CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
- NFL stars Clay Matthews, Drew Brees, Tim Tebow, Tony Gonzalez, Shawne Merriman and Eric Dickerson guest star on The Biggest Loser this week -
(Toronto –Thursday, September 29, 2011) Next week Citytv continues to bring viewers all-new 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 October 3 – October 9. All programming is subject to change.
Terra Nova (s/FOX): Monday, October 3 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
When Terra Nova comes under attack from a legion of Pterosaurs (pre-historic dinosaur birds), Jim (Jason O’Mara) must find a way to save the colony before it’s completely overtaken. Meanwhile, Elisabeth (Shelly Conn) discovers a former flame is also living in Terra Nova and may have been responsible for her recruitment; Skye (Allison Miller) tries to make Josh (Landon Liboiron) feel at home; and Reynolds (Dean Geyer) gets protective of Maddy (Naomi Scott).
How I Met Your Mother: Monday, October 3 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“The Stinson Missile Crisis”
After Robin (Cobie Smulders) assaults a girl who is out to ruin Barney's (Neil Patrick Harris) relationship, she is forced to begin court-mandated therapy sessions. Meanwhile, Ted (Josh Radnor) gets too involved in Lily's (Alyson Hannigan) pregnancy.
2 Broke Girls: Monday, October 3 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT/10:30MT)
“And the Strokes of Goodwill”
Max (Kat Dennings) introduces Caroline (Beth Behrs) to the art of thrift store shopping, which takes a dangerous turn when a battle erupts over a t-shirt.
The Playboy Club (s/NBC): Monday, October 3 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“A Matter of Simple Duplicity”
Carol-Lynne (Laura Benanti) and Billy (David Krumholtz) decide to hire Doris (guest star Carrie Coon, Rebuilt), a new bunny at the club, only to learn she has her own hidden agenda. Tension grows between Nick (Eddie Cibrian) and Carol-Lynne as he gets into the political race and his potential campaign manager Sean (guest star Sean Maher, Make It or Break It) sets him up with Frances Dunhill (guest star Cassidy Freeman, Smallville), a wealthy socialite. Meanwhile, Maureen (Amber Heard) gets close to John Bianchi (guest star Troy Garity, Barbershop) in order to keep herself safe, but learns nothing is ever easy when dealing with the mob.
The Biggest Loser: Tuesday, October 4 at 7pm ET/PT (6CT, 9MT)
It’s NFL week at the ranch, and the competition to be the Biggest Loser of the week is fiercer than ever with the weigh-in winner getting an amazing prize – a VIP trip for two to the Super Bowl! To win the challenge, the contestants have to be the best at a football throwing challenge in which they compete alongside Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez. Later, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, Buffalo Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman and Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson help put the contestants through last chance workouts they’ll never forget before a tense weigh-in reveals which player gets the coveted Super Bowl tickets.
New Girl (s/FOX): Tuesday, October 4 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT/8MT)
The guys are invited to a wedding of a mutual friend. Nick (Jake Johnson), fearful he will run into his ex-girlfriend Caroline (guest star Mary Elizabeth Ellis), asks Jess (Zooey Deschanel) to be his date. Meanwhile, Winston (Lamorne Morris) takes his role as an usher very seriously and gets competitive on the dance floor with a young guest. Schmidt (Max Greenfield) not only catches the eye of a beautiful woman (guest star Katie Cassidy), but also his “frenemy” Gretchen (guest star Natasha Lyonne) whom he sleeps with at every wedding reception.
Raising Hope (s/FOX) Tuesday, October 4 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT/8:30MT)
When a ponytailed hippie who kidnapped Burt (Garret Dillahunt) 20 years ago unexpectedly pays the Chance family a visit, they discover that Burt’s disappearance wasn’t all it appeared to be. Meanwhile, Jimmy’s (Lucas Neff) jealousy creeps out when Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) anxiously awaits a text from her boyfriend.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, October 4 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 11MT)
Megan (Dana Delany) investigates the death of a young nanny run down by a car and discovers that her five-year-old charge has been kidnapped and requires medication. A handsome FBI agent, Derek Ames (Cliff Curtis, The Last Airbender), is assigned to the case.
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 5 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
After being mortifyingly humiliated due to a family member’s actions, Frankie (Patricia Heaton) has a meltdown and decrees that major changes need to take place in every aspect of the Heck household – and then packs up and abruptly leaves. But Frankie’s not gone for good. She heads to her mother’s house for a little TLC and motherly advice to help her through the humiliation.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 5 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
Tessa's (Jane Levy) unexpected attraction to her neighbour gives her the willies; and George (Jeremy Sisto) wonders if he's up to the demanding suburban standards for throwing a barbecue.
Modern Family (s/ ABC): Wednesday, October 5 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Door to Door”
Jay (Ed O’Neill) helps Manny (Rico Rodriguez) sell wrapping paper for a school fundraiser; Claire (Julie Bowen) campaigns for a stop sign at a busy intersection; Phil (Ty Burrell) and Luke (Nolan Gould) throw themselves into making a viral video sensation; and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) loses Stella the dog.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 5 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
Alex’s (Elisha Cuthbert) cute line of slogan t-shirts for babies – “Put Me to Bed” – become inappropriately popular with teen girls, who make her store their newest hangout..Meanwhile, Jane (Eliza Coupe) channels her inner mom as she goes in search of her “egg daughter,” the now 11-year-old girl she thinks is the result of the egg she donated in college.
Revenge (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 5 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
With unexpected assistance from her new ally, Nolan (Gabriel Mann), Emily (Emily VanCamp) makes it her mission to destroy the political and professional life of the district attorney who convicted her father. Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) very privately grieves the loss of her only true love while plotting to confirm her suspicions about Emily’s past. Meanwhile, Daniel (Josh Bowman) exposes a side of himself that Emily finds impossible to resist.
Community (s/NBC): Thursday, October 6 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
As the study group sets to work on their first big assignment in biology – a terrarium – they are driven to distraction over how they should pair off to do their project. Elsewhere on campus, Chang (Ken Jeong) patrols the school grounds looking for signs of trouble and imagines himself in a noir detective mystery.
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, October 6 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Born and Raised”
While promoting her new book about Pawnee, Leslie (Amy Poehler) falls prey to some "gotcha" journalism. Meanwhile, Ann (Rashida Jones) is determined to bond with Ron (Nick Offerman) and April (Aubrey Plaza).
Person of Interest (s/CBS): Thursday, October 6 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
Reese (Jim Caviezel) joins a gang of thieves to infiltrate a crime ring.
Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, October 6 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Breaking the Rules”
The Oceanside Wellness doctors interview potential replacements for Naomi, including Jake Reilly (Benjamin Bratt), and no one understands Addison’s (Kate Walsh) resistance to hiring him. Meanwhile, Cooper (Paul Adelstein) breaks the law and crosses his wife, Charlotte (KaDee Strickland), in an effort to get cord blood for a young, sick patient.
Fringe (s/FOX): Friday, October 7 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Alone in the World”
When two 12-year-old kids bully another boy, they are found dead…and just hours after dying, their bodies are shockingly in an advanced state of decomposition. As the Fringe team investigates the mysterious case, they uncover an amorphous figure claiming more victims. Meanwhile, Walter (John Noble) becomes increasingly distracted by his hallucinations.
Dussault Inc. (Citytv Original Series): Saturday, October 8 at 8:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 8:30MT)
When Ayden is caught playing with firecrackers, Mashiah wants to ground him, but Jason takes him snowboarding to teach him a lesson.
**Dussault Inc. fans are invited to join reality stars Jason Dussault and Mashiah Vaughn in a one-hour, LIVE chat Saturday, October 8 at midnight ET (11:00 CT, 10:00MT, 9:00PT) on Citytv.com.Find out what it’s like to design for big name celebrities and what the ups and downs are of having their own reality show. The questions lie in the hands of the fans and Jason and Mashiah can’t wait to get interactive.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (s/ABC): Sunday, October 9 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“The Rucker Family”
Fifth grader Anaiah Rucker risked her life to save her younger sister Camry, by pushing her sister out of an oncoming truck’s path, and getting struck instead. Anaiah sustained life-threatening injuries, including a leg amputation that has left her wheel-chair bound. Undaunted she dreams of playing sports again. The EM:HE design team has just seven days to build the Rucker family a new home that is ADA-accessible and obstacle free. In the meantime, the Ruckers visit Walt Disney World and Anaiah receives a surprise visit from Orlando Magic player Dwight Howard and Paralympic Sitting Volleyball team member Katie Holloway.
Check out Citytv.com for full episodes and exciting extras from some of your favourite Citytv programming, including the summer hit America’s Got Talent, available next day, post broadcast. You can now also catch up on your iPad by downloading the free Citytv video app on iTunes Canada. Breakfast Television Toronto and CityLine, both stream live online and on the Citytv iPad app from 6:00 am to 9:00am ET and between 9:00am-10:00amET respectively.
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