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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, Oct. 22 to Sunday, Oct. 28

– Spooky celebrations kick off a week early with all-new Halloween episodes of Modern Family, 666 Park Avenue, Parks and Recreation, The Middle, and Suburgatory –
– American sweetheart Taylor Swift gets up close and personal with Citytv in the special presentation Entertainment City: Taylor Swift –
– Brad and the bachelorettes speak the language of love in Paris this week on The Bachelor Canada –
– Busy Philipps (Cougar Town), Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle), and Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Franklin & Bash) guest star in the season premiere of Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 –
 
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for October 22 to 28. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Oct. 22:

Cityline
: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Around the House”
Host Tracy Moore welcomes designer Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault to demonstrate her “curb appeal” with some paint and dressing ideas for the exterior front door. Then, Breakfast Television Toronto’s Frank Ferragine deals with the abundance of fall leaves and shows how to properly store gardening tools for winter.

Entertainment City: Taylor Swift: 7 p.m. ET/MT/PT, 6 p.m. CT
**Special Presentation**
On the day her highly anticipated fourth studio album, Red, is released, global megastar Taylor Swift sits down with Citytv for an intimate conversation, hosted by Breakfast Television Toronto’s Dina Pugliese. The never-before-seen special brings fans the scoop on everything from how she stays grounded to the inspiration behind her chart-topping hit single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
 
Tuesday, Oct. 23:
 
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Relationship Special”
Host Tracy Moore and guest experts Dr. Karyn Gordon and Stacie Ikka discuss ways to add romance to a relationship and how to get on the dating scene after a divorce or break-up. Plus, they call on their singles panel to find out what single people are looking for in a relationship.
 
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8 p.m., ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“If a Ham Falls in the Woods…”
Jimmy (Lucas Neff) and Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) attend a marriage retreat led by a priest (guest star Leslie Jordan, The Help). Not wanting to miss out on a free vacation, Virginia (Martha Plimpton) and Burt (Garret Dillahunt) pose as a newly engaged couple to join in on the fun. Then, it becomes a true family affair when Sabrina's mom Tamara (recurring guest star Melanie Griffith, Working Girl) and her young lover also decide to tag along.
 
Ben and Kate (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Emergency Kit”
Now that Ben (Nat Faxon) is living with Kate (Dakota Johnson) and Maddie (Maggie Elizabeth Jones), Kate wants Ben to be more responsible and prepared for potential emergencies. Meanwhile, Ben's crazy ex-girlfriend makes a surprise visit and BJ (Lucy Punch) might actually be developing real feelings for her boss, bar owner Buddy (guest star Rob Corddry, Childrens Hospital).
 
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Models”
After spending a wild night out with Cece (Hannah Simone) and her model friends, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) jumps into the driver’s seat when she’s called on to fill in for Cece at a car show. Meanwhile, the guys question what defines male friendship after Schmidt (Max Greenfield) buys Nick (Mark Jake Johnson) a cookie.
 
Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Season Premiere – special date and time**
“A Reunion”
James (James Van Der Beek) goes against Chloe's (Krysten Ritter) advice, succumbing to June's (Dreama Walker) desires of – dare we dream? – a Dawson's Creek reunion! Along the way, James makes some shocking discoveries, veers slightly off course and encounters some child stars of television past. Guest stars include: Busy Philipps (Cougar Town), Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle), and Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Franklin & Bash).
 
Private Practice (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till it’s Gone”
Sheldon (Brian Benben) fears the worst when a little girl goes missing from the ER, and Addison (Kate Walsh) and Jake (Benjamin Bratt) have a disagreement about one of his patients. Plus, a new doctor joins the team at Saint Ambrose and Sam (Taye Diggs) is questioned about his past with Addison.
 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 24:  

Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Host Tracy Moore Moore brightens up a fall weekend with a Mexican fiesta by Chatelaine food editor Claire Tansey. Health and wellness specialist Bryce Wylde gives tips on getting a good night’s sleep, and personal trainer Stephanie Joanne demonstrates the latest in fitness fashion for both form and function.
 
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Halloween III: The Driving”
As Halloween approaches, the Hecks get quite the scare when Sue (Eden Sher) receives her learner’s permit and Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn) must teach her how to drive. Meanwhile, Axl (Charlie McDermott) looks forward to voting in his first election, and Brick (Atticus Shaffer) undergoes an unexpected transformation when he eats too much Halloween candy.
 
Suburgatory: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“The Witch of East Chatswin”
When Tessa (Jane Levy) convinces Dalia (Carly Chaikin) and the Ks – Kimantha (Abbie Cobb), Kaitlyn (Katelyn Pacitto) and Kenzie (Kara Pacitto) – to come up with feminist-inspired Halloween costumes, she catches the interest of a notorious local witch named Paula (guest star Rachel Dratch, Saturday Night Live).
 
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Open House of Horrors”
Since the Dunphys' neighbours find Claire's (Julie Bowen) annual Halloween extravaganza inappropriate, Phil (Ty Burrell) suggests having an open house for the holiday. Meanwhile, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) host a costume party while fielding questions from Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) about her birth mom.
 
The Bachelor Canada:9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Citytv Original Series**
Brad speaks the language of love in Paris, the City of Light, with one lucky bachelorette, while another is left heartbroken. Then, overwhelming jealousy causes one woman to make drastic moves for some coveted alone time with Brad, while the piercing agony of loss leaves another struggling over what to do next.
 
Thursday, Oct. 25:
 
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Design guest experts Karen Sealy, Sharon Grech and Shai Deluca-Tamasi tackle decorating with shades of grey, designing around an untidy roommate, great ideas for a cottage renovation, as well as some easy DIY art work.
 
30 Rock (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Unwindulax”
Liz (Tina Fey) and Jack (Alec Baldwin) square off in a political battle to influence voters in the 2012 presidential election. Meanwhile, Jenna (Jane Krakowski) goes to extremes to please her new fan base.
 
Parks and Recreation: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Halloween Surprise”
A new job offer for Ben (Adam Scott) causes Leslie (Amy Poehler) to contemplate her future with him. Meanwhile, Ron (Nick Offerman) and Andy (Chris Pratt) take Diane's (recurring guest star Lucy Lawless, Spartacus: Blood and Sand) girls trick-or-treating.
 
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Triggerman”
When The Machine gives them the number of a mob enforcer whose life becomes endangered, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) must decide whether to intervene or allow karma to balance the scales of justice.
 
Scandal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Beltway Unbuckled”
A college student goes missing and her grieving parents come to Pope & Associates for help. Meanwhile, David (Joshua Malina) is still investigating the Cytron case and gets help from a very surprising source. In the White House, Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) feels the pressure as Mellie (Bellamy Young) proves once again that she's a political powerhouse.
 
Friday, Oct. 26:
 
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Friday”
Host Tracy Moore welcomes fashion consultant Lisa Rogers with looks from Tip Top and Upper Canada Mall. Plus, Bill Rowley makes over one lucky audience member. .
 
Fringe (s/Fox): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The Bullet that Saved the World”
When the Fringe team tracks a lead into a hostile and heavily guarded location, Phillip Broyles (Lance Reddick) resurfaces – but can he be trusted?
 
Saturday, Oct. 27:
 
Out There with Melissa DiMarco: 7:30 p.m. ET/CT/MT/PT
**Citytv Original Series**
“TIFF Repack 2 (Trendsucking)”
Melissa and her crew resort to stealing to fill their celebrity gift bags. Will their crimes pay or are they going to wash up somewhere unpleasant, like jail? Guest stars include: Adam Sandler (That’s My Boy), Cate Blanchett (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), John Leguizamo (One for the Money), Lisa Ray (Top Chef Canada), and Paul Sorvino (For the Love of Money).
 
Get Stuffed: 9:30 p.m. ET/MT/PT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Canadian Original Series**
“Frog Jumping”
It’s a leap of faith for Erin and Ryan “6-pack” Lapadat, as they jump frogs at a California County Fair – and wading through ponds to catch the slippery beasts is only the beginning. The winner will get the glory, the loser will “Get Stuffed.”
 
Hail Mary: 10 p.m. ET/PT/MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Citytv Original Series**
“The Bell Tolls”
The Eskimos prepare for their first exhibition match vs. Calgary. Performances in the game will help determine who stays and who gets cut. Plus, it's the only chance to shine for rookie John Goebel before he leaves for his wedding. Will his costly mistake during the game decide his fate?
 
The Beat: 10:30 p.m. ET/PT/MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
**Canadian Original Series**
“Slippery Slope”
Emotions are tested as a series of suicide attempts sweep the area. Plus, activist groups stir the pot with protests and by harassing police on their rounds. Later, a visit from a former drug addict puts everything into perspective.
 
Sunday, Oct. 28:
 
Revenge (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Forgiveness”
Faces from Emily’s (Emily VanCamp) and Victoria’s (Madeleine Stowe) pasts are re-emerging all around the Hamptons and one encounter leaves Victoria particularly unnerved. Meanwhile, Jack (Nick Wechsler) takes on increasing responsibilities, and Padma (recurring guest star Dilshad Vadsaria, Greek) makes a move that could have major ramifications for Nolan’s (Gabriel Mann) company.
 
666 Park Avenue (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT/CT
“A Crowd of Demons”
As Olivia (Vanessa Williams) puts the finishing touches on the lobby for the annual Drake Halloween costume gala, it brings to mind another memorable Halloween night in 1929, when murder and mayhem reigned in the building. Then, Gavin (Terry O’Quinn) receives cryptic texts from an unknown source threatening Olivia's safety, and Henry (Dave Annable) meets a media consultant interested in propelling his political career.
 
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