CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, MARCH 5 – SUNDAY, MARCH 11
– Pop sensation Katy Perry guest stars as a whacky prison guard in a hysterical all-new episode of Raising Hope -–
– Canada’s Got Talent judges stampede their way to Calgary to see the best of the west take the stage in the Calgary auditions –
– Ben comes face-to-face with the ladies he rejected in a two-hour special where the women tell-all this week on The Bachelor –
– Hooked on Revenge? Catch the real-life version in a special, two-part, limited series Revenge for Real: Murder in the Hamptons on Wednesday night –
(Toronto – Friday, March 2, 2012) Tune in to Citytv for another week packed with exciting episodes of fan-favourite dramas, comedies and reality series including the much buzzed-about original series, Canada’s Got Talent.
Please see below for chronological listing of detailed highlights for March 5 – March 11. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for The Bachelor and The Biggest Loser.
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Canada’s Got Talent: Monday, Mar. 5 at 7pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Citytv Original Series***
Canada’s Got Talent judges Martin, Measha, Stephan stampede their way to Calgary to see the best of the west take the stage. While some acts leave the judges saddlesore, others leave the them speechless. Watch as magicians, circus acts, singers and more showcase their talents in the hope of advancing to the next round.
How I Met Your Mother: Monday, Mar. 5 at 10pm ET/PT (6CT, 8MT)
“The Stinson Missile Project”
After Robin (Cobie Smulders) assaults a girl who is out to ruin Barney's (Neil Patrick Harris) relationship, she is forced to begin court-mandated therapy sessions. Meanwhile, Ted (Josh Radnor) gets too involved in Lily's (Alyson Hannigan) pregnancy.
2 Broke Girls: Monday, Mar. 5 at 10:30pm ET/PT (6:30CT, 8:30MT)
“And the Reality Check”
Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) try to find Chestnut a job in order to get him lodging for the winter. Meanwhile, Peach (Brooke Lyons), the mother of the twins Max babysits, auditions for "Real Housewives of TriBeCa."
Alcatraz (s/FOX): Monday, Mar. 5 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
*** Two Back-to-Back Episodes***
“The Ames Brothers”
Two of Alcatraz's most violent brothers find something amiss when they resurface in the present day.
The team discovers former inmate Sonny Burnett (Theo Rossi, Sons of Anarchy) has returned.
The Bachelor: Monday, Mar. 5 at 8pm ET (9MT) on OMNI.2 (s/ABC) and OMNI Alberta (s/ABC); 6PT (10CT) on Citytv
*** Two-hour Special Episode***
“The Women Tell All”
As the final rose ceremony approaches, Ben faces his past as the bachelorettes he rejected return to talk about their experiences this season. Among them is Emily, who has some things to say about Courtney – and she isn’t the only one. Plus, don’t miss new, in-depth profiles on the two final ladies vying for Ben’s heart.
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 8pm ET on OMNI.1; 6MT/PT (10CT) on Citytv
This week, the age-old excuse "I'm stuck in my comfort zone" is addressed as contestants are pushed out of their comfort zones by switching trainers for the week. The red team works out with trainer Bob Harper, while the black team burns calories with trainer Dolvett Quince. Plus, one trainer gets pushed out of his own comfort zone by trying ballet with his female contestants. Then it's time for the weigh-in, followed by another emotional elimination.
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Take Your Daughter to Work”
Mike (Tim Allen) is taken aback when he finds out that Ed (Hector Elizondo) – who has been an absentee dad – has hired his daughter, Gabriella (guest star Jamie-Lynn Sigler, The Sopranos), to replace him as the new marketing consultant of Outdoor Man. When Ed agrees with Mike that her youth-oriented proposals to re-brand the retail stores aren't the way to go, she plays the Daddy card for all its worth.
Cougar Town (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Full Moon Fever”
One look is all it takes for Bobby (Brain Van Holt) to fall for Travis' (Dan Byrd) photography professor, but Travis refuses to introduce them. Meanwhile, Laurie (Christa Miller) falls for a guy she's never met when she begins a romance with a soldier in Iraq via twitter; and Jules (Courteney Cox) and Andy (Ian Gomez) prepare to go to war against an unruly gang of kids who are terrorizing the cul-de-sac.
New Girl (s/FOX): Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
When Nick (Jake M. Johnson) is hurt playing a game of touch football and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) discovers he doesn't have insurance, she brings him to her doctor friend - an OB-GYN. The gang rallies together and Nick evaluates his life when his seemingly harmless back injury may prove to be more serious than he thought.
Raising Hope: Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Single White Female Role Model”
Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) is arrested after participating in an Occupy Natesville protest and is sentenced to two weeks in prison. One of the prison attendant's (guest star Katy Perry) claims to be a friend from her past and will stop at nothing to make Sabrina's stay in the slammer as dreadful as possible. Meanwhile, the mayor of Natesville grants Virginia (Martha Plimpton) three wishes after she helps her avoid a public scandal.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 6 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9:00CT, 11:00MT)
“Your Number’s Up”
When a recent lottery winner is found brutally murdered, everyone becomes a suspect.
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Year of The Hecks”
After realizing that no one keeps their New Year's resolutions, Frankie (Patricia Heaton) decides that they will be assigned anonymously to each family member, and an all-you-can-eat buffet feast will be the reward for those who can abide by their chosen resolution for a week. But, chaos soon ensues when Frankie must spend more time with Brick (Atticus Shaffer), Mike needs to smile more, Axl (Charlie McDermott) has to keep his bedroom clean, Sue (Eden Sher) needs to stop trying out for things she'll never make, and Brick must stop reading all of the time.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Out in the Burbs”
When Tessa (Jane Levy) is asked to show new guy Josh Sherman (guest star Dan Byrd, Cougar Town) around school, she becomes convinced that he's gay, when in fact he's an undercover narcotics officer. Lisa (Allie Grant) becomes deeply infatuated with Josh, and Tessa inadvertently convinces Mr. Wolfe (Rex Lee) to make special announcement to the student body. Meanwhile, George (Jeremy Sisto) re-evaluates his relationship with Dallas (Cheryl Hines).
Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
.After Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) tells his “punkin chunkin” story one too many times, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) decides that he should stick to telling the stories that actually happened. Everything comes to a head over Thanksgiving dinner when another Pritchett criticizes Manny’s (Rico Rodriguez) papier-mâché centerpiece. Soon it’s the Dreamers vs. the Negative-Nellie Pritchetts in a game of “punkin-chunkin.”
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 7 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“The Kerovich Way”
A panicked Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) enlists Jane's (Eliza Coupe) help in convincing Dave (Zachary Knighton) that something he's certain happened, never actually did. Meanwhile, Penny (Casey Wilson) and Max (Adam Pally) are determined to finally beat an annoyingly perfect couple in the annual Rosalita's Run and Scavenger Hunt.
Revenge for Real: Murder in the Hamptons – Part One (s/ABC): Wednesday, October 5 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
***Two-part Limited Series***
When millionaire Ted Ammon was brutally murdered in the bedroom of his East Hampton mansion in 2001, suspicion fell on his wife, Generosa, and her boyfriend, Long Island electrician Danny Pelosi – who was eventually convicted of the crime. But now, from behind bars, Pelosi is telling Nightline anchor Cynthia McFadden what he says is the real truth about what happened that night. In the first of a two-part limited series, a shocking twist to the sensational Hamptons murder case casts new light on members of New York’s high society
30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, Mar. 8 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Standards and Practices”
Jenna (Jane Krakowski) hatches a surprising new plan to get publicity, while Jack (Alec Baldwin) finds himself begrudgingly playing parent to his teenage nemesis, Kaylie Hooper (guest start Chloe Grace Moretz, Diary of a Wimpy Kid). Meanwhile, Liz (Tina Fey) rejects the new authority Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) has over “TGS” with his new job in Standards.
Parks and Recreation (s/NBC): Thursday, Mar. 8 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ben (Adam Scott) are thrilled when Buddy Wood (guest star Sean Hayes, Will & Grace) wants to interview Leslie for his Indianapolis talk show. April (Aubrey Plaza) and Ron (Nick Offerman) prep Andy (Chris Pratt) for his final exam in his Women’s Studies course.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): Thursday, Mar. 8 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
A six-month-old baby becomes a person of interest, and an old nemesis resurfaces.
Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, Mar. 8 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 9CT)
“Breaking The Rules”
The Oceanside Wellness doctors interview potential replacements for Naomi (Audra McDonald), including Jake Reilly (Benjamin Bratt), but no one understands Addison's (Kate Walsh) resistance to hiring him. Meanwhile, Cooper (Paul Adelstein) breaks the law and crosses his wife, Charlotte (Kadee Strickland), in an effort to get cord blood for a young, sick patient.
Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, Mar. 9 at 8pm ET/PT (9MT, 7CT)
Jerome Bettis longs to know the source of his strength and determination when he embarks on a journey in Paducah, Kentucky, to learn more about his mother’s side of the family. Bettis’ search reveals the identity of his great-great-grandfather and an amazing story of his courage and strength as he stood up against a corporate giant in the Jim Crow era. As he learns more about his great-great-grandfather, the tragedy and triumph of his early life comes to light.
Canada’s Got Talent: Sunday, Mar. 11 at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT
“Vancouver: Part 1”
The West Coast talent pool runs as deep as the Pacific Ocean, with everything from contortionists to chainsaw acts vying for a "YES" to the second round.
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