CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 (UPDATED)
- Tim Allen returns to the small screen in the new series Last Man Standing-
- Catch guest stars Nick Zano (Cougar Town) on 2 Broke Girls and David Cross (Arrested Development) on Modern Family -
- A mysterious outbreak lines a new action-packed episode of Terra Nova -
(Toronto –Friday, October 7, 2011) Next week, Citytv brings Tim Allen back to the small screen, in the all-new comedy series Last Man Standing. Watch as he attempts to be a “man’s man” in a house full of women. See below for additional programming highlights.
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The following is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for October 10 – October 16. All programming is subject to change.
How I Met Your Mother: Monday, October 10 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
When Marshall (Jason Segel) witnesses his boss's soft approach in settling with a million dollar company, he takes matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Ted (Josh Radnor) takes his architecture class on a field trip and things don't go as planned.
2 Broke Girls: Monday, October 10 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“The Rich People Problems”
Max (Kat Dennings) gets a taste of Caroline's (Beth Behrs) posh life when they break into her former townhouse to retrieve her night guard. Nick Zano (Cougar Town) guest stars.
Terra Nova (s/FOX): Monday, October 10 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
When Elisabeth (Shelley Conn), Jim (Jason O'Mara), Malcolm (Rod Hallett) and Taylor (Stephen Lang) investigate radio silence at a nearby scientific outpost, they discover an outbreak of a mysterious virus causing memory loss, paranoia and eventually death. The group must work together to find a cure before they lose their sanity and all of Terra Nova is infected.
Law & Order: UK: Monday, October 10 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“The Wrong Man”
Brought into A&E with flu-like symptoms and leaving in a body bag, Suzanne Morton’s death
is treated as suspicious by Ronnie Brooks (Bradley Walsh) and Matt Devlin (Jamie
Bamber). They investigate a hospital department which has had three such untimely deaths
within six months. As they discover the state of the A&E the night Suzanne died, Brooks and Devlin race to find the killer before another victim is found dead.
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, October 11 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
This week, the contestants are surprised by three special guests – past season contestants Hannah Curlee, Adam Hurtado and Marci Crozier, who each visit and inspire the team that represents his or her respective age group. Then, all the players are off to a wild weather challenge in which they have to race while battling the elements – including wind, rain and snow – to win coveted letters from home. The winning team receives an unexpected and very emotional bonus prize. Later, trainer Bob Harper takes his team to the pool for last-chance workouts, where one player tries to overcome his fear of the water. Meanwhile, trainer Dolvett Quince pushes his team to new heights in the gym; and trainer Anna Kournikova takes her team to a favourite spot – the new Biggest Loser tennis court. In the end, the losing team at this week’s weigh-in must decide who will be going home.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, October 11 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
Episodic information is not available.
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 12 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
Axl's (Charlie McDermott) slacker attitude regarding the PSATs angers Frankie (Patricia Heaton), who makes him contemplate his future. Elsewhere, Sue (Eden Sher) sets her sights on becoming a cheerleader; and Mike (Neil Flynn) wants Brick (Atticus Shaffer) to defend himself against some school bullies.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 12 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
George (Jeremy Sisto) joins the PTA (Parent-Teacher Association) and quickly becomes well-liked by the other moms, causing former PTA queen bee Sheila Shay (Ana Gasteyer, Saturday Night Live) to feel threatened. Meanwhile, Tessa (Jane Levy) joins the school newspaper and helps Malik (Maestro Harrell,The Wire) revamp it into a tabloid-style paper.
Modern Family (s/ ABC): Wednesday, October 12 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Hit and Run”
Jay is frustrated at work (Ed O'Neill) and Manny (Rico Rodriguez) is stressed out about school, but neither seem to want, Gloria’s (Sofia Vergara) help. Meanwhile, Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) run into Councilman Duane Bailey (David Cross, Arrested Development), as he campaigns for his second run. .Then, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) get into a fender bender which becomes the tipping point for all the men in the family to take out their frustrations on the kids.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 12 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
Penny’s (Casey Wilson) perpetually optimistic mom, Dana (Megan Mullally, Will and Grace), is in town for a singing gig at a boat show. Her enthusiasm inspires the gang, but when Penny finds out she’s hiding some less-than-happy news, she decides it’s time to give mom a reality check.
Revenge (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 12 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
The recent scandals have the Graysons on edge, driving Conrad (Henry Czerny) to pay a secret visit to Lydia (Amber Valletta, Hitch) and Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) to submerse herself in her mothers and daughters charity event for mental health. The benefit provides the perfect opportunity for Emily (Emily VanCamp) to take down Dr. Michelle Banks (Amy Landecker, Dan in Real Life), the psychiatrist responsible for institutionalizing her as a little girl, separating her from her dad for good. Meanwhile, Jack (Nick Wechsler) and Declan (Connor Paolo) face a difficult decision about the future of the bar; and Daniel’s college buddy, Tyler (Ashton Holmes, Nikita), gives proof to Emily’s apprehensions.
Community (s/NBC): Thursday, October 13 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Remedial Chaos Theory”
When Troy (Donald Glover) and Abed (Danny Pudi) decide to share an apartment, they host a party for the group, which takes on an altered reality as several scenarios play out.
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, October 13 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
In an effort to fight the inequality of Ron's (Nick Offerman) boys-only wilderness group, Leslie (Amy Poehler) takes her girls-only troop, the Pawnee Goddesses, on an adventure weekend. Meanwhile, Tom (Aziz Ansari) and Donna Meagle (Retta Sirleaf) force Ben (Adam Scott) to join them for a day of relaxation; and Chris (Rob Lowe) finds a reason to spend time with Jerry (Jim O'Heir).
Person of Interest (s/CBS): Thursday, October 13 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Cura Te Ipsum”
Episodic information is not available.
Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, October 13 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Deal With It”
Addison (Kate Walsh) and Jake (Benjamin Bratt) work with a patient who wants to have a baby even though she doesn’t have a uterus. Meanwhile, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone), back in AA and seemingly back on track, treats a Parkinson’s disease patient who habitually cheats on her husband; Violet (Amy Brenneman), struggling to be a stay-at-home mom, attends a mommy group and finds it’s not for her; and Cooper (Paul Adelstein) receives the surprise of his life.
Fringe (s/FOX): Friday, October 14 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
As the victims of a highly intelligent serial killer “over there” stack up, the Fringe Division “over here” is asked to assist. As the two sides tangle and innocent people remain at risk, the suspect’s doppelganger “over here,” a professor who teaches forensic psychology, is brought into the fold and forces the team to consider the notion of sending civilians to the other side.
Last Man Standing: Sunday, October 16 at 7:30pm ET (6:30 CT, 7PT/MT)
**One-Hour Season Premiere**
Mike Baxter (Tim Allen, Home Improvement) is the marketing director for an iconic outdoor sporting goods store who loves to have adventures while travelling for work. While Mike is king of the hill at work, he's the odd man out in a home that is dominated by women - -- namely his wife, Vanessa, (Nancy Travis, Becker), and their three daughters, 22-year-old Kristin (Alexandra Krosney), 17-year-old Mandy (Molly Ephraim,) and 14-year-old Eve (Kaitlyn Dever). After being a stay-at-home mom for years, Vanessa recently returned to the workplace resulting in Mike taking on a more hands-on parenting role in his female-dominated home.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (s/ABC); Sunday, October 16 at 8:30pm ET (8PT, 7:30CT, 9MT)
“The Korpai Family”
Jimmy and Darlene Korpai had been carefully planning their life since they were 17, but everything changed when their daughter Hailey was born with a form of dwarfism. Now, they strive to be advocates for their daughter, becoming president and vice-president of the New York chapter of Little People of America. The Korpai’s home is unsuitable for Hailey’s needs and the needs of their organization, so the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition design team has seven days to build a safe, secure and accessible home for Hailey and Little People of America visitors. As the team starts on the reconstruction, the Korpais are whisked on a Disney cruise and trip to New York City, where their personal heroes, Dr. Jen Arnold and Bill Klein (The Little Couple), surprise them with a big reveal. Meanwhile, Paul DiMeo enlists the help of Matt Roloff (Little People, Big World) who lends insight to some of Hailey’s needs.
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