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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, March 28 – Sunday, April 3

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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, March 28 – Sunday, April 3
NEW ONE-HOUR DRAMA, BODY OF PROOF, STARRING EMMY® AWARD WINNING ACTRESS, DANA DELANY PREMIERES (03/29)

ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER GWYNETH PALTROW DELVES INTO HER ANCESTRAL PAST (04/01)


(Toronto – March 23, 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 (s/NBC): Monday March 28 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Faceoff”
President Martinez (Blair Underwood) and Blake Sterling (Zeljko Ivanek) have the Sleepers surrounded, but after Sophia (Laura Innes) triggers a national disaster, negotiations ensue. Elsewhere, with a lead on the whereabouts of Dempsey (guest star Hal Holbrook, “Water for Elephants”), Sean (Jason Ritter) and Vicky (Taylor Cole) continue on their mission.

Harry’s Law (s/NBC): Monday, March 28 at 10pm ET/PT (9 CT/ 8MT)
“With Friends Like These”
Harry (Kathy Bates) defends an old colleague, Lou Drummond (Mark L. Taylor), who murdered his business partner during a stand-off in which both lawyers drew guns. Meanwhile, after professing his undying love to Rachel (Jordana Spiro), Adam (Nate Corddry) tries to gently break up with Chunhua (Irene Keng). Elsewhere, Malcolm (Aml Ameen) and Jenna (Brittany Snow) try to find balance in their fledgling romance.

The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, March 29 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
The remaining four teams square off for a wild pop challenge that involves balancing eggs, and the losing team has to leave the ranch for the week and work with a limited budget to purchase what items they’ll need most. Trainer Bob Harper takes his contestants to an inner-city school, where they energize the students with a fun workout and talk about the importance of fitness. Then all of the contestants go on a huge Easter egg hunt for 5,000 eggs, including a Golden Egg that comes with a very coveted prize. Finally, one player reaches a milestone at the weigh-in before another contestant is sent hopping.

Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, March 29 at 10pm ET/ PT (9CT, 8MT)***Series Premiere***
A jogger is found floating in the Schuylkill River. Medical investigator, Dr. Megan Hunt (Delany) and her partner, Peter Dunlop (Nicholas Bishop, Home and Away) team up under the watchful eye of their boss, Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Kate Murphy (Jeri Ryan, Boston Public). The investigation takes Megan out in the field where she meets old-school cop, Detective Bud Morris (John Carroll Lynch, Shutter Island), who is exasperated by Megan’s tenacity, while his partner, Detective Samantha Baker (Sonja Sohn, Brothers and Sisters), possesses a quiet respect for Megan’s input. Meanwhile, as she’s trying to solve the jogger’s death, Megan has to solve a personal puzzle of her own - finding the perfect present for her daughter’s 12th birthday.


Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, April 1 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Gwyneth Paltrow”
As Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow traces the roots of her beloved paternal grandfather, a man driven to succeed in the face of adversity, she uncovers a string of events that give her insight into her great grandmother’s character. On her mother’s side, Paltrow discovers that her ancestors have deep roots in the Caribbean island of Barbados.

Secret Millionaire: Sunday, April 3 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Gary & Diane Heavin”
As the CEO and co-founder of the health club empire Curves International, husband and wife Gary and Diane Heavin will leave their thousand-acre ranch in Texas to assume new lives looking for deserving people who need their help. Their destination is Houston’s destitute “Third Ward,” home to one of the highest crime rates in the nation and where 20% of the residents live in extreme poverty. Gary and Diane will spend six days living in a typical one-bedroom apartment, and they will have to survive on $6.50 per day each. While in the “Third Ward,” the Heavins discover three exceptional organizations working to make a difference in the impoverished community. They will have to search their hearts to decide who to help and how much to donate to their efforts.

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

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