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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, February 14 – Sunday, February 21

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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, February 14 – Sunday, February 21
JOHN CORBETT, MICHAEL EMERSON AND MINKA KELLY GUEST STAR ON PARENTHOOD

MATT DILLON AND SHELLEY LONG GUEST STAR ON MODERN FAMILY

ROSIE O'DONNELL EMBARKS ON AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY AS SHE TRACES HER LATE MOTHER'S ROOTS IN WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

ACTOR DANE COOK HELPS OUT IN EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION

(Toronto – February 10, 2011) Tune in to Citytv for a week packed with exciting episodes of your favourite comedy, dramatic and reality shows. See below for programming highlights.

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The Cape: Monday, February 14 at 7pm ET/PT (6CT,8MT)
“The Lich Part 1”
Orphaned since birth, Conrad Chandler (Glenn Fitzgerald), the heir of one of Palm City’s founders, exacts revenge on the public and threatens to paralyze the city. The Cape (David Lyons) and Max (Keith David) alert Marty (Dorian Missick) of the impending danger to the city, which backfires on The Cape. Meanwhile, the Secretary of Prisons, Patrick Portman (Richard Schiff), aids Orwell (Summer Glau) in her search for the lone heir. Orwell locates Conrad through Netta (Illeana Douglas), his mysterious caretaker, but soon discovers his deeply disturbing past and finds herself in danger.

The Bachelor (s/ABC): Monday, February 14 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
As Brad and the remaining six bachelorettes continue their adventurous trip around the world to the romantic Caribbean island of Anguilla, the pressure is mounting as Brad struggles to decide which four women he will escort home to meet their families. Brad takes Emily on a helicopter tour of the panoramic island scenery for their one on one date. The next day, Brad and Shawntel bicycle through the streets of Anguilla. The other women look on green with envy as Brad takes Britt to a luxury yacht for her first one-on-one date. Later, the Bachelor cancels the cocktail party and, at the rose ceremony, he narrows the field to the four lucky bachelorettes who will take him to their hometowns to meet their families.

Harry’s Law (s/NBC) Monday, February 14 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“A Day In The Life”
When Harry (Kathy Bates) discovers her client is guilty, she proclaims his guilt in front of the jury when she is not allowed to quit the case. The judge has no choice but to find Harry in contempt and recommend her for permanent disbarment. Meanwhile, Malcolm (Aml Ameen) goes undercover with Cincinnati’s finest in exchange for an expunged criminal record. Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore) guest stars.

The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, February 15 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
The two teams of contestants are all tied up this week – literally – in a rope challenge in which teamwork will determine which group of players will get to use the gym this week, and which team will have to be creative and find other to work out. One trainer moves into the house to try and get a contestant to open up. Then one player reaches a milestone at the weigh-in before another contestant is eliminated and sent home.


Parenthood (s/NBC): Tuesday, February 15 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Amazing Andy and His Wonderful World of Bugs"
Kristina (Monica Potter) and Adam (Peter Krause) throw Max (Max Burkholder) a birthday party, hosted by Amazing Andy (guest star Michael Emerson, Lost), a man who lives with Aspergers. Crosby (Dax Shepard) and Jasmine (Joy Bryant) deal with an issue that could change the fate of their relationship. Drew (Miles Heizer) and Seth (guest star John Corbett, United States Tara) continue to strengthen their bond. Meanwhile, Julia (Erika Christensen) and Joel (Sam Jaeger) work on adding to the family.

Modern Family Wednesday, February 16 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Princess Party”
Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) is upset when Fizbo the clown is nixed from the guest list for Lily's princess-theme birthday party, but the invitees do include Mitchell's (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) mom (Shelley Long, Cheers), who shows up with Claire's (Julie Bowen) high-school boyfriend (Matt Dillon, There’s Something About Mary).

Community (s/NBC): Thursday, February 17 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking”
Pierce (Chevy Chase) ends up in the hospital after ingesting mysterious pills and believes he’s dying. The study group gathers at his bedside as he imparts his “final” words of wisdom and shares specially chosen gifts – which are secretly meant to torment them. Britta (Gillian Jacobs) struggles over what to do with her blank check for “charity,” Jeff (Joel McHale) contemplates the possibility of meeting his long lost dad and Troy (Donald Glover) meets his idol LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation).

Perfect Couples (s/NBC) Thursday, February 17 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Perfect Crime”
Dave (Kyle Bornheimer) becomes obsessed with gender roles after attending Rex (Hayes MacArthur) and Leigh’s (Olivia Munn) “Mad Men” party, so Julia (Christine Woods) tries to make him feel more like a man. After Leigh’s shrimp rolls give everyone food poisoning, Vance (David Walton) and Amy (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) argue about her job as the wedding planner. Rex tries to start a prank war.

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, February 17 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Media Blitz”
Trying to get the word out about the Harvest Festival, Leslie (Amy Poehler), Ben (Adam Scott), and Tom (Aziz Ansari) do radio, TV and newspaper interviews. A media storm hits when Ben has to answer tricky questions about his past as a teen mayor. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) struggles to win back April’s (Aubrey Plaza) heart, and Ann (Rashida Jones) summons the courage to discuss her relationship with Chris (Rob Lowe).

How I Met Your Mother: Thursday, February 17 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Desperation Day”
Valentine's Day plans include Lily (Alyson Hannigan) surprising Marshall (Jason Segel), Robin (Cobie Smulders) bonding with girlfriends, and Ted (Josh Radnor) and Zoey (Jennifer Morrison) figuring out where they stand in their relationship.

Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, February 18 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Rosie O’Donnell”
Rosie O'Donnell lost her mother at a young age and wants to reconnect with her by tracing her family history. A visit with her brother uncovers family footage of her mother as a young girl but also reveals the first clues to her mother's ancestry. Rosie's journey takes her from Jersey City to Ireland where she discovers that past generations of her family had endured many hardships before being given the opportunity for a better life.

Fringe: Friday, February 18 at 9pm ET/ PT (8CT, 10MT)
“6B”
Mysterious events lead to a woman in mourning over the death of her husband; Peter (Josh Jackson) and Olivia (Anna Torv) try to bridge the emotional chasm between them.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (s/ABC): Sunday, February 20 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Zeigler- Hanson Family”
A soldier wounded in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, and his fiancée are given the wedding of their dreams and a new home. Those helping out include comic/actor Dane Cook (My Best Friend’s Girl), designer Monique Lhuillier, entertainer Terry Fator and Duff Goldman (Ace of Cakes).

The Cape: Sunday, February 20 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT,10MT)
“The Lich Part 2”
The Cape (David Lyons), Max (Keith David) and Rollo (Martin Klebba) are forced to rely on Dana’s (Jennifer Ferrin) legal connections to help them discover The Lich’s whereabouts. Heavily entranced by Conrad Chandler’s (The Lich) potent serum, Orwell (Summer Glau) struggles to fight off the physiological and mental effects of the strong dose. Meanwhile, Netta’s (Illeana Douglas) strange loyalty to The Lich is clarified. In a sedated, weak state, Orwell drifts between reality and fantasy sequences, which slowly reveal her history and past.

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