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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, March 15– Sunday, March 21

Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, March 15– Sunday, March 21
(Toronto – March 11, 2010) Tune in to Citytv for brand new episodes of all your favourite comedy, drama and reality series. Don’t miss the a-list guest stars, inspiring reality shows and revealing dramas this week on Citytv.
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Programming highlights for the week of March 15 – 21 are as follows:
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, March 16 at 8:00pm ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9pm MT) This week, the blue team squares off against the black team in a food trivia pop challenge that will send the winning team via limo to a day of pampering and luxury while the losing team has to stay behind and clean up the kitchen and the gym! Plus, popular chef Curtis Stone stops by to help host Alison Sweeney judge a food cook-off challenge. Each team has 30 minutes to make an appetizer, entrée and dessert using only 12 ingredients, and the team who wins the taste test gets a big advantage at this week’s weigh in. Then, an emotional elimination round sends another player home. Citytv viewers can log on to NOW to ask questions of Season 5 winner, Ali Vincent. Ali will be blogging live on during the March 23 episode of The Biggest Loser.

Parenthood (s/NBC): Tuesday, March 16 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9:00pm CT, 8:00pm MT) After Max (Max Burkholder) gets kicked out of school, Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter) explore the best educational options for their son. Sarah (Lauren Graham) hits a wall when she ends things with Jim (guest star Mike O’Malley) and succumbs to car problems. Meanwhile, Crosby (Dax Shepard) spends a fun-filled day with Jabbar (Tyree Brown) and Julia (Erika Christensen) realizes that she’s missing out on her daughter’s life.

Community (s/NBC): Thursday, March 18 at 8:00pm at ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9:00pm MT) Jeff (Joel McHale) unexpectedly takes interest in his new pottery class when another student shows natural talent. Meanwhile, Pierce (Chevy Chase) brings Britta (Gillian Jacobs), Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) and Troy (Donald Glover) along for a ride at his boating class.

30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, March 18 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30pm CT, 10:30pm MT) Lemon (Tina Fey) questions her fate when she keeps running into Wesley (guest star Michael Sheen). Meanwhile, Tracy Jordan (Tracy Morgan) is distressed about his reputation when his kids’ former nanny writes a tell-all book, and Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) seeks to secure his own position in the new company.

Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, March 18 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30pm CT, 9:30pm MT)
After Jerry (Jim O’Heir) gets mugged by a bunch of kids, Leslie (Amy Poehler) meets with the head park ranger (guest star Andy Samberg) in hopes of improving park safety. Meanwhile, everyone tries to be nicer to Jerry once he returns to the office.

The Marriage Ref (s/NBC): Thursday, March 18 at 10:00pm ET/PT (8:00pm MT, 9:00pm CT)
This week, new feuding couples bring their problems to Marriage Ref,Tom Papa, in the funny and revealing comedy series about the unpredictable and hilarious institution of marriage. Cedric the Entertainer, Martha Stewart and Jason Alexander serve on the celebrity panel this week offering their “expert” opinions to the Ref, advising and influencing his decision.

Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, March 19 at 8:00pm ET/PT (9:00pm MT, 7:00pm CT) Lisa Kudrow has always known that her grandmother Gertrude had a tough life. Two of her three children died in childhood, her husband died young, and her mother Meri, perished in the Holocaust. Lisa’s father Lee recalled hearing about Meri’s death when a cousin from Europe, Yuri, visited him and his mother Gertrude in New York in the late 1940s. The family never heard from Yuri again. 60 years on, Lisa wanted to find out what became of him and uncover the truth of what actually happened to her great grandmother. In Belarus, Lisa unearths documents and eye-witness testimonies that reveal the tragic fate of her great grandmother. Intent on finding out what happened to Yuri, Lisa travels to Poland, his last known residence. Here she discovers a heart warming story that she can’t wait to share with her father.

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (s/ABC): Sunday, March 21 at 8:00pm ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9:00pm MT) Extreme Makeover: Home Edition travels to Hattiesburg, MS – with Christian Slater as the celebrity volunteer -- to meet Sherman Heathcock, a devoted husband and father who re-enlisted in the Army National Guard following 9/11. Since that time he has served two tours of duty in Iraq, where he leads squads in combat missions. When he is fortunate to spend time at home, Sherman works several jobs, which leaves little time to repair the devastating damage to their home left by Hurricane Katrina. Ty Pennington and the designers will have the opportunity to give back to this soldier who has given so much to his country and his community. Celine Dion and the Jonas Brothers also make special guest appearances in the episode.

Murdoch Mysteries (Citytv Original) Sunday, March 21 at 9:00pm ET/CT/PT (7pm MT) Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) is called in to investigate the murder of police constable Felix Cooper (Martin Hooper) in Toronto’s Chinatown. Findings from Ogden’s (Hélène Joy) post-mortem lead Murdoch and Cooper’s beat partner, Constable Randall Townsend (Gabriel Hogan), to investigate herbalist Feng Choy (Simon Sinn) who was paying bribes to Cooper. Murdoch suspects that Choy is being set up and that somehow his teenaged granddaughter figures in the murder. Murdoch’s dogged investigation into the fearful and mistrusting world of Chinese immigrants will lead him to expose the dark underbelly of police corruption and could prove to be both career and life threatening.

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