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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, April 11 – Sunday, April 17


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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, April 11 – Sunday, April 17
NEW SERIES HAPPY ENDINGS STARRING CANADIAN ACTRESS ELISHA CUTHBERT PREMIERES (04/13)

EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION TEAMS UP WITH DEREK JETER AND THE ATLANTA BRAVES TO HIT ONE OUT OF THE PARK FOR THE HALL FAMILY IN WICHITA, KANSAS (04/17)

JONATHAN BANKS GUEST STARS AS JAY’S COMPETITVE BROTHER ON MODERN FAMILY (04/13)

(Toronto – April 7, 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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How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): Monday, April 11 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“The Exploding Meatball Sub”
Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) react badly when Marshall (Jason Segel) finally quits his job at Goliath National Bank to take a volunteer position at an environmental organization. Meanwhile, Ted (Josh Radnor) and Zoey's (Jennifer Morrison) opposing positions on the future of the Arcadia come between them.

The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, April 12 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
The nine remaining contestants arrive in New Zealand and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Awaiting them are 51 flights of stairs to climb followed by the adrenaline rush of sky-jumping for contestants and trainers. Then it’s on to a 5K challenge New Zealand-style, with the winning team getting an unforgettable helicopter ride to gorgeous Waiheke Island. Then trainers take contestants to the Auckland Fish Market, where they talk about eating healthy while travelling abroad. Later, one player with a special connection to New Zealand gets a very generous gift.

Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, April 12 at 10pm ET/ PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Talking Heads”
When a severed hand and foot turn up in a back alley, Megan (Dana Delany) and her team must literally piece the victim back together. Meanwhile, Megan's daughter, Lacey (Mary Mouser), gets her mother's reluctant permission to visit her at the office and film her at work as part of a video essay for Social Studies class. What Lacey learns in the process profoundly changes her view of her mother.
Modern Family: Wednesday, April 13 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“The Musical Man”
Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) throws himself into his job as interim music director at Luke (Nolan Gould) and Manny's (Rico Rodriguez) school. Meanwhile, Jay's (Ed O’Neill) sibling rivalry with his visiting brother (guest star Jonathan Banks, Breaking Bad) goes to another level; and Phil (Ty Burrell) wants his family to be in his realty advertisement.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 13 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT/8MT)
**Series Premiere**
Happy Endings offers a fresh and funny take on modern friendship and what one urban family will do to stay friends after the perfect couple who brought them all together, Alex (Elisha Cuthbert, 24) and Dave (Zach Knighton, FlashForward), break up on their wedding day. The failed nuptials forces the group to question their own life choices. Alex's sister, Jane (Eliza Coupe, Scrubs) and her husband, Brad (Damon Wayans Jr., The Underground), are considering starting a family while Max (Adam Pally, Taking Woodstock) and Penny (Casey Wilson, Saturday Night Live), worry about never finding the right guy. Although Alex and reach a truce with each other, they must learn to live with the changes their breakup has caused.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 13 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT/8:30MT)
**Regular Time Slot**
“Quick Sand and Girlfriends”
Dave’s (Zachary Knighton) one-night-stand with Andrea (guest star Courtney Henggeler, Working Class) lands him in “chicksand” as the hookup evolves into a relationship he’s just not ready for yet. Jane (Eliza Coupe), who thinks Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) is a terrible judge of people, can’t keep herself from getting involved when her sister looks for a roommate now that Dave’s moved out.

Community (s/NBC) Thursday, April 14 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Competitive Wine Tasting”
As everyone settles on their spring semester electives, Troy (Donald Glover) and Britta (Gillian Jacobs) explore the fundamentals of acting, while Abed (Danny Pudi) tackles an advanced study of 1980s sitcom “Who’s The Boss?” with a professor who has written a book on the topic (Stephen Tobolowsky, Glee). Meanwhile, Pierce (Chevy Chase) and Jeff (Joel McHale) enjoy a wine tasting class, where Pierce meets “Wu Mei” (Michelle Krusiec, Dirty Sexy Money) a mysterious Chinese woman who sweeps Pierce off his feet. Suspicious, Jeff vows to find out what’d going on with Wu Mei and why she would agree to marry Pierce so quickly.

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, April 14 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Fancy Party”
Andy (Chris Pratt) and April (Aubrey Plaza) host a dinner party for all their friends. Ben (Adam Scott) asks Leslie (Amy Poehler) for some career advice, while Ann (Rashida Jones) tries her luck at a singles party.

30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, April 14 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“I Heart Connecticut”
With "TGS" on the brink of cancellation, Liz (Tina Fey) and Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) go into detective mode to track Tracy (Tracy Morgan) down. Meanwhile, Jack (Alec Baldwin) helps Jenna (Jane Krakowski) make sure her new project is financially successful. Pete (Scott Adsit), feeling emasculated, challenges the writers and crew to a contest of strength.

Fringe: Friday, April 15 at 9pm ET/ PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Lysergic Acid Diethlamide”
Using some mind-bending lab experimentation, the team makes a desperate attempt to remove William Bell’s (guest star Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek) consciousness from Olivia’s (Anna Torv) body before she’s lost forever.



Extreme Makeover Home Edition: Sunday, April 17 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)**Returns**
“Hall Family”
Nearly one year ago, a tragic turn of events changed the Hall family of Wichita, Kansas forever... A car accident left dad Carl paralyzed from the shoulders down. Having thrived in a fast-paced family lifestyle that included everything from running carpools to coaching baseball teams, Carl and his high school sweetheart, Stacey, found themselves facing the biggest challenge of their lives. Now, with the help of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the Halls will get back in the game and, to their surprise, will even see dad deliver his first pitch since his accident. More importantly Carl will get to come home, where he will finally turn a new page and chapter in life, one promising a brighter, healthier more independent future.
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