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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, May 9 – Sunday, May 15


Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, May 9 – Sunday, May 15




(Toronto – May 5, 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, May 9 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
When Ted (Josh Radnor) is faced with an important decision that might affect his future with Zoey (Jennifer Morrison), the gang expresses their true feelings about her.

The Event (s/NBC): Monday, May 9 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“One Will Live, One Will Die”
With doubt still surrounding the tragedy at the White House, Sterling (Željko Ivanek) encounters an unlikely ally in Simon (Ian Anthony Dale), who risks his life to return with a possible antidote. Against the wishes of Chief of Staff Richard Peel (guest star Roger Bart, Desperate Housewives), Jarvis (Bill Smitrovich) authorizes an air strike to neutralize them. Meanwhile, Sophia (Laura Innes) continues on her diabolical plan to exterminate the human race, now with the help of an unwitting accomplice -- Leila (Sarah Roemer).

The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, May 10 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
It’s “finals week” and each contestant will be tested by the trainers to see how much they’ve really learned at The Biggest Loser ranch, with the winner claiming a big cash prize. The players get a chance to add to their overall test scores by competing against each other in four different exercises. Later, the contestants are put to another test with a stair-building challenge involving weighted sandbags. The winner gets a weigh-in advantage that could help determine who makes it to the final four – and who is sent home.

Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, May 10 at 10pm ET/ PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Buried Secrets”
The high-profile, hit-and-run death of a Philadelphia homicide detective hits close to home with Detective Samantha “Sam” Baker (Sonja Sojn). As Megan (Dana Delaney) and the team dig deeper to avenge the death of one of their own, Megan realizes how important the bond between a parent and daughter is and misses her own close relationship with her daughter. Meanwhile, Megan must go to her mother, Judge Joan Hunt (guest star Joanna Cassidy), with whom she has a strained relationship, to ask for her help in the investigation.
Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 11 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Good Cop, Bad Dog”
Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire's (Julie Bowen) decision to reverse their respective "good cop, bad cop" roles throws the kids for a loop. Meanwhile, Jay (Ed O’Neill) offers advice to an entrepreneur (guest star Lin-Manuel Miranda) about a dog-training business; and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) has a bout with the flu that threatens to ruin Mitchell's (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) plans to attend a Lady Gaga concert.
Cougar Town (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 11 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT,10:30MT)
When Travis (Dan Byrd) suffers his first truly broken heart, Jules (Courteney Cox) and Bobby (Brian Van Holt) are at a loss as to how to help him. Meanwhile, Grayson (Josh Hopkins) stands up to Jules when she tries to tell him what to do, and Ellie (Christa Miller) turns to Laurie (Busy Philipps) for support when Andy's (Ian Gomez) overly flirty sister-in-law (guest star Nia Vardalos, My Big Fat Greek Wedding) comes to visit.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 11 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“The Girl With The David Tattoo”
Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) and Dave's (Zachary Knighton) his-and-hers tattoos come back to haunt them now that they're no longer a couple; Jane (Casey Wilson) meddles in Max's (Adam Pally) love life when she thinks he's passing on the perfect guy (guest star O-T Fagbenle, Breaking and Entering); and Brad (Damon Wayans) takes a stand at Rosalita's against the world's worst waiter (B.J. Bales, Scouts Honour), with unexpected results.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 11 at 10:30 ET/PT (9:30CT, 8:30MT)
“You’ve Got Male”
Dave (Zachary Knighton) is thrilled when the gang’s old high school teacher, Alan (guest star Rob Huebel), turns up, since he was a huge influence in his life. But when Penny (Casey Wilson) goes out on a date with Alan, she realizes he’s not the guy Dave thinks he is and worries he’ll let her friend down. Meanwhile Max (Adam Pally) decides to organize a small business protest when a big coffee chain moves next to Alex’s shop, not realizing that the new place is owned by Ian (Max Greenfield), the cute new guy he just started dating.

Community (s/NBC) Thursday, May 12 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) **Season Finale**
“For A Few Paintballs More”
(Part 2 of 2) – As the Greendale year-end paintball extravaganza continues, the game takes a dramatic turn with new intruders arriving on the scene. The study group battles it out on various fronts and despite their arguments over strategy, they are all in agreement that they must unite to defeat the enemy.

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, May 12 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 7:30MT)
“The Fight”
When Leslie (Amy Poehler) tries to get Ann (Rashida Jones) a job at city hall, her lukewarm reaction causes their first-ever fight. Tom (Aziz Ansari) invites the entire department to the Snakehole Lounge to help him promote his new alcohol, “Snake Juice.”

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, May 12 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9:00CT, 8:00MT)
“Road Trip”
When Chris (Rob Lowe) sends Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) on a trip to Indianapolis, Leslie is afraid she won’t be able to deny her feelings for him. Ron (Nick Offerman) teaches a young student about his views on government. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) gets his feelings hurt by April (Aubrey Plaza) after playing Tom’s (Aziz Ansari) new game.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition(s/ABC): Sunday, May 15 at 8:00pm ET/PT (7CT/9MT)
**Season Finale***
“The Sharrock Family”
The energetic and lively 9-year-old Patrick Sharrock from Rossville, Georgia manages to inspire everyone he’s around. His positive attitude is even more remarkable because of his rare genetic condition, commonly known as brittlebone disease, where even the slightest bump could cause his bones to snap. Patrick and his parents, Cindy and Michael, are flown to Hollywood so that he can meet his own personal hero, the young actor Atticus Shaffer from the comedy series, The Middle. Like Patrick, Atticus also has a form of brittle bone disease. The family’s 50-year-old crumbling house is a major landmine for him. It’s up to the EM:HE design team to build a safe environment that Patrick can call home in just seven days.

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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