CITYTV PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS: MONDAY, MARCH 26 – SUNDAY, APRIL 1
- Rebecca and Doc close in on a key piece of evidence that could unravel the mystery of the 63s in the two-hour season finale of Alcatraz -
- A deadly virus begins to spread leaving Megan and her team scrambling to find the outbreak’s source in a special episode of Body of Proof featuring guest star Luke Perry (90210) -
- On New Girl, Jess goes out with “Mr. Fancypants” (Dermot Mulroney, Big Miracle) but their date doesn’t quite go as planned -
- John Goodman (The Artist) guest stars as Vice Dean Laybourne on a hilarious new episode of Community -
(Toronto – Friday, March 23, 2012) Watch Citytv this week for compelling episodes of fan-favourite dramas, comedies and reality series including new smash hit, Canada’s Got Talent. Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for March 26 – April 1. All programming is subject to change. Please kindly note specific changes to network airings for The Biggest Loser.
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Canada’s Got Talent: Monday, March. 26 at 7pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Citytv Original***Encore Presentation***
Montreal’s longstanding tradition of unique talent is on full display when host Dina Pugliese and judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio visit in the city in the last audition episode of the cross-country tour.
Alcatraz (s/FOX): Monday, March 26 at 8pm ET/PT (8CT, 9MT)
***Two-Hour Season Finale***
“Garrett Stillman, Tommy Madsen”
Doc (Jorge Garcia) and Rebecca (Sarah Jones) close in on a man who may be the key to revealing the secrets behind all the Alcatraz criminals reappearing from the past. Meanwhile, Hauser (Sam Neill) makes a discovery beneath the halls of Alcatraz that brings him closer to the truth. Then, revealing doors are opened and lives hang in the balance as Rebecca stops at nothing in pursuit of the man who killed her partner.
How I Met Your Mother: Monday, March 26 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 10CT)
“Mystery V. History”
When Ted (Josh Radnor) goes on a date without researching the girl on the Internet, the gang interferes, showing Kevin (guest star Kal Penn, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle) that they are too into each other's business. Meanwhile, Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel) come to terms with finding out the sex of their baby.
2 Broke Girls: Monday, March 26 at 10:30pm ET/PT (8:30MT, 10:30CT)
“And the Secret Ingredient”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) becomes obsessed with collecting coupons and discovers the secret ingredient to Max's (Kat Dennings) cupcakes.
The Biggest Loser (s/NBC): Tuesday, Mar. 27 at 8pm ET on OMNI.1; 6MT/PT (10CT) on Citytv To address the excuse “exercise is boring,” trainer Dolvett Quince spices things up by taking the contestants to a Zumba class, and trainer Bob Harper takes the competitors mountain biking. In this week’s pop challenge, the contestants try to load boxes of food on to trucks, and the contestant who finishes first gets the chance to pay-it-forward by donating the products to their local food bank. Then, a cooking challenge finds the competitors racing against time to whip up a healthy, tasty and creative dish. Later, Season 12 fan-favourites Antone, Becky and Vinny stop by to judge the challenge and get better acquainted with the contestants before another weigh-in.
Last Man Standing: Tuesday, March 27 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
***Two Back-to-Back Episodes***Encore Presentation***
“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?”
Mike (Tim Allen) meets his lesbian neighbours and learns he has a lot in common with one of them. Meanwhile, Mandy (Molly Ephraim) discovers that her boyfriend lied to her, and she gets Kristin (Alexandra Krosney) and Eve (Kaitlyn Dever) to help her make a special music video to get revenge.
After Kristin’s (Alexandra Krosney) boyfriend Kyle (Christoph Sanders) innocently falls asleep in her bedroom, Mike (Tim Allen) decides to lay down the law by creating a new set of house rules.
New Girl (s/FOX): Tuesday, March 27 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
“Fancyman: Part 2”
Jess' (Zooey Deschanel) sophisticated date with Russell (guest star Dermot Mulroney, Big Miracle) doesn't go as planned. Meanwhile, Nick's (Jake M. Johnson) college friend visits and brings out Nick's inner frat boy to help him get over his break-up with Julia. Also, Winston (Lamorne Morris) panics when Shelby (Kali Hawk) goes on a "girls" vacation; and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Cece (Hannah Simone) try to keep their relationship under the covers, but one of their friends finds out their secret.
Raising Hope: Tuesday, March 27 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Jimmy’s Fake Girlfriend”
Jimmy's (Lucas Neff) spirits are low when Sabrina's (Shannon Woodward) relationship with Wyatt (guest star Ryan Doom, The Roomate) becomes serious, so Virginia (Martha Plimpton) and Burt (Garret Dillahunt) convince him to get a fake girlfriend to make Sabrina jealous. When Barney (Gregg Binkley) invites Jimmy to his improv class, he meets Mary-Louise (guest star Ashley Tisdale, High School Musical), who agrees to play along with his plan to win over Sabrina.
Body of Proof (s/ABC): Tuesday, March 27 at 10:00pm ET/PT (9CT, 8MT)
“Going Viral: Part 1”
When scores of people start dying from similar symptoms, the team is faced with a city-wide outbreak of an unknown virus. No one is safe – including Megan (Dana Delany) and her team. Centre for Disease Control (CDC) Officer Charlie Stafford (guest star Luke Perry, 90210) takes over the case to figure out not just what caused the outbreak, but who.
The Middle (s/ABC): Wednesday, March 28 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Hecking It Up”
With Indiana hosting the Super Bowl, Frankie (Patricia Heaton) is devastated when she ends up with a less than stellar official volunteer position. Meanwhile, the entire Heck household takes advantage of the Donahue’s new car while they are out of town, and a scary, close call with the car causes Sue (Eden Sher) to profess her true feelings to her new boyfriend, Matt (guest star Moises Arias, Hannah Montana).
Suburgatory (s/ABC): Wednesday, March 28 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“Sex and the Suburbs”
George (Jeremy Sisto) panics when he thinks Tessa's (Jane Levy) relationship with Scott Strauss (guest star Thomas McDonell, Prom) may be heating up, so he tries to keep an eye on her by planning game nights at home with her friends. Meanwhile, Tessa gets a kick out of showing off her romance to Dalia (Carly Chaikin), but, oddly enough, becomes less attracted to Scott the more time they spend together.
Modern Family (s/ABC): Wednesday, March 28 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
Luke (Nolan Gould) and Manny's (Rico Rodriguez) egg-capsule project triggers Claire’s (Julie Bowen) and Jay's (Ed O'Neill) competitive instincts. Elsewhere, Phil (Ty Burrell) ropes Haley (Sarah Hyland) and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) into providing audience support during his work presentation, and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) try to impress potential birth mothers as their search for a surrogate continues.
Happy Endings (s/ABC): Wednesday, March 28 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30CT, 10:30MT)
“Big White Lies”
When Penny (Casey Wilson) tells a white lie to avoid an annoying childhood friend (guest star Mary Elizabeth Ellis, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), it soon snowballs out of control and involves the the whole gang. Jane (Eliza Coupe) fakes a pregnancy (complete with a fake baby shower), Dave (Zachary Knighton) pretends he’s terminally ill and Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) fakes a change in sexual orientation. Meanwhile, Max (Adam Pally) and Dave’s lonely landlord (guest star Ben Falcone, Bridesmaids), who is jealous of their active love lives, looks for ways to evict them – until he takes a shine to Alex.
Community (s/NBC): Thursday, March 29 at 8pm ET/PT (7CT, 9MT)
“Digital Exploration of Interior Design”
As the new Greendale Subway shop opens in the cafeteria, Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown), Pierce (Chevy Chase) and Britta (Gillian Jacobs) plot to bring about its early demise. Vice Dean Laybourne (guest star John Goodman, The Artist) makes another attempt to get Troy (Donald Glover) to join the Air Conditioning Repair Annex, while Abed (Danny Pudi) and Troy find themselves at odds over their competing pillow and blanket forts.
30 Rock (s/NBC): Thursday, March 29 at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30CT, 9:30MT)
“The Shower Principle”
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Person of Interest (s/CBS): Thursday, March 29 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT, 10MT)
The Machine’s latest number presents a unique challenge for Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) since the person has virtually no digital footprint – and appears to be leading a double life.
Private Practice (s/ABC): Thursday, March 29 at 10pm ET/PT (8MT, 9CT)
“You Break My Heart”
In a crossover episode with Grey’s Anatomy, Cooper (Paul Adelstein) and Charlotte (KaDee Strickland) take Erica (A.J. Langer) to Seattle Grace Hospital to meet with Derek (Patrick Dempsey, Grey’s Anatomy), Lexie (Chyler Leigh, Grey’s Anatomy) and Amelia (Caterina Scorsone, Grey’s Anatomy) regarding a very risky surgery. Meanwhile, Scott (Stephen Amell) tells Violet (Amy Brenneman) that he would like to take their relationship to the next level; and Addison (Kate Walsh) finds herself caught in the middle of Sam (Taye Diggs) and Jake's (Benjamin Bratt) fight about a patient.
Who Do You Think You Are? (s/NBC): Friday, March 30 at 8pm ET/PT (9MT, 7CT)
As Rita Wilson travels to Greece and Bulgaria, she uncovers the untold history of her late father. Her journey begins in Greece where she visits her father's hometown and the place of his birth. The information she receives leads her to Bulgaria where she learns of the hardships and triumphs that shaped her father's life and led him to the United States. Later, Rita's emotional journey leads to a discovery she never expected.
Fringe (s/FOX): Friday, March 30 at 9pm ET/PT (10MT, 8CT)
“Nothing Is As It Seems”
The Fringe team faces a case that appears familiar to Peter (Joshua Jackson). Strangely, it takes place in this world.
Canada’s Got Talent: Sunday, April1 at 8pm ET/PT/MT/CT
***Citytv Original***Encore Presentation***
“The Cut Down”
The wait is over. Judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio choose their favourite acts from across Canada to advance to the semifinals.
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