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Citytv Programming Highlights: Monday, Dec. 10 to Sunday, Dec. 16

– Give the best gifts this holiday season with tips from Cityline’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide
– Beloved couple Ashley and J.P. tie the knot in the nuptial event of the season in The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding –
– Sing along to classic seasonal favourites performed by Michael Bublé and special celebrity guests on Michael Bublé: Home for the Holidays
– Herald in the holiday season with special festive episodes of New Girl, The Mindy Project, Malibu Country, Last Man Standing, and Raising Hope –
 
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for December 10 to December 16. All programming is subject to change.

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Monday, Dec. 10:

Cityline
: 9 a.m. ET/ PT/MT/CT
“12 DIY Days of Christmas Prep”
Host Tracy Moore, interior design expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault, landscape designer Carson Arthur, and chef Randy Feltis share festive DIY household tips and tricks.
 
Cityline’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: 7 p.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
**One-hour special**
Host Tracy Moore and more than 50 trusted Cityline guest experts showcase everything viewers need to get ready for the bustling holiday season. Cityline’s three chefs put a new twist on a holiday recipe, fashion experts Sandra Pittana, Lynn Spence and Lisa Rogers present hot holiday outfits, and interior designers Kimberly Seldon and Brian Gluckstein give ideas on how to take a front door from functional to festive. Plus, acclaimed Canadian vocalists The Tenors stop by the studio to serenade the audience.
 
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m., ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Over-correction”
Barney's (Neil Patrick Harris) developing relationship with Patrice (recurring guest star Ellen D. Williams) leaves Robin (Cobie Smulders) questioning his motives. Meanwhile, Marshall's (Jason Segel) widowed mother gets back into the dating pool, but he thinks she may be swimming with a shark.
 
Happy Endings: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“To Serb with Love”
Jane (Eliza Coupe) and Alex’s (Elisha Cuthbert) parents plan a huge party to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the family mattress business. Plus, Alex must inform Dave (Zachary Knighton) that she hasn’t told her mom and dad that they’re back together yet.
 
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two back-to-back episodes**
“And the Big Opening”
Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behr) host a grand-opening celebration at their cupcake shop, and Max invites all her former flames so that she can show off her success.
 
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“And the Silent Partner”
Max (Kat Dennings) offers to make Sophie (Jennifer Coolidge) a silent partner in the cupcake shop, but Sophie and Caroline (Beth Behr) have very different visions for the company.
 
Michael Bublé: Home for the Holidays (s/NBC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**One-hour special**
This night is anything but silent when Canadian singing sensation Michael Bublé returns with another star-studded holiday Christmas special. Filmed in his hometown of Vancouver, the multi Grammy Award®-winning singer is joined by guest stars Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton, fellow Canadian Carly Rae Jepsen, and even Elmo, on songs including “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Let it Snow,” “All I want for Christmas is You,” and “Winter Wonderland.” Plus, with a little magic, Bublé performs the seasonal classic "White Christmas” in a special duet with Bing Crosby
 
Tuesday, Dec. 11:
 
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Makeover Madness”
From the pages of Chatelaine, food editor Claire Tansey shows host Tracy Moore how to make peppermint meringue kisses, executive editor Laurie Jennings gives tips for staying healthy over the holidays, and designers Kimberley Seldon and Julia Black showcase holiday decorating tips. Plus, Chatelaine’s assistant fashion editor Tyler Franch has the hottest holiday looks of the season.
 
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 8 p.m.. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Last Christmas”
Virginia (Martha Plimpton) becomes an extreme couponer to stock up on supplies due to an apocalyptic prophecy from an ancient calendar. Meanwhile, Jimmy (Lucas Neff) wants to give Hope (Rylie Cregut) a memorable Christmas, and Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) works on her bucket list.
 
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Santa”
While attending multiple holiday parties in one night, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) tries to avoid Sam (David Walton), Nick (Jake Jonhson) tries to keep up with his adventurous date, and Winston (Lamorne Morris) gets a cranberry stuck in his ear.
 
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“J&M’s Christmas Party”
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) throws a Christmas party for her colleagues, who finally get to meet Josh (Tommy Dewey), but no one is more surprised than Mindy when she learns her new boyfriend's secret.
 
Private Practice (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“I’m Fine”
During a dark moment in his life, Sheldon (Brian Benben) finds happiness with a new woman, but becomes increasingly suspicious about his patient Nick's (Carter MacIntyre) involvement in the case of a girl gone missing from the hospital.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 12:
 
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Twenty Years”
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) begins to think that Mike (Neil Flynn) may be bored of her as their 20th anniversary approaches. Meanwhile, Sue (Eden Sher) frantically tries to plan their anniversary party, and Axl (Charlie McDermott) pushes Brick (Atticus Shaffer) too far when he ruins the ending of his book.
 
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Diamond in the Rough”
Claire (Julie Bown) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) try house-flipping after they renovate an overgrown baseball field for Manny (Rico Rodriguez) and Luke's (Nolan Gould) playoff game, but Phil (Ty Burrell) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) aren't buying their pitch.
 
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
**Special Day**
“Bar Lies”
Premiere day of Dancing with the Stars has finally arrived and James (James Van Der Beek) is in L.A. preparing for his big debut. Meanwhile, Chloe (Krysten Ritter) is back home in New York taking advantage of James's empty penthouse in another one of her infamous schemes.
 
Thursday, Dec. 13:
 
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Home Day”
Designers Kimberley Seldon, Shai Deluca-Tamasi, and Jane Lockhart join host Tracy Moore for “Home Day,” featuring holiday decorating tips. Plus, see some ideas for decorating a family friendly living room without compromising on style.
 
Person of Interest (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Shadow Box”
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Scandal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Blown Away”
While working in the White House, Olivia (Kerry Washington) helps Vice-President Sally Langston (Kate Burton), Cyrus (Jeff Perry) stumbles across the truth about James’s (Dan Bucatinsky) secret investigation, and one of Olivia’s associates struggles to come to terms with a shocking betrayal.
 
Friday, Dec. 14:
 
Cityline: 9 a.m. ET/PT/MT/CT
“Fashion Friday”
Host Tracy Moore welcomes celebrity hairstylist Sally Hershberger and makeup artist Dino Dilio. Plus, style expert Lynn Spence shares some holiday looks from Joe Fresh and author Desiree Stordahl (Don’t Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me) shares makeup tips and tricks.
 
Last Man Standing (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“Putting a Hit on Christmas”
Mike (Tim Allen) wants to give Vanessa (Nancy Travis) a stress-free holiday, so he tries to send the kids away for Christmas. Meanwhile, Ed (Hector Elizondo) goes turkey hunting and shoots a bald eagle by mistake.
 
**Join in the special live Twitter chat during the show with Amanda Fuller (Kristin Baxter) @amandafuller27 using the hashtag #LastManStanding.
 
Malibu Country (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“Merry Malibu Christmas”
Reba (Reba McEntire) is shocked when Kim (Sara Rue) is chosen over her to sing a solo during the church's Christmas service. Meanwhile, June (Juliette Angelo) confides in Cash (Justin Prentice) that she’s beginning to question her faith in God.

**Join in the special live Twitter chat during the show with Sara Rue
@SARARUEFORREAL using the hashtag #MalibuCountry.
 
Fringe (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Black Blotter”
Walter (John Noble) uses an LSD experience to jog his memory about a plan to beat the Observers. Meanwhile, Peter (Joshua Jackson) and Olivia (Anna Torv) follow a strange signal into the forest, but the trail leads to a shocking scene.
 
Saturday, Dec. 15:
 
The Liquidator: 8:30 p.m. ET/MT/PT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**Canadian Original Series**
“Everything Must Go”
Jeff surprises his store manager Ron with several unannounced truckloads of liquidated items. Diving into the truckloads of treasure head first, Jeff and his team unearth everything from brand new power tools, to bird food. Later, yet another mystery truckload arrives – much to Jeff’s delight and Ron’s dismay.
 
Sunday, Dec. 16:
 
The Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding(s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two-hour Special**
Follow fan-favourite couple Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum through their pre-ceremony festivities, including Ashley’s dress fittings, meetings with their wedding planner, and the bachelor/bachelorette parties. Then, watch as they embark on the next chapter of their romantic journey with a beautiful wedding ceremony, officiated by the man who was there when the sparks first began to fly, franchise host Chris Harrison.

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