CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13
- Find out if Jess Day (Zooey Deschanel) is more than just the New Girl to one of her roommates on Tuesday’s all-new episode -
- Catch up on Tess’ move from the big city to the ‘burbs with three encore episodes of Suburgatory -
- Gear up for Breaking Dawn’s big screen debut by watching Edward and Bella from the start in Twilight, Saturday night -
(Toronto – Thursday, November 3, 2011) This Remembrance Day, war veterans are celebrated when the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition revisits some of their most heroic military families. Plus, catch up on the hilariously funny, off-beat comedy Suburgatory, with special encore presentation of three episodes on Wednesday night.
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Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for November 7 – November 13. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls next week. Also note schedule changes to the Wednesday night lineup.
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): Monday, November 7 at 7pm PT/8MT/10CT on Citytv (8pm ET on OMNI 2)
The gang reminisces about what happened during Hurricane Irene and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) tries desperately to get out of wearing the ducky tie.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): Monday, November 7 at 7:30PT/8:30MT/10:30CT on Citytv (8:30pm ET on OMNI 2)
“And The Hoarder Culture”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) and Max (Kat Dennings) walk into a hoarding nightmare and end up waist-deep in clutter when they take a job cleaning an apartment to make extra money. Plus, Max discovers that Johnny (Nick Zano, What I Like About You) has been keeping a secret from her.
Terra Nova (s/FOX): Monday, November 7 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
A crashing meteor wipes out all technology and wreaks havoc on the colony. Meanwhile, Maddy (Naomi Scott) and Reynolds (Dean Geyer) are stuck out in the wilderness. Back at Terra Nova, Elisabeth (Shelley Conn) and Skye (Allison Miller) must work together to save a life, Taylor (Stephen Lang) tries to prevent Mira (Christine Adams) and the “Sixers” from invading, and a mystery man makes his presence known.
Parks and Recreation: Monday, November 7 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“End of the World”
A local Pawnee group predicts that the end of the world is coming, causing Leslie (Amy Poehler) and others to contemplate their lives. Tom (Aziz Ansari) decides to throw the best party ever before he loses his office space, while April (Aubrey Plaza) helps Andy (Chris Pratt) complete his "bucket list" before the world ends.
Louie: Monday, November 7 at 9:30pm ET/PT (10:30MT)
Feeling depressed that his best years are behind him and that his overall health is in decline, Louie decides that he needs to see a doctor. He pays Dr. Ben (who happens to be an old friend) a visit, but gets only abuse; and later gets into a fight with his fellow comic and friend Nick DiPaolo over politics.
Law & Order: UK: Monday, November 7 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 11MT)
When a night club is peppered with bullets, two victims are found bleeding out on the floor as a deadly gun rampage begins through the streets of London. With the media swarming all over the case, Matt and Ronnie are in a race against the clock as they try to track down the Bonnie and Clyde duo wreaking havoc on the city streets.
The Biggest Loser: Tuesday, November 8 at 7pm ET/PT (6CT, 9MT(s/NBC))
This week, only one contestant’s weight will count for each team, and trainers Bob Harper, Anna Kournikova and Dolvett Quince get to choose which player will represent their teams. The competition heats up with a cooking challenge in which players and their trainers have to race against the clock to prepare a healthy and delicious low-calorie dish for two special judges – season 11 Biggest Loser winner Olivia Ward and Biggest Loser cookbook author Devin Alexander. And later, the weigh-in reveals whether each trainer chose the right person to represent their team before an elimination leaves one player feeling very betrayed.
New Girl (s/FOX): Tuesday, November 8 at 9pm ET/PT (8MT/CT)
Cece (Hannah Simone) convinces Jess (Zooey Deschanel) that Nick (Jake Johnson) likes her as more than just a roommate and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) tries to seal the deal with Cece.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): Tuesday, November 8 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT/MT)
“Jimmy and the Kid”
A 13-year-old kid (Camden Garcia) makes a run for Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) which drives Jimmy (Lucas Neff) absolutely crazy. Also, Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) swallows her gold tooth, and Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) contemplate retrieving it.
Suburgatory: Wednesday, November 9 at 8, 8:30 and 9:30pm ET/PT (7, 7:30 and 8:30pm CT; 9, 9:30 and 10:30pm MT)
***Three-episode encore presentation***
8pm ET/PT - “Pilot”
With her motorcycle boots and oversized backpack, 16-year-old Tessa (Jane Levy), is perfectly at ease navigating the urban jungle she grew up in – New York City. But when her dad, George (Jeremy Sisto), a handsome architect in his late 30s, relocates her to greener pastures in the suburbs, Tessa goes into culture shock. In her new “suburgatory,” she begins drawing a lot of unwanted attention from overbearing suburban moms, including the blonde, bronze and buxom Dallas Royce (Cheryl Hines), the mother of her new nemesis, Dalia (Carly Chaikin), who is intent on spending more time with George.
8:30pm ET/PT - “The Barbeque”
Tessa (Jane Levy) is horrified when she finds herself unexpectedly attracted to her exact opposite, her jock suburban neighbour Ryan Shay (Parker Young, Cupid’s Arrow), and George (Jeremy Sisto),is pressured by the town to throw the perfect barbecue.
9:30pm ET/PT - “The Chatterer”
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) 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: Wednesday, November 9 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
The entire Pritchett/Dunphy clan head to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to spend a week on a dude ranch. Once there, Claire (Julie Bowen) is forced to accept that Dylan (Reid Ewing) is always going to be a part of their lives; Phil (Ty Burrell) attempts to impress Jay (Ed O’Neill) with his cowboy skills; Mitchell hopes the trip will help him learn how to do all of the father/son things he missed out on with his dad; and Alex (Ariel Winter) gets her first kiss.
Revenge: Wednesday, November 9 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 9CT)
When Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about her, but she already knows everything about them, including what they did to her family years ago. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay. Emily's main target is Victoria (Madeleine Stowe), a powerful woman who holds the key to Emily's past...and perhaps her future. In the premiere episode, Emily returns to Southampton and rents the seaside home she shared with her father, David Clarke (James Tupper), 17 years ago. With the help of her only friend, Ashley (Ashley Madekwe), she sets her sights on her first target and puts her carefully organized plan in motion. Her focus unexpectedly wavers when she comes across a friendly face from the past, makes a new romantic connection with the son of her sworn enemy, and is pushed into an uneasy alliance with the only person who knows her secret.
Community (s/NBC): Thursday, November 10 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Studies in Modern Movement”
The study group pitches in to help when Annie (Alison Brie) decides to move in with Troy (Donald Glover) and Abed (Danny Pudi), but the plan breaks down when she becomes frustrated by their fun-loving lifestyle. Elsewhere, Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) discovers Jeff (Joel McHale) at the mall and blackmails him into spending a lovely afternoon together.
Rules of Engagement (s/NBC): Thursday, November 10 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
The gang goes to Vermont for a fall-foliage tour, but the trip's a disaster; and Russell (David Spade) finds new hope in his marriage.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): Thursday, November 10 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, November 10 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 9CT)
“Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough”
Amelia’s (Caterina Scorsone) drug addiction spins further out of control as she plays hooky from work with a new fling, starts writing pill prescriptions for herself, and has a run-in with the cops. Meanwhile, Addison (Kate Walsh) and Jake (Benjamin Bratt) are at odds when they must make the impossible choice between donating their patient’s organs or saving the life of her healthy, unborn baby; Violet (Amy Brenneman) begins working at Seaside Wellness again; and Cooper (Paul Adelstein), Charlotte (KaDee Strickland) and Mason begin to form a family bond, much to Erica’s (A.J. Langer, Eyes) chagrin.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition: Friday, November 11 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“A Veteran’s Day Special”
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition host Ty Pennington and Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Jewel take viewers on an inspiring journey to some of the most heartwarming military stories featured throughout the series. The team visits a select few heroic families to find out what they’ve been up to since the makeover and how they are paying it forward to help fellow veterans. Throughout the episode celebrities will highlight issues facing military. The episode also allows the television audience to give back and donate to military families.
Fringe (s/FOX): Friday, November 11 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT/MT)
“And Those We’ve Left Behind”
The Fringe team must find the pattern between tragic time loop anomalies. As the investigation unfolds, Raymond (Stephen Root, King of the Hill), an electrical engineer, and his wife Kate (Romy Rosemont, Glee), a professor of theoretical physics, enter the picture and time becomes a matter of life and death.
Dussault Inc.: Saturday, November 12 at 7:30pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Citytv Original Series***
“Don’t Break My Art”
After a successful fashion show, an agent commissions Jason to create three paintings inspired by his streetwear graphic designs. Meanwhile, Mashiah works on designing a new lip balm for her Open Sundaes line. When she finds out that Jason is using her acting headshots in his artwork, she is not thrilled. Meanwhile, Ayden sets his grandma up on a blind date.
Twilight: Saturday, November 12 at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Citytv Saturday Night Movie***
Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) was not expecting anything out of the ordinary to happen when she moved to live with her dad in Forks, Washington. But this where her life truly begins. There she meets Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a mysterious and captivating student at her new high school.
Last Man Standing: Sunday, November 13 at 7:30pm ET (6:30 CT, 7PT/MT)
“Good Cop, Bad Cop”
When Mandy (Molly Ephraim) wants to enter a contest to be on a TV modeling show, Mike (Tim Allen) intends to give her his usual "yes" – as he does with all of his daughters' requests – knowing that Vanessa (Nancy Travis) will tell her “no.” But when Vanessa insists that Mike play the bad cop this time around, he has difficulty following through.
The Quon Dynasty: Sunday, November 13 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
***Citytv Original Series***
“Sweet and Sour Surprise”
Amy is appalled when Marty throws a lavish birthday party for his wiener dog Tai Chi. What kind of son throws a party for a stupid dog, but never even acknowledges his own mother’s birthday, which happens to be approaching? The chastened kids decide to surprise their mom with a massive surprise birthday bash. True to form, though, they turn this sweet idea into a no-holds-barred sibling competition for their mom’s affection.
Extraordinary Canadians: Sunday, November 13 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
***Citytv Original Series***
“Rudy Wiebe on Big Bear”
Rudy Wiebe tells the story of one of the greatest leaders Canada has ever known. Non-violent, a believer in discussion and diplomacy, Big Bear is the earliest forerunner of the traits Canadians today pride themselves on.
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