City Prime-time Programming Highlights Monday, Oct. 14 to Sunday, Oct. 20
– Three small words throw a wrench in Kim and Danny’s relationship on a new episode of original comedy Package Deal –
– Canadian Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) guest stars as Tom’s new girlfriend this week on Parks and Recreation –
– A mysterious client puts Liv and the gladiators at Pope & Associates in danger on an all-new Scandal –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for October 14 to 20. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Oct. 14:
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Poker Game”
When Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) is forced to pick sides in a fight between Robin (Cobie Smulders) and his mother (recurring guest star Frances Conroy), Lily (Alyson Hannigan) coaches him on how not to ruin his relationship. Meanwhile, Ted (Josh Radnor) and Marshall (Jason Segal) get into an argument over wedding gifts and thank-you cards.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“And the Group Head”
In order to learn how to use the new cappuccino maker they bought for their cupcake shop, Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) take temporary side jobs as baristas at a local coffee house.
Package Deal: 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
“I Love You???”
After uttering “I love you” to Kim (Julia Voth) without any response, Danny (Randal Edwards) is unsure about the state of their relationship. When he asks his brothers for help, they convince him to take his “I love you” back, leaving Kim feeling hurt. Meanwhile, Sheldon’s (Harland Williams) new big-and-tall coffin business sends Ryan (Jay Malone) into a pit of despair, as he is forced to confront his fear of death – and caskets.
Mom (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Loathing and Tube Socks”
Christy's (Anna Faris) patience is tested by everyone she knows. Meanwhile, Bonnie (Allison Janney) runs into an old rival.
The Project: Guatemala: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
**OLN Original Series**
In order to make a contribution to the community centre grounds, the participants work in various local industries to learn what a day’s wage can buy in Guatemala. Later, host Ray Zahab’s adventure challenge takes everyone to Monterrico to get a taste of life on the coast, including fishing in the Mangroves and climbing for coconuts. Back at Project Somos, the girls’ inappropriate behaviour lands them in hot water. Plus, catch the half-hour digital after show The Project Live online at OLN.ca/theproject following the show. Drew, Kalin, Nikki, and Tianna join co-hosts Rachel David (Rogers Your World This Week) and Adam Wylde (KiSS 92.5) to chat about what happened on The Project: Guatemala this week.
Tuesday, Oct. 15:
The Biggest Loser: 8 p.m. ET on OMNI 1 (s/ABC), 9 p.m. MT on OMNI AB (s/ABC), 7 p.m. PT on OMNI BC
Trainers Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels, and Dolvett Quince participate in casting sessions to help select new contestants for the first time in the show’s history. Returning with a “Second Chances” theme, this season offers contestants – including American Idol winner Ruben Studdard – a chance to reclaim their health and rewrite their futures.
Dads (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Warner (Giovanni Ribisi) and Eli (Seth Green) worry about their dads' health, so the four guys visit the doctor to get physicals. However, when the doctor dies before giving Warner his test results, he begins to question his own mortality.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
A detective from the Special Crimes Unit nicknamed “The Vulture” (guest star Dean Winters, 30 Rock) takes over Jake’s (Andy Samberg) nearly solved murder case, threatening to steal his victory. Refusing to give up the case, Jake enlists the precinct to find the murder weapon before “The Vulture” does. Meanwhile, Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) and Gina (Chelsea Peretti) help Terry (Terry Crews) get recertified to carry a gun.
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
When Nick (Jake Johnson) inherits money from his late father, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) is determined to put the funds to good use and secretly tackle Nick's box of unwanted responsibilities – otherwise known as unpaid bills. Meanwhile, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) tries to find meaning in life and asks for guidance from Rabbi Feiglin (guest star Jon Lovitz, Mr. Box Office).
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
After hitting it off with a journalist named Jason (guest star Ben Feldman, Mad Men) who thinks she’s too mainstream, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) is keen on showing him how cultured she really is. To prove it, Mindy invites Jason to Christina's (recurring guest star Chloe Sevigny) art show, where nude photos of Danny (Chris Messina) are on display.
Wednesday, Oct. 16:
Revolution (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
As their wounds heal, Miles (Billy Burke) and Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) plot resistance to what they fear may be a Patriot occupation. Plus, Aaron’s (Zak Orth) mind works overtime awake or asleep with mind-blowing effectiveness; and Monroe (David Lyons) and Charlie's (Tracy Spiridakos) dynamic begins to evolve.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The Late Show”
Jay (Ed O'Neill) goes out of his way to make dinner reservations for a night out with the adults in the family. But much to his despair, each household is running late – Claire (Julie Bowen) and Phil (Ty Burrell) are in a spat over letting Luke (Nolan Gould) stay home alone, and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) are debating over their outfit choice.
Super Fun Night (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Chick or Treat”
Kimmie (Rebel Wilson) decides that surprising Richard (Kevin Bishop) with a sexy costume at the office Halloween party is the perfect way to tell him how she feels about him. However, Kendall (Kate Jenkinson) has the same plan. Meanwhile, the girls are invited to a Halloween party hosted by a few men in their apartment building.
Nashville (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“You’re No Angel Yourself”
Rayna (Connie Britton) leaves Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) in the lurch when she decides to cancel the remainder of the tour. Meanwhile, Teddy (Eric Close) asks Peggy (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) to marry him, but tries to delay breaking the news to his daughters.
Thursday, Oct. 17:
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Flashbacks reveal how Alice (Sophie Lowe) and Cyrus (Peter Gadiot) fell in love, and how Cyrus ended up in Wonderland. Down the rabbit hole, Alice devises a plan to find Cyrus and use his genie bottle as bait to discover who she’s up against. Meanwhile, the Red Queen (Emma Rigby) and Jafar (Naveen Andrews) face off.
The Crazy Ones (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Breakfast Burrito Club”
While trying to brainstorm ad campaign ideas for a breakfast burrito, the gang procrastinates and delves into each other's personal lives.
Parks and Recreation: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Gin it Up!”
Leslie (Amy Poehler) tries to be a voice of reason when a minor scandal gets blown out of proportion. Meanwhile, Tom (Aziz Ansari) attempts to impress a love interest, and Ben (Adam Scott) strongly encourages Ron (Nick Offerman) to prepare his last will and testament.
Scandal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington”
A Midwestern mom hires Pope & Associates under mysterious conditions that lead to a very dangerous situation. Meanwhile, President Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Mellie (Bellamy Young) admit their true feelings for each other.
Friday, Oct. 18:
Back in the Game: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“The Change Up”
Danny (Griffin Gluck) gets girl advice from “The Cannon” (James Caan), who tells him that bad boys have better luck with women. Meanwhile, Terry (Maggie Lawson) and Lulu (Lenora Crichlow) have a wild girls’ night out.
Sunday, Oct. 20:
Storage Wars Canada: 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**OLN Original Series**
“Safes n’ Shakes”
In Orangeville, ON, the buyers resort to head games to psych out the competition. Roy manages to distract Cindy, but gets caught up in Ursula’s charm. Later, Roy and Cindy double-team Paul and Bogart.
Meet the Family: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
Mack and Kristen are taking their relationship to the next level: meeting the family. What Mack doesn’t know is that Kristen’s family is played by actors determined to give him a hard time. Mom blames Mack for losing her cat, and trouble-making sister Hannah needs his help to escape. Meanwhile, fire-chief Dad has a real axe to grind.
Revenge (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
After Emily’s (Emily VanCamp) biggest takedown fails, she must rely on help from an unlikely source to investigate what went wrong. Plus, Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) makes a bold move to secure her independence.
Betrayal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“...That is Not What Ships Are Built For”
Drew’s (Chris J. Johnson) suspicions lead him to confront Sara (Hannah Ware) about her recent whereabouts, and Thatcher (James Cromwell) resorts to distasteful tactics in an attempt to stay in power. Meanwhile, T.J. (Henry Thomas) makes friends with the wrong crowd as he tries to find his independence.
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