CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, MARCH 12 – SUNDAY, MARCH 18
– Reading week is over for the folks of Greendale! Catch Community when it returns to the Thursday night lineup –
– Who will receive the final rose? Find out in the dramatic season finale of The Bachelor, followed by the After The Final Rose special –
– Catch exciting new episodes of Canada’s Got Talent as the judging panel continues its cross-country search for the nation’s most talented act –
(Toronto – Friday, March 9, 2012) Tune in to Citytv for another week packed with exciting episodes of fan-favourite dramas, comedies and reality series including new smash hit, Canada’s Got Talent.
Please see below for chronological listing of detailed highlights for March 12 – March 18. 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. 12 at 7pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Citytv Original Series***Encore Presentation ***
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Rock and rollers, aboriginal dancers, comedians and yodellers are among the diverse performers who take the stage in front of Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio in Winnipeg, for a chance to advance to the semifinals.
How I Met Your Mother: Monday, Mar. 12 at 8pm ET/PT (9CT, 9MT)
When Marshall (Jason Segel) witnesses his boss's soft approach in settling with a million dollar company, he takes matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Ted (Jason Radnor) takes his architecture class on a field trip and things don't go as planned.
2 Broke Girls: Monday, Mar. 12 at 8:30pm ET/PT (9:30CT, 9:30MT)
“And the Pop-Up Sale”
When Max's (Kat Dennings) stove breaks, Caroline (Beth Behrs) tries to return some expensive rings to Barney's department store, but discovers her surname is no longer an asset at her former home away from home.
Alcatraz (s/FOX): Monday, Mar. 12 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
The only innocent man from Alcatraz resurfaces from the past to commit crimes in the present.
The Bachelor: Monday, Mar. 12 at 8pm ET (9MT) on OMNI.2 (s/ABC) and OMNI Alberta (s/ABC); 6PT (10CT) on Citytv
In the controversial season finale, Ben prepares to make one of the most difficult choices of his life. His search for love is now narrowed down to two very different women — Courtney and Lindzi — and he is falling in love with both of them. Ben reunites with his family who will meet the final two women and, hopefully, be able to help him chose the right woman. Should he trust the slowly developing relationship which has turned into a flame with Lindzi, or take a risk on a roller coaster ride with Courtney? Who will accept the final rose?
The Bachelor: After the Final Rose: 10pm ET/11pm MT on OMNI.2 (s/ABC) and OMNI Alberta (s/ABC); 11pm PT on CKVU, 12pm CT on Citytv
With his search for love now complete, Ben takes fans back to his final days in Switzerland. Then, the woman who received Ben’s final rose joins him for the first time in public. They discuss the high and lows of their relationship and what the future holds for them. In addition, former Bachelorette Ashley Hebert and her fiancé, J.P. Rosenbaum, discuss their future wedding plans and how they’ve found lasting happiness together.
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 8pm ET on OMNI.1; 6MT/PT (10CT) on Citytv
This week, the game switches to singles for the nine remaining contestants, and everyone returns to their original team colours. The first challenge as individuals is a tug-of-war competition on the ice with a Yankee Swap prize system that will give one lucky contestant a shopping spree with singer, actress and fashion designer Jessica Simpson. One trainer helps a contestant tackle her fear of heights, and then the tables are turned when one contestant tries coaching their trainer. Later, a tough elimination sends another player packing.
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Moon Over Kenya”
When a rising young star on the pro-fishing circuit has dinner at the Baxters' and the conversation turns to travelling the world for work, Vanessa (Nancy Travis) wonders if Mike (Tim Allen) is feeling tied down at home.
Cougar Town (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“A One Story Town”
Jules (Courteney Cox) and the gang decide Bobby (Brian Van Holt) needs some help romancing Angie (guest star Sarah Chalke, Scrubs) so they launch “operation kiss-the-girl.” Additional guest stars include Scrubs alums Robert Clendenin, Ken Jenkins and Robert Maschio.
New Girl (s/FOX): Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
After Jess (Zooey Deschanel) realizes that Schmidt (Max Greenfield) is unfairly doing all of the housework, she pushes him to "go on strike," and the entire ecosystem of the loft is thrown off balance.
Raising Hope: Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Spanks Butt, No Spanks”
When a raccoon decides to take residency under the Chance's porch, Virginia (Martha Plimpton) and Sabrina (Shannon Marie Woodward) work together to try and lure the critter out. Meanwhile, Hope's misbehavior has become such an issue that Virginia and Burt (Garret Dillahunt) suggest that it might be time for Jimmy (Lucas Neff ) to spank her, since it worked so well for them when he was younger.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, Mar. 13 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9:00CT, 11:00MT)
When two young girls are in a tragic car accident, one is left in critical condition and the other is found dead at the scene. As Megan (Dana Delaney) and her team investigate the case, they come to a startling realization. Not only was the wrong girl pronounced dead – but the car accident may not have been the actual cause of death.
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 14 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“The Paper Route”
Brick takes a job as a newspaper delivery boy from the town's veteran newsman (guest star Edward Asner, Up) in order to buy himself night vision goggles. Axl (Charlie McDermott) tries to convince Sue (Eden Sher) that a long distance relationship will not work when her boyfriend moves away with his family.
Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 14 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
When George (Jeremy Sisto) picks Tessa (Jane Levy) up late from school she decides to get a job working for Dallas (Cheryl Hines) in order to buy her own wheels. Meanwhile, Dallas invites her sorority sisters to stay with her and celebrate the opening of her store, A Crystal Cup of Crystals; however, her rival sorority sister, Tulsa (guest star Robin Givens, Chuck), decides to crash the party.
Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 14 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Send Out The Clowns”
The funeral service for a beloved clown mentor reunites Cam (Eric Stonestreet) with his estranged ex-clown partner, Lewis (guest star Bobby Cannavale, Blue Bloods). Meanwhile, Phil (Ty Burrell) is serious about landing a very important listing, only to get trumped by a notorious bulldozer of an agent, Verna Roth (guest star Ellen Barkin, Ocean’s Thirteen); and Manny (Rico Rodriguez) has a cool new friend, which makes both Jay (Ed O’Neill) and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) suspicious.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 14 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Party of Six”
Penny's (Casey Wilson) birthday celebrations are always disastrous for everyone. This year the gang is determined to find a restaurant that will break the curse so Penny can enjoy her special day.
Revenge for Real: The Governor’s Son (s/ABC): Wednesday, Mar. 14 at 10pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
***Two-part Limited Series***
In the second of a two-part limited series, Nightline anchor Cynthia McFadden explores another real-life story of revenge.
Community (s/NBC): Thursday, Mar. 15 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT) ***Returns from Hiatus***
“Urban Matrimony and Sandwich Arts”
Andre (guest star Malcolm Jamal Warner, The Cosby Show) proposes that he and Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) remarry and a wedding date is set. Britta (Gillian Jacobs) and Annie (Alison Brie) get busy planning the wedding, and Jeff (Joel McHale) prepares to give a wedding speech.
30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, Mar. 15 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“St. Patrick’s Day”
Jack (Alec Baldwin) feels unworthy of his latest award and attempts to redeem himself by taking on the writers in a strategic board game. Liz (Tina Fey) believes she’s cursed on St. Patrick’s Day when her ex-boyfriend Dennis (guest star Dean Winters, Rescue Me) shows up to derail her relationship with Criss (guest star James Marsden, X-Men). Meanwhile, Hazel (Kristen Schaal) struggles to keep the peace between Tracy (Tracy Morgan) and Jenna (Jane Krakowski).
Parks and Recreation: Thursday, Mar. 15 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“The Trial of Leslie Knope”
Things come to a head for Leslie (Amy Poehler), Ben (Adam Scott) and Chris (Rob Lowe).
30 Rock: Thursday, Mar. 15 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“The Ballad of Kenneth Parcell”
Episodic synopsis is currently unavailable.
Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, Mar. 15 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 9CT)
“The Letting Go”
Sheldon warns Sam that he may be in over his head when he insists on releasing Corinne from the hospital and caring for her at home. Meanwhile, a badly beaten Scott arrives at the ER and is placed under the care of Pete. Also, Amelia is encouraged to make a decision about her unborn child, and Jake's daughter grills him on his love life when he visits her at college.
Canada’s Got Talent: Sunday, Mar. 18 at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT***Citytv Original Series***
***Two Back-to-back Episodes ***
“Toronto: Part Two”
Surprises abound for host Dina Pugliese and judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio in the second part of Toronto’s exhilarating auditions.
“Halifax/Vancouver: Part Two”
Host Dina Pugliese and judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio look for the most talented performers in the Maritimes during the Halifax auditions. Then, they travel to the West Coast for additional performances in Vancouver.
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