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CITYTV PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, APRIL 23 – SUNDAY, APRIL 29

- The nation’s most talented acts continue to shine as competitors vie for an exclusive spot in the finals on Canada’s Got Talent -
- Funnyman Paul Rudd (Wanderlust) returns as Leslie Knope’s formidable opponent on a hilarious new episode of Parks and Recreation -  
- Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men) guest stars as herself on an all new Don’t Trust The B---- in Apartment 23 -
- Emily unearths the mysterious identity of her father’s killer fuelling her desire for
vengeance on a suspenseful episode of Revenge -
- Take a magical journey through the history of Studio 6H on an all-new LIVE episode of 30 Rock-
 
 
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for April 23 – 29. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for The Biggest Loser.

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Monday, April 23:

How I Met Your Mother:8pm ET/PT(s/CBS), 8pm MT/CT
“Noretta”
The gang begins to realize their romantic partners remind them of one of their parents. Meanwhile, Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Nora’s (guest star Nazanin Boniadi, General Hospital) planned romantic evening is ruined by a string of bad events.
 
2 Broke Girls: 8:30pm ET/PT, 9:30pm MT(s/CBS), 9:30pm CT
***Encore Presentation***
“And the Broken Hearts”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) and Max (Kat Dennings) find themselves spending Valentine's Day in the E.R. when Earl (Garrett Morris) has a heart attack after being overwhelmed by Sophie's (Jennifer Coolidge) beauty.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 9pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***LIVE***
***Citytv Original Presentation***
“Semifinal Week Four – Results Show”
In the live weekly results show, host Dina Pugliese reveals the next two acts advancing to the finals.
 
Rules of Engagement: 9:30pm ET/PT, 8:30pm CT/MT
“After the Lovin’”
Jeff (Patrick Warburton) learns that Audrey (Megyn Price) uses sex to get him to do whatever she wants. Meanwhile, Russell (David Spade) and Timmy (Adhir Kalyan) make a commercial.
 
Shameless:10pmET/PT/CT/MT
“Aunt Ginger”
Fiona (Emmy Rossum) contemplates romance with a policeman named Tony (guest star Tyler Jacob Moore, GCB) who has had a lifelong crush on her, but Steve (Justin Chatwin) isn't about to remove himself from the picture. Later, elderly Aunt Ginger (guest star Gloria LeRoy, Passions), goes missing and the whole family joins in the search.
 
Tuesday, April 24:
 
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Tree of Strife”
When the overzealous Mandy (Molly Ephraim) gets the chance to meet her idol, Kim Kardashian (guest starring as herself), things don't go exactly as planned. Meanwhile, Mike (Tim Allen) rallies the family to protest at City Hall when he is ordered to cut down a damaged tree on his property.
 
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): 8pm ET on OMNI.1; 7pm MT/PT, 10pm CT on Citytv
The stakes are higher than ever when all the eliminated contestants return to the ranch to compete in a fateful, four-part challenge. Along with the other two finalists, the challenge winner will secure a coveted spot in the finals, and the chance to compete for the $250,000 grand prize.
 
Cougar Town (s/ABC): 8:30pm ET/PT, 7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT
“Money Becomes King”
Jules (Courtney Cox) and Grayson (Josh Hopkins) can’t see eye to eye when it comes to joining their finances. Meanwhile, Laurie’s (Busy Philipps) Krazy Kakes business is doing surprisingly well, and Travis (Dan Byrd) convinces her to make some grown-up decisions.
 
New Girl (s/FOX): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
“Tomatoes”
Jess (Zooey Deschanel) fears she and Russell (guest star Dermot Mulroney, My Best Friend’s Wedding) don’t share the fiery passion he exhibits with his ex-wife Ouli (guest star Jeanne Tripplehorn, Big Love). Meanwhile, Cece (Hannah Simone) is not willing to admit her true feelings for Schmidt (Max Greenfield), so she encourages him to go on a date with one of her roommates.
 
Parks and Recreation:9:30pm ET/PT, 8:30pm CT, 10:30pm MT
***Special Day and Time***
“The Debate”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) goes toe-to-toe with Bobby Newport (guest star Paul Rudd, Wanderlust) in their big televised debate. Ann (Rashida Jones), Tom (Aziz Ansari), and Chris (Rob Lowe) work in the media spin room, while Ron (Nick Offerman) goes the extra mile to save a party for Leslie's donors.
 
Private Practice (s/ABC):10pm ET/PT, 8pm MT, 9pm CT
“And Then There Was One”
Pete (Tim Daly) and Violet (Amy Brenneman) enter marriage counselling to help patch up their relationship. Meanwhile, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) receives some devastating news, and Violet becomes suspicious of the sister of one of her patients.
 
Wednesday, April 25:
 
The Middle (s/ABC): 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
***Encore Presentation***
“The Sit Down”
Axl (Charlie McDermott), Sue (Eden Sher) and Brick (Atticus Shaffer) call a sit-down meeting to accuse Frankie (Patricia Heaton) of being a nag and Mike (Neil Flynn) of giving out crazy punishments without ever hearing their sides of the story. This leads Frankie and Mike to take a relaxing break from responsibility.
 
Suburgatory(s/ABC): 8:30pm ET/PT, 7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Independence Day”
Tessa (Jane Levy) decides to get a job in order to buy her own set of wheels. Meanwhile, Dallas (Cheryl Hines) invites her sorority sisters to celebrate the opening of her store, A Crystal Cup of Crystals, however, her rival sorority sister, Tulsa (guest star Robin Givens, Chuck), decides to crash the party.
 
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Me? Jealous?”
Claire (Julie Bowen) believes Phil’s (Ty Burrell) new business partner Tad (guest star Greg Kinnear, As Good As Gets) is being overtly inappropriate with her; Jay (Ed O’Neill) and Gloria (Sophia Vergara) invite Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) to be their temporary house guests.
 
Don’t Trust the B**** in Apartment 23(s/ABC):9:30pm ET/PT, 8:30pm CT, 10:30pm MT
“Parent Trap”
Type-A personality June (Dreama Walker) is operating at her highest potential when she juggles two jobs and an internship; but she meets her match when she's tasked with cleaning up one of Chloe’s (Krysten Ritter) incredibly irresponsible, half-baked ideas. Meanwhile, James (James Van Der Beek, playing himself) lands a role in a classic body-swap movie, co-starring the talented Kiernan Shipka (guest starring as herself, Mad Men), and he dives head first into the research.
 
Revenge (s/ABC):10pm ET/PT, 8pm MT, 9pm CT
“Justice”
Whether or not she intended it to happen, Victoria’s (Madeleine Stowe) pawns are caught in the middle of an insidious cover-up and have to pay the ultimate price when Emily (Emily Van Camp) discovers the identity of the mysterious man who murdered her father. Meanwhile, Declan’s (Connor Paolo) testimony marks the beginning of the end of his relationship with a self-destructive Charlotte (Christa B. Allen).
 
Thursday, April 26:
 
Community (s/NBC): 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
“Basic Lupine Urology”
When Annie (Alison Brie) discovers the study group’s yam experiment smashed on the science lab floor, the group mobilizes to expose the criminal and save their grade. Once Abed (Danny Pudi) and Troy (Donald Glover) locate the perpetrator, the group conducts a “trial,” with a reluctant Professor Kane (guest star Michael K. Williams, Boardwalk Empire) serving as judge.
 
30 Rock(s/NBC): 8:30pm ET/PT, 7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT
***Live Episode***
“Live From Studio 6H”
In the second live episode of the series, the bosses of Kabletown announce that TGS will no longer be a live show. Realizing the convenience of being able to shoot canned episodes, Liz (Tina Fey) and Jack (Alec Baldwin) quickly support the decision along with the rest of the staff. It’s only Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) who objects, arguing that nothing can replace the communal experience of live television. To help persuade them to fight the decision, he takes the team on an illustrious look back at the history of Studio 6H.
 
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
“Matsya Nyaya”
The Machine's latest mark puts Reese (Jim Caviezel) undercover as part of an armoured truck crew, a case that brings back memories of his last CIA mission and the painful decisions he was forced to make.
 
Scandal(s/ABC): 10pm ET/PT, 8pm MT, 9pm CT
“Enemy of the State”
After the Amanda Tanner (guest star Liza Weil, Gilmore Girls) case takes a shocking turn, former friends Olivia (Kerry Washington) and Cyrus (Jeff Perry) take heated, opposing viewpoints. Later, the team helps a dictator locate his wife and children who have allegedly been kidnapped.
 
Friday, April 27:
 
Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC):8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
“Rob Lowe”
Armed with information from his late mother’s scrapbook, Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation) sets off on a journey that leads him to America’s founding fathers. In Washington, D.C., a visit to the Library of Congress uncovers his ancestor's surprising role in the Revolutionary War and his direct connection to George Washington. After visiting his ancestors’ native Germany, he gains a deeper understanding of why everything was risked for a chance to build a new future in America.
 
Fringe(s/FOX): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
“Worlds Apart”
The teams on both sides fight for a common cause and uncover shocking developments tied to the Cortexiphan children.
 
Mantracker: 10pm ET/PT, 9pm CT, 8pm MT
“Jesse & Nathan”     
Raised in Hamilton, ON, these Steeltown mates have never backed down from a fight. Rocker Jesse is counting on Nathan’s brute strength to carry them both through the rugged South Saskatchewan Badlands, while Nathan, the semi-pro wrestler, is hoping Jesse’s wilderness know-how will lead them to victory.
 
Saturday, April 28:
 
Glenn Martin DDS:7pm ET
***Encore Presentation***
“Vegas Strip”
Glenn (Kevin Nealon) gets into a financial hole while trying to impress Jackie's (Catherine O'Hara) dad, so he resorts to stripping to dig himself out. Meanwhile, Conor (Peter Oldring) tries to overcome his second-hand smoke addiction, and his unusual recovery program includes being handcuffed to a spy.

What’s Cooking
:7pm PT/CT/MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Take a Pound”
Jack and Warren prepare potato-topped mini meatloaves, and legendary bluesman Colin James lends a hand with a mushroom "bruschetta" chicken skillet. Then, Richard joins Warren for a honey spice-rubbed pork tenderloin.
 
Out There with Melissa DiMarco: 7:30pm ET/PT/CT/MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Melissa Shoots Herself”
Episode synopsis is currently unavailable.
 
Canadian Video Game Awards 2012: 8pm ET/PT/ CT/ MT
***Special Presentation***
As the third largest developer of video games in the world, the Canadian Videogame Awards celebrate Canada’s standing as an international leader in interactive entertainment and honours the country’s world-class video game developers. The third annual Canadian Videogame Awards are held in conjunction with Fan Expo Vancouver™.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 9pm ET/PT/CT/MT
***Encore Presentation***Citytv Original Presentation***
“Semifinal Week Four – Performance Show”
In the fourth week of semifinals, seven acts take the stage in hopes of securing enough votes to propel them into the finals. This week’s performers include: dance group Enigma DanceProductions; singer Ivan Daigle; folk trio Jack, Michel & Maria Forestier; hoop dancer Lisa Odjig; rapper Mathew Cathcart; andmagic act The Dance & Illusions of Oslen.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 10pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Encore Presentation***Citytv Original Presentation***
“Semifinal Week Four – Results Show”
In the weekly results show, host Dina Pugliese reveals which two acts are advancing to the finals.
 
Extraordinary Canadians: 10:30pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Encore Presentation***
“Adrienne Clarkson on Norman Bethune”
From working to revolutionize health care in Canada to saving thousands of lives in the revolutions in Spain and China, Norman Bethune’s life is devoted to a single purpose: socialized medicine. Former Governor General of Canada Adrienne Clarkson looks at the life of this great man, shedding light on his remarkable humanism.
 
Sunday, April 29:
 
America’s Funniest Home Videos (s/ABC): 7pm ET/PT, 6pm CT and 8pm MT on OMNI Alberta
This week's highlights include 31 baby farts in 27 seconds; a kid with a funny reaction during a slingshot amusement park ride; and host Tom Bergeron playing "Too Far, Too Short, Just Right" and "Name that Sound.”
 
Two and a Half Men: 7pm MT
***Two Back-to-Back Encore Presentations***
“Just Once With Aunt Sophie”
When a girl invites Jake (Angus T. Jones) to his first boy-girl party, Charlie (Charlie Sheen) beats Alan (Jon Cryer) to offering him advice on women. 
 
“And The Plot Moistens”
Alan (Jon Cryer) falls for Jake's (Angus T. Jones)teacher (guest star Julia Campbell, Dexter), whose intelligence is a refreshing change from Kandi's (April Bowlby) flakiness.
 
Murdoch Mysteries: 7pm CT, 9pm MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Rich Boy, Poor Boy”
Inspector Breckenreid's (Thomas Craig) son (Gage Munroe) is kidnapped and the Murdoch team must race against time to save the boy.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***LIVE***
***Citytv Original Presentation***
“Semifinal Week Five – Performance Show”
In the fifth week of semifinals, five acts take the stage in hopes of securing enough votes to propel them into the final round. This week’s performers include: animal act Angela Ewtushik and dog Rally; circus performer Eric Saintonge; beat-boxer KRNFX; traditional dance group Sagkeeng’s Finest; and singer Silvia Ricciotto.
 
Great MovieVegas Vacation: 9pm ET/PT/CT, 10pm MT
When Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase, Community) decides it’s time for a family vacation, he packs up the family and heads to Las Vegas. But Clark soon realizes he may have bet on the wrong destination for his “perfect” family vacation when he starts losing big at the tables. During the vacation, his wife Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo, Entourage) falls for Wayne Newton (playing himself), his underage son Rusty (Ethan Embry, Ordinary Man) becomes Vegas' greatest gambler, and his nightlife-loving daughter Audrey (Marisol Nichols, GCB) tries her hand at cage dancing, leaving Clark scrambling to keep his wallet and family together.
 
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