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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, November 8 - Sunday, November 14


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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, November 8 - Sunday, November 14

CARRIE UNDERWOOD, KEITH URBAN, LEANN RIMES LEND A HAND IN EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION

JOHN SLATTERLY GUEST STARS IN 30 ROCK

JOAN COLLINS GUEST STARS AS RUSSELL’S MOTHER IN RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

(Toronto –November 4, 2010) Tune in to Citytv for a week packed with exciting new episodes of your favourite comedy, dramatic and reality series. See below for programming highlights.

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How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): Monday, November 8 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)
When the gang attends a black tie fundraiser at the Natural History Museum, Ted (Josh Radnor) runs into Zoey (Jennifer Morrison, House) and sees a whole different side of her when she introduces him to her husband, “The Captain” (Kyle MacLachlan Desperate Housewives).

Rules of Engagement (s/CBS): Monday, November 8 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT)
Jeff (Patrick Warburton) and Audrey (Megyn Price) find a surrogate and Russell’s (David Spade) mother (guest star Joan Collins, Dynasty) visits him.

The Event (s/NBC): Monday, November 8 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT, 10pm MT)
President Martinez (Blair Underwood) orders Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling (Željko Ivanek), to root out the mole from their staff, which causes Sterling to question his judgment of people close to him. Sophia (Laura Innes) reasserts her power over Thomas (Clifton Collins, Jr.) and the other detainees, and she prepares them for the next leg of their mission. Elsewhere, with the aid of Madeline (guest star Paula Malcomson, DeadWood), Sean (Jason Ritter) continues his hunt for answers, all the while trying to stay one step ahead of the covert agents who trail him.

Chase (s/NBC): Monday, November 8 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT)
When a U.S. Marshal impersonator, Bob McGraw (William Lee Scott), starts killing people in a misguided attempt to capture fugitives, he becomes one himself. The case becomes personal when McGraw turns the tables on U.S. Marshal Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish). Meanwhile, Luke (Jesse Metcalfe) gets a surprise visitor who threatens his relationship with the U.S. Marshal team.

The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, November 9 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)
Host Alison Sweeney greets players with the news that the black and blue teams are being dissolved, and instead, they’ll be competing as pairs this week. A high-calorie dinner temptation will determine who gets to choose the pairs, and the winning contestant’s choices for teams creates tension in the house. Later, the pairs compete in a crazy challenge stacking sugar cubes, followed by the most explosive weigh-in yet this season.

Parenthood (s/NBC): Tuesday, November 9 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT)
Adam (Peter Krause) confronts a man in defense of Max (Max Burkholder). Crosby (Dax Shepard) and Jasmine (Joy Bryant) delve into domestic discussions, beginning with the selling of Crosby's boat. Meanwhile, Sarah (Lauren Graham) and Gordon (guest star William Baldwin, Dirty Sexy Money) spend an afternoon together, which carries on until sunrise the next morning, creating tension with Amber (Mae Whitman) and Drew (Miles Heizer). Elsewhere, Haddie (Sarah Ramos) discovers intriguing information about Alex (guest star Michael B. Jordan, Friday Night Lights).

Hell’s Kitchen (s/Fox): Wednesday, November 10 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)*** NOTE TIME/ DATE CHANGE FOR THIS WEEK***
The eight remaining contestants face a women vs. men blind taste test. The winners dine at the LA Restaurant XIV while the losers sort trash. Later, comes a test of cooking precision and communication skills, but dinner service proves disappointing for Chef Ramsay and his guest. LA Restaurateur Josiah Citrin and NFL Quarterback Matt Cassel. In the end only six chefs remain in the running.

Undercovers (s/NBC): Wednesday, November 10 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT) ** NOTE TIME CHANGE FOR THIS WEEK***
When a plane disappears off the radar and its pilot is nowhere to be found, it’s up to Steven (Boris Kodjoe) and Samantha (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) to locate the man and the dangerous bomb he has with him. Traveling to Russia, the Blooms team with Hoyt (Ben Schwartz) and meet with some unexpected challenges and a wounded comrade in their quest to complete their dangerous mission. Meanwhile, Shaw (Gerald McRaney) wonders how long he has before the Blooms become suspicious of his underlying motives and Lizzy (Mekia Cox) takes charge with a client.

Community (s/NBC): Thursday, November 11 at 8:00pm ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9:00pm MT)
When Annie's (Alison Brie) pen goes missing, she suspects a member of her own study group is the thief. On a mission to find the pen and solve the mystery, the group takes a self-imposed lockdown and Jeff (Joel McHale) takes the lead in conducting the search. Meanwhile, Troy (Donald Glover) and Abed (Danny Pudi) are itching to get out of the study room to make it to the Greendale Puppy Parade taking place in the quad.

30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, November 11 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT)
Jack (Baldwin) tries to influence a Congressional election in favor of a particular candidate (guest star John Slattery, Mad Men) for the benefit of the network. Meanwhile, Liz (Tina Fey) has newfound confidence when Jenna (Jane Krakowski) helps her find the perfect pair of jeans. Later, Jenna helps Tracy (Tracy Morgan) plan a Golden Globe event.

Fringe (s/FOX): Thursday, November 11 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT, 10pm MT)
Back “over here,” the Fringe Division investigates a bizarre phenomenon when 15 people up and down the Eastern Seaboard, all suffer retrograde amnesia from listening to their shortwave radios on the same frequency. Much to Walter’s (John Noble) dismay, Peter (Johsua Jackson) presses on with piecing together the mass destruction device. Just as alternate Olivia (Anna Torv) and Peter’s chemistry deepens, the anticipation of Olivia’s return escalates.

Law and Order: UK: Thursday, November 11 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT)
Love, betrayal and assisted suicide are the themes of this episode where a high court judge is shot in what looks like a car robbery gone wrong. Critically injured but not killed, Judge Callaghan soon learns that a hitman was hired to kill her but can she cope with the truth of who wants her dead?

Supernanny (s/ABC): Friday, November 12 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)
For the first time, Jo works with a family with a newborn when she encounters the Peterfreund family in Arizona. Parents Keith and Sonya are so overwhelmed with their three older boys, Jett, 5 Gage, 3 and Trey, 2, that they’re missing baby Myles’ cues about wet diapers, feedings, etc. Keith is a flight attendant and travels frequently, and Mom doesn’t have enough arms for all the work! Neither parent is consistent about discipline, and their go-to punishment is “saucing” the three older kids, putting a dab of hot sauce on their lips. See if Jo can show these overwhelmed parents of four how to parent effectively - without condiments.


Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (s/ABC): Sunday, November 14 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)
The EM:HE heads to Nashville, Tennessee to help the Sweatt family and The Lighthouse School. Devastated by the 500-year flood on May 1st of this year, one image continues to endure: News stations across the country featured footage of a school building floating down the interstate. What people didn’t know was that the Sweatt family had been running the school since 2003. Despite the extensive damage to their own facility, Brian and his wife, Barbara, spearheaded recovery efforts and have helped over 200 families to date. Lighthouse has lived up to its name and become a beacon of hope to a shattered community, but now it could use some support too. Some of country's most celebrated performers, including Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and LeAnn Rimes, descend on the Sweatts to rebuild their school.

Conviction Kitchen, Season 2 (Citytv Original): Sunday, November 14 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT,10pm MT)
With an important VIP lunch on the horizon, the understaffed restaurant struggles with personality conflicts, no-show trainees, a party vibe behind the bar, and a leak in the kitchen that threatens to bring down the ceiling.

Check out Citytv.com for full episodes and exciting extras from some of your favourite Citytv programming, available 24 – 48 hours post broadcast. You can now also catch up on your iPad by downloading the free Citytv video app on iTunes.

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