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CITYTV PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, APRIL 30 – SUNDAY, MAY 6

 
- Only two spots remain as competitors take to the stage in the last week of semifinals on an all-new Canada’s Got Talent -
- The “weight” is over! Tune-in to the live season finale of the Biggest Loser -
- Whoopi Goldberg (The View) guest stars as the school’s quirky new guidance counsellor on a brand-new episode of The Middle -
- Guest star Justin Long (He’s Just Not That into You) returns to the loft on this week’s episode of New Girl -
 
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for April 30 – May 6. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for The Biggest Loser.

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Monday, April 30:

How I Met Your Mother:8pm ET/PT(s/CBS), 8pm MT/CT
“Good Crazy”
When Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel) have a baby shower, Marshall panics when realizing the baby is coming soon, prompting Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) to take him on a wild road trip. Meanwhile, Ted (Josh Radnor) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) come to terms with their relationship.
 
2 Broke Girls: 8:30pm ET/PT, 9:30pm MT(s/CBS), 9:30pm CT
“And the Buttercream Breakthrough”
If the cupcakes that Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) deliver to Peach’s (Brooke Lyons) socialite friend aren’t perfect, Max’s babysitting gig with Peach will be in peril.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 9pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***LIVE***
***Citytv Original Presentation***
“Semifinal Week Five – Results Show”
Host Dina Pugliese reveals the next two acts advancing to the final round. Canada’s Got Talent judge Stephan Moccio also performs.
 
Rules of Engagement: 9:30pm ET/PT, 8:30pm CT/MT
“Missed Connections”
Timmy (Adhir Kalyan) is determined to reconnect with a woman he shared a romantic moment with on the subway. Audrey (Megyn Price) and Jeff (Patrick Warburton) blame each other when a couple they previously went out with snubs them. .
 
Shameless:10pmET/PT/CT/MT
“Casey Casden”
A sad and lonely Debbie (Emma Kenney) steals a little boy from a birthday party, forcing the family to scheme a way to return him without drawing attention from the Chicago police. Later, a web of lies ends in a marriage proposal from – already married – Kevin (Steve Howey).
 
Tuesday, May 1:
 
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
“The Spotlight”
When Mike (Tim Allen) realizes he unintentionally upstaged Vanessa's (Nancy Travis) announcement about being nominated as the top parent volunteer, his efforts to make it up to her could cause more harm than good.
 
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): 8pm ET on OMNI.1; 7pm MT/PT, 10pm CT on Citytv
***Season Finale***
In the exciting, live season 13 finale, the contestants return for a special reunion and one final weigh-in to show how much weight they’ve lost since beginning their journeys. Those who have been eliminated compete for a $100,000 “at home” prize. Then, one of the three finalists will be named the “Biggest Loser” – taking home the $250,000 grand prize.
 
Cougar Town (s/ABC): 8:30pm ET/PT, 7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT
“Southern Accents”
Jules (Courtney Cox) struggles to accept that Holly (guest star Briga Heelan, Lovebot) is part of her life, a situation that does not improve after she finds out that Holly and Travis (Dan Byrd) made out. Meanwhile, Andy (Ian Gomez) wants to run for mayor so he can change the town rules against weddings on the beach, but Ellie (Christa Miller) won’t let him.
 
New Girl (s/FOX): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
“Backslide”
When Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake M. Johnson) run into their exes Paul (guest star Justin Long, He’s Just Not That Into You) and Caroline (guest star Mary Elizabeth Ellis, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), the gang fears they may "backslide" into romantic relationships.
 
Parks and Recreation:9:30pm ET/PT, 8:30pm CT, 10:30pm MT
***Pre-release***Special Day and Time***
“Bus Tour”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) goes on a bus tour for the final day of her campaign, and is caught off guard when an important person in Pawnee passes away. Meanwhile, Andy (Chris Pratt) discovers a security threat, and Chris (Rob Lowe) finds an unlikely cure for his depression. Paul Rudd (Wanderlust) guest stars.
 
Private Practice (s/ABC):10pm ET/PT, 8pm MT, 9pm CT
“True Colours”
Addison (Kate Walsh), Pete (Tim Daly) and the team treat an illegal immigrant facing deportation who self-induces her pregnancy so that her child will be a U.S. citizen. Cooper (Paul Adelstein) and Violet (Amy Brenneman) work with a young girl who has gender identity disorder.
 
Wednesday, May 2:
 
The Middle (s/ABC): 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
“The Guidance Counsellor”
Sue (Eden Sher) finds a kindred spirit in her school’s awkward new guidance counsellor, Jane Marsh (guest star Whoopi Goldberg, The View), who inspires her to reinvent herself. Later, Brick (Atticus Shaffer) attempts to call the president to persuade him to outlaw the Presidential Fitness Challenge.
 
Suburgatory(s/ABC): 8:30pm ET/PT, 7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT
“Hear No Evil”
As George (Jeremy Sisto) and Eden's (guest star Alicia Silverstone, Clueless) relationship gets serious, he decides to introduce her to Tessa (Jane Levy), who is preoccupied with her job at Crystal Cup of Crystals. Then, Eden becomes overwhelmed by Sheila's (Ana Gasteyer) meddling and the Werners' overprotective behaviour.
 
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
“Planes, Trains and Cars”
The Dunphys are in the market for a new car and Phil (Ty Burrell) makes a spontaneous purchase without Claire (Julie Bowen). Meanwhile, Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) loses her favourite stuffed animal on a public metro train, leaving Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) with an inconsolable toddler.
 
Don’t Trust the B**** in Apartment 23(s/ABC):9:30pm ET/PT, 8:30pm CT, 10:30pm MT
“The Wedding”
When a wedding invitation leaves a newly-single June (Dreama Walker) down in the dumps, Chloe (Krysten Ritter) tries to give her more confidence – but perhaps does too good of a job.
 
Revenge (s/ABC):10pm ET/PT, 8pm MT, 9pm CT
“Absolution”
The impending release of Daniel (Josh Bowen) has everyone on edge as the press grows more and more hostile and the SEC begin their investigation on Grayson Global. Emily (Emily Van Camp) discovers a new photo taken of her father on the day of his death, leading her to more clues about how he died – and also to an ominous new target.
 
Thursday, May 3:
 
Community (s/NBC): 8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
“Course Listing Unavailable”
As the study group deals with the death of a beloved classmate, Jeff (Joel McHale) easily adjusts, while Britta (Gillian Jacobs) acts as grief counsellor, employing what she’s learned in her psychology class. Chang (Ken Jeong) seizes an opportunity to increase his policing powers at the school when the memorial service disintegrates into a riot.
 
30 Rock(s/NBC): 8:30pm ET/PT, 7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT
“Queen of Jordan 2: The Mystery of the Phantom Pooper”
The launch of Angie Jordan's (Sherri Shepherd, The View) new clothing line brings Queen of Jordan back to TGS, but the cameras focus on Jack (Alec Baldwin) when news about his wife forces him to confront his feelings for Diana (guest star Mary Steenburgen, Step Brothers).
 
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
“Many Happy Returns”
It's Reese's (Jim Caviezel) birthday, and Finch (Michael Emerson) gifts him with a day off after realizing The Machine's latest number is sure to revive painful memories for Reese.
 
Scandal(s/ABC): 10pm ET/PT, 8pm MT, 9pm CT
“Crash and Burn”
After a commercial plane crashes, taking the lives of all onboard, Olivia (Kerry Washington) and her team defend the pilot from media and airline accusations. Later, Amanda Tanner (guest star Liza Weil, Gilmore Girls) goes missing and Huck (Guillermo Diaz) resorts to his dark past to uncover her whereabouts.
 
Friday, May 4:
 
Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC):8pm ET/PT, 7pm CT, 9pm MT
“Rashida Jones”
Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation) strongly identifies with both her African American and Jewish heritage, but knows little about her mother’s roots. She was close to her grandmother, who was originally from Ireland, but had few details on her life before marrying her grandfather. In New York, Rashida uncovers the answers to her grandmother’s missing years and interesting life in Manhattan. As her journey continues, a trip to Ireland reveals new information that leads to her family’s origins in Eastern Europe.
 
Fringe(s/FOX): 9pm ET/PT, 8pm CT, 10pm MT
“Brave New World: Part 1”
A mysterious event that causes people to spontaneously combust forces Walter (John Noble) to revisit his painful past; while the rest of the team faces off against David Robert Jones (Jared Harris) to save the world.
 
Mantracker: 10pm ET/PT, 9pm CT, 8pm MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Rob and Michelle”     
Don’t underestimate these cousins - gravedigger Rob uses his bush-savvy hunting skills while social worker Michelle’s athleticism keeps them on the move as they strive to outwit Mantracker.
 
Saturday, May 5:
 
Glenn Martin DDS:7pm ET
***Encore Presentation***
“The Tooth Shall Set You Free”
Glenn (Kevin Nealon) and Jackie (Catherine O’Hara) fear for their safety when a serial killer is released from prison, and Conor (Peter Oldring) purchases a horse trailer and converts it into a bachelor pad.

What’s Cooking
:7pm PT/CT/MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Bake Sale”
The “what’s cooking” team pays homage to bake sales with recipes for the sweet tooth including dutch apple pie, cappuccino chocolate-swirl cheesecake bars and chocolate-banana cupcakes. Plus, actress, singer and painter Elisabetta Fantone (Secrets of The Mountain), drops by the kitchen.
 
Out There with Melissa DiMarco: 7:30pm ET/PT/CT/MT
“Journalism 301: The Power of Access”
Melissa gives the inside scoop on how entertainment journalists gain access to celebrities. Guest starring Chris Evans (The Avengers), LL Cool J (NSIC: Los Angeles), Bryce Dallas Howard (The Help), Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), and former Miss Universe Ireland, Rozanna Purcell.
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Murdoch Mysteries: 8pm ET/PT/CT/MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Let Loose the Dogs”
A pub patron's murder is probed, and Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) suspects his estranged father, Harry (guest star Stephen McHattie, Haven) is the killer after finding him passed out drunk nearby the victim.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 9pm ET/PT/CT/MT
***Encore Presentation***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; dance duo Jive; and singer Silvia Ricciotto.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 10pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Encore Presentation***Citytv Original Presentation***
“Semifinal Week Five – Results Show”
Host Dina Pugliese reveals the next two acts advancing to the final round. Canada’s Got Talent judge Stephan Moccio also performs.
 
Extraordinary Canadians: 10:30pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Encore Presentation***
“Lewis Desoto on Emily Carr”
Lewis DeSoto travels through the life of Emily Carr and her beloved landscape of British Columbia. From childhood talent through struggles for acceptance in a male-dominated art world, Carr’s drive to paint and her unique vision shine through her paintings and her life story.
 
Sunday, May 6:
 
America’s Funniest Home Videos (s/ABC): 7pm ET/PT, 6pm CT and 8pm MT on OMNI Alberta
Clips competing for the grand prize include an adventurous four-year-old trying sour kumquats; an unexpected wake-up call with pancake batter; an English bulldog doing multiple sit-ups and a little girl showcasing her unique hula-hooping style.
 
Two and a Half Men: 7pm MT
***Two Back-to-Back Encore Presentations***
“Arguments for the Quickie”
Mia (guest star Emmanuelle Vaugier, CSI: NY) returns to town and Charlie (Charlie Sheen) tries to make everyone believe he is over her. 
 
“That Pistol-Packin' Hermaphrodite”
Charlie (Charlie Sheen) and Mia (guest star Emmanuelle Vaugier, CSI: NY) decide to marry, but when things start going bad, they plan to elope.
 
Murdoch Mysteries: 7pm CT, 9pm MT
***Encore Presentation***
“Me, Myself & Murdoch”
After a farmer is murdered with an axe, his daughter Charlotte (guest star Anastasia Phillips, Bomb Girls) admits to the crime. Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) thinks it is too simple an explanation and calls psychologist Dr. Roberts (guest star Paul Amos, Lost Girl) in for help.
 
Canada’s Got Talent: 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT ***LIVE***
***Citytv Original Presentation***
“Semifinal Week Six – Performance Show”
In the final week of semifinals, six acts take the stage in hopes of securing enough votes to propel them into the final round. This week’s performers include: circus performer Aygul Memet; dance group Broken Dance; singing duo Francelle Maria & Mathieu Leger; singer Jack Ettlinger; impressionist Laheeb Quddusi; and singer Marianne Demers.
 
Canadian MovieCradle of Lies: 9pm ET/PT/CT, 10pm MT
After a whirlwind romance, Haley (Shannon Sturges, Maid of Honor) is certain she's found the man of her dreams in successful lawyer Jack Roemer (Dylan Neal, Blood Ties). They quickly wed and excitedly start to plan a family, but when Haley finds out she's pregnant with a girl – Jack is anything but pleased. Haley soon discovers Jack's secret: in order to inherit his family's huge fortune, he must have a son, and he has to do it soon or lose everything. The clock is ticking and Jack will stop at nothing to collect his inheritance. Haley must fight to save her own life and the life of her unborn child.
 
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