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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, May 16 – Sunday, May 22




(Toronto – May 12, 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 16 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)**Season Finale**
“Challenge Accepted”
Robin (Cobie Smulders) and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) bond when they intervene in Ted's relationship and Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) watch a ticking clock as Marshall fears that he soon will be the victim of food poisoning. Meanwhile, Ted performs his best man duties at a very important wedding.

The Event (s/NBC): Monday, May 16 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“The Beginning of the End”
President Martinez (Blair Underwood) makes a triumphant albeit shaky return to the White House, determined to punish the traitors who conspired against him. Sophia (Laura Innes) forges ahead with her plan, while battling a new enemy -- the guilt that has begun to plague her. Sean (Jason Ritter) and Vicky (Taylor Cole) form an impromptu team with Sterling (Željko Ivanek) and Simon (Ian Anthony Dale) in order to track down Sophia's headquarters and stop her before the destruction of all mankind.

The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, May 17 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
It’s down to the final four contestants, and this week kicks off with a trip to the golf course. Season 10 winner Patrick House cheers the players on as they “put the weight back on” in one of the toughest challenges of the season. Carrying a heavy golf bag filled with flags weighted for how much they lost each week, each player races from hole to hole, dropping the flags along the way and reminding themselves just how far they’ve really come. Then, one last weigh-in determines who the two definite finalists will be – and which two contestants fall below the yellow line, leaving America to vote who will be the third finalist to compete for the grand prize of $250,000.

Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, May 17 at 10pm ET/ PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Broken Home”
When Nikki Parkson, a philanthropic young socialite, dies, Megan (Dana Delany) suspects foul play, despite the fact that Nikki suffered from a terminal illness. Nikki’s grieving mother (guest star Jill Eikenberry, Something Borrowed) and brother are devastated that their attempts at a dignified funeral are halted by Megan’s investigation. Frustrating Megan’s team is the fact that Nikki’s body holds few clues, since she was embalmed before the autopsy.
Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 18 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“See You Next Fall”
The whole family is gathering at Jay’s (Ed O’Neill) before heading out to Alex’s (Ariel Winters) graduation ceremony from middle school. At the house, Jay is preoccupied with hiding a Botox mishap from everyone, Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) is upset about Mitchell’s (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) habit of laughing at his expense, and Phil (Ty Burrell) tries to sympathize with - yet also antagonize – Claire (Julie Bowen) on her impending breakdown over the kids growing up too fast. All of this, plus a faulty gate, could mean they miss Alex’s big moment.
Cougar Town (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 18 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT,10:30MT)
“Free Fallin”
As Travis (Dan Byrd) continues on a downward spiral from his breakup with Kirsten, Jules (Courteney Cox) decides it’s time to give him some tough love. Meanwhile, Andy (Ian Gomez) advises Bobby (Brian Van Holt)and Laurie (Busy Phillipps) on their new business with the help of Lou Diamond Phillips (guest starring as himself), and Ellie (Christa Miller) and Grayson (Josh Hopkins) are threatened by three occult kids.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 18 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Bo Fight”
After the wedding fiasco, Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) hijacks Penny (Casey Wilson) for a series of “girls’ night outs,” including a cooking class with an obnoxious chef. Dave (Zachary Knighton) moves in with Max (Adam Pally), who convinces him to hunt down the interloper who ruined his wedding . . . . if only either of them can sober up enough to remember his name.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, May 18 at 10:30 ET/PT (9:30CT, 8:30MT)
“Barefoot Pedaler”
Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) and Dave (Zachary Knighton), determined to prove that they can co-exist in the same space, convince the rest of the gang to go to a Barefoot Pedaler concert, a band that was big in their college days. But things don’t go as planned when members of Dave’s old frat turn up and tell him they’ve seen the infamous wedding video; Jane (Eliza Coupe) gets progressively more drunk; Brad (Damon Wayans, Jr) tries to avoid Alex and Dave’s constant bickering; and Penny (Casey Wilson), who slept with a member of the band back in the day, is determined to go backstage.

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, May 19 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“The Bubble”
Everyone in the office is unhappy when Chris (Rob Lowe) decides to make some big changes in the parks department -- especially Tom (Aziz Ansari) who starts to question his career choices. Leslie (Amy Poehler) is caught off guard when Ben (Adam Scott) has a meeting with her mom.

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, May 19 at 10:30pm ET/PT (9:30CT, 8:30MT)
**Season Finale**
“Li’l Sebastian”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) and the parks team put together a memorial service for a dearly departed friend. Meanwhile, Tom (Aziz Ansari) makes a big life decision, while Chris (Rob Lowe) reacts badly to a health problem.

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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