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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, Oct. 15 to Sunday, Oct. 21

– Rivalries and romance sweep through the mansion as the dating continues on an all-new The Bachelor Canada –
– Olympic Gold Medallist Ryan Lochte guest stars in a hilarious new episode of 30 Rock –
– Dave and Alex start dating again, and Penny lands herself in a full-body cast in the season premiere of Happy Endings –
Brooke Shields (Lipstick Jungle) guest stars as a trashy neighbour in an all-new episode of The Middle –
– In the season premiere of Suburgatory, Tessa explores her musical side, and Noah and Dallas battle it out over Carmen the nanny –

Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for October 15 to 21. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Oct. 15:

: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Around the House”
Host Tracy Moore welcomes lifestyle expert Shoana Jensen to demonstrate what she learned from the Internet, and Rose Reisman has the ultimate “Choose it or Lose it”segment. Then, learn to edit and add seasonal décor to bookshelves with Tamara Robbins. Later, Harbord Room’s chef Cory heats things up with some special fall dishes.
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Who Wants to be a Godparent?”
When Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel) can't decide on godparents for their son, they put the gang to the test to see who would make the best candidate.
Partners (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“The Key”
Joe (David Krumholtz) is stuck in the middle after Ali (Sophia Bush) discovers that Louis (Michael Urie) has a key to Joe’s apartment and she doesn’t.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“And the Cupcake Wars”
Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) put their baking skills to the test when they audition to be contestants on the hit cooking show Cupcake Wars.
Revolution (s/NBC):10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Soul Train”
As the gang nears Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) and his men, their hopes of finding Danny (Graham Rogers) grow until a shocking discovery threatens to impede their efforts. Meanwhile, orders from Monroe (David Lyons) have upped the value of Danny’s life, and Nora (Daniella Alonso) connects with a fellow rebel.
Tuesday, Oct. 16:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
Chatelaine Special”
Bringing the best of Chatelaine to Canadian viewers, Chatelaine food editor Claire Tansey joins host Tracy Moore to make a mile-high pumpkin pie. Then, Laurie Jennings gives tips on how to build stronger bones, decorators Virginie Martocq and Julia Black stop by, and Tyler Franch, assistant fashion editor at Chatelaine, shows off the hottest outerwear of the season. 
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8 p.m., ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Throw Maw Maw from the House, Part 2”
The Chance family devises an intricate plan to break Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) out of a state-run nursing facility. But the plan backfires when Virginia (Martha Plimpton) notices how gentle the staff is with Maw Maw, and begins to think that she might be better off in her new home.
Ben and Kate (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“21st Birthday”
When Ben (Nat Faxon) decides to throw a birthday party for Kate (Dakota Johnson) against her wishes, her frustration soon turns into excitement when she realizes that Ben invited Molly (Canadian guest star Rosa Salazar, Parenthood), her wild friend from high school. Meanwhile, Ben finds out the only woman he truly cared for is moving into what used to be their dream home with her new husband.
Wednesday, Oct. 17:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Guest experts Nanny Robina, Lisa Rogers and Marilyn Smith join host Tracy Moore to explore great fashions for kids and the hottest fall trends in shoes and boots. Plus, Smith shares some recipes and tips for cooking delicious and nutritious meals with quinoa.
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Hose”
Trashy neighbour Rita Glossner (guest star Brooke Shields, Lipstick Jungle) returns and creates chaos in the Heck household when she accuses Frankie (Patricia Heaton) of stealing her hose. Plus, Brick (Atticus Shaffer) learns about the birds and bees in school, and Axl (Charlie McDermott) shocks his little brother by explaining the whole process in graphic detail.
Suburgatory: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**Season Premiere**
After spending the summer in New York City with her grandmother, Tessa (Jane Levy) takes up the guitar in an effort to connect with her mom's musical side. Meanwhile, Lisa (Allie Grant) uses a secret about Ryan (Parker Young) as leverage against her parents, and Noah (Alan Tudyk) and Dallas (Cheryl Hines) pull out all the stops in their competition to hire Carmen (Bunnie Rivera) as a nanny.
Modern Family: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The Butler’s Escape”
Luke (Nolan Gould) wants to quit magic but Phil (Ty Burrell) just can't seem to accept it. Then, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam's (Eric Stonestreet) household dynamic is put to the test when they decide to swap duties – Mitch becomes the stay-at-home dad while Cam starts his new job as the music teacher at Luke and Manny's (Rico Rodriguez) school.
The Bachelor Canada:9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Citytv Original Series**
The drama continues with another week of romantic dates. Brad explores a cattle ranch in Alberta with one bachelorette and takes others on hot date in Mexico. Meanwhile, rivalries sweep through mansion, as Brad discovers that more than one woman has found a place in his heart. Then, a jaw-dropping rose ceremony leaves everyone on edge.
Thursday, Oct. 18:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Host Tracy Moore tackles home design, with a special look at wall panelling choices, easy ideas for a front entrance, and design tips from The Home Show. Plus, New York City designers Cortney and Robert Novogratz of 9 By Design chat about their decorating style and the challenges of working while looking after their seven children. Additional guest experts include designers Mary Dobson, Yanic Simard and Jackie Glass.
30 Rock (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
 “Stride of Pride”
Liz (Tina Fey) works to prove to Tracy (Tracy Morgan) that women are funny while simultaneously attempting to head off a meltdown from Jenna (Jane Krakowski) after some negative publicity. Jack (Alec Baldwin) tries out an unconventional dating strategy. Olympic Gold Medallist Ryan Lochte guest stars.
Parks and Recreation: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Sex Education”
An STD outbreak among Pawnee seniors prompts Leslie (Amy Poehler) to conduct a sex education class. Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) helps Tom (Aziz Ansari) adjust to life without technology after his gadgets are taken away, and Ben (Adam Scott) and April (Aubrey Plaza) meet Congressman Murray (guest star Adam Harrington, The Secret Circle) for the first time.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
With Finch (Michael Emerson) back in the library, Reese (Jim Caviezel) returns to field work, only to face his toughest case yet – protecting the privileged daughter of a Brazilian diplomat.
Scandal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Hunting Season”
A paranoid government official drops a bombshell on Pope & Associates and even Olivia (Kerry Washington) is caught off-guard with how high up this scandal goes. Meanwhile, despite Cyrus’s (Jeff Perry) best efforts to keep a lovesick president under control, things still manage to heat up between Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Olivia when her old flame returns.
Friday, Oct. 19:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Friday”
Host Tracy Moore talks with stylist Sandra Pittana about bargain fashion buys from Winners and easy looks from Sympli. Plus, stylists Van Hong and Derek Selby make over some lucky audience members.
Saturday, Oct. 20:
Get Stuffed: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Canadian Original Series**
“Chicken and Egg”
City-slickers Kalyn and Ryan go down home “Southern style” at the Alabama Chicken and Egg competition. Clucking, preening and a poultry beauty contest are on the agenda, along with some deep-fried chicken feet.
Hail Mary: 10 p.m. ET/PT/MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Citytv Original Series**
“What Doesn’t Kill You...”
As training camp continues, one of the rookies suffers an injury, while another hides his injury from the coaching staff. Then, the coaches give the players a status report on where they stand, and some fare better than others.
The Beat: 10:30 p.m. ET/PT/MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
**Canadian Original Series**
Police crack down on immigrant drug dealers operating out of the Downtown Eastside, and Constable Dave Steverding faces the harsh realities of drug treatment and regulation in the skids.
Sunday, Oct. 21:

Happy Endings (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/MT/PT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**Season Premiere**
The on-again, off-again relationship between Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) and Dave (Zachary Knighton) is on again. Meanwhile, an accident puts Penny (Casey Wilson) in a full body cast and turns Max (Adam Pally) into her angel of mercy - until he gets an eyeful of her hunky physical therapist.  Brian Austin Green (Desperate Housewives) guest stars.

Revenge (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Amanda (Margarita Levieva) winds up in jeopardy because of the Graysons. Meanwhile, surprises await both Emily (Emily VanCamp) and Aiden (Barry Sloane), and Daniel (Joshua Bowman) gets fed up with being manipulated and decides to make a move of his own.
666 Park Avenue (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT/CT
“Hero Complex”
Henry (Dave Annable) learns that Gavin (Terry O'Quinn) is under investigation for questionable real estate transactions, and must choose between loyalty to his boss and his friendship with Gavin. Jane (Rachael Taylor), unaware of Henry's dilemma, has her own decision to make after she discovers the identity of the thief at The Drake. Meanwhile, the eerie apparition of the little girl brings a warning about the contents of the suitcase Jane retrieved.
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