City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Jan. 19 to Sunday, Jan. 25
– City’s new half-hour comedy series Young Drunk Punk premieres Jan. 21, starring creator, writer, and executive producer Bruce McCulloch (Kids in The Hall) –
– Catch the series premiere of Backstrom, starring Rainn Wilson, on Jan. 22 as the team investigates a college student’s suicide –
– Two foes come face-to-face to battle over Pawnee’s future on new episode of Parks and Recreation –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for January 19 to 25. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Jan. 19
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT 7 p.m. CT
“And The Past and The Furious”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) is shocked when she receives a Lamborghini for her birthday, which her father ordered for her four years ago. Meanwhile, Oleg (Jonathan Kite) has something big planned for Sophie (Jennifer Coolidge).
(s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET on OMNI 2. 9 p.m. on OMNI AB, 8 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
Episodic information not available.
Mike & Molly (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Support Your Local Samuel”
A letter from his financially strapped parents in Africa leaves Samuel (Nyambi Nyambi) contemplating a return to his homeland.
Scorpion (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
The team must uncover the mole inside the CIA who's stealing deadly chemicals. Plus, Paige (Katharine McPhee) gives Walter (Elyes Gabel) a flirting lesson.
Tuesday, Jan. 20
Parks & Recreation : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“William Henry Harrison”
Leslie's (Amy Poehler) team work to strengthen her case that the Newport land should be turned into a national park. Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) fights back by bringing on a
celebrity as a minority owner.
Parks & Recreation
: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Leslie and Ron”
Once friends and now foes, Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ron (Nick Offerman) come face to face to battle over Pawnee’s future.
Wednesday, Jan. 21
Empire (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET on OMNI 2, 10 p.m. MT on OMNI AB, 9 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
“The Devil Quotes Scripture”
The Lyons visit Philadelphia and get a taste of what their lives could have been like if Lucious (Terrance Howard) never became a giant success in the music biz. And later, tensions rise when another woman tries to catch Hakeem's (Bryshere Gray) eye. Meanwhile, Lucious is trying to promote Hakeem's relationship with a hip-hop star.
Young Drunk Punk : 8:30 p.m. ET/PT 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
Young rebels, Ian (Tim Carlson) and Shinky (Atticus Mitchell) decide that instead of going to college or into the work force like their parents want, they must find their great destiny! But when Ian’s sister Belinda (Allie Macdonald) moves back home after a fight with her boyfriend, Ian becomes determined to restore Belinda’s honour, prove his father wrong, and blow some minds with the power of punk!
Thursday, Jan. 22
Sunnyside: 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
Viola (Kathleen Phillips) suspects her dog, Baxter, is cheating on her. Quennel (Kevin Vidal) suffers from an acute case of smartphone withdrawal. Rookie Kerri (Alice Moran) finds it hard to run a RIDE program once Peter (Rob Norman) falls madly in love with her.
(s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Three Smiles and An Unpainted Ceiling”
After realizing she’s been a waitress longer than she planned, Christy (Anna Faris) takes steps towards a new career. Also, Bonnie (Allison Janney) and Alvin (Kevin Pollak) try to recapture their youth.
(s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom (Rainn Wilson), who returns from exile to run a special-crimes unit in Portland, begins with the investigation into a college student's suicide. Later, Backstrom bangs head with his doctor, who promises to fail him on his physical if he doesn't start making better dietary choices.
Friday, Jan. 23
Worlds Funniest Fails
(s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Trees: Mans Only Natural Predator”
Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) hosts this new unscripted comedy of World’s Funniest Fails. The irreverent one-hour series is based on the hit YouTube channel, FailArmy, which showcases the best “epic fail” viral videos in the most entertaining ways possible. Each week, a panel of comedians will analyze the videos which have exploded across the Internet with the goal of awarding one with the ultimate “Fail of the Week” title.
Glee (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The Hurt Locker Part 1”
Rachel (Lea Michele) proposes a deal with Will (Matthew Morrison) that will improve her squad's chances at the invitational, while Sue (Jane Lynch) continues to meddle by hypnotizing Sam (Chord Overstreet) into coming on to Rachel in hopes of throwing her off her game.
Sunday, Jan. 25
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Capt. Holt (Andre Braugher) and Jake (Andy Samberg) try to find a mole in their precinct before Deputy Chief Madeline Wuntch (Kyra Sedgwick) hears about it. Elsewhere, Terry (Terry Crews) and Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) visit a "silent" disco to look for leads for their drug task force.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Sophia's (Eva Longoria) job starts to take time away from her relationship with Jake (Andy Samberg), so he appeals to her boss to get her more free time. Meanwhile, Wuntch (Kyra Sedwick) asks for Holt's (Andre Braugher) help with a career change.
(s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Episodic information not available
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