Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, February 28 – Sunday, March 6
Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, February 28 – Sunday, March 6
THE EVENT RETURNS ON A SPECIAL DAY AND TIME WITH 2-HOUR WINTER PREMIERE (03/06)
SEE HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER AT A SPECIAL TIME (03/03)
CATCH THE SERIES PREMIERE OF SECRET MILLIONAIRE (03/06)
R&B SUPERSTAR LIONEL RICHIE UNRAVELS THE MYSTERY OF HIS PAST IN WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? (03/04)
(Toronto – February 25, 2011) Tune in to Citytv for a week packed with exciting episodes of your favourite comedy, drama and reality shows. See below for programming highlights.
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The Bachelor (s/ABC): Monday, February 28 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
A once-in-a-lifetime adventure begins as Brad sweeps the final three bachelorettes — Ashley H., Chantal and Emily — away to travel to South Africa. The Bachelor begins his South African journey on exclusive safari with an excited Chantal, who can't wait to explore the African wilderness with him. The next day Brad fulfills one of Emily's dreams — a private elephant ride for two. On his final date of the week, Brad surprises Ashley H. with an incredible helicopter tour over the magnificent South African landscape. Later, at the rose ceremony, Brad makes a jaw-dropping choice. Then Brad and the final two women toast to their final destination, Cape Town, South Africa, and the opportunity to meet Brad's family.
Harry’s Law (s/NBC) Monday, February 28 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
Tommy (Christopher McDonald) convinces Harry (Kathy Bates) to help him defend four albinos seeking asylum in the U.S. from the dangers of albino hunters in their native Tanzania. Elsewhere, Jenna’s (Brittany Snow) car is stolen, but is later returned by the thief's sister in hopes that the firm will represent him on an unrelated theft charge. Back in the office, Jenna and Harry's relationship gets rocky when Harry makes a hurtful comment.
The Biggest Loser: Couples (s/NBC): Tuesday, March 1 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
The contestants all go home for two weeks with each player returning to emotional reunions with friends and family. When contestants come back to the ranch, they compete in a 5K challenge on a treadmill just as they did in the first episode of the season, but this time, they’re going to run the 5K all by themselves. And just as before, each will pick who they want to train them – Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels or Cara Castronuova and Brett Hoebel—in the order in which they finish the challenge. Then a few contestants reach milestones at the weigh-in, after which another player is sent packing.
Parenthood (s/NBC): Tuesday, March 1 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Qualities and Difficulties”
Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter) find it difficult to talk to Max (Max Burkholder) about his Asperger’s Syndrome and turn to Dr. Pelickan (guest star Tom Amandes, Everwood) for guidance. Sarah (Lauren Graham) revisits her relationship with Mark Cyr (guest star Jason Ritter, The Event) when she seeks his help with her latest project. Elsewhere, Crosby (Dax Shepard) attempts to mend his relationship with Jasmine (Joy Byrant), while Julia (Erika Christensen) and Joel (Sam Jaeger) prepare to celebrate their eight-year anniversary.
Modern Family (s/ABC)Wednesday, March 2 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Two Monkeys and a Panda”
With Claire (Julie Bowen) preoccupied by a feud between Haley (Sarah Hyland) and Alex (Ariel Winter), Phil (Ty Burrill) takes advantage of a day at the spa. Meanwhile, Gloria (Sofia Vergara) is creeped out by Jay's (Ed O’Neill) designs on his-and-hers burial plots; and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) does research for a book about Lily's adoption.
How I Met Your Mother: Thursday, March 3 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) *** Time Change***
“A Change of Heart”
Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) realizes he has heartfelt affection for Nora, and he thinks that something is wrong with him; and Robin (Cobie Smulders) dates a guy who acts like a dog.
Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, March 4 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
Music runs deep in singer/songwriter Lionel Richie’s life, especially due to the close bond he had with his maternal grandmother, Adelaide Towson, who taught music at Tuskegee University. Although they had an incredible relationship, Richie knows nothing about her ancestry and is driven to solve the mystery surrounding the identity of her father. Richie sets out on a journey that will take him from his childhood neighborhood in Tuskegee to Nashville where his great grandfather helped sow the seeds of the Civil Rights movement.
Secret Millionaire: Sunday, March 6 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) ***Series Premiere***
Dani Johnson is a successful author, motivational speaker, talk-radio host, wife, and mother of three. Most impressively, she built her empire from nothing, starting homeless and on welfare at age 21 and a self-made millionaire by the age of 23. She will now shed her multi-million dollar lifestyle and search for deserving community heroes making a difference as the Secret Millionaire. Dani will leave her home in San Antonio to spend six days in Knoxville, Tennessee in the neglected neighborhood of Western Heights where over half of the residents live below the poverty level. During her week in Knoxville, Dani will search for deserving people and organizations who need her help. She will then have to search her heart to determine who to help and how much to gift these heroes with a portion of her own fortune after she reveals her true identity.
The Event: Sunday, March 6 at 9pm ET/PT/MT (8CT) *** 2 Hour Winter Premiere – Special Day and Time***
“And Then There Were More” and “Inostranka”
President Martinez (Blair Underwood) and his longtime Chief of Staff (guest star Roger Bart, Desperate Housewives) charge the intelligence community with decrypting Thomas's (Clifton Collins, Jr.) satellite message, but more importantly determining to whom it was sent. While they are distracted, Thomas unveils a surprise attack, but he does not anticipate a heroic stand-off with Blake Sterling (Željko Ivanek), who learns an important lesson about Sleepers from Maya (guest star Clea DuVall, Conviction). Meanwhile, newly appointed Alaskan Senator Catherine Lewis (guest star Virginia Madsen, Sideways) threatens to divulge information about the Mt. Inostranka detention facility on an episode of Hardball with Chris Matthews (playing himself). Elsewhere, Sean (Jason Ritter) and Leila (Sarah Roemer) get a fresh lead on the whereabouts of Samantha, but it leads them to a dramatic turn in their lives. James Dempsey (guest star Hal Holbrook, Water for Elephants) foresees that he and Sean will once again cross paths.
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