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City Programming Highlights: Monday, April 15 to Sunday, April 21

– George and Tessa pack their bags and prepare for change in the one-hour season finale of Suburgatory –
– Harry uses Rose to attract a homewrecker and Janet and Jonathan cyber-spy on Abby in a new episode of City’s original comedy Seed –
– CityNews anchor Gord Martineau sheds light on some life-changing career moves in the City special presentation Tough Choices: The Next Chapter –
– Friday night brings the funny with two double features of Happy Endings and Parks and Recreation –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for April 15 to 21, 2013. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, April 15:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Around the House”
Host Tracy Moore welcomes guest DIY expert Bryan Baeumler to educate children on tool safety, while chef Randy Feltis encourages parents to make meals with their kids. Plus, guest stylist Samantha Pynn creates a sophisticated child’s room with some creative lighting options.
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Romeward Bound”
Lily (Alyson Hannigan) must decide if she's willing to ship out to Rome to be the Captain's (recurring guest star Kyle MacLachlan) art consultant.
Seed: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
“The Sperm Whale”
Harry (Adam Korson) runs into the woman – and homewrecker – that he’s desired for ages and tells her that he’s married to Rose (Carrie-Lynn Neales) – the only thing that will turn her on. Meanwhile, Jonathan (Matt Baram) and Janet (Laura de Carteret) create a fake social media account to try and connect with their daughter (Abby Ross).
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“And the Worst Selfie Ever”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) develops a rash after a romantic evening with her former boyfriend.
Mike & Molly (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Party Planners”
Mike's (Billy Gardell) special birthday wish is for his wife and mother to get along, but trying to plan the party leads to more conflict than ever between the two. Meanwhile, Samuel (Nyambi Nyambi) and Carl (Reno Wilson) take a liking to the same woman.
Revolution (s/NBC): 10 p.m. ET/PT. 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia”
Monroe is (David Lyons) overcome with paranoia when Julia (recurring guest star Kim Raver) disappears; and Jason (recurring guest star Blaise Atkinson) makes a major decision. Meanwhile, the bond between Miles (Billy Burke) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) strengthens; and Miles finds himself attracted to both Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Nora (Daniella Alonso).
Tuesday, April 16:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Makeover Madness”
Host Tracy Moore works together with chefs Michael Bonacini, Massimo Capra, and Jason Parsons to create recipes with herbs from around the world. Plus, Frankie Flowers showcases the top five herbs to plant, as well as some ‘early edibles’ from the garden.
Hell’s Kitchen (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“15 Chefs Compete”
The chefs are challenged to create six Chinese dishes that will be judged by renowned chef Martin Yan. Later, during dinner service, problems arise when some VIP guests leave disappointed.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Disappearing Act”
A rich investment fund manager, Gerry Roberts (guest star Christopher McDonald, Boardwalk Empire), stands trial for defrauding his investors of a billion dollars and is kidnapped as he is leaving court. During the chaos, a protestor outside the courthouse is run over and killed by the getaway car. And later, video surfaces of Gerry being killed – but did he fake his own death?
Wednesday, April 17:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Host Tracy Moore and her panel of guest experts go through the final days of Cityline’s weight-loss challenge showcasing seven steps to help crank things up during the last 30 days.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**One-hour Season Finale**
“Apocalypse Meow/Stray Dogs”
George (Jeremy Sisto) breaks the news to Tessa (Jane Levy) that he's sold their house and Dalia (Carly Chaikin) goes to extremes to add to Tessa's misery. Later, Sheila (Ana Gasteyer) pushes a chastity campaign in Chatswin and urges Mr. Wolfe (Rex Lee) to put on a Chastity Ball at school.
How to Live With Your Parents (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“How to Live with the Academy Awards Party”
The family celebrates their favourite holiday – the Oscars. Polly (Sarah Chalke) invites an old classmate over for the event and tries to impress him. Meanwhile, Max (Brad Garrett) thinks that Elaine’s (Elizabeth Perkins) relationship with her brother is too close, and tensions explode at the party.
**Please see below for details on City’s exclusive How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) contest**
Thursday, April 18:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Host Tracy Moore and designers Yanic Simard, Karen Sealy, Virginie Martocq, and Antonio Bellusci give tips for planning a bathroom renovation and offer some fun front entrance décor ideas.
Community (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Intro into Knots”
Annie (Alison Brie) invites Professor Cornwallis (recurring guest star Malcolm McDowell) to Jeff's (Joel McHale) holiday party in hopes of earning his favour. The gang soon learns, however, that he intends to give them a bad grade, so they launch into action.
The Mindy Project: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**Special Date**
“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.
Hannibal (s/NBC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 11 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Determined to give Abigail (Kacey Rohl) closure, Will (Hugh Dancy) and Hannibal (Mads Mikkelsen) travel with Abigail back home to the scene of her father's crimes.
Friday, April 19:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Fridays”
Host Tracy Moore and celebrity hairstylist Sally Hershberger join makeup artist Dino Dilio for a fabulous audience makeover while stylist Lynn Spence shows off vibrant spring fashions from Freda’s.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“The Ballad of Lon Sarofsky”
Penny's (Casey Wilson) rebounds from her breakup with Pete (recurring guest star Nick Zano) by hooking up with the highly unsuitable Car Czar (recurring guest star Rob Corddry), and her new landlords Brad (Damon Wayans Jr.) and Jane (Eliza Coupe) give her the disapproving-parents routine.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Max's (Adam Pally) former roommate (whose life he ruined) seeks revenge, but realizes that Max's life is so sad that it's not worth wrecking. Max then sets out to get his act together with help from Jane (Eliza Coupe). Meanwhile, Dave (Zachary Knighton) challenges Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) to use her stockpiled coupons.
Parks & Recreation: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Special Date and Time**
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“Article Two”
Leslie's (Amy Poehler) latest goal is to get rid of laws that no longer make sense, while April (Aubrey Plaza) and Ron (Nick Offerman) receive management training from Chris (Rob Lowe). Meanwhile, Ben (Adam Scott) finds himself in a bidding war against Ann (Rashida Jones) to win a present for Leslie.
Parks & Recreation: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 CT
“Jerry’s Retirement”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) wants to do something special to celebrate Jerry's (Jim O'Heir) retirement; Meanwhile, Chris (Rob Lowe) and Ann (Rashida Jones) prepare to have a baby together; and Tom (Aziz Ansari) worries about how Jerry's departure will affect him.
Saturday, April 20:
Tough Choices: The Next Chapter: 8 p.m. ET/PT/MT, 7 p.m. CT
**City Special Presentation**
CityNews anchor Gord Martineau speaks with people who have made difficult career changes in order to finally live the lives they’ve always wanted. Stories include a litigation lawyer transformed into a successful jazz pianist, a high-profile Bay Street bond trader turned farmer and dog boarder, and a filmmaker who now builds and restores luxury motorcycles.
Sunday, April 21:
Rules of Engagement: 8 p.m. ET/PT/CT, 9 p.m. MT
“Cooking Class”
Adam (Oliver Hudson) and Jen (Bianca Kajlich) are joined by Audrey (Megyn Price) and Jeff (Patrick Warburton) at a healthy-cooking class, and when Jen insults Audrey's culinary skills a competition ensues. Meanwhile, Russell's (David Spade) realizes that his new girlfriend bears a disturbing resemblance to Timmy (Adhir Kalyan).
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City’s Exclusive How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) Contest:
Fans of How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) have the chance to be featured in an upcoming issue of Today’s Parent by uploading a photo of their own parents, along with a description about how their parents have supported them when they needed them most. Click here for more information.

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