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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, May 24 – Sunday, May 30

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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, May 24 – Sunday, May 30

ALI’S SEARCH FOR LOVE BEGINS ON THE BACHELORETTE

THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE BIGGEST LOSER­ ­- FIND OUT WHO IN THE SEASON FINALE

PARENTHOOD SEASON FINALE WITH GUEST STAR JASON RITTER

DON’T MISS THE HILARIOUS HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER SEASON FINALE
 
(Toronto –May 21, 2010) Tune in to Citytv for a week packed with celebrity guest stars, inspiring reality shows and revealing family dramas. See below for highlights of brand new episodes airing next week.
 
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The Bacherlorette (s/ABC): Monday, May 24 at 9:00pm ET/PT (8:00pm CT, 10:00pm MT)***Season Premiere***
Ali, the 25 year-old stunner from San Francisco is ready to put it all on the line in her second chance at finding Mr. Right. In the dramatic first episode of The Bachelorette, Ali meets the 25 handsome men – including Canadians Chris H, a real estate developer from Vancouver; Craig M, a dental sales representative from Sarnia, Ontario; and Justin, an entertainment wrestler from Toronto, Ontario – that will vie for her heart. Nothing can prepare Ali for the lengths these men will go to for her attention, like when a hunky skier does a death-defying back flip off the limo and one contender gets down on one knee and proposes. The competition heats up when Chris Harrison brings out the first impression rose, and Ali gets concerned when she receives early warning signals that some of the guys are there for reasons other than love. Tensions rise and tempers clash as the men check out their competition. As the men battle for position, Ali scoops up the first impression rose and offers it to someone who swept her off her feet.  At the end of the night Ali eliminated eight of the 25 men, leaving 17 to compete for her heart.

How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): Monday, May 24 at 8:00pm ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9:00pm MT)***Season Finale***
Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) make a secret pact to start trying to have a baby if they ever see Barney's (Neil Patrick Harris) doppelganger.  Meanwhile, Robin (Cobie Smulders) finally gets an offer for her dream job.

The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, May 25 at 8:00pm ET/PT (7:00pm CT, 9:00pm MT)***Season Finale***
In this must-see LIVE finale, all of the contestants from this season return for a special reunion and a chance to weigh in one last time – revealing how much weight they’ve all lost since beginning their journeys. Joining them will be a few special guests from past seasons who will share their weight loss progress. There are four contestants left, but America has voted on the two players that fell below the yellow line in last week’s episode - choosing who will be the third finalist in the game. After the vote is revealed and the third finalist is announced, the eliminated player will then weigh in with the other 18 eliminated contestants to compete for the $100,000 “at home” prize. Then, it’s the moment viewers have been waiting for, when one of the three finalists will be named this season’s Biggest Loser and win the coveted grand prize of $250,000

Parenthood (s/NBC): Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9:00pm CT, 8:00pm MT)***Season Finale***
Tensions run high for Sarah (Lauren Graham) and Amber (Mae Whitman) leading Sarah to meet with Mr. Cyr (guest star Jason Ritter) to discuss her complex daughter. Elsewhere, Crosby (Dax Shepard) must decide whether to move with his new family or stay with his old one. Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) tries to win his way back into Camille’s (Bonnie Bedelia) heart. Meanwhile, Julia (Erika Christensen) is forced to be on the Angel committee at Sydney's (Savannah Paige Rae) school but is baffled when she has to take care of a single mom recovering from a breast augmentation.

100 Questions (s/NBC): Thursday, May 27 at 8:30pm ET/PT (9:30pm MT, 7:30pm CT)***Series Premiere***
Charlotte Payne (Sophie Winkleman, Peep Show) is looking for love. She’s rejected multiple marriage proposals -- but she has yet to meet Mr. Right. When she joins a popular online dating site, she gets a little help from her dating counselor Ravi (Michael Benjamin Washington, Mama Mia), - who requires her to take a 100-question compatibility test. The questions aren’t easy for Charlotte to answer, and each one requires her to recount a poignant and humorous time in her life with friends Leslie (Smith Cho, Fired Up), Jill (Collette Wolfe, Hot Tub Time Machine), Mike (Christopher Moynihan, For Your Consideration) and Wayne (David Walton, Quarterlife). The test becomes a journey of self-discovery for Charlotte who begins to realize what she truly wants in a relationship.

Citytv Herbie Day: Friday, May 28 – Kicks off on Breakfast Television at 6am and concludes on CityNews at Six
Citytv will broadcast LIVE from SickKids Hospital to raise awareness and much needed funds for the Herbie Fund during its Fifth Annual Citytv Herbie Day. Live broadcast coverage begins on Breakfast Television and wraps up on CityNews at Six. Join CityNews anchor, Gord Martineau, and other favourite Citytv personalities on the front lawn of SickKids Hospital for a full day of fun! Citytv Herbie Day kicks-off with a special prize announcement on Breakfast Television followed by an exciting give-away on CityNews at Six. Start your morning with coffee and goodies courtesy of Tim Horton’s followed by afternoon barbeques at SickKids and Yonge-Dundas square with all proceeds going to the Herbie Fund.

Warehouse 13 (s/NBC): Friday, May 28 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9:00pm CT, 8:00pm MT)
When a sculpture is stolen (thanks to a Native American artifact that allowed the thief to walk through the steel walls of a vault) Pete (Eddie McClintock) and Myka (Joanne Kelly) are sent to New York City to investigate. The hunt for the truth eventually leads them to the discovery of a sacred place—and they’ll do all they can to protect it.

Murdoch Mysteries (Citytv Original) Sunday, May 30 at 9:00pm ET/CT/PT (7:00pm MT)
A botched execution leads Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) to re-examine the cases of a recently-murdered judge and a young man who was hanged for a murder he didn’t commit

Check out Citytv.com for full episodes and exciting extras from some your favourite Citytv programming, available 24 – 48 hours post broadcast.
 
Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit www.Citytv.com
 
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Stephanie Leslie, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3191, Stephanie.leslie@rci.rogers.com


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