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City Programming Highlights: Monday, Jan. 14 to Sunday, Jan. 20

– Meet 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw in the highly anticipated series premiere of The Carrie Diaries –
– Free-fall into love with Sean as he goes on his first one-on-one date and turns up the heat at a Harlequin photo shoot on The Bachelor –
– The five-season saga comes to an epic and emotional end in the exciting two-hour series finale of Fringe –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for January 14 to January 20. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Jan. 14:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Around the House”
Host Tracy Moore gets into renovating, updating, and repurposing your interiors with designer Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault, DIY guy Nicholas Rosaci, and interior stylist Arren Williams. Plus, chef Randy Feltis brings the warmth with cold-andflu-fighting chicken soup and a garlic tomato soup with Taleggio cheese.
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Band or DJ?”
Despite already popping the question, Robin (Cobie Smulders) insists that Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) seek her father's permission before they announce their engagement. Meanwhile, a conflicted Ted (Josh Radnor) throws himself into planning their wedding.
The Bachelor: 8 p.m. ET on OMNI.1 (s/ABC), 9 p.m. MT on OMNI AB (s/ABC), 6 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
Sean has a few tricks up his sleeve, as he takes Sarah on a jolting one-on-one adrenaline-packed date, while Desiree gets the hidden-camera prank treatment to test her sense of humour. Then, the group date gives 13 lucky ladies the chance to compete in a photo shoot challenge, with the winner appearing on the cover of several famed Harlequin romance novels.
Happy Endings: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**Special Date**
“The Ex Factor”
Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) is shocked to discover that Jane's (Eliza Coupe) ex "Ryan" is a woman. Meanwhile, Max's (Adam Pally) cool new roommate works wonders with the apartment, but when he suddenly disappears, the gang investigates by digging into his private life.
2 Broke Girls(s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“And the Bear Truth”
Max (Kat Dennings), Caroline (Beth Behr), and Andy (Ryan Hansen) spend a disastrous weekend together at a cabin in the woods.
Mike & Molly (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Fish for Breakfast”
To improve their chances of becoming pregnant, Molly (Melissa McCarthy) and Mike (Billy Gardell) cut out caffeine and try eating healthy, which leads to headaches, withdrawal, and hunger pains.
The Carrie Diaries: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Series Premiere**
In the series premiere of this prequel to Sex and the City, 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) enters her junior year of high school as she struggles to move on after her mother's death. However, things begin to look up when she is offered an internship in Manhattan.
Tuesday, Jan. 15:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
The 3 Chefs show host Tracy Moore how to cook with more exotic flavours, serving up Jambalaya, Asian hot pot, lettuce wraps, and more. Plus, learn the proper uses for a selection of cooking utensils.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Lord of the Ring”
Jimmy (Lucas Neff) signs up for a series of medical experiments to pay for an engagement ring for Sabrina (Shannon Woodward). Meanwhile, Virginia (Martha Plimpton) has been pawning her engagement ring for years behind Burt's (Garret Dillahunt) back to pay for odds and ends, but when Jimmy visits the pawnshop and falls in love with his own mom's ring, her secret may be out.
Ben & Kate (s/FOX): 8:30p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Girl Problems”
Tommy (Echo Kellum) finally introduces his new girlfriend, Lila (recurring guest star Brittany Snow, Pitch Perfect), to the gang, but when Kate (Dakota Johnson) suggests the two women get to know each other better, things don’t go as planned.
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“A Father’s Love”
Jess (Zooey Deschanel) tries to help Nick (Jake Johnson) repair his relationship with his con-man father (guest star Dennis Farina, Law & Order), but Nick worries his dad is only using him in a scheme. Meanwhile, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) enlists Robby (recurring guest star Nelson Franklin, Argo) to try and win back Cece (Hannah Simone).
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Bunk Bed”
Mindy's (Mindy Kaling) plans for her goddaughter's sleepover go awry after Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) and Danny's (Chris Messina) bunk bed creation collapses, injuring Gwen (Anna Camp).
Private Practice (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Full Release”
Addison (Kate Walsh) attends a custody hearing for Henry and discovers the judge has reservations regarding Jake (Benjamin Bratt). Meanwhile, Miranda (Chandra Wilson) meets Sheldon's (Brian Benben) friends, and Cooper's (Paul Adelstein) plans to acquire the perfect house are halted when Charlotte (KaDee Strickland) goes into labour.
Wednesday, Jan. 16:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Chef Claire Tansey cooks up some fresh flavours with host Tracy Moore, including the ultimate winter soup, and Dr. Dave and Nanny Robina stop by to discuss common winter illnesses and childhood ailments. Plus, dog trainer Danielle Hodges showcases some fun and functional products to help dogs get through the winter.
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“One Kid at a Time”
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn) spend an entire day with each kid over a three-day weekend, including a visit to a paintball range with Axl (Charlie McDermott), completing a 17-point itinerary with Sue (Eden Sher), and attending a sci-fi book convention with Brick (Atticus Shaffer).
Cougar Town: 8:30p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“I Need to Know”
Jules (Courteney Cox) excuses Travis (Dan Byrd) from "family night," but is worried by his extended absence. Meanwhile, Ellie (Christa Miller) finds success in training Andy (Ian Gomez) like a dog, and the guys try to grow moustaches like Tom Selleck.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Party Crasher”
Jay (Ed O'Neill) and Gloria (Sofía Vergara) plan a surprise party for Manny's (Rico Rodriguez) 14th birthday. Meanwhile, Haley's (Sarah Hyland) interest in an older man is a concern for her parents, and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) worries that Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) feels closer to Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson).
Suburgatory (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Junior Secretary’s Day”
Already busy helping Tessa (Jane Levy) recover from dental surgery, George (Jeremy Sisto) also has to put up with the hysterical behaviour of Fred Shay (Chris Parnell), who is hiding in the Altman's basement following a career setback. Meanwhile, Dallas (Cheryl Hines) begins to feel insecure about her relationship with George.
Thursday, Jan. 17:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Host Tracy Moore and designers Karen Sealy, Shai Deluca-Tamasi, and Eric McClelland go through tips for staging the home for a quick sale. Plus, start 2013 on a positive note with a visit to the Happy Show at the Design Exchange.
30 Rock (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Jack (Alec Baldwin) and Liz (Tina Fey) head to Florida to handle his late mother's estate, only to unearth a stunning discovery about her. Meanwhile, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski) supervise the TGS staff in their absence, leading to disastrous results for Kenneth (Jack McBrayer).
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Two Parties”
Councilman Jamm (Jon Glaser) inserts himself into the bachelorette party that Ann (Rashida Jones) has planned for Leslie (Amy Poehler). At the same time, Chris (Rob Lowe) throws a game night for the guys in honour of Ben's (Adam Scott) last days as a single man.
Scandal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“A Criminal, a Whore, an Idiot and a Liar”
A flashback reveals more details about the fixed election. Meanwhile, the White House undergoes additional changes, and Edison (Norm Lewis) makes a surprising allegation during a dispute with Olivia (Kerry Washington).
Friday, Jan. 18:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Friday”
It’s Fashion Friday with host Tracy Moore, featuring tips from stylist Lynn Spence and bridal fashions from designer Lea-Ann Belter. Plus, a lucky audience member gets a fantastic makeover from stylists Martin Younan and Phillipe Fiorio.
Fringe (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Two-hour Series Finale**
“Liberty/An Enemy of State”
After Olivia’s (Anna Torv) dangerous and otherworldly journey into the unknown, she, Peter (Joshua Jackson), Walter (John Noble), Astrid (Jasika Nicole), and Broyles (Lance Reddick) face off against the Observers in one final and extraordinary battle for the fate of mankind.
Saturday, Jan. 19:
The Biggest Loser: 9 p.m. ET/MT/PT, 8 p.m. CT
“Cut the Junk”
The players take a trivia test focusing on childhood obesity, and the losers must spend hours in a room with junk food, soda and video games. Plus, Dr. Dolgoff visits Sunny, Lindsay, and Bingo's homes to help improve their families' eating habits, and the contestants race through a bubble-gum pit during a challenge.
Sunday, Jan. 20:
Revenge (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Daniel (Joshua Bowman) competes against an intense business adversary to land a deal that Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) wants to halt. Meanwhile, Aiden (Barry Sloane) makes a menacing transformation, and Conrad (Henry Czerny) gains control of Jack (Nick Wechsler) and Amanda's (Margarita Levieva) future.
Happy Endings: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT/MT
“The Marry Prankster”
When the gang pranks Max (Adam Pally) into believing he won a lottery jackpot, he swears to exact revenge on them when they least expect it. Meanwhile, Penny (Casey Wilson) suspects Pete (Nick Zano) has big plans for them, and Jane (Eliza Coupe) learns that Brad's (Damon Wayans Jr.) new job is all fun and games after he lands a position at a kids' gym.
Don’t Trust the B**** in Apartment 23: 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT/CT
“Dating Games”
Chloe (Krysten Ritter) and June (Dreama Walker) ask out the same man, so James (James Van Der Beek) creates various dating challenges for them to compete in to win the guy's affection.
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