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Programming Highlights: Monday, Feb. 4 to Sunday, Feb. 10

– It takes a village to raise a child, and every village has an idiot. City’s hilarious new original comedy series Seed premieres Monday –
– O Canada! How I Met Your Mother ushers in a special episode chock full of Canadian guest stars in this week’s all-new episode –
– It’s a double dose of love this week with two back-to-back nights of The Bachelor, including a trip to the Canadian Rockies –
– Night class resumes for the Greendale gang on the Season 4 premiere of Community –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for February 4 to February 10, 2013. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Feb. 4:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
 “Around the House”
Host Tracy Moore is serving up authentic Thai cuisine with chef Adrian Niman, and designer Samantha Pynn gives some tips on warming up home interiors with spring bulb arrangements. Then, DIY stylist Sarah Gunn stops by to guide viewers through the emotional, functional, and inspirational choices for designing the perfect office space.
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Special Canadian-Themed Episode**
“P.S. I Love You”
Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) discovers a lost episode of a behind-the-music show that features Canadian teen singing sensation Robin Sparkles, a.k.a. Robin (Cobie Smulders), and includes a new video and another intriguing revelation from her past. Meanwhile, Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) suspect that Ted's (Josh Radnor) new girlfriend is a stalker.
Special guests include: Jason Priestley,k.d. lang,Chuck Lacey,Alex Trebek,Steven Page,Geddy Lee,Dave Thomas, Alan Thicke,Abby Elliott,Paul Shaffer,Luc Robitaille,James Van Der Beek, Bob Saget
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 11 remaining bachelorettes to Whitefish, Montana, where eight compete in a relay race – for his heart. Then, Sean takes one woman on a helicopter ride over Glacier National Park. Later, drama erupts after the group date, and Sean goes on a two-on-one date involving a horseback ride. Following the rose ceremony, only nine bachelorettes remain.
Seed: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
**Series Premiere**
“Ill Conceived”
Harry (Adam Korson, 2 Broke Girls) becomes an overnight father figure to 10-year-old Billy (William Ainscough) and teenage Anastasia (Abby Ross), who both seem to be the product of his past foray into sperm donation. Then, Harry meets Rose (Carrie-Lynn Neales, The L.A. Complex), a beautiful, neurotic, single woman who's out to have a baby on her own, and who believes Harry may have what she needs to get pregnant.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
"And the Psychic Shakedown"
Caroline (Beth Behrs) visits a psychic to gain insight into her future love life.
Mike and Molly (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Carl Gets a Roommate”
Mike (Billy Gardell) begins transforming the basement into a living area for Molly (Melissa McCarthy) and himself to live in, but the construction work is more than he – or his eyebrows – can handle! Meanwhile, Carl (Reno Wilson) invites Samuel (Nyambi Nyambi) to move in with him.
The Carrie Diaries: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Fright Night”
When Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) is invited to a Halloween party in the city by Larissa (Freema Agyeman), she decides to invite Walt (Brendan Dooling) to go with her. It doesn’t take long before the night goes awry and Carrie is forced to babysit Larissa. Meanwhile, Walt finds himself in an uncomfortable position after a party guest gets a little too close for comfort.
Tuesday, Feb.5:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Makeover Madness”
In this Cityline special, host Tracy Moore and the regular Cityline crew of beauty and hair experts give viewers insight and tips on how to “cover up” everything from roots to skin imperfections. Plus, three lucky audience members are made over.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Two back-to-back episodes**
“Yo Zappa Do, Part 2”
Hope is tapped as an actor on her favourite show, Yo Zappa Do, so Jimmy (Lucas Neff) gets work as an extra, but the series star makes his life a living hell.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Sex, Clown and Videotape”
Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) lose an embarrassing video to another couple when their storage locker is up for auction, and Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) investigates Jimmy's sleepwalking habit.
The Bachelor: 9 p.m. ET on OMNI.1(s/ABC), 10 p.m. MT on OMNI AB (s/ABC), 6 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
Sean and the nine remaining bachelorettes head to the Canadian Rockies, where seven of the ladies take an ice-cold dip in Alberta’s picturesque Lake Louise. Elsewhere, adventurous one-on-one encounters unfold, including a monster-snow-truck ride on a glacier and a date that involves rappelling down a cliff. Later, three women are sent home after a dramatic rose ceremony.
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Table 34”
Cece (Hannah Simone) hopes to find a prospective husband at a dating convention for East Indians. Meanwhile, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake Johnson) find themselves in a compromising position in front of Sam (recurring guest star David Walton), and Winston (Lamorne Morris) gets his groove back.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Harry and Mindy”
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) sets up Jaime's (guest star B.J. Novak, The Office) female best friend with Danny (Chris Messina) for a double date on Valentine's Day, and Jeremy (Ed Weeks) gives Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) tips for picking up women on his way to a romantic rendezvous.
Wednesday, Feb. 6:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Relationship expert Karyn Gordon and chiropractor Stacy Irvine stop by to share some great outdoor toys that kids will love, and offers tips on some family fitness fun. Plus, some special visitors from Seaworld stop by.
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT/ 7 p.m. CT
“The Smile”
With Axl's (Charlie McDermott) classmates getting their college-acceptance letters, Mike (Neil Flynn) and Frankie (Patricia Heaton) fret that their son may not be getting the sports scholarship they were banking on. Meanwhile, Sue (Eden Sher) undertakes a school project that will prove smiling is contagious.
Cougar Town: 8:30p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Runnin’ Down a Dream”
Jules (Courteney Cox) mulls a career change when she tires of the real-estate grind. Meanwhile, Bobby (Brian Van Holt) embarks on a new venture to sell burgers from a truck, but his business suffers thanks to Ellie's (Christa Miller) brand of customer service.
Modern Family(s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“A Slight at the Opera”
Cameron's (Eric Stonestreet) school production of "Phantom of the Opera" is in jeopardy when his star gets sick, but Manny (Rico Rodriguez) has a plan to come to the rescue. Meanwhile, Phil's (Ty Burrell) golf lesson with Jay (Ed O'Neill) turns into a competition with Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Pepper (recurring guest star Nathan Lane).
Suburgatory (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Body Talk”
Dallas (Cheryl Hines) learns that part of her property is in East Chatswin, meaning she gets kicked out of the country club and Dalia (Carly Chaikin) must attend a neighbouring high school. Meanwhile, Tessa (Jane Levy) is tapped to produce a Chatswin High TV show called Teen Talk, but worries about her new responsibility when Ryan (Parker Young) becomes the show's host.
Rules of Engagement: 10 p.m. ET/PT 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Season Premiere**
“Liz Moves In”
Liz (Wendi McLendon-Covey) moves in with Jeff (Patrick Warburton) and Audrey (Megyn Price), but soon wears out her welcome when she takes Jeff's side on everything. Meanwhile, Adam (Oliver Hudson) and Timmy (Adhir Kalyan) team up to beat the rest of the company at Ping-Pong.
Thursday, Feb. 7:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Guest expert designer Virginie Martocq, Benjamin Moore representative Sharon Grech, and designer Yanic Simard show host Tracy Moore a main floor makeover with ideas on stenciled stairs, how to choose trim colour, and a Top 10 list of decor items.
Community (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Season Premiere**
“History 101”
Jeff (Joel McHale) focuses on the last few credits he needs to graduate, while Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) arranges a physical challenge to award spots in a history class. Plus, Britta (Gillian Jacobs) helps Abed (Danny Pudi) cope with his anxiety about the group parting ways after graduation.
Parks & Recreation (s/NBC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Ann’s Decision”
A string of failed relationships leads Ann (Rashida Jones) to make a dramatic life decision. Meanwhile, Ben (Adam Scott) seeks advice on choosing a caterer for the wedding from Chris (Rob Lowe), Tom (Aziz Ansari), and Ron (Nick Offerman). Meanwhile, April (Aubrey Plaza) is left with a task that Leslie (Amy Poehler) usually handles.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“One Percent”
Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) struggle to maintain their anonymity while protecting a tech billionaire whose resources rival their own and threaten to sabotage their efforts to save his life.
Scandal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Nobody likes Babies”
The “Gladiators in Suits” discover the truth about the rigged election, and learn a thing or two about Olivia (Kerry Washington). Meanwhile, Mellie (Bellamy Young) goes to great lengths to reel in Fitz (Tony Goldwyn).
Friday, Feb. 8:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Friday”
Host Tracy Moore speaks with stylist Sandra Pittana about great seasonal fashions. Meanwhile, hair stylist Max Pereira and makeup artist Tracey Peart give one lucky audience member a stunning makeover and share some great beauty tips along the way.
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Quarterback’s Boyfriend”
Patriotic Mike (Tim Allen) hangs his prize U.S. flag in the yard, inspiring 14-year-old Eve (Kaitlyn Dever) to contemplate enlisting in a junior reserve officers’ training corps program, which doesn't quite fly with Vanessa (Nancy Travis).
Malibu Country (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/CT, 9 p.m., 7:30 p.m. CT
“Adventures in Babysitting”
Reba (Reba McEntire) suggests Cash (Justin Prentice) use details from his own life for a school writing assignment, but things hit too close to home when he decides to use her marital troubles with Bobby (Jeffrey Nordling) as subject matter.
1600 Penn: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Skip (Josh Gad) attempts to placate a group of protesters who are upset about his dad's transportation policies, but his efforts only make things worse. Elsewhere, Emily (Jenna Elfman) helps Xander (Benjamin Stockham) with his campaign for student-body president, and Becca (Martha MacIsaac) struggles to come to grips with her future.
Saturday, Feb. 9:
The Biggest Loser: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 10 p.m. CT
“Lead By Example”
The weight of just one player per team counts for the week's weigh-in, but each chosen player isn't revealed until the last minute. Meanwhile, Australian pop-singer Cody Simpson speaks to kids about bullying following a speech by Lindsay. Later, this week’s challenge has the contestants dodging swinging pendulums while balancing on a beam.
Sunday, Feb. 10:
Revenge (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Preparations for Jack (Nick Wechsler) and Amanda's (Margarita Levieva) wedding have Emily (Emily VanCamp) contemplating what might have been. Meanwhile, things become problematic for Daniel (Josh Bowman) at Grayson Global. Later, a new chapter begins for Conrad (Henry Czerny).
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