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CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, APRIL 2 – SUNDAY, APRIL 8


 
– The pressure mounts as Canada’s talented hopefuls compete for a spot in the finale as the semifinals and eliminations begin this week on Canada’s Got Talent –
The Biggest Loser contestants receive the surprise of a lifetime when First Lady Michelle Obama invites them to the White House on an all-new episode Tuesday night –
– Get an insider’s look at how the rich and powerful hide the skeletons in their closet when new drama Scandal premieres Thursday night at 10pm ET/PT –
– Catch up on all the latest news with CityNews Channel on Citytv Saturday mornings in Toronto –
 
(Toronto – Friday, March 30, 2012) Watch Citytv this week for new episodes of fan-favourite dramas, comedies and reality series including smash hit original series, Canada’s Got Talent. Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for April 2 – April 8. 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, April 2at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***LIVE***
***Citytv Original Series***
“Semifinal Round One – Performance Show”
In the first round of semifinals, seven acts take the stage in hopes of securing enough votes to propel them into the final round. This week’s performers include: singer Christopher Charles, dance group Freshh, hip-hop trio H.I.X., opera singer Julie Lafontaine, fire poi artist Marissa Puff, rock band Pulp City Inn and martial arts group Wushu by Storm.
 
2 Broke Girls: Monday, April 2at 9:10 ET/PT/MT/CT
***Encore Presentation***
“And The Upstairs Neighbour”
Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) start off on the wrong foot with their new upstairs neighbour.
 
Suburgatory: Monday, April 2 at 9:40pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Encore Presentation***
“Sweet Sixteen”
When Tessa (Jane Levy) tells Dallas (Cheryl Hines) that she wants a simple get together for her 16th birthday, Dallas convinces her to let Dalia (Carly Chaikin) plan the ultimate birthday extravaganza at the country club.  Meanwhile, George (Jeremy Sisto) throws his back out and Sheila Shay (Ana Gasteyer) takes it upon herself to care for him, even though George is terrified of her.
 
Law and Order: UK: Monday, April 2at 10pm ET/PT/MT
***Encore Presentation***
“The Line-Up”
A murder investigation is launched when a concerned citizen alerts the police to a shocking video that is spreading like wildfire on the web, in which a teenage girl is attacked and shot.
 
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, April 3 at 8pm ET on OMNI.1; 7MT/PT (10CT)
In the highly-anticipated makeover episode, the six remaining players compete in a challenge shattering glass pane images of their former selves from week one. Fashion expert Jeannie Mai stops by to share a big surprise – a special video message from First Lady Michelle Obama inviting the players to the White House. Eager to meet the First Lady, Jeannie Mai helps contestants choose new outfits to fit their slimmer figures, and celebrity stylist Ken Paves crafts chic new looks for the players. Later, at the White House, family members surprise the competitors as they reveal their transformations in heart-warming, emotional reunions.

Canada’s Got Talent: Tuesday, April 3at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***LIVE***
***Citytv Original Series***
“Semifinal Round One – Results Show”
In the first live results show, two additional semifinalists from the YouTube 'Last Chance Auditions' will be revealed. Then, host Dina Pugliese will announce which acts are advancing to the finals.
 
New Girl: Tuesday, April 3 at 9pm ET/PT , 7CT and 10MT(s/FOX)
“Secrets”
While training for a marathon, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) discovers that Cece (Hannah Simone) has been keeping a secret from her, and their friendship is put to the test. Meanwhile, Winston (Lamorne Morris) can't handle being the only one who knows about Cece and Schmidt (Max Greenfield), and Nick (Jake M. Johnson) reluctantly asks for Schmidt's help as he tries to juggle dating two women at once.

Raising Hope: Tuesday, April 3 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Sabrina’s New Jimmy”
When Jimmy (Lucas Neff) finds out Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) has a new attractive study partner, Virginia (Martha Plimpton) convinces him that they are doing more than just studying. Meanwhile, Burt (Garret Dillahunt) develops an obsession with a wall figurine.
 
Body of Proof: Tuesday, April 3 at 10:00pm ET/PT, 9:00CT (s/ABC) and 8:00MT
“Going Viral: Part 2”
As the death toll continues to rise, the team needs to move quickly to figure out how to treat this virus and, more importantly, who is spreading it. Luke Perry (Beverly Hills, 90210) guest stars as Dr. Charlie Stafford.
 
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 4 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
***Encore Presentation***
“The Concert”
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) pulls out all of the stops in an effort to get an over-excited Sue (Eden Sher) tickets to a Justin Bieber concert. Meanwhile, Mike (Neil Fynn) is thrilled over Brick's (Atticus Shaffer) enthusiasm to win the school's spelling bee and coaches him for the event; and Axl (Charlie McDermott) and his friends attempt to break a road sign's 15-mile-per-hour speed limit… on foot.
 
Suburgatory(s/ABC): Wednesday, April 4 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
***Encore Presentation***
“Fire with Fire”
When Jill (guest star Gillian Vigman, Hangover) turns to the newly single Dallas (Cheryl Hines) for inspiration and support, her marriage to Noah (Alan Tudyk) goes on the rocks. Meanwhile, Dallas begins spending a lot of time with her hot younger boyfriend, Yoni (guest star Wilmer Valderrama, That ‘70s Show), which causes tension with George (Jeremy Sisto); and Dalia (Carly Chaikin) befriends Lisa (Allie Grant) to get back at Tessa (Jane Levy) for dating Scott Strauss.

Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 4 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
***Encore Presentation***
“Little Bo Bleep”
The family helps Claire (Julie Bowen) prepare for her upcoming televised debate with Duane Bailey (guest star David Cross, Running Wilde) in the race for the town council seat. Meanwhile, Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) discovers her first expletive just in time for her role as a flower girl, forcing Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) to struggle with a new parenting test.

Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
*** Season Finale***
“Four Weddings and a Funeral (Minus Three Weddings and One Funeral)”
The gang find themselves at yet another wedding, this time for the nuptials of Derrick (guest star Stephen Guarino, Confessions of a Shopaholic) and Eric (guest star Nate Smith, Hello Lonesome). Max (Adam Pally) tries to find the courage to perform with his old all-male Madonna cover band, and a dateless Penny (Casey Wilson) is sad that she's at another wedding, alone, until she meets cute guy Chris (guest star Brian Austin Green, Beverly Hills, 90210) via Skype.

Community (s/NBC): Thursday, April 5 at 8pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Pillow and Blankets”
What started as a casual disagreement about blankets and pillows blossoms into an all-out war on the Greendale campus. While insults are hurled and the study group chooses sides, Jeff (Joel McHale) tries desperately to negotiate a truce, but with neither Abed (Danny Pudi) nor Troy (Donald Glover) budging on their principles or their real estate, the future looks grim for the former best friends.
 
30 Rock(s/NBC): Thursday, April 5 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Nothing Left To Lose”
After reading Pete’s (Scott Adsit) discouraging Kabletown self-evaluation, Jack (Alec Baldwin) takes on the task of making Pete a respectable man. Tracy (Tracy Morgan) regains his long lost sense of smell and finds himself particularly fond of Liz’s (Tina Fey) scent. Meanwhile, Kenneth unwittingly helps Jenna (Jane Krakowski) plan revenge against the Pranksmen.
 
Person of Interest (s/ABC): Thursday, April 5 at 9pm ET/PT (10MT, 9CT) 
“Flesh and Blood”
When The Machine spits out five numbers, naming the Don of each of New York’s crime families, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Micheal Emerson) suspect Elias (guest star Enrico Colantoni, Flashpoint) is planning to eliminate his competition.
 
Scandal (s/ABC): Thursday, April 5 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 9CT) ***Series Premiere***
“Sweet Baby”
In the premiere episode, former White House communications director Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) opens a crisis-management firm in Washington, D.C. Young lawyer Quinn Perkins (Katie Lowes,Easy Money) is offered a job with Olivia Pope and Associates and is initiated into the group with trial-by-fire on day one, when a White House intern accuses the president of having an affair. Quinn is in awe as Olivia and her team of "gladiators in suits" will do whatever it takes to make their clients' problems go away – at any cost. Henry Ian Cusick (Lost) and Tony Goldwyn (Ghost) also star. Please click here to read the Scandalbroadcast release.

Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, April 6 at 8pm ET/PT (9MT, 7CT)
“Edie Falco”
Armed with little information about her ancestors, Edie Falco begins her journey in New York where she learns the details of her family's origins. New clues on her great-grandfather lead her to Milwaukee where she investigates the curious life of his father. Then, her journey continues in England, where she also learns of the tragic events surrounding the life of her great-great-great grandmother.

Fringe (s/FOX ): Friday, April 6 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Everything in its Place”
Lincoln (Seth Gabel) travels to the other side to join forces with Bolivia and his own alternate, as they search for a vigilante with a surprising connection to the shapeshifters.
 
CityNews Channel: Saturday, April 7 at 7am ET on Citytv Toronto
***CityNews Channel Simulcast***
Viewers can start their weekend mornings with CityNews Channel (Rogers Digital Channel 15), Toronto’s only 24-hour, high definition, all-news channel on Citytv Toronto, beginning at 7am.
 
CityNews Weekend: Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8 at 6pm and 11pm ET on Citytv Toronto and CityNews Channel (Rogers Digital Channel 15)
 ***Expanded One-Hour Broadcast***
CityNews Weekendnow delivers an expanded, one-hour broadcast of its 6pm and 11pm newscasts on Citytv Toronto and CityNews Channel (Rogers Digital Channel 15). Viewers will experience the newscast on an enriched screen (as seen on CityNews Channel) during the second half-hour.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: Sunday, April 8 at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***LIVE***
***Citytv Original Series***
“Semifinal Round Two – Performance Show”
In the second week of semifinals, a new group of contestants take the stage to convince Canada they are the nation’s most talented act. This week’s performers include:  rock band Angry Candy; dance group Daddy Cool; circus performers Fantasy Circus; actor Roger Leblanc; beatboxer Scott Jackson; vocalist Vithou Thurber-Promtep and pianist Yuval Fichman. 
 
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