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City Programming Highlights: Monday, Jan. 21, to Sunday, Jan. 27

– Carrie lies to her family in the name of love on an all-new episode of The Carrie Diaries –
– Witness a record-breaking smooch as Sean locks lips with one lucky lady on The Bachelor –
– Turn up the funny on Friday with two back-to-back episodes of new series 1600 Penn –
– After an epic seven seasons, Private Practice comes to a close in the emotional series finale –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for January 21 to January 27, 2013. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Jan. 21:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
 “Around the House”
Host Tracy Moore and chef Jason Parsons heat things up in the kitchen with Jason’s traditional Jamaican dish jerk chicken with pineapple relish. Lifestyle expert Shoana Jensen warms up home decor with a selection of fireplaces, and interior designer Yanic Simard puts a twist on the traditional quilt, and shares some facts about the hottest radiators on the market.
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Ring Up”
Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) believes it would be in Ted's (Josh Radnor) best interest to continue dating his much younger, much more uninhibited girlfriend, despite having very little in common with her. Meanwhile, Robin (Cobie Smulders) adjusts to the powerful dynamic of wearing an engagement ring.
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 takes the ladies to Malibu for a game of beach volleyball, after which the winners spend the evening with him. Elsewhere, one of his romantic encounters has the potential to break a world record for the longest on-screen kiss. Then, after a dramatic rose ceremony, only 13 women remain to compete for Sean’s affections.
Happy Endings: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**Special Date**
“Ordinary Extraordinary Love”
A young pop star visits Alex's (Elisha Cuthbert) store to buy a dress, and Penny (Casey Wilson) grabs the opportunity to turn it into a public relations bonanza. Meanwhile, Jane (Eliza Coupe) and Derrick (Stephen Guarino) squire Max (Adam Pally) to Chicago's themed gay establishments in hopes they can alleviate his identity crisis.
2 Broke Girls(s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“And Too Little Sleep”
An overwhelmed Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behr) need help meeting a monster cupcake order, so the diner staff pulls an all-nighter to get the job done.
Mike and Molly (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Molly’s Birthday”
Mike's (Billy Gardell) big plans for Molly's (Melissa McCarthy) birthday fall apart when he ingests some psychedelic-laced gelato prepared by Victoria's (Katy Mixon) friend.
The Carrie Diaries: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
 “Lie With Me”
Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) lies and cancels plans with her family to spend time with Sebastian (Austin Butler). Meanwhile, Maggie (Katie Findlay) and Walt (Brendan Dooling) can't get past their opposing views on sex; and Larissa (Freema Agyeman) wants Carrie's handbag to take centre stage in a photo shoot for the magazine.
Tuesday, Jan. 22:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“In the Kitchen”
Host Tracy Moore and chef Claire Tansey make saucy shepherd’s pie from the pages of Chatelaine, and health expert Laurie Jennings gives kid-friendly nutrition advice. Then, learn about decorating bedrooms with designer Kimberley Seldon.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“What Happens at Howdy’s Doesn’t Stay at Howdy’s”
Due to a history of irresponsible behaviour, Jimmy (Lucas Neff) balks at Frank's (Todd Giebenhain) idea for a bachelor party, but gives in when Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) persuades him to have fun. It's too late to reconsider, however, once Frank's true intentions are revealed.
Ben & Kate (s/FOX): 8:30p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Bake Off”
Ben (Nat Faxon) grows concerned about the future of Rail Mall when his new business partner starts bringing in more associates to expand their plan. Meanwhile, Kate (Dakota Johnson) learns that Will (Geoff Stults) has started dating again, and BJ (Lucy Punch) and Maddie (Maggie Elizabeth Jones) go to a commercial audition as mother and daughter.
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Nick (Jake Johnson) suspects one of Jess’s (Zooey Deschanel) night school students is hiding something, and Winston (Lamorne Morris) and Cece (Hannah Simone) have an embarrassing encounter.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Hooking Up is Hard to Do”
Mindy's (Mindy Kaling) attempted one-night stand with Brendan (Mark Duplass) hits a snag when his brother and Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) drop by. Meanwhile, Danny (Chris Messina) goes on a date with Eye Patch (recurring guest star Allison Williams, Girls).
Private Practice (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Series Finale**
“In Which We Say Goodbye”
Naomi (Audra McDonald) returns for Addison's (Kate Walsh) wedding. Meanwhile, Cooper (Paul Adelstein) has a difficult time transitioning to life as a stay-at-home dad, and Violet (Amy Brenneman) starts a meaningful project.
Wednesday, Jan. 23:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Chef Mairlyn Smith shares mouth-watering Tuscan recipes,  Dr. Joey Shulman gives advice on the perfect snacks for weight loss, and fitness trainer Stephanie Joanne has a three-step method to get off the couch and get moving.
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Friend”
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) arranges an adult play date for Mike (Neil Flynn). Elsewhere, Sue (Eden Sher) and her fellow Wrestlerettes fight the cheerleaders for the right to cheer at wrestling matches, and Axl (Charlie McDermott) fears he's not smart enough for his girlfriend.
Cougar Town: 8:30p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Between Two Worlds”
Jules (Courteney Cox) frets about a lack of passion in her marriage with Grayson (Josh Hopkins), but input from Ellie (Christa Miller) makes their relationship almost too hot to handle. Meanwhile, Laurie (Busy Philipps) helps Travis (Dan Byrd) locate his inner hero, and Bobby (Brian Van Holt) tries out a new personality.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Gloria's (Sofía Vergara) mother and sister visit from Colombia, bringing a lot more baggage than just their luggage. Meanwhile, Phil's (Ty Burrell) unconventional approach to helping with the kids’ problems goes underappreciated, and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) try to stay on their best behaviour so Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) stops learning their bad habits.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Chinese Chicken”
George (Jeremy Sisto) needs some space when Dallas (Cheryl Hines) is overenthusiastic about his business, so he persuades Noah (Alan Tudyk) and Fred (Chris Parnell) to start a band just for guys – but George breaks his own rule after he hears Sheila (Ana Gasteyer) sing.
Thursday, Jan. 24:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Host Tracy Moore is joined by designers Kimberley Seldon, Brian Gluckstein and Antonio Bellusci who showcase quick, inexpensive ways to update the home. Plus, learn how to take advantage of January sales, and how to save money with DIY screen printing.
30 Rock (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“A Goon’s Deed in a Weary World”
Episodic synopsis is currently unavailable.
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Women in Garbage”
Leslie's (Amy Poehler) push to get more women in government jobs results in her collecting garbage with April (Aubrey Plaza). Meanwhile, Tom (Aziz Ansari) asks Andy (Chris Pratt) and Ben (Adam Scott) to teach him about basketball, and Ron (Nick Offerman) takes on the responsibility of watching Diane's (Lucy Lawless) kids.
Friday, Jan. 25:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Friday”
Host Tracy Moore and fashion stylist Lisa Rogers showcase fashions from Sporting Life. Lisa also demonstrates how old styles are making their way into new fashions this season. Plus, stylists Bill Rowley and Derek Selby give another great makeover.
1600 Penn: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two back-to-back episodes**
“The Skiplantic Ocean”
Becca’s (Martha MacIsaac) surprising news gets picked up by the media. Elsewhere, President Gilchrist (Bill Pullman) holds a group-therapy session with his generals, and Emily (Jenna Elfman) gets tangled up in lies while trying to keep Marigold (Amara Miller) and Xander (Benjamin Stockham) from learning Becca's secret.
1600 Penn: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“So You Don’t Want to Dance”
Hoping to gain votes for new educational reforms, President Gilchrist (Bill Pullman) hosts a ball for an ill-tempered senator and his wife. Elsewhere, Skip (Josh Gad) wants to invite an attractive mailroom clerk to the ball, and Becca (Martha MacIsaac) reveals a hidden past.
Sunday, Jan. 27:
The Biggest Loser: 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Pay it Forward”
The trainers visit the kid contestants at home, leaving the adult players on their own at the ranch. Elsewhere, the contestants run five kilometres to benefit a local charity, Jillian has an encounter with a player on another trainer's team, and a struggling player receives good news.
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