City and OMNI Television Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Nov. 9 to Sunday, Nov. 15
– Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses) guest stars as a stressed-out yogi on an all-new episode of The Muppets –
– The cupcake shop is in danger of destruction; and Sophie announces that she’s expecting on the season premiere of 2 Broke Girls –
– Danny tries to stop Mindy’s parents from marrying her off to an Indian bachelor in the broadcast season premiere of The Mindy Project, Sunday –
– Despite her diagnosis intruding on her work, Jo and Gorski find a break in the murder case of Charles Xie on original series Blood and Water, on OMNI Television –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for November 9 to 15. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Nov. 9
The Muppets : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Pig’s in a Blackout”
Kermit is feeling the pressure at work and is forced to go to a private yoga retreat, where he runs into a stressed-out Jason Bateman ( Horrible Bosses). Meanwhile, with Kermit out of the office, Scooter is left to run the show and things go from bad to worse.
The Middle : 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Homecoming II: The Tailgate”
Frankie's (Patricia Heaton) excitement about homecoming dwindles when her mother decides that she's attending. Meanwhile, Mike (Neil Flynn) helps Brick (Atticus Shaffer) compete in a tailgating corn hole tournament after Axl (Charlie McDermott) gets sick; and Sue (Eden Sher) volunteers as class liaison for homecoming.
Scorpion (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
To help fund Walter's (Elyes Gabel) research into saving his sister's life, Team Scorpion takes a lucrative job for the CIA to find a top-secret aircraft in the mysterious Area 51.
Tuesday, Nov. 10
Grandfathered (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
In a quest to find his own Amal Clooney, Jimmy (John Stamos) goes out with Sara's (Paget Brewster) co-worker, turning to Sara for pointers. Meanwhile, Gerald (Josh Peck) and Vanessa (Christina Milian) decide to become friends with benefits.
The Grinder (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Dedicating This One to the Crew”
Ethan (Connor Kalopsis) auditions for the school play rather than joining the tech crew, as his father always did; and Stewart (Fred Savage) confronts Dean Sr. (William Devane) about the advice he dispensed.
Scream Queens (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Grace (Skyler Samuels) enlists Chanel's (Emma Roberts) help to learn more about KKT's past, and ends up realizing she might not be so different from her nemesis after all. Meanwhile, Denise (Niecy Nash) becomes the new house mother of Kappa House; and Dean Munsch (Jamie Lee Curtis) goes psycho when she becomes the Red Devil’s latest target.
Wednesday, Nov. 11
The Mindy Project : 12 p.m. ET, 11 a.m. CT, 10 a.m. MT, 9 a.m. PT online at Citytv.com
**Online Sneak Peek**
“Jody Kimball-Kinney is My Husband”
Mindy (Mindy Lahiri) becomes convinced that she must get Leo into the best pre-school in Manhattan. However, with Danny (Chris Messina) out of town, she must enlist the help of her work nemesis, Jody (Garret Dillahunt), to impress the admissions committee.
Empire : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“True Love Never”
Lucious (Terrence Howard) begins to strategize the ascension of Empire from record label into global music monolith, so he looks into starting a partnership with Jago (guest star Patrick Mulvey, The Mob Doctor), the founder of a music streaming company. Meanwhile, Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) begins to work with Laura (Jamila Velazquez) to turn her into a star; and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) sets her sights on having Lyon Dynasty be a part of a televised charity music event.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The More You Ignore Me”
Claire (Julie Bowen) and Phil (Ty Burrell) have their hands full when Luke (Nolan Gould) gets arrested for driving without a license and Alex (Ariel Winter) is caught sneaking out of a liquor store. Meanwhile, Cam (Eric Stonestreet) tries to convince Gloria (Sofia Vergara) to recreate and sell her family's hot sauce; while Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) helps Jay (Ed O'Neill) shoot a video to accompany his Titans of Industry award.
Black-ish (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Charlie in Charge”
While Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) take Zoey (Yara Shahidi) on a trip to visit Bow's alma mater, Brown University, Dre battles with his fear of flying. While babysitting the kids, Charlie (Deon Cole) shares details about old flame Dominique (guest star and model Amber Rose), and they hatch a plan to charm her by pretending that the house and kids are all a part of Charlie's domesticated lifestyle.
Thursday, Nov. 12
Mr. D : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
During a school assembly, Xavier teachers have flashbacks of the previous night's staff party where some members let a little too much loose.
Life in Pieces (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Earrings Milkshake Nanny Tent”
Episodic information currently unavailable
Mom (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Thigh Gap and a Rack of Lamb”
Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) try to help Jodi (guest star Emily Osment, Hannah Montana), a teenage addict they met at their meeting.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“The Wrecking Ball”
Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) team up with the diner staff in a frantic attempt to keep their businesses open when the city targets Han's (Matthew Moy) diner and their cupcake window for destruction. Plus, Sophie (Jennifer Coolidge) and Oleg (Jonathan Kite) announce that they are trying to have a baby.
Friday, Nov. 13
Undateable (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Episodic information currently unavailable.
World’s Funniest Fails (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
This week’s panelists – Sherri Shepherd (The View), Tone Bell (Bad Judge), and Jen Kirkman (Chelsea Lately) – analyze videos that have exploded across the Internet and award one with the ultimate “Fail of the Week” title. Terry Crews hosts.
Saturday, Nov. 14
Hockey Night in Canada : 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, 5 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT
“Winnipeg Jets @ Nashville Predators”
Tune in as the Winnipeg Jets face off against the Nashville Predators in Nashville. George Stroumboulopoulos hosts.
Sunday, Nov. 15
Bob’s Burgers (s/FOX): 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8:30 p.m. MT, 6:30 p.m. CT
When a grumpy mall Santa threatens the kids with the dreaded ‘Naughty List,’ Gene (Eugene Mirman), Tina (Dan Mintz), and Louise (Kristen Schaal) decide to put on a musical performance to earn their spot on the ‘Nice List.’
The Mindy Project : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Broadcast Season Premiere**
“While I Was Sleeping”
Since Danny (Chris Messina) won't propose, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) dreams of married life with the perfect man (guest star Joseph Gordon-Levitt,Don Jon). Mindy’s parents, on the other hand, make plans to marry her off to an eligible Indian bachelor in a traditional ceremony. Freida Pinto ( Slumdog Millionaire) and Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) also guest star.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Jake (Andy Samberg) and Amy (Melissa Fumero) convince the Captain (Andre Braugher) to let them work a case together involving a new street drug, but their new relationship gets in the way. Back at the precinct, Charles (Joe Lo Truglio) panics when he realizes he's damaged one of Holt's prized possessions; and Terry (Terry Crews) teaches Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) a lesson in discipline.
Family Guy (s/FOX): 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, 10:00 p.m. MT, 8:00 p.m. CT
“A Shot in the Dark”
When Peter's (Seth MacFarlane) couch is stolen from his front lawn, the guys form a neighbourhood watch group. While on duty, Peter sees someone trying to climb into Cleveland's (Mike Henry) house and shoots him, causing Peter to be arrested and charged with a hate crime.
The Last Man on Earth (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Re-population becomes a hot topic with the Malibu survivors.
Blood and Water
: 10 p.m. ET/PT/MT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., OMNI Alberta
**OMNI Television Original Series**
Jo (Steph Song) and Gorski (Peter Outerbridge) catch a break in the case, forcing the Xie’s to close ranks on the investigation. Meanwhile, Jo’s cancer is interfering with her work; and Teresa’s (Loretta Yu) condition worsens.
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