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City Programming Highlights: Monday, April 1 to Sunday, April 7

– Smart new psycho-thriller Hannibal gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, “What’s for dinner?” with the series premiere Thursday night –
– Get ready for more family dysfunction with the series premiere of How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life), starring Canadian actors Sarah Chalke and Jon Dore
– Anastasia isn’t the only one with high school problems this week on an all-new episode of original comedy Seed –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for April 1 to 7, 2013. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, April 1:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Around the House”
Host Tracy Moore is lightening up the menu with chef Jason Parson’s hearty main course salads, while interior stylist Janette Ewen takes viewers on a tour through her condo and offers tips for decorating small spaces.
The Carrie Diaries: 7 p.m. ET/MT/PT, 6 p.m. CT
**New Time-slot**
“A First Time for Everything”
Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) arranges a perfect evening with Sebastian (Austin Butler), but things don't go as planned. Elsewhere, Mouse (Ellen Wong) realizes she can no longer ignore her chemistry with West (recurring guest star R.J. Brown); and Dorrit (Stefania Owen) seeks romantic advice from Donna (Chloe Bridges).
Seed: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
“Rebel Without Lamaze”
As a former nerd, Rose (Carrie -Lynn Neales) worries that her Lamaze class will be high school all over again. Fortunately, Harry (Adam Korson) thrived in high school and is ready to help out. Meanwhile, Anastasia (Abby Ross) plans for her own school’s formal, while Jonathan (Matt Baram) and Janet (Laura de Carteret) try to capture the few parent-child milestones they have left. Plus, Michelle (Amanda Brugel) and Harry realize that they dated the same woman years ago.
Revolution (s/NBC): 10 p.m. ET/PT. 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and the gang suffer a devastating loss. Meanwhile, Miles (Billy Burke) and Nora (Daniella Alonso) set out to recruit a former militia comrade; and Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) searches for both a power source and Charlie's forgiveness while attempting to elude Flynn (recurring guest star Colm Feore).
Tuesday, April 2:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Makeover Madness”
Host Tracy Moore and her team of beauty experts transform some lucky audience members with spectacular makeovers. Plus, stylist Ingrie Williams stops by to showcase flattering fashions for the office.
Hell’s Kitchen (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“16 Chefs Compete - Part 1”
Protein is the focus for this week’s challenge, testing the contestants’ knowledge and ability to identify different proteins in a time crunch. Then, things get off to a groggy start when the teams are woken up early to make breakfast for emergency medical workers. Later, during elimination, one chef tries to throw a teammate under the bus, and chef Ramsay lets the two sweat it out before making a surprise decision.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Pretty Man”
On a night on the town by herself, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) meets a handsome man – who just happens to be a prostitute. But the experience pays off when she winds up needing a date for Danny (Chris Messina) and Alex's (recurring guest star Kelen Coleman) dinner party.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Skin and Bones”
A murder victim's rabid neighbour bites Tommy (Mark Valley), and after another rabies fatality, Kate (Jeri Ryan) calls in the new health commissioner, Dr. Charles Stafford (recurring guest star Luke Perry), to help Megan (Dana Delany) uncover the truth.
Wednesday, April 3:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Host Tracy Moore welcomes celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak to take viewers through his new Body Reset Diet. Plus, alternative health expert Bryce Wylde chats about natural solutions for energy, pain, and joint support.
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Bachelor”
The season finale of The Bachelor disheartens Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and she sulks about it for several days. Meanwhile, Mike (Neil Flynn) tries to mould an overly polite Sue (Eden Sher) into a cutthroat competitor when she joins the tennis team; and Axl (Charlie McDermott) and Cassidy (recurring guest star Galadriel Stineman) re-examine their romance.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): 8:30p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Dallas (Cheryl Hines) feels left out when George (Jeremy Sisto) becomes obsessed with his body image after being asked to pose for a "Dads of Chatswin" calendar. Meanwhile, Dalia's (Carly Chaikin) friendliness toward Tessa (Jane Levy) makes Lisa (Allie Grant) think she has an ulterior motive.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 CT
“The Future Dunphys”
Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) get a glimpse of their possible future on a trip to the hospital, where they witness a family that's eerily similar to their own. Meanwhile, Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) plan a "girls’ day" for Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) and Gloria (Sofía Vergara) that turns into a cultural lesson.
How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Series Premiere**
Following her divorce and the economic downturn, single mom Polly (Canadian actor Sarah Chalke, Scrubs) and her daughter Natalie (newcomer Rachel Eggleston) are forced to move back home with her eccentric parents, Elaine (Elizabeth Perkins, Weeds) and Max (Brad Garrett, Everybody Loves Raymond). With a little help from her parents, her best friend Gregg (Orlando Jones, Rules of Engagement), and her lovable, yet irresponsible, ex-husband Julian (Canadian actor Jon Dore, The Jon Dore Show), Polly takes her first steps toward getting a new life – starting with a social one.
**Please see below for details on City’s exclusive How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) contest**
Scandal:10 p.m. ET/PT 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**New Time-slot**
“Molly, You in Danger, Girl”
When details from an old case don’t add up, Olivia's (Kerry Washington) team must backtrack to figure out if they made a mistake. Worse still, this mistake has potentially put them all in serious danger. Meanwhile, Olivia and Jake’s (Scott Foley) relationship starts to heat up, while Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Mellie’s (Bellamy Young) relationship hits a new low.
Thursday, April 4:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Host Tracy Moore and designers Yanic Simard, Stacy McLennan, and Sharon Grech give bedside-table do’s and don’ts, and demonstrate how to make colour flow from room to room with two contemporary house tours.
Community (s/NBC): 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Herstory of Dance”
Britta (Gillian Jacobs) protests Dean Pelton’s (Jim Rash) Sadie Hawkins dance by organizing a competing Sophie B. Hawkins soirée, but doesn't realize she's honouring the wrong woman.
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Leslie (Amy Poehler) accompanies Ben (Adam Scott) on a trip to his hometown of Partridge, Minnesota, where he has been offered a key to the city. Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) deals with a lawsuit filed against him by Councilman Jamm (recurring guest star Jon Glaser); and Ann (Rashida Jones) and Chris (Rob Lowe) take a parenting compatibility quiz.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Trojan Horse”
Episodic information currently unavailable
Hannibal (s/NBC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Series Premiere**
Desperate to find a new angle in the case of the Minnesota Shrike (a serial killer who targets and removes the organs of young women), FBI Special Agent Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne, The Matrix) recruits unorthodox profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy, The Big C), whose ability to empathize completely gives him a unique insight into crime scenes. Noted psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen, Casino Royale) is also invited to assist when a copycat killer escalates the case. Originally consulted on Will’s psychological health, Hannibal delights at the chance to see, and influence, the inner workings of the FBI.
Friday, April 5:
Happy Endings (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“The Incident”
Jane (Eliza Coupe) and Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) recommend Max (Adam Pally) to their longtime hairdresser, who dishes some juicy gossip about the ladies and triggers a sisterly war between them. Meanwhile, the “Steak Me Home” food wagon is truck-napped, and Penny (Casey Wilson) and Dave (Zachary Knighton) go looking for the thief.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Bros Before Bros”
Following Penny’s (Casey Wilson) awkward reunion with her estranged father, an optimistic Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) offers encouragement, but Jane (Eliza Coupe) is skeptical. Meanwhile, Dave (Zachary Knighton) recruits Max (Adam Pally) and Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) to help sabotage his archrival's food truck.
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City’s Exclusive How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) Contest:
Beginning April 3, How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) viewers have the chance to be featured in an upcoming issue of Today’s Parent by uploading a photo of their own parents to with a story about how their parents have supported them when they needed them most. Winning entries will be featured on and in Today’s Parent magazine.

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