CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 17 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23
- Citytv’s comedy block will keep you laughing Wednesday nights with hit series The Middle, Suburgatory, Modern Family and Happy Endings
- Guest star Kal Penn joins the gang on How I Met Your Mother -
- Extreme Makeover: Home Edition moves to Friday nights with back-to-back episodes -
(Toronto –Thursday, October 13, 2011) Next week, Citytv delivers non-stop Wednesday night laughs with its top-notch comedy block featuring hilarious family-centered series. It’s ‘90s fever over at the diner when the girls turn it into a ‘90s theme party, in a new episode of 2 Broke Girls Monday night.
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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for October 17 – October 23. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls across the Eastern, Mountain and Pacific time zones. Please also note day and time changes for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and Parks and Recreation, as well as a time change for The Biggest Loser, Rules of Engagement and Dussault Inc.
How I Met Your Mother: Monday, October 17 at 7pm PT/8MT/10CT on Citytv (8pm ET on OMNI 2)
“Mystery V. History”
When Ted (Josh Radnor) goes on a date without researching the girl on the Internet, the gang interferes, showing Kevin (Kal Penn, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle) that they are too into each other's business. Meanwhile, Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel) come to terms with finding out the sex of their baby.
2 Broke Girls: Monday, October 17 at 7:30PT/8:30MT/10:30CT on Citytv (8:30pm ET on OMNI 2)
“The 90’s Horse Party”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) and Max (Kat Dennings) throw a ‘90s-themed party at the diner to attract rich hipsters and raise money for their cupcake business. Caroline is horrified when her rich ex-boyfriend, William (Travis Van Winkle, 90210), comes into the diner.
Terra Nova (s/FOX): Monday, October 17 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
When an orphaned “Sixer” girl comes to Terra Nova seeking asylum, Jim (Jason O'Mara) and the Shannons are at odds over trusting her. Meanwhile,Mira (Christine Adams) plots to reclaim a valued possession; Taylor (Stephen Lang) begins to suspect there is a traitor in his midst; and Reynolds (Dean Geyer) admits his feelings for Maddy (Naomi Scott).
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Monday, October 17 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
***Encore Presentation*** ***Time Change***
“I’m Leslie Knope”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) has to either break up with Ben (Adam Scott) or follow her dream of running for office. Ann (Rashida Jones) is forced to dispense medical advice after making an unexpected diagnosis. Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) prepares for the return of his first ex-wife, Tammy One (Patricia Clarkson, Friends with Benefits).
Law & Order: UK: Monday, October 17 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
After a nightclub is peppered with bullets, two victims are left bleeding on the floor and the start of a deadly gun rampage through the streets of London leaves Matt (Jamie Bamber) and Ronnie (Bradley Walsh) searching for the perpetrators. As they work to track down the Bonnie and Clyde duo wreaking havoc on the city, a capture is far from closure when defense barrister Phyllis Gladstone (Lesley Manville) takes on the case. With two sides to every story, the team is under pressure to make sure someone is held responsible for a murderous spree that cost five lives.
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, October 18 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
One player is chosen to go home this week with their trainer, and get the coveted prize of immunity. But the prize doesn’t look quite as desirable when the chosen contestant learns that their weight will be the only weight that counts for their team this week. Meanwhile, the players left at the ranch race through a maze to fill a large cylinder with soda in a night challenge that gives the winning team a great “pay it forward” prize. Later, another contestant is sent packing after a tense weigh-in reveals whether the player who went home lost enough to keep his/her team safe.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, October 18 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Point of Origin”
Peter (Nicholas Bishop) stumbles upon a house fire in progress before the fire department arrives and is able to rescue a young woman. When Megan (Dana Delany) goes to the scene of the fire, she discovers that there is another victim who also perished. As Megan begins her investigation, she is usurped by veteran arson investigator Ray Easton (Terry Serpico, Army Wives) and his young colleague, Skip (Aaron Tveit, Gossip Girl) who challenge her at every step. When Megan complains to her boss, Kate (Jeri Ryan) wryly remarks that pople usually find Megan impossible to work with, and the tension between the two women heats up even more.
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 19 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
As the Heck home begins to fall apart, Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn) consider leaving homeownership behind and moving the family to an apartment. Meanwhile, Axl (Charlie McDermott) attempts to fake Frankie out by pretending that he’s sick in order to get out of taking a school test – and must later convince her that he’s well enough to attend a party that evening; Sue (Eden Sher) and her ex-sort-of-boyfriend Brad (Brock Ciarlelli) volunteer to prepare a school skit about showing the dangers of texting and drinking while driving; and Brick (Atticus Shaffer) tries to offer a little bit of brevity by spouting off Shakespearian quotes.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 19 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Don’t Call Me Shirley”
Tessa (Jane Levy) is excited to see some action in the suburbs when Sheila Shay’s (Ana Gasteyer) Shirley Temple doll collection is stolen. But her excitement quickly wears out when Dallas (Cheryl Hines) and Dalia (Carly Chaikin) crash with her and George because they are afraid of being burglarized.
Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 19 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
It's father-daughter time as Phil (Ty Burrell) takes Haley (Sarah Hyland) on a college tour of his old alma mater.Claire (Julie Bowen), having a rare night alone, forces Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) to take her for a fun night out with the boys -- but ends up alone with one particular man candy who is anything but gay. Meanwhile, Gloria (Sofía Vergara) and Jay (Ed O'Neill) deal with a potential situation at home that may require having "the talk" with Manny (Rico Rodriguez).
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 19 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Secrets and Limos”
Jane (Eliza Coupe) convinces the gang to make vision boards so they can visualize their way to their dreams, only the universe isn’t exactly listening. Meanwhile, Brad (Damon Wayans, Jr.) has a difficult time relating to humourless boss Mr. Forristal (Larry Wilmore, In Living Color) until the guy, a car buff, flips for Max’s (Adam Pally) limo; and Dave (Zachary Knighton) is reluctant to introduce his new girlfriend (Noureen DeWulf, Outsourced ) to everyone.
Revenge (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 19 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
Victoria’s (Madeleine Stowe) more vulnerable side shows through when lingering feelings of guilt over her involvement in David Clarke’s demise and an unforgivable rift with her daughter become too much to bear. Meanwhile, Lydia (Amber Valletta, Hitch) returns with a vendetta against Emily (Emily VanCamp) and the Graysons that will soon come back to haunt her; Daniel (Josh Bowman)decides to make a major life change; and Charlotte (Christa B. Allen) and Declan (Connor Paolo) find themselves in an unlikely predicament together.
Community (s/NBC): Thursday, October 20 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
As the Greendale study group gathers in the library, they wonder whether they will see their old friend Pierce (Chevy Chase), who left the study group in a huff after last spring’s paintball game. Jeff (Joel McHale) quickly butts heads with their new biology teacher Professor Kane (Michael K. Williams, The Wire) and is kicked out of class – leading to a crisis within the group about whether they will all stay together. Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) is feeling empowered after a summer at “Dean Camp” but finds a new nemesis in Vice Dean Laybourne (John Goodman), dean of the highly regarded Air Conditioning Repair Annex at Greendale.
Rules of Engagement (s/CBS): Thursday, October 20 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Audrey is Dumb”
Audrey (Megyn Price) can't speak following throat surgery, which is heaven for Jeff (Patrick Warburton); and Russell (David Spade) tells Timmy (Adhir Kalyan) he can have a raise only if he'll fire someone for him so he doesn't have to do it.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): Thursday, October 20 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
When the Machine produces the social security number of a judge renowned for his tough sentencing, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) have the added challenge of investigating a person of interest who wants nothing to do with their brand of vigilante justice.
Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, October 20 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
Cooper (Paul Adelstein) receives the surprise of his life when a woman from his past arrives at the practice. Then, Addison (Kate Walsh) consults her patient, Jodi (Kathleen Rose Perkins, Episodes), who is eight and half months pregnant and suffering from severe memory loss after a traumatic car accident; and Sheldon (Brian Benben) and Violet (Amy Brenneman) clash when their patient, Jodi’s husband, Zach (Eyal Podell, Defying Gravity), considers leaving his wife and taking the baby with him.
Fringe: Friday, October 21 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Neither Here Nor There”
After Peter (Josh Jackson) vanishes, the two universes maintain an uneasy alliance and the Fringe team takes on a shape-shifting investigation that hits close to home.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (s/ABC):Friday, October 21 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
***Two-Hour Special*** ***New Day and Time***
“The Keefer Family”
College student Brian Keefer was an established all-star athlete but during his sophomore year, a life-threatening gymnastic injury left him paralyzed from the neck down. Brian’s father Stephen Keefer quickly came to his son’s aid retiring early from his career to move on-campus as Brian’s primary care-aid. Now, at the Keefer family home, Brian feels like a prisoner, as his injury leaves him confined to a few rooms that are cluttered with necessary equipment. The Extreme Makeover: Home Edition design team plans to give Brian his independence back by remodelling the family’s home to make it accessible and attaching a separate home for Brian where he can grow as an adult. As the team gets to work, he Keefers head to Colorado Springs on a dream vacation.
Dussault: Saturday, October 22 at 7:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 7:30MT)
“Hong Kong City”
When Jason goes to Hong Kong to find a manufacturer for his new Deuce by Dussault line, Mashiah takes Ayden to her sister’s farm in Abbottsford, B.C.
Last Man Standing: Sunday, October 23 at 7:30pm ET (6:30 CT, 7PT/MT)
When Vanessa (Nancy Travis) forces a reluctant Mike (Tim Allen) to attend Grandparents Day at their grandson`s preschool, Mike manages to insult the day care teacher and Boyd gets kicked out of school. Boyd's mom, Kristin (Alexandra Krosney), tells Mike that he now has to look after him, so Mike takes the two-year-old to work with him. Meanwhile, after an elderly looking grandmother at the Grandparents Day event thinks she and Vanessa are the same age, Vanessa goes out of her way to look more youthful - hoping no one sees her buying clothes from a boutique her 17-year-old daughter, Mandy (Molly Ephraim), shops at.
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