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CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, MARCH 19 – SUNDAY, MARCH 25


- Catch two brand-new episodes of Canada’s Got Talent this week, as the search continues for the most talented act in the nation -
- On an all-new Cougar Town, Grayson finds out that a former fling has a one-year old girl… and it’s his –
- Dermot Mulroney guest stars as Jess’s “love interest” on New Girl -

(Toronto – Friday, March 16, 2012) Watch Citytv this week for compelling episodes of fan-favourite dramas, comedies and reality series including new hit series, Canada’s Got Talent. Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for March 19 – March 25. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for The Biggest Loser.

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Canada’s Got Talent: Monday, Mar. 19 at 7pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Encore Presentation***
“Halifax/Vancouver Part Two”
Host Dina Pugliese and judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio look for the most talented performers in the Maritimes during the Halifax auditions. Then, they travel to the West Coast for additional performances in Vancouver.

How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): Monday, Mar. 19 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“The Broath”
The gang tries to break up Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Quinn (guest star Becki Newton, Ugly Betty) after learning they plan on moving in together, leaving Robin (Cobie Smulders) and Ted (Josh Radnor) to fight over who deserves to sublet Barney’s apartment.

2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): Monday, Mar. 19 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“And the Spring Break”
Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) take a spring getaway at a couple's posh apartment where they've been asked to dog-sit.

Alcatraz (s/FOX): Monday, Mar. 19 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Webb Porter”
Musically inclined serial killer Webb Porter (guest star Rami Malek, The Pacific) resurfaces in modern day San Francisco and has become more violent than ever.

The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 8pm ET on OMNI.1; 6MT/PT (10CT) on Citytv
The eight remaining contestants head to the tropical paradise of Hawaii for an action-packed week that addresses the excuse, "I can't lose weight on vacation." After being warmly welcomed to Oahu with a luau, the players compete in a trivia challenge that awards the winner a cash prize which can be spent on a menu of delicious items. Next, it's off to the breathtaking Kualoa Ranch where the contestants race through a challenge involving tikis and leis for the coveted prize of immunity.

Last Man Standing (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 20at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Animal Wrongs”
When Mandy's (Molly Ephraim) new boyfriend, Terrence (guest star Shane Coffee, Summerland), turns out to be an animal rights activist, he clashes with Mike (Tim Allen), who collects guns and hunts for sport.

Cougar Town (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Something Big”
Jules (Courtney Cox) is still trying to work through Grayson's (Josh Hopkins) "baggage" from his wild single days. A chance encounter with a former fling ends with Grayson learning that he's the father of a one-year-old baby girl he never knew he had.

New Girl (s/FOX): Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Fancyman: Part One”
Jess (Zooey Deschanel) reluctantly dates Russell Schiller (guest star Dermot Mulroney, Big Miracle), the wealthy father of one of her students. Meanwhile, Nick (Jake M. Johnson) attempts to buy a new cell phone, and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Winston (Lamorne Morris) get ultra-competitive playing bar trivia.

Raising Hope: Tuesday, Mar. 20at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Poking Holes in the Story”
Virginia (Martha Plimpton) agrees to be a live-in house-sitter for her client, which includes looking after a troublesome teenage girl. When she learns that the teen and her boyfriend are ready to take their relationship to the next level, she and Burt (Garret Dillahunt) try to use their experience to convince them against it.

Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 10:00pm ET/PT (8:00MT, 9:00CT)
***Encore Presentation***
“Sympathy for the Devil”
When a mother is put on trial for murdering her son, she is found innocent in the court of law, but not in the court of public opinion..Megan (Dana Delaney) and the team are forced to set aside their personal feelings and get justice for the victim. Getting to the truth, however, is more difficult than they expected.

The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
***Encore Presentation***
“The Map”
After attending Aunt Ginny's funeral, Frankie (Patricia Heaton) begins to fear that the family is missing out on important life milestones and vows to begin celebrating all of them. Meanwhile, Axl (Charlie McDermott) accidentally eats Brick's (Atticus Shaffer) Indiana dough school map project and is tasked with creating a new one; and Sue (Eden Sher) discovers that one of the boys on the wrestling team has a crush on her.

Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
***Encore Presentation***
“The Casino Trip”
After George (Jeremy Sisto) wins a trip to Atlantic City, he invites Noah (Alan Tudyk), Fred (Chris Parnell), Tom (Todd Sherry) and Alex (Alex Boling), to come along for a getaway with the guys. During their trip, they run into Steven Royce (Jay Mohr) – who is supposed to be in Singapore – and they help Fred cope with his gambling problem. Meanwhile, Tessa (Jane Levy) tries to get some alone time with Scott Strauss (guest star Thomas McDonell, Prom).

Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
***Encore Presentation***
“Lifetime Supply”
After having a doctor's visit but then missing the call with the test results, Phil (Ty Burrell) automatically jumps to conclusions and starts saying his goodbyes. Meanwhile, Javier (Benjamin Bratt) pops up unannounced again and takes Manny (Rico Rodriguez) to the horse races for a belated birthday celebration, and a subtle competition ensues when Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) brings home an environmental law award and it becomes a game of who has the bigger trophy.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“You Snooze You Bruise”
Dave (Zachary Knighton) finds himself bullied at the gym by Corey (guest star Bobby Moynihan, Saturday Night Live), and former bully Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) coaches him on how to fight back. Meanwhile, the residents at Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) and Jane's (Eliza Coupe) condo are fed up with Jane being too controlling as president of their home owners' association, and rise up to challenge her for the job.

Community (s/NBC): Thursday, Mar. 22 at 8pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Contemporary Impressionists”
As the study group returns after winter break, Jeff (Joel McHale) reveals that he’s been seeing a shrink and he’s on anti-anxiety medication. The newfound confidence leads him to experience debilitating levels of narcissism, which Britta (Gillian Jacobs) tries to help him manage. Meanwhile, over the break, Abed (Danny Pudi) developed a celebrity impersonator habit that has saddled him with debt. In order to help Abed shed his debt, the study group dons costumes and goes to work for Vincent (guest star French Stewart, 3rd Rock from the Sun) as celebrity impersonators, appearing in character at a Bar Mitzvah celebration. 

30 Rock(s/NBC): Thursday, Mar. 22 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Grandmentor”
Liz (Tina Fey) struggles in her new role as mentor to Hazel (Kristen Schaal). Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) has a difficult time letting go of his page duties and takes drastic measures to make sure Tracy (Tracy Morgan) is looked after. Meanwhile, Jack (Alec Baldwin) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) come up with a plan to get Avery (Elizabeth Banks) back in the headlines.
 
“Kidnapped By Danger”
Liz’s (Tina Fey) scripted version of Jack and Avery’s love story leaves Jack (Alec Baldwin) confused and frustrated by his feelings for Diana (Mary Steenburgen). Meanwhile, Jenna (Jane Krakowski) and Tracy (Tracy Morgan) attempt to beat Weird Al Yankovic (guest starring as himself) at his own game, and Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) gets an unexpected new job at NBC.

Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, Mar. 22 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 9CT)
“It Was Inevitable”
As Erica's (A.J. Langer) medical condition rapidly worsens, Cooper (Paul Adelstein) and Charlotte (KaDee Strickland) do their best to prepare an in-denial Mason (Griffin Gluck). Meanwhile, Violet (Amy Brenneman) and Pete (Tim Daly), both single again, find they still have feelings for each other; and Addison (Kate Walsh) encourages Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) to embrace impending motherhood.

Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, Mar. 23 at 8pm ET/PT (9MT, 7CT)
“Helen Hunt”
Helen Hunt’s father lost his mother as a child and didn’t know much of his maternal family’s history. Armed with little information, Helen learns of the trials and triumphs of her paternal ancestors. Her journey leads her to San Francisco where she learns of her great-great- grandfather, a Jewish immigrant, and his involvement in launching Wells Fargo. As she continues her search, Helen finds that her great-great-grandmother was instrumental in the fight for women’s rights.

Fringe (s/FOX ): Friday, Mar. 23 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“A Short Story About Love”
Following recent shocking revelations and emotional events, Peter (Joshua Jackson) weighs his options as the Fringe team investigates a killer targeting love.

Canada’s Got Talent: Sunday, Mar. 25 at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***Citytv Original***
“Montreal Auditions”
Montreal’s longstanding tradition of unique talent is on full display when host Dina Pugliese and judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan visit the last stop on the cross-country audition tour.

Canada’s Got Talent: Sunday, Mar. 25 at 9pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***Citytv Original***
“The Cut Down”
After an extensive cross-country audition tour, judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio choose their favourite acts from across Canada to advance to the semi-finals.

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