CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2
-New series Terra Nova premieres with a two-hour adventure packed episode-
-Private Practice makes its network debut on Citytv-
-Catch the series premiere of cheeky new comedy Suburgatory-
(Toronto –Thursday, September 22, 2011) Next week, Citytv continues to roll out its fall lineup with exciting episodes of fan favourite dramas, comedies and reality shows. See below for programming highlights.
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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for September 26 – October 2. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls in the Eastern and Mountain time zones next week.
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): Monday, September 26 at 7PT/6CT on Citytv (8pm ET on OMNI 1/ 9MT on OMNI Alberta)
“The Ducky Tie”
After Ted (Josh Radnor) runs into an old girlfriend, he tries to make amends for cheating during their relationship. Meanwhile, Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) make a bet with Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) that could force him to wear Marshall's ducky tie.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): Monday, September 26 at 7:30 PT /6:30CT on Citytv (8:30 ET on
OMNI 1/ 9:30pm MT on OMNI Alberta)
“The Break-up Scene”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) thinks she’s doing Max (Kat Dennings) a favour — but she is really stealing Max’s thunder — when she takes it upon herself to facilitate Max’s breakup with Robbie (Noah Mills, Sex and the City 2).
Terra Nova (s/FOX): Monday, September 26 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
***Two-hour Series Premiere***
“Genesis Part 1”
The Shannon family travels back in time to the Terra Nova settlement, where they begin a new life. But Terra Nova holds wonders – and dangers – they never expected.
“Genesis Part 2”
Josh (Landon Liboiron) and his new friends find themselves in terrible danger, and the adults must come to their rescue.
The Playboy Club (s/NBC): Monday, September 26 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“The Scarlett Bunny”
The bunnies are excited to learn there will be a contest to be a Playboy magazine cover girl, but for some, it means revealing their past. New bunny mother Carol-Lynne (Laura Benanti) begins training the women to be the perfect bunny - especially new bunny Maureen (Amber Heard). Meanwhile, Nick (Eddie Cibrian) gets Mayor Daley’s (guest star Art LeFleur, Hostage) support to run for District Attorney with a little help from an unlikely source.
The Biggest Loser: Tuesday, September 27 at 7pm ET/PT (6CT, 9MT)
This week, the contestants learn that the gym will only be open three times a day, and each team will only have one two-hour daily time-slot to work out. Then, all teams use their weight to move a ball through a maze over water in a wild challenge that proves to be much harder than it looks. Later, a player is sent home after the weigh-in yields a very surprising number.
New Girl (s/FOX): Tuesday, September 27 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT/MT)
Nick (Jake Johnson) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) convince Jess (Zooey Deschanel) to get her stuff out of her ex-boyfriend’s apartment. Then, Jess meets new roommate Winston (Lamorne Morris), who has just returned from playing basketball in Latvia; and Winston tries to get his old room back from Schmidt.
Raising Hope (s/FOX) Tuesday, September 27 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT/MT)
“Sabrina Has Money”
When Burt (Garret Dillahunt) discovers that Sabrina (Shannon Marie Woodward) is the daughter of his wealthy new client, he lets the family in on her secret. Embarrassed by her family’s wealth, she reluctantly introduces the Chance family to her father, Cap (Stephen Root, No Country for Old Men).
Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, September 27 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 11MT)
When a wealthy tycoon’s much younger wife is shot at a family deer-hunting outing, suspects abound. The tycoon, Martin Loeb (Jay Karnes, Sons of Anarchy is such a likely suspect that Megan (Dana Delany) openly accuses him and is fired from the case. Martin’s ex-wife, Alexandra Loeb (guest star Jessica Tuck, Judging Amy), had a clear financial motive, but his grown children are also potential suspects.
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, September 28 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
With Sue (Eden Sher) now in high school, Axl (Charlie McDermott ) decides to play a mischievous trick on her, which earns his perfectionist sister a collection of tardy slips. Meanwhile, Mike (Neil Flynn) sets up a meeting with Brick’s (Atticus Shaffer) new fourth grade teacher, Mr. Wilkerson, after learning that he’s allowing his son to skip gym class.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, September 28 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
With her motorcycle boots and oversized backpack, 16-year-old Tessa (Jane Levy, Shameless) is perfectly at ease navigating the urban jungle she grew up in – New York City. But when her dad, George (Jeremy Sisto, Law & Order), a handsome architect in his late 30s, relocates her to greener pastures in the suburbs, Tessa goes into culture shock.
Modern Family (s/ ABC): Wednesday, September 28 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Phil on a Wire”
Cam (Eric Stonestreet) announces that he’s going on a juice fast. Knowing that he’ll bear the brunt of Cam’s rage over his constant hunger pangs, Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson), heads it off by joining Cam on the fast. Phil (Ty Burrell) is inspired by a documentary on tightrope walking, and takes it up himself.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, September 28 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Blax, Snake, Home”
Penny (Casey Wilson) buys her first home, an “amah-zing” condo complete with a wine fridge and Italian marble. But will the new digs really signal “the year of Penny” and turn her life around?
Revenge (s/ABC): Wednesday, September 28 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
Emily (Emily VanCamp) sets her sights on her next target, a wealthy hedge funds manager and trusted family friend who testified in the trial that wrongfully convicted her father. She uses her connection with Nolan (Gabriel Mann) to her benefit, unbeknownst to him, and also manages to go on her very first date with Daniel (Josh Bowman). Meanwhile, Victoria’s (Madeleine Stowe) suspicions about Emily grow and she starts digging to find out a little more about this new arrival to the Hamptons.
Community (s/NBC): Thursday, September 29 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Geography of Global Conflicts”
As Chang (Ken Jeong) settles into his new job as a campus security officer, Britta (Gillian Jacobs) is overwhelmed with feelings of civil disobedience when a friend is taken hostage in a foreign country. Meanwhile, Annie (Alison Brie) enlists the study group to help her defeat her new “friend” Annie Kim (Irene Choi) in a model United Nations competition, while Professor Cligoris (Martin Starr, Party Down) struggles to maintain decorum.
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, September 29 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Ron and Tammy’s”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) is forced to intervene when Tammy One (guest star Patricia Clarkson, Easy A) re-enters Ron’s (Nick Offerman) life and begins controlling his every move. Ben (Adam Scott) tries to help Tom (Aziz Ansari) balance the books at his new company, while Ann (Rashida Jones) makes a PSA starring Chris (Rob Lowe). Megan Mullally (Will and Grace) and Detlef Schrempf also guest star.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): Thursday, September 29 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
When they are given the Social Security Number of a teenager who was killed two years ago, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) begin to question the infallibility of The Machine. Meanwhile, Finch flashes back to The Machine’s origin and how it was developed.
Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, September 29 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
***Season and Network Premiere***
Sam (Taye Diggs), Cooper (Paul Adelstein), Charlotte (KaDee Strickland) and Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) team up to save the life of their friend Pete (Tim Daly) after he suffers a heart attack. Meanwhile, Addison’s (Kate Walsh) desire to have a baby leads her to see Jake Reilly (Benjamin Bratt), her recent mystery man, in a most surprising place.
Fringe (s/FOX): Friday, September 30 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“One Night in October”
The Fringe teams work together when a serial killer "over there" builds an impressive body count, but the case takes an interesting turn after the murderer's alternate identity "over here," a forensic psychologist, is brought into the investigation. This opens up the possibility of transporting civilians from one universe to the other.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (s/ABC); Sunday, October 2 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
Jonah Gomez is like any loveable, mischievous little boy in the first grade, with hopes and dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. His love of life has not been diminished by the fact that he has blood disorders, which have caused him to undergo open-heart surgery. The Gomez family is loved in the community, which has rallied to help keep Jonah happy and healthy, while also spreading the word about the importance of bone marrow donation. During the EM:HE build, thousands of volunteers sign up to be bone marrow donors.
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