City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, April 6 to Sunday, April 12
– Caryn can't muster up the courage to tell her grandmother about her failed engagement on a new episode of Weird Loners –
– VICE News travels to Panama where an international team of scientists have found a promising medical treatment involving the mossy fur of tree sloths, this week on VICE on City –
– When Brae Vista gets a Space Invaders game, Ian and Shinky decide to fight back against its mindless conformity with the age-old tool of graffiti on all new original series Young Drunk Punk–
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for April 7 to 12. All programming is subject to change.
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Tuesday, April 7
(s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“13 Chefs Compete”
The 13 remaining contestants prepare a special lunch for two charitable organizations involving active and retired firefighters in Los Angeles. Later, dinner service becomes tense and multiple chefs are ordered to leave the kitchen.
(s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Jess (Zooey Deschanel) accompanies Fawn (recurring guest star Zoe Lister Jones) to a charity golf tournament, where the vice principal's attempts to make a good impression prove subpar. Meanwhile, Winston (Lamorne Morris) meets an attractive woman but needs to lie about being a cop.
(s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Caryn's (Becki Newton) mother insists she go to Florida to tell her grandmother about breaking off her wedding engagement – only Caryn can't muster up the courage so resorts to Plan B. Meanwhile, to help Eric (Nate Torrence) deal with his father's death, Zara (Meera Rohit Kumbhani) pretends to communicate with him from the hereafter.
Wednesday, April 8
(s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Siblings and Sombreros”
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) takes an unconventional approach to a heated argument between Sue (Eden Sher) and Axl (Charlie McDermott) over a sombrero, which only causes more friction. Meanwhile, Mike (Neil Flynn) is shocked to learn that Brick (Atticus Shaffer) has been awarded the middle school's Athlete of the Month award.
Young Drunk Punk
: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
When Brae Vista gets a Space Invaders game, Ian (Tim Carlson) and Shinky (Atticus Mitchell) decide to fight back against its mindless conformity with the age-old tool of graffiti - but find themselves on both sides of the law when Lloyd (Bruce McCulloch) recruits them to catch the graffiti vandals messing up his community. Belinda (Allie Macdonald) faces her own challenges when she falls victim to the video game’s seductive qualities and lets her social-life suffer, while Helen’s (Tracy Ryan) feud with Darci Gabaldi (Chantal Perron) leads her to drastic measures!
(s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“The Real World”
Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) invites her college friends over for an elaborate dinner party after reconnecting with them on Facebook, and when the kids find out that one of them appeared on The Real World, they decide to shoot their own reality show.
VICE on City
: 12 a.m. ET/CT/MT/PT
“The Sloths That Could Cure Cancer”
VICE News host Thomas Morton swings from the trees in Panama with an international team of scientists who have found a promising treatment for malaria, Chagas disease, and breast cancer in the most unlikely place: the mossy fur of tree sloths. This is the latest frontier in a field of research that has seen half of all drugs brought to market from 1997-2006 come from plants, fungi, and bacteria discovered by bio-prospectors.
Thursday, April 9
Cougar Town : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“This One’s For Me”
Jules (Courteney Cox) finds a hidden bag of strange items that Grayson's (Josh Hopkins) been keeping a secret. Meanwhile, Andy (Ian Gomez) tries to convince Travis (Dan Byrd) to use a baby gift for himself; and Ellie (Christa Miller) is annoyed that Laurie (Busy Philipps) uses her son as an accessory.
: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Mashed Potatoes and a Little Nitrous”
Bonnie (Allison Janney) goes to extremes to keep a major secret from Christy (Anna Faris).
Backstrom : 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Love is a Rose and You Better Pick it”
The S.C.U. investigates the death of a young female sex surrogate in Portland's Rose Garden. Meanwhile, Backstrom (Rainn Wilson) hears unsettling news about his mother.
Saturday, April 11
Hockey Night in Canada : 7 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. CT, 5 p.m. MT, 4 p.m. PT
Teams to be announced early next week.
Sunday, April 12
(s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Emily (Emily VanCamp) plans to reclaim her life as Amanda Clarke and her outlook is bright – but everything changes when Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) unearths shocking secrets from her past.
: 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Pontiac Bandit Returns”
An elusive car thief known as the Pontiac Bandit (guest star Craig Robinson, The Office) is locked up, but Holt (Andre Braugher) offers him a plea deal when Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) learns he has information about the drug kingpin “Giggle Pig.” Meanwhile, Gina (Chelsea Peretti) and Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio) worry that their parents are getting too close.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine : 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Jake (Andy Samberg) and Charles's (Joe Lo Truglio) eight-day stakeout puts a strain on their friendship. Meanwhile, Holt's (Andre Braugher) nephew (guest star Nick Cannon, America’s Got Talent) visits Brooklyn and makes an instant impression on Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz).
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