City Prime-time Programming Highlights Monday, Nov. 25 to Sunday, Dec. 1
– Canadian actress, activist, and model Pamela Anderson (Baywatch) guest stars as Ryan’s unorthodox therapist in original comedy Package Deal –
– The Biggest Loser, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl, and The Middle give thanks this week with special American Thanksgiving-themed episodes –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for November 25 to December 1. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Nov. 25:
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
While Marshall (Jason Segel) and baby Marvin continue to make their way to Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin’s (Cobie Smulders) wedding, the bus they are riding gets stuck in traffic. In order to get Marvin to sleep, Marshall creates rhymes involving the gang’s many adventures for all the bus passengers to hear.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“And the First Day of School”
Max (Kat Dennings) attempts to make a good impression on her first day of pastry school, but finds the class clown, Deke (guest star Eric Andre, The Internship), to be extremely distracting. Meanwhile, Caroline (Beth Behrs) tries to impress Max’s handsome teacher, Nicolas (recurring guest star Gilles Marini).
Mike & Molly (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Careful What You Dig For”
Molly (Melissa McCarthy) meets her literary idol, J.C. Small (guest star and Academy Award®-winning actress Susan Sarandon, The Company You Keep), a cynic who advises her to write about things in her life that she wouldn’t want people to know. Meanwhile, Mike (Billy Gardell) invites his mother over for dinner in an effort to cheer her up.
Mom (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Belgian Waffles and Bathroom Privileges”
Christy (Anna Faris) has trouble accepting how much easier life is after Bonnie (Allison Janney) moves in. Meanwhile, Baxter (Matt Jones) sets up camp in the driveway.
Law & Order: UK: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
A woman’s body is pulled from the River Thames. After ruling out suicide, Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks (Bradley Walsh) and Detective Sergeant Sam Casey (Paul Nicholls) focus their enquiries on the victim's abusive ex-husband, Richard (Patrick Baladi).
Tuesday, Nov. 26:
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
To celebrate Thanksgiving, the contestants race to load boxes of food onto trucks to help tornado victims in Moore, Oklahoma. The winning team is rewarded with a reunion with their loved ones – complete with a Thanksgiving dinner. Plus, The Biggest Loser catches up with Season 14’s child ambassador, Sunny, for an update. Later, an emotional weigh-in leaves a trainer bidding a tearful goodbye to a beloved contestant.
Dads (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Accusations of elder abuse force Crawford (Martin Mull) and David (Peter Riegert) into foster care for seniors. At first, Eli (Seth Green) and Warner (Giovanni Ribisi) are happy, but later, guilt sets in – leading them to hatch a plan to rescue their fathers. Meanwhile, Crawford's childish and sloppy habits get between Camila (Vanessa Lachey) and Warner.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Amy (Melissa Fumero) wants to host a Thanksgiving dinner for the entire precinct, but it turns into a holiday disaster when Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) and Jake (Andy Samberg) rush out to catch a perp. Thankfully, Charles (Joe Lo Truglio) steps in to save “Turkey Day.”
New Girl (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
Nick (Jake Johnson) and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) take the gang camping for Thanksgiving to test out their survival skills. Coach (recurring guest star Damon Wayans Jr.) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) battle over who’s the best woodsman; and Cece (Hannah Simone) and Winston (Lamorne Morris) bond over their mutual distaste for the outdoors.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
When Mindy's (Mindy Kaling) cheating ex-boyfriend Josh (recurring guest star Tommy Dewey) invites her to his wedding, she panics to find a date and begrudgingly decides to take Peter (Adam Pally). Meanwhile, Danny's (Chris Messina) little brother Richie (guest star Max Minghella, The Ides of March) is in town to make a big announcement.
Wednesday, Nov. 27:
The Middle: 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Thanksgiving finds the Heck family in turmoil when Dr. Goodwin (recurring guest star Jack McBrayer) and Uncle Rusty's wife (recurring guest star Mary Birdson) and kids show up unannounced for dinner. Meanwhile, Axl (Charlie McDermott) tries to tell his parents he dropped three college classes; and Frankie's (Patricia Heaton) dad Tag (recurring guest star Jerry Van Dyke) admits to Mike (Neil Flynn) that he lost money gambling online and can’t take his wife Pat (recurring guest star Marsha Mason) on their planned cruise.
Thursday, Nov. 28:
Package Deal: 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
**City Original Series**
“A Few Good Muffins”
When Kim (Julia Voth) gets into a muddy altercation with a masseuse at a day spa, Danny (Randal Edwards) represents her at trial. Kim’s stubborn pursuit of justice clashes with the realities of the law, and it looks like she’ll be convicted – until a new piece of evidence pops up that may just work in her favour. Meanwhile, Ryan (Jay Malone) meets his new therapist, Dr. Sydney Forbes (guest star Pamela Anderson, Baywatch), and becomes very uncomfortable with her unorthodox style. Meanwhile, Sheldon (Harland Williams) gets into the kids party-planning business and in order to land his first big bar mitzvah, he has to wine and dine a high-rolling client – who happens to be a 13-year-old boy.
Friday, Nov. 29:
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“Extreme Howdy’s Makeover”
Howdy’s is taken over by business innovator Maxine (guest star Molly Shannon, Saturday Night Live), who inspires the employees to come up with an idea to revamp the store.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) wants to officially adopt baby Hope (Baylie and Rylie Cregut) as her own, but the adoption process doesn't give her the "motherhood moment" she was hoping for.
Sunday, Dec. 1:
Storage Wars Canada: 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**OLN Original Series**
“Crazy From the Heat”
As they melt under an unrelenting North York, ON, sun, all the buyers lose their minds in various ways. Paul pounces on a loser of a locker, veteran Cindy makes a rookie mistake, Roy has a meltdown, and Ursula simply melts.
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