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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, April 18 – Sunday, April 24

Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, April 18 – Sunday, April 24



(Toronto – April 15, 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 18 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
When Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) tries to bond with his father, he asks the gang to help make his life seem more exciting by lying about their own lives. Meanwhile, Robin (Cobie Smulders) runs into a guy she has a crush on.

Cougar Town: Monday, April 18 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT) **Returns**
Once again Jules (Courteney Cox) chooses to get too involved in Travis’ (Dan Byrd) life and Ellie (Christa Miller) decides to step in and tell Jules it’s time to stop being so clingy. Meanwhile, Bobby (Brian Van Holt) and Laurie (Busy Philipps) partner up to bring Penny Can to the masses and Andy (Ian Gomez) teaches Grayson (Josh Hopkins) a lesson in friendship.

The Event (s/NBC): Monday, April 18 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Cut Off The Heads”
Vice President Jarvis (Bill Smitrovich) vocalizes his lack of faith in President Martinez's (Blair Underwood) leadership and agrees to meet with an adversary. Senator Catherine Lewis (guest star Virginia Madsen, Sideways) reports the findings of her surreptitious blood testing of the White House staff only to find one holdout, someone very close to the President. Sophia (Laura Innes) pushes forward in her search for a super weapon. And, after witnessing injustices within the Sleeper community, Leila (Sarah Roemer) begins to question where she belongs.

The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, April 19 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
The New Zealand adventure continues in Queenstown, where the eight remaining contestants learn that the game is going to singles. This week’s challenge is river surfing, with the winning contestant getting the coveted prize of immunity, plus a helicopter ride to spectacular Milford Sound, one of New Zealand’s top tourist destinations. Zip-lining, rock climbing and bungee jumping highlight the rest of their memorable Queenstown experience before a weigh-in sends another player home

Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, April 19 at 10pm ET/ PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Dead Man Walking”
The mysterious death of an identical twin keeps Ethan (Geoffrey Arend) and Curtis (Windell D. Middlebrooks) guessing, especially about her twin sister Karen (Christina Hendricks, Mad Men. Meanwhile, Megan (Dana Delany) faces old demons when she visits her former boss at the hospital where she used to practice. A patient has died after recent surgery and Megan begins to suspect the victim's doctor. But as soon as she starts ruffling feathers, the hospital stonewalls.

Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 20 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT,10MT)
“Someone to Watch Over Lily”
To safeguard Lily's future in the event of an emergency, Mitchell ( Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron ( Eric Stonestreet) covertly evaluate Mitchell's family for legal-guardian material, but none of them make a convincing case, especially when they witness Alex (Ariel Winter) and Haley's (Sarah Hyland) delinquent behavior at school and learn of Claire's (Julie Bowan) secret trips with Luke (Nathan Gould) to a child psychologist.

Cougar Town (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT,10:30MT)
“Baby’s a Rock’n’Roller”
Jules (Courteney Cox) and Ellie (Christa Miller) differ on whether it’s more difficult to raise a baby in your 40s than in your 20s. Ellie tricks Jules into watching Baby Stan on her own for a day, but Jules is determined to prove how easy it is… especially when she’s roped in Grayson (Josh Hopkins) to help. Meanwhile, Andy (Ian Gomez) volunteers to be Laurie’s (Busy Philipps) wingman as she puts herself back out there after her split with Smith.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 20 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT/8MT)
“Your Couples Friend and Neighbour”
Jane (Eliza Coupe) insists that she and Brad (Damon Wayans, Jr. ) befriend a sophisticated couple, but Brad resists the idea. Max (Adam Pally) and Dave (Zachary Knighton) can’t figure out why food and other things are disappearing from their apartment. Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) confides to Max that Dave walks and eats in his sleep, but the truth is far stranger.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 20 at 10:30pm ET/PT (9:30CT/8:30MT)
***Additional Episode***
“Mein Coming Out “
The gang tries to convince Max (Adam Pally) to come out to his parents (guest stars Alan Rachins and Caroline Aaron) when the two visit Chicago and Max has to scramble yet again to get one of the ladies to pose as his girlfriend. Meanwhile Penny (Casey Wilson) meets the man of her dreams, (Doug Greg Cromer). He’s good looking, funny, successful . . . and he’s got a rather infamous last name. 

Community (s/NBC) Thursday, April 21 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Paradigms of Human Memory”
As the study group gathers to assemble their 20th and final Anthropology diorama of the year, they begin reminiscing about their favourite times together. Meanwhile, Troy’s (Donald Glover) pet monkey returns, only to disappear back into the school’s ventilation system. On the case, Senor Chang (Ken Jeong) quickly dives in to retrieve the monkey – along with all the loot he has stolen.

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, April 21 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Soul Mates”
Ann (Rashida Jones) convinces Leslie (Amy Poehler) to sign up for an online dating service, only to be matched with someone she already knows. Chris (Rob Lowe) decides to start a health initiative and challenges Ron (Nick Offerman) to a burger cook-off.

30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, April 21 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT) ***100TH Episode***
**One Hour ***
When Hank Hooper (Ken Howard) threatens to cancel “TGS”, Jack (Alec Baldwin) convinces him to allow Liz (Tina Fey) and company the chance to do their 100th episode. To produce the best show possible, however, Liz must deal with less-than-ideal working conditions. Amidst the chaos of show preparation, Jack starts doubting a key decision in his life and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) contemplates motherhood.

Fringe: Friday, April 22 at 9pm ET/ PT (8CT, 10MT)
“6:00AM EST”
The beginning of the end is triggered when Walternate (John Noble) finds a way to wreak havoc “over here” – putting both universes in jeopardy.

Extreme Makeover Home Edition: Sunday, April 17 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
Beverly Hill has a platinum heart to match her big ticket name. For more than 18 years she has opened up her home to over 35 foster children and leveraged her community by embarking on a mission to clothe and feed the homeless. After raising her two biological children, Beverly formally adopted six girls ranging in age from 9 to 18. Beverly’s generous spirit is rooted in her home, and extends well into the foundation of her community. Unfortunately the Hill-Burdette home is beginning to fail and its faulty construction is jeopardizing their passion for giving back. Now Extreme Makeover paves the way for a new life with a deafening big rig demolition.

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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