City Prime-time Programming Highlights Monday, Dec. 2 to Sunday, Dec. 8
– The highly anticipated 2014 GRAMMY® nominees are revealed in The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live! Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night, Friday –
– The spirit of the holidays comes alive on all-new Christmas themed episodes of Dads, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and The Mindy Project –
Below is a chronological listing of detailed highlights for December 2 to 8. All programming is subject to change.
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Monday, Dec. 2:
How I Met Your Mother (s/CBS): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Much to Robin's (Cobie Smulders) dismay, Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) becomes fixated on having his rehearsal dinner at a laser tag arena. Meanwhile, Ted (Josh Radnor) aggravates Lily (Alyson Hannigan) when he doesn't come through on a promise.
2 Broke Girls (s/CBS): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
“And the Life After Death”
Caroline (Beth Behrs) attends her former nanny’s funeral, thinking the family will be honoured to have her. However, she quickly learns that they have no idea who she is.
Mike & Molly (s/CBS): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“Poker in the Front, Looker in the Back”
Molly (Melissa McCarthy) believes her suspicious next-door neighbour is up to no good and recruits Joyce (Swoosie Kurtz) to help her spy on him. Meanwhile, the guys share their dreams and aspirations with each other during a poker night.
Mom (s/CBS): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Cotton Candy and Blended Fish”
Christy (Anna Faris) and Bonnie (Allison Janney) go out of their way to help a sick friend. Meanwhile, Violet (Sadie Calvano) is frustrated by the realities of pregnancy.
Law & Order: UK: 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
When an elderly woman is found dead in her flat, Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks (Bradley Walsh) and Detective Sergeant Sam Casey (Paul Nicholls) suspect her caregiver is to blame for her death.
Tuesday, Dec. 3:
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
The contestants are shocked when host Alison Sweeney tells them that one player’s weight will count as their teams’ total weight-loss at this week’s weigh-in. The player with the lowest percentage of weight loss will go home, taking their trainer with them. Meanwhile, a trainer brings one of their contestants back to a sport they once loved; and two players celebrate weight-loss milestones.
Dads (s/FOX): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
“The Glitch That Stole Christmas”
Eli (Seth Green) and Warner’s (Giovanni Ribisi) ex-game designer seeks revenge by including an offensive word in their family-friendly Christmas game. Meanwhile, Edna (Tonita Castro) encourages David (Peter Riegert) to become a mall Santa in order to make money for Eli’s gift.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (s/FOX): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
When Captain Holt (Andre Braugher) receives death threats, Jake (Andy Samberg) both enjoys and abuses his role as acting security. Meanwhile, Amy (Melissa Fumero) attempts to gather the precinct for a Christmas photo, but a lack of enthusiasm defeats her efforts.
The Mindy Project (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
“Christmas Party Sex Trap”
In an attempt to spend more time with Cliff (recurring guest star Glenn Howerton), Mindy (Mindy Kaling) plans an office Christmas party for the entire building. However, things don’t go according to plan when Brendan’s (Mark Duplass) date steals Mindy's thunder and performs a seductive "Santa Baby" dance for the party guests.
Wednesday, Dec. 4:
The Middle (s/ABC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Frankie (Patricia Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn) house-sit for her sister, but the home's computerized features perplex them. Meanwhile, Sue (Eden Sher) looks after Brick (Atticus Shaffer); and Axl (Charlie McDermott) and his pals go on a road trip to visit his ex-girlfriend.
Back in the Game (s/ABC): 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, 9:30 p.m. MT, 7:30 p.m. CT
Terry (Maggie Lawson) plays politics when she challenges Dick (Benjamin Koldyke) for the position of league president. Meanwhile, “The Cannon” (James Caan) takes Danny (Griffin Gluck) out to the golf course to teach him a lesson in the importance of being a leader.
Modern Family (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
“The Big Game”
Cam (Eric Stonestreet) prepares to coach an important football game that could break a record, but his intensity blocks out the fact that the other team is at a disadvantage. Meanwhile, Claire (Julie Bowen) tries to prove to the staff that she’s more than just the boss’s daughter; and Phil (Ty Burrell) teaches his kids about optimism.
Super Fun Night (s/ABC): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Kimmie (Rebel Wilson) thinks back to when her big promotion changed her life and gave her the confidence to convince her best friends Helen-Alice (Liza Lapira) and Marika (Lauren Ash) to break their “super fun night” tradition and actually go out on a Friday night.
Nashville (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“I’m Tired of Pretending”
Maddie (Lennon Stella) wants to spend more time with Deacon (Charles Esten), causing Teddy (Eric Close) to feel like he’s being replaced. Meanwhile, Lamar (Powers Boothe) asks Rayna (Connie Britton) to secure Tandy's support as a character witness; and Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) fears that Layla's (Aubrey Peeples) career is stealing some of her spotlight.
Thursday, Dec. 5:
The Sound of Music Live! (s/NBC): 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
Live from New York City, the 1959 Broadway musical stage production of The Sound of Music is brought to life in a landmark television event led by a stellar cast including GRAMMY Award®-winning artist Carrie Underwood as Maria and Stephen Moyer (True Blood) as Captain von Trapp. Joining them are Tony Award®-winning performers Audra McDonald (Private Practice) as Mother Abbess, Christian Borle (Smash) as Max Detweiler, and Laura Benanti (Go On) as Elsa Schrader. Featuring sing-a-long favourites such as “My Favourite Things” and “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” the iconic story takes place in pre-Second World War Austria and centres on a young woman who leaves a convent to serve as governess to the seven children of a widower naval officer.
Friday, Dec. 6:
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
**Two Back-to-back Episodes**
“Murder She Hoped”
Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) get new backyard neighbours, and Burt is convinced that there is something suspicious about them.
Raising Hope (s/FOX): 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, 10:30 p.m. MT, 8:30 p.m. CT
Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and Virginia (Martha Plimpton) fear that Jimmy (Lucas Neff) and Sabrina's (Shannon Woodward) marriage has lost its spark, so they use their own relationship experiences to shake things up.
The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live! Countdown To Music's Biggest Night (s/CBS): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
Hosted by GRAMMY® winner LL COOL J, the 2014 nominees are announced with performances by GRAMMY® winner and Canadian artist Drake, fellow Canadian superstar Robin Thicke, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and four-time GRAMMY® winner Keith Urban.
Sunday, Dec. 8:
Storage Wars Canada: 8 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. MT, 7 p.m. CT
**OLN Original Series**
“The Thrilla in Clairevilla”
Paul and Bogart go head-to-head for the best locker, and Roy gets a thrill from driving up the prices. Meanwhile, Ursula dreams of rocking out, and Rick and Cindy drive a hard bargain.
Revenge (s/ABC): 9 p.m. ET/PT, 10 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT
As the wedding quickly approaches, Emily (Emily VanCamp) puts the finishing touches on her final takedown. But the tighter Emily holds the Graysons in her grasp, the more they seem to slip through her fingers.
Betrayal (s/ABC): 10 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. MT, 9 p.m. CT
“...It's Just You and Me Now”
Even as the FBI is tracking him down, Jack (Stuart Townsend) whisks Sara (Hannah Ware) away for a romantic road trip. Meanwhile, T.J.'s (Henry Thomas) behaviour goes from reckless to dangerous, as he struggles to deal with Brandy's (Helena Mattsson) death and find his place at his father's company.
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