CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, JUNE 27 – SUNDAY, JULY 3
Regis Philbin, Susie Essman, and Tracy Morgan guest star in an all-new episode of The Marriage Ref
Bentley returns to The Bachelorette for the most dramatic rose ceremony to date
(Toronto – Thursday, June 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 Bachelorette, Season 7 (s/ABC): Monday, June 27 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
Breathtaking Hong Kong opens its doors to the Bachelorette and the remaining men, setting the stage for yet another emotional explosion. Before Ashley can even explore the wonders of Hong Kong has to offer, she is blown away when Chris Harrison informs her that the mean-spirited Bentley has flown all this way to see her. Later that day, Ashley whisks Lucas off on a fairy tale date. The couple walks the bustling streets of Hong Kong before sharing a romantic dinner on a vintage junk boat with the city’s panoramic skyline as a backdrop. The next day, Ashley welcomes six bachelors to famed Stanley Beach, where she asks them participate in the ancient Chinese pastime of dragon boat racing. Finally, Ashley, in an effort to be sincere and upfront, decides to tell her remaining bachelors about Bentley’s visit at the cocktail party – and the news doesn’t sit well with them. After the confrontational turmoil of the cocktail party, Ashley is not sure what to expect at the rose ceremony. However, she does believe that one of the six men she will take with her to enjoy Taiwan could be her future husband, as the time ticks down to the crucial hometown dates.
Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition (s/ABC): Monday, June 27 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
A former marching band queen from Oklahoma City, 24-year-old LaRhonda now weighs 433 pounds. When she lost her mother to diabetes, LaRhonda realized that she was headed on the same path -- and will die if she doesn’t change her ways. When trainer and transformation specialist Chris Powell surprises her in front of the flag team she coaches, LaRhonda promises that she will reverse the direction of her life, not only for herself, but for her whole family. Throughout her one year journey to safely lose almost half of her body weight, Chris helps LaRhonda face the dark secrets she’s covered with food and finally admit the childhood trauma that led her to become super obese.
America’s Got Talent (s/NBC): Tuesday, June 28 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
Celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne continue with auditions across the country. Nick Cannon hosts this variety competition series which features a colourful array of hopeful future stars as they compete for a chance to win a $1 million prize and become the most talented act in America.
Murdoch Mysteries: Tuesday, June 28 at 9pm ET/PT (8MT, 7CT)
When Percival Jenkins, the master of a wealthy household, is found face down in his morning porridge, Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) is plunged into the complex and stratified world of the upstairs rich and downstairs poor.
America’s Got Talent (s/NBC): Wednesday, June 29 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT) and 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 11MT)
Celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne continue with auditions across the country in search of the most talented act in America.
The Marriage Ref (s/NBC): Sunday, July 3 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 7MT)
Husbands and wives battle it out in front of a celebrity panel featuring Regis Philbin, Susie Essman and Tracy Morgan. A wife hates the 19th century tavern her husband has in their home, a husband wants his wife to dress sexier, and a husband thinks his wife buys too many ponytails. Tom Papa hosts and the audience votes which winner is the "Rightest of the Right."
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