch when an ad for Sofa Queen comes on during family TV night. The Belchers take Linda’s (John Roberts) side, campaigning to keep their lumpy, smelly, moist couch. When a family vote goes against her, Louise takes matters into her own hands.
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 Horrible Landlord”
When Kelly (Meaghan Rath) tells Cooper ( Jack Cutmore-Scott) that the state of his apartment is interfering with their relationship, he sets up a meeting with their landlord Virgil (guest star Marshall Manesh, How I Met Your Mother). After their first meeting takes a turn for the worst, an epic battle between landlord and tenant ensues.
Family Guy (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“A Lot Going On Upstairs”
When Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) refuses to sleep in his own bed, Peter (MacFarlane) turns the attic into a man cave. Meanwhile, Brian (Seth MacFarlane) helps Stewie overcome his fears by building a device to go into his nightmares and defeat his demons.
The Last Man on Earth (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Mike Miller's (recurring guest Jason Sudeikis) space capsule speeds through the sky toward Earth, finally putting him on the same planet as his brother Tandy (guest star Jacob Tremblay, Room). Mike thinks he is the last man on earth, but who knows what or whom he might encounter.
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