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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, November 15 - Sunday, November 21

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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, November 15 - Sunday, November 21

NICOLE SCHERZINGER AND ALAN THICKE GUEST STAR IN HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER

NIGELLA LAWSON STOPS BY TO SEE TRACY MOORE AND SHARE A FEW OF HER DELICIOUS RECIPES ON CITYLINE

NORMAN LLOYD GUEST STARS IN MODERN FAMILY

TRAVIS INTRODUCES THE GANG TO HIS NEW GIRLFRIEND GUEST STAR COLLETTE WOLFE IN COUGAR TOWN

(Toronto –November 11, 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 15 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)
When Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) finds a copy of the Canadian kids show "Space Teens" starring Robin's (Cobie Smulders) alter-ego "Robin Sparkles," the gang learns more about Robin's past as a performer than they expected. Nicole Scherzinger from the hit musical group Pussycat Dolls guest stars as Jessica Glitter, and Alan Thicke (Growing Pains) returns as himself.

Rules of Engagement (s/CBS): Monday, November 15 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT)
Russell (David Spade) moves in with Timmy (Adhir Kalyan) when he is cut off from his trust fund, while Audrey (Megyn Price) helps Jeff (Patrick Warburton) make a good impression on his boss.

The Event (s/NBC): Monday, November 15 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT, 10pm MT)
President Martinez (Blair Underwood), furious about recent security failures, demands answers from Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling (Zeljko Ivanek). When he doesn't receive the progress that he desires, Martinez decides to personally interrogate Michael Buchanan (Scott Patterson) about his involvement in the assassination attempt. While Michael holds to his claim that he doesn't know who is involved, he inadvertently reveals incriminating evidence about someone deep inside the President's staff. Meanwhile, Dempsey (guest star Hal Holbrook, Into the Wild) dispatches Vicky (Taylor Cole) on a new clandestine mission.

Chase (s/NBC): Monday, November 15 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT)
A serial killer (guest star Jim True-Frost, Law and Order: Criminal Intent) escapes prison and U.S. Marshal Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish) must rely on jailed fugitive Mason Boyle (guest star Travis Fimmel, The Beast) for answers. The case takes a twist when the U.S. Marshal team discovers that the fugitive's ultimate victim is not who she appears to be.

The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, November 16 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT
This week, the competition moves to singles, so contestants will compete on their own without partners or teammates from this point forward. The players all perk up with news from the trainers that they’re getting a special gift from loved ones – heartwarming videos from home that move everyone to tears. When one player doesn’t receive a video, the other contestants thoughtfully plan an uplifting surprise to try and make up for it. Finally, one more contestant is eliminated, and heads home to an emotional reunion with loved ones.

Parenthood (s/NBC): Tuesday, November 16 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT)
Sarah (Lauren Graham) convinces Amber (Mae Whitman) to meet with an important colleague of Gordon’s (guest star William Baldwin, Dirty Sexy Money). Meanwhile, Kristina (Monica Potter) frantically attempts to obtain a birthday invite for troublesome Max (Max Burkholder). Camille (Bonnie Bedelia) takes a class with the man she once had an affair with, making Zeke (Craig T. Nelson) jealous. Haddie’s (Sarah Ramos) relationship with an unexpected love interest deepens.

Undercovers (s/NBC): Wednesday, November 17 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)
When Leo (Carter MacIntyre) wakes up in a hotel in Mexico with a dead woman next to him and no memory of what transpired, Steven (Boris Kodjoe), Samantha (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and Hoyt (Ben Schwartz) travel south of the border in hopes of putting the pieces together to prove Leo’s innocence.

Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, November 17 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT, 10pm MT)
A party at a restaurant for Manny (Rico Rodriguez) makes the honoured guest feel anxious about his age; Claire (Julie Bowen) and Phil (Ty Burrell) find a reason to race against eachother; and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) gets a chance to meet new people at the mall when he and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) go shopping for a gift. Norman Lloyd (St. Elsewhere) guest stars.

Cougar Town (s/ABC): Wednesday, November 17 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30pm CT,10:30pm MT)
Travis (Dan Byrd) brings home his new girlfriend, Kirsten (guest star Collette Wolfe, Hot Tub Time Machine), a grad-student, to meet Jules (Courteney Cox). Jules feels instantly threatened when Ellie (Christa Miller) points out that, moving forward, any girl Travis brings home could be her future daughter-in-law. Meanwhile, Grayson’s (Josh Hopkins) house has become the new place for the gang to hang out, which he hates, and Travis turns to Bobby (Brian Van Holt) for advice.

Hell’s Kitchen (s/Fox): Wednesday, November 17 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT)*** NOTE TIME CHANGE **
Chef Ramsay challenges the six contestants to create “a single bite” to make a bold impression on the Michelin-starred L.A. Chefs who do the biting. Late, dinner service diners leave disappointed and hungry and one chef is asked to leave.

Community (s/NBC): Thursday, November 18 at 8:00pm ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9:00pm MT)
When Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) begins checking class schedules, he discovers that Jeff (Joel McHale) has listed a class that doesn’t exist. Just when it appears Jeff will be caught in a lie, the mysterious “Professor Professorson” (guest star Kevin Corrigan, The Departed) emerges from the shadows to confirm that Jeff has been taking his class, “Conspiracy Theories in U.S. History,” at night school. When Jeff later admits to Annie (Alison Brie) that he’s never seen Professor Professorson in his life, the two decide to find out who the professor really is.

30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, November 18 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT)
Jack (Alec Baldwin) worries that GE’s microwave sales have improved too much without his help and tries to find glitches in their newest design. Meanwhile, Liz (Tina Fey) partakes in a crew lottery despite Jenna (Jane Krakowski) and Tracy’s (Tracy Morgan) warning her not to do so. Elsewhere, the TGS writers discover that Jack is the voice of an online dictionary’s pronunciation guide.

Fringe (s/FOX): Thursday, November 18 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT, 10pm MT)
When a serial kidnapper “over there” strikes again, the emotional and familiar case hits home for Colonel Broyles (Curtis Harris), sending a determined Olivia (Anna Trov) to uncover additional details about the abductions. In the meantime, Olivia fights on and reunites with Henry (Andre Royo) to enlist his services on an intense and covert mission to return home.

Law and Order: UK: Thursday, November 18 at 10pm ET/PT (9pm CT, 8pm MT)
Unexpected twists and turns throw the team for a loop as what initially looks like the crib death of six month old Alex Raines is later diagnosed as shaken baby syndrome. With several suspects and little more than a process of elimination to go on, James (Ben Daniels) and Alesha (Freema Agyeman) must navigate their way through the family wreckage Alex’s death has left behind.

CityLine (Citytv Original): Friday, November 19 at 9am ET/PT/MT (11am CT)
Nigella Lawson pops by CityLine to dish about her love affair with the kitchen and her new book “Kitchen – Recipes from the Heart of the Home.” Plus, experience Nigella’s culinary passion as she creates a savory Tarragon Chicken dish and a new spin a classic holiday favourite: Guinness Gingerbread! Delicious!

Supernanny (s/ABC): Friday, November 19 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT)
Jenny and Tony Swift in Sacramento, California, have five lively and unruly children, ranging in age from 11 years old down to a baby of 9 months. Jenny, a stay-at-home-mom, enlists several other authority figures to raise her kids, including a young nanny, Kadie. Nanny Kadie contacted Supernanny for help with the family. The four boys play around the unfenced, unalarmed swimming pool, riding bikes near the edge and openly defy Kadie, jumping from bedroom dresser to bed. See if Jo can help this family before it is too late.

Conviction Kitchen, Season 2 (Citytv Original): Sunday, November 21 at 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT,10pm MT)
After cleaning up the flooded kitchen, Conviction is back in business. But when Marc and Biana leave the trainees in charge for the first time ever, the under-staffed restaurant ends up struggling with a crowd of late-night diners. Also, after appointing his second-in-command, Marc has to choose who to fire and who to hire; Biana comes up with a risky scheme to drum up business and then busts one trainee at the supermarket.Then there’s a heartbreaking reunion when the team hands out meals to the homeless.

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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