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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, March 14 – Sunday, March 20

Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, March 14 – Sunday, March 20






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

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The Event : Monday, March 14 at 7pm ET/PT (6CT, 8MT) *** PRE-RELEASE***
Still reeling from the attack in Alaska, President Martinez (Blair Underwood) reasserts control over the situation and his administration, counseled by Sterling (Zeljko Ivanek) and his Chief of Staff (guest star Roger Bart, “Desperate Housewives”). Sophia (Laura Innes) learns the details of Thomas's murderous rampage. Thomas (Clifton Collins, Jr.) sets Sophia and Martinez further at odds. Elsewhere, Michael (Scott Patterson) leaves Leila (Sarah Roemer) in safekeeping with a close friend, Diane Geller (guest star Gabrielle Carteris, “Beverly Hills, 90210”), while he goes on the hunt for Thomas. The NSA continues to decrypt the satellite transmission, hopefully before it's too late.

The Bachelor (s/ABC): Monday, March 14 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 11MT)***SEASON FINALE***
In the dramatic season finale, Brad, who came back for a second chance at love, prepares to make one of the most difficult choices of this life. His search for love is narrowed down to two very different women — Chantal and Emily — and he is falling in love with both of them. As Brad prepares to make the decision, he reunites with his family who will meet the final two women and, hopefully, will be able to offer him some valuable advice. Chantal arrives first and immediately professes her love for Brad. She assures the family that she has learned from her divorce and now knows exactly whom she wants in her life. Chantal has set the bar high for Emily, and when she arrives, she is filled with anxiety. The tension escalates when Brad reveals to his family that Emily has a daughter. Brad's family is concerned about whether he's really ready to step into fatherhood. Brad came to find love as a changed man, ready to open himself up to love as he never had before. Will he complete his search with a proposal? If he does, will the woman say yes?

The Bachelor (s/ABC): Monday, March 14 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“After the Final Rose”
With Brad's search for his soul mate over, emotions run high as he talks to Chris Harrison about both Chantal and Emily, taking us back to those final days in South Africa. Three couples who have found their own soul mates on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette — Ali and Roberto, Jason and Molly and Trista and Ryan — return to share the very distinct ways in which they have found lasting happiness. Then the woman who received Brad's final rose joins him for the first time in public as a couple. It's the emotional ending to Brad's heartfelt journey to finally find true love.
Harry’s Law : Monday, March 14 at 10pm ET (OMNI 1 s/NBC),10pm PT (OMNI BC, s/NBC), 9pm MT (OMNI ALBERTA)
“The Fragile Beast”
When a war veteran locks his wife in their basement to keep her from cheating, her lover Miguel (Guillermo Diaz, Weeds), approaches Harry (Kathy Bates) to help -- but asks that she not involve the police due to their immigrant status. Meanwhile, Adam (Nate Corddry) takes on his first divorce case where he represents Lynette Zales (Ann Cusack) after a romantic affair she orchestrated for her husband to spice up their marriage develops into something more. Elsewhere, Jenna (Brittany Snow) and Malcolm (Aml Ameen) confront each other about their kiss.

The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, March 15 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
Host Alison Sweeney tells the remaining 12 contestants that they will all be on one team this week – the blue team – and they will all have immunity if they beat their weight loss from the previous week. But first, there’s a pop challenge in which they have to prepare delicious, healthy, low-calorie meals in under 30 minutes. Chefs Curtis Stone and Lorena Garcia will decide who prepares the best dish, with the winner getting a coveted prize. Later, Dr. Huizenga drops by with impressive medical updates, including the news that one contestant has already reached their goal weight. Then it’s time for the weigh-in, when players found out if they all get to stay at the ranch another week – or if they’ll be sending one contestant home.

Community (s/NBC) Thursday, March 17 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Custody Law and Eastern European Studies”
Annie (Alison Brie) organizes a baby shower for Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown), while Shirley plots to keep Senor Chang (Ken Jeong) out of her life. Meanwhile, Britta (Gillian Jacobs) has a mysterious new love interest named Lukka (Enver Gjokaj, Dollhouse), whose classroom poetry soon reveals a dark past. Malcolm Jamal Warner (Andre) guest stars.

Perfect Couples (s/NBC): Thursday, March 17 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT) ***TIME CHANGE***
“Perfect Job”
Julia (Christine Woods) gets jealous when Dave (Kyle Bornheimer) hits it off with her coworkers. Vance (David Walton) beats Rex (Hayes MacArthur) at a game of miniature pool and refuses a rematch. Leigh (Olivia Munn) makes a career plan for Amy (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) and becomes “Amy’s wife.”

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, March 17 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Harvest Festival”
With the fate of her entire department hinging on the success of the Harvest Festival, Leslie (Amy Poehler) deals with last-minute problems with a Wamapoke tribal leader, who threatens to put a curse on the event. Meanwhile, April (Aubrey Plaza) is upset with Andy (Chris Pratt), while Ann (Rashida Jones) gets romantic advice from an unlikely source.

30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, March 17 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Queen of Jordan”
On a TGS centered episode of Angie’s (Sherri Shepherd) reality show, Liz (Tina Fey) struggles to lure Tracy (Tracy Morgan) back from Africa. Jack (Alec Baldwin) puts Liz in charge of an event for Angie in the hopes that she can emotionally manipulate Angie into making an appeal to Tracy. The "Queen of Jordan" cameras bring Jack some embarrassment while leaving Jenna starved for attention. A lost love returns to Frank's (Judah Friedlander) life, causing him to question his maturity. Susan Sarandon guest stars.

Supernanny (s/ABC): Friday, March 18 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) ***SERIES FINALE***
“Evans Family”
On the 117th episode and series finale of Supernanny, Jo Frost travels to Houston, Texas to work with a family whose mom died of breast cancer a year earlier. Jo lost own her mother to breast cancer when she was growing up. Dad, Gary is trying his best to raise Michael, 6 and younger sons Sean, 4 and Dylan, 3, on his own, but he’s overwhelmed and can’t bring himself to enforce the rules his wife established for the boys. The boys act out, there’s lots of sibling fighting and their screaming can be deafening at times. When Sean acts up over not getting candy and Jo puts him into his first time out in ages, an epic standoff takes place. Find out if Jo can help her last family find peace.

Fringe: Friday, March 18 at 9pm ET/ PT (8CT, 10MT)
The investigation of an apparent suicide reveals another set of fingerprints that lead to a woman with unique abilities.

Secret Millionaire: Sunday, March 20 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“James Malinchak”
James Malinchak is an incredibly successful motivational speaker and businessman. He is embarking on a journey of discovery, concealing his true identity to live among the poverty-stricken citizens of Gary, Indiana as the Secret Millionaire. Once the second largest city in Indiana, Gary has been devastated by the collapse of the steel industry with over half of its once-thriving population leaving. Of those who still reside in the city, over a third lives in extreme poverty. James discovers exceptional organizations and dedicates his time and volunteering efforts to learning how they impact the under-privileged and strive to bring unity back to their community. At the end of his week in the community, James will decide how much of his personal fortune to donate to these worthy organizations, ultimately giving away tens of thousands of dollars.

Check out 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. Breakfast Television Toronto streams live online and on the Citytv iPAD app from 6:00 am to 9:00am.

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