City Prime-time Programming Highlights: Monday, Mar. 14 to Sunday, Mar. 20
– Ben finds himself torn between two women on the dramatic season finale of The Bachelor, followed by the After the Final Rose live special with a look back on Ben’s journey for love –
– After an intense dinner challenge, the losing chefs prepare hand-squeezed orange juice for a VIP brunch featuring rapper Flo Rida and comedian Jeff Dunham on Hell’s Kitchen –
– Tyler Perry hosts The Passion, a live two-hour musical event portraying Jesus Christ’s final days, starring singers Chris Daughtry, Jencarlos Canela, Seal, and Trisha Yearwood, on OMNI Television –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed programming highlights for March 14 to 20. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Mar. 14
The Bachelor (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., 9 p.m. MT on OMNI Alberta
Ben introduces the final two bachelorettes to his family in hopes that they will help him make a decision. Later, during the last one-on-one dates, shocking confessions leave Ben with more doubt. Confused and uncertain, he makes a last-minute phone call that could change everything.
The Bachelor: After the Final Rose (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., 11 p.m. MT on OMNI Alberta
**Live One-hour Special**
Emotions run high as Ben discusses the ups and downs of the season, and the final two bachelorettes weigh in on the outcome. Later, host Chris Harrison reveals next season’s bachelorette.
The Real O’Neals : 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Real F Word”
Kenny (Noah Galvin) returns to school after coming out, but the way he chooses to identify himself causes concern. Meanwhile, Eileen (Martha Plimpton) assists Pat (Jay R. Ferguson) in choosing a sofa for his new living space in the basement, but struggles to accept this new phase in their relationship.
Scorpion (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
After Los Angeles's blood supply is hacked and deemed unusable, the team must find the perpetrator in order to save the life of a young girl in need of a heart transplant.
Tuesday, Mar. 15
New Girl (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
While Jess is helping her friend move out of her beloved apartment, she receives a call from the new principal telling her that the school budget, a week's worth of work, is due the next morning. Meanwhile, Winston (Lamorne Morris) gets a new partner to avoid having to work side by side with Aly (recurring guest star Nasim Pedrad).
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Terry (Terry Crews) tackles an old case with Jake's (Andy Samberg) help to prove himself to his old precinct. Later, Adrian (recurring guest star Jason Mantzoukas) becomes Charles's (Joe Lo Truglio) new roommate; and Amy (Melissa Fumero) goes on a difficult training exercise with Holt (Andre Braugher) and Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz).
The Grinder (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Dean (Rob Lowe) loses his ability to grind after therapy, so he decides to put his investigative skills to work after the office is ransacked. Later, in a flashback, a young Dean must decide whether to embrace a simple life or pursue his destiny and become the grinder he was meant to be.
Wednesday, Mar. 16
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Wisdom Teeth”
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) is excited to take care of Sue (Eden Sher) and Axl (Charlie McDermott) after they both have their wisdom teeth removed. Meanwhile, Mike (Neil Flynn) learns the diaper business was Rusty's (Norm MacDonald) ex-wife's idea and becomes furious when he finds out she may be entitled to their profits.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
While filming his new web series, Jay (Ed O’Neill) becomes obsessed with tracking down a hateful online troll. Elsewhere, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) try to teach Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) how to ride a bike, which is easier said than done.
Black-ish (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Any Given Saturday”
Jack (Miles Brown) is stuck on the bench after Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) get him a spot on an elite travel basketball team. Meanwhile, Junior (Marcus Scribner) begins taking his job as a referee too seriously.
Friday, Mar. 18
Hell’s Kitchen : 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“9 Chefs Compete”
The nine remaining chefs must make vegetarian, meat, seafood, and dessert dishes for world-renowned chefs Suzanne Tracht and David LeFevre. While the winners ride all-terrain vehicles in Palm Springs, FL, the losers prepare hand-squeezed orange juice for a special brunch service featuring rapper Flo Rida and comedian Jeff Dunham.
Saturday, Mar. 19
Hockey Night in Canada : 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT, 5 p.m. MT, 6 p.m. CT
“Montreal vs. Ottawa”
Tune in as the Montreal Canadiens face off against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa. George Stroumboulopoulos hosts.
Sunday, Mar. 20
Little Big Shots (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“I’m Not a Princess”
Hosted by Steve Harvey, Little Big Shots showcases young musicians, singers, and dancers in America, and goes toe-to-toe with them in conversations and interviews with hilarious results. This week’s kids include twins who play in a brass band, an incredible dancer and gymnast, a fast-talking auctioneer, and an adorable three-year-old American Ninja Warrior.
The Passion (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT on OMNI 2, OMNI B.C., 9 p.m. MT on OMNI Alberta
**Live Two-hour Special**
Hosted and narrated by Tyler Perry (The Haves and the Have Nots), The Passion is a live musical portrayal of the last days of Jesus Christ, from the Last Supper to the Resurrection. Filmed in some of New Orleans’s most iconic locations, The Passion features a variety of well-known pop songs performed by an all-star cast of musical artists, including Jencarlos Canela as Jesus, Chris Daughtry as Judas, Prince Royce as Peter, Seal as Pontius Pilate, and Trisha Yearwood as Mary.
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