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Citytv Alert: Programming Highlights, Monday, Oct. 29 to Sunday, Nov. 4

– Sit back and get spooked with special Halloween episodes of New Girl, Ben and Kate, The Mindy Project, Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 and Raising Hope –
– Bachelor Brad meets the parents as hometown dates get underway on The Bachelor Canada –
– All-new family fun takes over Friday nights with the series premiere of Malibu Country and the season premiere of Last Man Standing –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for October 29 to November 4. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Oct. 29:

: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Around the House”
Star chef Michael Bonacini and host Tracy Moore serve up a hearty Irish stew and classic plum sponge cake. Then, tech expert Winston Sih demonstrates a “high-tech” modern twist on family board games, and designer Yanic Simard heats things up with tips on creating a warm, welcoming environment.

Katie: 4 p.m. ET/PT/CT, 3 p.m. MT
Judge Judy, a.k.a. Judith Sheindlin, holds court with Katie Couric to talk about her life off-screen, and how she climbed her way to the top of the TV ladder. Plus, Kristin Chenoweth (Hit & Run) stops by for a musical performance.
Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Love and Monsters”
When June (Dreama Walker) discovers that Chloe (Krysten Ritter) plays elaborate Halloween "tricks" every year, she becomes consumed with stopping her before she hurts someone she might actually care about. Meanwhile, due to his deep-rooted childhood fear of Halloween, James (James Van Der Beek) throws his annual Halloween "Positivity" Party.
Revolution (s/NBC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Sex and Drugs”
To save Nora (Daniella Alonso) from her injury, Miles (Billy Burke) leads the gang on a detour to visit an old acquaintance for medical support, but they quickly find themselves in unfriendly territory. Plus, Aaron (Zak Orth) recalls his pre-blackout life, and Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) delivers Danny (Graham Rogers) to Monroe (David Lyons).
Tuesday, Oct. 30:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Entertaining Special”
Host Tracy Moore welcomes lifestyle expert Shoana Jensen, chef Randy Feltis and designer Shawn Gibson for tips on how to simplify weeknight entertaining. Feltis offers two quick dinner ideas that can be put together once guests have arrived, Jensen shares her list of must-haves for weeknight entertaining, and Gibson adds a little Halloween flavour with a candy dessert table.
Katie: 4 p.m. ET/PT/CT, 3 p.m. MT
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!) sits down with Couric for a catch-up chat. Plus, Jennie Garth stops by to talk about how she’s starting over at age 40.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8 p.m., ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Me What to Do”
Burt (Garret Dillahunt) scouts out a gay bar when Jimmy (Lucas Neff) is invited to meet Sabrina's (Shannon Woodward) friend and his partner. Later, Virginia (Martha Plimpton) wonders why her husband starts spending so much time there and decides to find out for herself on Halloween.
Ben and Kate (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Scaredy Kate”
Kate (Dakota Johnson) gets invited to her hot neighbour's Halloween party and calls on BJ (Lucy Punch) to help her become someone completely out-of-character for the night. Meanwhile, Ben (Nat Faxon) and Tommy (Echo Kellum) decide to stay home and hand out candy to trick-or-treaters in hopes that they will meet some hot moms, but the night takes a turn when Tommy unknowingly eats some of BJ's "candy" from Amsterdam.
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Jess (Zooey Deschanel) gets hired to be a zombie at a haunted house. Meanwhile, romantic complications abound when Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Cece's (Hannah Simone) Halloween costumes match, but Winston (Lamorne Morris) and Shelby's (Kali Hawk) don't. Plus, Jess tries to sort out her changing feelings toward Sam (David Walton), and Nick gets a visit from an old college flame.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) frantically searches for the right Halloween costume to impress Josh (recurring Tommy Dewey, Step Up Revolution) when he invites her to a party. Meanwhile, Danny (Chris Messina) and Jeremy (Ed Weeks) take the test to finally get their driver's licenses. Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live) also guest stars.


Wednesday, Oct. 31:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Family Day”
Host Tracy Moore and guest experts Jack Hourigan, Karine Ewart, Majorie Dixon, and Nanny Robina show off adorable costumes for the kids to trick or treat in and share ideas for spooky treats that the whole family can help make and enjoy.
Katie: 4 p.m. ET/PT/CT, 3 p.m. MT
Couric looks back at the year in miracles, both big and small, to inspire even the toughest skeptics with stories of triumph over tragedy.
Suburgatory: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Ryan’s Song”
Lisa (Allie Grant) helps Ryan (Parker Young) pursue Tessa (Jane Levy) after she feels guilty for not telling him that he was adopted – but Ryan mistakes her generosity for pity that he is seriously ill. Meanwhile, Dallas (Cheryl Hines) invites her life coach on her first date with George (Jeremy Sisto).
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Yard Sale”
Jay (Ed O'Neill) and Gloria (Sofía Vergara) hold a yard sale to help Manny (Rico Rodriguez) and Luke (Nolan Gould) with their school's charity fundraiser – and the entire family pitches in. Phil (Ty Burrell) feels pressured to both buy and sell something, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) help Claire (Julie Bowen) assess Alex's (Ariel Winter) new “boy friend.”
The Bachelor Canada:9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Citytv Original Series**
Brad visits the hometowns of the four remaining bachelorettes – Bianka, Gabrielle, Kara and Whitney – for one of most important steps in any relationship: meeting the parents. But instead of finding the answers he needs, Brad is left wrestling with the truth of what he’s learned versus what his heart desires.
Thursday, Nov.1:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Creative designs from the Chair Affair are up for auction, and design experts Brian Gluckstein, Mary Dobson, Kimberley Seldon, and Antonio Bellusci show host Tracy Moore neat DIY projects that can be done at home. Plus, Gluckstein showcases his new line of Christmas decorations.
Katie: 4 p.m. ET/PT/CT, 3 p.m. MT
A working mom herself, Couric sits down with the always outspoken Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine) and the original reality TV mom, Sharon Osbourne (X Factor), to talk about how they are balancing their busy lives.
30 Rock(s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Jenna (Jane Krakowski) could decide the presidential election, so political rivals Liz (Tina Fey) and Jack (Alec Baldwin) square off in a debate to win her vote. Meanwhile, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) teaches Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) about voting, and Pete (Scott Adsit) attempts to recapture the magic of the 2008 election.
Parks and Recreation: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Ben’s Parents”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) is apprehensive about meeting Ben's (Adam Scott) divorced parents for the first time. Meanwhile, Tom (Aziz Ansari) turns to Jean-Ralphio (Ben Schwartz) for help pitching his new business venture to Ron (Nick Offerman), and Chris (Rob Lowe) finds himself on an emotional roller coaster.
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Bury the Lede”
Reese (Jim Caviezel) must protect an investigative journalist through surreptitious means to avoid becoming part of her story.
Friday, Nov. 2:
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Friday”
Host Tracy Moore and stylist Lynn Spence show off fashions from Freda’s and Reitmans, while hair and makeup artists Tony Masciangleo and Tracy Peart makeover a lucky audience member.
Katie: 4 p.m. ET/PT/CT, 3 p.m. MT
One of the most beloved musicals of all time, Annie, is back! And Couric, who’s been known to belt out a show tune or two herself sits down with the new Broadway cast in their first national appearance.
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**Season Premiere**
Mandy (Molly Ephraim) prepares to vote in her first presidential election, and Mike (Tim Allen) and Kristin (Alexandra Krosney) try to sway her vote in opposite directions.
Malibu Country (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
***Series Premiere***
Reba McKenzie (Reba McEntire) publicly discovers that her country music legend husband, Bobby Gallagher (Jeffrey Nordling), has been cheating on her. Determined to get a fresh start and revive her own country music career, Reba packs up her sharp-tongued mother and two kids and drives cross-country to live in Bobby's Malibu beach-front party pad.
Fringe (s/Fox): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“An Origin Story”
A member of the Fringe team makes a surprising move as they respond to catastrophic occurrences.
Saturday, Nov. 3:
Get Stuffed: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**Canadian Original Series**
“Red Neck Games”
With confederate flag bikinis, plenty of beer and a giant mud pit for the belly flop contest, Kalyn and Josh get down and dirty for the annual Georgia Red Neck Games. The winner will get glory, the loser will “get stuffed.”
Hail Mary: 10 p.m. ET/PT/MT, 9 p.m. CT
**Citytv Original Series**
“Stamps of Disapproval”
After a disappointing performance in the Calgary exhibition game, one of the rookies is sent home. Meanwhile, John Goebel gets some news before leaving camp to get married.
The Beat: 10:30 p.m. ET/PT/MT, 9:30 p.m. CT
**Canadian Original Series**
“Mr. Coffee”
The Beat Enforcement Team sets its sights on a drug operation being run out of a Chinatown coffee shop. Plus, a well-executed plan gets the arrests and seizures they wanted and Sergeant Hinton and Steinkampf prepare for a trip up north.
Sunday, Nov. 4:
Revenge (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
The ties that bind Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) and Conrad (Henry Czerny) are tested as they reaffirm their loyalties and commitment to each other. Meanwhile, the all-knowing Mason (Roger Bart) Treadwell digs deeper as Emily (Emily VanCamp) and Amanda (Margarita Levieva) struggle to keep their pasts a secret.
666 Park Avenue (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT/CT
The aftermath of the Dorans' Halloween party leaves everyone with an emotional and psychological hangover. Jane (Rachael Taylor), traumatized by the terror she experienced, is even more devastated by the lack of support, not only from the detectives investigating the case, but also from Henry (Dave Annable), leading to repercussions in their relationship. Then, in one horrifying moment, Jane pieces together how is she is connected to the history of the building.
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